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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.

Gardai appealing for information following dangerous driving incident in Portarlington

Gardaí in Portlaoise are appealing to the public who may have witnessed an incident involving a motorcyclist in Portarlington on Easter Sunday evening. Gardaí are...

O’Dempsey’s win again to continue solid league form

O'Dempsey's 2-16 The Heath 2-10 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A Reigning league champions O'Dempsey's are up to second place in ACFL Division 1A thanks to...

The 2019 Laois Rose of Tralee winner is …

The Laois Rose of Tralee for 2019 is 21-year-old student nurse Sarah Bergin. Clonad woman Sarah Bergin wowed the crowds and each of the three...

High profile hurling managers to speak at Portlaoise fundraiser

The last two All Ireland hurling winning managers will speak at breakfast event in the Killeshin Hotel and Leisure Club in Portlaoise next week. Limerick...

Former Olympic athlete to take part in Laois 5km run this weekend

The weekly Vicarstown 5km parkrun has been hugely popular since it started in the winter of 2014, taking place every Saturday morning at 9.30am...

Sadness in Portarlington as the legendary Bill Bolton passes away

Portarlington GAA club, the town and the surrounding areas are in mourning this evening following the death of Bill Bolton, a legendary in sporting...

Prestigious Sigerson Cup honour for Laois footballer

Laois footballer Evan O'Carroll has been included in the Sigerson Cup team of the season, having been named at full-forward on the star-studded Electric...

Election memories on the way as LaoisToday set to take trip down a political...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union This time six weeks we'll be in the thick of it. The canvassing will be...

WATCH: Relief as nobody injured in shocking M7 Motorway fire

Laois County Fire and Rescue Services have confirmed that nobody was injured in the fire on the M7 Motorway earlier this evening that saw...

BREAKING: Massive fire on M7 motorway outside Portlaoise

Traffic is currently being diverted off the M7 Motorway at Junction 15 between Portlaoise and Monasterevin due to a fire. Emergency services are at the...

Ballylinan get the better of Emo – and all of Friday night’s Laois GAA...

Ballylinan 1-17 Emo 2-9 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1B Ballylinan moved top of Division 1B thanks to an impressive win away to Emo this evening. Goals...

Former Paypal boss offers to head up taskforce in Laois with tourism, local hubs,...

Louise Phelan, the Laois woman who was Paypal's vice president of global operations Europe, Middle East and Africa for 13 years before recently stepping...

Election Diary: Fianna Fáil urged to pull the plug, video stars and hospital concerns

Brought to you association with People First Credit Union Full house in Rathdowney as Fianna Fáil urged to 'pull the plug' Brendan Phelan - an independent...
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

Garvan among the goalscorers as St Joseph’s and Portarlington record league wins

Former Laois great Noel Garvan grabbed a goal for St Joseph's as they moved up to second place in ACFL Division 1A this evening...

Portlaoise ease to big win over Ballyroan-Abbey and all of tonight’s Laois GAA results

Portlaoise 3-13 Ballyroan-Abbey 0-10 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A Portlaoise welcomed back their Laois contingent this evening as they recorded a comfortable win away to...

New car sales down again in March but Laois figures compare strongly with bordering...

New car registrations for the month of March are down over 5% across the country when compared to this time last year, continuing a...

Nine Talking Points as Laois footballers go down to Westmeath in league final

Brought to you in association with Cllr Brendan Phelan The Laois senior footballers wrapped up their Allianz Football League Division 3 campaign in Croke Park...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois go for Division 3 glory

Brought to you in association with Cllr Brendan Phelan The Laois senior football team go for their second league title in 12 months this evening in Croke...

Weekend Read: Remembering the classic three-game minor saga between Laois and Westmeath in 1995

Brought to you in association with Cllr Brendan Phelan Laois and Westmeath have played out many big battles over the years but the one that...

Your guide to Saturday’s Allianz Football League Division 3 final between Laois and Westmeath

Brought to you in association with Cllr Brendan Phelan The Laois football team will play Westmeath in the Allianz Football League Division 3 final in Croke Park...

Croke Park Diary: Team of the league, fantasy semi-finals and 2011 league final loss

Brought to you in association with Cllr Brendan Phelan A Division 3 league final will never be the biggest deal in the GAA calendar –...

JOB VACANCY: Oakdale Nursing Home have a new vacancy to fill

Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington are looking to fill the following position: Health Care Assistant Required for: Part-Time Shifts (Mornings, Weekdays & Weekends) Requirements: Be passionate about caring for...

Croke Park Diary: Ticket details, referee appointed and fantasy forwards

Brought to you in association with Cllr Brendan Phelan A Division 3 league final will never be the biggest deal in the GAA calendar -...

TV coverage confirmed for Laois’s Allianz Football League Division 3 final

Brought to you in association with Cllr Brendan Phelan The Laois football team will play Westmeath in the Allianz Football League Division 3 final in...

Portlaoise rugby players put club loyalties aside in schools final

The rugby season is beginning to wind down across the country at schools and club level but there was a game played this week...

New candidate in the mix in Portlaoise ahead of Local Elections

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Well-known local homelessness activist Tom Duffy has become the latest candidate to throw his hat...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

Wins for Clough-Ballacolla, Rosenallis and Rathdowney-Errill as Division 1 gets underway

The opening round of Division 1 of the hurling took place today with some interesting battles occurred. Chief among them was the meeting of back-to-back...

Remembering the career of Bobby Miller – who made a huge contribrition to Laois...

Brought to you in association with Cllr Ben Brennan The Laois and Carlow footballers are set to do battle this afternoon in a crucial game...

Disappointment for Panthers and Portlaoise ladies rugby

There was disappointment for both the ladies of Portlaoise Panthers basketball and Portlaoise rugby as they went down in their respective games today. The Portlaoise...
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

Emo and Courtwood share the spoils in seven-goal thriller

Emo 3-13 Courtwood 4-10 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1B Competitive meetings between parish rivals Courtwood and Emo have been rare enough occurrences over the years...

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