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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.

Clonaslee St Manman’s hurlers claim first championship trophy of the year

Clonaslee St Manman’s 2-11 Rosenallis 2-7 Laois Shopping Centre Junior 'C' Hurling Championship Final Clonaslee St Manman’s are proud claimants of the first county championship title...

Government should treat more patients locally, not spend €25 million outside the State –...

Laois TD and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Seán Fleming, has questioned why patients are not getting their medical procedures carried out in...

National championships honour for two friends from Laois Marlins swim club

The Irish Age division one swimming championships, otherwise known as the Irish national swimming championships, takes place at the end of July every year. ...

In Pictures: Mountrath CS student celebrate their Leaving Cert results

It's Leaving Cert fever all over the country today - and Laois is certainly no different. Today was a nerve wracking day for students all...

Cistercian College Roscrea celebrates their Leaving Cert results

Students and parents of the Leaving Cert class of 2019 arrived at Cistercian College from early morning to collect their results. Laois man Lucas Culliton...

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...

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