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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...

In Pictures: New TY Community Care module at Portlaoise College

Since October the Transition Year Students of Portlaoise College have been visiting Ballard Nursing Home as part of a new TY Community Care Module. The...

‘Kindness Committee’ at Portlaoise school gift thousands of books to Peter Mcverry Trust

Students at local Portlaoise school Scoil Chríost Rí have donated thousands of their own books to the Peter Mcverry Trust in Dublin. A committee was...

Laois sports stars to the fore as IT Carlow commemorates 21 years of Academic...

Institute of Technology Carlow last week celebrated 21 years of its sports scholarship programme at a special ceremony for 2019/2020 sports scholars. This included international...

Three Laois students graduate from Hibernia College

Laois students, Julie-Anne Carter, Maria Dunne and Teresa Bourke were amongst the 750 graduates who qualified in Primary or Post-Primary teaching at the recent...

In Pictures: Mountrath CS students visit Capuchin Priory

Third year students from Mountrath CS, had the wonderful opportunity of visiting the Capuchin Priory in Dublin recently. Here, they got to meet Brother Kevin,...

In Pictures: The Laois School Christmas Concert that really Rocks

‘Tis the season to be jolly and you couldn’t get a more joyous, fun or entertaining an occasion than The Rock National School Christmas...

In Pictures: Two Laois students win at Regional Intel Mini Scientist Exhibition

Last Friday marked yet another memorable day for Timahoe NS as sixth class students Seamus Ramsbottom and David Galway were crowned regional champions at...

In Pictures: Google sponsored Coding Workshop proves to be a big hit in Timahoe

Computer coding may seem like a daunting exercise to many, but not to the children of Timahoe NS. On Wednesday last, the children in 4th,...

Laois secondary school raise money for Focus Ireland

A TY group in St Mary's CBS recently took part in the Focus Ireland, Shine a Light campaign. The boys took part in a sleep...

In Pictures: Laois school celebrate successful College Awareness Week

College Awareness Week recently took place in Portlaoise College and they carried out many events and activities where the whole school community came together...

In Pictures: Kashmir Conference in Laois proves to be a successful event

The Midlands Park Hotel was host to Ireland's largest conference on the Kashmir conflict recently. The conference was organised by Naeem Iqbal and was organised...

Scoil Chríost Rí launches Christmas Book Drive for the Peter McVerry Trust

This Christmas Scoil Chríost Rí are calling on all staff, students and parents to donate their once loved children’s books to those who are...

Existing staffing levels at Laois school set to be maintained

Laois/Offaly Fine Gael TD, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD that Scoil Bhríde National...

Our School: Welcoming and vibrant atmosphere as we visit Borris-in-Ossory

Our School series brings us to St Joseph's NS in Borris-in-Ossory this week where principal Kevin Horgan, a Cork man who has been in...

German trip, storytelling and Community Care in Portlaoise College

It has been a very busy period for the students in Portlaoise College and here are some of the things they have been up...

In Pictures: Clean air week launched by Green schools in Laois

What a great initiative! Schools from Laois will be celebrating Clean Air Week from the November 18 November 22 to  by undertaking activities and events...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College wish farewell to long serving member of staff

What a great send off! There was great celebrations recently when the staff of Portlaoise College came together to acknowledge the retirement of one of...

Clonaslee College a buzz with science, biodiversity and building for the future

They don’t hang around in Clonaslee College. This is Science Week and Clonaslee is a buzz of activity and excitement as they have lined up...

Laois man at the heart of Trinity College Med Day 2019

On Friday November 8, over 600 medical students will hit the streets collecting for some money for some great causes in Trinity-affiliated hospitals. 'Trinity Med...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Further Education and Training Centre host Evening Class Awards

Portlaoise Further Education and Training Centre held their awards ceremony for the evening class provision last Tuesday. Participants received Major Awards in level 5 Healthcare...

Our School: Newtown NS – a small, rural school deeply embedded in the Crettyard...

This week for the Our School series we visited Newtown NS where principal Kevin Gorman and staff welcomed LaoisToday to meet the students. Located in...

In Picture: Laois School remembers the Holocaust with Crocus Project

Teacher Dr Mary Kelly and the students of Mountrath Community School remembered the 1.5 million Jewish children whom perished in the Holocaust which coincides...

Record crowds attend Portlaoise College’s Career and College Exhibition

Choices for midlands students transitioning from post-primary into third level education were plentiful at Portlaoise College’s fifth annual Career and College exhibition recently. Parents and...

Timahoe NS hold annual Mini Scientist Exhibition

'Let's Look at Ammonia' was this year’s big winner at the Intel Mini Scientist Exhibition at Timahoe NS. The annual showcase which took place on...

In Pictures: Laois Girl given chance to run established businesses and public bodies for...

Every year on October 11 the International Day of the Girl, Plan International works with girls to amplify their voices by staging girl “takeovers”...

Laois’s newest secondary school set for significant expansion

Due to the growth in student numbers at Dunamase College planning has commenced to make the Further Education and Training Centre across the road...

Prestigious recognition for Portlaoise College in Oxford University

Three Portlaoise College teachers recently travelled to the prestigious Oxford University to honour the work they're doing for promoting progression to third level education. Guidance...

Moment in Time: Special presentation to Mountmellick primary school students in 2004

Old school photos are always golden, and Alf Harvey certainly didn't disappoint when he provided us with these gems from 2004 when some students...

Clonaslee College in rude health and shaping up for the future

There is hardly a school in the county that enjoys a more idyllic setting than Clonaslee College, as it is nestled into the foothills...
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