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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.

Emo community to help the environment and raise funds for a worthy cause

A battery won't be left in Emo by the time this initiative finishes. Emo Tidy Towns, Emo National School, Laois County Council and  WEEE Ireland...

The McDonald family are through to the final of Ireland’s Fittest Family

After amazing displays of determination and tenacity on tonight's show, the McDonald family from Ballyroan are now through to the final of the hugely...

The Heath progress to the U-21 ‘B’ football championship final and all of today’s...

The Heath defeated Rosenallis on a double scoreline of 2-8 to 1-4 to go through to the U-21 'B' football championship final. Donagh Callaly got...

Novice Laois side claim first win of the season against Offaly

Laois 2-16 Offaly 1-16 Walsh Cup Round 1 The 2019 season got off to a very promising start for the Laois hurlers today as they got...

LIVE BLOG: All the action as Laois face Offaly in the Walsh Cup

We’re here in St Brendan's Park, Birr for the first Laois hurling match of the new season. Last night the first Laois game of the...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, December 8, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Elizabeth (Beth) Miller (née Delaney) Vicarstown House "The Grove", Vicarstown, Laois/Stradbally, Laois Elizabeth (Beth)...

Goals see Killeshin-Crettyard edge victory in U19 championship

Killeshin-Crettyard 4-5 Rosenallis 0-15 U19 football 'B' championship They say that points win matches but it was goals that did the trick for Killeshin-Crettyard as they...

In Pictures: All-Ireland star visits Rosenallis GAA for their juvenile awards night

There was a great atmosphere around Rosenallis as over 150 juvenile players packed into the local community centre for their awards night. U5s to U15s...

Four Laois communities honoured at national TidyTowns awards

This year’s TidyTowns awards for the Midlands and East region were presented on Thursday, December 6 at a prize-giving ceremony in the Rustic Inn,...

WATCH: Joyous celebrations as Dillon’s Ireland side reach the Military World Cup in China...

After the Republic of Ireland made a winning start to the World Military Games Qualifiers in Holland – a draw against France was enough...

Sharp shooter Williams crushes Heywood’s North Leinster final dreams

Heywood 2-11 Colaiste Mhuire Mullingar 1-15 Top Oil North Leinster Schools junior 'B' final A freetaker with a range like TJ Reid's, a controversial goal decision...

Laois festive gathering raising funds for an incredible local boy

A 'live crib' in Rathdowney has chosen to raise funds for a local cause this year. The square in Rathdowney will host a Christmas trees,...

Laois County Council to contact Minister for Health in regards to specialist medicine for...

In September of this year, a two year old Ballyroan girl captured the hearts of the nation as we saw her and her family...

Busy Laois footballer Nerney getting set for All-Ireland final

Laois ladies footballer Laura Nerney is getting ready for her second All-Ireland club football final with Dublin side Foxrock-Cabinteely. Nerney, who plies her trade at...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, December 7, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Gussie McGlynn Bay Road, Mountmellick, Laois Died December 5th 2018 in the loving care...

Our guide for what’s on during this very festive weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism It’s another very busy weekend in Laois with lots of Christmas events taking place right across the county. There...

Body found in woods outside Portlaoise has been offically named

The body found in a woods near Portlaoise has been offically named as Rafal Filipowicz. The Polish national was last seen in Portlaoise earlier this year...

’Laois public being hoodwinked on Portlaoise Hospital’

A Laois TD has said that the people of Laois are being 'hoodwinked' with promises made by the government to 'drag the issue beyond the...

Calls for a new community sports hall and basketball centre in Laois

Calls have been made for a new community sports hall in Portlaoise in a Sport, Recreation and Play Strategy plan. The Laois County Council Strategic...

Sadness as Mountmellick bar closes down before Christmas

There was deep sadness expressed online as a Mountmellick bar announced that it was closing before the festive season. Chamber Lane Mountmellick, run by local...

Laois defender speaks about fierce competition for places on intercounty setup

Laois defender Ruaidhrí C Fennell has spoken about the tough competition for places on the starting 15 and how the proposed new rules might...

Laois priest opens up about tragedy and incredible life story in new book

Fr Sean Hyland has lived a remarkable life. The Portarlington priest has opened up about the death of his wife and children in the hopes...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, December 6, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John Joe Reddy Poplars, Newbridge, Kildare / Ballylinan, Laois Peacefully, at Naas General Hospital...

Laois artists to perform huge concert for three very worthy causes

A huge concert featuring Laois artists is due to take place for three very worthy organisations next year. Kolbe Special School, the Cuisle Centre, and...

WATCH: Is this the most decorated house in Laois this Christmas?

Wow. This house in Abbeyleix may have just taken the prize for the most outdoor Christmas decorations in Laois. Snowmen, Santas, light-up trees - Ger...

Abbeyleix getting set for a huge weekend of festivities

One of the longest running Christmas Markets in Laois, the Abbeyleix Christmas Market & Craft Fair, will return to its home in the Market...

Lucky Laois Today FM winners collect €10,000 cheque

A Laois woman and an Offaly man who won €10,000 on a game show on Today FM yesterday have received their cheque. Portarlington native Shauna...
Neil Foyle is hoping to lead the younger lads by example

‘We want to do better as a county, that’s why we come back every...

Laois senior hurler Neil Foyle expressed his ambition and motivation for the upcoming season when he met the local media after training in Heywood last...

REVEALED: Where Laois secondary school students are most likely to go to college

The most popular colleges where Laois students attended in 2018 has been revealed. According to the Irish Independent's Feeder schools report, IT Carlow has taken...

In Pictures: Festive spirit runs high at Mountmellick’s Christmas fair

The rain couldn’t keep the crowds away as hundreds of Christmas shoppers turned up to Mountmellick’s festive fair. Even local celebrities turned out as Kyllian...

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