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Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, May 12, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary O’Connor (née Ryan) Station House, Portlaoise, Laois/Lismore, Waterford O’Connor (nee Ryan). Station House Portlaoise and late...
Finline Furniture

JOB VACANCY: Finline Furniture seeking to hire Sewing Machinist/Seamstress

Finline Furniture, Emo, Co Laois is looking for both experienced and trainee sewing machinists. Full training would be provided for trainees looking to work in...
LOETB Logo

JOB VACANCIES: LOETB seeking applications for Electrical Instructors (Apprenticeships)

Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board invites applications for Electrical Instructors (Apprenticeships) in Mountrath and Tullamore.  To Apply  Please refer to www.loetb.ie for further details. Closing...
Hurling general

Borris-Kilcotton into Leinster League final after narrow win over Dublin side Faughs

Borris-Kilcotton 2-17 Faughs (Dublin) 0-22 Leinster Hurling League Division 1 semi-final Two first-half goals from Emmet Jones and a tally of eight points from Stephen Dunphy...

Double success for Dunamase College as football and soccer titles secured

Dunamase College 8-5 Coláiste Craobh Abhann Kilcoole (Wicklow) 4-9 Br Hubert First Year Shield Final  Dunamase College were crowned Br Hubert First Year Shield winners following...
Bridge Strike Mountrath Road Portlaoise

Traffic diverted in Portlaoise as yet another lorry crashes into bridge

It simply has to be the most crashed-into bridge in the county – if not in the entire country. Traffic is being diverted in Portlaoise...
Laois Rose Sarah Bergin

Laois Rose not to be held until 2023 as new format in place

Like everything the Rose of Tralee event had to be postponed for two years running because of the Coronavirus. And though it is returning to...
Mountrath CS TYs (1)

In Pictures: All smiles as Mountrath CS TY students learn a new skill in...

A group of excited and adventurous Laois TY students embarked on an afternoon of fun recently. Team building, relaxation, de-stressing and learning new skills was...
Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Magic Minors, disappointment for Ladies and no-win situation for senior hurlers

It was another extremely busy week on the GAA front and another hectic one is in store. The story of last week were the Laois...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary O'Connor (née Ryan) Station House, Portlaoise, Laois/Lismore, Waterford O'Connor (nee Ryan). Station House Portlaoise and late...
Portlaoise Institute

Portlaoise Institute launches exciting new part-time beauty courses for September 2022

The beauty industry in Ireland has exploded over the last few years with salons, nail bars, brow bars and aesthetic clinics popping up everywhere....
Peter Fennell RIP

Sadness at death of Portlaoise man Peter Fennell

The death has occurred of Peter Fennell, one of the great characters of Portlaoise town. Mr Fennell died suddenly earlier this week aged in his...

Laois Legends edge past Shamrock Rovers in Eoin Coss charity thriller

Laois Legends 4 Shamrock Rovers Legends 4 Laois win 10-9 on penalties A huge crowd descended on a sun-soaked Conor Davis Park on Saturday afternoon to...
Credit Union General

Local Credit Unions ‘handcuffed because of overly strict legislation’ says Laois TD

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to remove the 'overly strict regulations' on Credit Unions to allow them to offer more...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Evangeline Mary Fogarty (née Dalton) Abbey Terrace, Kildare Town, Kildare / Laois Formerly of Clonmeen, Co. Laois....
Portlaoise AFC U-12 and U-18s

South Leinster SFAI Cup glory for Portlaoise AFC U-12s while U-18s claim Kildare Cup...

Portlaoise AFC 2 Naas 1 SAFI U-12 South Leinster Final Following on from their winning of the U-12s Major Division, Portlaoise AFC travelled to Stanley O'Hara...

Business Brief: An innovative digital marketing company, events to look forward to and latest...

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hofman caught up with Alastair Roe Strategic Director of VIMAR Digital Marketing. This is a Portlaoise-based digital marketing company catering for...
Scoil Bhride Mountrath Fundraiser (2)

In Pictures: Laois primary school host successful fundraiser in aid of Ukraine

A Laois primary school held a successful fundraising event to raise money for those affected by the war in Ukraine. Pupils and staff in Scoil...

In Pictures: Success for Laois athletes at recent Leinster Novice Road Races

Cian Kelly was the star of the show at the Leinster Novice Road Race held in Gowran recently. The course followed the traditional route with...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, May 9, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary (Minnie) Delaney (née Flanagan) Derryroe, Mountrath, Laois Mary (Minnie) Delaney, nee Flanagan, Derryroe, Mountrath,R32 T9W6 died...

Couch to 50km – new cycling programme starting in Portlaoise this week

Are you looking for something to do - or a new fitness challenge? With the evenings getting longer and the summer months stretching out in...

JOB VACANCY: Powerpoint Engineering in Portlaoise are seeking to hire a Warehouse/General Operative

Powerpoint Engineering are currently seeking to recruit a Warehouse/General Operative. Based in Portlaoise, the role is varied and includes: Prepare & complete orders for...

Important win for The Heath in ACFL Division 1B relegation battle

The Heath 0-8 Ballylinan 0-3 ACFL Division 1B The Heath recorded their second win in a row in ACFL Division 1B this morning when they travelled...
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...
Laois camogie new (3)

Defeat for Laois camogie as Meath prove too strong and deny them Leinster final...

Laois 1-8 Meath 1-13  Leinster Intermediate Camogie Championship Semi Final  The Laois camogie team's quest to reach a Leinster final was halted by Meath in Camross...
Transmitter Stewart Quinn

Talking Music: Transmitter’s Stewart Quinn chats Italia ’90, Old Fort and performing in Laois

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday in 2018 For three Laois brothers and one old friend, 15 years on the live circuit has flown...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 8, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary (Minnie) Delaney (née Flanagan) Derryroe, Mountrath, Laois Mary (Minnie) Delaney, nee Flanagan, Derryroe, Mountrath,R32 T9W6 died...

The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1- Extreme sadness at death of young Laois Garda Adrian Kelly There is widespread sadness at the death of Adrian Kelly from Ballaghmore, a highly-regarded...
Abbeyleix AFC Photo Credit Sean Morgan

Big weekend for all in Abbeyleix AFC as they chase historic double double

Abbeyleix Athletic face into their penultimate game of this season's CCFL Division 2 campaign knowing that a win would put them one step closer...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 7, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary (Minnie) Delaney (née Flanagan) Derryroe, Mountrath, Laois Mary (Minnie) Delaney, nee Flanagan, Derryroe, Mountrath,R32 T9W6 died...