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In Pictures: Serious craic as Ballinakill and Abbeyleix hurlers take to the ring

Well this looked like serious craic! Abbeyleix and Ballinakill GAA players had the fight of their lives at the weekend as they faced off in...

In Pictures: Beat the Barge celebrates successful seventh year running

The annual Vicarstown Beat the Barge event was back was a bang on Monday, October 29. This year the 4km run had a spooky Halloween...

Charity Ball with a difference set to rock Laois

We've all heard of different fundraisers and charity balls for important causes, but this one has an added twist. Laois woman Gail Clear is organising...
Competitors crossing the line at the Beat the Barge in Vicarstown

Beat the Barge is back for its seventh year running

The annual Vicarstown Beat the Barge run in back - and it's here with a difference. This year the 4km run has a theme -...

In Pictures: Big turnout for Barnashrone National School’s 5k Run

What a great day was had here by all. Punters gathered to beautiful autumn sunshine recently to take part in the Barnashrone NS Fun Run This...

Your full guide to what’s on in Laois this Bank Holiday weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism It’s a long weekend, it’s a Halloween weekend and there is so much to do. Catherine Fulvio is in Abbeyleix...
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Race Night fundraiser for local soccer club Towerhill Rovers

A great night's entertainment is in store in the Welcome Inn on Friday as local soccer club Towerhill Rovers host a Race Night. Towerhill Rovers...

In Pictures: Big names turn out for official launch of Lilly’s Bar in Portlaoise

Lilly's Bar and Restaurant is the newest venue in Portlaoise and it has proven a big hit since it opened its doors to business...

In Pictures: Laois Hospice fundraiser draws the crowds

The staff at the Heritage Hotel and Spa certainly know how to organise a fundraiser. On Sunday, October 7, a fundraising event was held for...

In Pictures: Portlaoise primary school bursting with colour for a good cause

A blast of colour went off in Gaelscoil Phortlaoise today as they raised funds for a very worthy cause. The pupils and teachers at the...

Musical fundraiser to be held for young people at cardiac risk

Lennon's of Durrow will play host to a fundraiser event for CRY Ireland (Cardiac Risk in the Young) on Saturday, October 13. The highly visual...

In Pictures: Rosenallis turns up the style stakes for their GAA fashion show

Over 250 people turned out to Rosenallis Community Hall to see the lads and ladies of Rosenallis GAA strut their stuff on the catwalk...

In Pictures: 40 great photos from the Portarlington Debs

Colaiste Iosagain in Portarlington are always the last school in Laois to hold their debs and they stuck once again with their late September...

Our guide to what’s coming up this weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism  It’s a busy weekend in Laois! The Ogham Tree Festival is the newest Laois festival and runs this Saturday...

Rosenallis GAA to host their second ever fashion show

Rosenallis GAA are looking forward to hosting their second ever fashion show on Friday, September 28. Watch the senior hurlers and footballers strut their stuff...

In Pictures: Great turnout as Clonaslee Show returns after one-year absence

The Clonaslee Show is one of the longest-running agricultural shows around and after an enforced absence last year due to heavy rainfall, it returned...

In Pictures: Rainbow People celebrated on 25 year anniversary

An event to commemorate the visit of the Rainbow People to Ballyhupahaun took place at the Hare’s corner and MDA Centre in Mountmellick recently. The...

In Pictures: A night of style at the Clonaslee College debs

Per tradition, the students of Clonaslee College turned up on Main Street, Clonaslee, in droves before embarking on their journey to the debs. As always,...

Whiskey tasting gets underway this evening in Laois

A whiskey tasting evening will get underway this evening, Friday August 24, as part of Laois Heritage Week. Lea Castle Conservation have organised whiskey tasting...

Our guide to what’s on in Laois at the weekend

Brought to you in association with Laois Tourism  Heritage Week is in full swing this weekend with lots to do around the county. It really...

In Pictures: A glamourous night unfolds at Mountrath CS Debs

Mountrath Community School upped the style stakes at their debs last night. Crowds poured into the green iron gates as eager onlookers gathered to wave...

Heritage Week gets off to a stellar start

National Heritage Week got off to a great start this week in Laois, with a great range of events for all ages. The theme of...

In Pictures: Great day at Camross Tractor Run

Who doesn't love a Tractor Run? The people of Camross were out in force last weekend for their annual Tractor Run. A post on the GAA...

In Pictures: First SA Summer Camp a huge success

Laois senior football captain Stephen Attride's first Summer Camp has come to an end and it was huge success. SA Summer Camp was a multi-activity...

Bid being prepared to bring the Fleadh to Laois

Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann is a traditional music event that brings hundreds of thousands of visitors to the host towns - and now a...

In Pictures: Check out the Amazing Style at the Scoil Chríost Rí Debs

Per tradition, Scoil Chríost Rí students turned up at top square in droves before embarking on their journey to the debs. As always, the girl's...

In Pictures: The crowds turn out in droves for the Portlaoise College Debs

It has been a week of Debs madness. So far this week, Portlaoise CBS and Heywood CS have already held their Debs - and Portlaoise...

In Pictures: A night of glamour at the Heywood Debs

Heywood Community School upped the style stakes at their debs last night. Crowds of proud mammies, younger siblings and eager onlookers gathered at the Abbeyleix...

Your guide to what’s on in Laois this weekend

Brought to you in association with Laois Tourism  After a hectic few weeks of festivals, things are a little quieter in Laois this weekend but...

In Pictures: The 56th annual Abbeyleix Fete draws the crowds

They certainly know how to throw a party in Abbeyleix. The annual Abbeyleix Fete was held in Abbeyleix Rectory and is a wonderful family day...
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