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In Pictures: Killeshin Hotel Wedding Fair a big success

The Killeshin Hotel in Portlaoise held an extremely successful Wedding Fair at the weekend. Punters got a first hand chance to see the fully refurbished...

In Pictures: Camross NS host annual Grandparents Day

There was great excitement in Camross NS recently as they hosted a very special event. Grandparents took over the school and brought smiles to the...

In Pictures: Darkness into Light draws the crowds in Rathdowney

Hundreds gathered in the main square in Rathdowney this morning for the annual Darkness into Light event. The annual 5km walk/run fundraising event - held...

In Pictures: All the best bits from the Rock Inn Vintage Run and Rally

Classic cars and vintage tractors converged upon the Rock Inn over the weekend for the 17th Rock Inn Vintage Run and Rally. The two day...

In Pictures: 26 photos from a sun-kissed Stradbally Point to Point meeting

What a weekend of glorious weather that was! There were events up and down the county and one of them took place on Sunday. The Point...

In Pictures: 52 brilliant pictures from the Laois Rose selection night

Well what a night that was! Camross native Grainne Hogan was crowned Laois Rose at the selection night at the Midlands Park Hotel on Sunday...

A great weekend of family fun at this year’s Rock Inn Vintage Run and...

The May bank holiday weekend will see a plenty of classic cars and vintage tractors converge upon the Rock Inn, for the 17th Rock...

In Pictures: 8th Tommy Ryan Memorial Car Run a huge success

The Tommy Ryan Memorial Car Run took place in Vicarstown over the weekend. This was the 8th annual charity run in aid of Laois Riding...

In Pictures: Canoeing and Kayaking club officially launched in Vicarstown

A large crowd gathered in Vicarstown on Sunday evening for the official launch of the SVT Community Sports Hub Canoeing and Kayaking club. The club,...

Lights sought to improve safety at busy motorway junction

Public lights are being sought for Junction 18 off the M7 motorway at Mountrath to improve safety for motorists using that junction. Sean Fleming TD,...

In Pictures: Huge turnout for Portlaoise CBS for fundraising event

It was a full house on Thursday night in the Midlands Park Hotel as Portlaoise CBS Students hosted a fundraising event "20K Drop" to...

Knockbeg host Sports Day as they unveil plans for new facilities

Knockbeg College hosted a sports day last Friday afternoon for the students which culminated in an exhibition football match among their Senior Footballers. Refreshments were...

In Pictures: Big Laois crowd enjoy top hospitality on Day 1 of Punchestown festival

Day 1 of the Punchestown Festival saw incredible drama and the annual National Hunt meeting drew thousands to the Kildare venue once again. There's any...

Our Guide to what’s on in Laois this weekend

Another busy weekend ahead, particularly for outdoor events. From fishing competitions, to family fun days, to dog shows. This weekend really kicks off the...

Teenage disco in Pedigree and a one-day music festival announced for Portarlington

Two big events for the teenage disco market will take place in Laois over the next couple of weeks. Pedigree Corner are hosting a Teen...

Ratheniska man holding 5k fundraising run this Sunday ahead of trip to Zambia

Padraig Dunne from Park-Ratheniska is hosting a 5k run this Sunday, April 8, to fundraise fund for his trip to Zambia. He will be travelling...

Laois the next stop for popular blogger as big event planned for local hotel

Well-known blogger Lisa McGowan is coming to Laois - with Lisa's Lust List Live event to be held in the Midlands Park Hotel in...

ACDC Tribute Band set to play in Pedigree Corner this Easter Sunday

An ACDC Tribute Band are set to perform this Easter Sunday night in Pedigree Corner. The band Whole Lotta Voltage are now Ireland’s longest running and...
The Malt House in Stradbally

Music Generation Laois presents ‘Music at the Malt House’ 2018

Music Generation Laois will host a very special event in the magnificent surrounds of the restored Malt House in Stradbally. Following the success of last...
Brian ODriscoll and Amy Huberman were in Laois

Legendary Irish rugby star and wife celebrate mam’s birthday in Laois

There were some pretty big celebrities celebrating in Laois over the weekend. Former Irish captain Brian O'Driscoll and his wife Amy Huberman were in Mountrath...

In Pictures: Lots of style as Emo GAA celebrate at Dinner Dance

Emo GAA held their Dinner Dance on Saturday evening in Judge Roy Beans in Killenard as they celebrated their intermediate championship win last year. It...

Comhrá, craic agus dóchas at Portlaoise’s first Pop Up Gaeltacht

Portlaoise's first ever Pop Up Gaeltacht went down a resounding success in The Welcome Inn on Thursday 22 March. It was a chance for Gaeilgeoirí from,...

In Pictures: Wonderful day as Laois Food businesses gather to support Food Futures 2030

Connect 2 Laois Food Futures hosted an event on Wednesday in the Heritage Hotel in Kilenard which brought local Laois food and drink producers,...

In Pictures: There’s snow problem at the Portarlington St Patrick’s Day Parade

Sprinklings of snow did not stop the people of Portarlington celebrating their parade in style today. The parade was on later than most at half...

In Pictures: Mountmellick pulls out all the stops for St Patrick’s Day Parade

Mountmellick is known for its impressive parade every year on St Patrick's Day, and this year it certainly didn't disappoint. Hundreds gathered on the streets...

In Pictures: An explosion of colour for Mountrath St Patrick’s Day Parade

Blasts of green, white and gold flooded the streets of Mountrath today for their St Patrick's Day parade. The smaller community showed they could put...

In Pictures: Full house at The Heath Golf Club Fashion Show

It was a full house on Tuesday night in the Heath Golf Club as they hosted their annual Fashion Show. Participating boutiques/fashion outlets taking part...

In Pictures: More great photos taken in Kavanagh’s pub at the weekend

Photographer Peter Haslam was in Kavanagh's Bar and Venue in Portlaoise last Saturday night getting some of these brilliant photos people out and about. Singer...

In Pictures: Check out more great photos from a memorable weekend in London

Any Laois supporter that was in Ruislip on Sunday will certainly never forget it. It may not have been the biggest game the county has...

In Pictures: The craic is mighty as the Laois party in London gets underway

London certainly knew Laois had arrived as supporters packed out the local bars and hotels in the city tonight . The craic was non-stop as...
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