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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.

“I was so nervous, but when I got out there I had so much...

Laois Rose Grainne Hogan took to the Dome Stage last night and did the whole county proud as she wowed presenter Dáithí Ó Sé...

The Laois link to the Limerick captain’s All-Ireland success

Where do you go for All-Ireland winning hurls? Well All-Ireland winning Limerick captain Declan Hannon comes to Laois. The robust centre-back sources his ash from...

A historic Laois school needs your help to find photos for reunion book

This historic Laois school is planning a reunion, but they need your help in resurrecting photos which show the full picture of its history...
House Prices are on the rise

Cost of houses in the Midlands growing faster than national average

House prices in the Midlands are growing faster than the national average. According to the CSO’s Residential Property Price Index – the cost of buying...

“I would hope that Pope Francis will make a very bold gesture to the...

As a guest on LaoisToday's latest Unlaois'd podcast, Father Paddy Byrne spoke about his hopes that Pope Francis would address victims of abuse and...

The Laois man who refereed an All Ireland final – and has given a...

Every Laois hurling supporter worth their salt knows who Pat Delaney is. As we walk along the front of the stand in O’Moore Park for...

‘Lovely and fair’ – we profile all the Laois Rose winners since 2004

The Rose of Tralee festival has proven innate to Irish culture, with celebrants of the event now gearing up for its 59th year, with...

Meet the adopted Laois man who played for Galway against Limerick in an All-Ireland...

Enda Lyons is extremely well known is Laois GAA circles. Not only is he the Laois minor hurling manager, but he is also physio...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, August 19, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Samuel (Sam) Clarke Formerly St. John’s Drive, Clondalkin, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois Samuel (Sam)...

Turner earns silver medal at the European swimming championships

Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner has won a silver medal in the women’s 50 meter butterfly tonight in the European Para Swimming Championships in Dublin. Sixteen...

The Harps power through to senior ‘A’ semi-finals

The Harps 1-21 Colt Gaels 0-14 Laois Shopping Centre SHC ‘A’ Group A Round 3 An 11 point lead in the first-half was enough to tie...

All Saturday’s GAA results on another busy evening

Another busy night with five games in the senior and senior ‘A’ hurling championship, a quarter-final in the JFC and an U-13 ‘A’ round...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all tonight’s SHC and SHC ‘A’ action

There are five top quality hurling games taking place this evening, with plenty at stake in each game. Some of the losers face the prospect...

Laois Rose Grainne makes it through to televised Rose of Tralee stages

Killinure native Grainne Hogan has reached the televised stages of the Rose of Tralee. Grainne will be the first Laois Rose to grace the Dome...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, August 18, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Samuel (Sam) Clarke Formerly St. John’s Drive, Clondalkin, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois Samuel (Sam)...

Government lacks vital data in midst of housing crisis – Fleming

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming has accused the Government of not treating the housing crisis with the seriousness it deserves. Deputy Fleming made...

In Pictures: FAI Summer Soccer Camp return to Portlaoise

This week Portlaoise AFC held their hugely popular FAI Summer Camps in Rossleighan Park. This is Portlaoise AFC's 15th year to run the camps, and this...

A man has died following fatal collision on Laois-Kildare border

Gardaí in Kildare are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the old N7 R445 outside Monasterevin on the Portlaoise side. At approximately 2.30pm...
Gardaí are on the scene following the incident

Road closed following crash on Laois-Kildare border

The Old N7 (R445) road is closed until further notice both ways outside Monasterevin on the Portlaoise side, as emergency services attend to a...

No re-building home loan application has been approved in Laois to date – O’Loughlin

Fiona O’Loughlin, Fianna Fáil TD for South Kildare Fiona O'Loughlin has said that no applications under the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme have been...

Meet the Laois woman whose life was completely changed by the Rose of Tralee

Many former Roses say that their lives have been changed by entering the Rose of Tralee, and this is most definitely the case for...

Dive into the Stradbally Lake at the Electric Picnic

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois You can now revive yourself  at Electric Picnic with a swim in Stradbally Lake. Swap your glad...

Thomasina Connell shares her thoughts on the recent Fine Gael selection and Women in...

Last Thursday, Thomasina Connell, a Portlaoise-based solicitor and 2016 General election candidate for Fine Gael, joined LaoisToday's newest Unlaois'd podcast for a chat about everything from...
Deputy Brian Stanley

‘Death by 1,000 cuts for Portlaoise Hospital’ – claims Stanley

Laois TD Brian Stanley has claimed that a leaked memo from the Dublin/Midlands Hospital Group highlights 'clear attempts within the upper echelons of the...

Who is the newest world boxing champion? We speak to the TJ Doheny’s former...

Today TJ ‘The Power’ Doheny achieved something that only 20 other Irish men have managed – become a World boxing champion. The 31-year-old’s road to here...

WATCH: Portlaoise pub goes mad as TJ Doheny becomes World Boxing champion

Laois watched in awe as Portlaoise native TJ Doheny became the IBF Junior Featherweight Champion of the world. Doheny was in Japan this morning where he...

VIDEO: Laois camogie fan set for All-Ireland competition

A young Portlaoise camogie fan has made it through to the final entries of an All-Ireland Liberty Insurance competition for a chance to play in...

THREE Laois students hit the incredible 625 points mark

Wow. This surely must be a first for schools in Laois. A remarkable three Laois students have received top marks in their Leaving Cert results,...

In Pictures: 180 students receive brilliant results in Colaiste Iosagain Portarlington

Relief and happiness were the emotions on show in Colaiste Iosagain Portarlington this morning. 180 boys and girls sat the Leaving Cert in June and...

Mountrath CS student achieves the maximum 625 points in Leaving Cert

One Mountrath CS student has achieved the maximum 625 points in this year's Leaving Certificate. Christopher Carew received the amazing news today that he obtained...

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