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In Pictures: Serious craic as Ballinakill and Abbeyleix hurlers take to the ring

Well this looked like serious craic! Abbeyleix and Ballinakill GAA players had the fight of their lives at the weekend as they faced off in...

In Pictures: Laois trio rub shoulders with legendary musician

There was a real buzz just over the border in Athy this afternoon as a legendary musician was in town - and three Laois...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois’ Tionól for Harps and Pipes a huge success

Music Generation Laois’ annual Tionól for Harps and Pipes, now in its third year, took place in Portlaoise recently. Over 100 young musicians and 20...

In Pictures: All systems go as Portlaoise Musical Society set for epic Titanic production

The Dunamaise Arts Centre was a hive of activity this evening as the Portlaoise Musical Society launched their latest production - a suitably ambitious...

In Pictures: Beat the Barge celebrates successful seventh year running

The annual Vicarstown Beat the Barge event was back was a bang on Monday, October 29. This year the 4km run had a spooky Halloween...

In Pictures: Successful Portarlington GAA fundraiser brings new dressing rooms closer

There was a huge crowd in The Heritage Hotel in Killenard at the weekend for Portarlington GAA's €20K Drop. The club are raising money in...

An exciting weekend of events awaits in the Leaves Festival of Writing and Music

The annual Leaves Festival of Writing and Music is just around the corner and promises to be another tremendous three days of events.  'Leaves' celebrates...

Charity Ball with a difference set to rock Laois

We've all heard of different fundraisers and charity balls for important causes, but this one has an added twist. Laois woman Gail Clear is organising...
Competitors crossing the line at the Beat the Barge in Vicarstown

Beat the Barge is back for its seventh year running

The annual Vicarstown Beat the Barge run in back - and it's here with a difference. This year the 4km run has a theme -...

In Pictures: Big turnout for Barnashrone National School’s 5k Run

What a great day was had here by all. Punters gathered to beautiful autumn sunshine recently to take part in the Barnashrone NS Fun Run This...

Your full guide to what’s on in Laois this Bank Holiday weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism It’s a long weekend, it’s a Halloween weekend and there is so much to do. Catherine Fulvio is in Abbeyleix...
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Race Night fundraiser for local soccer club Towerhill Rovers

A great night's entertainment is in store in the Welcome Inn on Friday as local soccer club Towerhill Rovers host a Race Night. Towerhill Rovers...

In Pictures: Big names turn out for official launch of Lilly’s Bar in Portlaoise

Lilly's Bar and Restaurant is the newest venue in Portlaoise and it has proven a big hit since it opened its doors to business...

Dad of ill Laois girl who featured on ‘The Town’ series to appear on...

Laois people are on some roll when it comes to appearing on Winning Streak at the moment. Retired tailor, Vincent Keegan, from Portlaoise, won a...

Laois band getting ready to rock at home and away

Laois band Cua are getting ready to rock both inside and outside of Ireland next weekend. John Davidson, Shane Booth and Ros O’Meara are three...

Popular Portlaoise woman wins big on Winning Streak

Fair play Mary, you did us proud! Mary Flynn from Portlaoise appeared on Ireland's most popular game show this evening - Winning Streak. The Portlaoise Hospital...

Mountmellick woman set to wow crowds at Dunamaise show

A renowned singer and musician is coming to the Dunamaise Arts Centre for a special show on Saturday. The show is called 'Saluting the Brave'...

Popular Laois woman set to appear on Winning Streak

Laois people are on a serious run at making it on to the tele at the minute. Portlaoise woman Mary Flynn was pulled out of...

Well-known Laois family set to take part in popular TV show

Ireland's Fittest Family returns to our TV screens in less than two weeks time and we will have Laois representation. LaoisToday understands that a very...

In Pictures: Laois Hospice fundraiser draws the crowds

The staff at the Heritage Hotel and Spa certainly know how to organise a fundraiser. On Sunday, October 7, a fundraising event was held for...

In Pictures: Portlaoise primary school bursting with colour for a good cause

A blast of colour went off in Gaelscoil Phortlaoise today as they raised funds for a very worthy cause. The pupils and teachers at the...

Portlaoise actor Sheehan opens up on his life of drugs, sex and fame

Portlaoise actor Robert Sheehan has opened up about drugs, his sex life and the effects of fame in a wide ranging interview with Hot...

Two Laois authors set to launch books at upcoming Leaves Festival

  Two Laois authors are set to officially launch their books at the upcoming Laois Leaves Festival of Writing and Music. Helen Cullen and John Whelan will...

Laois actor set to star in new Netflix series

Portlaoise actor Robert Sheehan is returning to the small screen with a starring role in a new ten-part Netflix series. Sheehan is no stranger to...

Musical fundraiser to be held for young people at cardiac risk

Lennon's of Durrow will play host to a fundraiser event for CRY Ireland (Cardiac Risk in the Young) on Saturday, October 13. The highly visual...

Last chance to enter Ireland’s Got Talent … and they want Laois acts!

The hit entertainment show, Ireland’s Got Talent, is back. Producers are hitting the road on the lookout for the hottest variety acts around the country. But...

In Pictures: Rosenallis turns up the style stakes for their GAA fashion show

Over 250 people turned out to Rosenallis Community Hall to see the lads and ladies of Rosenallis GAA strut their stuff on the catwalk...

In Pictures: 40 great photos from the Portarlington Debs

Colaiste Iosagain in Portarlington are always the last school in Laois to hold their debs and they stuck once again with their late September...

Our guide to what’s coming up this weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism  It’s a busy weekend in Laois! The Ogham Tree Festival is the newest Laois festival and runs this Saturday...

Internationally acclaimed movie filmed in Laois set for homecoming

A film which was shot mainly in Laois will have its homecoming next month. Lost & Found, Irish Writer/Director Liam O Mochain’s 3rd feature film,...
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