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Who is the newest world boxing champion? We speak to the TJ Doheny’s former...

Today TJ ‘The Power’ Doheny achieved something that only 20 other Irish men have managed – become a World boxing champion. The 31-year-old’s road to here...

WATCH: Portlaoise pub goes mad as TJ Doheny becomes World Boxing champion

Laois watched in awe as Portlaoise native TJ Doheny became the IBF Junior Featherweight Champion of the world. Doheny was in Japan this morning where he...

BREAKING: Portlaoise boxer Doheny becomes WORLD CHAMPION

Portlaoise boxer TJ 'The Power' Doheny has become the IBF Junior Featherweight Champion of the world. The Portlaoise native was in Japan this morning where...

Ladies championship semi finalists confirmed

The semi final line up in the Laois Ladies senior football championship has been confirmed following last night's games. The championship this year consists of...

Your definitive guide to what is on this weekend in Laois

Brought to you in association with Laois Tourism  This weekend it’s all about celebrating our local heritage as Heritage Week begins on Saturday. The heritage office...

Gardai may search Laois location in Deirdre Jacob investigation

Gardai investigating the disappearance and supposed murder of Deirdre Jacob may search a location in Laois in a bid to solve the 20-year-old case. The...

Councillor Pauline Madigan on making national headlines and a rocky start into Laois politics

On Thursday last, Laois's newest councillor, Pauline Madigan, sat down to speak on LaoisToday's newest Unlaois'd podcast. The Limerick native and IT Carlow lecturer spoke...

Draws made for Leinster club hurling and football championships

We may be less than halfway through the Laois GAA championships at the moment - but the draws were recently made for the Leinster...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 16, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John-Joe Bergin Levalley, Galmoy, Kilkenny / Rathdowney, Laois Unexpectedly at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Sadly...

VIDEO: Laois camogie fan set for All-Ireland competition

A young Portlaoise camogie fan has made it through to the final entries of an All-Ireland Liberty Insurance competition for a chance to play in...

Winner announced for LaoisToday and Jule Spa Competition

To celebrate hitting 19,000 likes on our Facebook page we teamed up with Jule Beauty & Spa, Midlands Park Hotel, for a fantastic prize. We...

Fleming shocked at refusal to extend NTPF to mental health services

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming says he is shocked that the Government is refusing to even consider extending the National Treatment Purchase...

All of Wednesday night’s Laois GAA results

It was a wet one tonight and there were a serious amount of games down for decision. Just two of them were adult games with...

WATCH: Camross Comhaltas gearing up for All Ireland final

Camross Comhaltas are through to the All Ireland Final with an amazing 27 members representing the branch. The event is taking place in Drogheda this...

In Pictures: Scoil Chriost Ri girls celebrate Leaving Cert results

A total of 904 students will receive their Leaving Certificate results across Laois today and the girls from Scoil Chriost Ri were all smiles. While...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College students receive Leaving Cert results

Today was a nerve wracking day for students all over Laois but it was also a proud day and a huge milestone. And some of...

Knockbeg College and Clonaslee College students excel as results revealed

Laois pupils at both ends of the county were celebrating this morning. Students on the Carlow and Offaly borders received their Leaving Cert results in...

THREE Laois students hit the incredible 625 points mark

Wow. This surely must be a first for schools in Laois. A remarkable three Laois students have received top marks in their Leaving Cert results,...

Portlaoise AFC ladies maintain title march with big home win

Portlaoise AFC 7 Park Celtic 0 KDFL So Fresh Entertainment Women's Division 2 Portlaoise Ladies AFC are still in with a chance to win the Division...

In Pictures: 180 students receive brilliant results in Colaiste Iosagain Portarlington

Relief and happiness were the emotions on show in Colaiste Iosagain Portarlington this morning. 180 boys and girls sat the Leaving Cert in June and...

Top marks as Laois student gets 600 points in Cistercian Roscrea

A Laois student has got 600 points in Cistercian College Roscrea, following in the footsteps of his brother who got a similarly impressive result...

Mountrath CS student achieves the maximum 625 points in Leaving Cert

One Mountrath CS student has achieved the maximum 625 points in this year's Leaving Certificate. Christopher Carew received the amazing news today that he obtained...

In Pictures: Tears of joy in Mountmellick CS as students celebrate incredible results

There were tears of joy in Mountmellick Community School this morning as the Leaving Certs results were revealed. Over 70 students sat the exams back...

JOB VACANCY: Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board have a number of posts...

Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board invites applications for the following Part Time Tutor posts which may arise in 2018/2019. Yoga Art Woodwork ...

Mark Doheny: 18 things nobody tells you about the Leaving Cert and starting college

With the Leaving Cert results due out this morning, our man Mark Doheny has some useful life advice to give the young students of...

All of this week’s local golf results from around the clubs

It’s busy on all the golf clubs around the county at the moment and here are the most recent results. We also have a number...

Portlaoise boxer Doheny gearing up for World Title bout

TJ 'The Power' Doheny is gearing up to attempt to do something that only 20 other Irish men have managed - become a World...

In Pictures: Memories of former Portarlington factory come flooding back to life in new...

Long before the current trend for workplace wellness gained popularity, employees at a County Laois factory were enjoying lunchtime concerts, games of ping pong...

LISTEN: Bernard O’Shea reacts to coming ninth in Laois’s Hottest Men list

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant Bar and Eatery The 2018 edition of Laois's Hottest Men was revealed on Monday afternoon and it...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Michael Higgins Esker, Timahoe, Laois Michael Higgins Esker Timahoe Died Aug 11 at The...
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