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57 years late but better than never – Laois minor hurling captain finally receives...

When the final whistle sounded in Newbridge on last week, it signalled the end of the road for Laois minor hurlers for another year. It...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, July 16, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Joe Doyle Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Laois Doyle, Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, 15th July 2021. Predeceased by his wife...
Fifty Seven Boutique, Durrow.

Fifty Seven Boutique in Durrow celebrates 2nd anniversary this weekend with special flash sale

Fifty Seven Boutique Durrow marks their 2nd Anniversary with a flash sale this weekend. Two years ago this weekend Fifty Seven Boutique opened the doors...

Gardai investigating following attempted armed robbery at Laois post office

Gardai have launched an investigation following an attempted armed robbery at a Laois post office. The incident occurred in Mountmellick at around 10am this morning. Witnesses...

School’s out for summer but St Colman’s Wellness Workshop in Stradbally proves a big...

School may be out for summer but the Sonas Kids Wellness Workshop in St Colman's NS in Stradbally proved a popular and enjoyable attraction...
GAA rules

Talking Sport: Damien Carter on Laois U-20, senior and minor hurlers plus 2021 club...

We're back with the latest edition of the Talking Sport Podcast and this episode is split in two parts. Part 1 sees host Alan Hartnett...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, July 15, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Michael Kane Tennisrath, Ballickmoyler, Carlow / Laois Michael Kane, Tennisrath, Ballickmoyler, Carlow, passed away, at his home,...

JOB VACANCY: Laois-based Kitchen Manufacturer seeking to fill numerous roles

A local business is seeking to hire a suitable candidate for a number of roles including the following: Kitchen Designer Cabinet Maker/Sprayer 2nd/3rd year...
Harmony Care jobs in Laois

JOB VACANCIES: Harmony Residential Care recruiting 40 new staff as they expand their services...

Harmony Residential Care is a contracted service provider to Tusla Child and Family Agency for the provision of Residential Services for Children. They currently employ...

Laois forward named GAA Hurler of the week following stunning display in Antrim win

Laois forward Paddy Purcell has been named GAA Hurler of the Week following an online poll. On an Instagram vote, Purcell received 3,684 votes from...

Updated visitation guidance for nursing homes to ‘normalise’ experience for residents and families once...

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted all of us - but one section of society who has really been adversely affected is those living in...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Gardai investigating after two Laois restaurants broken into in recent night time raids

Two Laois restaurants have been the victims of crime in night time raids recently. Both restaurants are located in Portlaoise and both break-ins occurred in...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Michael Kane Tennisrath, Ballickmoyler, Carlow / Laois Michael Kane, Tennisrath, Ballickmoyler, Carlow, passed away, at his home,...

Plans to construct almost 100 new homes on site where previous development was scrapped...

Planning permission to construct 99 new homes on a similar site to where it had once been proposed to build 262 new homes has...
Vicarstown market

In Pictures: Food and craft market gets off to positive start in Vicarstown

A new food and craft market got up and running in Vicarstown on Sunday last as a number of local community groups came together...

Temperatures set to soar this week as 27 degrees predicted for the weekend

‏Have the sunglasses, shorts and barbeques at the ready – as this weekend is expected to be glorious. Well in fact, from tomorrow really, we...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Baby Charlie Ray Cooper The Square, Durrow, Laois Born sleeping at Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in their...

Gardai seeking information following hit and run incident in Laois town

Gardai are seeking the public's assistance following a hit and run incident in a Laois town. A cyclist and a vehicle collided this afternoon in...
Hannah Delaney, RIP

Sadness in Castletown and Pike of Rushall communities at death of Hannah Delaney

There is a deep sadness in the Pike of Rushall, Castletown and surrounding areas this week following the untimely passing of Hannah Delaney. Mrs Delaney...
LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Laois hurl up a storm, minors bow out, first win for...

There's only one place to start after that weekend of sporting action and that's with the Laois hurlers, who recorded a thrilling win over...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, July 12, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Hannah Delaney (née Keaveny) Knockbrack, Pike of Rushall, Laois / Moate, Offaly Hannah Delaney (nee Keaveny), Knockbrack,...
Portlaoise Institute

Portlaoise Institute offers two excellent STEM courses

Two of the many QQI Level 5 courses offered at Portlaoise Institute include Engineering Technology and Computer Science. These STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and...
DAWSON MODULAR INSTALLATIONS Ltd. is looking for experienced skilled General Operatives to join its busy cleanroom and modular room installation team.

JOB VACANCIES: Dawson Modular Installations Ltd seeking to hire skilled General Operatives

DAWSON MODULAR INSTALLATIONS Ltd. is looking for experienced skilled General Operatives to join its busy cleanroom and modular room installation team. The successful candidates will...
Timahoe Round Tower

Moment in Time: Timahoe schoolchildren unveil sculpture at Round Tower in 2005

Timahoe is a very proud rural community and at the very centre of that is the famous Round Tower in the village, home of...
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, July 11, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Gerry Brennan St Brigids Place, Portlaoise, Laois The death has occurred in Glasgow, Scotland, of Gerry Brennan,...

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

1 - 16 potential internal candidates for the vacant Laois football manager’s job The news that Mike Quirke would not be seeking a third term in...
Fifty Seven Sale Shop Athy

Up to 70% off at Fifty Seven Boutique Sale Shop in Athy

Fifty Seven Boutique in Athy and Durrow is a long-established ladies boutique and gift emporium serving the people of Leinster and the midlands area...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, July 10, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Teresa (Terri) Quinn Bishopswood Road, Portarlington, Laois Peacefully, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after...

Sadness following the passing of retired Garda in Laois village

There was sadness in the village of Ballybrittas this week following the passing of Seamus (Jim) Downey. A former member of An Garda Siochana, Mr...