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Mythical St Patrick’s Day Parade planned for Mountrath

Mountrath is going all out for this years St Patrick's Day Parade with a mythical jam packed day planned for the whole family. All sorts...

Neighbouring GAA clubs clash over ‘poaching’ allegations

Two neighbouring clubs within the same parish have to come to a disagreement over allegations of 'poaching' players. The issue came to a head between...

REVEALED: Date well-known Laois man set to appear on First Dates Ireland confirmed

We're over a month into the new series of First Dates Ireland and we have been eagerly awaiting the appearance of a well-known Laois...

In Pictures: Michael Martin in Portarlington during visit to Kildare South constituency

The boundary changes that moved Portarlington, Killenard and Ballybrittas into the Kildare South constituency for the next General Election will only become real when...

Remembering the day the Laois hurlers relegated Offaly in 2004

Brought to you in association with Cuddy Hurleys The Laois hurlers meet Offaly this Saturday night at 7pm in O'Moore Park in a big game...

Our guide to what’s on this Valentine’s weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism Its Valentine's weekend and as usual it’s a busy weekend around Laois.   Sheeran’s Pub will be a romantic...

LaoisToday Instagram tournament to crown Mr Valentine 2019 reaches final

For those of you who follow us on Instagram, you will have noticed that for the past week, we have ran a competition to...

Inmate who featured in Midlands Prison Portlaoise documentary died 9 days after release

An Inmate who featured heavily in Episode 2 of the Virgin Media documentary on Midlands Prison Portlaoise died just nine days after being released. Last...

The best places for Laois people to find love back in the day

Valentine’s Day. No matter if you love it or hate it, you just can’t avoid it. And with love well and truly in the air...

Centrepoint Carpets offering 25% off all mattresses for Valentine’s Day

You spend one third of your life in bed, so why not make it a pleasurable experience? If your mattress is looking worn or maybe...

Twitter reacts to Episode 2 of Midlands Prison Portlaoise documentary

Tonight Episode 2 of a new documentary on the Midlands Prison Portlaoise aired on Virgin Media One. Inside Ireland’s Biggest Prison: True Lives continued tonight and...

Gardai launch appeal as woman killed after being struck by lorry near Laois border

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in Athy today. Emergency services were called to the scene of a serious road accident...

Hundreds of prisoners forced to sleep on floor of Midlands Prison Portlaoise

More than 500 prisoners have had to sleep on the floor of cells in the Midlands Prison Portlaoise over the the last three months. The...

JOB VACANCY: Busy service station in Mountrath looking to fill full and part time...

A Busy Service Station and deli Mighty Mols service Station in Mountrath are currently recruiting to fill a vacancy. Positions Available Deli Assistant Full & Part–Time. Roles...

WATCH: Laois man captures epic Electric Picnic experience

How great is this. How many people have said that they'd love to strap a camera onto themselves and look back on all they got...

In Pictures: Naomh Éamann Camogie club celebrate brilliant year

Naomh Éamann Camogie Club recently celebrated a fantastic sporting year with an Awards and Presentation Ceremony in the newly refurbished Castletown Community Centre. Naomh Éamann...

Laois actor Sheehan wants to become a dad

Laois actor Robert Sheehan has opened up on how he would like to have a child. The 31-year-old Portlaoise man who previously starred in shows...

Happy Days as Sweet Bakery opens for business in Portlaoise

Who doesn't like a cream bun or an eclair? Who isn't fond of freshly baked bread? Who doesn't need a birthday cake, a wedding...

Midlands Park Hotel to host lively party as they launch new Cocktail menu

The Midlands Park Hotel is a busy and vibrant spot in the heart of Portlaoise and this Friday, February 15, the popular Charter Bar...

Jobs in Laois: All the recent job vacancies as advertised on LaoisToday

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

US Multi-National company planning €7 Billion expansion in Kildare

Planning documents show that leading US multi-national company Intel is planning a major expansion to its operation in Kildare. The Irish Times is reporting that micro-chip...

UPDATED: Major electricity outage strikes Portlaoise ESB confirm

A high number of customers are currently without electricity in Portlaoise this evening. The ESB have confirmed that a major fault has struck the town...

In Pictures: A look back on 2018 with Laois Martial Arts

What a year it has been for Laois Martial Arts.  Here, manager and head coach Shane Culleton writes about everything from the New Years Open...

In Pictures: Dunamase College play in their first-ever hockey games

January 24 2019 will go down as an historic day for the students of Dunamase College. The students traveled to The King’s Hospital in Dublin...

Test drive the new Berlingo van at Adams Citreon in Portlaoise

The long-established John Adams Car Sales have recently expanded and have opened a Citreon showroom at the Ballymacken roundabout on the Stradbally Road in...

John Adams Car Sales welcome new Citreon range – and new signing Padraig Clancy

Anyone driving out the Stradbally Road from Portlaoise in recent times will have noticed plenty of activity at the Ballymacken Roundabout where John Adams...

Great membership offers in place as Mountrath Golf Club celebrate 90th anniversary

This Year- 2019- Mountrath Golf Club celebrates 90 years, having been founded in 1929.  The club might never have come into being were it...

JOB VACANCY: Coolwood Carpentry Ltd are seeking a fully qualified Carpenter to join their...

Coolwood Carpentry Ltd are seeking a fully qualified Carpenter to join their team. We are a growing carpentry company that covers all aspects of carpentry...

Winner announced in LaoisToday/Little Goose competition

There’s a new restaurant in Portarlington since late last year and we teamed up with The Little Goose Brasserie to give away a meal...

Laois footballer and Portlaoise dual star to miss full season with cruciate ligament damage

Laois senior footballer Cahir Healy is set to miss the 2019 season as he deals with a second cruciate ligament injury in the past...

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