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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.

‘We knew that we’d have to dig deep,’ Jane Moore talks about Laois’s incerdible...

Brought to you in association with Hughes Pharmacy Portlaoise While Laois recorded an immense victory in the Leinster semi-final over Wexford, a place in Leinster...

TV stars, new managers and All-Ireland glory: Here’s our top stories of the week

NEWS Assaulted with hurls Gardai investigating after two men were viciously assaulted with hurls in Laois Portlaoise women help set ‘skinny dip’ world record for charity A...

LIVE BLOG: Follow the action from Wexford as Laois Ladies bid for Leinster final...

Brought to you in association with Hughes Pharmacy Portlaoise The Laois men aren’t the only team vying for Leinster glory in the next few weeks. The...

Laois Abroad: The Mountrath woman who is now a top lawyer in Washington DC

Roisin Comerford is certainly the definition of a small town girl doing well in the big city. Roisin's mother Ann Martyn owns Centra in Mountrath...

Your guide to the Laois Ladies Leinster semi-final against Wexford

Brought to you in association with Hughes Pharmacy Portlaoise The Laois men aren't the only team vying for Leinster glory in the next few weeks. The...

In Pictures: Athas an domhain ar Gaelscoil Phortlaoise with new Green Flag

There was plenty of ceol, caint agus craic in Gaelscoil Phortlaoise as they raised their sixth Green School Flag on Friday, June 15 2018. A...
On the spot fines for road side dwellers

Busy N80 junction needs further works carried out

A busy N80 road junction in Laois needs more works even after 'extensive' work was carried out on it in 2017. The Nyra junction on...

Cruciate curse strikes Laois Ladies yet again

In the world of injuries, news of a cruciate ligament tear is one of the worst reports a player can hear. Cruciate tears can take...

In Pictures: Tobar an Léinn raise their Green Flag with pride

The rain just about managed to stay off as Tobar an Léinn primary school in Raheen raised their fifth Green School Flag. The flag for...

Timahoe is set for a jam-packed family fun day this weekend

Timahoe will be a hive of activity with bikes, road races, tractor runs, picnics and everything else you can think of this Sunday, June...

Laois primary school raises over €500 for Ben and Jake Connolly Trust

Portlaoise Educate Together NS gave a phenomenal €540 from their 'Transmitter School Tour' to the Ben and Jake Connolly Trust in Mountmellick. Making Ben smile Ben...

Contract to straighten notorious Laois road will be awarded in October

A €2.5 million project to straighten dangerous bends in Arles is due to be awarded in October. The accident black spot at Maidenhead has tender...

1 in 4 burglaries take place in the easiest way possible

Unlocked and unsecured windows and doors are the reason behind 1 in 4 burglaries. "Your typical situation is someone who's rushing out and forgets to...

WATCH: Laois has a new song for the Leinster final

What sort of a county would you be if you got to a final and you didn’t have a song? Twelve-year-old Ross Molloy from Stradbally...

Our guide to what’s on at the weekend

If you're looking for somewhere to bring the family this weekend, look no future than county Laois. Between teddy bear's picnics, family fun days, cake...

New Cathaoirleach and leas-Cathaoirleach for Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick district have been chosen

The new Cathaoirleach (chairperson) and Leas Cathaoirleach (vice-chairperson) of the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district meeting have been chosen. Councillor Paddy Bracken is the new Cathaoirleach while...

Laois fire service has received 12 hoax calls so far this year

Laois firefighters have been called out to almost 240 emergencies from January to May this year. The county's busy fire and rescue service went to...

Carribean vibes are coming back to the Electric Picnic as 50 Trenchtown acts are...

Electric Picnic welcomes a slice of the Caribbean once again as Trenchtown announces over 50 acts, a new stage and more. Exotic cuisine, tropical cocktails,...
The price of renting a house in Laois continues to rise

Laois rent prices are growing at a faster rate than any other county

Rent in Laois is growing at a faster rate than any other county. According to the most recent Residential Tenancies Board Rent Index Report, the...

Four Laois women rise to national TV attention

Home and Away is one of Ireland's most watched shows - and you may have spotted a few familiar faces during the its ad...

New homes for the elderly in Stradbally

Elderly tenants of Laois County Council are set to receive new homes in Stradbally. Brookhaven Healthcare and Cluid Housing are providing six new homes to...

Laois rugby player secures transfer to second American college

Portlaoise man Eoin Keenan has joined the illustrious Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia. Keenan makes the move from Louisiana State University of Alexandria to...

Laois GAA are gearing up for their annual Golf Classic

There's another date for Laois GAA fans to mark in their calendars as Laois GAA's annual Golf Classic takes place on Friday July 6. Portarlington...

Do you know who owns this missing wedding ring?

A Laois husband might be trying to keep himself out of the doghouse as Gardai in Portlaoise are trying to identify the owner of...
Eamonn Kelly will be back as Laois hurling manager for another year

Eamonn Kelly steps down as Laois hurling manager

It was announced tonight that Eamonn Kelly has stepped down as Laois senior hurling manager. In a written statement, Kelly said: "I have decided not to...

All-Ireland glory for two Laois Feile teams

What a weekend for Laois camogie. Not one - but two - Laois camogie sides won Feile titles in Connacht this weekend. The Harps won out...

Drugs seizures, the Leaving Cert and party politics – it’s our top stories of...

NEWS Drug seizure in Laois town  Two arrested following massive drugs seizure in Laois town Vying to fill big boots Three more candidates have come forward...

Laois Abroad: From running the roads of Ballyfin to the tracks of Kenya

Ballyfin man Ciaran Fitzpatrick moved to Kenya in 2011 to pursue his running career. However his path changed when he was offered a coaching job...

Living at Electric Picnic, Junior C football and deaths in the parish – here’s...

“Where are you from?” “Ireland” “Where in Ireland?” “Portlaoise” “Are Laois and Portlaoise two separate counties?” “No” “So where are you from” “Electric Picnic,I’m from the Electric Picnic,my brother is Robert...

Good Week, Bad Week: Party politics, makeup artists and Special Olympics athletes

Good Week, Bad Week is our newest LaoisToday segment, where we look at who has had good weeks and bad weeks, around the county. To...

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