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Ardscoil na Trionoide Athy Junior Football team

Ardscoil Athy way too strong for Good Counsel as they power into South Leinster...

Ardscoil na Trionoide Athy 3-16 Good Counsel 1-5  School’s Junior A South Leinster Football Championship Semi Final There will be big Laois involved in this year's...
Knockbeg College Junior Football Team

Brilliant Byrne sees Knockbeg past Naas CBS and into Junior South Leinster final

Knockbeg College 3-6 Naas CBS 1-10  School's South Leinster Junior 'A' Football Championship Semi Final  Knockbeg College battled their way to a Junior South Leinster final...
Wind Farm

Laois Chamber Alliance urges businesses to register for Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme

Laois Chamber Alliance is urging Laois businesses to check their eligibility and avail of the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS). The Department of Finance...

Only 47 people fined for dumping in Laois in 2022 ‘despite countryside being destroyed’

There was anger in the Laois County Council Chamber yesterday as it was revealed that only 47 people had been fined for dumping in...

Management teams for six Laois GAA squads confirmed for the 2023 season

The management teams for the six Laois GAA hurling and football squads for the 2023 season have been confirmed. The majority of the Senior management...
Mountmellick Clara North Leinster D Final (2)

Heartbreak for Mountmellick Community School as Clara pip them for North Leinster glory

Mountmellick CS 0-11 Ard Scoil Chiarain Clara 1-9 School’s North Leinster Senior ‘D’ Football Championship Semi Final There was heartbreak for Mountmellick Community School in the...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Anne (Nancy) Gillen (née Phelan) Passlands, Monasterevin, Kildare / Mountmellick, Laois Passed away peacefully in the wonderful...

Laois TD urges people to check their passports are in date before booking holidays

Minister Seán Fleming has urged people in Laois to check their passports are in date before booking foreign travel for 2023. With many people preparing...
Bosco Grant RIP

Sadness in Colt and Raheen community following the death of the much-loved Bosco Grant

The small tight-knit community of Colt and Raheen is in mourning this week following the death of the widely popular Bosco Grant. Every GAA club...
Ellen HEaly Mo Nerney

Six Talking Points after the Laois Ladies suffered their first defeat of 2023

It was a bitterly disappointing Sunday for the Laois Ladies as they were beaten by 18 points in St Loman's by Westmeath. Laois never got...
St Peter and Paul's Cemetery Portlaoise

‘Never seen anything like it’ – Concern as no tenders received to carry out...

Concerns have been raised after it was revealed that no tenders were received to carry out works in St Peter and Paul's Cemetery in...
Billy Sheehan Laois

Billy Sheehan: ‘The attitude was good but let’s be honest, it wasn’t a top-level...

Laois football manager Billy Sheehan says it's important that his side take lessons from Sunday's opening round National Football League Division 4 win over...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Laois footballers win in Sligo, Billy Sheehan reaction and tough day...

It was a mixed weekend results wise for the two Laois GAA teams that were in action at venues outside the county. The Laois footballers...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, January 30, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Patrick (Paddy) Walsh Lacka, Ballaghmore, Laois Patrick (Paddy) Joseph Walsh, Lacka, Ballaghmore, Borris in Ossary, Co Laois....

Portarlington pick up a big win on the road while Portlaoise face relegation

Leinster League Division 2A New Ross 29 Portlaoise 17 With relegation all but official, Portlaoise made the trip to Wexford to face mid-table New Ross. It may...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

Abbeyleix, Mountmellick and Emo the big winners on another busy weekend in the CCFL

Combined Counties Cup 2nd Round Abbeyleix Athletic 3 Clara Town A 3 (AET) Abbeyleix win 5-4 on penalties Abbeyleix twice came from behind to bring their Counties...
Evan O'Carroll Laois footballers

Six Talking Points as Laois footballers get off to winning start

The Laois footballers got their Division 4 National League campaign off to a winning start this afternoon in Sligo thanks to a 2-11 to...
Jobs in Laois

All the recent job vacancies as advertised on LaoisToday

There are a number of jobs in Laois being advertised on LaoisToday at the moment. Below we have listed all of the roles advertised on...
Laois footballers

Laois off to winning start with hard-working performance in Sligo

Laois 2-11 Sligo 0-11 National Football League Round 1 Billy Sheehan's Laois kick-started their National Football League Division 4 campaign with a promising win away to...
Mo Nerney and Laura Nerney

Westmeath go goal crazy as Laois Ladies suffer National League Division 2 defeat

Laois 0-11 Westmeath 7-8 Ladies National Football League Division 2 Round 2 The Laois Ladies footballers suffered a big defeat away to Westmeath this afternoon. The two...
LaoisToday Live Blog

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the updates as Laois in National Football League action on...

It might be the last Sunday in January, but it is still a busy day for Laois GAA teams. The National Football League Division 4...

In Pictures: Abbeyleix celebrate fantastic 2022 campaign in style

The Abbeyleix hurlers are enjoying an incredible couple of years with success coming in various different forms. Having put in huge work in the underage...
Trevor Collins

Tough test awaits in Sligo as Laois begin National Football League campaign

NFL Division 4 - Laois v Sligo In Markievicz Park at 2pm And so another year gets underway. Another year to wonder whether the Laois footballers...
Kevin O'Higgins 1918 General Election

Remembering Laois’s role in the famous 1918 General Election

This piece originally appeared on LaoisToday on December 14, the centenary of the historic 1918 election.  It was the final election to include the whole...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, January 29, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Wesley Dempsey Corrig, Portarlington, Laois Wesley passed away peacefully in the loving care of the Palliative team...
Portlaoise Panthers

A tough day in Ulster for the Portlaoise Panthers

Cavan Eagles 57 Portlaoise Panthers 47 Ladies Division 1 22-23 Portlaoise Panthers suffered a big defeat in today's all-important top-of-the-table clash away to Cavan Eagles. Having been...
St Fintan's Hospital Portlaoise

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addresses MIDOC situation following question from Laois TD

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has addressed the situation surrounding the out of hours GP service in Laois - known as MIDOC. At the end of last...
Top stories (13)

The week that was: Our most read stories of the last seven days

1 - Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise announces appointment of new General Manager Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise has announced the appointment of John Joyce as the...
St Brigid General

Fr Paddy: St Brigid’s National Holiday

I love this time of year, a time to embrace brighter evenings and early mornings. Already there are signs of the new spring. Snowdrops,...
Laura Murphy RTE St Brigid

Laois woman set to feature on RTE One documentary on St Brigid

A Laois woman is set to feature in an RTE One documentary ahead of the creation of a new Bank Holiday in honour of...