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Seven Talking Points from another bitterly disappointing day for the Laois footballers

The Laois footballers suffered their third Division 2 South loss of the season against Kildare in O’Moore Park this afternoon. Mike Quirke’s men were defeated...

LIVE BLOG: Laois footballers take on Kildare in O’Moore Park

The Laois footballers take on Kildare in O'Moore Park this afternoon in the final group game in this year's restructured National League. Laois are without...
Abbeyleix Property

Property Watch: Five homes currently for sale around Abbeyleix

This week we take a look at five homes for sale in Abbeyleix - ranging in price from €165,000 right up to €950,000.  priced...
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, May 30, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Noel Lalor Oaklands, Arklow, Wicklow / Portlaoise, Laois Lalor, Oaklands, Arklow, Co. Wicklow and formerly of Portlaoise,...

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

1 - Lonely Planet select Laois tourist attraction in top 8 ‘incredible Irish locations’ for 2021 A world-leading travel guide book publisher has selected a...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 29, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Patrick (Paddy) Morrin Ardreigh, Athy, Kildare / Mountrath, Laois Patrick ( Paddy) Morrin, formally Ardreigh, Athy, and...
Cruinniu na nOg

Series of free youth events, workshops and activities to take place in Laois for...

Cruinniú na nÓg is the flagship youth initiative of Creative Ireland. On Saturday, June 12, this national day of FREE creativity for children and young people...

Laois Walks Festival announce decision to postpone 2021 series

The Laois Walks Festival, which was scheduled to take place next month, has been postponed. The annual walking extravaganza which sees walkers and hikers travel...

LaoisToday Podcast: John Whelan of Vanhalla.ie on his camper van conversion and travelling around...

On this week's LaoisToday Podcast, we're joined by John Whelan, camper van enthusiast and the man behind the Vanhalla.ie blog. A former newspaper editor and...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, May 28, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Simon Malachy Mc Evoy B. D. S. Abbeyleix, Laois Suddenly, but peacefully. Sadly missed by his loving...

JOB VACANCY: LOETB seeking applications for Apprenticeship Electrical Instructor Cover Panel 

Laois and Offaly ETB invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following: Apprenticeship Electrical Instructor Cover Panel for 2021/22 Applications in respect of the above...
Wilbay Ltd

JOB VACANCIES: Wilbay Ltd seeking to hire drivers and sales assistant based in Portlaoise

Wilbay is a leading food distributor supplying Butchers, Wholesalers, Retailers and the Catering Industry throughout Ireland. Strategically based in Portlaoise, our central depot offers next...

Date set for final decision on Electric Picnic 2021

A date has been set for when the final decision on if Electric Picnic 2021 will go ahead or not. According to Minister for State...

Laois singletons ‘looking for love and up for the craic’ requested for new RTE...

Are you single, looking for love and up for the craic? Well if so, a role on a new TV show could be in your...
GAA rules

Talking Sport Podcast: Johnny Doyle, Donie Brennan and the weekend’s GAA preview

The action continues this weekend with three of Laois’s adults GAA teams set to take to the field. For the Laois footballers, it is their...

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Simon Malachy Mc Evoy B. D. S. Abbeyleix, Laois Suddenly, but peacefully. Sadly missed by his loving...

Gardai appeal for driver ‘to come forward’ after six-year-old child injured in Laois town

Gardai in Mountmellick are appealing for the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a road traffic accident last week to come forward. The...
Portlaoise Golf Club

JOB VACANCY: Portlaoise Golf Club seeking to hire a part-time sales assistant

Portlaoise Golf Club are seeking to hire a part-time sales assistant. We are looking for enthusiastic part time staff to join the team at Portlaoise...

The Midweek Podcast: Local bakers requested, Rathdowney TV presenter on TikTok success and the...

On this week’s LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, host Paul Downey is joined by three brilliant guests. Consider it Cakes is a new community group set up...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Seamus Bergin Fermoyle, Attanagh, Laois Seamus Bergin, Fermoyle, Attanagh, Co. Laois. - Died 25th May 2021, (unexpectedly)....
Wolfhill National School

Wolfhill NS accepting enrolments for 2021 and beyond

Wolfhill National School, a two-teacher school, is located in a beautiful rural location in south Laois close to the Carlow, Kildare and Kilkenny borders. We...

Property: Farm land and house near Ballacolla to be sold by Online Auction with...

Hennessy Auctioneers and Valuers are conducting an executor's sale at Coolbally, Clough, Ballacolla, Co Laois by Public Auction (Online). Online Auction on Friday, June 11,...
Mark Doheny perfectly describes how Laois all deal with the sunshine

Weekend sizzler on the cards as summer finally set to begin

May of many weathers has certainly lived up to its saying this year. We've had wind, rain, thunderstorms and even hailstones at times - and...

Dates and venues confirmed for Laois’s Leinster senior and underage championship games

Late June and early July is going to be a very busy time for Laois GAA's county teams in championship action. The Leinster GAA fixtures...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Trevor John Wallace Ringstown, Mountrath, Laois Trevor John Wallace, Ringstown, Mountrath, Co.Laois - Died 22nd May 2021,...

From the LaoisToday Archives: 16 things to keep in mind as Silage Season is...

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday on May 23, 2017. With Silage Season fast approaching, here are the most common occurrences experienced on our typical Irish...

JOB VACANCY: Booth Precast & Concrete seeking to hire assistant dispatcher/sales person

Booth Precast & Concrete Products Ltd are seeking to hire an an assistant dispatcher/sales person for an immediate start. Based in Abbeyleix, the role...
Stradbally SVT Cycle

SVT Hub launches weekly Family Cycle Group in Stradbally

Lockdown is easing and the SVT Activity and Wellness Hub is getting ready for a busy summer. The SVT Hub is based in Stradbally Vicarstown...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Ladies win the highlight as footballers and hurlers both lose again

The Laois ladies footballers provided the highlight of the weekend with their National League win over Kildare. Given that the men's footballers and hurlers as...