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Laois manager Sheehan passionately defends his players following failure to achieve promotion from Division...

Laois senior football manager Billy Sheehan has defended his players following their failure to gain promotion from Division 4 of the National League. Laois scored...
Jobs in Laois

All the recent job vacancies as advertised on LaoisToday

There are a number of job vacancies in Laois being advertised on LaoisToday at the moment. Below we have listed all of the roles advertised...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois minors begin championship campaign and senior...

It is a huge day on the hurling front with two massive games involving Laois teams both inside and outside the county. The Laois minor...
John Lennon RIP

Shock and sadness as young Graiguecullen man dies following accident in Thailand

There is shock and sadness following the passing of a young Graiguecullen man after an accident in Thailand. John Lennon, aged in his 20s, passed...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, March 25, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Joe Lawler 68 St Fiacc's Tce, Graiguecullen, Carlow / Graiguecullen, Laois Joe Lawler, 68 St Fiacc's Tce,...
Laois GAA

All square as Annanough and Graiguecullen draw in ACFL Division 4 opener

Graiguecullen 0-7 Annanough 0-7  ACFL Division 4 Round 1  It was honours even in Fr Maher Park as Graiguecullen and Annanough began their ACFL Division 4...
Laois County Council General

‘Some old people are afraid to go to mass’ – Caravans and horses in...

Old people in a Laois housing estate are afraid to go to mass - a meeting in Laois County Council heard recently. The issue surrounds...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, March 24, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Maura Phelan (née Guilfoyle) Killeaney, Kilbricken, Shanahoe, Laois Maura Phelan, Killeaney, Kilbricken, Shanahoe, Co Laois. Died peacefully,...
Telfords are currently seeking to hire a trade sales advisor for their Portlaoise store

Job Vacancy: Telfords Portlaoise seeking to hire Trade Sales Advisor

Telfords Portlaoise Ltd are seeking an energetic, bright individual to join their Trade Sales Team in Portlaoise. Key Responsibilities: . Provide a high quality of...
Football General

Late Kelly goal sees Crettyard get the better of St Joseph’s in league opener

Crettyard 1-4 St Joseph's 0-6 ACFL Division 3 Round 1 A late goal from Dara Kelly helped Crettyard to a narrow win over their neighbours St...
The Heath vision impaired Golf (2)

In Pictures: Laois club host successful first ever vision impaired golf try day

The Heath Golf Club hosted a Vision Impaired Golf try day successful recently. The club's PGA coach, Mark O'Boyle, and a number of Heath Golf...
Talking Sport Podcast Cathal Og Greene

Talking Sport Podcast: London calling, hurling battle and Cathal Og Greene interview

The countdown is well and truly on to this weekend's NFL Division 4 clash between Laois and London and ahead of that game we...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, March 23, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. James (Jimmy) Ryan Castlemarket, Ballinakill, Laois / Ballyouskill, Kilkenny James died, unexpectedly, at The Mater Hospital, Dublin....
Rachel Ayers

Big Laois participation at school’s All-Ireland cross country championship finals

Saturday last, March 11, saw the closing event of the schools cross country competition, the qualifier for the International competition due to be held...
Cahir Healy podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Laois U-20 footballers beat Carlow and the elements plus Cahir Healy...

Alan was in Dr Cullen Park on Tuesday night as the Laois U-20 footballers got their Leinster championship campaign off to a winning start...

Powerful second half sees Portlaoise RFC through to U-15 North Midlands final

Portlaoise 62 Cill Dara 26 North Midlands U-15 Rugby Semi Final Portlaoise eventually saw off the challenge of Cill Dara in Togher on Saturday to advance...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. James (Jimmy) Ryan Castlemarket, Ballinakill, Laois / Ballyouskill, Kilkenny James died, unexpectedly, at The Mater Hospital, Dublin....

Dowling’s Gala in Killenard celebrates one year in business this weekend

Setting up in business at the back end of a global pandemic was no easy feat. But Colm and Lynda Dowling, who took the brave...

Engage with the staff of Portlaoise Institute at their Open Evening

Portlaoise Institute will host an Open Day and Evening on Tuesday, March 28, from 5-7pm where prospective students will be welcomed to their campus on...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Looking ahead to the Laois U-20 footballer’s Leinster campaign

The Laois U-20 footballers begin their Leinster championship campaign this evening away to Carlow. Tom Byrne and Sean O'Shea's side are in Dr Cullen Park...
Laois U-16 Ladies New

Two from two as Laois U-16 Ladies defeat Wicklow in Leinster championship

Laois 4-8 Wicklow 1-7 Leinster U-16 ‘B’ Ladies Football Championship Round 2 The Laois U-16 Ladies team made it two wins from two in the Leinster...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. James (Jimmy) Ryan Castlemarket, Ballinakill, Laois / Ballyouskill, Kilkenny James died, unexpectedly, at The Mater Hospital, Dublin....

Mulhall’s SuperValu launches revamped store in Portlaoise

Mulhall's SuperValu in Portlaoise has this week launched its new look, state of the art store following a significant investment in sustainable equipment and...
Portlaoise College Gambia Trip (4)

In Pictures: Laois students work in local school and provide life-saving medicines in trip...

Sixteen students and four staff members of Portlaoise College departed for Banjul as part of the school's Gambia Partnership Project at the end of...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Dead rubber in Dublin and disappointment in Carrick-on-Shannon

It was a busy weekend on the GAA front and our latest Podcast deals with that. Steven is in the presenter's chair as we hear...
Seachtain na Gaelilge

In Pictures: Seachtain na Gaeilge a huge success at Dunamase College

Celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge in Dunamase College/Coláiste Dhún Másc is going from strength to strength. The Irish language is very important to them as a...
Abbeyleix Manor hotel

JOB VACANCIES: Abbeyleix Manor Hotel seeking to fill numerous positions

The family run Abbeyleix Manor Hotel is currently seeking to fill numerous positions. Kitchen Porter Night Porter - part-time position Chef - part-time position To...
EEW Ltd

JOB VACANCY: EEW Ltd seeking to fill Stores and Counter Sales position in Portlaoise

EEW Ltd. is currently seeking to hire a Stores and Counter Sales person for their Portlaoise branch. The electrical wholesalers and distributors are based in...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, March 20, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Kevin Bergin Killeaney, Mountrath, Laois Kevin Bergin, Killeaney, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 17th March 2023 (peacefully), predeceased...
Laois ladies footballers

Nerney hits hat-trick to help Laois Ladies remain in hunt for Division 2 league...

Laois 4-6 Cavan 2-8 Ladies National Football League Division 2 Round 6 The Laois Ladies will go into the final round of the National Football League...