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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: 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...

Clonaslee parade announce very special guest to be Grand Marshall

Clonaslee parade have announced a very special guest for their St Patrick's Day parade. Jamie Lee Collins from Raised by the Village will be the...

Vegetables, Love Island and failing the NCT – 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. Check out our selection below: It's...

Moment In Time: Heywood CS victorious at student Enterprise Awards 2009

Laois County Enterprise Board held the annual Student Enterprise Awards in the Kyle Centre Portlaoise on March 5 2009. Secondary school students competed to represent...

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 club selected to compete in Healthy Club Project

Crettyard GFC was recently selected to become involved in the Healthy Club Project 2020 along with two other clubs from Laois and 142 clubs...

Inland Fisheries Ireland call for women in Laois to try fishing

Inland Fisheries Ireland invite women to ‘Try Fishing’ pilot programme. Fisheries Ireland will be running a number of events to give women in Laois and...

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

1 - Four Laois Gardai among 201 new recruits to the force Emo brothers Shane and Nigel Murphy, Rachel Murphy and Shauna Redmond were conferred...

Laois Abroad: From The Rock to working with Arsenal and as Formula 1 physio...

Patrick Harding is from The Rock but is currently living the high life in London. Patrick has a very impressive CV from being a physio...

Second Laois camogie club set to enter adult team for the first time

Following on from the news that Clough-Ballacolla have announced their new junior camogie team another club had done the same. It will be the first...

Laois pharmacies experience face mask and hand sanitiser shortage amid Coronavirus outbreak

Pharmacies across the county have run out of hand sanitisers and face masks as the coronavirus spreads and so does the panic. The first case...

Disappointment for Heywood CS and Portlaoise CBS as U-16 sides fall short

There was disappointment on the double for Laois schools today as both Heywood CS and Portlaoise CBS U-16 footballers were knocked out of their...

Portlaoise CBS sure to wow with ‘The Addams Family Musical’

St Mary's CBS are delighted to present 'The Addams Family Musical.' Following on from the success of ‘Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat’, St...

Laois man awarded Young Volunteer of the Year by the Ladies Association in Croke...

Club secretary for Crettyard LGFA Eoin Delaney was awarded with Young Volunteer of the Year by the Ladies Gaelic Football Association recently. Eoin was presented...

School bus seized by Gardaí in Laois for several major defects

Laois Offaly Garda Síochána posted to their facebook page yesterday about checkpoints carried out on school buses. Laois Roads Policing Unit carried out a checkpoint...

Local forecasters predict ‘Storm Jorge’ to hit at weekend

Local forecaster, Alan O'Reilly of Carlow Weather, predicts that another storm is on its way to Ireland. The storm is predicted to hit this Saturday...

St Conleth’s Ladies set to host their first ever 5k run/walk

St Conleth's LGFC are running a 5k road race on Sunday March 1 at 11am. This is the first of what they hope will be...

Star studded judging panel announced for Laois school’s Lip Sync fundraiser

St Colmans NS in Stradbally are hosting a Lip Sync battle as part of a series of fundraisers organised to develop the school’s pitch...

Nominations sought for Chairman’s Award for good environmental practice on Laois farms

Laois County Council are holding a competition to recognise farmers for the excellent and good environmental practices which they carry out on a daily...

Laois school garner special merit awards at Coirm Gael Linn Festival

Primary School students from Gaelscoil Shlí Dála, Ballaghmore were on stage in Visual Theatre, Carlow at the annual Coirm Gael Linn festival on Thursday,...

In Pictures: Construction company and Laois native donate toys to local school

Christmas 2019 was one to remember in Naíscoil Kantara, Timahoe as the children were treated to a massive surprise in the lead up to...

WATCH: Young Laois boy writes poem for Aidan Fogarty of Dancing With The Stars

Ten year old Ben O'Doherty from Rathdowney has written a fantastic poem for former Kilkenny hurler Aidan 'Taggy' Fogarty. Aidan is dancing weekly and going...

Foróige in Laois is looking to recruit adult volunteers to support them in their...

Foróige in Laois is looking for adult volunteers to support them in their work. If you have a skill to share or are passionate about...

In Pictures: Medals galore as Laois Martial Arts travel West for the Mugendo Open

Laois Martial Arts were on the road again, this time to The Mugendo Open in Co Sligo. The team competed in both Light Contact and...

Moment In Time: Lords and ladies turn out in style for 18th Century Durrow...

Twelve years ago the people of Durrow transported themselves back to the 18th century. The event was one of a few held to celebrate the...

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

1 - Electric Picnic organiser confirms big changes to 2020 festival following meeting with Laois Councillors Big changes are on the way to how the...

Property Watch: The five most expensive houses for sale in Laois

This week for Property Watch we look at the most expensive houses for sale in Laois at the minute. If you're in the market for a...

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