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Garda warn Laois retailers of money card scam

The Crime Prevention Officer of Garda Síochána Laois Offaly is urging Laois retailers to be alert of a money card scam. Sargent Graham Kavanagh also...

Laois primary school students win top prize in Dublin Zoo competition

For Science Week 2019, Dublin Zoo challenged primary and secondary school children to design a sustainable giraffe habitat for the growing giraffe herd in...

Local mother opens up about her experience of first water birth of the year...

Laois's first home water birth of the year took place earlier this month and mum Colette Duff says it was a positive experience that...

Brigid’s Day Charity Brunch held in aid of Heritage House

Heritage House have organised a lovely event to mark Brigid's Day, or Imbolc, 2020. All proceeds go towards the upkeep of The Old North School...

A raft of issues in Laois village need to be tackled

A whole litany of issues which need to be tackled in a Laois village have been well ventilated this week. The matters concerning Ballaghmore were...

Laois dog owners urged to ID tag their dogs following another sheep attack

Another attack on sheep, carried out by three dogs, took place yesterday and Laois Dog Warden Services are urging dog owners to ID Tag.  The...
Laois got the lowest amount of funding from Tourism board

WATCH: Laois castle features in new historic app which ‘brings history to life’

This one is for the die hard Laois fans! The Rock of Dunamase features in a new app that aims to 'bring history alive'. The castle...

Table quiz in Ballyfin to be held in support of three-year-old Cian who wishes...

A table quiz is being held in the Deadmans Inn, Ballyfin on Friday January 24 at 8.30pm. The table quiz is being organised by Ballyfin...

How Laois households can save money on home, motor and travel insurance in 2020

January is one of the biggest months of the year in the insurance industry according to experts at the online insurance broker group. The insurance...

Durrow one-way, no-way Jose, says Ollie

A proposal to introduce a one-way traffic system for the town of Durrow has been greeted with an emphatic thumbs down by the local...

‘There is going to be someone killed’ unless something is done

Paddy Bracken spelled it out in no uncertain terms. Someone is going to be killed at Turley’s Corner in Mountmellick unless something is done with...

Laois students dreaming of Croke Park final as Student Enterprise Programme is launched

Secondary students across Laois are dreaming of a Final appearance in Croke Park in 2020 as the Local Enterprise Offices’ Student Enterprise Programme for...

Gardai investigating after a series of robberies in Laois

Gardai are investigating a number of burglaries in Laois yesterday. They happened between 9am and 6pm in the Ballyroan and Attanagh areas in Laois. Gardai are...

Laois triathlon club set to launch 11th annual event

Trilogy Triathlon Club is gearing up for its annual triathlon, TriLaois on Saturday, April 4 in Portlaoise Leisure Centre. As part of the preparations the...

Laois winner at BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2020

A student from Laois has won a major prize at this year's BT Young Scientist Exhibition. Evan Hogg from The Swan is a 5th year...

People Before Profit enter the fray in Laois-Offaly with well known community activist

People Before Profit have entered the political fray in Laois-Offaly. The Party will field a candidate in a general election in this constituency for the...

Calls for improvements to ‘spooky’ pedestrian path under Portlaoise bridge

A Laois County Councillor has called for improvements to be made to what she called a 'spooky' pedestrian path under a bridge in Portlaoise. Fine...

Disqualified driver arrested and car seized in Laois

Gardai in Laois arrested a disqualified driver last night. Portlaoise Roads Policing Unit detected a driver speeding near Ballacolla on the M7. When they stop the...

Laois Dad whose teenage life was saved by Portlaoise Hospital writes open letter ahead...

A Laois man, who would not be here today only for the availability of the Portlaoise Hospital's Accident and Emergency Department, has written an...

Valentine’s Masquerade Ball to be held in aid of Portlaoise school

Thinking of what to do for Valentine's Night 2020? Well think no further! Portlaoise College are hosting a Valentine's Ball to raise funds for the school. The...

Labour left in the lurch as Barry pulls out

The Labour Party organisation in Laois-Offaly have been dealt a blow just as the General Election 2020 campaign kicks-off. In a shock announcement the Party’s...

Laois-Offaly a totally different kettle of fish in 2020

General Election 2020 in Laois-Offaly is a whole new ball game and like no general election ever held before in this constituency. It is certainly...

Beautiful trail in Laois village a victim of environmental vandalism

A disgusting act has been committed in the beautiful village of Durrow yesterday evening (January 13). Pictures posted by the Facebook page 'Durrow Laois Ireland'...

Operation Transformation comes to Laois village this weekend

If you've been looking to get active this January then look no further than getting up and running this Saturday. Operation Transformation are coming to...

In Pictures: 1st year Mountrath CS students enjoy day of ice skating in Dundrum

First Year students in Mountrath Community school, with a team of 6th year leaders, enjoyed an exciting day of fun and ice skating recently. We...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces date for 2020 General Election

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that a General Election will take place early next month. Speculation had been mounting in recent days that Fine Gael...

WEATHER WARS: Local forecaster hits out at Met Eireann ‘fake’ weather claims

A local weather forecaster has launched a blistering attack on Met Eireann over claims that he, and other forecasters like him, are putting out...

Garda warning over ‘Sextortion scam email’ doing the rounds in Laois

Gardai in Laois are warning about a Sextortian scam - the practice of extorting money or sexual favours from someone by threatening to reveal...

Talking Politics: Fianna Fail TD Fiona O’Loughlin on constituency changes, her father’s influence and...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel In the latest LaoisToday Talking Politics episode - brought to you in association with The Midlands...

In Pictures: Dunamaise Arts Centre Gallery hosts Irish Prison Service Art Exhibition

Dunamaise Arts Centre is currently hosting a range of different art done by the Irish Prison Service. The IPS Art Exhibitions of creative works by...
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