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Laois encounters abroad, hypocrisy in the GAA and the dangers of the train station...

Another wide and very varied week for Laois people on Twitter. This definitely applies to irish people too. Years ago I was in Singapore with...

Flu vaccines, missing glasses and the Kolbe centre – It’s our pick of these...

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and we’ve picked out some of the top stories of the week for you to look back...

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...

Talking Music: One of Laois’s youngest opera singers on big dreams in her future

Clodagh Dunne is a bright young talent in the Laois music scene who has even brighter future plans for years to come. The Emo singer...

Good Week, Bad Week: New houses, an award winning dog and no roundabouts

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...

Remember the Game: Looking back at when Portlaoise conquered Leinster in 2004

Portlaoise 1-11 Skyrne (Meath) 2-4 Leinster Senior Club Football Championship Final 2004 The Portlaoise footballers begin their latest Leinster campaign away to Moorefield on Sunday and...

Stolen Cars, the All Star Football Team and Retirement – Here’s Our Top Stories

This week we had everything from stolen cars, retirements and yet another Virgin Media documentary based in Laois. Check out our top stories. NEWS  Laois mum of...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise Tidy Town Awards in 2004

This week's Moment in Time will look back at the Portlaoise Tidy Town Awards in 2004. Glendowns was the worthy winner of Best Overall Estate...

Laois band making a trip of a lifetime in the USA

One Laois band have been making a name for themselves across the water since they touched down in America this summer. Crooked Jacks have been...

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: History Trips, Halloween fun and ticket fraudsters

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...

Remember The Game: Ballylinan-Glenmore edge out Stradbally Parish Gaels in 2004 MFC final

Ballylinan-Glenmore 0-8 Stradbally Parish Gaels 0-6 Laois Minor 'A' Football Championship Final 2004 Ballylinan-Glenmore ground out a two point win over Stradbally Parish Gaels to claim...

Moment in Time: Halloween Howls in 2008

Nowhere puts on a festival like us here in Laois, and one of our first is proof of that. Halloween Howls celebrated ten years upstairs...

Remember the Game: Kilcotton claim hurling league title in 2004

Kilcotton 0-12 Castletown 0-6 2004 Laois ACHL Division 1 Final The Laois hurling league has a patchy history - with the record books dotted with competitions...

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...

The interview of the year, Presidential Polls and You’re a Star – It’s our...

In Laois this week we had a busy week of news, sport and community stories. Between an exciting technological advance for Midland's Regional Hospital and...

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...

Talking Music: Brendan Lambe on DJing, most memorable sets and moving across the Atlantic...

Brendan Lambe, more affectionately known as 'Lambo', is one of Laois's most well-known DJs. The former Manhattan Mixer and Lilly's DJ has now taken his...

Westlife, Corn on the Cob and voting day – It’s our tweets of the...

This week gave us some fantastic tweets, touching on topics such as Westlife tickets, corn on the cob and most importantly, voting day! Check out...

New filling stations, a Lana in Laois and two in a row- It’s our...

This week gave us an unprecedented number of news stories, with old properties closing and new businesses starting. We saw an exciting week of sport,...

Moment in Time: You’re A Star Auditions rock the Dunamaise in 2004

This month everyone is talking about 'A Star is Born', but this week in 2004, it was all about You're A Star! For this week's...

The history of Portlaoise, Winning Streak and Maniac 2000 – Here’s our tweets of...

This week we saw tweets featuring everything from a brief history of Portlaoise, positive mantras for life and the only person in Ireland (probably)...

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...

Portlaoise man presents special gift to legendary Liverpool footballer

A hugely talented Laois painter had the chance to meet one of his footballing idols and give him two works of art. Rick Kelly has...

LISTEN: Football finals review, dodgy team names and Divisional competition

Brought to you in association with Breslin’s SuperValu, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney  We’ve reached the end of our Podcasts for 2018 – and what a season...

Hurling County Final, Mental Health Week and a school bidding for World Championships ...

It has been a crazy week in Laois Today with hurling county finals and feuds, mental health week and another podcast. Take a look at...

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...

Good Week, Bad Week: The second best hotel in Ireland, 12 Acres Brewery and...

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...

Making the case for a brand new football amalgamation in Laois

Brought to you in association with Breslin’s SuperValu, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney  A new Divisional football Competition in Laois gets underway tomorrow night. The first game in...

LISTEN: Senior and Minor football preview plus Colm Begley on all things Laois, Portlaoise...

Brought to you in association with Breslin’s SuperValu, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney  What a weekend we have in store. This week it’s all about football as we...
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