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Do you know these Laois teens who have become RTE News sensations?

Two Laois teens go viral for shifting on RTE News

RTE News has been the source of many a viral sensation over the years. We had the man who slipped on the ice during our...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, June 26, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. James Duggan Clondalkin, Dublin/Mountrath, Laois DUGGAN, James (late of Clondalkin, Mountrath and Portlaoise), June...

My Club and I: John Joe Connell (O’Dempsey’s)

After a bit of a lapse, our 'My Club and I' feature is back. This week we chat to long-serving O'Dempsey's player John Joe Connell,...

Celebrations begin to mark golden jubilee of Shanahoe church

This weekend sees the commencement of a week of celebrations to mark the Golden Jubilee of St Brigid's Church, Shanahoe. St Brigid's Church replaced...
Laois Red Cross aiming to break Guinness World Record

Camross World Record attempt to raise funds for Red Cross

Members of the Laois Red Cross are hoping to make a World Record next Saturday at an event in Camross. As part of the Red...

Laois athlete to represent Leinster at Tailteann games

Eoin Keenan is having a roller coaster season in Track & Field Athletics this year. The sixteen year old 6’3” Emo Rath Athlete set...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, June 23, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Gemma Bergin (née Bergin) Garron, Ballybrophy, Laois Bergin, Gemma (née Bergin), Scarbhóg, Garron, Ballybrophy,...

Fianna Fail members invited to ‘sing along’ after Golf Classic

Laois Fianna Fail are holding a big fundraising Golf Classic this Friday - and it looks like it could be a great day out...

In Pictures: The Office Bar is packed for Educate Together fundraiser

Portlaoise Educate Together have been busy this year with many fundraising events taking place, all of which have been extremely successful. The Parents Association had...

Throwers lead the way as Laois athletes among the medals once again

After a magnificent Day 1 performance, Laois athletes maintained their success into Day 2 in glorious sunshine in Tullamore on Sunday at the Leinster...

Huge cost increase for farm contractors as weather delays work

Irish land-based farm contractors are facing huge cost increases for this year’s grass silage harvest, as poor harvesting weather conditions are delaying work, forcing...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run

Reports of a house ‘shot at’ in Portlaoise

There have been multiple reports that a house in Portlaoise was shot at last night. LaoisToday understands that Gardaí were called to Carmody Way, Fairgreen...

22 things you’ll remember from going to the Gaeltacht

The Gaeltacht wouldn’t be everyone’s ideal way to spend the three months of solace and freedom, but for many a young man and woman...

‘This event has been life changing for me both inside and outside of this...

Thefts from farms are “an attack on the fabric of rural society”, Judge Keenan Johnson told a sitting of Portlaoise Circuit Court today. He was...

Horse and Pony racing in Killenard promises a great day out

It's hard to beat the excitement of live horse racing up close and it is even more special when it takes place right smack...
Big win for farming couple from EuroMillions

€500,000 winning Lotto ticket bought in Emo found in car

A winning EuroMillions worth half a million euro spent seven weeks being driven around in a car before the owners realised that they had...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, June 9, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Tommy Fleming 7 The Swan, Wolfhill, Laois Deeply regretted by his loving parents Andy...

Thursday night’s Laois GAA results

It was a busy night of Laois GAA club action with a full schedule of games in ACHL Division 1 and ACFL Division 1B...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, June 8, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Margaret Muldowney 17 Dr Murphy Place, Portlaoise, Laois In the loving care of the...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Sheila McDonough (née Murray) Rathgar, Dublin/Laois McDonough, Sheila (née Murray) (Vernon Grove, Rathgar, Dublin...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Moira Carroll St Michael's Park, Portarlington, Laois Peacefully at Naas Hospital. Deeply regretted by...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, June 5, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Ellen Redmond (née Dillon) 102 Castletimon Road, Coolock, Dublin/Stradbally, Laois Formerly Charter Road, Stradbally,...

Laois Garden Festival promises another great day out

Spink Community Sports ground will be the place to be on Sunday, June 11, as the second Laois Garden Festival takes place. Over 1200 people...

Laois athletes go for All Ireland glory in Tullamore

The highlight of the schools athletics season takes place in Tullamore on Saturday with the All Ireland Track and Field finals. It's always a really...

Extra time heart ache for Laois as Westmeath U-21s advance

Westmeath 1-20 Laois 0-21 - After extra time Leinster U-21 HC quarter-final   The Laois U-21 hurlers suffered extra-time heartache against Westmeath this evening in the opening...

Ballybrittas set to be hopping as May Pole festival returns

The Final Furlong in Ballybrittas should be hopping all this weekend as they host their May Pole Festival, starting on Friday night. With music over...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

Laois soccer clubs Power Rankings

Following on from the success of our Laois GAA football Power Rankings, we bring you our Laois soccer clubs equivalent. The soccer season has just...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. James (Jim) Shortall Harbour Street, Mountmellick, Laois/Portarlington, Laois James (Jim) Shortall, formerly of Portarlington,...

22 unforgettable things about the night club at Pedigree Corner

The sign is still above the door but 'Turning Point' night club is no more. For a spell throughout the 1990s it was the only...

In Pictures: Laois supporters out in force to cheer on hurlers

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens There was a big crowd and a good atmosphere in O'Moore Park on Sunday afternoon as Laois...

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