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Laois band named Best Wedding Entertainment

Leading Irish wedding website Mrs2Be.ie announced the winners of their Brides’ Choice Awards in an exciting virtual awards ceremony recently. The online event was deemed...

In Pictures: Scaling new heights this summer at Emo Court

Take a classic piece of literature; have it directed, produced and performed by a classically trained Shakespearean touring company; staged against the backdrop of...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois host School of Rock and Pop concert

Music Generation Laois held their annual School of Rock and Pop concert in the Dunamaise Arts Centre recently. The concert was the culmination of a...

Young Mountmellick musical prodigy makes trip to Glengarriff traditional music festival

Young Niamh Morris from Mountmellick made her third trip to Glengarriff in West Cork over the last few weekends to the annual Jim Dowling...

Exhibition of renowned artist Una Sealy continues in Laois

‘Dialogues’, by Una Sealy RHA, is the summer exhibition currently on view in the Laois Arthouse. The exhhibiton contains eleven portraits of Una Sealy’s...

Laois people called to take part in a TV show about love

Have you ever thought about your first love, the one who gave you butterflies in your stomach for the first time? Did you ever wonder...

Laois mammy set for TV appearance in bid to win €10,000

We love seeing Laois people on TV and another one is set for an appearance on our screens next week. Katie Neamtu, owner of Jojos...

‘Star Nation’ competition gives Laois musicians a chance of success

Aspiring musicians and songwriters in Laois could be in with a chance to win some amazing prizes in a new all-Ireland competition. 'Star Nation', created...

Electric Picnic launches a Finest dining experience for 2019

The ‘Banquet at Electric Picnic’ is set to once again tantalise taste buds at this year’s festival, as Derry Clarke and Mark Moriarty today...

In Pictures: 11th Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run a huge success

The 11th year of the Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run was The Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run was on Sunday and there was a marked...

Laois family to the fore of successful bluegrass jamboree

Tony O’ Brien is probably better known to most as a footballer. That’s perfectly understandable as he was a fairly nifty forward in his day...
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WATCH: Laois singer’s debut music video released

The official music video of Laois's newest signing sensation has been released. Seorsia Jack, who goes under the stage name of Sia Babez, is only 17...

In Pictures: Serious style as St Fergal’s Rathdowney kicks off 2019 debs season

The fine weather created the perfect back drop to the first debs of the summer. And the young men and women of St Fergal’s College...

Spink Comhaltas Summer Seisiúns set to get underway tonight

Spink Comhaltas Summer Seisiúns are set to get underway this evening in Abbeyleix. This very popular event will kick off this evening and is set...

Raheen Vintage Club gearing up for 10th anniversary with impressive vintage rally and working...

Raheen Vintage club are getting their gears ready for a Vintage Rally and Working Day on Sunday, July 21. Corbally, on the Portlaoise road in...

In Pictures: Old Fort Festival attracts plenty of young and old yet again

The annual Old Fort Festival brought history, live music, fun events for families and artisan food right to our doorsteps in Laois over the...

A new music, arts and wellbeing festival is coming to Laois

Mark Saturday July 27 down your diaries as the date that Sonas Boutique - a new, arts and wellbeing festival - is setting up...

In Pictures: Cruinniú na nÓg festivities are a joyous hive of activity all over...

The Cruinniú na nÓg festivities were a joyous hive of activity all over Co Laois. From Mountrath to Abbeyleix; Vicarstown to Portlaoise and onto Portarlington,...

In Pictures: Clough-Ballacolla go blue and white in support for the Laois hurlers

Brought to you in association with Paddy O’s Cereals This week has seen clubs from every corner of Laois get out their blue and white...

In Pictures: History lovers get on their bikes as the Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally...

Now’s the chance to get on your bike for the The Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August. High Nelly and...

In Pictures: Scoil Mhuire Abbeyleix raise Active Flag with help from Laois hurling and...

Today marked a monumentous day for Scoil Mhuire NS Abbeyleix, as they hoisted their first Active Schools flag. Laois hurling goalkeeper and Abbeyleix GAA clubman...

WATCH: A look at the Old Fort music stage before the crowds hit this...

Today marked the official launch of the Fort Protector Conservation Phase and Old Fort Festival at the newly revamped Fitzmaurice Place. The Old Fort Festival...

Our guide to what’s on this sunny June weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism The sun is promised and the second largest festival in Laois after Electric Picnic takes place this weekend...

In Pictures: Newtown NS Colour Run a huge success

Well this certainly looked like mad craic! Crettyard was turned into a cacophony of colour last night as Newtown NS hosted Laois’s seconod ever colour...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois hold three concerts in three schools on same day

Music Generation Laois played three concerts at three different Laois schools recently. Scoil Bhride Rathdowney, Scoil Bhride Knockmay and Rath NS were visited by the...

In Pictures: Summer solstice breakfast celebrates some of the best of what Laois has...

If you were one of the adventurous souls who gathered at 4.45am for the summer solstice in Laois today, your positive attitude most definitely...

Major supermarket chain returning to Electric Picnic once again

This is great news! Ever find yourself midway through the Electric Picnic and realise you’ve forgotten something essential? Well we bring you news that will ease...

Fisherstown Tractor Run hoping to raise thousands for charity in 11th year

It's back for a remarkable 11th year. The Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run is on Sunday, July 7 and there is a marked change to...

In Pictures: Rathdowney Duathlon a huge success once again

The third ever Rathdowney Duathlon proved to be bigger and better than ever before at the weekend. The duathlon involved a 2.5 km run through...

Laois people sought for new RTE dating show with your mammy and daddy

Pulling With My Parents, RTE's new show, sounds absolutely gas and they are looking for Laois people to take part. Do dating apps have you...
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