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Portarlington primary school students go above and beyond with feel-good art project for paediatric...

A young student in Presentation Primary school in Portarlington recently underwent a bone marrow transplant but has used her time since returning to school...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, January 13, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Kathleen Conroy (née O'Neill) St. Brigid's Place, Portlaoise, Laois / Ballinakill, Laois Kathleen died...

‘Centrepoint Carpets – closed to the public but you order and we’ll deliver’

Centrepoint Carpets, which have been in business in Portlaoise since February 1990, may be closed to the general public - but they can accept...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 12, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Ann Dempsey (née Maher) Ballyhagen, Carbury, Kildare/Durrow, Laois Mother of the late Derrick. Deeply...

Moment in Time: A visit to Castletown NS in 2001

Our photographs this week from Alf Harvey's archives capture his visit to Castletown NS in 2001. In the year after the turn of the Millennium,...

Former Laois footballer takes over Arles-Killeen for 2021 season

Former Laois footballer Rory Stapleton has taken over as manager of Arles-Killeen for the 2021 club season. The Annanough man, who won an All Ireland...

Local sports club team up with suicide prevention group to urge members to complete...

Portarlington Rugby Club, in conjunction with Ohana ZERO Suicide, are asking their players, coaches and members to make the most of the current lockdown...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, January 11, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Joseph O'Shea 20 O`Moore Place, Portlaoise, Laois Beloved father of Tanya, Tírna, Taylor, and...

Gerry Browne Jewellers – closed to the public but working away online and on...

Shop online at www.gerrybrownejewellers.ie. Due to government restrictions we in Gerry Browne Jewellers are closed to the public, but we are working away in the...

Rath NS now enrolling for 2021-22 school year

Rath NS, a 211-pupil school located close to Ballybrittas village, is now enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year. Applications are open between January 14 and...

Coronavirus: Eight further deaths and 6,888 new cases – 105 of them in Laois

There have been a further eight Coronavirus-related deaths and 6,888 new cases, according to figures released by the health authorities today. 105 of the new...

Moment in Time: Some great photos from Killeen NS in 2001

School days are the best days of our lives, we are constantly told. And when you look back at photos from various Laois schools from...

Property Watch: Five rural homes in Laois currently for sale for around €250,000

This week we take a look at some of the properties in rural locations in Laois currently for sale for around €250,000. The properties range...

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...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, January 10, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Canice Magennis Tallaght, Dublin/Timahoe, Laois Canice passed away peacefully at Tallaght Hospital Dublin in...

Wonderful tribute to much loved Ballyroan man following sad passing

There was a sense of shock and sadness in Ballyroan at the unexpected death of Jack Murphy. Jack died suddenly on the week before...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, January 9, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Augustine (Gus) Fahy Brook Lodge, Old Mills, Stradbally, Laois / Leixlip, Kildare Augustine (GUS)...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, January 8, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Michael (Mick) Duff Mountrath, Laois / Drimnagh, Dublin Duff, Michael (Mick) (Drimnagh, Dublin 12,...

Talking Sport Podcast: GAA news, Covid times and local lads on Connacht rugby success

It's a brand new year and we are back with our first Talking Sport Podcast of 2021. With no GAA action on the field for...

Tributes paid to former Laois school teacher following sad passing

Tributes have been paid to a former Laois primary school teacher who passed away suddenly over Christmas. Helen Whelehan, from Ballycarroll, Portarlington, was a teacher...

End of an era in Courtwood community following death of Liam Carroll

The death has taken place of Liam Carroll, a highly-regarded member of the Courtwood and Rath communities. He passed away suddenly in his 92nd year...

The Heath NS – Junior Infant enrolment for 2021-2022

The Heath NS, just outside Portlaoise, will be accepting applications for junior infant enrolments for the 2021-2022 school year from Thursday, January 14, up to...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, January 7, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Michael (Mick) Duff Mountrath, Laois / Drimnagh, Dublin Duff, Michael (Mick) (Drimnagh, Dublin 12,...

Sadness in Courtwood and Belgrove communities at death of Clare Dunne

There was sadness in the Courtwood and Belgrove communities this week at the death of Clare Dunne after a short illness. Clare was originally a...

The Midweek Podcast: Dealing with Covid-19 in a local GP Practice and Portlaoise Panto...

Welcome to episode three of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday. On the podcast this week, we speak with Dr Michelle Byrne of the Maryborough Family...
The number of carers in Laois is on the rise

JOB VACANCY: Carer required in South Laois/North Tipperary area for elderly lady

A carer is required for two hours per day in the North Tipperary/South Laois area for a lovely, elderly lady. She needs some help with...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Liam Carroll The Buildings, Courtwood, Ballybrittas, Laois Liam passed away suddenly but peacefully...

Moment in Time: Photos from the Laois Hunt Ball in 2001

Our photographs from Alf Harvey’s archives this week feature the annual Laois Hunt Ball from 2001. The event is one of most anticipated events on...

Sadness following the passing of popular Portlaoise man

There is deep sadness in Portlaoise this week following the passing of PJ Nealon. Mr Nealon, who was originally from Janesboro, Limerick, passed away peacefully...

JOB VACANCY: Coolfin Dairy Products seeking to hire delivery driver in Portlaoise

NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS Coolfin Dairy Products are seeking to hire a milk delivery driver for the Portlaoise area. Applicant must have a rigid licence. Role is...