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Laois Hunt Point to Point

With good weather forecast, the Laois Point to Point in Stradbally this Sunday promises...

How about a trip to the races in Stradbally next Sunday? Laois Foxhounds hold their second spring Point-to-Point this Sunday, May 15, on the grounds...
Ireland's Fittest Family

Laois families sought as applications open for Ireland’s Fittest Family 2022

Laois families have a great track record on the hugely popular Ireland’s Fittest Family TV programme – and we are being sought once again. The...
Laois Rose Sarah Bergin

Laois Rose not to be held until 2023 as new format in place

Like everything the Rose of Tralee event had to be postponed for two years running because of the Coronavirus. And though it is returning to...
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In Pictures: Music Generation Laois return to The Malt House for two days of...

Music Generation Laois made a triumphant return to The Malt House in Stradbally over the weekend. They did this with a series of performances as...
Electric Picnic General

Final chance to get tickets as Electric Picnic announce details of Tour de Picnic

If you missed out on Electric Picnic tickets this year and still wish to go - well then there is still a way to...
The Lost Messiahs

Popular Laois band The Lost Messiahs release new single

Laois band The Lost Messiahs, who will play at Electric Picnic and the new Forest Fest in Emo this year, have released a new single,...
Cua Dunamaise

Laois band cua set for Dunamaise homecoming after 15-date UK tour

Dunamaise welcomes cua, one of the most amazing bands to come from Laois over the last decade, as they return home after a 15-date...
Forest Fest The Waterboys

‘The Whole of the Moon’ – Legendary band The Waterboys confirmed for new Laois...

The Waterboys have been added to the line-up for the brand new Laois music festival, Forest Fest, this July. In what’s a major coup for...
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Six new acts added to Forest Fest ahead of July music festival

Laois's newest music festival, Forest Fest, which is scheduled to take place in Emo this summer, has added more acts. With over 30 acts already...

In Pictures: Glorious Castle Durrow hosts first Midlands Regional PPN since Covid-19

Laois PPN hosted the first in person Midlands Regional PPN Meeting since before Covid-19. The MRPPN allows the PPNS of the Midlands to share information...
Forest Fest new

Brand new Laois music and arts festival hits the spot with Hot Press listing

Ireland’s newest music and arts festival, Forest Fest at Emo is hitting all the right notes with fans for its exciting, entertaining, and eclectic...
TriLaois

After two year Covid-19 enforced absence – TriLaois is set to return this weekend

Trilogy Triathlon Club have announced that their annual race - TriLaois - is back. After a two year break, due to Covid, the much loved...
Abbeyleix Faoin Speir

In Pictures: Glorious weather as special event in Abbeyleix draws the crowds

Celebrating the return of audiences to the arts, Dunamaise Arts Centre presented ‘A Sunday Afternooon’ in Abbeyleix as part of re:CENTRING Laois last weekend. Abbeyleix...
Great House Revival Maryrose Simpson Stradbally

Laois woman’s stunning house renovation set to feature on popular RTE show this weekend

Stradbally will be the focus of prime time television on Sunday evening in the latest episode of a popular RTE show. The Great House Revival...
Laois minor footballers new

Laois minor football team named for Leinster championship Round 2 against Dublin

The Laois minor football team to take on Dublin in Round 2 of the Leinster championship has been named. Manager Conor Gorman has made three...

In Pictures: All smiles as special event in Mountrath goes down a treat

Celebrating the return of audiences to the arts, Dunamaise Arts Centre presented ‘A Sunday Afternooon’ in Mountrath as part of re:CENTRING Laois last weekend. Laois...
Rock of Dunamase Field Trip 01

In Pictures: Successful ‘Know your Locality’ course finishes with field trip to Rock of...

The successful “Know your Locality” course has finished its second booked out run in Laois with a field trip to discover the hidden secrets...
Re-Centring Mountrath

Electric Picnic artist among those to attend special event in Mountrath this weekend

Celebrating the return of audiences to the arts, Dunamaise Arts Centre will present 'A Sunday Afternooon' in Mountrath as part of re:CENTRING Laois this...
Forest Fest Emo

Line-up and ticket details announced as huge interest grows in Forest Fest in Emo...

Tickets for the much-anticipated Forest Fest at Emo Village in Laois go on sale today, Friday, March 25, at 12 noon. The inaugural festival which is...
Forest Fest new

Lineup announced for new three-day Emo music festival this summer

Over 30 acts across two stages in the idyllic setting of Emo village will be the soundtrack to the summer of 2022 at Forest...
Home Advantage

Popular RTE game show seeking Laois families to take part in new series

RTE is seeking Laois families to come forward and take part in the new series of their popular TV game show. Home Advantage is general...
Forest Fest

The Stunning set to feature at new music and arts festival – Forest Fest...

A new music festival, Forest Fest, will take place in Emo this summer over three days in July. Forest Fest, a new music and arts...
Electric Picnic

It’s a sell out! Remaining Electric Picnic tickets go in 30 minutes

Electric Picnic 2022 went on sale today at 9am with tickets for this year’s event selling out in 30 minutes. With the event cancelled in each of the...
Kean Kavanagh

Young Portlaoise man among the acts as Electric Picnic returns

Kean Kavanagh from Portlaoise is among the performers that will be on stage at this year's Electric Picnic. The talented musician, who performed previously at...
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BREAKING: Electric Picnic line-up announced as festival to return for first time since 2019

The line-up for the 2022 Electric Picnic music and arts festival has been announced. This is the first time that the three-day festival in Stradbally...
Electric Picnic

A Piece of the Picnic – Documentary on two years without the festival to...

As the country waits in excited anticipation for the reveal of the Electric Picnic line-up for 2022 on Thursday, a brand-new documentary will premiere...
Arthouse

In Pictures: Laois Arthouse celebrates 10 year anniversary with new exhibition

Laois County Council recently presented 'In Trust. In Gratitude. In Hope.' to celebrate 10 Years at the Laois Arthouse in Stradbally. An exhibition featuring the...
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In Pictures: World renowned harpist and piano accordion player wow crowds in Laois

A free programme of music came to Mountmellick over the weekend and proved to be a big success with those who were in attendance. World...
The Last Beekeeper

WATCH: Lovely footage of the Last Beekeeper at Roundwood House and Paddy Fitzpatrick’s ballad...

This is just lovely. When local author John Whelan penned his latest publication The Last Beekeeper last year, having live local events was easier said...
Fourth Wall Laois The Field

Fourth Wall Laois Theatre set to take to the stage as ‘The Field’ goes...

“If there was more co-operation the world would be an easier place," says the Bird O’Donnell as he covers up for a heinous crime...