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A busy week for Knockbeg College with visit from Cuan Mhuire and Transition Year...

Visit from Cuan Mhuire Knockbeg College recently welcomed Cuan Mhuire representatives to their school. TY students presented a cheque for €1100 raised by non-uniform days and...

St Mary’s CBS win mock trial competition in Loughrea

On Friday, St Mary's CBS brought a team of Transition Year students to a mock trial competition in Loughrea. The boys won four out of...

Moment in Time: St Aengus host last awards night before the school is demolished

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back on May 28 2009, when St Aengus Post Primary School in Mountrath held their last...

Portlaoise College become the first school in Laois to introduce reflective journals

Portlaoise College is leading the way as the first school in the county to introduce reflective JCPA journals. The JCPA (Junior cycle profile of achievement)...

In Pictures: National Learning Network Graduation a huge success

The National Learning Network in Portlaoise held their eagerly awaited graduation night on April 19. Some forty trainees from various courses were due to receive...

Delay on Kolbe Special School new building is a ‘disgraceful treatment of children’

Fianna Fail TD Sean Fleming has said that the progress in relation to providing a new school building for the Kolbe Special School in...

In Pictures: Very successful careers day at Portlaoise College

Up to thirty professionals from Portlaoise offered the first year students in Portlaoise College an insight into different career paths recently. The students were able...

Historic Berlin school trip for Portlaoise students

Over forty Scoil Chríost Rí students headed to Germany on Thursday morning for the school’s first overseas Leaving Cert History school tour. The number of...

Four Laois schools plus neighbouring Kildare school to be ‘structurally examined’

Four Laois primary schools and another in nearby Athy are among 42 schools in the country that will have to be examined to determine...

BREAKING: Four Laois schools to be ‘examined’ as structural issues emerge at Dublin school

Three Laois schools are among 30 that will undergo "urgent structural assessments" following the discovery of "significant structural issues" at a Dublin secondary school. The Department...

Dr Tony Humphreys to speak in Portlaoise about UCC courses that can be studied...

Dr Tony Humphreys is a renowned psychologist and he will speak in Portlaoise this Thursday evening, August 30, about two courses that he heads...

In Pictures: Dunamase College students return to school as numbers double

Portlaoise's newest secondary school opened its doors to begin its second academic year this morning. Dunamase College is located in the centre of Portlaoise town...

Knockbeg College and Clonaslee College students excel as results revealed

Laois pupils at both ends of the county were celebrating this morning. Students on the Carlow and Offaly borders received their Leaving Cert results in...

THREE Laois students hit the incredible 625 points mark

Wow. This surely must be a first for schools in Laois. A remarkable three Laois students have received top marks in their Leaving Cert results,...

Top marks as Laois student gets 600 points in Cistercian Roscrea

A Laois student has got 600 points in Cistercian College Roscrea, following in the footsteps of his brother who got a similarly impressive result...
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