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Looking back on the mighty Portlaoise hurling team of 1998

20 years from the last time the Portlaoise hurlers reached a provincial decider, Eamonn Fennelly's men are on the cusp of doing so again. Although...

Moment in Time: Pat Critchley launches his book Hungry Hill in 2008

This week's Moment in Time is looking back to 2008, when Pat Critchley launched his book 'Hungry Hill' in the Maryborough function room in...

Christmas trees, Peter Casey and awkward jokes – it’s our tweets of the week

Right, Halloween is over get out your Christmas trees 🎄 — Aedín (@_Aedin) November 1, 2018 You heard it here first. Can’t believe that I waited ELEVEN...

Good Week, Bad Week: Macra Awards, An Aldi Community Grant and Music Generation Laois

As part of a running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’ - a little bit later than usual owing to the...

Moment in Time: Halloween fun and games in Scoil Bhríde Portlaoise in 2008

This week's Moment in Time has brought us back to 2008. Alf Harvey payed a visit to Scoil Bhríde Portlaoise, where Halloween festivities were in...

Good Week, Bad Week: Ireland’s Fittest Family, one million streams on Spotify and 150...

As part of a running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week, we...

A mystery tour to Portlaoise, Meteorology and the OG Laois jersey – It’s our...

It was another hilarious and varied week from Laois Tweeters, with everything from mystery tours, chicken wings and Ticketmaster making a fortune. It's our tweets...

V-Cuts, Shane Dawson and Gym fanatics – It’s our tweets of the week

As always we'v searched Twitter for the best tweets to come out of Laois this week. You can be guaranteed a laugh, a moan and...
The Midlands face Donegal in the Kennedy Cup this evening

Good weekend for Laois sides on local soccer scene

A number of clubs across the county continued their soccer campaigns this weekend where five out of six Laois clubs came up trumps. Towerhill Rovers,...

An Indian Summer, Winning Streak Success and an incredible weight loss – It’s Our...

Our top stories this week had some worrying news about indecent exposure and even a stabbing in Laois. It wasn't all bad however, with a...

Blue messages on Snapchat, Winter nights out and the ploughing – it’s our tweets...

Every week we select a handful of the best tweets in and about Laois. This week we saw people preparing for winter nights out, ACTUALLY...

Hurricane Helene, 185 new Garda and the second episode of The Town – It’s...

September is a busy time here at Laois Today. With the second episode of The Town airing this week, Laois success at the Irish Hair...

The Mere Mortals on Baggot’s inn, Feile 99 and just missing out on the...

In episode seven of The Laois Today Podcast, we took a trip down memory lane with local band The Mere Mortals. Comprised of one Tullamore...

Portlaoise Panthers, The Rose of Tralee and Yankee Candles – Here’s Our Tweets of...

This week we saw our stunning Laois Rose do us proud in Tralee, the Portlaoise Panthers playing a blinder in the World Championships and...

Good Week, Bad Week: Amazing Leaving Cert Results, Camross Comhaltas and a dash to...

As part of a running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week, we...

Good Week, Bad Week: Captain’s prize, a new hurling manager and the housing crisis

As part of a running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week, we...

Portlaoise AFC hosting huge soccer tournament this weekend

Portlaoise AFC are running their fourth annual U-13 soccer tournament this weekend, August 11/12 - with teams from 12 different counties set to take...

A venue for Laois Music Groups, a warm council welcome and a remarkable Laois...

It was another busy week of news here at Laois Today with candidates selected for the next general election, a stunning family home for...

We look ahead to Sunday’s Laois GAA action as Round 2 of hurling championships...

The club hurling championship action is coming thick and fast these days and there is another busy schedule of games again this afternoon. O'Moore Park...

Cul Camps, Daniel O’Donell and Love Island ending – It’s our tweets of the...

Even though the weather was pretty dreadful, there wasn't a dull moment from Laois tweeters this week. The Electric Picnic countdown is on, Love Island...
Pope Francis

Fr Paddy: Pope Francis – a man of his word

This week a new movie is being released in Ireland detailing the life and papacy of Pope Francis. It is certainly timely as soon...

Warm welcome for compulsory purchase order on derelict Portlaoise properties

A Laois County Council decision to purchase a number of vacant properties that have been the subject of much vandalism in a Portlaoise estate...

First Round of Championship, JamboRí and top 25 Instagrammers – it’s all in our...

Be it News, Sport or Property, we had it all this week on Laois Today. From abandoned presidential aspirations, 4,000 scouts and all the young...

Good Week, Bad Week: A new gym, fodder and the Ossory Show

As part of a running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week, we...

In Pictures: Community Pride on show in Laois

SVT Activity & Wellness Hub and the Community of Killeshin greeted the judges in the IPB All Island Pride of Place Competition on July...

Traffic survey to go ahead near Timahoe playground

Due to concerns about children's safety, a speed survey and traffic count will be carried out near Timahoe playground. The decision follows a proposal from...

Planned renewable gas facility will create jobs in Laois

Plans are underway for a renewable gas facility just outside Portlaoise, which will supply 100 construction jobs during its development and a further 8-10...

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