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The final LaoisToday hurling Team of the Week for 2018

The hurling season has concluded and what a year it has been. Sunday saw the conclusion of the Senior, Senior A and Minor hurling championships. Clough-Ballacolla-Mountrath...

LISTEN: Camross victory, the Ross King injury and we explain how we got the...

Brought to you in association with Breslin’s SuperValu, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney  We've reached the end of our hurling Podcasts for 2018 - and what a...

Plans to knock range of buildings in Portlaoise advancing

Plans are advancing toward the demolition of the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall located off the Ballyfin Road, Portlaoise. The county council is also preparing tenders...

Job Alert: All of the recent 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...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, October 7, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Peter Delaney  Trumera, Mountrath, Laois Peter Delaney, Trumera, Mountrath, Co.Laois. – Died 4th October...

Remember the Game: Crettyard deny Courtwood to take intermediate football honours in 2005

Last weekend in O'Moore Park, the Laois intermediate football title was decided when Courtwood got the better of Mountmellick to return to senior football. It...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, October 6, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Peter Delaney  Trumera, Mountrath, Laois Peter Delaney, Trumera, Mountrath, Co.Laois. - Died 4th October...

Our guide to what’s on at the weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism  This weekend a heroic Laois man is honoured. Colonel James Fitzmaurice co-piloted the first aeroplane to successfully across the...

Water Safety Course for adults starting soon in Portlaoise

The importance of water safety simply cannot be underestimated - and Laois Water Safety are enrolling now for their new classes this autumn and...

Laois land and farmhouse fetches huge price at recent auction

A huge package of land and a farmhouse has been sold at an auction in Laois recently. €880,000 was the price received for 47.3 acres of...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, October 4, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Anton (Anto) Heffernan Hillcrest, Ringstown, Mountrath, Laois Anton (Better known as Anto) Heffernan, Hillcrest,...

Here is the 2018 LaoisToday Intermediate football Team of the Year

The IFC came to a conclusion on Saturday as Courtwood defeated Mountmellick Gaels to claim the cup. It was their second trophy of the year...

Clement Herron Featured Properties: From €129,000 to €260,000 – seven homes around Laois currently...

Are you in the market to buy a house? Clement Herron Real Estate have a number of properties on their books – and these featured...

In Pictures: Beautiful three-bed semi-detached in Portlaoise estate for €187,500

Clement Herron Real Estate are delighted to bring to the market this beautiful three bed semi-detached property with meticulous rear garden. This property is located...

In Pictures: St Aengus FC in Mountrath celebrate 50 years of soccer in Laois

St Aengus FC celebrated 50 years of soccer with a free family fun day in their grounds at Derrycanton, Mountrath at at the weekend. Hundreds came...

Portlaoise Hockey secure win against UCD and get set for fundraiser

Portlaoise Ladies’ Hockey Club kicked off their 2018/2019 season with win over UCD 6th on a sunny September day. The club achieved promotion last year...

Introducing the 2018 Junior football Team of the Year

The Junior football championship concluded on Saturday evening as Annanough defeated O'Dempsey's second team to lift the title. Following Annanough's relegation from the intermediate grade...

Clough-Ballacolla gain revenge on Camross to claim U-13 B football glory

Clough-Ballacolla 2-5 Camross 1-3  Midlands Park Hotel U-13 'B' Football Championship Final Three games in five days proved a step too far for Camross as they...
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Historic Portarlington site facing into a bright new future

At one stage Butler's Steel in Portarlington was known far and wide and employing about 250 people in the town. Now the site where that...

Portlaoise school working hard towards Green Flag

The staff and students of Portlaoise Educate Together National School had a “No Energy Day” on Thursday the 27th September. You’d be forgiven for thinking...

LISTEN: Junior and intermediate championship joy – and a first final appearance in 35...

Brought to you in association with Breslin’s SuperValu, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney  What a weekend that was! O'Dempsey's ended their 35-year wait for a Laois senior football...

Our second last LaoisToday Football team of the week

Where has the season gone? We have just one more weekend and one more game left in the football calendar on the domestic front for...

Beginners Excel training course could be just what you’re looking for

The Portlaoise Enterprise Centre is the venue for another one-day Beginners Excel spreadsheet course on Thursday, October 18. This is a great opportunity for a...

In Pictures: Cross Country season gets up and running with busy day of action...

The cross-country season got underway on Sunday last, with a fine dry but testing course in Tolerton. Hosted by St Abbans AC, on the lands of the...

‘Laois hurling needs a club like Portlaoise to get back to the top table’

The Portlaoise hurlers are in the Laois SHC 'A' final next Sunday when they take on The Harps. For two traditionally strong hurling clubs,...

Moment in Time: Black Tie event in Abbeyleix in 2004

There's nothing like photos from a Black Tie event. This week our Moment in Time feature looks back on a dinner in Abbeyleix on the...

Property Watch: Five homes in Laois for sale for €150,000

Are you looking to move home? Looking to get on the property ladder? Or always just on the eye out for what's on the...

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...

In Pictures: 40 great photos from the Portarlington Debs

Colaiste Iosagain in Portarlington are always the last school in Laois to hold their debs and they stuck once again with their late September...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 29, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Malachy Byrne New Road, Portlaoise, Laois / Killeigh, Offaly Recently of Fenter, Killeigh. Peacefully...

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