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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.

WATCH: 10 Questions with Alison Taylor (Portlaoise)

Saturday 18 and Sunday May 19 marks a huge weekend for the Laois LGFA as 12 teams are out in action across the senior,...

WATCH: 10 Questions with Sarah Quigley (Timahoe)

This weekend sees the beginning of the Laois LGFA senior championship take place, with four teams out in action. St Brigid’s take on county champions...

Good Week, Bad Week: Television appearances, All-Ireland debating and the Mountmellick road

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 week,...

Living with a county councillor – we speak to three families involved in this...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union As part of our coverage coming up to the Local Elections on Friday May 24,...

Meredith’s goal proves the turning point as O’Dempseys see off Portarlington and all of...

There were eight teams out in action in division 1A tonight with O'Dempseys, Portlaoise, St Joseph's and Griaguecullen. See below for a report on the...

Laois senior camogie lose out on Leinster final place to Offaly

Laois 3-9 Offaly 3-15 Leinster senior semi-final Despite losing a Leinster semi-final today, Donal Franks' Laois side can take a number of positives from today's clash...

In Pictures: Laois Hurlers Golf outing goes down a great success

Laois Hurlers Golf Society hosted their first outing of the year, on Saturday April 20, in the picturesque surroundings of Rathdowney Golf Club. With...

In Pictures: Conservation project starts at Kilteale Church

A project to save the arch at the Kilteale Medieval Church near the Rock of Dunamase has started. Fears for the survival of the medieval...

Your guide to Laois’s Round 2 Joe McDonagh Cup clash v Antrim

Laois take on Antrim in Round 2 of the Joe McDonagh Cup in O'Moore Park at 3pm today, Saturday May 18. Both sides come into...

Laois camogie manager Franks speaks ahead of Leinster senior semi-final

This weekend sees the Laois adult camogie take a clasp at the  senior Leinster championship as they go up against Offaly in the semi-final. Ahead...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 18, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Alice Parnell (née O'Brien) Old Knockmay Rd, Portlaoise, Laois Parnell (nee O'Brien) “Avondale”, Old...

In Pictures: Knockbeg College celebrate array of sporting achievements this past school year

Knockbeg College held a special awards ceremony on Tuesday last to recognise the achievements of some of our sports teams this year. Chairman of Leinster...

WATCH: 10 Questions with Aine Moore (Sarsfields)

Saturday 18 and Sunday May 19 marks a huge weekend for the Laois LGFA as 12 teams are out in action across the senior,...

Women in Sport: All-Ireland club camogie winner and Laois stalwart Louise Mahony

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa News has broke that Louise Mahony has joined her sister Elaine in retiring from...

Brennan turns attention to Round 2 of Joe McDonagh Cup as Antrim test beckons

Laois senior hurling manager Eddie Brennan has his sights firmly set on collecting a second Joe McDonagh Cup win this Saturday when Antrim come...

WATCH: 10 Questions with Kate Conroy (Clonaslee St Manman’s)

Saturday 18 and Sunday May 19 marks a huge weekend for the Laois LGFA as 12 teams are out in action across the senior,...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, May 17, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Alice Parnell (née O'Brien) Old Knockmay Rd, Portlaoise, Laois Parnell (nee O'Brien) “Avondale”, Old...

Laois senior hurling team named for clash with Antrim this weekend

The Laois senior hurling team facing Antrim in round two of the Joe McDonagh Cup has been announced. According to the starting team given, there...

Case made to bring a third level college to Portlaoise

The case has been made to a bring a third level college to Portlaoise. It was highlighted that this would bring educational opportunities and employment...

Huge weekend ahead for Laois LGFA adult club championships

Saturday 18 and Sunday May 19 marks a huge weekend for the Laois LGFA as 12 teams are out in action across the senior,...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, May 16, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Angela Cussen (née Kenny) Donaghmede, Dublin / Laois Cussen Angela (nee Kenny) (Donaghmede and...

In Pictures: Laois’s success at the Leinster U14 camogie development blitz

Laois camogie had great success at the Leinster U14 Development Blitz in Rathleague, with two teams being entered for the occasion. Laois Blue competed in...

Meeting being held in Laois to discuss Defence Forces pay and conditions

Tomorrow, Thursday May 16, a public meeting will be held to discuss pay and conditions for members of the Defence Forces in Portarlington. Wives and...

No roundabout for ‘dangerous’ and ‘neglected’ Mountmellick road

Portlaoise is a town filled with roundabouts. Yet there will not be a roundabout put in place at the second entrance to Newpark opposite...

Concerns over the future of Portlaoise Mail Centre

Concerns over the future of Portlaoise Mail Centre were raised at today's meeting of the Portlaoise Municipal District. An Post has four mail centres across...

Five finalists for Laois Puppy of the Year have been revealed

From 44 nominations down to five finalists - the finale for the Laois Puppy of the Year is here. The Laois Puppy of the Year...

In Pictures: Anger in Mountmellick as protest against Post Office move begins

The news that An Post had confirmed they were moving their premises from the Main Street in Mountmellick to a unit adjoining McConville’s SuperValu...

Busy Portlaoise College officially launch school website

Portlaoise College have launched their new school website. Digital media co-ordinator within the school, Seán Scully, created the website along with support throughout the school. Among...

Laois camogie club members show off their perfect accessory for their Communion outfit

We definitely think this look works! Long gone are the days of people saying that you can't be sporty and stylish at the same time...

A legend of Laois retail celebrates 40 years in business

Respectful, genial, affable. Just three of the words to muster up about the shop owner Paddy Dowling, who celebrates a remarkable four decades in...

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