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Laois-based IT company Ortus on being ready for Coronavirus, working from home and busy...

The owner of Laois-based IT company Ortus has spoken about the challenges of working remotely and how they are dealing with staff ahead of...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, June 6, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Margaret Fitzpatrick (née Ryan) Doonane Hill, Crettyard, Laois / Urlingford, Kilkenny Margaret died, peacefully,...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: The incredible Ballyroan Gaels success story of 2006

Our latest Down Memory Lane podcast takes on a slightly different format as we take a look back on a specific sporting achievement. In this...

JOB VACANCY: Crettyard Stone seeking to fill a number of roles

Crettyard Stone is a family run business who specialise in all aspects of quarrying, processing and finishing of natural stone products. We are currently recruiting...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, June 5, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Doreen Carroll (née Barry) Coolkerry, Rathdowney, Laois Doreen Carroll (Nee Barry), Coolkerry, Rathdowney, Co....

In Pictures: Cans, bottles and other rubbish left behind at popular Laois lake

The good weather recently has seen the lake beside The Heath Golf Club become a hive of activity recently. Groups of people have gathered there...

Breslin’s SuperValu Rathdowney launch new online shopping service

Breslin’s Supervalu Rathdowney has this week launched an online shopping service. Their full instore offer can now be accessed online by logging onto www.supervalu.ie and...

Car sales in Laois down 75% in May according to latest industry figures

Car sales in Laois were down 75% in May compared to the same month in 2019, according to the most recent figures issued by...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, June 4, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Donal Walsh Drimaterrill, Ballinakill, Laois Donal died at his residence surrounded by his loving...

Talking Sport: Paul Cahillane on Celtic, Portlaoise, Ireland, Laois and Roy Keane

Our latest Talking Sport Podcast is here and we bring you a brand new format. Alan Hartnett is in the presenter’s chair once again and...

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 celebrates a Sense of Place in Laois

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 is a national day of free creativity for children and young people across Ireland and will take place on Saturday,...

WATCH: How Laois company CJ Sheeran’s have managed to stay going during the Coronavirus

CJ Sheeran's in Mountrath is Ireland's largest manufacturer of timber pallets with 180 employees across their sites in Laois, Westmeath, Dublin and Mayo. Though they've...

Laois Football Memory: Laois shock Monaghan in 2012 to set off on Qualifier run

Laois 2-12 Monaghan 0-12 All-Ireland Qualifiers Round 2 2012 Laois and Monaghan have only met twice in championship football - with the win over the Farney...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. James (Jim) Delaney Derrynaserra, Coolrain, Laois James (Jim) Delaney, Derrynaserra, Coolrain, Portlaoise, Co.Laois. Died...

Laois participants sought as Ireland’s Fittest Family open for applications again

Laois families have a great track record on the hugely popular Ireland's Fittest Family TV programme - and the producers of the show are...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol football action from 2001

The Laois Cumann na mBunscol finals in both hurling and football in O'Moore Park over the years have provided more than their fair share...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Paddy Lalor Abbeycresent, Abbeyleix, Laois Late of Grennan Attanagh, Laois. Dearly devoted husband of...

Joe Mallon Motors Car of the Week: 161 Renault Kadjar from €49 per week

This week’s Car of the Week from Joe Mallon Motors is a 161 Renault Kadjar Dynamique. With a finance option in place, this car could...

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium announces plans to re-open

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium have announced their plan to re-open their 3 stores during the next phase of lifting lockdown restrictions. Fifty Seven...

JOB VACANCY: Laois Garden World seeking to hire staff

Laois Garden World are seeking to hire full and part time sales assistant for busy hardware store. Previous experience and flexibility required. To Apply Please forward CV...

Moment in Time: Knocking on the door of Knock NS in 2009

For our latest Moment in Time we took a trip down memory lane to 2009 and a visit to Knock NS. There has always been...

‘Share the Sunshine’ – and support this year’s Hospice Sunflower Days

Due to Covid-19 it is not possible to hold street collections this year which means Laois Hospice income will be down approximately €12,000. However, the...

Ed Sheeran very nearly called his iconic song ‘Portlaoise Girl’

Ed Sheeran so nearly catapulted Portlaoise on to the international stage - as he told Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show in 2017...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, June 1, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Paddy Lalor Abbeycresent, Abbeyleix, Laois Late of Grennan Attanagh, Laois. Dearly devoted husband of...

Remember the Game: Ballylinan-Glenmore win minor football honours in 2004

Ballylinan-Glenmore 0-8 Stradbally Parish Gaels 0-6 2004 Laois MFC 'A' Final Ballylinan-Glenmore ground out a two-point win over Stradbally Parish Gaels to claim the 2004 Laois...

Ranking our ten favourite Offaly people of all time

In honour of Shane Lowry's Open win in the summer, we came up with a list of our favourite people from across the border. Offaly....

20 things you’ll remember if you went to school in Heywood

You're constantly told that your schooldays are the best days of your life. You never actually believe that when you're in school but there is...

Recalling the legacy of the businessman behind Butler’s Engineering in Portarlington

The 2017 edition of the Portarlington Emigrant Newslatter featured a very interesting article on Pat Butler, the man who founded and built up Butler's...

Rathdowney student honoured by GAA in Future Leaders competition

St Fergal's College Rathdowney Transition Year Student Ella Hayes was among the winners in the recent GAA Future Leaders National Competition for second level...

Culleton, Keenan, Kelly, Lalor and Cuddy – Laois’s top five hurling goalscorers of all...

A recent LaoisToday feature on PJ Cuddy referenced a stat that the Camross man was Laois’s highest goalscorer of all time.  The Laois GAA Bible account...