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Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, January 22, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Dermot Golden Gort na Noir, Abbeyleix, Laois / Dublin Dublin and formerly of Gort na Noir, Abbeyleix...

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

1 - Laois footballer trying to make it in American Football has become internet sensation Killeshin and former Laois U-20 footballer, Ross Bolger, is trying...
Death notices Laois

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, January 21, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Harry Dempsey Patrick Street, Portarlington, Offaly/Portarlington, Laois Unexpectedly at his residence. Sadly missed by his loving wife...

End of an era as Courtwood community bids farewell to ‘Mrs O’Connell of The...

The small rural community of Courtwood is bidding farewell this weekend to Tess O'Connell, who passed away aged 89. Mrs O'Connell lived at her home...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Hurlers in Offaly, Ladies in O’Moore Park, big night in Clonaslee...

We're ticking towards the end of January and our latest Podcast is here ahead of a busy weekend. All of the action is piled into...
Clonaslee fundraiser

In Pictures: Two clubs in Laois village enjoy successful fundraiser ahead of night at...

Clonaslee High Nelly Club and Clonaslee-St Manmans GAA joined forces to host an enjoyable day out in the village in support of OsKaRs participant...
Emma Hooban and Eimear Corri

Two Laois players set to feature as Leinster take on Ulster in Interpro rugby...

Round 3 of the Women's Inter-provincial Rugby championship is set to take place this weekend. Connacht host Munster on Saturday at 1pm where a win...

Laois athlete excels at National Junior and U-23 Indoor Championships

Ruby Millet was the star of the show at the National Junior and U-23 Indoor Championships which took place at the National Indoor Arena...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, January 20, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Thomas (Tommy) Dunne Main Street, Portarlington, Laois / Ballybrittas, Laois Formerly of Coolroe, Ballybrittas, County Laois. Peacefully...
Dick Sides Portlaoise RIP

Sadness in Portlaoise at the passing of legendary community champion Dick Sides

The town of Portlaoise is in mourning tonight with the news of the death of Dick Sides, a man who gave so much to...
Tommy Dunne Courtwood RIP

Death occurs of Tommy Dunne senior, well-known figure in GAA community and building industry

The death has occurred of Tommy Dunne senior, a highly-regarded figure in the Laois GAA community and a well-known builder in Portarlington, Ballybrittas and...
Clonaslee GAA event

Incredible line up of guests confirmed for Clonaslee St Manman’s GAA fundraiser event

Talk about a stellar line up of stars! Nine-time All Ireland-winning hurler Tommy Walsh, Waterford legend Dan Shanahan and Westmeath great Dessie Dolan are among...
St Fergal's Senior Hurling Team

WATCH: Penalty shoot-out drama as St Fergal’s Rathdowney defeat Carnew to reach South Leinster...

St Fergal's Rathdowney 2-12 Colaiste Bride Carnew 3-9 (AET) - St Fergal's win 5-4 on penalties School’s Senior 'C' South Leinster Hurling Championship Semi Final We...
SOLAS

SOLAS – Car boot sale and new look cafe

Car Boot Sale Sunday January 22 This Sunday January 22 will see SOLAS host a car boot sale. Last time this event was held over...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, January 19, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary Brennan Station Road, Portarlington, Laois / Abbeyleix, Laois Formerly of Spink, Abbeyleix County Laois. Peacefully in...
Tony Greene RIP

Tributes paid following sudden passing of Laois man who was ‘an absolute gentleman’

There is deep sadness in Portlaoise this week following the passing of a Laois man who has been described as 'an absolute gentleman'. Tony Greene,...
Laois Macra na Feirme

New members welcome as Laois Macra groups set to host information night

Laois Macra are hosting a new members information night in Portlaoise Macra Hall (R32 EY24) on Thursday January 26 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. This information...
Portlaoise RFC U-15s v Arklow 4

Classy Cunningham leads the way as Portlaoise RFC U-15s win the battle at Boyne

Boyne RFC 7 Portlaoise RFC 54 U-15 Leinster Rugby Premier League On a cold Sunday morning in Drogheda, Portlaoise turned in their best performance of the...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Tony Greene St Brigid's Place, Portlaoise, Laois Greene, Tony, St Brigid's Place, Portlaoise, 16th January 2023 (Suddenly)....
Simpsons Gala Stradbally

JOB VACANCY: Simpson’s Gala in Stradbally are seeking to hire

Simpsons Gala Stradbally are currently seeking to hire a full time Deli Manager. Currently we are seeking to hire a full time Deli Manager to...

In Pictures: Kind-hearted Laois locals come together to free a swan tangled in fishing...

A group of Laois people came together last week to free a swan that had become distressed in a lake. The incident occurred on Thursday...
Rafters Cafe

Laois cafe announces closure following more than 11 years in business

A Laois cafe has announced that it has closed following more than 11 years in business. Rafters, which was located in the Laois Shopping Centre...
Ardscoil na Trionoide Athy Junior Football team

Big Laois involvement as Ardscoil Athy see off Naas CBS in dramatic fashion to...

Ardscoil na Trionoide Athy 4-15 Naas CBS 3-9 School's Junior A South Leinster Football Championship Round 2 The Ardscoil na Trionoide junior footballers finished their group...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Francis (Jack) Mullen Ballymaddock, Stradbally, Laois, R32 N281 Francis passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at his residence...

Talking Sport Podcast: Laois give the Cats a game, a DJ in Rathdowney and...

The latest edition of the Talking Sport Podcast is here and there is only one item on the agenda - hurling. Barry McEvoy was in...

Carlow College hosting CAO Choices Open Evening this week

Carlow College, St Patrick’s, is holding an online CAO Choices Open Evening this Thursday, January 19, for school and Further Education students, parents, teachers...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, January 16, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Margaret ( Peggy) Brennan (née Ives) 7 Church Avenue, Stradbally, Laois Peggy passed away peacefully in her...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois hurlers take on Kilkenny in Walsh...

The 2023 hurling season continues at pace today as the Laois hurlers welcome Kilkenny to Rathdowney for the latest round of action in the...
Jobs in Laois

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...

Mental Health Charity publishes five very helpful tips on how to improve sleep

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, has published five tips on how to improve sleep. The charity stated that sleep quality effects so much of our life including our...