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Down Memory Lane Podcast: 1999 – Champions League drama, Ian Robertson and the end...

1999 was another eventful year both locally, nationally and internationally. Who’ll ever forget Manchester Utd’s treble winning season and in particular their incredibly dramatic Champions...
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Property Watch: Five apartments currently for sale in Portlaoise

This week on our Property Watch, we're taking a look at some of the apartments currently for sale in Portlaoise. Ranging from €125,000 to €150,000,...
20 signs you're a 'catch'

20 signs that you’re a ‘good catch’

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday in November 2019, before Covid made the dating game a whole lot more complicated than it already...
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...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, February 14, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Kathleen Dooley (née HOGAN) Hillview, Camross, Camross, Laois Kathleen Dooley, (neé Hogan), Hillview, Camross, Portlaoise, Co. Laois....

Sadness following the passing of former prison officer and Laois footballer

There was sadness during the week following the news of the passing of Des Mulhare. Mr Mulhare, who was in his 96th year, was a...

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

1 - Gardai charge man following multiple car thefts in Laois town Gardai charged a man following a number of thefts from cars in Mountmellick. Gardai...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, February 13, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Florence (Florrie) Pearson (née Holmes) Oldtown, Errill, Laois Florence (Florrie) Pearson (nee Holmes), Oldtown, Errill, Co. Laois....

The best places for Laois people to find love back in the day

Valentine’s Day. No matter if you love it or hate it, you just can’t avoid it. It will happen on Sunday this weekend - and...

Laois child sadly passes away following quad bike accident

A Laois child who was hurt in an accident involving a quad bike has sadly passed away from his injuries. Gardai were called to the...

LaoisToday Podcast: Sinn Féin poll topper one year on from General Election triumph

On this week’s episode of the LaoisToday Podcast, we're delighted to be joined by Sinn Féin TD Patricia Ryan.  Patricia represents the Kildare South constituency...
Terry O'Connell Annanough

Death occurs of former Laois and Leinster footballer Terry O’Connell

The death has taken place of Terry O'Connell from Vicarstown, a legendary Laois football figure of the 1950s. Terry, who won two championships with Annanough...

Covid-19 outbreak confirmed among staff in Midlands Prison Portlaoise

A Covid-19 outbreak among staff members in the Midlands Prison in Portlaoise has been confirmed. In a statement, the Irish Prison Service says that 'a...
Jim Maloney, Vicarstown

Sadness in Vicarstown at death of ‘gentle soul’ Jim Maloney

There was sadness in the Vicarstown area this week at the death of Jim Maloney, a highly-regarded member of the local community. He passed away...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, February 12, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Bridie Kavanagh (née Nolan) Windsor, Coolrain, Laois Bridie Kavanagh (neé Nolan) Windsor, Coolrain, Portlaoise, Co.Laois. Died 10th...

Child in hospital with ‘serious injuries’ following incident involving quad in Laois

A child is in hospital with 'serious injuries' following an incident involving a quad bike yesterday. Gardai say they were called to the Dooary area...

Severe weather warning issued for Laois as ‘driving conditions set to deteriorate’

Laois County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team has issued a warning to motorists today as 'driving conditions are set to deteriorate' due to snow...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, February 11, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Catherine (Kitty) Hogan (née Kelly) Blackhill Oldtown, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted...

JOB VACANCY: Thomasina Connell & Co Solicitors seeking to hire Personal Assistant/Secretary

Thomasina Connell & Co Solicitors currently have a vacancy for a Personal Assistant/Secretary. This is a busy and responsible full-time position in a fast paced legal environment....

The Midweek Podcast: O’Dempsey’s man signs children’s book deal and Laois singer Emer Dunne

As always, this week's LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, hosted by Paul Downey, is jam-packed with content and it begins with the story of a new...

JOB VACANCY: Breslin’s SuperValu currently hiring for full-time Deli Manager position

Breslin’s SuperValu’s employ over 100 staff in our two stores in Rathdowney and Abbeyleix. We specialise in fresh foods and excellent customer service. We...

Magnificent 36-acre residential farm in Ballyroan for sale with Hume Auctioneers

Hume Auctioneers are currently offering a magnificent residential farm for sale at Cashel, Ballyroan. Cashel Farm is a picture postcard residential holding on 36 acres...

Remember the Game: Cill Dara-Portarlington get the better of Portlaoise in 2004 Gale Cup...

Cill Dara-Portarlington 18 Portlaoise 3  2004 Harry Gale U-20 Cup Final Portlaoise Rugby Club won back-to-back Harry Gale U-20 cup titles in the early 2000s but...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Martin Laffan Matthew Laffan, late of Bradford, England, and Ballycoolan, Stradbally, Co Laois. In his 95th...
Midlands Park Hotel

Celebrate Love at home this Valentine’s – with Midlands Park Hotel three-course meal option

Midlands Park Hotel are delighted to offer the locals of Laois a chance to enjoy a three-course meal at home this weekend. Enjoy Kelly’s Steakhouse...

Joe Mallon Motors Deal and Deliver Car of the Week: 192 Volkswagen T-cross from...

This week’s Car of the Week (Deal and Deliver and fully Covid compliant) from Joe Mallon Motors is a 191 Volkswagen T-Cross. With a finance...

Met Eireann issue snow warning for Laois as accumulations expected

Met Eireann have issued a snow/ice warning for almost all of Ireland, including Laois, for Thursday. Up to now, it had been unclear whether Thursday...

JOB VACANCY: TSI Flowmeters seeking to hire Manufacturing Technician for role based in...

Due to continued growth and expansion, TSI Flowmeters are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Technician, with an electronic/mechatronic background, to join our team. Founded in...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Lar Cuddy Northgrove, Camross, Laois Lar Cuddy, Northgrove, Camross, Co. Laois. Died 8th February 2021,(peacefully) surrounded by...

Death occurs of former Monasterevan councillor and Kildare County Council chairman

The death has occurred of Pat Hyland, a former long-serving Fine Gael councillor in Monasterevan and chairman of Kildare County Council. Mr Hyland of Oghill...