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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...
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...
Forest Fest new (2)

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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
Sue Ramsbottom Laochra Gael

Much love for Laois woman Sue Ramsbottom from TV viewers following Laochra Gael appearance

Laois's first ever appearance on the popular TG4 sports documentary show Laochra Gael happened last night. The definitive GAA sports series Laochra Gael returned to...
Neil Kenna First Dates Ireland

Laois barman set for TV debut as First Dates Ireland returns tonight

The new season of First Dates Ireland gets underway tonight - and a Laois man is set to feature prominently. Neil Kenna, who hails from...
MGL Christmas Youth Showcase 05

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois Rock and Pop Showcase a huge success

Music Generation Laois showcased seven young bands as part of their Christmas Performance Series, in Kavanagh’s Courtyard Venue Portlaoise on Sunday. Seven bands, all part...
MGL Portlaoise College 01

In Pictures: Students enjoy new programme with Music Generation Laois and Laois School of...

Music Generation Laois and Laois School of Music, are currently delivering a new secondary school music programme, supported by the Laois Offaly Education and...
Rachael Farrell Last Singer Standing

Talented Laois singer one step away from €25,000 in grand final of new RTE...

A talented Laois singer is just one step away from netting the €25,000 prize in a popular new RTE singing game show. Rachael Farrell from...
The Lost Messiahs

WATCH: Popular Laois band release new music video from second single release off upcoming...

A popular Laois band have just released the music video for their second single from their upcoming album. The Lost Messiah's have released 'Wounded Pride'...
Doireann O'Connor Last Singer Standing

Laois woman in the hunt for last grand final spot in popular new RTE...

A Laois woman remains in the hunt for the last spot in the grand final of a popular new RTE singing game show. Doireann O’Connor...
Aoife Coady Louis Walsh

Meet the Laois singer who is in contention for a spot in Louis Walsh’s...

Last weekend, 125 girls aged between 15 and 21 auditioned in front of music mogul Louis Walsh in Vicar Street. Among them was 20-year-old Portarlington...
Doireann O'Connor Last Singer Standing

Third Laois woman set to feature on popular new RTE singing game show

Another talented Laois woman is set to feature on RTE this Saturday as she goes in search of glory in a new reality singing...
Anna Geary Davy Fitzgerald

Anna Geary on Davy Fitzgerald: ‘He is one of these characters that I’m absolutely...

There's scarcely a programme on Irish TV that engages as wide an audience as Ireland's Fittest Family and the coaches that anchor the show have become...
Rachael Farrell Last Singer Standing

Amazing Laois performer reaches grand final of popular new RTE singing game show

Rachael has done it! Laois will have a representative in the grand final of a popular new RTE singing game show. Rachael Farrell from Mountmellick...
Rachael Farrell Last Singer Standing

Second Laois woman set to feature on popular new RTE singing game show

Another talented Laois woman is set to feature on RTE this Saturday as she goes in search of glory in a new reality singing...
Star Singer Anna Bergin

Young Laois woman to feature on new RTE singing game show

A talented young Laois woman will feature on RTE this Saturday as she goes in search of glory in a new reality singing competition...

Laois singer Emer Dunne set to officially launch new album ‘Hourglass’

The new studio album, ‘Hourglass’ from Laois singer Emer Dunne is set for release at an official event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre...
Lost Hearts

Laois film ‘Lost Hearts’ set to have premiere in Portlaoise this week

Dunamaise Arts Centre is set to host the premiere screening of a new Laois film. ‘Lost Hearts’ was filmed in the magnificent setting of Roundwood...
Ned Cash, Michael Cash, Jim Cash and Edward Cash with director of Traveller Tales

WATCH: Four young Laois travellers behind documentary making waves in London

Four young Laois travellers are behind a documentary which is making a big impression in London. Portarlington quartet of Ned Cash, Michael Cash, Jim Cash...
Ireland’s Historic Gardens airs on RTE One on Sunday evening - and there will be significant Laois interest

Significant Laois interest as ‘Ireland’s Historic Gardens’ to begin on RTE this weekend

Ireland’s Historic Gardens airs on RTE One on Sunday evening - and there will be significant Laois interest. Abbeyleix and Ballyfin are set to feature...