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Laois property

Property Watch: Four houses currently for sale in Portlaoise for around €220,000

On this week's Property Watch, we take a look at some of the homes currently for sale in Portlaoise for in the region of...
Daragh Lee

Mountmellick community stunned at tragic death of young Daragh Lee

There is a deep sadness in Mountmellick this weekend following the tragic death of Daragh Lee on Saturday morning. The 19-year-old was the pedestrian killed...
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

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 21, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Daragh Lee 8 Grange Hall, Mountmellick, Laois Passed away tragically. Funeral arrangements to follow. Patrick (Paddy, Pat) Scully 18A...
Ballyfin Ladies Junior

C-Fennell to the fore as Ballyfin Ladies begin Leinster adventure with a win

Ballyfin Ladies 3-7 St Anne's (Carlow) 1-6  Leinster Ladies Junior Football Championship Round 1  Six days after they were crowned Laois Junior champions, Ballyfin Ladies have...
Ballinakill celebrations

Dramatic comeback sees Ballinakill past Cullion and into Leinster quarter final

Ballinakill 3-12 Cullion 3-11 (Westmeath)  Leinster Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 1  Ballinakill produced a dramatic revival to see off Cullion of Westmeath and advance to the...

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

1 - Stabbing incident in Portlaoise  News of a stabbing incident in Portlaoise broke on Saturday morning last. A man was the victim of a serious...
Gardaí are on the scene following the incident

Laois road closed following tragic death of teenage pedestrian

A young man was killed in a traffic accident this morning on the N80 between Mountmellick and Portlaoise. A section of the road - from...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, November 20, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Fint. Gorman Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Laois Gorman, Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Nov. 16th 2021. Suddenly at his residence, Fint. Predeceased...

In Pictures: Tributes paid as Laois woman brings four decade career of helping others...

Portlaoise Further Education and Training Centre held a retirement reception for Denise Dunne on Friday last. Portlaoise native Denise worked with Laois Offaly Education and...
Barrowhouse

Barrowhouse forced to pull out of Leinster club as injuries take their toll

Barrowhouse have decided to withdraw from the Leinster Club Junior football championship as a severe shortage of players means they aren't able to field...
Solas Eco Garden Centre

SOLAS – Farmers Market, Hot Food and Electric Cars

The latest addition to the SOLAS Garden Shop is a number of Electric Car chargers which are now available for public use. David Maher of...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Friday, November 19, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Fint. Gorman Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Laois Gorman, Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Nov. 16th 2021. Suddenly at his residence, Fint. Predeceased...

Dunne to the fore as Na Fianna Og reach U-20 ‘B’ football final

Na Fianna Og 3-16 Rosenallis 2-7 Laois U-20 'B' Football Championship Semi Final Colin Dunne was to the fore as Na Fianna Og reached the final...
Portlaoise garda

Juvenile arrested following weekend ‘stabbing’ incident in Portlaoise

Gardai arrested a juvenile in relation to an alleged stabbing incident in Portlaoise at the weekend. The teenager was detained under Section 4 of the...
Teac Tom

Local charity set to officially open centre providing mental health support to Laois community

Teac Tom will officially open a new counselling centre in Stradbally later today between 4.30pm and 6pm. The charity offers professional mental health support and...

Talking Sport Podcast: Provincial adventures, Camogie finals and Park-Ratheniska trio on 2021

We are back with the latest episode of the Talking Sport Podcast with LaoisToday. After the football county finals concluded last weekend, we all thought...
Portlaoise RFC U-14

Portlaoise RFC U-14s come out on top in tough encounter with Navan RFC

Portlaoise RFC 10 Navan RFC 5  Leinster U-14 League Round 2 On an ideal morning for rugby, a dominant performance by the pack gave a great...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, November 18, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Fint. Gorman Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Laois Gorman, Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Nov. 16th 2021. Suddenly at his residence, Fint. Predeceased...

JOB VACANCY: Sonas Mountmellick Community Childcare seeking to hire Creche Manager

The Board of Management of “Sonas” Mountmellick  Community Childcare invite applications for the position of Crèche Manager The Childcare Manager will be responsible for the...

Deegan leads the way as Mountrath CS down Kilkenny school to get Senior hurling...

Mountrath CS 1-20 Castlecomer CS 1-11 Leinster School's Senior 'B' Hurling Championship Round 1 Ben Deegan was on fire as Mountrath CS got their Leinster School's...
Pat Keogh Car Sales

Pat Keogh Car Sales celebrates 25 years in business this November

Pat Keogh Car Sales, based in Ballybrittas, are celebrating 25 years as a Škoda dealer this November. First established back in 1985 in Monasterevin as...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Michael McCabe Cork Rd., Portlaoise, Laois McCabe. “Glasheen” Cork Rd., Portlaoise, November 16th 2021. Peacefully at Shaen...

Portlaoise Institute offers excellent range of part-time modules for January

Portlaoise Institute is delighted to offer over 20 part time modules starting in January 2022. These modules are delivered at various times over the...
Bill Lawlor Mountmellick RIP

Sadness in Mountmellick at death of Bill Lawlor – a legendary figure in sporting...

Bill Lawlor, one of the great characters of Mountmellick life, was laid to rest this week. In his 94th year, Bill was fondly regarded across...
LaoisToday Team of the Week

Portarlington lead the way on final LaoisToday Football Team of the Week for 2021

After a long season of action in Laois, the final LaoisToday Football Team of the Week is here. Unsurprisingly, our selection this week is dominated...
Gardaí

‘Social media frenzy’ exaggerating ‘date rape’ problem

"A social media frenzy" is exaggerating the problem of "date rape" attacks where young women are being stuck with needles in nightclubs, according to...
Holy Family World War 6

In Pictures: Portlaoise students visit local World War 1 memorial

They say history is all around us and that was the case for a group of young Portlaoise students on Friday last. 6th class students...

Seven Talking Points from a remarkable Sunday of GAA action in Laois

It was a remarkable Sunday of GAA action in Laois as four championships were decided at two venues. In O'Moore Park, Ballyroan-Abbey claimed Junior glory...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, November 15, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Patrick (Patsy) Delaney Castlequarter, Skeirke, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois Patrick (Patsy) Delaney, Castlequarter, Skeirke, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois....