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Megan is currently studying English and New Media at the University of Limerick. A Raheen native, she's happiest when talking sport, especially soccer but just don't mention the 2019 champions league final

In Pictures: 36th Portlaoise Pantomime a huge success

The Portlaoise Pantomime group staged their 36th annual production last week from Saturday 18 to Saturday 25. This year’s production was Robin Hood, a timeless...

Laois-Offaly candidate launches Green Party’s ‘Rural Manifesto’

Laois-Offaly General Election Green Party candidate Pippa Hackett launched her party's Rural Manifesto in the Dunamaise Arts Centre this afternoon. The manifesto includes 'decent bus...

Man United, Pat Critchley and traffic – It’s all in our Tweets of the...

We’re back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. And you have been busy...

Moment In Time: Both crowds and blood drawn at the 2012 GAA Fight Night

A GAA fight night was hosted in the then Heritage Hotel, now Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise on January 21 2012. Laois senior footballers and hurlers...

Property Watch: Five houses for sale in Laois for around €400,000

This week for Property Watch we look at homes in Laois that are in the €375,000 to €425,000. If that sounds like your budget, then...

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...

Laois nominees sought for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 programme

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme is a global recognition programme run in 145 cities in more than 60 countries. Currently in its 23rd...

Weather Warning as snow to hit Laois and most of the country next week

Weather charts are showing an icy blast to hit Laois and most of the country next week. Cathal Nolan of Ireland's Weather Channel has issued...

‘Santa Cycle’ in aid of Teac Tom a huge success

Crowds gathered in Portlaoise last month to cycle around the town in aid of Teac Tom. This is a community based suicide prevention mental health...

The confirmed list of candidates in Laois-Offaly for General Election 2020

General Election 2020 in Laois-Offaly is a whole new ball game and like no general election ever held before in this constituency. It is certainly...

The confirmed list of candidates in Kildare South for General Election 2020

With just over two weeks to go to the General Election, the candidates for the Kildare South district have been confirmed. Kildare South is very...

ESB warns election candidates posters will be removed from electricity poles

The ESB has stated that election posters placed on electricity poles will be removed. ESB Networks has issued a warning to all election candidates that...

Manager Critchley and forward Lowry hoping to reach first Sigerson Cup final for IT...

IT Carlow are hoping to make history tonight by reaching their first ever Sigerson Cup final. The Third Level Institution have shocked many in the...

In Pictures: Famous musician Sharon Shannon visits Laois primary school

Famous Irish Musician Sharon Shannon visited the Abbeyleix South National School recently. Third and fourth class students had just finished an extensive study of some of...

Laois Gardaí seize €5k worth of drugs following ‘suspicious’ activity

Portlaoise Detective Unit while on a patrol came across a male acting suspiciously in the Cappakeal area outside Portlaoise last night. As a result of...

In Pictures: All glitz and glam at Rathdowney-Errill Dinner Dance

The Templemore Arms was the place to be on Saturday night as Rathdowney-Errill celebrated a stellar 2019 in style. Medals were presented to the Senior,...

In Pictures: Sarsfields Ladies Football awards night a huge success

Sarsfields Ladies celebrated their football success over the last year at the weekend. The presentation of 2019 senior and U-16 'A' Laois Ladies Club Championship...

In Pictures: Hundreds brave the cold to turn out for The Great Heath Run...

It was a frosty and cold morning in Laois yesterday but it didn't stop hundreds from taking part in the annual Great Heath Run. People...

Garda warn Laois retailers of money card scam

The Crime Prevention Officer of Garda Síochána Laois Offaly is urging Laois retailers to be alert of a money card scam. Sargent Graham Kavanagh also...

The General Election, Safaris and Job interviews – It’s all in our Tweets of...

We’re back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. And you have been busy...

Property Watch: Five houses for sale in Laois for €150,000

This week for property watch we look at five houses that are currently for sale in Laois for €150,000. Five different properties, five different towns. 82...

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...

Kilkenny hurler looking for Laois votes on Dancing with the Stars

RTÉ's Dancing with the Stars is now in full swing and one Kilkenny man is looking for your votes. Just on the border in Urlingford,...

Laois Love Island star on moving down under, media reaction and what’s next

A Laois man who appeared on the Australian version of Love Island is back in town and we got the chance to talk to...

Portlaoise Panto Group gearing up for their 36th performance

Portlaoise Pantomime Group will stage their 36th pantomime 'Robin Hood' in Dunamaise Arts Centre this year from Saturday January 18 till Saturday January 25. Shows...

Brigid’s Day Charity Brunch held in aid of Heritage House

Heritage House have organised a lovely event to mark Brigid's Day, or Imbolc, 2020. All proceeds go towards the upkeep of The Old North School...

Table quiz in Ballyfin to be held in support of three-year-old Cian who wishes...

A table quiz is being held in the Deadmans Inn, Ballyfin on Friday January 24 at 8.30pm. The table quiz is being organised by Ballyfin...

How Laois households can save money on home, motor and travel insurance in 2020

January is one of the biggest months of the year in the insurance industry according to experts at the online insurance broker group. The insurance...

Laois Love Island star lifts the lid on what it’s really like inside the...

Now that Love Island is back on our screens we were very fortunate to hear from the Laois man that was on the Australian...

Laois winner at BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2020

A student from Laois has won a major prize at this year's BT Young Scientist Exhibition. Evan Hogg from The Swan is a 5th year...

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