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Two Laois businesses feature in new book about Irish entrepreneurs

Finline Furniture and Polar Ice are two of the 46 leading Irish businesses featured in Sean Gallagher’s new book Secrets to Success: Inspiring Stories...

Popular Laois pub comes on the market

A popular pub in Portarlington has come on the market and is due to be offered for sale next month. The Pint O’Port on Upper...

Lucky Laois winner lands €50k in Prize Bonds draw

So many people have Prize Bonds - and so many people hope of that big pay day. Well one lucky winner from Laois has this...

Green Balloon event looks to promote local shopping in Portarlington this weekend

Stay Local. Shop Local. Play Local. That's the name of the game in Portarlington this week as the local traders have come together for a...

Planning permission sought for development for grain facility in Athy

Boortmalt is planning a significant delopment at the Maltings in Athy, following a planning permission application to be decided upon by Kildare County Council. Minch...

In Pictures: No stopping Laois hotel at Irish Hotel Awards 2018

The Heritage Hotel & Spa, Killenard came away with - not one, two or three - but four awards at the second annual Irish...

Laois hotel among the winners at Irish Hospitality Awards

The Midlands Park Hotel was among the winners at the second Irish Hospitality Awards at  the Crowne Plaza in Dublin on Tuesday of this week. The...
Aidan Kehoe of the Oxford Solutions who has sold the cyber security company

Laois man on the lucky encounters which led to his business being sold for...

A Laois man made good in America readily admitted that he has been lucky to meet the right people. Aidan Kehoe, a native of Killenard,...

Food retailer Iceland set to open in Portlaoise next week

Food retailer Iceland will open its newest store in Gandon Court, Mountmellick Road, Portlaoise on Tuesday, April 24. This marks the third Iceland store opening...

Report shows local young business people making massive impact

A report released this week by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) has shown the significant impact that business people who have been through the...

Prestigious jewellery award for talented Laois goldsmith

A Laois woman has won ‘Jewellery Designer of the Year 2018’ at the acclaimed ‘Fashion Innovation Awards’ held recently in Galway. Helena Malone, a...

Excellence award for Laois architects firm

McCarthy O’Hora Architects (MCOH) have scooped a prestigious Silver “Irish Construction Excellence” Award. The Portlaoise based firm received the award for their design and construction...

Laois professionals ranked as the top talkers in Ireland

Research carried out on business meetings across Ireland has ranked Laois-based professionals as the biggest talkers. The reports says that Laois business meetings take on...

Auction of 3,000 items from The Shelbourne and Clery’s in Laois

An auction will take place in Killenard on Monday of items from a renowned hotel and nightclub in Dublin. The auction was postponed due to...

Bike parking system makes off with Laois Enterprise award

A secure bike parking system ensured that the company behind it was ahead of the field at the Laois Enterprise of the Year at...

Laois winners announced at Irish Restaurant Awards

A total of 12 different Laois businesses were honoured at the regional finals of the Irish Restaurant Awards in Meath last night. A total of...

Two high-profile speakers for international women’s day event in Laois

This week is national enterprise week and a host of events are taking place around the country. Laois is no different with a range of...

High profile line up for Connect 2 Laois for Food event

The first ever Connect 2 Laois Food Futures event - which will showcase some of the leading Laois food producers as well as a...

‘Every business in Laois will be impacted by new Data Protection Law

The Local Enterprise Office Laois has urged all businesses in Laois to prepare for a new data protection law that will become operational shortly. The...

Bricks 4 Kids looks great fun – but also a business opportunity

With National Engineers Week now in full swing up until March 2, more than 5,000 children from across Leinster, including Laois, will participate in Bricks 4...

SportsDirect confirms new Portlaoise store opening

SportsDirect.com has confirmed its new revamped Portlaoise store will open in March. It is anticipated that the refurbished store could create additional jobs there. The store...

Employers should embrace remote working to help rural renewal says new report

Employers must be prepared to offer more flexible career opportunities if the rural regeneration targets in Project Ireland 2040 are to be met. That’s according...

Portlaoise Town Team looking for your help as they plan for the future

Following the publication of the ‘Framework for Town Centre Renewal’ in April 2017, the ‘Portlaoise Town Team’ was established in October 2017. "The purpose of...

Laois should be the ‘Meeting and Conference Centre of Ireland’ says Tourism Review

The potential for Business Tourism in Laois is "significant", according to the recently-published Strategic Plan for Tourism in the county. The plan has called for...
Aidan Kehoe of the Oxford Solutions who has sold the cyber security company

Laois man sells his cyber security firm to Miami Dolphins owner in $30m deal

A Laois man has completed the sale of a business he co-founded to the owner of the Miami Dolphins in a deal worth $30...

Laois registered almost 400 new websites in 2017

According to a IE Domain Registry report, a total of 392 websites were registered in the county of Laois in 2017. The 392 new websites...

Laois family business sold to major retail group

4 Aces Wholesale Limited, a Portlaoise family owned business, has been sold to a major retail group. BWG Group has agreed terms to acquire 4...
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Permission granted for new petrol station in Portlaoise

A new petrol station has been given the green light in Portlaoise. The new petrol station will be built in the Midway and will be...

Tanaiste among the speakers as stellar line up confirmed for Brexit forum in Laois...

A host of high-profile politicians including Tanaiste Simon Coveney and business people will speak at a Brexit forum in Laois this week. A public meeting...

Laois Tourism to launch five-year plan in Castle Durrow

Laois Tourism is to launch its ambitious five-year Strategic Plan for the development of the industry in the county, in Castle Durrow this Thursday...
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