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Laois man Reilly earns first Irish rugby cap defeating England

Wednesday April 24 was a tremendous day for young William Reilly, who earned his first ever Irish cap as part of the Ireland Under-18...

Gardai seek information on reckless driving incident in Laois

Gardaí Portlaoise are appealing to a number of motorists that may have witnessed incidents of dangerous driving between 12 midnight and 12.45am last night...

Our guide to what’s on at the weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism  It’s the weekend again and it’s a busy one. There’s Dinosaurs in Portlaoise Shopping Centre on Thursday, and Pat...

Laois minor hurlers confirm panel, captain and vice-captain

The Laois minor hurlers begin their 2019 championship campaign this weekend at home to Westmeath and manager Enda Lyons has confirmed his panel as...

Why you need to hear about Blackberry Hearing …

Many people suffer hearing loss with age, so that by age 70, many of us already need help. Recent studies indicate that our mental wellbeing...

Laois Chamber to be revived as CEO position is advertised

Considerable progress is being made to re-establish a Laois Chamber of Commerce in the county. Up until this month, Laois was one of only...

O’Mahony Careers launch Instagram account as CAO Change of Mind set to open

O’Mahony Careers  are launching their Instagram account in conjunction with the opening of the CAO Change of Mind on May 6.  Now you can...

Get ready to explore breathtaking walkways with the Laois Camino this weekend

Some of Ireland's most breathtaking beauty lies at the heart of county Laois, and now you can experience it with the fabulous Laois Camino...

In Pictures: Portlaoise CBS all set for massive musical production

While most students in the country have been enjoying their Easter break, a large cohort from a Laois secondary school have been busy fine...

PROFILED: The Laois minor camogie panel vying for All-Ireland glory

This weekend sees the Laois minor camogie team travel to Nenagh to take on Limerick in the All-Ireland 'B' final. Robert Jones's side have had...

Election Diary: Moving the Court House from main street, taking to the streets and...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Take the Court House off Main Street - Dunne  Portlaoise municipal district election candidate Dominic Dunne...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, April 25, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Tom Ivory Church St, Ballinakill, Laois Tom died at his son's residence in Birmingham,...

Discover the possibilities at Abbeyleix Further Education Open Day

Abbeyleix Further Education and Training Centre are holding an Open Day on Thursday, May 2, from 10am to 1pm. Discover the possibilities by meeting our staff...

In Pictures: Order of Malta Regional Cadet First Aid and Home Nursing Competition

The Portlaoise Unit of the Order of Malta hosted the Regional Cadet First Aid and Home Nursing Competitions on Saturday in the Portlaoise CBS...

Multi-use sport ground to be built in growing Laois community

A multi-use sport ground will be built in Graiguecullen to cater for the growing young population in the area. This news was revealed at the...
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Laois Open Door Theatre bring the ‘Perfect Wedding’ to Abbeyleix

Direct from sell out performances in the Dunamaise Theatre, Laois Open Door Theatre final performance of the 'Perfect Wedding' by Robin Hawdon is taking...

Election Diary: Digital hub in Rathdowney, unusual political meeting, Main Street Portlaoise and 120...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Plans to launch Erkina digital hub in Rathdowney  A Laois councillor is working on launching a...

JOB VACANCY: Laois Sawmills looking to hire full-time receptionist

Laois Sawmills are now recruiting for Full Time Receptionist for a busy office. Laois Sawmills Limited is based on the outskirts of Portlaoise and is...

Glowing tributes paid to councillor John Moran at his last ever municipal district meeting

It was an emotional day at Laois County Council offices today as Cathaoirleach of Portlarington/Graiguecullen John Moran sat in the head seat for his...

Portlaoise world champion Doheny all set for super bantamweight unification bout

The stage is stage at California's iconic Forum reigning IBF Super Bantamweight world champion TJ Doheny for his upcoming unification fight this weekend. Not one...

Portlaoise Panthers quartet selected to represent Ireland in the World Masters basketball championships

Portlaoise Panthers are certainly making huge strides for themselves on the national and international basketball scene. Fresh from seeing the Scoil Chríost Rí basketball team...

Globes and medals galore as Laois dancers excel at World Dancing Championships

The three Laois dancing schools who competed in the recent an Comhdhail World Championships returned from Killarney with a sackful of medals and globes. Lynam...

In Pictures: Bank holiday madness leaves Glenbarrow residents urgently calling for more parking spaces

Warm weather and bank holiday weekends have many people from both within and outside of Laois descend onto Glenbarrow waterfall for a day out. However...

In Pictures: The Harps and Camross delight in celebrating Laois Feile successes

Bank Holiday Monday saw two teams go through to the All-Ireland Feile na nGael competition in Cork this coming June. The Harps qualified in the...

Cup finals down for decision in this week’s CCFL soccer fixtures

Combined Counties Football League Fixtures Week 32 We're getting down to the business end of the local soccer season - with an amount important CCFL...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Louise (Lucy) Hillard Graigueafulla, Clonaslee, Laois / Santry, Dublin Louise (Lucy) Hilliard Graigueafulla, Clonaslee...

Last gasp Whelan free salvages draw for Laois in minor opener

Laois 0-11 Carlow 0-11 Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship Round 1 A last gasp Brian Whelan free salvaged a draw for Laois in their Leinster...

In Pictures: Abbeyleix Golf Club hosts Mrs Phil Ryan’s Prize

Mrs Phil Ryan's Prize golf event took place over two days last month in Abbeyleix Golf Club. On March 23 and 24, lady golfers battled...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois minor footballers face Carlow in Leinster...

The Laois minor footballers begin their Leinster championship campaign this evening in IT Carlow against Carlow. This is the first of three group games and...

€20,000 worth of drugs found in Portlaoise searches

During an intelligence led operation on Thursday April 18, Revenue officers seized a package containing 1 kilo of herbal cannabis with an estimated street...
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