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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.

Laois student fresh from representing Ireland in EU Parliament

Laois could be the home to one of Ireland's future world leaders and top debaters. Heywood Community School student Muireann Brophy was one of those...

Your guide to Laois’s Round 3 Allianz Hurling League clash v Offaly

Brought to you in association with Cuddy Sports Laois take on Offaly in Round 3 of their Allianz Hurling League Division 1B campaign this evening. Here we...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, February 15, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Kathleen Deane (née Kelly) Reary Valley, Rosenallis, Laois Kathleen Deane (Nee Kelly), Reary Valley,...

Laois mother all set to appear on Winning Streak

What is it with the amount of Laois people getting to appear on Winning Streak? A Laois mum is set to appear on the National...

Laois Ladies minor footballers name captain and panel ahead of championship

Laois ladies intermediate footballers are taking a back seat this weekend with a break as the spotlight goes to the Laois minor ladies beginning...

Slieve Bloom mountain bike trail to benefit as part of €10 million cash injection

Over €10 million has been announced for a mountain biking scheme across seven counties, including the Slieve Blooms in Laois and Offaly. This is part...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, February 15, 2019

FBelow are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. William Malone Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Laois / Emo, Laois Formerly Coolbanagher Emo County Laois....

Laois woman Sara helps bring Purcell Shield glory to IT Carlow

Last night IT Carlow's camogie team were helped in winning the Purcell Shield over the Garda College by Camross woman Sara Cuddy. Sara, lining out...

Popular Laois man speaks about incredible weight loss journey

What an achievement this is. Portlaoise man Mark Farrell has made an incredible weight loss of over two stone in six weeks. He went from...

A Valentine’s Day warning from the Gardaí on romance scammers

Romance Scammers steal Hearts, then Money. This is a warning issued from Gardaí this morning - as they advise people to beware of Romance Scams. "Victims...

Laois soccer goalkeeper Walshe speaks about life from Abbeyleix to Wexford Youths

Joseph Walshe is a promising young goalkeeper who has plied his trade with many a Laois side - and has recently signed with League...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, February 14, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Brendan Daly Millbrook, Portlaoise, Laois Beloved husband of Anne, and much loved father of...

LISTEN: Saturday night lights for Laois hurlers, footballers back to winning ways and a...

It's our fifth Podcast of 2019 and it's as jam-packed as ever. Host Brian Moss is joined by Steven Miller and Siún Lennon where they...
Gardaí are on the scene following the incident

BREAKING: Woman struck down by lorry in road accident near Laois border

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious road accident in Athy after a woman was knocked down by a lorry on the...

‘The horse has bolted’ but talks can still be held following Stradbally traffic meeting

Concerned Stradbally residents congregated in St Colman's National School last night for a public meeting organised by the Stradbally Community Development Association (SCDA) on...

Senior, minor and U16 Laois camogie fixtures released

Laois camogie's campaign begins with the Littlewoods Ireland camogie league on Sunday 17 February. Laois are competing in division 2 of the national league, meeting...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Seamus (James) Brown The Strand, Ballickmoyler, Carlow / Ballickmoyler, Laois Seamus (James) Brown, The...

World champion Doheny to feature in new TV series on boxing

Portlaoise southpaw boxer TJ Doheny is set to feature in a new multi-part documentary series on Eir Sport. 'The fighter' TV series is set to...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College brings the house down with Lip Sync fundraiser

Contestants in the Portlaoise College Lip Sync Battle brought the audience to their feet on Friday, February 8. The Midlands Park Hotel was the place...

Irish MEP speaks about raising the needs of Kolbe Special School in European parliament

An Irish MEP has spoken about raising the issue of a new buidling for Kolbe Special School in European parliament. MEP and 2018 presidential election...

Brilliant incentive to bring the crowds to Laois hurling clash against Offaly

What a great incentive this is by Laois GAA. With recent ticket price rises and attendances on average falling nationwide - Laois GAA are looking...

Another busy weekend of CCFL soccer fixtures

You can check out the full local CCFL soccer fixture list of this week’s action below: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 Division 3 Derry Rovers B v St Aengus;...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, February 11, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Charlie Mooney 7 Botley Court, Portarlington, Laois Unexpectedly at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply...

Property Watch: What €125,000 will get you in Portlaoise at the moment

For this week's Property Watch we have chosen to take a look at properties available to buy for under €125,000 in the Portlaoise area. Prices...

Clinical Tyrone too strong for young Laois Ladies football side

Laois 0-9 Tyrone 2-11 National Football League division 2 round 2 2018's intermediate champions would have been a tough challenge for any side in bad conditions...

All of this weekend’s CCFL and CDFL results

It was a busy weekend of mixed results for Laois teams in both the Combined Counties Football League and the Carlow and District Football League. While...

Ministers visit Laois, signing for Wexford Youths and LT turns two – it’s all...

NEWS Nurses strike continues  Laois nurses and midwives went on strike twice this week, both on Tuesday and Thursday Laois could go green for St Patrick’s Day The county...

Average rent prices in Laois rose by over 10 percent within the last year

Laois has seen rental prices rise by average of 10.7 percent over the course of a year. The average rent in the county is now...

Your guide to Laois Ladies footballers’ Round 2 clash against Tyrone

Laois Ladies footballers take on intermediate champions Tyrone in Round 2 of their division 2 Lidl National football league encounter in Omagh today at...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, February 10, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Charlie Mooney 7 Botley Court, Portarlington, Laois Unexpectedly at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply...

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