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Theresa Tynan RIP

Sadness in The Heath and Portlaoise at the passing of Theresa Tynan

The death has occurred of Theresa Tynan (nee Larkin) from The Heath. Theresa was very well-known in Portlaoise and the surrounding areas where she worked...

Fixture details confirmed for Laois’s Tailteann Cup clash with Westmeath

The Laois and Westmeath senior footballers have been handed a Sunday afternoon slot for their opening round Tailteann Cup game on Sunday week, May...
SciFest Mountrath CS

Laois students exhibit their projects at SciFest National Awards in DCU

For the first time in two years, the SciFest National Awards were held in person recently in Dublin City University. Nine Transition Year students at...
The Heath Golf Club

All the latest golf results from around the county

With the weather picking up and the evenings getting longer, activity is picking up on the golf courses around the county. See below the recent...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Theresa Tynan (née Larkin) The Old Road, Ballydavis, Portlaoise, Laois Theresa Tynan, The Old Road, Ballydavis, Portlaoise,...

JOB VACANCY: The Heritage seeking full-time Spa Therapist

The Heritage in Killenard are currently looking to hire a Full Time Spa Therapist to join our existing team. The Heritage offers a sophisticated elegance with impeccable hospitality...
Laois Aloud

Great line up for Laois Aloud live music gig in the Anvil in Portarlington...

The Anvil Inn in Portarlington is one of the best live music venues in the region and this Saturday, May 21, they have a...
Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise

HSE warning of ‘significant disruption’ as Medical Laboratory Scientists set for strike action

The HSE is warning of significant disruption and service delays in hospitals, tomorrow Wednesday May 18 from 8am-8pm, due to the planned industrial action...
Leinster minor hurling final

In Pictures: O’Moore Park buzzing as Laois go down to Offaly in Leinster minor...

What an occasion! A crowd of 12,487 packed into O'Moore Park on Monday evening as Laois and Offaly did battle in the Leinster minor hurling...

Laois amenity on the double at All-Ireland Community Woodlands awards

Carrigmeal Woodlands, situated at Dysart, Stradbally has received a Special Commendation and placed 2nd in the 2022 All-Ireland Community Woodlands Awards. Carrigmeal, owned by James...

In Pictures: Brochan rules supreme as Laois Hurlers Golf Society hold first outing of...

The Laois Hurlers Golfing Society hosted their first outing of the year on Saturday last. As usual, their hosts, Rathdowney Golf Club, gave them a...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Sean Payne Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Laois Sean Payne , Neasden, London and formally Emmett Terrace Mountmellick Co....
Leinster minor hurling final (23)

Talking Sport Podcast: A disappointing result but Monday Night Hurling in O’Moore Park is...

The morning after the night before. The latest LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast looks back on last night’s wonderful occasion in O’Moore Park as a crowd...
Timahoe Viking Festival

Timahoe Heritage Festival 2022 – The Vikings Are Coming!

Timahoe Heritage Festival takes place on June 4th and 5th, 2022, in the glorious and historical surroundings of Timahoe Round Tower & Heritage Centre,...
Solas Eco Garden Centre Portarlington (4)

JOB VACANCY: Solas in Portarlington are seeking to hire a Head Chef

We are looking for a creative individual to join our team at Solas Eco Garden Centre in Portarlington as Head Chef.  The ideal candidate: Will...
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In Pictures: Money raised for Pieta House as Laois primary school celebrate Mental Health...

The children at Scoil Mhuire Fatima, Timahoe celebrated Mental Health Awareness Day last Friday and managed to raise over €500 for Pieta House. As part...
Paddy Brannagan RIP

Shock and sadness following the passing of young Laois dad in America

There is deep sadness in Graiguecullen following the sudden passing of Paddy Branagan. Mr Branagan, who is aged in his late 20s, died while on...
Gardaí

Garda detectives charge man after two youths the victim of robbery in Portlaoise

Gardai have charged a man in his 30s after two youths were the victims of a robbery recently. The incident occurred early on Friday May...
Laois minor hurlers

Talking Sport Podcast: Leinster minor final preview, senior struggles and final day league drama

With the Laois minor hurlers in Leinster final action, we look forward to their big showdown with Offaly in O'Moore Park. Alan gives us a...

Success for Laois athletes at Day 2 of Laois Schools Track and Field Championships

The South Leinster Secondary Schools Track and Field continued on Wednesday May 11, with Day 2 featuring the Intermediate and Senior age-groups. The standard is...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, May 16, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary Dunne (née Doherty) Hillcrest, Clonaghadoo, Mountmellick, Laois, R35 DT68/Newbridge, Kildare Mary died peacefully at The Regional...
Applegreen

Braeburn Coffee launches nationwide at Applegreen to much acclaim

Applegreen, Ireland’s leading roadside retailer, are proud to launch their newest creation, braeburn coffee, designed to meet all coffee customers’ needs, featuring non-dairy, and...
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JOB VACANCY: Exciting Opportunities for Accounting Trainees in the Abbey Quarter, Kilkenny

O’Neill Foley is recruiting Graduate Trainee Chartered Accountants and Trainee Accounting Technicians to join our growing team. O’Neill Foley is a professional training firm, we...

From the Archives: Talking Music: Brian O’Mahoney on touring Germany, supporting Shane McGowan and...

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday in May 2020.  Brian O'Mahoney is a well-known local musician who has played in a number of bands,...
Jobs in Laois

All the recent job vacancies as advertised on LaoisToday

There are a number of jobs in Laois being advertised on LaoisToday at the moment. Below we have listed all of the roles advertised on...
50 Best Irish Walks Laois

Two Laois routes feature in new book ’50 best Irish Walks’

There is a wide selection of great walking routes in Laois - and two of them have been included in a new book that...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 15, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary Dunne (née Doherty) Hillcrest, Clonaghadoo, Mountmellick, Laois, R35 DT68/Newbridge, Kildare Mary died peacefully at The Regional...

The week that was: Our most viewed stories of the past seven days

1 - Brilliant Ben does it again as Laois minor hurlers defeat Kilkenny to reach Leinster final The Laois minor hurlers beat Kilkenny for the...
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In Pictures: Paralympic hero Nicole Turner honoured by Laois County Council

The Paralympic success of Portarlington's Nicole Turner was an incredible moment in 2021. And she was formally honoured by Laois County Council on Thursday night. Joined...

Bike Week: A celebration and promotion of cycling takes place from May 14 to...

‘Bike Week’ is a celebration and promotion of the benefits of cycling and takes place from Saturday, May 14, to Sunday, May 22. Cycling...