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Sunsets, Hannah Montana and The GOAT – It’s all in our Tweets of the...

We’re back again with our best tweets from this week. There are some good ones. We must be naturals here in Laois.   Some things never change.. Twenty...

The Week That Was: The Top 10 stories of the past seven days

1 - In Pictures: Second Coronavirus centre set to open in Laois On Tuesday of last week, the Department of Health opened one in Emo...

Laois Abroad: From Melbourne to rural Rochester – hurls, snakes and a long way...

The day before Julie Anne Miller left for Australia in mid January, Leo Varadkar called the General Election. It seems like a life time ago...

Moment in Time: The official opening of Mountrath CS in 2010

After many years of planning and building and weeks of preparation the day finally arrived for Mountrath Community School to celebrate it's official opening...

Laois Abroad: The Mountmellick man in lockdown in Spain

As the Coronavirus spreads across the globe and brings everything almost to a halt, we’re keen to hear from Laois people dotted around the...

Laois Abroad: The Ballickmoyler girl feeling a long way from home

As the Coronavirus spreads across the globe and brings everything almost to a halt, we're keen to hear from Laois people dotted around the...

Moment In Time: Some great pictures from Rathdowney-Errill Dinner Dance in 2011

Some great photos here! Rathdowney-Errill held their dinner dance in March 2011 in The Templemore Arms Hotel and what a night it was. They celebrated Laois...

The Coronavirus, a dodgy pitch and Lovely Laois – It’s all in our Tweets...

In the midst of a global pandemic Laois twitter rise up. We've gathered the tweets of the week and once again they're quality.   It didn't last...

Can you name the entire Laois senior football panel from the 2003 Leinster final?

Another day in this changed new world. And we've come up with another way to keep you occupied and entertained. 2003 was a glorious time for...

Remembering the Top 10 Hottest Red Heads in Laois in 2019!

The LaoisToday search for the county's Hottest Men has been a hugely popular feature on site over the past three years and though we...

Moment In Time: Prizes galore at National Handwriting Awards 2009

The National Handwriting Awards took place in 2009 in it's 17th year at the Teachers Centre in Portlaoise. The competition was open to all national...

The Week That Was: The Top 10 stories of the past seven days

1 - BREAKING: Department of Health confirms Coronavirus is now in Laois The Department of Health revealed that the Coronavirus was in Laois Thursday. 2 -...

Laois Abroad: From Abbeyleix to Toronto and possibly further travels ahead

Meet Pippa Anderson from Abbeyleix - the latest subject of our Laois Abroad series. Pippa moved to Toronto last year and is loving life in...
Can you name this club and the 47 others in our latest quiz?

Can you name all the GAA clubs in Laois?

In this very serious time for the world, most people are bored and looking for things to do. And what better than a bit of...

Remember The Game: Laois battle out tough draw 2003 with Down in Munnelly debut

Laois 0-17 Down 2-11 2003 Division 1 Football League In the latest Remember The Game we look back on a match from a period of Laois...

The 11 stages of every GAA club player’s life and career

A Star of the Future, a Young Lad or a Former Great? People dedicate their lives to their GAA team and the beauty of it...

Moment In Time: Great photos from the 2010 Graiguecullen and Killeshin St Patrick’s Day...

Today we look back at the 2010 Graiguecullen and Killeshin parades. People lined the streets as the Graiguecullen parade made it's way from the town...

LISTEN: LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast on Coranavirus, fixture speculation, Netflix and sports book recommendations

If the Coronavirus restrictions continue for months, will the Portlaoise footballers be just given the Laois senior championship again? How can the National Football Leagues...

Moment In Time: Great Pictures and serious craic at Durrow St Patrick’s Day parade...

We’ve once again dug deep into Alf Harvey’s archives to unearth some absolute classic pictures of Durrows St Patrick's Day parade in 2010. Great imagination...

21 of the hardiest men to have played football in Laois in the last...

This piece originally appeared on LaoisToday in November 2017. Every club likes to have a hardy hoor and we're fond of a list in LaoisToday....

Talking Music: Transmitter’s Stewart Quinn chats Italia ’90, Old Fort and performing in Laois

For three Laois brothers and one old friend, 15 years on the live circuit has flown by in a technicolor of wedding dance-floors, 02...

Moment in Time: Some great photos from the Mountrath St Patrick’s Day Parade in...

The outbreak of Coronavirus across the world has meant the widespread cancellation of almost all public gatherings. But it’s still St Patrick’s Day this week...

Tweets of the Week – Coronavirus, an unreal score and a very Irish story

We’re back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! This week there's been one major news story and that's the coronavirus outbreak. Laois people...

Tom Mulhall: Remembering the glory days of the Montague Hotel

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday in March 2018. A couple of weeks ago the LaoisToday team wrote a very humourous piece on Valentine's Day...

Moment in Time: Some quality photos from the Portlaoise St Patrick’s Day Parade in...

We'll miss the St Patrick's Day parades this year. The outbreak of Coronavirus across the world has meant the widespread cancellation of almost all public...

The Week That Was: The Top 10 stories of the past seven days

1 - Massive fundraiser launched for little boy with rare genetic neuromuscular disease A massive fundraiser has been launched for baby Dan Donoher, son of...

Laois Abroad: We’re looking to hear from Laois people living over seas

Popular regular feature on the LaoisToday site since its beginning is the Laois Abroad series. Here at LaoisToday we talk to Laois natives who have...

Moment in Time: Shanahoe ladies footballers presentation in 2003

In the late 2000s, the Shanahoe Ladies Football club were going places. At underage level they were winning all round them and those young players...

Talking Sport: Coronavirus, yellow vests and Jedward

Slightly later than usual, the lads are back with their latest Podcast. Coronavirus, Jedward, the power of the hi-viz jacket and getting blocked on Twitter...

William and Kate, the Coronavirus and your family tree – It’s all in our...

  How to get girls 101 All of us on the beer in Limerick one night and linney meeting a lad he used to go to...
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