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

1 - Laois Hire sold in multi-million deal Laois Hire Services has been sold for a fee of €11.2 million. Founded in 1989 by Michael and...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, April 10, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary (Jo) Young (née Garry) Clonminch, Tullamore, Offaly / Mountmellick, Laois Formerly of Clonaghadoo, Co. Laois. Died...

Mass time change in Cullohill for summer months

While people may not be able to physically attend mass at the moment, parishes all over the country have gone to huge efforts to...

Laois people asked to take part in survey on future of towns and villages

Laois people are being asked to take part in a survey on the future of towns and villages. Labour representative for Laois, Eoin Barry, is...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, April 9, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary (Jo) Young (née Garry) Clonminch, Tullamore, Offaly / Mountmellick, Laois Formerly of Clonaghadoo, Co. Laois. Died...

Laois Gardai make arrest after car without tax for almost two years detected

Laois Gardai made an arrest and seized a vehicle following an incident this morning. The Roads Policing Unit were on patrol when they were alerted...

Gardai continuing investigation into alleged assault in Laois graveyard

Gardai say they are continuing their investigation in relation to an alleged assault at a Laois graveyard last month. The incident took place on Tuesday...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, April 8, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Paddy Carrigan Capoley, Portlaoise, Laois / Ballyfoyle, Kilkenny Carrigan Paddy, Capoley, Portlaoise and late of Ballyfoyle Co....

JOB VACANCY: Brophy Timber Services seeking to hire Apprentice Maintenance Fitter

Brophy Timber Services Ltd is a timber harvesting, general haulage, mechanical engineering company based outside Mountrath in Co Laois.  We carry out maintenance and repairs...

Laois Hire sold in multi-million deal

Laois Hire Services has been sold for a fee of €11.2 million. Founded in 1989 by Michael and Maureen Killeen, the company was originally sold...

Laois native appointed Managing Director of international property development group

A Laois man has been appointed as the Managing Director of a prestigious international property development group. Ballymore recently announced that Abbeyleix native Patrick Phelan...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary Kealey Capoley Lane, Portlaoise, Laois Kealey Mary, Capoley Lane, Portlaoise, April 5th 2021, peacefully, in the...

Laois business Finline Furniture features as 2021 Home of the Year winner is confirmed

Laois business Finline Furniture were very much to the fore on this year's hugely popular RTE Home of the Year programme. Jen Sheehan's stunning 19th...

Coronavirus: 9 further deaths and 443 new cases – as Laois now fourth worst...

There have been 9 further Coronavirus-related deaths and 443 new cases, according to figures released by the health authorities today. 3 of these deaths occurred...

WATCH: Laois Irish Dancers take to the woods for fantastic virtual performance

This is brilliant. Members of a Laois Irish Dancing school have come together, virtually, to create a brilliant video which was released on Easter Sunday. It...

Man arrested after victim of hijacking manages to escape in Portlaoise

A man has been arrested and charged following a hijacking incident on Easter Sunday. The victim of the hijacking managed to escape the vehicle when...

Business Opportunity: Established Laois hair salon business for sale as going concern

Established Laois hair salon business for sale as going concern. Situated in an urban setting with a large catchment area. Ideal for anyone wanting to expand...

Planning permission lodged for new pharmacy in Laois town

A new pharmacy could be on its way to Laois's main town after planning permission was lodged recently. Heffernan Pharmacy are looking to set up...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary Kealey Capoley Lane, Portlaoise, Laois Kealey Mary, Capoley Lane, Portlaoise, April 5th 2021, peacefully, in the...

JOB VACANCY: Bracken’s Gala in Portlaoise seeking to hire full-time cashier

Bracken's Gala on the Stradbally Road in Portlaoise are recruiting a FULL TIME CASHIER for their busy shop and forecourt. The ideal candidate will have...

From the LaoisToday Archives: 20 things you’ll remember if you went to school in...

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday on April 12, 2017. You’re constantly told that your schooldays are the best days of your life. You never...

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 320 new cases

There have been no further Coronavirus-related deaths announced today by the health authorities - with 320 new cases confirmed. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)...

The 11 stages of every GAA club player’s life and career

A Star of the Future, a Young Lad or a Former Great? People dedicate their lives to their GAA team and the beauty of it...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, April 5, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Kathleen Humphries (née Higgins) Phibsborough, Dublin/Portlaoise, Laois/Maynooth, Kildare The death occurred of Kathleen Humphries (1928-2021) (née Higgins,)...

Moment in Time: School days in The Heath NS in 2000

Talk and memories of school days always bring out the nostalgic side in all of us. And the photographic series that Alf Harvey carried out...

Property Watch: Four homes for sale in Laois for around €175,000

On this week's Property Watch we take a look at some of the homes currently for sale around the county for around €175,000. We feature...
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...
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County Final Memory: Annanough return to top tier with intermediate football success in 1978

Annanough 2-9 Park 1-4 1978 Laois IFC Final Annanough and Park-Ratheniska have a strong rivalry, one that included senior county final battles in the 1950s and...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, April 4, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Jim Hyland The Sawmills, Ballybrittas, Laois / Geashill, Offaly Formerly of Rathfeston, Geashill, County Offaly. Peacefully...

Coronavirus: Two further deaths and 511 new cases as no county by county breakdown...

There have been 2 further Coronavirus-related deaths and 511 new cases, according to figures released by the health authorities today. The Department of Health has...