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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...

Timahoe race night gets underway for another successful year this weekend

Timahoe GAA are hosting a Race Night on Saturday, August 11. The event, which is sponsored by the Tower Inn, also takes place there. The first...

In Pictures: Huge crowds attend Stradbally Steam Rally once again

Thousands of spectators descended upon Stradbally again this Bank Holiday weekend as the ever-popular Steam Rally proved a big hit once more. As ever they...

In Pictures: Wrapping up Sunday’s events at Durrow Scarecrow Festival

Hundreds gathered in Durrow to feast their eyes on the straw-filled magnificence that is Durrow Scarecrow Festival. Now in it's ninth year, the paramount All-Ireland...

Get a taste of culture with this year’s Bulfin Cycle run

Treat yourself to a taste of culture with this year's Bulfin Cycle run on Friday August 24 and Saturday 25. Running since 2014, the High...

In Pictures: Serious style at the Knockbeg College Debs

Debs season is well and truly in full swing. And on Friday we headed down the Knockbeg College to catch the latest group to graduate. As...

Laois family-run pub is celebrating 100 years in business in style this weekend

Anyone from the east of Laois and even further afield will know of the legacy of Leech's Bar in Wolfhill, and they are celebrating...

Our guide to what’s on at the weekend

Brought to you in association with Laois Tourism This weekend sees the Durrow Scarecrow festival celebrate its ninth year with a wonderful 9 day...

In Pictures: A mystical dragon has a big effect on the children of Laois

Mystical dragon ‘Gringer the Whinger’ returned to Laois today and made a massive impression on the children in Portlaoise library. Gringer the Winger is a...

In Pictures: Hurling takes hold in Camross and Clonad Cúl Camps

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  The senior county champions welcomed over a hundred young hurling and camogie players to...

In Pictures: Ossory Show another huge success

The Ossory Show in Rathdowney was one of the main local events on last weekend and was a busy day from start to finish. It’s...

In Pictures: Folly Festival proves a big hit in Cullahill – with a promise...

The first annual Folly Festival in Cullahill can only be described as a roaring success after large numbers flocked to the Laois village to...

Electric Picnic release even more exciting acts for performance art fans

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois Now in its third year, The Hazel Wood has firmly established itself as the festival’s go-to spot...

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...
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