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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.

Laois charity organisation to cycle 220km for LauraLynn Children’s Hospice

Rathdowney charity organisation Easyriders are travelling 220km in aid of the LauraLynn children's hospice this week. They leave from Rathdowney on Saturday morning at 9am...

Electric Picnic announces top class acts for Comedy Tent

Al Porter, Foil Arms and Hog, The Rubberbandits, Jason Byrne and Neil Delamere are just a few of the famous comedy acts lined up...
The Woodenbridge Paddlers are launching a World Record attempt

Woodenbridge Paddlers set Guinness World Record

The Woodenbridge Paddlers have set a Guinness World Record for their 24 hour water polo challenge. Over 220 participants took part in the 24 hour...

An Abbeyleix man is celebrating after winning national photography competiton

Abbeyleix man Jim Fennelly won Ireland AM's July Camera Club competition earlier last week. Jim was one of three finalists taking photos under the theme of...

Wheel in the Years at the Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally

Now's the chance to get on your bike for the The Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally on August 26 and 27. High Nelly and vintage bicycle...
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WATCH: Live music from Lethean on Damn It TV

Damn It TV is a new channel showing live music and interviews in high-quality broadcasts straight from Leathean, Portlaoise. Their latest episode features local musicians...

Ballyfin Demesne voted fourth best resort hotel in Europe

Ballyfin Demesne has been voted as the fourth best resort in Europe, according to the influential US travel magazine, Travel + Leisure. The hotel was...

In Pictures: Huge success at the first Junior parkrun in Laois

98 boys and girls took in Laois's first ever Junior parkrun on Sunday 30 in Vicarstown . They ran, sprinted and jogged the 2km stretch along...

WATCH: Portarlington singer performs song he wrote for community leader

Portarlington singer/songwriter Aidan Doyle has penned a tribute to fellow Port man Terry Lawlor. In a post on Facebook, Doyle said Lawlor is a great...

15 different characters you’ll see at every Debs

As Debs season is upon us in all its glory, LaoisToday thought it would be good to mention 15 different types of people you...

In Pictures: Family Fun Day in Mountmellick

Over 150 people attended the Family Fun Day organised by the Mountmellick Youth Development Centre (MYDC) on Saturday July 29. The Fun Day was held...

In Pictures: €10,000 raised for Irish Cancer Society by Abbeyleix fashion extravaganza

A total of €10,000 was raised for the Irish Cancer Society at the fashion extravaganza in the Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix, at the weekend. 1,000 pre-owned...

In Pictures: The sun shines for Portlaoise Garden Fete

The annual Portlaoise Garden Fete took place yesterday, Sunday July 30. Crowds young and old attended the event at Clegg’s on the Borris Road, Portlaoise. The...

These stunning photos of Laois are just lovely

Paul Moore is a Tullamore-based photographer - but he often strays across the county boundary to take exquisite photos of Laois, usually using just an...

A local man is bringing the sound of music to Ballyfin Demesne

If you have been lucky enough to visit Ballyfin Demesne, then you might have been lucky enough to hear the beautiful sounds of Portarlington...

The drama concludes in Rathdowney

The Summer Arts Programme 2017 has drawn to a close with three days of drama at the Youth Café in Rathdowney.  Young people from...

Top Tweets and Facebook comments of the Week

We’ve picked our the top Tweets from Laois people and the best comments of the week on our Facebook feed. Do the underwhelmed viewers acknowledge...

The Sunday Interview: The Mountmellick fashion designer carrying on the work of his late...

A Mountmellick man, carrying on the work of his late grandfather is making serious waves in the fashion world, and is hoping to see...

It’s Saturday – so here are the week’s top stories

Review all the top stories of the week with this handy guide. NEWS A young man was assaulted with a hurl in Portlaoise on Thursday...

Your guide to what’s on in Laois over the weekend

Here at LaoisToday we've complied a list of all the hottest events around the county this weekend. FRIDAY, JULY 28 A 1,000 origami crane challenge...

Mountmellick man hopes to make it big in LA

George Blue moved from Mountmellick to LA in June of this year to pursue a career in modelling. "People told me I had a lot...

Laois Martial Arts compete in international event

The Laois Martial Arts team recently made the long trip up to Castlebar to compete in the White Tiger Challenge. The event has grown from...

Portlaoise annual Garden Fete is set for summer fun

Final preparations are underway for the St Peter's annual Garden Fete this Sunday July 30 at Clegg's on the Borris Road, Portlaoise. The event lasts...

A Full Moon Party party for Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic have added a Full Moon Party to their lineup. Over 200 tonnes of sand and palm trees are being shipped in to the...

Car boot sale at Heritage House Abbeyleix

Have you ever wanted to sell unwanted goods? Or are you the type of person who loves a good browse? The Heritage House Abbeyleix are...
Slieve Bloom GAA club was vandalised over the weekend

Slieve Bloom GAA Club vandalised

Slieve Bloom GAA Club suffered from careless vandalism over the past weekend. The dugouts, stone walls and advertising signs were vandalised with graffiti sometime between...

Laois Food businesses to receive new training

Up to thirty food businesses in Laois will be able to receive specialist training and mentoring to help develop their business this September. 'Connect 2...
Re-enactment of a battle

Rathdowney war hero will be remembered at historical re-enactment

Bob's Bar Durrow and Durrow High Nelly Club are hosting a re-enactment of the Third Battle of Ypres on Sunday 20 August. During this historic...

A MUST-WATCH: Music Generation Laois perform beautiful rendition of Carrick-a-Rede

Music Generation Laois performed a beautiful rendition of Carrick -a-Rede in Kavanagh's Bar & Venue last Saturday night. The young trad group performed the Cathie...

Planning permission granted for new St Francis school building

Planning permission has been granted for the new St Francis School transfer and build on the site of the old St. Paul's Primary School,...

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