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Siún Lennon is currently studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and hopes to pursue a career in the media after finishing her degree.

Laois manager Brennan makes six changes to starting team for Carlow game

Laois got their 2019 campaign off to a stellar start as they got the better of Offaly in the opening round of the Walsh...

Ireland’s Fittest Family contestants visit local school

The McDonald family have made themselves household names from their stellar shifts all through the course of Ireland's Fittest Family to earn a coveted place...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, December 15, 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...

Ryan earns bronze in World Swimming championships

Shane Ryan has won a bronze medal in the 50m backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in China. Ryan, whose family are from...

Well-known Laois man Larry joins board supporting development work of missionaries

A well-known Laois man has just recently joined the board of Misean Cara, an organisation supporting the development work of missionaries worldwide. Larry O'Loughlin, who...

‘Health and safety concerns’ raised towards Laois waste water treatment plant

A waste water treatment plant has been described as 'a health and safety concern' in Ballyroan by one Laois county councillor. Cllr Mary Sweeney said...

Laois woman and chairperson of National Women’s Council praises passage of abortion law

The Abortion Bill passed all stages of the Oireachtas after a vote in the Seanad last night. The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is...

‘Chaos’ traffic at Portlaoise primary schools causing people to go to different schools, warns...

Serious action is needed in the form of parking places and set-down bays for the school campuses at Summerhill in Portlaoise, because the unsavoury...

Laois hotel’s new employee taking the hospitality industry by storm

A bright new employee in the Midlands Park Hotel is showing others how its done as he is 'absolutely flying it' in the hospitality...

Laois most expensive place to rent homes in the Midlands

Laois is the most expensive place to rent a property in the Midlands. According to a newest Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) report, the average cost...

Laois man breaks Irish record and secures final spot at World Swimming championships

Shane Ryan is through to the final of the men's 50 metres backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in China. Ryan broke the...

No disabled facilities leaves couple stuck at Portlaoise railway station

A broke elevator caused one couple to have to ring their family and ask for help to leave Portlaoise Railway Station, according to a...

Councillors request three roundabouts on ‘busiest road in Portlaoise’

Calls have been made by various councillors to put three roundabouts on what has been described as, 'the busiest road in Portlaoise'. The road in...

Mountmellick residents receiving ‘abuse’ by motorists blocking their homes

One Laois county councillor has stated that residents are receiving abuse by people parking and blocking entrances to their homes on Patrick's Street, Mountmellick. According...

Meet two women at the centre of a new documentary about Portlaoise

What better way to celebrate Portlaoise than focusing on two proud Town women who give a unique snapshot of their birthplace in a new...

Calls for Laois to get ‘urgently needed’ primary care centres

With only a few primary care centrse in the county, Laois TD Brian Stanley has stressed 'an urgent need for Primary Care Centres' in...

Body discovered in the Midlands

Gardaí in Laois-Offaly are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body this morning on Thursday, December 13. The body was found on a...

Well wishes pouring in for the McDonalds ahead of Ireland’s Fittest Family final

Last weekend it was revealed to the hundreds of thousands of people glued to their screens that the McDonald family from Ballyroan have made...

National Gift Store of the Year honoured in Laois County Council chamber

A Portlaoise store, which was given the honourable recognition of 'National Gift Store of the Year', was celebrated in the Laois County Council chamber...

Rosenallis go local for new football manager for 2019

The man who helped lead Rosenallis to Laois and Leinster junior football titles in 2016 is back at the helm for his home club. Paddy...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday December 13, 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...

No General Election in 2019 as Fianna Fáil to extend confidence and supply arrangement

News has just broke that Fianna Fáil are to extend the confidence and supply arrangement with Fine Gael for one more budget. It is expected...

Public walkway in Portlaoise closed due to anti-social behaviour

A public walkway in Portlaoise will be closed due to anti-social behaviour. The walkway in Rathevan, Portlaoise, will be closed at three entrance points in...

‘Democracy has not won’ as Portlaoise will not become no poster town

The debate over whether or not Portlaoise will have local election posters spilled over into this week's municipal district meeting. Agruments for and against posters...

Laois community celebrating their past in new book

Memorable characters and events will be celebrated in a special book recalling the history of a rural Laois community this weekend. The Pike of Rushall...

Laois teenager nominated for RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year award

A Laois teenager has been nominated for the RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year award. Paralympic athlete and Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner was one of...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, December 12, 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...

Bridget Jones releases new book about Laois area

No, it's not the Bridget Jones from the international book and film series - but Laois's Bridget Jones who will be writing about her...

Second half revival sees Heywood become North Leinster champions

Heywood CS 2-6 Mountrath CS 1-6 U14 North Leinster 'C' final  A Darren Muhall and Liam Kehoe inspired comeback earned Heywood CS in this Battle of...
Gardai appealing for witnesses to the act of vandalism to contact them

Gardaí warn of rental scam doing the rounds to trick people out of money

Gardaí have issued a warning about unsolicited emails which appear to be part of a rental scam to deceive people into handing over deposits on...

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