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2019 Remembered: Kingston brothers opt out of Laois football panel for 2020

This was - and still is - a huge blow for the Laois senior footballers for 2020. The Laois senior footballers will begin life under...

2019 Remembered: Meet the Laois baby with the extraordinary association with the number 19

Anything baby related is heart warming and this story definitely is! A very different kind of story. This really is something that is very unique. Meet...

2019 Remembered: Five prison officers attacked and one ‘stabbed’ in Midlands Prison Portlaoise

This, back in July, was an appalling incident.  A convicted murderer attacked five prison officers and stabbed one of them in an incident at the...

2019 Remembered: In Pictures: Night of celebration at Laois GAA Awards

What a great night at the Laois GAA Awards. We look forward to next year already!  There was glitz glamour and plenty of silverware at this...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, January 3, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Sean Brophy St Fintan's Tce, Durrow, Laois Peacefully at his residence, husband of the...

2019 Remembered: Dear Electric Picnic Acts – You are not in Dublin!

During the Electric Picnic, several of the acts mentioned being in Dublin, Laois people were raged by this! 'Dublin, let me hear you make some...

2019 Remembered: Laois hotel probed over accommodating, ‘persons seeking international protection’

According to a local councillor, the status of new occupants at a Portarlington hotel was questioned by local people in June. The status of new...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run

2019 Remembered: Disqualified driver found 10 times over the legal limit of alcohol at...

In May, disqualified driver was found 10 times over the legal limit of alcohol. A disqualified driver has been found 10 times over the legal...

2019 Remembered: Laois GAA club look within to appoint new manager for 2020 season

Back in November, O'Dempsey's announced they had a new manager. O’Dempsey’s have appointed former player Francis Finn as their new senior football manager for the...

2019 Remembered: Changing of the guard as owners retire from beloved 189-year-old family pub

Back in May, a family-run pub in Ballylinan, Flemings Pub, went under new management. Little can sum up the impact a meeting place has had...

2019 Remembered: Winning EuroMillions ticket sold in Laois claimed by family

At the end of October, a Laois family won huge money in the EuroMillions draw. It was a family reunion like no other today as...

2019 Remembered: Laois hotel named as one of the best castle hotels in Europe

Back in April, this Laois hotel got a prestigious honour. A Laois hotel has been named as one of the best castle hotels in Europe. Historic...

2019 Remembered: Laois bride-to-be pulls out all the stops on Hen weekend

This story, from back in April, is absolutely gas! Well this is some get-up! A Laois bride-to-be was pictured wearing a very interesting outfit at her...

2019 Remembered: Huge boost for Laois club as O’Loughlin set to transfer

This news broke earlier last month and will be a big boost for Rosenallis in 2020.  Laois footballer John O’Loughlin is set to transfer from Dublin side...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, January 2, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Bill Davis  Wolfe Tone Court, Mountmellick Laois Bill Davis, Wolfe Tone Court, Mountmellick, Co....

2019 Remembered: Laois pub named in Sunday World ‘Top 10 Boozers’

Back in January, this Laois pub received a fine accolade. This is a fine accolade for any establishment to get. The Sunday World ‘Pub Spy’ spent...

2019 Remembered: Family man Jackie from Laois wins big on Winning Streak

We always love to see Laois people on TV - and back in January 2019, Jackie Doheny stole the show! There were great scenes on...

2019 Remembered: Laois GAA hit out at ‘unofficial’ calendar

Laois GAA chiefs were not happy about this back in November. Laois GAA have hit out at a company who are currently canvassing businesses and...

2019 Remembered: Property Watch: Five homes in Laois that are a handy-man’s dream

There were many houses on the market throughout the year and these were any handy man's dream to work on. Last week, we looked at...

2019 Remembered: LaoisToday gets the scoop with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

The owner of Facebook was in Ireland back in April and one of our reporters got up close and personal. He was the most sought...

2019 Remembered: Considerable damage as fire overnight at well-known Laois pub

This fire back in January 2019 caused a lot of damage. A well-known Laois pub has been extensively damaged by a fire in the early...

2019 Remembered: Laois man to be a part of Australian version of Love Island

Back in October, a young Laois man caused something of a stir Down Under. A Portlaoise native will be part of Love Island Australia which begins on...
We can reveal the new Laois senior football manager

2019 Remembered: New Laois senior football manager revealed

Back in 2017, we broke the news that John Sugrue was going to become the Laois football manager. We repeated the trick again in September...

2019 Remembered: Some great photos from 2009 Junior Cert results day in Heywood

When this years Junior Cert results came out, we looked back at Heywood CS celebrating their results back in 2009. It’s that time of year...

2019 Remembered: Well-known Laois man set to appear on First Dates Ireland

And Michael was an absolute gentleman - he did the county proud! A well-known figure in Laois GAA and camogie circles is set to appear...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Bernie Doyle (née Brennan) Kellyville, Ballintubbert, Laois Deeply regretted by her loving husband Michael,...

2019 Remembered: Laois woman named ‘CEO of the Year’ at annual Businesswoman Awards

Back in November, a Laois woman was recognised with a very prestigious award. This is a serious achievement. Lorraine Butler from Rossmore, Killeshin, was named CEO...

2019 Remembered: Internationally renowned American actor visits Laois

Back in April, the visit of a certain George Clooney caused something of a stir.. We’re sure there were many onlookers, mainly women, hoping to...
The Garda helicopter was in Stradbally last night

2019 Remembered: Garda helicopter spotted in Laois as ‘house raided’

Armed Gardai carried out a raid in March and ythe helicopter was deployed too... The Garda helicopter has been spotted in the skies over Portlaoise...

2019 Remembered: Two Laois players set to go on the All-Star hurling trip to...

After their exploits for the Laois senior hurlers, captain, Paddy Purcell and goalkeeper, Enda Rowland got to enjoy a trip to the Middle East...

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