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LISTEN: John Whelan joins us on the Talking Politics Podcast to look ahead to...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel With the General Election now called and the date set for Saturday, February 8, we take...

Remember The Game: Knockbeg do enough in to progress in 2011 Leinster Championship

Knockbeg 3-7 Malahide CS (Dublin) 2-6 2011 Leinster Colleges 'A' SFC Round 1 For this week's Remember The Game, we go back nine years to the...

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

1 - Laois priest launches blistering attack against planned RIC event Fr Paddy has his say on plans to stage an event commemorating the RIC. 2...

Moment In Time: Raheen Pantomime a huge success in 2010

A great tradition in the parish of Raheen is the yearly pantomime that is performed. The Raheen Pantomime has been a huge success over the...

Love Island, Air BnBs in Laois and Drag Shows – It’s all in our...

We're back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. Now this is an idea...

Remember The Game: DCU topple Laois in 2009 O’Byrne Cup opener

Laois 1-13 DCU 1-14 2009 O'Byrne Cup Round 1 Sean Dempsey's reign as Laois senior football manager didn't start off the way he would have liked...

20 Laois people to watch out for in 2020

There’s any amount of talented young Laois people making strides in various fields and we’ve picked out 20 of them to keep an eye...

Engagements, waking up to grim hashtags and dates in Laois – It’s all in...

It has been a busy Christmas and New Year but we're finally winding down and getting back into the swing of things. That includes, the...

Remember the Game: Shanahoe win Laois minor ladies football title in 2004

Shanahoe 5-7 Timahoe 3-10 2004 Laois Minor Ladies Football Final Shanahoe ladies football club were a coming force in the early part of the 2000s and...

2019 Remembered: Meet the Laois baby with the extraordinary association with the number 19

Anything baby related is heart warming and this story definitely is! A very different kind of story. This really is something that is very unique. Meet...

2019 Remembered: Five prison officers attacked and one ‘stabbed’ in Midlands Prison Portlaoise

This, back in July, was an appalling incident.  A convicted murderer attacked five prison officers and stabbed one of them in an incident at the...

2019 Remembered: Dear Electric Picnic Acts – You are not in Dublin!

During the Electric Picnic, several of the acts mentioned being in Dublin, Laois people were raged by this! 'Dublin, let me hear you make some...

2019 Remembered: Laois hotel probed over accommodating, ‘persons seeking international protection’

According to a local councillor, the status of new occupants at a Portarlington hotel was questioned by local people in June. The status of new...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run

2019 Remembered: Disqualified driver found 10 times over the legal limit of alcohol at...

In May, disqualified driver was found 10 times over the legal limit of alcohol. A disqualified driver has been found 10 times over the legal...

2019 Remembered: Laois GAA club look within to appoint new manager for 2020 season

Back in November, O'Dempsey's announced they had a new manager. O’Dempsey’s have appointed former player Francis Finn as their new senior football manager for the...

2019 Remembered: Changing of the guard as owners retire from beloved 189-year-old family pub

Back in May, a family-run pub in Ballylinan, Flemings Pub, went under new management. Little can sum up the impact a meeting place has had...

2019 Remembered: Winning EuroMillions ticket sold in Laois claimed by family

At the end of October, a Laois family won huge money in the EuroMillions draw. It was a family reunion like no other today as...

2019 Remembered: Laois bride-to-be pulls out all the stops on Hen weekend

This story, from back in April, is absolutely gas! Well this is some get-up! A Laois bride-to-be was pictured wearing a very interesting outfit at her...

2019 Remembered: Huge boost for Laois club as O’Loughlin set to transfer

This news broke earlier last month and will be a big boost for Rosenallis in 2020.  Laois footballer John O’Loughlin is set to transfer from Dublin side...

2019 Remembered: Family man Jackie from Laois wins big on Winning Streak

We always love to see Laois people on TV - and back in January 2019, Jackie Doheny stole the show! There were great scenes on...

2019 Remembered: Laois GAA hit out at ‘unofficial’ calendar

Laois GAA chiefs were not happy about this back in November. Laois GAA have hit out at a company who are currently canvassing businesses and...

2019 Remembered: LaoisToday gets the scoop with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

The owner of Facebook was in Ireland back in April and one of our reporters got up close and personal. He was the most sought...

2019 Remembered: Considerable damage as fire overnight at well-known Laois pub

This fire back in January 2019 caused a lot of damage. A well-known Laois pub has been extensively damaged by a fire in the early...

2019 Remembered: Laois man to be a part of Australian version of Love Island

Back in October, a young Laois man caused something of a stir Down Under. A Portlaoise native will be part of Love Island Australia which begins on...
We can reveal the new Laois senior football manager

2019 Remembered: New Laois senior football manager revealed

Back in 2017, we broke the news that John Sugrue was going to become the Laois football manager. We repeated the trick again in September...

2019 Remembered: Some great photos from 2009 Junior Cert results day in Heywood

When this years Junior Cert results came out, we looked back at Heywood CS celebrating their results back in 2009. It’s that time of year...

2019 Remembered: Well-known Laois man set to appear on First Dates Ireland

And Michael was an absolute gentleman - he did the county proud! A well-known figure in Laois GAA and camogie circles is set to appear...
The Garda helicopter was in Stradbally last night

2019 Remembered: Garda helicopter spotted in Laois as ‘house raided’

Armed Gardai carried out a raid in March and ythe helicopter was deployed too... The Garda helicopter has been spotted in the skies over Portlaoise...

2019 Remembered: Two Laois players set to go on the All-Star hurling trip to...

After their exploits for the Laois senior hurlers, captain, Paddy Purcell and goalkeeper, Enda Rowland got to enjoy a trip to the Middle East...

2019 Remembered: New stats say Laois drivers are ‘worst in the country’

Maybe we just have the best Gardai... Figures released by the Central Statistics Office recently reveal that Laois drivers are among the worst in the...
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