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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.

Annual Walk for loved ones lost by suicide

The annual Giving Light and Hope walk which remembers loved ones lost to suicide will take place in Stradbally this weekend. The event starts in...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Ellen (Elsie) Black (née Doolan) Ballygall, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois / Blueball, Offaly Formerly...

Laois County Council to vote on Gemma O’Doherty Presidential nomination

Laois county council hosted three of the hopefuls vying for nomination to the Presidential campaign yesterday. Sean Gallagher, Gemma O'Doherty and Sarah Louise Mulligan addressed...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Peg Ward (née Dooley) Clononeen, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois Peg Ward (nee Dooley), Clononeen, Borris in...

Hurricane Helene, 185 new Garda and the second episode of The Town – It’s...

September is a busy time here at Laois Today. With the second episode of The Town airing this week, Laois success at the Irish Hair...

Luggacurren 10K another huge success

The 27th Annual Luggacurren 10K took place on Sunday 9 September. The Luggacurren 10k, is one of the longest running road races in Laois. Ideal weather...

Portlaoise hospital, girl power and the Chase – It’s our tweets of the week

This week we saw the second instalment of the Town documentary, laughed at one another and saw a massive display of girl power in...

Good Week, Bad Week: Success at the Hair and Beauty Awards, Junior Cert Results...

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

The Mere Mortals on Baggot’s inn, Feile 99 and just missing out on the...

In episode seven of The Laois Today Podcast, we took a trip down memory lane with local band The Mere Mortals. Comprised of one Tullamore...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 14, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Henry (Harry) Sythes Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the loving care of his family....

Portlaoise hospital appoints new director of nursing

Portlaoise hospital has appointed a new director of nursing. Sandra McCarthy from Kildare is a registered general nurse and a registered general nurse tutor with...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, September 13, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Henry (Harry) Sythes Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the loving care of his family....

Money laundering, The Town and Remembering first days of school – It’s our top...

In the aftermath of the Electric Picnic, life continues on as normal, but here at Laois Today, we always have something extraordinary. This week we...

Good Week Bad Week: National Ploughing Championship site, anniversaries and club vandalism

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

Proud townies, EP Aftermath and Dua Lipa – Here’s Our Tweets of the Week

The county is still on a comedown after an incredible weekend at the Electric Picnic. Tweeters weren't in their usual high spirits but still...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 7, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Philip Meagher Mountrath Rd., Portlaoise, Laois Meagher. “Larchgrove”, Mountrath Rd., Portlaoise Sept 6th 2018...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Joe Carroll Marian Ave., Portlaoise, Laois Peacefully at home in the loving care of...

Laois charity needs help washing sleeping bags following Electric Picnic

Portlaoise Action to Homelessness are appealing for volunteers to help wash and dry sleeping bags collected from the Electric Picnic. They have 20 bags full of...

Horse rescue, Mary Lou McDonald and an exclusive look at the 2018 Electric Picnic...

With the lead-up to the Electric Picnic, plenty of sport and a visit from Mary Lou, it's been a hectic week for Laois Today. Check...

Heritage Week, A Laois Only campsite and of course, Electric Picnic – Here’s Our...

Great afternoon @Ballykilcavan in Laois as part of @HeritageWeek, great sense of what brewery will look like soon. pic.twitter.com/fnQUQDnaOT — The Beer Shopper (@TheBeerShopper) August...

Good Week, Bad Week: Dunamase College, Joe S and Cycle to Work Scheme

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

Electric Picnic Diary: An Electric Picnic Play, A Councillor’s performance with Fat Boy Slim...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois The day is finally here and we couldn't be more excited. Doors have been opened since 9 am...

Electric Picnic Diary: High Security, the year that almost wasn’t and weather predictions

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois One more sleep!! This time tomorrow, many of us will be landing in Stradbally with butterflies in...

Electric Picnic Diary: Papal Portaloos, 7 years of Electric Picnic and Pink Gin

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois Hump day is definitely passing by just that bit easier with thoughts of the Electric Picnic taking...

Electric Picnic and I: Meet the 17-year-old from Portlaoise stepping on stage at the...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois  It's not everyday you get a phonecall asking if you might like to perform at the Electric...

Moment in Time: Electric Picnic celebrating its 10th Birthday in 2013

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois 2013 saw the Electric Picnic celebrate ten magical years of music and memories at Stradbally Hall. It was...

Electric Picnic Diary: Looking back on the first sell out year, Sleeping bags for...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois We're another day closer, and keeping a close eye on Electric Picnic news, bargains and music all...

Check out 40 pictures from different events at this years Heritage Week

After a very successful eight days, Laois Heritage week drew to a close for another year. Events took place all across the county, ranging from...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday August 28, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Siobhan Coffey (née Kane) 12 The Glebe, Stradbally, Laois / Athy, Kildare (Formerly 1...

Gardai warn Electric Picnic fans to be cautious of fake tickets

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois An Garda Síochána are warning fans heading to Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, next weekend to be...

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