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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

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 man spins the wheel and wins €53,000 on RTE’s Winning Streak

Mountmellick native Brendan Lynch has won a whopping €53,000 on Winning Streak as he got to spin the wheel! Brendan is a part time volunteer...

Kim and Kanye, Jeremiah Grant and Aldi’s middle aisle – It’s all in our...

Laois people never let us down on Twitter! And this week is no different. Check out our selection below: We can't quite seem to get over it...

Laois Abroad: From Killenard to Indianapolis via New York City

Paul Flynn from Killenard has been living in Indianapolis, the capital city of Indiana, in the USA for the last eight years, having lived...

Laois U-20 team named for Leinster semi-final clash with Kildare

Laois U-20 manager Eddie Kinsella has named his team to face Kildare in the Leinster semi final on Friday evening in MW Hire O'Moore...

Graiguecullen GAA set for hugely popular 5k/10k annual race day

Graiguecullen are hosting their annual 5k/10k challenge race day this Sunday February 23. Now in its 5th year the race day is a huge community...

Laois couple make Sunday Independent 2020 Rich List

The Sunday Independent released the top 250 wealthiest people in Ireland at the weekend and a Laois couple came in on the list at...

In Pictures: All glitz and glam at the O’Dempsey’s GAA Dinner Dance

O'Dempsey's celebrated their success as they held their dinner dance last Saturday in The Heritage Hotel, Killenard. O'Dempsey's won Junior 'A' football final in 2019...

LIVE BLOG: Laois footballers take on Cavan in Allianz Football League Division 2

Storm Dennis is still raging out there but we are live as the Laois footballers take on Cavan in Round 3 of Division 2...

Love Island, Apache Pizza and Sinn Féin – It’s all in our Tweets of...

Laois people never let us down on Twitter! And this week is no different. Check out our selection below: We feel your pain Gráinne I want to be...

New to the Area: From a copywriter in Wiltshire to a glampsite owner in...

Kyra Fingleton is the owner of ‘Glamping Under the Stars’ - a boutique glampsite located near Ballyroan. The glampsite has quickly established itself as one...

Portlaoise CBS rehearsals in full swing as they gear up for new musical

Portlaoise CBS are in the thick of rehearsals for their new musical. Following on from the success of 'Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat',...

Laois pub sparkles in famous ‘Pub Spy’ in the Sunday World

The ‘Pub Spy’ in the Sunday World is a famous weekly column in one of Ireland’s best-selling newspapers and this week it visited Laois...

Laois girl wins bronze in International Agility Competition

Becky Mullally from Laois placed 3rd in the small dog category when she joined a team of junior dog agility athletes and their dogs...

In Pictures: Laois Job Fair a huge success

Over two thousand people attended yesterday’s inaugural Laois Jobs Fair. Hundreds of positions were on offer from more than 35 companies, including Glanbia Cheese, Supermac’s,...

Laois student receives prestigious scholarship following leaving cert results

Durrow native Fionn Whelan was awarded the Ad Astra Scholarship at UCD last week. Fionn attended St. Kieran's College Kilkenny where he achieved the maximum...

In Pictures: Laois Offaly Garda Youth Awards 2020

The Garda Youth Awards, at Divisional and National level, celebrates outstanding young people aged between 13 and 21 years and recognises the good work...

The ‘deepest Atlantic storm on record’ to hit this weekend

We are not in the clear yet! After last weekend saw Storm Ciara cause havoc, we are now bracing ourselves once again for a battering...

Former Laois footballer wins Carlow GAA award for contribution to secondary schools

The name Chris Conway is synonymous with the famed Gaelic Football nursery, Knockbeg College. As a pupil, the Arles-Kilcruise native was a decorated footballer and...

Brian Cowen’s family open up on rehabilitation following serious health scare

The family of former Taoiseach Brian Cowen have opened up on his condition following a serious health scare last July. Wife Mary, alongside daughters Sinead...

All glitz and glam at the Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe GAA Dinner Dance

Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe celebrated their 2019 success last Saturday night in the Midland's Park Hotel, Portlaoise. The hurlers of Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe won the Laois JHC ‘A’ title in...

Two thousand people Register To Attend Inaugural Laois Jobs Fair

Two thousand people have booked to attend this Wednesday’s (February 12) inaugural Laois Jobs Fair. The event, an initiative of Laois Chamber of Commerce, has...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all of our coverage from Day 2 of the General Election...

We're back for Day 2 of the General Election Count in Laois-Offaly. The story across the country yesterday was one of the same - an...

Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy bows out in the 9th count

Fine Gael's Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy has officially lost her seat following the 9th count in the Laois-Offaly constituency. The distribution of Barry Cowen's surplus of 591...

ELECTED: Barry Cowen takes second seat in Laois-Offaly to continue family tradition

Fianna Fail's Barry Cowen has been re-elected to the Dail on the 8th count in the Laois-Offaly constituency following the distribution of the votes...

Peter Ormond eliminated following 7th Count in Laois-Offaly but still no second election

He was tipped by many to win a seat before the election - but Peter Ormand is out of the race in Laois-Offaly. The Fianna...

End of the road for Noel Tuohy as Laois-Offaly moves to 6th count

Portlaoise-based Labour candidate Noel Tuohy has been eliminated after the 5th count in the Laois-Offaly constituency with the elimination of Stephen Tynan's votes. Cllr Tuohy,...

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

1 - Outrage as ‘tyres, nappies and stale pizza’ dumped outside Laois village There was a disgusting incident of dumping in Laois last weekend. 2 -...

The Superbowl, slow walkers and the chipper – it’s all in our Tweets of...

Laois people never let us down on Twitter! And this week is no different. Check out our selection below: Good man Paudie   What a halftime show, but is...

Moment In Time: Throwback to Mountmellick GAA Dinner Dance in 2003

It is the season of Dinner Dances and we decided to take a look back to the Mountmellick GAA dinner dance this time 17...

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