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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.
The Amphitheatre Company group from Clare who will perform 'The Field' in Mountmellick this weekend

Our guide to What’s On at the Weekend

FRIDAY MARCH 9 Portarlington table quiz Portarlington Community Development Association/Love Port are holding a fundraising quiz in the Hawthorn Bar, Portarlington, at 8.30pm. Coffee morning for Irish...

Laois in London: Meet the Clonaslee man making tracks across the world

Eoin Gorman has enjoyed life across the Indian Ocean and the across the Irish Sea. The Clonaslee man moved to Australia in 2010 and...

In Pictures: €800 raised by local Operation Transformation for Pieta House

Rosenallis raised a phenomenal €800 for Pieta House over the course of their six week Operation Transformation. Their were over 60 members in the group,...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

There was one news story dominating headlines this week - and you only need look out your window to see what it is. But there...

In Pictures: Community spirit to the fore on Day 4 of snow in Laois

It's been four days since the Beast from the East came to Laois, and the snow creations keep on coming in! Although Cabin Fever may...

Laois Abroad: This young Laois woman living the American Dream

Áine Hennessy first visited America on a one year graudate visa in 2015 and fell in love with the place ever since. We spoke to...

Some masses to carry on as the snow continues this weekend

The snow looks set to stay for the weekend but some masses around the county look set to go ahead. Confirmed mass times All Sunday masses...
Snow everywhere and one school has closed

News on re-opening of schools on Monday

The Minister for Education has tweeted advice on school re-openings in the aftermath of Storm Emma and the Beast from the East. "Where possible schools,...

Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week

All of this week's Top Tweets and Facebook comments were about the same thing - we hardly need to mention the Beast from the...

Talking Music: The Electrix talk adrenaline, drummers and Electric Picnic

The Electrix are an award-winning band with a wealth of experience within the Irish music scene. The band members have performed and toured with...

Our guide to What’s On at the Weekend

It's been a week of cancellations, re-schedules and calling offs. But if you're suffering from cabin fever there still are events going on over...
Brilliant wins for Portlaoise teams at the weekend

Two losses for Portlaoise Panthers this weekend

There were two defeats for Portlaoise Panthers this weekend as they took on DCU Mercy in the Women's Super League and Ballincollig in the...
Will the Laois senior hurling championship be restructured?

Camross start year off on a high with win in Palmer Cup

Camross 1-12 Borris-Kilcotton 0-11 Laois Shopping Centre Palmer Cup Round 2 Last year's senior champions and Palmer Cup winners got this year off to a win...

Last minute penalty ensures Laois Ladies first league win

Laois 3-11 Clare 3-10 Ladies National Football League Division 2 Round 4 Laois needed a win here today and that is exactly what they got after...

Talking Music: Laois band Cua talk about their musical process

John Davidson, Shane Booth and Ros O'Meara are three Laois men who have taken their love of world folk music to England, Holland and...
The Cooper Family are hoping for success for Our Duke today

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Gardaí in the sky A Garda helicopter was seen combing the Midlands following a robbery Arrest in Portarlington  A man was arrested after a knife was...

Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week

Our Top Tweets and Facebook comments are wide in range this week - with topics like tictacs, models, Brexit and locals getting famous on...

New to the Area: A young Polish man establishing himself in Irish politics

Julian Nagi is a 20 year old Portlaoise man, originally from Poland. He is involved heavily in the political scene in Laois as the current...

Stellar lineup announced for Mountmellick’s 28th Drama Festival

Mountmellick Drama Festival is back for its 28th season and promises to thrill and excite again this year from Friday March 9 to Friday...

Laois camogie Volunteer of the Year honoured in Croke Park

Mary Conroy was honoured as Laois camogie Volunteer of the Year in Croke Park last Saturday 17 February. Mary hails from Rosenallis and has been...

Our guide to What’s On at the Weekend

There's plenty of excitement, including great sporting action, to sink your teeth into this weekend. If sports are not your thing, don't fear because...

Laois man selected for U-17 Irish basketball development squad

Portlaoise basketballer Rian O Connell has been selected to represent Ireland in U-17 basketball once more. The young Portlaoise man has been selected for the...

Key Laois hurler set for a comeback after lengthy layoff

After an absence of over a year, PJ Scully looks set to make a return to Laois action in the coming weeks. The Laois hurlers...

In Pictures: Love is in the air at this Portlaoise primary school

Love was in the air at Portlaoise Educate Together National School on Valentine's Day last Wednesday February 14... the love of good food and...
Eamonn Kelly will be back as Laois hurling manager for another year

Kelly looking forward to Offaly after welcome win for Laois hurlers

Laois hurling manager Eamonn Kelly has a short time to enjoy Saturday’s win over Antrim in the National League - and while noting the...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Sky-high rental prices  The cost of rental properties in Laois continues to surge Foetal monitor concerns in Portlaoise Hospital A recent HSE report issued concerns over...
Ballinakill hurlers have a new manager

Busy weekend for Laois Minor and Intermediate camogie teams

It's a busy weekend for Laois camogie as both the Minor and Intermediate sides take to the field. The Laois minors had a double-score...

LIVE BLOG: Laois v Antrim in the Allianz Hurling League

Brought to you in association with Joe Mallon Motors Portlaoise Laois hurlers are back in O'Moore Park tonight, this time facing Northern competitors Antrim in...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All of today’s CCFL results

Spring finally came for the CCFL this weekend in the region as many of the matches scheduled were able to go ahead for the...

Talking Music: The Kilkenny’s Robbie Campion on a career he loves

Laois man Robbie Campion is doing what he loves for a living. He has been a member of the successful folk group The Kilkennys...

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