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Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, August 8, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Noel Bracken Beladd, Portlaoise, Laois Bracken Noel. Beladd, Portlaoise, August 5th 2022, suddenly, at his residence. Deeply...

Classy Culleton hits 2-4 as Mountmellick claim bragging rights against The Rock

Mountmellick 3-14 The Rock 0-9 Laois IFC Round 2 - Losers section Mountmellick and The Rock collided in the Laois IFC Round 2 losers section on...
Timahoe intermediate

Timahoe go goal crazy to book intermediate quarter-final place

Timahoe 5-9 O'Dempsey's 1-11 Laois IFC Round 2 - Losers section Timahoe are through to round three of this year’s Laois Intermediate football championship following a...
Jack L

From the Archives: An ode to Jack L, the boy from Athy

This piece by John Whelan was originally published in August 2017 ahead of Jack L's appearance at Electric Picnic.  It's a timely article again, following...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, August 7, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Richard (Dickie) Dempsey Swan Road, Durrow, Laois Predeceased by by his beloved wife Joan, father Richard, mother...
Nurses

Workers in Laois-Offaly still waiting for pandemic bonus payment promised by Government

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that “the Taoiseach must directly intervene to ensure frontline workers in Laois/Offaly receive the pandemic bonus...

Super Sale weekend in Fifty Seven Boutique in Athy

Those of us who love a good bargain in the Summer sales should arrange their schedule to be on Leinster Street in Athy at...
Death notices Laois

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, August 6, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Josephine Brennan (née Cantwell) Killeshin, Carlow/Killeshin, Laois/Kilkenny City, Kilkenny Josephine Brennan (née Cantwell) of Coolane, Killeshin, Carlow, Co....
Solas Eco Garden Centre 1

JOB VACANCY: Part-time chef position at Solas Eco Garden Shop in Portarlington

Solas Eco Garden Centre are looking for an experienced individual who is passionate about Irish produce and food to join our team as a...

Luxury Laois country house nominated for European sustainability award

Inch House near Stradbally has been nominated for a European tourism sustainability award - organised by Quartz Inn Hotels - in the categories of...
Camross Camogie

Plenty of questions as Laois camogie championship gets underway this weekend

The Laois camogie championship is kicking off this weekend and there is much at stake between healing last year’s wounds as well as the...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Friday, August 5, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Thomas Maher 56 Hillview Drive Knockmay, Portlaoise, Laois Died peacefully at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, surrounded...

Graiguecullen have too much for Annanough as they claim big Junior win

Graiguecullen 3-12 Annanough 1-5 Laois JFC 'A' Group A Round 2 Graiguecullen gave their chances of reaching the knockout stages of this year's Laois JFC 'A'...
Live Blog - Laois SFC

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Courtwood take on Portlaoise in the Laois...

It's a case of little v large in O'Moore Park this evening as Courtwood take on Portlaoise in the second round of the Laois...
Electric Picnic General

Young Laois performers in with a chance of performing at Electric Picnic – as...

Have you ever dreamed of performing on stage? Were you born with a funny bone and fancy trying some stand-up comedy? Or is poetry your...

Talking Sport Podcast: A new presenter to help us preview this weekend’s football championship...

It's important to have a strong panel and good subs to bring in when you need them. And that's the case with us here in...

SOLAS – Craft and Farmers Market, Food and Local Milk

Yet another busy week of improvements and media coverage here at SOLAS Eco Garden Centre in Portarlington. On Monday we had a visit from ‘The...
Brian Stanley carers

‘Carers are fulfilling a vital role and I am calling on the Government to...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling on the Government to improve the situation for Family Carers in the upcoming Budget. “This week I met with...
Kieran O'Donnell Portlaoise

Previewing Thursday night’s Laois club football championship action

Laois SFC - Portlaoise v Courtwood In O'Moore Park at 7.45pm Portlaoise will be looking to settle a score this evening in O'Moore Park when they...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 4, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Thomas Maher 56 Hillview Drive Knockmay, Portlaoise, Laois Died peacefully at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise surround...
Noel Ryan RIP

Sadness at death of Noel Ryan from Portlaoise, huge supporter of community and charity...

There is sadness in Portlaoise and surrounding areas following the death of Noel Ryan, a man well known in business, community, charity and sporting...

In Pictures: Parks Tennis Summer Camp proves a big hit in Vicarstown

No matter what your interest is, there is a summer camp for you. Not only are the options getting better, but there's also more coming...

Seven Laois outdoor projects share almost €220,000

A new lakeside trail in Kilminchy and a cycle hub in Durrow are among the seven outdoor projects in Laois that have been granted...

Talking Sport Podcast: Looking back on a memorable day in Croke Park as Laois...

A bit later than we'd have liked but this episode of our Talking Sport Podcast has only one item on the agenda: Laois's brilliant...
Gardai

Gardaí appeal for information after attempted burglary on Laois hotel

Gardaí in Abbeyleix are appealing for information following an attempted burglary at the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel in the early hours of Tuesday morning. It's understood...
Electric Dreams Jeremiah Grant

Jeremiah Grant to put on four quality live shows throughout month of August –...

The hospitality and live entertainment industry have been badly hit over the past couple of years - and they've been working hard to get...
New Car Sales Laois

Laois car sales in July show increase though national figure is well down

New car sales in Laois were up 5% in July according to figures released this week by SIMI, the Society of the Irish Motor...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Pamela (Pam) O'Byrne (née Fennell) Greystones, Wicklow/Newbridge, Kildare/Portlaoise, Laois Pamela (Pam) O’Byrne née Fennell of Newbridge, Co. Kildare...
GAA General

All of Tuesday night’s Laois GAA results as walkovers dominate again

There was a number of Laois GAA club games fixed for Tuesday evening around the county though half of them resulted in walkovers and...
Portlaoise Institute

New Business Sustainability & Environmental Studies course now available at Portlaoise Institute

Portlaoise Institute is delighted to offer a new QQI Level 5 in Business Sustainability & Environmental Studies. This course will give learners the opportunity...