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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.

LaoisToday.ie move into new offices

The LaoisToday team were delighted to get the keys to their new office facilities in the Portlaoise Enterprise Centre today. Steven Miller, owner and...
Laois County Council Offices

New group seeking to connect Laois people around the world

A new group is being set up by Laois County Council with the aim of engaging and connecting with Laois people around the world. The...

Laois women behind foster care service for dogs

Check out just some of the animals at the Cara Rescue Dogs adoption day on Sunday in Pet World in the Laois Shopping Centre....

All the talking points after Portlaoise advance in Towns Cup

Portlaoise proved too strong for neighbours Portarlington in the opening round of the Towns Cup on Sunday afternoon. Steven Miller picks out some of the...
Logan Nicholson scored a penalty and a conversion but it wasn't enough for Portlaoise

Nicholson guides Portlaoise past Portarlington

Portlaoise 23 Portarlington 15 New Zealander Logan Nicholson was the match winner for Portlaoise in his first experience of Towns Cup rugby as he helped...

Some great pics from The Great Heath 10KM run

Almost 300 hardy souls braved the wind and rain this morning to run The annual Great Heath GAA 10Km run. Check out some of the images...
The Portlaoise Rugby Club are hosting a Family Day next weekend

Remembering 2003 saga and looking forward to Portlaoise v Port Towns Cup clash

It’s a dirty aul day out there today but that shouldn’t deter a large crowd showing up in Portarlington Rugby Club this afternoon for...
Big new for Laois Hire

Laois Hire illuminating Dublin Airport

A Laois company is lighting up Dublin Airport. Laois Hire, one of Ireland’s leading plant and tool hire companie, recently completed the sale of 14...
Charlie Flanagan is set to hit the USA

Minister Flanagan set for US visit

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan will visit Washington DC next week for the first time since Donald Trump’s election as President of the...
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

Laois bow out of Peter McNulty Cup

Limerick 1-8 Laois 0-6 LAOIS’ interest in the Peter McNulty Cup came to an end last night as they went down by five points to...

Laois food producer strikes deal with Ireland’s largest hotel group

Local food producer Paddy O’Connell has agreed a deal with Dalata - Ireland’s largest hotel group - to be the sole supplier of porridge...

Laois actor Byrne picked out by Hot Press as a rising star in 2017

Ballyroan native Emmet Byrne - who is currently starring alongside Amy Huberman in acclaimed RTE drama Striking Out - has been included in Hot...

Laois football clubs to discuss reducing SFC to eight teams

Laois GAA’s football clubs will meet next Monday night to discuss proposals that would reduce the local senior championship to eight teams in 2018. The...

Leinster glory for Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise

Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise 3-6 Colaiste Iosagain Stillorgan 1-7 SCOIL Chriost Ri Portlaoise were crowned Leinster Ladies SFC ‘A’ champions in Clane on Tuesday afternoon...

Former Portlaoise star included in Ireland U-20 rugby squad

Steven Miller Former Portlaoise rugby player Sean Masterson has been included in the Irish U-20 squad for the upcoming Six Nations. Masterson - who is...

Laois hotel listed in Ireland’s Top 25

There has been another boost for Laois hotel Castle Durrow after it was named in Trip Advisor’s list of Ireland’s Top 25 Hotels. The Laois...
The Laois U-17 Celtic Challenge panel has been named

Draws made for Kelly and Palmer Cup competitions

The draw for the Laois GAA pre-season competitions were made at Monday night’s January County Board meeting. Eleven teams will take part in the Kelly...
The Laois U-17 Celtic Challenge panel has been named

Eight ‘Gaels’ teams into 2017 Laois GAA championships

Steven Miller Laois GAA last night (Monday) agreed to allow a number of amalgamated teams compete in their championships in 2017. Last year saw the re-introduction...
The Midlands face Donegal in the Kennedy Cup this evening

Here are all of this week’s CCFL soccer fixtures

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28 All games at 2pm unless stated; first-named team at home U-17 Premier Division Portlaoise v Edenderry Town; Hodson Bay v Willow Park U-17 Division 1 Abbeyleix...
Portarlington Kestrels will take part in the Midland Area Basketball Boards Annual Top 4 Tournament

Final quarter surge not enough for Kestrels in Belfast

Kestrels 86 UUJ Elks 94 Mens Division 1 Kestrels three-game winning streak was brought to an end on this afternoon as they went down by eight...

Thousands turn out for Ballyfin GAA run

Alan Hartnett An estimated 2,000 people braved the cold conditions on Sunday morning to take part in the Ballyfin GAA 6km run - through the...

Edenderry cling on for derby win

Portarlington 12 Edenderry 18 Alan Hartnett Edenderry emerged victorious from this Division 2A encounter with neighbours Portarlington but they had to withstand a tremendous late fightback...
The Laois U-17 Celtic Challenge panel has been named

Laois push Galway all the way in Walsh Cup

Galway 1-19 Laois 0-16 LAOIS’S interest in the Walsh Cup ended in Rathdowney on Sunday afternoon but not after a very good battle from Eamon...
Laois manager Eamonn Kelly

Kelly pleased with newcomers as Walsh Cup run ends

Laois hurling manager Eamonn Kelly says that a number of new players have put themselves in the frame for selection following an encouraging Walsh...

Portlaoise come up short in relegation battle in Mullingar

Portlaoise 21 Mullingar 26 Alan Hartnett A blistering final 20-minute display by Mullingar saw them claim a crucial win in the Leinster League Division 1B relegation...

All the results from the Laois Secondary Schools Cross Country finals

Almost 250 athletes from around the county took part in the Downeys Nissan Laois Secondary School Cross Country finals on Thursday afternoon. On a lovely...

Laois soccer star joins Waterford Utd ahead of 2017 season

Stradbally’s Garry Comerford has agreed terms with Waterford Utd ahead of the 2017 SSE Airtricity League First Division campaign. Comerford - who scored a crucial...

Top Laois honour for Minister Charlie Flanagan

Laois County Council is to bestow its highest honour on local TD and Government Minister Charlie Flanagan. The local authority is hosting an event on...
Gardai are seeking the public's help

Gardai appealing for information following attack in Portarlington

The gardaí are appealing for information after an assault on a 18-year-old man in Portarlington in the early hours of Sunday morning. The local man...
Laois manager Eamonn Kelly

Hurling boss Kelly looking for improvements ahead of Galway clash

Laois hurling manager Eamonn Kelly was happy with his side’s big win over DIT in the Walsh Cup in Rathdowney on Sunday but says...