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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.

Former Dublin manager Lyons recalls famous 2003 loss to Laois in new book

One of Laois's most memorable football wins is the 2003 Leinster semi-final triumph over Dublin, a triumph that stunned the Dubs and sent Laois...

New map shows the areas in Laois supplied by water source at centre of...

A Laois community group locked in conflict with Eirgrid over the proposed development of a substation in their area say that the site is...

Warm welcome for social housing in Stradbally

Local Councillor Tom Mulhall has welcomed the announcement of €1.2m funding to Laois County Council for the provision of six new social homes at...

In Pictures: Huge crowds turn out as local priest brings to book his incredible...

The GAA Centre in Portarlington is a big place but it was packed on Friday night as local priest Fr Sean Hyland launched a...

Ballinakill and Abbeyleix hurling amalgamation bid fails as club members have their say

The proposed hurling amalgamation between Ballinakill and Abbeyleix won't be going ahead as it failed to get sufficient support from the club's Extraordinary General...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All of this week’s CCFL soccer fixtures as things begin to wind down for...

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas alright - the soccer fixtures are getting considerably lighter. The CCFL leagues will take a break after...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

New faces in the mix as Eddie Brennan names first Laois hurling team

The Laois hurlers begin their 2019 competitive campaign with a Walsh Cup game against Offaly in Birr on Sunday and new manager Eddie Brennan...

Gardai appeal for information following hit and run in Portlaoise

Portlaoise Gardai are making an appeal for information following a hit and run in the tow on Monday of this week. "At around 1pm on...

New candidates welcomed into the fold as Fianna Fail target gains in 2019 Local...

A high-profile battle, three new candidates welcomed into the fold, TDs from two different constituencies, a selection of their stalwarts from the past, news...

Huge potential in Portlaoise says Supermac’s owner Pat McDonagh – but planning delays continue...

Pat McDonagh, the Galway businessman behind Supermac's and owner of a number of hotels around the country including the Killeshin in Portlaoise, has said...

Madigan and Ormond added as Fianna Fáil finalise General Election candidates

The political parties are busy getting ready for three elections at the moment - Local, European and General. While the Local and Europeans are set...

Fianna Fail complete their team for 2019 Local Elections

The Fianna Fail team for the 2019 Local Elections in Laois is now complete following their selection convention for the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick and Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal...

Laois football team named for O’Byrne Cup opener against Meath

The Laois football team to take on Meath in the opening round of the 2019 O'Byrne Cup has been named. Laois take on Meath this...

Goals the key as Clough-Ballacolla march on in U-21 hurling

Clough-Ballacolla 3-13 Portlaoise 2-7 Laois Shopping Centre U-21 HC Round 1 Clough-Ballacolla were beaten after a replay in last year's U-21 final but they made a...

Gardai investigating after forestry workers discover body of missing man outside Portlaoise

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of the body of a man in Straboe outside Portlaoise on Tuesday morning.  At 8.55am on Tuesday, Gardaí received...

Back to the future as popular hotel manager takes charge in the Killeshin Hotel...

Anyone dropping into the Killeshin Hotel in recent times will notice a familar face knocking around the place as Michael Murphy has recently been...

In Pictures: Festive spirit as lights go on in Timahoe

There's a great little community in Timahoe and that was evident again when the Christmas lights were officially switched on by Cllr Paschal McEvoy...

Ballyroan 10 mile and Santa Fun Run us on this weekend

The Ballyroan 10 Mile is back for another year! The race, which is on this Saturday, December 8, will be run over 10 miles along...

Heritage Hotel in Killenard has been sold for €9m

The five-star Heritage Hotel in Killenard has been acquired by FBD Hotels & Resorts for around €9m. FBD Hotels and Resorts runs four hotels in...
Ballinakill hurlers have a new manager

Camross ease past Borris-Kilcotton to book U-21 semi-final place

Camross 3-19 Borris-Kilcotton 0-11 Laois U-21 HC Quarter-final Three first-half goals helped Camross book their place in the Laois U-21 HC semi-final as they proved too...

Social welfare waiting times are unacceptable, claims local TD

Fianna Fáil TD for Kildare South Fiona O'Loughlin has expressed huge concerns over the delays in processing social welfare payments. “Through a series of Parliamentary...

Over €200,000 in funding awarded to Mountmellick Development Association for new business centre

Mountmellick Development Association have been awarded funding of over €200,000 from the Regional Enterprise fund for the establishment of a business centre that will...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All of this weekend’s CCFL soccer fixtures

The weather hit last weekend's games hard but there is another busy schedule of CCFL soccer games on this weekend. You can check out the...

WATCH: Beautiful clip from new film about Portlaoise by Anne Marie Kelly

What makes 12 primary school children want to go back to class at the weekend? What makes a former County Manager admit to making mistakes?...

Portlaoise grind out hard-fought win in Leinster League

Portlaoise 11 Newbridge 10 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A A late penalty from Jack Reddin helped Portlaoise to a hard-fought win away to Newbridge this...

Sadness at death of well-known business man Liam Linden

The death has occurred of Liam Linden, a well-known business man in Laois who left a deep imprint in business, GAA, golf and charity...

Comerford leads the way as The Harps claim U-19 hurling glory

The Harps 1-16 Camross 2-11 - After extra time Laois Shopping Centre U-19 HC Final Having lost both the Senior 'A' and minor final, The Harps...

Laois-Offaly Garda division launch new Youth Awards in association with Supermac’s

The Laois-Offaly Garda division in association with Supermac's are calling for entries for the inaugural Garda Youth Awards following their official launch today in...

Fleadh officials to visit Laois this weekend as local bid gathers momentum

An important step in the Portlaoise bid to host the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil will be taken on Saturday when members of the Leinster...

LaoisToday merchandise – including our very popular hats – now on sale!!

We may be slightly (just slightly) biased but we believe that the must-have fashion item of this winter is the new LaoisToday Bobble Hat. We've...

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