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Electric Picnic release even more exciting acts for performance art fans

Now in its third year, The Hazel Wood has firmly established itself as the festival’s go-to spot for an eclectic mix of performance arts...

In Pictures: Stradbally goes back to ’80s for a very worthy cause!

Stradbally went back to the '80s at the weekend, donning some very dodgy attire in the process - but it was all in a...

In Pictures: Having a ball at Rathdowney’s family sports day

Rathdowney might be on the cusp of proving itself to be not just a hurling stronghold, but a stronghold in archery, cricket, rounders and...

Clonaslee is looking forward to one of its biggest fundraisers of the year

Clonaslee is preparing for one of its biggest fundraisers of the year this Sunday, July 15. The Square and St Manman's GAA field will play...
Rathdowney-Errill hosting a fun run

Rathdowney and Abbeyleix SuperValu Fun Runs set to raise €5k

Rathdowney and Abbeyleix SuperValus have organized two Family Fun Run/Walks this Sunday, July 15. The funds raised by the event will go towards the Cuisle...

Your guide to What’s On in Laois this weekend

Brought to you in association with Laois Tourism Laois continues to bask in glorious summer weather and there has never been a better time to...

The National Reptile Zoo in the Laois Shopping Centre

The team in Laois Shopping Centre are always keen to try out different things - and today, some of the world's rarest and most...

In Pictures: 100 boys and girls attending first ever Ballyfin Cul Camp

Brought to you in association with All Books, Portlaoise Over 100 kids took to Ballyfin this week for their first ever cul camp. The dual club...

In Pictures: St Fergal’s College kicks off 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...

In Pictures: Supporters pack Navan as Laois campaign ends

Brought to you in association with Manhatten Mixer The journey has come to an end for this year. The Laois senior footballers have been knocked out...

New Cullahill festival The Folly is launched in style

The latest festival to hit Laois this summer is The Folly, a two-day event on July 20-21 that is promising to be a wonderful occasion of...

Our guide to what’s on in Laois this weekend

If you're still up for basking in some glorious sunshine, there are plenty of activities for all the family to partake in all around...

Raheen Vintage Club prepare for their Monster Road Run

All roads lead to Raheen on Sunday, July 15 as they are holding their Monster road run in aid of two very worthy causes. Chairperson...

In Pictures: Horse and Hound draws the crowds to Stradbally Hall

The grounds of Stradbally Hall provide a stunning setting in the best of times but add in this glorious weather and the old estate...

Festival to celebrate 20 years of Woodenbridge Paddlers gets underway this weekend

Woodenbridge Paddlers are celebrating 20 years of existence in style with their Woodenbridge Fest on Saturday, June 30. Events kick off at the Woodenbridge at...

In Pictures: Cruinniu na nOg festival a huge success

A range of events were held to celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg, a national day for children, on Saturday last. Such events included art workshops, cupcake...

WATCH: Abbeyleix GAA drop 20k to a packed house

Abbeyleix GAA Club brought the hugely anticipated “€20,000 Drop” to the Manor Hotel in Abbeyleix tonight, Saturday June 23. Contestants were drawn from ticket sales...

In Pictures: The sun shines on Portlaoise’s Old Fort Festival

The sun was splitting the rocks as the young, old and even some comic book characters took it the sights and sounds of this...

Thousands to descend on Portlaoise for Old Fort Festival

Thousands of people from across the country are expected to descend on Portlaoise this weekend for the Old Fort Quarter Festival which takes place...

National Day for Children will be celebrated in Portlaoise

A range of events will be held to celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg, a national day for children, on Saturday, June 23. Such events include art...

In Pictures: Ballyadams celebrate their Active School Flag

Ballyadams received their Active School Flag this afternoon with the help of Laois senior footballer Colm Begley. The Stradbally man is preparing for the Leinster...

Timahoe is set for a jam-packed family fun day this weekend

Timahoe will be a hive of activity with bikes, road races, tractor runs, picnics and everything else you can think of this Sunday, June...

In Pictures: Laois Hunt launch Horse and Hound show in considerable style

The Laois Hunt know how to do things in style and that was certainly the case on Tuesday evening when they launched their annual...

Top artists to feature at Comic Con festival in Laois

Portlaoise will host the midlands' largest comic convention - Comic Con, featuring a host of renowned artists and illustrators during the Old Fort Quarter...

In Pictures: Laois Garden Festival 2018 a huge success

The third annual Buds & Blossoms Laois Garden Festival took place again this year in the Spink Community Sports Grounds on Sunday. With garden nurseries...

In Pictures: Borris-Kilcotton host annual Road Hurling tournament

Hurling reminiscent of years gone by was revived in Borris-Kilcotton at the weekend at their annual Road Hurling Tournament. The event is the only tournament...

In Pictures: Great turnout for the annual Fleadh in Mountmellick

Mountmellick was filled with Irish music as the Laois Fleadh took place on the June Bank Holiday weekend. The atmosphere was electric with dancing competitions...

In Pictures: Ever-popular Gordon Bennett Rally a huge success again

In glorious sunshine, the Gordon Bennett Rally was a tremedous success over the weekend. The 2018 edition took place on Saturday, Sunday and Monday in...

In Pictures: All the style at the Mini Farmer Tractor run in Killeen and...

Look at these little people go! Killeen and Barrowhouse came to a standstill on Sunday as many aspiring farmers took out their tractors. This was the...

In Pictures: Plenty of ‘Yee haws’ at the Ballyroan Festival

The annual Ballyroan Festival took place over the weekend and drew a great crowd. Derek Ryan, Johnny Brady, Marty Mone and Kelly McGrath entertained the...
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