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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.

LIVE BLOG: Laois senior hurlers take on Waterford and Laois ladies footballers face off...

Today is a busy day on the intercounty scene as two Laois sides are out in action around the county at 2pm. Laois senior hurlers...

Property Watch: Current houses for sale in the South-West of the county

For this week's Property Watch, we are looking at houses for sale in the South-West of the county. Some of the properties mentioned are in...

Your guide to Laois Ladies v Armagh in the first round of the national...

Laois Ladies take on Armagh this afternoon in the opening round of division 2 of the National Football League. Here we guide you through all...

Delight for Laois bridal hall as they win Midlands Wedding Boutique of the Year

On Monday 28 January, the Bridal Hall Ballybrittas picked up the coveted title of Midlands Wedding Boutique of the Year at the Irish Wedding Awards. "We...

IDA and Enterprise Ireland representatives coming to Laois – Fleming

Enterprise Ireland and the IDA will be in Laois on Friday March 1, 2019. Laois TD Sean Fleming made the announcement recently. "I am pleased to...

New Labour representative seeks nomination for Graiguecullen-Portarlington election

Graiguecullen-Portarlington have a new Labour representative running for this year's local elections. Eoin Barry has announced his intention to seek the Labour Party nomination for...

M50 crash to disrupt Laois fans on route to Croke Park

Laois football fans heading to Croke Park today are being advised to take an alternative route as a crash on the M50 is causing...

Good Week, Bad Week: Support for nurses, Portlaoise regeneration and hidden costs for family...

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...

Remember the Game: Stradbally Parish Gaels and Portlaoise go head-to-head for the 2004 U-21...

Portlaoise 0-8 Stradbally Parish Gaels 0-8 2004 Laois U-21 'A' FC Final There was nothing left between these closely-fought rivals in the U-21 'A' football final...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, February 2, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Rev. FR. John Cummins  Ballinakill Road, Abbeyleix, Laois / Newbridge, Kildare Following an accident....

Laois senior hurling team named ahead of Waterford game

Laois senior hurling management have named the starting 15 to play against Waterford in O'Moore Park this Sunday. There is one change to the side...
The roads in Laois are poor

Over €12 million worth of funding allocated to repair regional and local roads in...

According to Laois TD and Minister for Justice & Equality, Charlie Flanagan, €12,823,820 has been allocated to assist the repair of regional and local...

Mountmellick CS basketballers bow out to Dublin side in U16 Leinster final

Mountmellick CS 25 Kishoge Community College 45 Boys U-16 Leinster Basketball Final Mountmellick Community School's U16 boys team came up just short of a Leinster basketball...

Harris must now cancel proposals to downgrade Portlaoise Hospital – Fleming

Laois TD Sean Fleming has called on Minister for Health Simon Harris to immediately cancel and withdraw the proposals on his desk for the...

Applications for First Dates Ireland are now open

We all know someone who should do this. As the current season airs, applications are already open for the next series of the First Dates...

Young Laois rugby stars of the future to play at Six Nations game

Some of the young Laois rugby stars of the future are giddy with anticipation today as they get set to play a mini game...

Laois TD raises ‘chronic need’ for new building for Kolbe Special School in Leinster...

Laois TD Brian Stanley told the Dáil that there is a 'chronic need' for a new building for Kolbe Special School yesterday, January 31. Kolbe...

Love is in the air at Mountmellick Drama Group

Love is in the air at Mountmellick Drama Group as they prepare for their Spring production of Bernard Farrell’s Lovers at Versailles. The play is set...

Laois community set to become a fashion hotspot in aid of Mary-Claire Knowles fund

There's set to be serious style in Timahoe later this month as the local community are holding a charity fashion show in aid of...

Scoil Chriost Rí to represent Ireland in world basketball championships – but they need...

Scoil Chríost Rí competed a remarkable feat last year as they qualified to represent Ireland in the International Schools Basketball World championships in Greece...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, February 1, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John Byrne  Ballacolla, Laois / Lucan, Dublin Very deeply regretted by his family and...

Funeral details announced for well-known Parish Priest

Shock and sadness spread through Abbeyleix and Ballyroan on Wednesday evening as news broke that Parish Priest Fr John Cummins had passed away. Originally from...

WATCH: Laois woman in Australia speaks about nurses wanting to return home but feeling...

As nurses and midwives went on their first scheduled 24 hour strike yesterday, Laois nurse Sinéad Keane spoke on Ireland AM about Irish nurses wanting...

Tributes paid to ‘much-loved, gentle and endearing’ Abbeyleix parish priest

There is widespread shock and sadness as Abbeyleix and Ballyroan Parish Priest Fr John Cummins was killed in a tragic accident yesterday evening. The Parish...

‘A lot of these girls would die for the Laois jersey,’ Ladies football manager...

Last November, Kildare man David Gibson was announced as the new Laois Ladies football manager. Gibson has taken charge of a much-changed Laois side to...

ESB Networks are looking for new apprentices

The ESB are due to open applications for their apprenticeship programme again in February 2019. This four-year apprenticeship programme involves both indoor and outdoor work experience...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, January 31, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Bridget Duggan (née Maher) Ross, Rathdowney, Laois Duggan (née Maher), Ross, Rathdowney, Co. Laois....

More Laois businesses get out to support nurses and midwives on strike

Laois businesses and workers have been flat to the mat gathering as much support and supplies for nurses and midwives striking today. Downey's Centra sent...

Leinster is expected to be severely hit by frost and snow tomorrow

As schools and roads closed in the west of the country today, Leinster could be expecting the same conditions tomorrow, Thursday 31 January. Met Éireann...

Laois mother and daughter nurses striking 20 years on from each other

It takes a special person to be a nurse. Sometimes, these special traits are carried down from generation to generation - as is the...

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