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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.

Visually impaired Laois teenager makes Irish wrestling history

Today history was made by one Laois teenager. Thirteen year old Jordan Percy became the first ever visually impaired person to win a silver medal...

Courageous Conlon and dynamic Dunne lead Sarsfields to Ladies Leinster final

Sarsfields 4-12 Miltown (Westmeath) 1-10 Leinster LGFA senior club championship Semi Final Sarsfields are through to their first Leinster final since 2015 following an inspired victory...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Sarsfields contest Leinster LGFA semi-final

The Sarsfields Ladies will be hoping to reach the Leinster final today when they host Westmeath champions Milltown in Mountmellick. Gerry O'Flatherty's side won their...

People living in ‘fear of their lives’ towards accident blackspot

One local councillor has claimed that people, 'are living in fear of their lives' towards an accident blackspot in Mountmellick. The issue was raised by...

In Pictures: Alzheimer Society of Ireland launch new Portlaoise resource centre

Huge crowds turned out on Main Street Portlaoise to see the official launch of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s new Portlaoise resource centre. Officially opening the...

In Pictures: Laois Martial Arts Shine at The Rumble 2018

Laois Martial arts were in action again on Sunday 7th of October in Citywest. The team, consisting of 8 members, took to the mats to...

Portlaoise man presents special gift to legendary Liverpool footballer

A hugely talented Laois painter had the chance to meet one of his footballing idols and give him two works of art. Rick Kelly has...
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WATCH: National competition launched in Laois secondary school

Today a national competition was launched with help from the students at Scoil Chriost Rí, Portlaoise. Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan visited...

Key appointments made as Eddie Brennan announces his Laois hurling backroom team

Two key appointments have been made for Eddie Brennan's Laois hurling backroom team for the coming year. Niall Corcoran of Dublin and Limerick's Dave Moriarty...

Lyster Lane to be made safer during night time

A call to make Lyster Lane safer after daylight hours has been issued during the latest Portlaoise municipal district meeting. Councillor Catherine Fitzgerald raised the...

More toilet talk in local municipal district meeting

The toilet talk in Portlaoise municipal district meeting continued as the most recent meeting on Wednesday, October 17. The saga re-open public toilets in Portlaoise wages...

Kolbe: ‘It breaks my heart every morning,’ Laois mother describes a parent’s heartbreak at...

Sitting in the front room of her home in Portlaoise, Geneviève Finane-Fagan tearfully describes the heartbreak herself and every other parent, teacher and staff member...

Road repairs in Ballyroan and safety measures in Cullenagh

A number of issues surrounding road repairs and safety issues in the Portlaoise municipal district area came up at this month's meeting. Councillor Mary Sweeney...

Investment needed, ‘to stop the Midlands to become Ireland’s rust belt’

A Laois TD has said, "It is now absolutely essential that the company establish alternatives not only to keep jobs but to create new...

Leinster semi-finalists talk commitment, how they stay motivated and why fixtures clashes can’t be...

A blustery night descends on Acragar as the current Juggernauts of Laois ladies club football commence their Leinster semi-final preparations. This week marks a historic...

New senior engineer appointed to municipal district

A new senior engineer has been appointed to the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district. Stan Cullen comes in with a wealth of experience to the role, and...

Portlaoise CBS line-out for first ever rugby match

Portlaoise CBS 65 Kennedy College (New Ross) 23 Leinster rugby development league Last week we brought you the news that history was made as Mountrath CS played...

Laois men to do two marathons in seven days in memory of Mountmellick friend

Completing one marathon is a extraordinary challenge, but to run two within the space of a week on two different continents is something else...

LaoisToday columnist joins presidential candidate’s media team

Laois Today columnist and former Labour Senator John Whelan has confirmed that he is working on Gavin Duffy's Presidential election campaign team. The journalist, broadcaster...

‘We are under no illusions,’ Sarsfields manager O’Flaherty on their Leinster semi-final competition

As the juggernauts of Laois Ladies club football prepare for their Leinster semi-final, Sarsfields manager Gerry O'Flaherty is under no false belief of how...

‘Fáilte Ireland has forgotten about Laois’

The Tourist Office in Laois has been the subject of much discussion at recent Portlaoise Municipal District meetings. As the issue was raised in today's...
The Laois hurling team to face Carlow has been named

Laois hurler selected to represent Ireland in senior Shinty squad

A Laois hurler has been as one of those selected to represent Ireland in the annual Hurling/Shinty International clash, which takes place against Scotland in...

Treatment of those in Kolbe Special School, ‘just not right in this day and...

Councillors have unanimously voted to contact the Minister for Education in regards to a new building project for Kolbe Special School. Kolbe has been the...

Laois community turns out in droves to raise funds for an extremely worthy cause

What an amazing display this was. On Saturday, October 13, Camross was filled with over a hundred trucks and numerous tractors, raising much-needed funds...

Laois artist reaches one million streams on Spotify

Today a Laois musician announced that they have reached a staggering one million streams on the music streaming service Spotify. Portlaoise teenager Curtis Walsh announced...

Hugely popular restaurant chain coming to Portlaoise

Lovers of Asian food are in for a treat. A hugely popular Asian restaurant chain is coming to Portlaoise soon. Lana Asian Street food has restaurants...

My Club and I: Clare Conlon (Sarsfields)

Clare Conlon has been lining out for the Juggernaut of Laois ladies club football - Sarsfields - since she was in primary school. The Sarsfields...

Laois dual club unveil new jerseys

This week Castletown unveiled their new jerseys, with Carroll Quarries recently announcing their intention to continue as main sponsors of Castletown GAA Club. Carroll Quarries...

In Pictures: Laois team getting ready for world championships

A Portlaoise squad are getting ready for the World Karate Commission (WKC) and kickboxing championships taking place at the end of October. The crew at Portlaoise's...

Laois camogie champions march on to Leinster semi-final

O’Moores 2-11 Buffers Alley (Wexford) 2-3 Leinster intermediate camogie quarter final O’Moores of Laois are now through to the Leinster intermediate semi final after defeating Buffers Alley of Wexford...

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