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Talking Sport Podcast: New football analyst wanted, Keith Bracken interview and weekend previews

We're into December but the action continues thick and fast in the world of GAA. The biggest news of the week is that for the...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Clough-Ballacolla, Abbeyleix and Na Fianna Og enjoy great weekends

We might be heading for December but the GAA season shows no sign of letting up. On the latest LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast, we look...
2012 Portlaoise Musical Society 2

Moment in Time: Portlaoise Musical Society Singin’ in the Rain in 2012

The Portlaoise Musical Society have always gone way above and beyond in terms of their production values - and they've been duly honoured at...

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

1 - Mountmellick community stunned at tragic death of young Daragh Lee There was a deep sadness in Mountmellick following the tragic death of Daragh...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Leinster club, prize cattle, live TV and U-20 championships

This week's Talking Sport Podcast is a real Pick and Mix of the local GAA scene. With six Laois teams in Leinster club championship this...
Peter O'Neill Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Peter O’Neill interview as he steps down as Laois GAA chairman

The latest edition of the LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast features an indepth interview with outgoing Laois GAA chairman Peter O'Neill. O'Neill is stepping down as...

Meet the Laois woman who traded military life for her own health and well-being...

After a lifetime spent serving her country, this Laois woman has continued in that sphere - but now does it a little closer to...

In Pictures: Laois lads to the fore in Australian fundraising cycle as over €13,000...

It's a long way from Killeshin and Graiguecullen to Sydney. And it's even longer to Wollongong! But four Laois lads were part of a huge fundraising...
St Joseph's Lip Sync 2016

Moment in Time: St Joseph’s Lip Sync in 2016 brings out the crowds

When the St Joseph's GAA club run a fundraiser, there is generally no stone left unturned. Over the years they have had some memorable events...

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

1 - Stabbing incident in Portlaoise  News of a stabbing incident in Portlaoise broke on Saturday morning last. A man was the victim of a serious...

Talking Sport Podcast: Provincial adventures, Camogie finals and Park-Ratheniska trio on 2021

We are back with the latest episode of the Talking Sport Podcast with LaoisToday. After the football county finals concluded last weekend, we all thought...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Portarlington reign supreme and what a day for Ballyroan

Portarlington are Laois SFC champions for the second time in three months thanks to a comprehensive win over Portlaoise, And following their massive 4-9 to...
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The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Man arrested and charged following robbery in Laois town A man has been arrested and subsequently charged with burglary following an incident in...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: County Final Fever – Portlaoise v Portarlington and Barrowhouse v Ballyroan-Abbey

In the latest edition of the LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast, Steven Miller, Alan Hartnett and Billy O'Loughlin look ahead to this weekend's Laois SFC...
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Talking Sport Podcast: Anna Geary interview – Ireland’s Fittest Family, Donncha, Davy and the...

In this special Talking Sport episode, we're joined by Anna Geary, the former All Ireland camogie-winning captain who is now an RTE presenter, coach...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Epic senior hurling final, Clough-Ballacolla make history and Ballinakill return senior

What a great day of hurling in O'Moore Park. The Laois senior hurling final was an epic for the ages as Clough-Ballacolla saw off Borris-Kilcotton...
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The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Second Laois woman set to feature on popular new RTE singing game show Another talented Laois woman is set to feature on RTE...
Portarlington Hall's Pictorial Weekly

WATCH: Brilliant Halls Pictorial Weekly footage as Portarlington goes centre stage in 1976

There's nothing like a bit of old TV footage to bring nostalgia to the fore. And that was certainly the case in Portarlington this week...
St Conleth's Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: St Conleth’s celebrations, making history and early memories

In this special edition of the Talking Sport Podcast we're joined by three members of the St Conleth's ladies football team that made history...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Premier Intermediate Hurling final – Ballinakill or Ballyfin?

In this episode we look ahead to the Premier Intermediate hurling championship final between Ballinakill and Ballyfin. Damien Carter joins Steven Miller to look ahead...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Senior hurling final preview as Borris-Kilcotton and Clough-Ballacolla do battle again

For the second time in under three months, Borris-Kilcotton and Clough-Ballacolla will do battle in the Laois senior hurling final. The sides only met in...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Park are back, St Conleth’s reign supreme and mouth-watering senior final...

Alan Hartnett may be out of action this week but Steven Miller and Billy O'Loughlin are here to keep the show on the road...

Moment in Time: Classic Halloween photos from Portarlington in 2007

There's nothing like Halloween to tells us that Autumn is giving way to Winter. Fireworks, bangers and all sorts of great fancy dress costumes. We've come...
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The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Laois mam crowned Woman’s Way and Beko Mum of the Year for 2021 A Laois mammy has been crowned the Woman’s Way and...

Talking Sport Podcast: All about Ladies as Sarsfields and St Conleth’s gear up for...

The action continues to ramp up - and so too do the volume of our Talking Sport Podcasts. This is our third one of the...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Prediction time for intermediate football final

It's a busy week for the LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast Production team with three preview episodes available. Today we look forward to Friday night's intermediate...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Senior and junior semi-finals, new minor manager and Congress vote

With so much to discuss this week, we have split our football podcast out into THREE different episodes. Our first looks forward to this weekend's...

Up and Coming: Meet the aspiring architect behind Bunlacken Brú at the foot of...

The pandemic has taken so much away – but it has brought out the very best in some young Laois people. Our series ‘Up and...

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from The Rock NS from 20 years ago

Just over 20 years ago, Liam Ahearne took over as principal of The Rock NS between Mountmellick and Emo. Then a two-teacher school, it has...
Dysart Woods

#LoveLaois: Dysart Woods – hilly, scenic and adjacent to Laois’s most famous landmark

This piece was originally published in May of this year so references to bluebells will be out of date. But it's still a good...