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Laois County Council make formal statement regarding Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation

Laois County Council has made a formal statement regarding the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation. The judicial commission which was published in 2021,...

CCFL: All of this week’s Laois soccer fixtures including a busy schedule for Stradbally...

April brings with it the business end of the soccer season, with teams up and down Laois preparing for another busy weekend. Four teams are...

Laois dancer to star in episode five of TG4’s An Ríl Deal this Sunday

A new series of An Ríl Deal is back on our screens, with a Laois performer part of TG4's search for the next big...

In Pictures: Laois County Council’s trip to New York City for St Patrick’s weekend

Laois County Council have published an account of a visit to New York by Council representatives as part of the St Patrick's weekend celebrations...

Arts grants awarded to 25 groups and individuals across Laois

Laois County Council have announced their allocation of arts grants for the beginning of 2024, with a total of 25 groups and individuals receiving...

ACHL Division 1: Dominant second half sees Clough-Ballacolla pull away from Rosenallis

Clough-Ballacolla 2-20 Rosenallis 2-10 ACHL Division 1  Round 1 Having been the best team for most of the first half, Rosenallis shot themselves in the foot,...

Four major projects set out for Portlaoise and Portarlington, including 67 homes to be...

It was a busy day at Laois County Council's monthly meeting last week, with the Council outline four major projects for Portlaoise and Portarlington. The...

ACHL Division 4: Opening round win for Clonad while Mountmellick and Ballypickas share the...

ACHL Division 4 Round 1 Clonad 3-28 The Harps 1-16 Clonad have laid down a marker for Division 4 with a dominant win at home to...

ACFL Division 3: Wins for St Joseph’s and Arles-Kilcruise while Clonaslee-St Manman’s and Ballylinan...

ACFL Division 3 Round 2 St Joseph’s 2-11 Kilcavan 1-9 After a rare defeat in Round 1, St Joseph’s got back to winning ways this afternoon...

ACHL Division 1: Ruthless efficiency from Camross punishes Abbeyleix in League opener

Camross 1-17 Abbeyleix 0-18 ACHL Division 1 Round 1 The last time these sides met was in the 2023 County final in O'Moore Park. Camross memorably came...

CCFL: Wins for Clonaslee United, Portlaoise B, Maryborough and Spink Celtic

Division 1 Temple Villa 1 Clonaslee Utd 2 Clonaslee United have pulled off a huge win away from home this afternoon,  beating third-place Temple Villa in...

Anderson Cup: North Meath overcome Portarlington despite late flurry of tries

Portarlington 17 North Meath 27 Anderson Cup Round 1 Portarlington are out of the Anderson Cup, after a dramatic game at home to North Meath on...

CCFL Division 3A: Portlaoise demolish Abbeyleix as four-horse title-race intensifies

Portlaoise AFC 4 Abbeyleix Ath 0 CCFL Division 3A Portlaoise have put in an incredible display this afternoon to beat league leaders, Abbeyleix Athletic by four...
Laois County Council General

County Council introduces new schemes and strategies to govern social housing across Laois

Laois County Council this week adopted three proposals which will directly affect how the Council interacts with social housing across the County. The three adoptions...

Meeting planned to begin talks on a proposed major new indoor sports complex in...

Laois County Councillors have led a charge for a new, state-of-the-art indoor sports complex to be developed in Portlaoise. The first step came on Monday...

Road signs in Laois are ‘an embarrassment’ according to a local County Councillor

A local County Councillor has called the condition of road signs in Laois "an embarrassment," and called for a major cleanup operation to take...

‘I’ve never seen a debacle like this before’ says local councillor following delays on...

Mr Trevor Hennessy, Assistant Senior Engineer this week provided the Portlaoise Municipal District with an update on the state off affairs at the Clonrooske...

‘Significant milestone’ as path to Portlaoise Bus Service becomes clearer

The path is becoming clearer for the much-maligned Portlaoise Bus Service after a recent announcement by Laois County Council. Speaking at the March meeting of...

Speed limit changes expected across Ireland according to Laois County Council

Mr James Dowling, Senior Executive Engineer at Laois County Council has revealed that the Department of Transport is preparing legislation for changes to speed...

Portlaoise Local Area Plan to be published “in the coming weeks” with urban link...

A draft proposal for the Portlaoise Local Area Plan is to be published "in the coming weeks" and will include details of the urban...

CCFL: Wins for Mountmellick and Maryborough while Clonaslee and Portlaoise exit cup competitions

Paddy Cotter Cup Quarter Final Ballinahown 2 Clonaslee Utd 0 A good run in the Cotter Cup has come to an end for Clonaslee this afternoon,...

Leinster League: Portlaoise narrowly miss out on promotion as Roscrea get job done in...

Roscrea 10 Portlaoise 7 Leinster League Division 2B  Roscrea have won promotion to Division 2A of the Leinster League, beating Portlaoise this afternoon to claim the...

CCFL Division 1: Woes continue for Stradbally Town as relegation battle beckons

Stradbally Town 1 Temple Villa 5 CCFL Division 1 Stradbally are still in danger of finishing the season without a single win in the league, having...

Important maintenance scheduled for Portlaoise Leisure Centre playground this summer

The Portlaoise Leisure Centre playground is scheduled for an aesthetic upgrade after a discussion at the March meeting of the Portlaoise Municipal District this...
Laois GAA

ACFL Division 2: Wins for Arles-Killeen, Emo, O’Dempsey’s and Mountmellick

ACFL Division 2 Arles-Killeen 2-9 Killeshin 0-13 An Oisin Byrne goal got Arles-Killeen off to a great start as the began their Division 2 campaign with...

The week that was – our top stories of the last seven days

1 - Two people hospitalised after incident at Stradbally St Patrick’s Day parade Two people were hospitalised after an incident at a Laois St Patrick’s...

Revised, reduced fares to become available for public transport in Portlaoise in the future

Revised, reduced fares will become available for public transport in Portlaoise in the future according to Laois County Council. Speaking at the March meeting of...

Rugby: Portlaoise travel to Roscrea for winner-take-all league decider this Sunday

Portlaoise Rugby Club were relegated from Division 2A of the Leinster League at the end of a desperately disappointing season last year. But this Sunday,...

Full list of properties sold in Laois during February including one house sold for...

There were 46 residential properties sold in Laois in the second month of the year according to the Property Price Register, a significant decrease...

Born na Mona urged to retain Laois site ‘with unlimited tourist potential’

Born na Mona have been urged by Loois County Councillors to ensure the continued use of a site "with unlimited tourist potential." The motion was...