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Sarah Cullen is currently studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. A Portlaoise native, she is happiest when tweeting, trying to change the world and talking about dogs.

That was My Year: Renowned Laois author Helen Cullen

Portlaoise author Helen Cullen has had a simply remarkable year.  After her much-heralded first novel The Lost Letters of William Wolf was released in July, and was...

2018 Remembered – End of an era in two Laois schools as well-known principals...

Back in June of 2018, two schools saw the end of an era as their principals retire. Mr O’Neill's retirement was especially poignant as his...
Alan Smyth shows off incredible weight loss

2018 Remembered – Portlaoise man reveals secret behind incredible 10 stone weight loss

Back in January, Alan Smyth took to Facebook to share the story of his incredible weight loss.  Since then he has continued to lose weight,...

Leading Laois Repeal campaigner reflects on referendum campaign – and her thoughts on politics

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois Timahoe woman Gearoidin McEvoy - a leading campaigner in Laois for a Yes vote in this year's...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, December 17, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Brigid Delaney Killeen, Mountmellick, Laois Brigid Delaney, Killeen, Mountmellick, Co Laois, died 15th December...

No General Election, €500,000 and the Liam McCarthy cup – It’s this week’s Top...

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and we’ve picked out some of the top stories of the week for you to look back...

Moment in Time: Ballylinan N.S. production of Robin Hood in 2009

For this week's Moment in Time, we looked back to Ballylinan N.S's production of Robin Hood in 2009. It took place in St. Anne's Hall,...

Property Watch: Five Houses around Laois for €150,000

In this our final Property Watch of 2018, we take a look at five houses in the €150,000 price range. Portlaoise, Portarlington and Clonaslee provide...

Kimye in Portlaoise, Snapchat memories and Love Actually – Tweets of the Week

With Christmas on the horizon we are sad to say this will be the last Tweets of the Week of 2018. Enjoy some Kanye West...

Laois law student wins illustrious Irish language advocacy competition

A Killenard-based law student won a prestigious Irish language advocacy competition in the Four Courts, Dublin recently. The Irish language moot court Bréagchúirt Uí Dhálaigh...

Good Week, Bad Week: Young Sportsperson of the Year, local exhibitions and a blow...

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad...

Laois school added to Road Salting Programme for 2018-19

Cllr Catherine Fitzgerald is "delighted and hopes it is always salted" on news that the the road from the roundabout to The Heath school...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, December 14, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Maureen O’Connor Newpark, Portlaoise, Laois Suddenly at home. Maureen beloved daughter of the late...

Abbeyleix U-16 hockey team retain West Leinster Shield with success in playoffs

Abbeyleix u16 girl’s hockey travelled to Tullamore on Sunday full of confidence after topping their qualifying group thereby reaching the WL playoffs for second...

Increase in residential property sales in October following September slow-down

After a slow-down in September, residential presidential sales picked up again in October with 83 properties changing hands making it the second busiest month...

In Pictures: Calls to repair dangerous cemetery wall in Timahoe

Plans to repair a dangerous wall that could topple and overturn headstones at Timahoe cemetrey have been prioristed for early next year. The graveyard's perimeter...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Kay Walsh (née O’Rourke) Athlone Road, Ferbane, Offaly / Mountrath, Laois Kay Died on...

Timahoe NS student makes the cut at Intel Mini Scientist Regional Finals 

For the fifth consecutive year, Timahoe NS proved themselves to be the ‘cream of the crop’ at the Intel Mini Scientist Regional Finals. Twelve-year-old Aisling...

Hotel news, Laois managers have their say, and the most decorated house in Laois...

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and we’ve picked out some of the top stories of the week for you to look back...

Moment in Time: ‘Abbeyleix, Our Lives, Our Town’ launch in 2008

This week's Moment in Time looks back to the launch of "Abbeyleix, Our Lives, Our Town". The launch took place on December 3 ten short...

Taxi drivers, Portlaoise sarcasm and Irish mothers – it’s our tweets of the week

We're back again with our Top Tweets of the Week from all around Laois. My taxi mans name is “Yu Gou” very tempted to start...

Property Watch: Here’s what €200,000 will currently get you around Laois

This week's Property Watch will focus on houses for sale in Laois for €200,000. With the shortage of housing available around the urban hub of...

Dunamase College first school in Laois to pick up popular sport

Finding inspiration from the success of the Irish Ladies Hockey Team during the summer, Dunamase College has recently begun to carve it’s own path...

Number of minor assaults in Laois rising

The number of minor assaults in Laois has risen, while the number of serious assaults has dropped. According to latest garda figures, the number of...

Good Week Bad Week: Money on the Radio, Laois Artists and a successful Careers...

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad...

Councillor requests review of lighting in Ballyroan village

Cllr Mary Sweeney has asked at the latest Portlaoise Municipal District Meeting that Laois County Council undertake a review of current lighting in Ballyroan...

In Pictures: Healthy Laois Plan launch

The Healthy Laois Plan seeks to build upon the Healthy Ireland strategic vision: which sees “A healthy Ireland where everyone can enjoy physical and mental...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Thomas (Tom) Whelan Raheny, Dublin / Rathdowney, Laois Whelan, Thomas (Tom) (Raheny Park and formerly of Donaghmore, Rathdowney, Co. Laois) – December 3rd, 2018 in his...

Plans for almost 80 houses in Stradbally advancing

Plans to build a 72-house estate in Stradbally have moved a step closer. Cllrs have voted unanimously for a material contravention of the county development...

Victorious Falcons celebrate a fine win at their Christmas party

The PortDara Falcons travelled to Dublin to take on Clontarf last Sunday and a dominant team performance meant that they left with a five...

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