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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.

Wins for Graiguecullen, Timahoe and all of tonight’s GAA results

Tonight saw a number of games down for decision, including a championship final. A dominant Graiguecullen team saw off Colt for the junior C title...

Graiguecullen dominate in six goal scoring display to take home junior C football title...

Graiguecullen 6-10 Colt 1-5 Laois Shopping Centre Junior “C” Football Championship Final Woeful weather conditions did not stop Graiguecullen put on a six goal scoring display...

In Pictures: A dreary day can’t stop good spirits at the Clonaslee Debs

It has been a week of Debs madness. So far this week, Ardscoil na Trionoide, Athy, have already held their Debs – while Mountrath CS...

Kind hearted Laois person goes above and beyond to help woman in need

What a remarkable act of kindness this is. One Laois woman decided to use her Saturday night off work to help an elderly woman in...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Seamus Terrett Tierhoger, Portarlington, Laois Seamus Terrett Camberley Surrey England and formerly Tieroger Portarlington...

Laois school return delayed due to unfinished remedial works

A Laois school has had to put back opening its doors to staff and pupils as remedial work on the school building is not...

Controversial Irish rappers coming to Electric Picnic

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois  It's a well-stated argument that Irish Hip-hop is a thriving scene at the moment. From Rejjie Snow to...

Laois has second highest increase in .ie domain registrations in the country

Laois just comes behind Dublin in the highest number of dot .ie registered increases in domain names for the first half of the year. A...

Portlaoise community up to some shady business

This Laois community has been getting up to some ‘shady’ business downtown lately. For the past few weeks, Downtown Portlaoise local business group have been...

Documentary looking for soon-to-be married Laois couples to star in

An Irish production company is looking for Laois couples on their way to getting hitched to feature in a new documentary series. The new feature...

In advance of the All-Ireland hurling final, here are favourite things about Kilkenny

After Shane Lowry won the British Open and the whole country were honorary Offaly people for a couple of days, we picked out our...

Good Week, Bad Week: Laois Aviation, hockey and hospital waiting times

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

Weekend Read: Laois native Michael Dempsey’s distinguished impact on Kilkenny hurling

On Sunday in Croke Park Brian Cody will attempt to guide the Kilkenny hurlers to All Ireland glory for the 12th time in his...

In Pictures: Laois production company set to dazzle with new show

On August 10, Dressing Room 1 productions once again dazzled their audience with a star studded line up. In the glamorous setting of the Midlands...

Miller sisters set to clash as Leinster meet Connacht in Interprovincial Championship

Well this certainly isn't something you'd see every day. Two members of a legendary Laois sporting family are set to come head-to-head (hopefully just figuratively)...

Colt’s second half display sees them earn first win of SHC ‘A’ over Clonaslee...

Colt 3-15 Clonaslee St Manman's 2-8 Laois Shopping Centre Senior 'A' Hurling Championship Round 2 Colt have bounced back from their opening round defeat to Mountrath...

In Pictures: Laois winners impress at the Tullamore Show

Laois natives impressed wholly at this year's Tullamore Show, Ireland's largest one-day argicultural show. Winners came all around the county; from Ballickmoyler, Clonaslee, Ballacolla, Stradbally,...

Laois team overlooked for New York Hurling Classic

Laois hurlers have not been selected to participate in this year's New York Hurling Classic this November. Calls were made for this year's Joe McDonagh...

Hospital waiting times for over 75s worsens in Tullamore and Portlaoise

Four hundred and thirty patients over 75 years old have been forced to wait over 24 hours in Portlaoise and Tullamore Hospitals during first...

Laois hurler to be part of Sunday Game panel after All Ireland final

A Laois hurler is set to appear on prime time television as part of the Sunday Game panel this weekend after the All-Ireland Final...

In Pictures: Laois Comhaltas groups gearing up for All-Ireland Fleadh

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019 kicks off this week, and with 500,000 people expected to attend across the country, this makes it the largest...

Women in Sport: Laois camogie captain Alison McEvoy

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa For this week's Women in Sport, we caught up with Laois camogie captain Alison...

‘There wasn’t even going to be an U20 team this year,’ European bronze medallists...

It's the story of a fairytale of the Irish sporting summer that almost didn't happen. As the Irish U20 Women's basketball team stormed to success...

BREAKING: A sushi restaurant is coming to Laois

This is big news people. Laois is about have it's first ever fully-fledged sushi restaurant. A new sushi restaurant "Akayu" is coming to 37 Main Street...

Our guide to what’s on this weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism It’s a very busy weekend around Laois as Heritage Week begins on Saturday.  The theme for Heritage Week...

All set for start of term at Laois school, despite temporary works needing to...

A primary school in Laois is one of 17 schools identified as having structural problems, but the scheduled temporary works are not a startling...

The Academic and more heading to Electric Picnic’s Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow

Jerry’s back! Returning for the lucky seventh year, celebrating “unity through diversity” Jerry Fish’s majestic, magnificent and at moments chilling Electric Sideshow delivers all...

Gardaí issue advice for Electric Picnic attendees

An Garda Síochána have issued their advice for crime prevention surrounding the Electric Picnic. In trying to make sure that Ireland's largest music and arts...

Laois GAA club aiming for true transformation in their community

GAA clubs around Ireland have begin developing a holistic approach when it comes to club members, and this Laois club is one of those...

Time to nominate Laois’s top volunteers in sport for prestigious award

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Volunteer in Sport Awards. These awards are for individuals who have made a real difference to their club,...

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