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

1 - Two Portlaoise students score seven H1s as Leaving Cert results announced Two Laois students scored full marks in the 2020 Leaving Cert results...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 12, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Margaret Graham Dundrum, Dublin / Portlaoise, Laois Formerly of Rathbrennan, Portlaoise. Beloved sister of...

Fascinating life and work of Helen Roe to be celebrate at Old Fort wall...

The fascinating life and work of Helen Roe is celebrated in an outdoor immersive audiovisual projection by artist, Caroline Conway for Culture Night on...

Talking Sport Podcast: Sarah Anne Fitzgerald and Joan Dollard preview the Laois camogie final...

For the first time since 2010, Camross aren't in the Laois camogie final as O'Moore's and St Brigid's get set to do battle in...

All the recent golf results and a selection of great photos from the Captain’s...

All the recent golf results from Mountrath and The Heath as well as a selection of photos from Liam Kearney's Captain's Prize in Portarlington. The...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 11, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Bridie (Bunty) Connell The Rock of Dunamaise, Stradbally, Laois Connell, Bridie (Bunty), The Rock...

If you’re thinking of repeating your Leaving Cert, check out Portlaoise College

If for whatever reason you're thinking of going back to repeat your Leaving Cert, then Portlaoise College is well worth considering. Opened in 2006, Portlaoise...

Joe Mallon Motors Car of the Week: 191 Renault Megane Sport Tourer from €69...

This week’s Car of the Week from Joe Mallon Motors is a 191 Renault Megane Grand Sport Tourer. With a finance option in place, this...

Confirmed case of Coronavirus in Laois secondary school – but remote learning systems to...

There has been a confirmed case of Coronavirus in the Dunamase College secondary school in Portlaoise - but only students who have been deemed...

WATCH: ‘Children of the Free State’ – Laois artist and photographer Annie Holland on...

"May you live in interesting times" is an old proverb that rings true at this particular time. But there is something comforting about speaking to...

Portarlington-based ‘The Hearty Boys’ have just released their new album ’11 Love Songs’

Portarlington-based musicians The Hearty Boys have just released their new album 11 Love Songs.  The album consists of 11 original songs taken from albums and unfinished work from...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, September 10, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Bridie (Bunty) Connell The Rock of Dunamaise, Stradbally, Laois Connell, Bridie (Bunty), The Rock...

Joe Mallon Motors announces offers across Renault and Dacia ranges

Joe Mallon Motors has announced real and unmissable offers on new Renault and Dacia models, including the 100% electric New Renault ZOE, available now...

Electric and hybrid new car sales show an increase in Laois – despite overall...

The sale of electric and hybrid cars in the first eight months of 2020 in Laois is up almost 10%, despite the overall number...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. James Neale Kilgorey, Crettyard, Carlow / Crettyard, Laois James Neale of Kilgorey, Crettyard, Carlow,...

Final few days of Fifty Seven Boutique Closing Down sale in Portarlington

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium will close the door on their Portarlington store for the final time this Saturday but there is still...

JOB VACANCY: Laois and Offaly ETB invites applicants for Electrical Instructor Cover Panel

Laois and Offaly ETB invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following: Apprenticeship Electrical Instructor Cover Panel for 2020/21 Applications in respect of the above...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. James Neale Kilgorey, Crettyard, Carlow / Crettyard, Laois Funeral Arrangements Later. Michael (Gilpin) Conroy No 6...

Tough decisions as latest Football Team of the Week selected

Our latest Football Team of the Week is here. As is always the case, particularly with so many teams playing at the moment, there are...

Laois café features on Virgin Media’s #BackingBusiness initiative

The Cosy Café in Mountrath has been unveiled as one of the latest companies to be featured as part of Virgin Media’s #BackingBusiness initiative. The...
The results of the Junior Cert will be out today

Over 1,000 Laois students set to get Leaving Cert results today under calculated grades...

Over 1,000 Laois students will receive their 2020 Leaving Cert results this morning under the new calculated grades process introduced after the exams were...

A back up plan or the smart stepping stone? An overview of PLC pathway...

If you applied to CAO as a school leaver or a mature student then the deed is done, the choices are made and the...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, September 7, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Fred Townsend Mary Street, Durrow, Laois/Santry, Dublin Peacefully, in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, following a...

Property Watch: What you can buy in Portlaoise for €150,000

On this week's Property Watch we take a look at some of the properties for sale in Portlaoise for €150,000. In each case you can...

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, September 6, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Fred Townsend Mary Street, Durrow, Laois/Santry, Dublin Peacefully, in Beaumont Hospital, following a short...

Coronavirus: 231 new cases but no further deaths as Dublin cases continue to rise

There have been no further Coronavirus related deaths - but there has been 231 new cases, with 133 of them in Dublin. “The picture nationally...

Previewing all of Saturday’s Laois GAA action

It’s another big day of Laois club football action with championship games for decision in both the senior and intermediate grades. Laois Shopping Centre SFC...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 5, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Fred Townsend Mary Street, Durrow, Laois / Santry, Dublin Peacefully, in Beaumont Hospital, following...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from Friday night’s Laois GAA games

The Laois football championships continue this evening with two big games in the senior and intermediate championships. Emo became the first team to qualify for...