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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

Beautiful trail in Laois village a victim of environmental vandalism

A disgusting act has been committed in the beautiful village of Durrow yesterday evening (January 13). Pictures posted by the Facebook page 'Durrow Laois Ireland'...

In Pictures: 1st year Mountrath CS students enjoy day of ice skating in Dundrum

First Year students in Mountrath Community school, with a team of 6th year leaders, enjoyed an exciting day of fun and ice skating recently. We...

Garda warning over ‘Sextortion scam email’ doing the rounds in Laois

Gardai in Laois are warning about a Sextortian scam - the practice of extorting money or sexual favours from someone by threatening to reveal...

Election Diary: Housing, Government ‘running out of road’ and elections on a weekend

We are going to have a General Election in the coming months. We don't know when - but the speculation is that it could be...

Moment In Time: Raheen Pantomime a huge success in 2010

A great tradition in the parish of Raheen is the yearly pantomime that is performed. The Raheen Pantomime has been a huge success over the...

Property Watch: Five houses for sale in Laois for €250,000

This week for property watch we look at five houses that are currently for sale in Laois for €250,000. Portlaoise and Portarlington are the locations...

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 LaoisToday in...

Love Island, Air BnBs in Laois and Drag Shows – It’s all in our...

We're back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. Now this is an idea...

In Pictures: New TY Community Care module at Portlaoise College

Since October the Transition Year Students of Portlaoise College have been visiting Ballard Nursing Home as part of a new TY Community Care Module. The...

In Pictures: Stradbally Tractor and Truck Run in aid of local school sees huge...

A Tractor and Truck Run held in Stradbally seen a huge turnout last Sunday (January 5th) as over 140 vehicles participated. The run was in...

Laois shop owners take banning e-cig sales to U-18s into their own hands

Laois shop owners and their staff will be offered training on how to ensure U-18s cannot buy e-cigarettes. 'Verify', a new retail training programme which...

The very last chance to get tickets to Electric Picnic is here

Missed out on tickets for Electric Picnic 2020? Fear not, as signing up for Tour De Picnic 2020 17km run or 80km cycle is your...

Laois model to appear on First Dates Ireland tonight

For those of you who are feeling down now that the Christmas season is over, fear not as January is the month our favourite...

Laois swimmer nominated for Young Athlete of the Year and she needs your votes

Online publication Her.ie have released their nominees for Sport Woman of the Year, Young Athlete of the Year and Team of the Year. 2019 has...

Laois Macra na Feirme set to host National variety show semi final

Laois Macra na Feirme are hosting the National FBD Capers Semi-Final on Saturday 11th January in Mountmellick Macra Hall. Doors opening at 7.00pm. Teams from Mountmellick,...

‘Kindness Committee’ at Portlaoise school gift thousands of books to Peter Mcverry Trust

Students at local Portlaoise school Scoil Chríost Rí have donated thousands of their own books to the Peter Mcverry Trust in Dublin. A committee was...

Anger as elderly person forced to wait hours for ambulance to arrive to Laois...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says the fact that an elderly person had to wait two hours for an ambulance to arrive in Clonaslee...

Laois jobs growth rises in 2019 through Enterprise Ireland supported companies

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally has reported a nine percent increase in the number of Laois based jobs...

WATCH: Question about Laois comes up on popular quiz show

The county has made an appearance on the popular longstanding British quiz show 'University Challenge'. The show, which first aired in 1962 aired the episode...

Justice Minister Flanagan says RIC and DMP commemoration is not a celebration of ‘Black...

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has released a detailed statement defending the decision to commemorate the Royal Irish Constabulary and Dublin Metropolitan Police. The statement...

Laois couple’s prize cow crowned winner at Farmfair International Show

Garrett Behan and his wife Lyndsey own the Clonagh Herd of pedigree Simmentals in Ballyfin, Laois. This herd has won every award going at major shows...

Laois people turn out in their hundreds to support Christmas GOAL Mile!

Hundreds of people from Laois took part in the GOAL charity Mile over Christmas helping to play their part in raising money and awareness...

Eason calls on Laois students to “Bee” part of their 10th annual Spelling Bee

Eason is buzzing to launch its 10th annual Eason Spelling Bee and they're calling on Laois students to register. Primary schools across the country have...