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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.

In Pictures: Happy faces at Portlaoise College as students collect Leaving Cert results

A total of eighty students received their Leaving Certificate results at Portlaoise College today. They achieved excellent results which is a testament to their hard...

In Pictures: Tears of joy as Mountmellick students pick up their Leaving Cert results

It was emotional day in Mountmellick Community School - and having just returned from their Debs a few hours ago, you can bet that's...

In Pictures: Happiness with results at Heywood CS – and one student with 625...

There were tears of relief and joy in Heywood CS as Leaving Cert students collected their results today. One amongst them even got the top...

Laois student the highest achiever in well-known Kilkenny school with 625 points

One Laois student has topped the class of a prestigious secondary school just over the border. Fionn Whelan from Durrow, achieved the top marks of...

In Pictures: Joy and relief with Coláiste Íosagáin Leaving Cert results

Over 1,000 Leaving Cert students in Laois received their Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied results today. We visited Coláiste Íosagáin in Portarlington to catch...

High spirits and high achievers as Portlaoise CBS and Scoil Chríost Rí students collect...

Imagine having your debs last night and getting your Leaving Cert results today?! That was the case for the students of Scoil Chriost Ri in...

In Pictures: Serious style at the Scoil Chríost Rí debs

Debs season is well and truly underway around the county. And last night saw the girls of Scoil Chriost Ri strut their stuff. There was a...

In Pictures: Check out the amazing style at the Mountmellick Debs

Tonight is the night many Laois fifth and sixth years have been waiting for. Mountmellick Community School and Scoil Chríost Rí Portlaoise are both hosting...

Laois woman pens book on coming back from the brink of the ‘Jaws of...

One Laois woman has put pen to paper to write about her remarkable comeback from losing the ability to walk and talk after a...

GAA President John Horan interviewed on funding and where Laois can go from here...

Thursday night saw the grand unveiling of the €3.5 million Laois GAA LOETB Centre of Excellence in Portlaoise. Officially opening the Centre of Excellence was...

All of today’s Laois GAA results and reports as a hectic weekend comes to...

Tonight brings an end to another hectic weekend on the Laois GAA schedule. Today saw four SFC games for decision, as well as two clashes...

O’Dempsey’s chip away at Graiguecullen to advance to SFC quarter-final

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders O’Dempsey’s 0-13 Graiguecullen 0-10 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 2 Winners It was a meeting between last year's...
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

Draws made for the next round of the Laois SFC relegation semi-finals, IFC and...

And so after a busy week of championship action it’s now time to look forward. The draws for the next round of the football championship...

Second half goals Stradbally’s undoing as Emo claim first SFC victory

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders Emo 3-12 Stradbally 1-12 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 2 Qualifier Emo have avoided a relegation semi-final after...

Last gasp 65’ means heartbreaking exit from the All-Ireland championship for Laois U16 squad

Laois 1-9 Limerick 2-7 All-Ireland U16 'B' camogie semi-final Authors couldn’t write it, and if they did, we doubt they would have made the ending so...

The Week that Was: The top 10 stories of the past seven days

We look at back at our most viewed stories over the past seven days. Furniture retail giants JYSK forced to postpone opening of Portlaoise...

Moment in Time: Sun shines down on Abbeyleix for their 2004 Fete

The sun was spliting the stones on this Bank Holiday Monday back in 2004 as the annual Abbeyleix Rectory Fete took place for a...

Our preview of the All-Ireland U16 camogie semi-final featuring Laois and Limerick

Laois camogie has seen the seeds sown for development flourish through their underage ranks. Their U16 side has claimed the Leinster 'B' title and are...

Good Week, Bad Week: European championships, All-Ireland games and illegal dumping

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,...

Public invited to attend positive mental health programme in Laois

Feel like learning some new skills to better deal with life’s ups and downs? AWARE is iniviting members of the public to register for their...

Two young Laois representatives playing during the All-Ireland semi-finals this weekend

Two young footballers from Laois are gearing up to play in Croke Park this weekend. Eanna Byrne from Killeen and Crettyard's Kyle O'Reilly are playing...

Wins for St Joseph’s, Rosenallis, Clonaslee St Manman’s and all of tonight’s GAA results

It was a dreary Friday night but one full of GAA action across the county. In the SFC, St Joseph's saw off The Heath to...

Rosenallis cruise to the IFC semi-final after seeing off The Rock

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders Rosenallis 3-16 The Rock 0-8  Laois Shopping Centre IFC Round 2 Winners It was a night of pouring...

Last minute Whelan magic seals the deal for Ballyroan-Abbey

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders Ballyroan Abbey 0-9 The Harps 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre JFC Round 2 Winners Two last gasp points from...

Graiguecullen and Killeshin lads help their U13 side to the top of the table...

Players from Ballylinan, Graiguecullen and Killeshin representing St Anne's, St Fiacc's, Killeshin FC and Hanover Harps have all helped their Carlow FC sides top...

Melia’s Irish basketball team progress to U20 European championships semi-final

The Ireland U20 Women's basketball team have made it through to the division B semi-final of the European championships. This magnificent feat mean they will...

Beef crisis not being taking seriously by Government – Stanley

Laois TD Brian Stanley has claimed that the Government is, 'not taking the depth of the crisis currently affecting beef farmers seriously'. The Sinn Fein...

Laois serial killer the focus of new book

Are you serial killer fanatic? Do you obsess over the latest murder series on Netflix? Well this new book on Ireland's most prolific serial killer...

Come dine with friends for a worthy cause

Do you reckon you could be the next Gordon Ramsey? Or Darina Allen? Ballinakill Community Development Committee are looking for hosts for their 'Come Dine...

Junior B final meetings, quarter-final places and all of tonight’s GAA results

This evening yielded plenty of results in the junior football and hurling championships. Mountmellick and Errill are now through to the junior 'B' football final,...

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