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Electric Picnic charity cycle gearing up for 10th year

The Tour de Picnic, the Electric Picnic's annual charity cycle, is gearing up for its tenth year. Festival goers who sign up for the 80km...

In Pictures: Great craic at ‘Music at the Malt House’ 2018

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan was among the large crowd which attended the second annual Music Generation 'Music at the Malt House' event at...

RTE looking for Laois adults living with their parents for new series

In 2018 some one in four 25 to 34-year-olds are living with their parents in their family home. Most don’t want to be there ......
Music Generation Laois Senior Harp Ensemble together with Siobhán Buckley (tutor), Rosa Flannery (Coordinator Music Generation Laois), and Catriona McKay and Chris Stout at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2018

Harpists from Music Generation Laois wow audiences at Edinburgh festival

The Music Generation Laois Senior Harp Ensemble did their county proud last Wednesday when they played support to the virtuosic Scottish trad duo Chris...

Electric Picnic 2018 set to add EXTRA day

The Electric Picnic will begin a DAY early this year. The massively popular festival tweeted a short time ago that a night of comedy would...
All of the contestants at the I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here fundraiser

In Pictures: Serious craic at ‘I’m a Celeb’ fundraiser in Killeshin

I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here came to Killeshin at the weekend and it was a night of serious entertainment. Killeshin FC hosted...

Host of Country stars set to descend upon Ballyroan this summer

The annual Ballyroan Festival is back for another year and it promises to be a belter. Last year, Nathan Carter wowed thousands and the line...
Ed Sheeran is coming to Laois!

Breaking: Global music star set to play intimate gig in Laois

This is massive! LaoisToday can EXCLUSIVELY reveal that one of the world's most popular musicians is set to play a gig in Laois. Global superstar Ed...

Much anticipated play ‘The Inspector’ on this weekend

A local play ‘The Inspector’ is set to prove to be a huge hit in the local community and also raise much needed funds...
Eoin Scully from Camross was a big hit when he appeared on First Dates Ireland

Laois people sought for next season of First Dates Ireland

After the rampant success of Camross man Eoin Scully and his 'how are ya kapin' catchphrase, how do you feel about becoming the next...

Legendary singer offers discounted show to Laois’s unemployed

Musician Don Baker may be renowned for playing a hardman in movies but he has shown his softer side by offering a vastly reduced...

Mystery still surrounds U2’s cancelled Portlaoise gig

As the snow settles on the St Patrick’s weekend celebrations spare a thought for U2 fans in Laois who had been looking forward to...

Renowned chef and food writer Domini Kemp on her career ahead of exciting food...

The first ever Food Futures 2030 event in Laois takes place next Wednesday in the Heritage Hotel in Killenard. The event is being run by...

BREAKING: Electric Picnic tickets completely SOLD OUT

Did you get your hands on a ticket to this year's Electric Picnic music festival? Well if you didn't, it is now too late as...
The Electric Picnic 2017 festival will take this September in Stradbally

BREAKING: Electric Picnic 2018 acts announced

After months and months of waiting, the announcement many of us have been waiting for is here. The Electric Picnic have made their first line...
Stevie James Kelly is set to appear on Ireland's Got Talent tomorrow night

Laois hopeful all set for Ireland’s Got Talent appearance

A young singer from Laois is all set to grace our TV screens tomorrow night. Ireland’s Got Talent, a spin-off of the popular reality show...

Details on first Electric Picnic line up announcement confirmed

Electric Picnic organisers have confirmed details of when the first line up announcement will be made. They say that the first bands confirmed to take...

Stellar lineup announced for Mountmellick’s 28th Drama Festival

Mountmellick Drama Festival is back for its 28th season and promises to thrill and excite again this year from Friday March 9 to Friday...
Rebecca Storm will perform a concert for Rathdowney school St Fergal's

Laois students to train and perform concert with renowned British singer

There is a very special event planned in Rathdowney at the end of March! British singer and musical theatre actress Rebecca Storm is set to...

No regrets for Bernard O’Shea as he is booted off ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Durrow’s ‘Breakfast Republic’ star Bernard O’Shea became the fourth celebrity to be kicked off RTÉ’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ last night. O’Shea and fellow contestant...

WATCH: Portlaoise band releases single and video for St Valentine’s Day

Portlaoise-based band Cua has released a new video of their latest single to coincide with St Valentine’s Day. Their song ‘She Has Me’ is a...
The Timahoe NS Panto went down a treat last week

In Pictures: Plenty of ‘Wonder’ at the Timahoe NS Panto

A sold out Timahoe Hall was the venue on Wednesday and Thursday night as the Timahoe NS Panto took place. The panto, called 'Alice in...
Rose of Tralee escorts

Rose of Tralee seeking Laois lads to become escorts

Calling all men of Laois! The Rose of Tralee are seeking male escorts for this year's pageant. Festival chiefs have put a call out to...
A Laois man is hopeful of appearing on Ireland's Got Talent

Laois singer in line for Ireland’s Got Talent TV appearance

A young singer from Laois is hopeful of making an appearance on our TV screens tomorrow night. Ireland's Got Talent, a spin-off of the popular...

The Bog Road – The dark fantasy comic book set in ‘beautiful’ Laois

Former Laois resident, Barry Keegan, has been rewarded with a deal from an Irish publisher for his new comic book called 'The Bog Road'. The...
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WATCH: Calling all Laois B&Bs! Daniel O’Donnell wants to stay in Laois and you...

A Laois B&B will be given the chance to appear on RTÉ in the summer, as Irish music superstar Daniel O'Donnell and his wife...
Members of the Laois School of Music Youth Orchestra perform 'In My Back Garden' at Music Generation Laois' New Works Series premiere performance 2016

Laois School of Music Orchestra to take to the stage at National Concert Hall

55 young musicians from Laois are gearing up to take to the stage of the National Concert Hall as part of the 23rd Annual ‘Festival...

DWTS Bernard O’Shea set to appear at Durrow Lions fundraiser

You may have become accustomed to seeing Bernard O'Shea on your TV screens every Sunday night but he is now set to appear at...

Drama lovers will adore this Laois production

Mountmellick Drama Group have a great production for all you drama 'lovers' out there. Brian Friel's play, "Lovers- Winners and Losers" will be performed over...

TV show is on the lookout for talented Laois families

Can your family sing like the Corrs or dance like the Cunninghams? A brand new talent show for TG4 is looking for Ireland's most talented...
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