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Steven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he's happiest when he's telling stories or kicking a point.

Laois footballers return to winning ways with league win over Sligo

Laois 2-18 Sligo 2-10 Allianz Football League Division 3 The Laois footballers got their promotion hopes back on track thanks to an eight-point win over Sligo...

19 caps for Ireland, the Barbarians and a junior hurling title with Clonaslee –...

The career of Clonaslee's Gerry Culliton is one of the great Laois sports stories. Not long after Gerry Culliton finished his school days in Cistercian...

Wholesale changes to Laois football team for Sunday’s clash with Sligo

Laois manager John Sugrue has announced the starting 15 to play in his side's first home game of this year's Allianz Football League. Sugrue has...

As LaoisToday celebrates its 2nd birthday we look back on the stories we had...

And just like that we are 2!! LaoisToday celebrates its second birthday today, our site having gone live this day two years ago - February...
House Prices are on the rise

Busy December ensures 2018 property sales in Laois show an increase

There was a total of 79 houses sold in Laois in December, making it one of the busiest months of the year for transactions...

‘Hard working’ community man enters election race in Portlaoise as Renua snap up former...

Renua will have a candidate in the Portlaoise Municipal District Area in this year's Local Elections, following the decision of well-known community activist and...

Comment: Why the end of the ‘Gaels’ should be the start of something new

And with that they were gone. The controversial ‘Gaels’ teams that were allowed to operate in Laois for the last three years - and...

Laois have to get ‘cuter’ says Brennan but proud as hurlers show plenty of...

Laois hurling manager Eddie Brennan says his side must get 'cuter' and more 'streetwise' - but he was pleased with the attitude shown against...

Six Talking Points as Laois hurlers go down to Waterford

It was always likely that the Laois hurlers were going to struggle against Waterford in their Allianz Hurling League Division 1B game on Sunday...

Waterford well on top as Laois hurlers suffer heavy defeat

Waterford 4-22 Laois 1-15 Allianz Hurling League Division 1B The Laois hurlers fell to a second successive Allianz Hurling League Division 1B loss this afternoon in...

The story of the Laois man who played rugby for Ireland and was banned...

Only a handful of Laois men have played rugby for Ireland - one of them was Vicarstown native Noel Turley whose only cap came...

Laois players involved as schools rugby season gets under way

There was a number of young Laois rugby players involved in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup this week. Luke Rigney from Portlaoise, whose dad Des...

Hidden cost of family labour needs to be highlighted, argues well-known local farmer

A well-known Laois farmer has hit out at what he deems unfair elements of farm payments - and said that the work put in...

Laois football boss not overly keen on offensive mark as new rules come into...

A raft of new playing rules are currently being trialled in this season's Allianz Football League - but Laois manager John Sugrue isn't a...

Change in Camross as new senior hurling manager appointed for 2019 season

The Camross hurlers will go for an historic three-in-a-row in the Laois SHC in 2019 - and will do so with a new man...

Beef and tillage challenges, CAP reform and unprecedented weather among the talking points at...

The future of beef farming came under the spotlight at the Laois IFA AGM in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel on Monday night, with chairman...

Sugrue pleased as Laois show battling qualities to claim opening league win

Laois manager John Sugrue was pleased with his side's attitude in the second half of their win over Down in Newry on Saturday night...

Brilliant second-half performance sees Laois get the better of Down in league opener

Laois 2-15 Down 1-12 Allianz Football League Division 3 The Laois footballers produced a wonderful second-half performance to get the better of Down in the opening...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois footballers take on Down in opening...

The Laois senior footballers are in Newry this evening as they take on Down in the opening round of their Allianz Football League Division...

Your guide to Laois’s opening Allianz Football League clash away to Down

Laois take on Down in the opening round of their Allianz Football League Division 3 campaign this evening. Here we guide you through what you...

Stradbally in mourning following death of popular member of the community

The Stradbally area is in mourning this evening following the death of John Donohue senior, a popular and widely respected stalwart of the local...

Unusual political marriage as Portlaoise pantomine begins

Politics has a way of throwing up unusual arrangements and agreements and has done so since the beginning of time. This week, as the Portlaoise...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, January 21, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Richard Anderson 37 Upper Beladd, Portlaoise, Laois Ex member of the Defence Forces. Beloved...

Heavy defeats for local rugby clubs in opening round of Towns Cup

The opening round of rugby's Towns Cup took place around Leinster today - but it was a disappointing day for the two Laois clubs...

Football dominates in our 20 most viewed Live Blogs of 2018

The 2018 Laois GAA season finally came to an end last Sunday when Portarlington claimed the U-21 football title for the second successive year. It...

Considerable damage as fire overnight at well-known Laois pub

A well-known Laois pub has been extensively damaged by a fire in the early hours of this morning. Emergency services attended a fire at Caoch...

Eddie Brennan hits out at Fitzgibbon Cup scheduling as Laois players face five games...

Laois hurling manager Eddie Brennan has hit out at the scheduling of the third level Fitzgibbon Cup competition which could see some of his...

New faces on the team as Fine Gael confirm candidates for Graiguecullen-Portarlington District

Fine Gael will run three candidates in the Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal in this year's Local Elections. The party held their selection convention in the Gandon Inn...

Laois TD calls for greater urgency in relation to progess of Abbeyleix hospital

Laois TD Sean Fleming has called for greater urgency to be shown in relation to the progress surrounding Abbeyleix Hospital.  A Steering Group is...

Political rivalry, departed friends and a new perspective as Fine Gael set out their...

The Fine Gael Local Election selection convention for the Portlaoise Municipal District was held in the Killeshin Hotel on Wednesday night - with the...

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