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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

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...

Laois people wanted for new dating show – ‘Love in the Countryside’

Kite Entertainment (makers of 'Ireland's Fittest Family' and 'Gogglebox Ireland') is in development for a new dating show. They are looking to match rural romantics...

Valentine’s Masquerade Ball to be held in aid of Portlaoise school

Thinking of what to do for Valentine's Night 2020? Well think no further! Portlaoise College are hosting a Valentine's Ball to raise funds for the school. The...

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...

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