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WATCH: Ploughing BACK ON for tomorrow as clean-up operations get underway

The National Ploughing championship is back on for Thursday, September 20. Many farmers, exhibitors and punters alike were left at limbo and disappointed today as...

Laois among the counties with the highest increased rate of children overdue for disability...

A report released by RTÉ today shows that the midlands has the highest rate of increases of children overdue for disability or a suspected...

‘I’ve never considered cancer to be something that should interfere with my life,’ prominent...

While Camross and Slieve Bloom prepare to meet in the intermediate hurling final this weekend, this local derby is just another battle that Camross...

Annual Walk for loved ones lost by suicide

The annual Giving Light and Hope walk which remembers loved ones lost to suicide will take place in Stradbally this weekend. The event starts in...

Laois golf club to hold memorial event in honour of late Ladies captain

Mountrath Golf Club are holding a three-day memorial event in honor of the late Carol Sinnott, the former Lady Captain of the club. Carol led...
On the spot fines for road side dwellers

Tomorrow is annual day for aiming to have zero deaths on Europe’s roads

Wednesday, September 19 is the day for the annual 'European Day Without A Road Death', or EDWARD. The project aims to have no road deaths...

Portlaoise with highest job gains in Ireland outside of Cork and Dublin

There is good news for employment seekers and businesses in Portlaoise as the county town has the third highest level of jobs gains over...

Newly-appointed Maryborough NS principal full of praise for the school’s community

To become principal of a school only 10 years after graduating is a remarkable feat - but one that Bríd-Ann Buggie is slow to...

Luggacurren 10K another huge success

The 27th Annual Luggacurren 10K took place on Sunday 9 September. The Luggacurren 10k, is one of the longest running road races in Laois. Ideal weather...

Vandals attack small Laois community for second night in a row

A small GAA club preparing for their first intermediate final in 64 years have vowed not to let vandals get the better of them...

Memorial run for well-known Laois man to take place next month

A memorial walk/run has been organised in memory of highly popular Laois man Alan Mulhall for Sunday, October 14. Alan's wife Vikki is holding the...

Little Molly Mai’s fight for a school place receives national attention

Earlier this week, LaoisToday wrote an article on a Portlaoise family's plight to try get their daughter Molly Mai a place in primary school. Martin...
Secondary strike action caused commuter chaos this morning

Laois commuters to be affected by upcoming railroad works

A number of Laois commuters are set to be affected by the line improvements and service arrangements taking place over this weekend and the...

Here’s how your child can take part in the next Late Late Toy Show

Nevermind the celebrities, or the glamourous toys or Ryan Tubridy's jumpers - the real stars of the Late Late Toy Show are the children. From...

Two communities come together after recent vandalism on Laois village and GAA Club

This is what the GAA is all about. Two communities have come together after vandals wrote graffiti'd a Laois village and walls outside of their...

Vandals attack Laois GAA club and village ahead of match with local rivals

There are local rivalries and then there are rivalries that take an ugly turn. Last night, Killeshin village and GAA Club were attacked by vandals...

Gardaí have issued renewed appeal for man last seen at Portlaoise Hospital

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information in relation to the whereabouts of a missing person. Rafal Filipowicz was last seen walking out from Portlaoise...

Well-known historical Laois property goes up for sale

A historic Laois property is now up for sale. Grattan House, located in Grattan Business Park on the Dublin Road in Portlaoise, is now...

Mountmellick set to represent Laois as enterprise town

Mountmellick is set represent its county as the only Laois town town in a national competition to find the best enterprise town in Ireland. Mountmellick...

In Pictures: Joyous celebrations as Laois students receive their Junior Cert results

There were joyous celebrations across Laois today as Transition Year and fifth year students received their Junior Cert results. There has been a small increase...

In Pictures: All smiles as we visit Laois primary schools

It was all smiles and laughter as our LaoisToday photographer Julie-Anne Miller popped in to two Laois primary schools recently. Arles NS and Newtown NS...

Laois Down Syndrome receives €500 from Portlaoise supermarket

Laois Down Syndrome Association received a hugely generous donation of €500 by one Portlaoise supermarket this week. Laois Down Syndrome Association one of the hundreds...

Group behind saving Portlaoise Hospital provide update on their campaign

Portlaoise Hospital Action Committee have provided the public with an update of activities. Recently, upon invitation and facilitation from deputy Brian Stanley, the committee...

No place for Molly Mai as Laois family cry out in desperation for their...

One Laois family have been left heartbroken and at the end of their tether by the fact that they can't find a place in...

Mountmellick camera club set to hold annual exhibition

Mountmellick camera club are getting set to hold their annual exhibition next weekend. The exhibtion will commence in Mountmellick Community School on Friday September 14...

Laois retirement home granted extension, despite parish priest’s objection

An extension of a Laois retirement home is being granted despite the local parish priest objecting. Miguel House in Castletown is expanding to include specialist...

In Pictures: Over €7,000 raised for seriously ill Laois man as local fundraisers goes...

Last month we brought you the very upsetting news that a young Laois man had fallen seriously ill on a Spanish island. However, the good...

Young Laois musicians take to centre stage at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Two talented young Laois musicians recently took centre stage at Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre with renowned percussionist Alex Petcu. Aibhlínn Doheny (17) and Liam...

In Pictures: Portlaoise students light up the capital this week

Two Portlaoise students lit up the Grand Canal with some very colourful costumes yesterday. Scoil Chríost Rí students Tammy Wright & Tierna Byrne brought their...

This Laois dog who travelled to Dublin and back is looking for his owners

One very good boy made a Lassie-like trip up to Dublin and back again yesterday, and people are now on the quest to find...
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