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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

Huge success for two Midland Masters Basketball teams

The Women’s and Men’s Midland Masters Basketball teams both headed to Kilkenny last weekend to compete in the opening tournament of the masters season. The...

Two Laois designs through to coveted All-Ireland Junk Kouture Final

After yet another awe-inspiring display of regional glitz, glamour and re-purposed ‘rubbish’ Junk Kouture provincial winners will gather together for one last time at...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College collaborate with Tidy Towns in campaign against litter and waste

On Thursday the March 5, Portlaoise College Green Schools Committee along with Principal, Noel Daly collaborated with Tidy Towns. The aim was to become active...

New Primary Care Centre on the way to Laois

Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming has confirmed that capital funding has been provided by the HSE to commence planning for a new Primary Care...

Huge reaction to fundraiser launched for baby Dan Donoher

A massive fundraiser has been launched for baby Dan Donoher, son of Niall and Aisling Donoher from Ballybrittas, who has been diagnosed with a...

William and Kate, the Coronavirus and your family tree – It’s all in our...

  How to get girls 101 All of us on the beer in Limerick one night and linney meeting a lad he used to go to...

Moment in Time: Roll ‘n Bowl Pub League finals in 2004

This seemed like mighty craic! The semi finals and final of the Laois Pub Bowling Tournament took place on March 10, 2004 in Roll 'n...

Property Watch: Five houses for sale for around €200,000 in Laois and surrounding counties

This week for Property Watch we look at five houses for sale for around €200,000 in Portlaoise, Newbridge, Thurles, Tullamore and Carlow Town. If you’re in...

Rosenallis GAA to hold tractor and truck run next weekend

Rosenallis GAA are holding a tractor and truck run next weekend. The event is in aid of the Irish Guide Dog Association Laois branch. The run...

Mountmellick to host Boglands Festival for St Patrick’s Day

Central Festival Group Community Care Team Mountmellick are holding a new festival launching from over two days March 16 and March 17. They started this...

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...

The Week That Was: The Top 10 stories of the past seven days

1 - In Pictures: Launch night for new Portlaoise Nightclub a big success Mustangs Nightclub is the new addition to O’Loughlin’s Hotel on Main Street...

Laois Abroad: From Raheen to San Francisco – the career break that became permanent

Meet Maura Shiel. Maura moved to San Francisco nearly 28 years ago and has spent the majority of her life stateside. We asked Maura about...

Laois participants wanted for €4m programme in the Irish wilderness to encourage young people...

Young people who are out of education or full-time employment in Laois are being given the opportunity to spend seven days in the Irish...

In Pictures: Go Grease Lighting! First ever musical in Mountrath CS is a big...

The opening night of Mountrath Community School’s first ever musical took place yesterday March 5 and continued March 6 with a final production tonight,...

Massive fundraiser launched for little boy with rare genetic neuromuscular disease

A massive fundraiser has been launched for baby Dan Donoher, son of Niall and Aisling Donoher from Ballybrittas, who has been diagnosed with a...

Tributes paid to late Laois priest following sad passing

There was deep sadness in Cullohill following the passing of Fr James Dollard recently. Bishop of Ossory, Dermot Farrell paid tribute to the late Fr...

All-New Captur storms in at #1 in its segment – available now at Joe...

Renault Group Ireland has enjoyed a positive February, finishing the month on the podium in third position. The Group is also in third place in...

Gardaí seize vehicles and make several arrests on Laois roads

Garda Síochána of Laois Offaly have arrested several motorists on the road in the past few days. On the morning of Tuesday March 3 a...

Portlaoise community choir leads the way for inclusion

The Sing For Joy Choir based in Portlaoise is blazing a trail for inclusion in Kildare. The community choir, under leader Maureen Culleton sings at...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College wow in talent show

Students at Portlaoise College have an ocean of hidden talent amongst them. They had the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and abilities during the Talent...

Laois County Council pause plans for new quarry near popular bog

There were objections and expressions of shock and disapproval to a planning application for a new quarry near Abbeyleix Bog recently. However, Laois County Council...

In Pictures: Laois GAA host very successful Concussion Network Educational Workshop

Laois GAA teamed up with UPMC Concussion Network and hosted a seminar on Monday February 24. The free workshop took place in the Midlands Park...

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with Down syndrome Centre Midlands

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is celebrated all over the world on March 21 each year. Down Syndrome Centre Midlands (DSCM) are hoping to celebrate...

Mountrath CS final rehearsals underway for first ever musical

Mountrath Community School’s first ever musical is taking place this week on March 5, 6 and 7. Rehearsals began in September and this week will...

Fundraiser launched for well-known Laois woman suffering with Lyme Disease

Well-known Laois singer Martina Cahill was diagnosed with Lyme Disease back in January. Martina had been experiencing serious health difficulties and was diagnosed with many...

In Pictures: Almost €100,000 raised for Laois school as Lip Sync Battle a huge...

What a success this was. The community of Stradbally came together in the Midlands Park Hotel on Saturday night for a Lip Sync Battle that...

In Pictures: Launch night for new Portlaoise Nightclub a big success

Mustangs Nightclub is the new addition to O'Loughlin's Hotel on Main Street Portlaoise. It replaces Club 23 which closed down a number of years ago. Mustangs...

12 Laois creations in the running at South Eastern Regional Junk Kouture Final

Local teenagers from across Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny and Laois are adding the finishing touches to their haute couture recycled designs. They'll be strutting their...

In Pictures: Great turnout for first ever St Conleth’s Ladies 5k run

St Conleth’s LGFC held a 5k road race last Sunday March 1 at 11am. This was the first of what they hope will be a...

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