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Car sales in Laois in July up on 2019 figures – but year as...

New car sales in Laois in July were up almost 12% on the same month last year, according to figures released by the Society...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. William George Hastings Grennan House, Attanagh, Laois Peacefully in the exemplary care of Miriam,...

Joe Mallon Motors Car of the Week: 191 Skoda Fabia from only €49 per...

This week’s Car of the Week from Joe Mallon Motors is a 191 Skoda Fabia. With a finance option in place, this car could be...

Portlaoise Hospital worker tests positive for Covid-19

A Portlaoise Hospital employee has tested positive for Covid-19. The employee, who is not a nurse or a doctor, tested positive for Coronavirus over the...

First football team of the week for 2020 before restrictions ceased play

It all began with great excitement - before it was called to a halt within three days. The Laois senior football championships got underway last...

Friends of Ger Lawlor – Emo and Laois GAA come together to support former...

When the chips are down, you can rely on the great GAA community to do their part to rally around. The Lawlor family from Emo...

Special measures needed for midlands businesses say local TDs as Laois, Offaly and Kildare...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley as well as Kildare and Offaly Fianna Fáil representatives Barry Cowen, James Lawless and Fiona O'Loughlin are calling...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, August 10, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John Kennedy Dunmasc, Portlaoise, Laois Kennedy, John, Dunmasc, Portlaoise and formerly Kennedys Chemist, Main...

Moment In Time: Ed Sheeran and The Killers perform at Electric Picnic in 2012

Ah, the Electric Picnic moment in times - like a local Reeling in the Years. Electric Picnic 2012 marked the festival's eighth year on the...

In Pictures: High spirits in Ballyroan but lockdown forces curtain to come down on...

Brought to you in association with All Books, Portlaoise There was a good atmosphere in Ballyroan on Friday at the last day of their Cul...

Fifty Seven Boutique in Portarlington announce details of closing down sale

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium have announced that they are closing their Portarlington store and will hold a closing down sale for the...

Death occurs of popular Portlaoise pharmacist John Kennedy

The death has occurred of John Kennedy who was a pharmacist in Portlaoise for many years and played a very active role in the...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, August 9, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John Kennedy Dunmasc, Portlaoise, Laois Kennedy, John, Dunmasc, Portlaoise and formerly Kennedys Chemist, Main...

Moment in Time: Durrow says ‘Howya’ with their 2009 festival

All this week, Durrow should have been alive with their latest Scarecrow Festival. Alas, it wasn't to be. For the week that's in it though, we...

The Week that Was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 -Two Laois GAA clubs shutting down all activities after adult player tests positive for Coronavirus Back at the start of the week, Park-Ratheniska and...

Moment in Time: Brilliant photos from the Stradbally Steam Rally in 2001

It's a real Hardy Annual. Or at least it used to be until a global pandemic came along. The Stradbally Steam Rally should have been...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, August 8, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Danny Kinahan Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney, Laois Danny Kinahan, Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney and formerly Lyrogue,...

JOB VACANCY: Oakdale Nursing Home seeking to hire full and part-time Health Care Assistants

Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington are looking to fill the following position: Health Care Assistant (Full-time and part-time) We have vacancies for Health Care Assistants. Requirements: Be passionate...

EXPLAINED: What are the restrictions in Laois, Offaly and Kildare for new lockdown?

For the next two weeks - from August 8 to 22 - Laois will be one of three counties under a new partial lockdown...

BREAKING: New restrictions to be introduced as Laois to go into partial lockdown from...

People living in Laois - as well as Offaly and Kildare - will be put under partial lockdown from midnight tonight in a bid...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, August 7, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. James (Jim) Farrell Inchicore, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois It is with inexpressible sadness that...

Barrowhouse up and running in junior championship as Killeshin record big win over Ballylinan

Barrowhouse 0-18 Errill 0-5 Laois JFC 'A' Round 1 Barrowhouse and Errill haven't met in too many GAA fixtures over the years but Barrowhouse made the...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all of the action from Thursday night’s Laois club football championship

And we're back. This week sees the first competitive football action in Laois since March of this year, with the opening rounds of adult championships. This...

In Pictures: Hurling and football fun at Ballyfin Cul Camp

Brought to you in association with All Books, Portlaoise The GAA Cul Camps stretch into every corner of the country and it’s no different in...

16 young players to watch out for in the Senior football championship

The most important competition in club football in Laois gets underway this week as the senior championship begins. There are a total of eight games...
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Talking Sport Podcast: Looking ahead to this year’s Laois football championships

The Laois football championships get underway this week with games in all five adult grades. And we were joined by former Laois player and current...

Previewed and Profiled: Portlaoise still the team to beat as Senior football championship begins

The senior football championship gets underway this evening with champions Portlaoise still the team to beat. 16 teams line up to take part as the...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 6, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Elizabeth CLERKIN (née Dunne) Fr. O`Connor Crescent, Mountrath, Laois Elizabeth Clerkin (née Dunne), late...

Death occurs of Seán Mullins, former Laois County Council engineer and talented GAA man

The death has occurred of Seán Mullins after a short illness. Originally from Clontarf in Dublin, Seán was a long-time resident of Portlaoise where he...

Gardai launch appeal to locate missing teenager who lived in Laois

Gardai have launched an appeal to locate a missing teenager who previously lived in Laois. Cameron Carlyle, who has an address in Laois, went missing...