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Laois Hurling Podcast: Willie Maher departure, what happens next – and ranking Laois’s top...

This episode was supposed to be all about Barry McEvoy's Laois club hurling rankings. But with the news of Willie Maher's departure as Laois hurling...

Talking Sport Podcast: Justin McNulty, Evan O’Carroll, Kieran Lillis and Eoin Lowry interviews ahead...

We were in the Laois Hire premises on Saturday for a media event ahead of the Tailteann Cup final. The Laois footballers take on Down...

Talking Sport Podcast: A review of last week’s three league finals and a look...

Last week was a busy one for football finals, with three League champions crowned in the Centre of Excellence. Steven Miller and Mark Comerford cast...

This is what I’m studying: David Moore (Medicine)

Our student series is back again for another week, a series of pieces where students are quizzed on their respective courses.  Every part of student...

Talking Sport Podcast: The Down perspective ahead of Tailteann Cup final

The Laois footballers head to Croke Park next Saturday to take on Down in this year's Tailteann Cup final. As well as national silverware in...

‘I can’t wait to get in and see what the possibilities are’ – John...

John Maye is returning to Knockbeg College as principal of the school for the forthcoming academic year. After leaving in 2018, he became the deputy...

The week that was: our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - 'I don’t need any lessons from a school teacher' – Sparks fly as Portlaoise Municipal District meets for the first time Willie Aird...
Talking Sport Podcast Laois v Cavan

Talking Sport Podcast: Another brilliant Laois win, Croke Park experience, Ladies and camogie plus...

The latest episode of the Talking Sport Podcast is here and we are all in great form following a big win for Laois. The Laois...

The week that was – our most read stories of the last seven days

1 - Firearm, ammunition and drugs worth €285,000 seized following Garda raid in Laois Gardaí in Portlaoise seized €285,000 worth of various controlled drugs, a...
Talking Sport Podcast Laois v Cavan

Talking Sport Podcast: Heading back to Croke Park, when stadiums die and club league...

The Laois footballers are heading back to Croke Park on Sunday and our latest Talking Sport Podcast is here. Steven Miller is joined by Alan...
Laois v Antrim

Talking Sport Podcast: The view from Antrim ahead of Tailteann Cup semi final

Excitement is building ahead of Sunday's Tailteann Cup semi final where Laois will take on Antrim in Croke Park. How are things going with The...

Local Election Podcast: Talking Points, Tommy Mulligan interview and LaoisToday Awards

The Local Elections are behind us now and this final Podcast on the subject wraps it all up. Steven Miller is joined by Alan Hartnett...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: End of the road for Laois hurlers, Willie Maher, camogie and...

The latest installment of the Talking Sport Podcast with LaoisToday is here and this is all about hurling. The Laois hurlers finished up for 2024...

Talking Sport Podcast: Reflecting on a brilliant Laois victory over Kildare

It was a memorable Sunday in O'Connor Park as the Laois senior footballers defeated Kildare. They are through to the semi finals of the Tailteann...
Talking Sport Podcast General

Talking Sport Podcast: Laois hurlers v Wexford, Laois footballers v Kildare and club leagues

With the Local Elections now in the rear-view mirror, attention this weekend turns back to sport. Steven Miller joins Alan Hartnett to look ahead to...

Local Election Podcast: Mulligan breaks through, Tuohy holds on, Connell loses out and the...

The most impressive breakthrough performance in this Local Election campaign in Laois was that of Independent candidate Tommy Mulligan. He took the third seat in...

Local Election Podcast: Reflecting on the gripping contest in Graiguecullen-Portarlington

There's always one area that throws up an election thriller. And this year it was in the Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District where Fine Gael candidates PJ...

Election Podcast: Looking back on the battle in Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick

Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick have returned the same six candidates to Laois County Council in this year's Local Elections. But there is still a lot to talk about....

Talking Sport Podcast: Laois hurlers and footballers plus Willie Maher, Shane Bolger and Justin...

While the Local Election count continues, there was a massive weekend of sport taking place also. The Laois hurlers lost out to Offaly in the...

The week that was – our most read stories of the week

1 - Mary Wheatley Interview: Political life, ladies football and breaking the glass ceiling – a truly remarkable woman We recently headed down to South...
Returning officer Verona Lambe (centre) assisted by Declan Byrne, Laois County Council; Ruth McNally Offaly County Council and Elizabeth Sharkey, returning officer Westmeath checking votes on day 3 of the General Election 2011 Laois/Offaly Count at the count centre in Tullamore.

Election Podcast: What are tallies? How does PR work? What’s the quota? Local Elections...

We are one day out from voting in the 2024 Local and European Elections with excitement and anticipation building in equal measure. So, Alan Hartnett...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Shane Keegan update, Joe McDonagh final and New York, New York

The latest episode of the Talking Sport Podcast is here and it is certainly wide and varied. Laois GAA's Shane Keegan joins us for what...
Talking Sport Podcast General

Talking Sport Podcast: Footballers in Longford, Leinster hurling leagues, Celtic Challenge and Laois minors...

The June Bank Holiday weekend is over us and the latest episode of the Talking Sport Podcast is here. Barry McEvoy joins Alan Hartnett to...

The week that was – our most read stories of the week

1 - Weekend Read: Portlaoise ideal location for Regional Sports Centre according to newly released report The issue returned to prominence after series of stories...

Election Podcast: 10 minutes with John King (Fine Gael) – Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick

John King from Rathdowney has been a Fine Gael councillor since 2009 when he was elected at the third time of asking having missed...
Talking Sport Podcast General

Talking Sport Podcast: Cumann na mBunscol memories, a trip to Longford, Celtic Challenge and...

The June Bank Holiday weekend is almost upon us and the latest episode of the Talking Sport Podcast is here. Steven Miller and Alan Hartnett...

Local Election Podcast: 10 minutes with Pauline Flanagan (Independent) – Portlaoise

Pauline Flanagan missed out on a seat at her first attempt in 2019 when she was then a Fianna Fáil candidate and running under...

Local Election Podcast: 10 minutes with Dom Dunne (Independent) – Portlaoise

Dom Dunne came within just over 50 votes of winning the final seat in the Portlaoise Municipal District in 2019, then as a candidate...

Local Election Podcast: 10 minutes with Barry Walsh (Fine Gael) – Portlaoise

Barry Walsh is an outgoing councillor in the Portlaoise Municipal District having replaced Mary Sweeney when she stepped down - but fights this election...

Local Election Podcast: 10 minutes with Bolaji Adeyanju (Independent) – Portlaoise

Bolaji Adeyanju is an Independent candidate running in the Portlaoise Municipal District. A Nigerian native, he chats about how he came to live in Ireland,...