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Bodycams for Gardai expected to roll out in Laois if pilot is successful

The rollout of bodycams in Ireland is expected to be extended to Laois if the current pilot phase is succesful. Local TD Charlie Flanagan has...

In Pictures: Laois Schools bringing home medals at All-Ireland Track and Field Championships

Many Laois schools had a successful outing at the All Ireland track and field championships in Harriers Stadium in Tullamore. Charlie Peavoy brought a gold...
Laois Association Dublin

In Pictures: Laois Association Dublin celebrate 75th anniversary

The Laois Association Dublin celebrated their 75th anniversary with an event in Dublin recently. The group was established in 1949 as a one off group...

Several new ASD classes announced for Laois primary and secondary schools

Six Laois primary schools and four secondary schools have been approved for additional ASD classes. These classes will help children with autism integrate into the...

Leinster Hurling League: Holmes the hero as Mountrath survive late Clonad stab

Clonad 4-10 Mountrath 3-19 Leinster Hurling League Division 3 Final Mountrath survived a late goal-filled surge from Clonad to the Division 3 Leinster League final this...

In Pictures: Laois PPN celebrate World Bee Day 2024

The Laois Beekeepers association celebrated ‘World Bee Day’ 2024 by welcoming members of Laois PPN groups to the Dunamaise Beekeepers Association Apiary in Stradbally...

Laois all set to go for All-Ireland glory with Celtic Challenge final against Mayo...

The Laois Celtic Challenge team are set to face Mayo in the Division 3 final on Sunday, June 2 at 1pm in Abbotstown, Dublin. Reaching...

Local Election Podcast: 10 minutes with Thomasina Connell (Fine Gael) – Portlaoise

Thomasina Connell was elected to the Portlaoise Municipal District in 2019, taking the last seat after a mammoth battle as a first-time Local Election...

Local Election Podcast: 10 minutes with Marie Tuohy (Labour) – Portlaoise

Marie Tuohy is no stranger to the election campaign trail - having been a key figure alongside her husband Noel when he was successfully...

Local Economic and Community plus Climate Action plans launched for Laois

Laois County Council and Laois Community Development Committee have launched their Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP) and Local Authority Climate Action Plan (LACAP). The...

Mountrath Badminton Club celebrate successful first year

Mountrath Badminton Club celebrated a very successful first season after being set up by Joe Hargroves last September. The club has brought together former clubs...

Local Election Podcast: 10 minutes with Aisling Moran (Independent) – Graiguecullen-Portarlington

Aisling Moran is a sitting county councillor, running as an Independent on this occasion, having been elected for Fine Gael in 2019. She discusses...

Local Election Podcast: 10 minutes with Ben Brennan (Independent) – Graiguecullen-Portarlington

Having first been elected in 2009 in the old Luggacurren area, Ben Brennan is now contesting his fourth Local Election. The independent councillor from...

Laois GAA Fixtures: Yet another busy week of action as League tables begin to...

There is plenty of sporting action across the county this week as we are set for yet another busy week of hurling and football...

Joe McDonagh Cup: Old foes Laois and Offaly compete for spot in Leinster Championship

The Joe McDonagh Cup final between old foes Laois and Offaly has been confirmed for Saturday June 8, at 3.30pm in Croke Park. It is...

In Pictures: Mountrath Comunity School 1st Year hurlers claim Leinster Plate glory

First year hurlers from Mountrath Community School rounded off the year impressively as they beat Creagh College of Wexford to claim the 1st Year...

ACHL Division 3: Colt-Shanahoe defeat Mountrath with second half goals to take a step...

Colt-Shanahoe 3-15 Mountrath 0-14  Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 3 Round 5  Colt-Shanahoe took a step towards survival in Division 3 of the league following a...

India bound Dunamase College students set to host charity fundraising event

A group of students from Dunamase College are set to travel to India on an immersion programme in Kolkata. The students are currently working hard...

ACHL Division 1: Borris-Kilcotton up to second following eight point win over Camross

Camross 1-12 Borris-Kilcotton 1-20 Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1 Round 5  Borris-Kilcotton are up to second spoit in Division 1 following an eight point victory...

ACFL Division 3: Clonaslee-St Manman’s hit Timahoe for six to boost top four chances

Clonaslee-St Manman’s 6-12 Timahoe 1-10 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 3 Round 6 Clonaslee-St Manman's eased past Timahoe thanks to an array of goals from James...

In Pictures: Celebration as Mountrath Community School hold Sixth Year graduation and Senior Awards

Mountrath Community School held their annual graduation ceremony for their departing sixth years on Wednesday, May 22. The day also saw their Senior Awards handed...

ACHL Division 4: Clonad survive late Mountmellick rally to remain top of the table

Mountmellick 2-12 Clonad 1-16 Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Divison 4 Clonad survive late goal filled surge from Mountmellick to earn a 1-16 to 2-12 win in...
Mountmellick Community School's Green Committee

Mountmellick students commended at national science competition

Students of Mountmellick Community school were highly commended at this year's ECO-UNESCO Young environmental scientist awards. Over 1,000 people attended the finals and awards ceremony. The...

Three Laois establishments recognised at All-Ireland final of the Irish Restaurant Awards

The All Ireland of Irish restaurants awards took place recently where various Laois entities brought home numerous awards. The event was held in the Clayton...

In Pictures: Laois athletes immensely successful at the Leinster Track and Field championships

The Leinster School’s Track and Field Championships took place recently when various schools from across the county represented in the competition. Numerous young Laois athletes...

Election Diary: Housing reform, farmers partnership and the future for Portlaoise

Labour candidate for Graiguecullen/Portarlington, Eoin Barry, has said that ending the scourge of vacant and abandoned homes in Laois will be a priority for...
Rathdowney-Errill Golf Classic

In Pictures: Rathdowney-Errill host another successful annual golf classic

Rathdowney-Errill hosted their eighth annual ‘Rathdowney Pharmacy’ golf classic in Rathdowney Golf Club. Since its inaugural year it has been a huge success with both...

In Pictures: Dusk Bird Chorus and Biodiversity Walk

The Laois Participation Network held a “Dusk Chorus Walk” at Derryounce lakes in Portarlington. The Laois PPN is an organisation that promotes community, social inclusion...

Portlaoise College welcome employment insight programme

Second year students from Portlaoise College have completed their Work at World programme in conjunction with Business in Community Ireland and Laois County Council. The...

Laois crowned All-Ireland Badminton Champions

The Laois badminton team have been crowned the All-Ireland county Champions at Grade 5/G . The All Ireland Championships were held in the University of...