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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, November 3, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Joe Conroy Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Laois Joe Conroy, formally of Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Died...

Two Laois men announced on the Joe McDonagh Team of the Year

One Laois hurler and a Mountrath man who plays intercounty hurling for Westmeath have been named on the 'Champion 15' team of the Joe...

In Pictures: Ballinakill Classic Indoor Car Show a huge success

The annual Ballinakill Classic Indoor Car Show took place at the weekend with a huge crowd in attendance. The Laois Shopping Centre car park was...

Historic Berlin school trip for Portlaoise students

Over forty Scoil Chríost Rí students headed to Germany on Thursday morning for the school’s first overseas Leaving Cert History school tour. The number of...

Men Ending Domestic Abuse is a regional programme offering help to those who need...

Do you struggle to manage your anger? Are your partner and children afraid of you? Are you serious about change? If you answered yes to any...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Friday, November 2, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Thomas Donoher Rath, Ballybrittas, Laois Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of...

Our guide to What’s On at the Weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism  Halloween fun continues this weekend with lots of events for children and fun nights out for adults. One of...

Introducing the 2018 LaoisToday Senior hurling Team of the Year

The SHC came to a conclusion a few weeks ago as Camross defeated Rathdowney-Errill to defend the Bob O'Keeffe cup. It was an historic victory...

UPDATE: Murder investigation launched as man died following stabbing in Athy

Gardai have launched a murder investigation after a father of three was fatally stabbed in Athy overnight. A man in his early 30s received serious...

Two major companies announce their support for Portlaoise’s bid for the All-Ireland Fleadh

Two national companies have announced their backing for Portlaoise to hold Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann. ESB Networks and EirGrid have pledged to support Portlaoise's bid...

In Pictures: Successful Portarlington GAA fundraiser brings new dressing rooms closer

There was a huge crowd in The Heritage Hotel in Killenard at the weekend for Portarlington GAA's €20K Drop. The club are raising money in...

Here is the 2018 LaoisToday Senior A hurling Team of the Year

The Senior A Hurling Championship came to a conclusion a few weeks ago as Portlaoise defeated The Harps to claim the cup. It was their...

Looking to improve your Excel skills? This one-day intermediate level course could be just...

Spreadsheet Interaction Limited is running an Intermediate level one-day Excel course in The Portlaoise Enterprise Centre on Thursday, November 15. This course suits people who...

Introducing the 2018 LaoisToday Senior football Team of the Year

The SFC came to a conclusion two weeks ago as Portlaoise defeated O'Dempsey's to defend the Jack Delaney cup. The Town have now won 11...
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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, October 27, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Liam (William) Shelly Slieve Bloom House, Rosenallis, Laois The death has occurred of Liam...

JOB VACANCY: O’Brien’s Sandwich Bar are hiring in Portlaoise

O'Brien's Sandwich Bar, based in the Midway Foodcourt in Portlaoise, have vacancies for the following position. Full-time Counter Assistants Applicants must be able to work a...

JOB VACANCY: Bankz Hair and Beauty Portlaoise looking to fill very important role

Career Opportunity has come available in Bankz Portlaoise. Bankz Hair & Beauty are now hiring a new salon coordinator/ receptionist for their highly successful award-winning team. Do...

In Pictures: Big turnout for Barnashrone National School’s 5k Run

What a great day was had here by all. Punters gathered to beautiful autumn sunshine recently to take part in the Barnashrone NS Fun Run This...

Your full guide to what’s on in Laois this Bank Holiday weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism It’s a long weekend, it’s a Halloween weekend and there is so much to do. Catherine Fulvio is in Abbeyleix...

Ross King speaks about county final incident in national newspaper interview

Laois hurling captain and Rathdowney-Errill hurler Ross King has given his first interview since the county final defeat to Camross. King was forced off just...

Winner announced in Racket Hall Competition

The Racket Hall in Roscrea is one of the best known hotels in the region. Located on the outskirts of the Tipperary town, on the...

LaoisToday polls show swing towards controversial Presidential candidate

Last week, it looked like Michael D Higgins would cakewalk his way back to the Aras for a second term as President of Ireland. However,...

Tributes paid to the late Tom Peters, a ‘hero’ injured in the infamous Garryhinch...

"He stood in the gap of danger when this country was under attack," those were the words of one Laois councillor, when speaking of...

Laois school reach Cumann na mBunscol final despite having no pitch

One Laois school who will compete in tomorrow's Cumann na mBunscol reached the decider, despite having no pitch to train on in their school. Portlaoise...

Councillors hit out at ‘disgraceful’ hurling county final incident

Laois County councillors have hit out at the senior hurling county final incident which left Rathdowney-Errill's Ross King requiring hospital treatment for a severe...

Laois has highest rate of vacant council homes in Midlands

There are currently 30 unoccupied council house in Laois, a report from the National Oversight and Audit Commission has found. The figure is very frustrating given...

Portlaoise AFC Women’s team finish season in style as League champions

Portlaoise AFC Women's team travelled to Clane on Sunday afternoon for their final game of the season and were crowned league champions. They came into...

Reddin holds his nerve as Portlaoise win top-of-the-table thriller

Portlaoise 28 Clondalkin 25 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A The Portlaoise 1sts rugby team remain unbeaten in Division 2A of the Leinster League following a...

Job Alert: All of this week’s job vacancies in Laois

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

High quality farm land still available following recent auction

Auctioneer Matt Dunne was a busy man last week as he put six properties up for public auction over a two-day period. Among the items...