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WATCH: Laois man features on BBC dating show

Episode one of Na Gael Marys took place on BBC Two last night and a Laois man was the subject of the show. Courtwood native...

Ed Sheeran very nearly called his iconic song ‘Portlaoise Girl’

Ed Sheeran so nearly catapulted Portlaoise on to the international stage - as he told Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show in 2017...

Late Late Show line-up revealed for final episode of the series

The final Late Late Show of the 2019-2020 season will take place tomorrow night. And the line-up for the show has just been announced. Earlier in...

Marty and Bernard coming to Laois for final episode of hit RTE show

Laois comedian Bernard O'Shea and RTE commentator Marty Morrissey's latest series of their hit TV show will come to an end in Laois tonight. The...

Sopranos set to wow at ninth weekly Laois parish online lunchtime concert

The Rathdowney church online concert has increased in popularity since it began nine weeks ago - and it is back once again today. This week’s...

Portlaoise Musical Society nominated for seven national awards

Portlaoise Musical Society have been nominated for seven Association of Irish Musical Societies awards. All of the nominations relate to their smash hit show 'Ragtime'. Shane...

Laois actor confirms hit Netflix show to return for second series

Laois actor Robert Sheehan has confirmed that his hit Netflix show 'Umbrella Academy' is to return for a second series. The first season was set...

Laois band launch poem and song contest about their town

Popular Laois band The Finns have launched a poem and song contest. Rathdowney Song and Poem Contest is a competition dedicated to bring the stories...

BREAKING: New Laois music and arts festival rescheduled to 2021

The brand new music and arts festival set to take place in Emo this summer has been rescheduled to 2021 due to Coronavirus. Forest Fest,...

Late Late Show lineup announced for second last show of the series

The second last Late Late Show of the 2019-2020 season will take place tomorrow night. And the line-up for the show has just been announced. As...

REVEALED: Electric Picnic confirm dates of 2021 festival

The 2021 Electric Picnic will take place between September 3 and 5. The news has been announced by organisers in the last few minutes. Anyone...

Great line up announced for this week’s Late Late Show

The line up for Friday night’s Late Late Show has just been announced. Joining Ryan Tubridy on the show will be the ultimate crooner -...

New series of Laois comedian and RTE commentator’s TV show gets underway tonight

This was a great laugh the last time - and we're hoping the second installment will be just as good. Laois comedian Bernard O'Shea has...

BREAKING: Electric Picnic is CANCELLED for 2020 and ticket details confirmed

Electric Picnic has been cancelled for 2020. Organisers have confirmed the news in a statement. They said: "Sadly the Electric Picnic 2020 will no longer be...

Fifth annual Buds & Blossoms Festival falls victim to Coronavirus

The Buds and Blossoms Laois Garden Festival has become the latest event to be cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This June was set to see...

Star-studded line-up for this week’s Late Late Show announced

The line up for Friday night's Late Late Show has just been announced. Joining Ryan Tubridy on the show will be Ireland's James Bond -...

Electric Picnic headliners reschedule World Tour to 2021

Back in February, which feels an eternity ago now, Rage Against The Machine were announced as one of the headline acts for the 2020...

WATCH: Laois comedians making videos in lockdown to brighten Coronavirus gloom

Two Laois men have teamed up to create some funny videos aimed at lifting the Coronavirus gloom. Portlaoise's Jimmy Kavanagh and Mountmellick's Matthew Snelgrove are...

The story of ‘Do It For Dan’ set to feature on Late Late Show

The story of the incredibly successful 'Do It For Dan' fundraiser will feature on tomorrow night's Late Late Show. In March of this year, Laois...

Laois Councillor says it would be ‘madness’ for Electric Picnic to go ahead in...

A Laois County Councillor has said that it would be 'madness' to allow the Electric Picnic go ahead as planned in September. The government announced...

Electric Picnic promoter says ‘most shows will go back 12 months’ following new Coronavirus...

The owner of MCD, Dermot Desmond, who promotes the Electric Picnic music festival, says that 'most shows will go back 12 months' following the...

From Buckingham Palace to the Wembley Arena – Laois musician remembers life as a...

He played everywhere from Buckingham Palace to Wembley Arena and was a rising star on the British music scene for a while. For Laois...

Electric Picnic promoter hopeful that 2020 festival can go ahead

The promoter of the Electric Picnic says that he remains 'optimistic' that the festival can go ahead in September. A range of music events such...

LTinder – New LaoisToday dating app launched for Laois people looking for love

LaoisToday are delighted to announce details of a new localised dating service that will help people from the county find a date, a potential...

Check out these incredibly talented Durrow sisters as they sing a song a day

This Coronavirus and the various restrictions to limit its spread has the entire world at home with nowhere to go and not a whole...

WATCH: Young Laois girl remixes Gavin James hit in tribute to nurses, doctors and...

A young Laois girl has remixed the words to Irish singer Gavin James' hit song 'Nervous' and turned it into a beautiful tribute to...

Laois Walks Festival announces decision to defer 2020 edition

The popular Laois Walks Festival has announced that they will defer their 2020 festival until later in the year due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The...

Dublin footballer Brogan regrets 2007 behaviour towards Laois in TG4 documentary

Dublin footballer Alan Brogan is the subject of a TG4 documentary this evening. The 38-year-old Oliver Plunketts forward retired from inter-county action in 2015 and...

Laois men sought to become Rose of Tralee escorts

2019 Rose of Tralee Dr Sinéad Flanagan and the Rose Escort of the Year Jamie Flannery, have put a call-out to the men of...

BREAKING: Brand new music and arts festival announced for Laois

Well this is exciting. Laois, the home of the Electric Picnic, has a new boutique festival which is bound to fetch the crowds and rave...