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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 eulogy following passing of popular De La Salle Castletown Brother

Brother Norbert Mullins sadly passed away on January 13, he turned 101 on January 10. A Limerick native, Brother Mullins resided in Miguel House, Castletown...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, February 7, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Martin Moore Bourne Avenue, Ashbourne, Meath / Laois Martin, peacefully at St. Francis Hospice,...

In Pictures: Laois school reach final of climate change competition

The One Good Idea is a competition about taking small steps to tackle Climate Change by SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland). It runs every year...

‘Disruptive weather’ predicted as Storm Ciara set to hit Laois this weekend

A storm is brewing and is set to hit Laois this weekend. Hail, thunder and gale force winds are predicted with the worst of it...

Laois Open Door Theatre in full swing with rehearsals for new play

Laois Open Door Theatre are in full swing once again rehearsing for their new play. 'Move Over Mrs Markham' is a spicy, saucy comedy of...

Meet your Candidates: Quickfire questions to conclude our series

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just 3 days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

Laois teenager looking for support as he heads to the Quarter Horse Youth World...

Cody Lacumbre is 18 years old and is based on his family’s ranch, popularly known as Fossey Mountain Springs in Timahoe, in Laois. The teenager...

Parents plan hat sale and Swap Shop for Lip-Sync Battle

It's just a couple of weeks until the people of Stradbally will battle it out in the Midlands Park Hotel to be crowned Lip-Sync...

Star-studded line-up as Laois club set to host coaching seminar

A coaching seminar is being organised by Ballyroan Abbey GAA in association with Laois GAA. The seminar will take place Saturday February 8 from 10am-1pm...

Meet your Candidates: The greatest person of all time in their area

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just 4 days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

25 Laois Junk Kouture entries need your ‘lifeline votes’

25 Laois Junk Kouture entries from four different schools are battling it out for the five Lifeline places available to progress to the next...

Laois beauty to represent Ireland at London Fashion Week

Laois winner of Miss Curvette Model Search Competition 2019/20, Anne Duff, will represent Ireland at one of the world's largest fashion events in London...
Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise

Portlaoise Hospital Action Committee releases open letter to voters ahead of General Election

General Election 2020 is just four days away and one ongoing issue in the Laois-Offaly Constituency is the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. The Portlaoise Hospital...

Tributes paid as well-known Timahoe man passes away

There was deep sadness in Timahoe over the weekend as one of their much loved sons was laid to rest. Tributes have been paid to...

Meet your Candidates: Would they be willing to enter coalitions?

General Election 2020 is just five days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates who are running in Laois-Offaly...

In Pictures: A fantastic night at the Clonaslee OsKaRs

The Tullamore Court Hotel was packed to the rafters on Friday night as Clonaslee GAA held their OsKaRs night which proved to be an...

In Pictures: Colt GAA celebrate success at awards night

Colt GAA held their awards night on Saturday in Kavanagh's Pub Portlaoise. The club celebrated their Division 5 hurling success. Colt defeated Clonaslee back in July...

In Pictures: Ballyfin GAA Run a huge success

Ballyfin GAA hosted their immensely popular annual run/walk around the grounds of the Ballyfin Demesne on Sunday. The route encompassed the beautiful grounds, buildings, woodlands,...

Meet your Candidates: The politicians they admire most

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just six days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

One Direction, Brennans and mammy’s hiding the PlayStation – it’s all in our Tweets...

Laois people never let us down on Twitter! And this week is no different. Check out our selection below: Never underestimate Irish mammies Heading for 21 and paying...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois hurlers take on Dublin in National...

We're live from Parnell Park as the Laois hurlers get ready to take on Dublin in Round 2 of the National Hurling League. After last...

Moment In Time: Heywood CS Musical a huge success in 2015

Five years ago Heywood Community School's transition year students put on the show of their lives when they staged their musical 'Joseph and his...

Property Watch: Five houses for sale in Portarlington for around €200,000

This week for Property Watch we look at homes in Portarlington that are in the €175,000 to €225,000 bracket. If that sounds like your budget, then...

Labour candidate Tuohy hits out at ‘anti-rural’ planning regulations

Local need planning rules are absurd, discriminatory and anti-rural, according to Labour's General Election candidate in Laois-Offaly Noel Tuohy. The Portlaoise-based Cllr Noel Tuohy has...

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...

Meet your Candidates: Their earliest political memory and dream careers as a child

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just seven days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

Meet your Candidates: Their pet hates and favourite TV shows

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just eight days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

Local primary school adds two ASD classes for children with autism

Castletown NS have been sanctioned for two Autism Spectrum Disorder classes. Exclusively mainstream classes aren’t always the best setting for autistic students and children will...

Meet your Candidates: Social Media – Is it a good or a bad thing?

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just 9 days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

In Pictures: St Brigid’s Camogie celebrate Minor and Intermediate glory

St Brigid's GAA held their awards night in the Brewery in Rathdowney last Friday night (January 24). The Intermediate camogie team received their Leinster League...

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