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Long-running family business in Portlaoise celebrates 29 years on the go

Twenty nine years is a mighty long time and that's what Centrepoint Carpets in Portlaoise celebrated this week, the family business first opening in...

Two inmates in Midlands Prison Portlaoise die in last ten days

Two prisoners in the Midlands Prison in Portlaoise have died in the last ten days, the Irish Examiner reports. According to the paper, suicide is...

JOB VACANCY: Beechfield Healthcare are looking to hire a Customer Services/Telesales Representative

Beechfield Healthcare is seeking to hire a Customer Services/Telesales Representative to join their office support team. The ideal candidate will have min 2-3 years’ experience working in a...

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...

New car sales slump in Laois

Traditionally seen as a barometer of economic buoyancy and consumer confidence new car sales for January 2019 are down by over 12% on 2018. The...
The moment it all kicked off

WATCH: Remembering one of the greatest GAA rows of all time – Laois v...

Ahead of Round 2 of the National Football League Division 3 where Laois face Louth in Croke Park tomorrow, we take a look back...

LISTEN: Answering forum critics, goal celebrations and reasons for optimism – our latest GAA...

Our third Podcast of 2019 is here and it is all about the GAA once again. Three Laois teams are set to be in action...
Midlands Prison the scene of a mass brawl according to reports

REVEALED: Virgin Media One documentary on Midlands Prison Portlaoise to air next week

This is sure to make for fascinating television. What it is like to live and work inside Ireland’s largest prison is set to be brought...

Our guide to what’s on during the first weekend of Spring

Brought to you by Laois Tourism  After a relatively quiet January this weekend is a really busy one. Dunamaise Arts Centre is buzzing all weekend...

Mountrath CS reach Leinster Junior Rugby Development semi-final

Mountrath CS 29 Tallaght Community School 7 Leinster Rugby Junior Development Cup Quarter Final Mountrath Community School have qualified for the semi final of the Leinster...

Iconic Laois jersey is brought back to life and is for sale now with...

Laois's 1986 National Football League success was one of the greatest days in the county's sporting history. That was a side packed with legends of...

Scoil Chriost Ri reach South Leinster ‘D’ football final

Scoil Chriost Ri 3-2 St Finnian's College Mullingar 1-5 Ladies School's Senior D South Leinster Football Semi Final Football in Scoil Chriost Ri continues to scale...

Open Day in Cistercian College Roscrea on Friday, February 8

Cistercian College Roscrea will hold an Open Day and Introductory Weekend on Friday, February 8. The event will showcase all boarding options available. Students considering...
Midlands Prison the scene of a mass brawl according to reports

One of Ireland’s most violent prisoners moves to Portlaoise Prison

One of the most violent prisoners in the country is set to move to Portlaoise Prison, according to the Irish Sun. 27-year-old Celyn Eadon, who...

€50,000 fund available for Laois’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition

Are you aged between 18 and 35 and have a business - or indeed a business idea? Laois business people under the age of 35...

Laois Traffic Wardens ‘spat at’, ‘driven over’ and ‘threatened’ report reveals

This report in the Irish Daily Mail is truly something else. The paper has obtained records via the Freedom of Information which detail the litany...
Gardaí are on the scene following the incident

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following fatal crash near Laois border

It was a dreadful weekend on our roads. There was a terrible tragedy in Donegal as four young men were killed in a single vehicle...

JOB VACANCIES: O’Neill Foley Accountants have a number of positions to fill

O’Neill Foley, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors, are expanding. To meet our increased business, the following positions are currently available: • Tax Consultant (qualified and trainee...

Spirited Laois go down fighting away to Galway in league opener

Laois 2-15 Galway 1-27 Allianz National Hurling League Division 1B On paper this looked like it would be a very difficult assignment for Laois and despite...

JOB VACANCIES: All the recent job ads 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...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, January 27, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Josephine Fitzpatrick Rialto, Dublin / Mountmellick, Laois FITZPATRICK Josephine (Rialto, Dublin 8 and formerly...

Marvellous Mountmellick make it through to Leinster basketball final

Mountmellick CS 31 Castleblayney 25 Boys U-16 Leinster Basketball Semi Final After a string of hard-earned wins, the U16 Mountmellick Community School boys team are deservedly...

Remember the Game: Ballyfin College and Heywood CS in South Leinster final in January...

Ballyfin College 0-16 Heywood CS 0-6 2000 South Leinster Colleges JFC 'B' Final Our Remember the Game series is the South Leinster Colleges JFC ‘B’ final...

Mountrath CS push through to Leinster semi-final

  Mountrath CS 1-17 Naas CBS 2-10 Top Oil Rest of Leinster PP Schools Senior 'B' quarter-final Mountrath CS have continued on their winning streak and have...

LISTEN: Ticket prices, a difficult league and using your panel – our latest hurling...

Our second Podcast of 2019 is here and we are back with a bang. With the National hurling and football leagues returning this weekend, we...

LISTEN: Success up North, dodgy hair cuts and new rules – our GAA Podcast...

Our first Podcast of 2019 is here and we are back with a bang. With the Allianz hurling and football leagues returning this weekend, we...

Our guide to what’s on this weekend in Laois

Brought to you by Laois Tourism  It’s comedy all the way this weekend with 2 pantos running this weekend. The Portlaoise Panto continues its very...

JOB VACANCY: Dunmasc Genetics are looking for Administrative Assistant/Office Coordinator

Dunmasc Genetics are looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant/Office Coordinator to join our busy and growing company which is based in Laois. This is a part-time...

JOB VACANCY: Grinds wanted for secondary school student in Laois

A Laois family are looking for grinds for a secondary school student. Grinds are sought in a range of subjects for the Junior Cycle student. The...

Planning your wedding? Then check out the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel in their upcoming Wedding...

The Abbeyleix Manor Hotel has long had a reputation as one of the best wedding venues in the region – and now you can check out...

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