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Bargain store selling ‘she-wees’ ahead of Electric Picnic

The Electric Picnic begins tomorrow and for many who attend, the biggest draw back is queuing to use the toilet. While lads can simply zip...

Horse and foal rescued after being trapped for hours in Laois river

High drama ensued in Laois last night, as a horse and her foal were  dramatically saved in a rescue attempt that took hours on...

In Pictures: Official launch of refurbished St Canice’s Credit Union in Rathdowney

St Canice’s Credit Union officially launched its refurbished and modernised Rathdowney Branch Office on Main Street in the town last week. The Branch is now...

The Clonaslee Show is back – and promises another great family day out

The Clonaslee Show has incredible history and goes back 70 years - and it returns with what promises to be another great family day...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 29, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Eileen Farrell (née Fayne) The Green, Clonaslee, Laois / Lanesboro, Longford / Kilcormac,...

In Pictures: Three-bedroom detached home in Portlaoise for €179,950

Clement Herron Real Estate are pleased to introduce to the market this three-bed detached bungalow ideally located close to town centre. This property has been...

Three great products from Expert Laois to help you through Electric Picnic weekend

The countdown to Electric Picnic is well and truly on. It can be a busy time getting ready for one the best festivals in the...

Dr Tony Humphreys to speak in Portlaoise about UCC courses that can be studied...

Dr Tony Humphreys is a renowned psychologist and he will speak in Portlaoise this Thursday evening, August 30, about two courses that he heads...

JOB VACANCY: Oakdale Nursing home looking to fill key roles

Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington are looking to fill two full-time roles. Staff Nurses (RGN, RPN & RNID) Full & Part-time Positions Day/Night Duties Requirements Registered...

JOB VACANCY: Hinch Plant Hire have a position to fill

Due to continued growth Hinch Plant Hire Ltd, are seeking to employ an Apprentice (Heavy) plant fitter. Candidate should have full drivers licence, educated to...

WATCH: Alan and Julie take on the Electric Picnic Press Day

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois The Electric Picnic is just TWO sleeps away and we can barely contain our excitement as 55,000...

JOB VACANCY: Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board are looking to hire a...

Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board invites applications for the following post: Researcher To undertake Research and Analysis of the Economic, Employment and Social Profile...

‘Introductory Commis Chef Training Programme’ with School of Food in Thomastown, Kilkenny

After the success of our first commis chef training course this past Spring, The School of Food is preparing to run an additional Introductory...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Eileen Farrell (née Fayne) The Green, Clonaslee, Laois / Lanesboro, Longford / Kilcormac,...

JOB VACANCY: B-Warm have vacancies for apprentice and qualified plumbers

Due to continued growth BWarm have vacancies in the following job roles. 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year apprentice plumbers Qualified plumbers. To Apply ... Interested...
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

St Joseph’s save intermediate status as Barrowhouse make the drop

Brought to you in association with JK Autos St Joseph's 1-13 Barrowhouse 0-7 Laois Shopping Centre IFC Relegation Final Barrowhouse will make the drop back to the...

Laois dual player faces dilemma due to fixture clash

The dual player is a dying breed around the country. The days of the likes of Cahir Healy and Sean Og O hAilpin representing their...

Mary Lou McDonald set to visit Laois this week

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald will take to Laois this week on a constituency tour that will also she her visit Offaly as...

Wide range of options as Portlaoise Further Education to hold Open Day

Are you employed, unemployed or looking to upskill? Thinking about returning to education or taking up a new hobby? There are a number of...

In Pictures: Dunamase College students return to school as numbers double

Portlaoise's newest secondary school opened its doors to begin its second academic year this morning. Dunamase College is located in the centre of Portlaoise town...

A number of courses available in 2018 Laois Partnership Company Training Schedule

Laois Partnership Company invites applications for the following proposed Training Courses. The courses are available to unemployed individuals in Laois and preference is given to...

Papal Visit portaloos coming to Electric Picnic

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois Around 125,000 people turned out in Phoenix Park on Sunday for the Papal Visit and the portaloos...

Lilly’s Bar in Portlaoise hosting a big GAA discussion night this Thursday

Lilly's Bar and Restaurant is Portlaoise's newest venue and has a strong GAA links, with Laois footballer Kieran Lillis at the helm and Dublin's...

Local Enterprise Office rolling out two new Start your Own Business courses this autumn

The Laois Local Enterprise Office is a wonderful resource for people in business - and among the course they're running this autumn is their...

Welcome tax cut creates 1,500 jobs in Laois

The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) is urging Government to retain the 9% VAT rate for the tourism and hospitality industry. They have published a...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, August 25, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Fiona Kelly (née McFarlan) Old Borris Road, Castletown, Laois Fiona Kelly, (neé McFarlan), Old...

In Pictures: Immense elation as Kyle celebrate junior ‘B’ championship win

Laois's first championship county final of the year between Kyle and Camross went right down to the wire last night, with Kyle managing to...

The Heath come away with a gold medal in the All-Ireland final

The Heath senior rounders teams just fell short of completing an All-Ireland treble last weekend but the mixed team retained their crown with an...

UPDATED: Stradbally to Portlaoise Road reopens ahead of Electric Picnic

The main road between Portlaoise and Stradbally has reopened a week before the Electric Picnic. Signs were erected last week stating that the main road,...

Our guide to what’s on in Laois at the weekend

Brought to you in association with Laois Tourism  Heritage Week is in full swing this weekend with lots to do around the county. It really...