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5K your way for Ballyfin NS – with some great prizes up for grabs

The Coronavirus restrictions have meant that normal run-of-the-mill fundraisers currently aren't possible. But it has led to all sorts of creative ideas to raise much-needed...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. May they rest in peace. Breda McGrath Clonmeen, Errill, Laois Breda McGrath, Clonmeen, Errill, Co. Laois. January 24th 2021. Peacefully in...

Laois Gardai break up weekend house party ‘involving 40 young people’

Gardai in Laois were called to break up a house party involving around 40 young people at the weekend. Garda Crime Prevention Officer for Laois-Offaly,...

Laois hurling boss calls for clarity regarding National League schedule

Laois hurling manager Seamas 'Cheddar' Plunkett has called on the GAA to make an announcement on the National Leagues so that teams can prepare...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, January 25, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. May they rest in peace. Michael Dunne Clonreher, Portlaoise, Laois Dunne Clonreher and late of Clonad Portlaoise January 24th 2021 Peacefully...

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from The Rock NS from 20 years ago

Just over 20 years ago, Liam Ahearne took over as principal of The Rock NS between Mountmellick and Emo. Then a two-teacher school, it has...

Coronavirus: 23 further deaths and 1,370 new cases as Laois 14-day rate drops significantly

There have been a further 23 Coronavirus-related deaths and 1,370 new cases according to figures released this evening by the health authorities. Of today's new...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: Laois, minor triumph, the Babs Keating years, Michelle Smith and...

he mid 1990s were a dramatic period in Irish life - and that was mirrored in Laois with a series of unforgettable local events. In...

Property Watch: Escape to the sea – five holiday home options for sale across...

In January, at the height of a pandemic-enforced lockdown, we can only dare to dream of summer holidays. And in a land-locked county here in...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Laois Gardai called to break up ‘game of soccer’

Gardai in Portlaoise were called to an area of Portlaoise yesterday afternoon where a number of young people had allegedly been playing a game...

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...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, January 24, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. May they rest in peace. Fiona Murphy (née Dunne) Drumcorrabaun, Breaffy, Castlebar, Mayo / Portlaoise, Laois Fiona Murphy (nee Dunne), 23rd...

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

1 - Laois pub faces closure after licence renewal application rejected A Laois pub faces closure after its application for a licence renewal was rejected...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, January 23, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. May they rest in peace. Mary Lalor (née Lalor) Ballycarroll, Portlaoise, Laois Lalor, Ballycarroll, Portlaoise, 22nd January 2021. Peacefully after a...

Portlaoise Institute accepting Applications for September 2021

At Portlaoise Institute there is a huge Variety of QQI Level 5 courses available this September.  All our courses are outlined on our new updated...

JOB VACANCY: Laois company seeking Architectural Technologist/Technician to join team

Daniel P Keane Architectural Technologist Ltd are recruiting an Architectural Technologist/Technician to join our team and work on a variety of projects including commercial,...

JOB VACANCY: Digger driver/groundwork/telecom civils crew sought for countrywide work

A small South-Laois/Kildare border based groundwork/telecom civils company is looking for a two/three-man crew for countrywide work. One person would need digger, site dumper, truck...

LaoisToday Podcast: Liam O’Neill on his time as GAA president, the association’s big challenges...

Part 2 of the LaoisToday Podcast interview with former GAA president Liam O’Neill. In today’s episode, he reflects on his three years as GAA president...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, January 22, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. May they rest in peace. Thomas (Tom) Dunne Tolerton, Ballickmoyler, Carlow / Ballickmoyler, Laois Thomas (Tom) Dunne, Tolerton, Ballickmoyler, Co. Carlow,...

Survey leaves Laois fifth last on best counties in Ireland to live in

A new survey has placed Laois in 21st place in a list of the best counties in the Republic of Ireland to live in. Using...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, January 21, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. May they rest in peace. Margaretha (Margaret) Lalor (née Beusse) 12 Ash Trees, Stradbally, Laois Margaretha (Margaret) (nee Beusse) Lalor. 12 Ash...

The Midweek Podcast: New cars, Laois’s own Glendalough and Drops of Green brothers Lee...

Who doesn’t love a new car? The look, the new car scent and that first drive. Stephen Butler is the Sales Manager for Joe...

‘Heartened to see reduction in case numbers’ but Laois GPs ask patients to avoid...

Laois GPs have asked people not to contact doctor's surgeries at the moment to be placed on a list for the Covid-19 vaccine. In a...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. May they rest in peace. Joan McEvoy (née Cole) Tullore, Ballyroan, Laois Funeral arrangements later. Sheila Fitzpatrick (née Barnes) Cappinaclare, Mountrath, Laois Sheila Fitzpatrick,...

Tobar an Léinn Raheen now accepting registrations for 2021-2022 school year

Tobar an Léinn Raheen National School are now accepting registration for pupils for September 2021-2022 Application forms are available to download from the school website www.tobaranleinn.ie...

Talking Sport: Hay or straw? Football panel additions and interview with soccer stars Colin...

The latest LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast is here - and once again, although there isn't much going on on the field at the moment,...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. May they rest in peace. Andrew Hyland Morette, Emo, Laois Beloved husband of the late Nuala and much loved father of...

JOB VACANCY: Dúnmasc Genetics seeking to fill part-time distribution role

Dúnmasc Genetics currently have a part-time Distribution position available.  This role will involve stock management, order processing and order distribution along with other responsibilities. ...

Electric and hybrid car sales in Laois increase over 20% in 2020

The sale of electric and hybrid cars increased over 20% in Laois in 2020, despite the overall number of cars sold being down on...

Laois pub faces closure after licence renewal application rejected

A Laois pub faces closure after its application for a licence renewal was rejected last week. Lennon's Bar, in Durrow in Laois, saw their application...