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A Possible Presidential Candidate, land for housing and Divison 1A success – it’s...

We've had a hectic week of news and sport, with yet another jobs boost for Laois and looking at young players to watch in...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise juveniles give soccer star a great send off ahead of...

This time 13 years ago a talented young Portlaoise sports man set off to Scotland to play with Glasgow Celtic. Paul Cahillane was an excellent...

A cheese factory, Longitude and the debs – it’s all in our Top Tweets...

Laois tweeters have been as active as ever this week, touching on everything from learning to drive to feeling like Beyonce. We even got...

Good Week, Bad Week: Lotto Winners, Comhaltas and Theft in Laois

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...

Looking Back: Some brilliant photos from the Ossory Show in 2005

The Ossory Show is one of the most prestigious and long-running agircultural shows in the country and it takes place again this weekend in...

REVEALED: Laois’s Top 25 Instagrammers

It's back with a bang - our pick of Laois's Top 25 Instagrammers is here. Our list has been updated from last year's selection, and...

A Jobs Boost, Transitioning to College and the Super 8’s – it’s all in...

As the summer moves on, we just get busier and busier here in Laois Today. Here's our top stories from this week. NEWS  Maria Dempsey, a 7...

Moment in time: Lalor Clan rally in 2008

The Lalor name has a long and proud association with Laois and when the clan held its rally 10 years, ago photographer Alf Harvey...

Brody, Croatia and Renting in Dublin – Here’s our Tweets of the Week

After a sad but proud day in Navan, the struggles of shopping in Lidl and football no longer coming home, Laois people had a...

Good Week, Bad Week: Retirement, the Royal Family and Resignations

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...

Remember the Game: Hamm the difference as Ballinakill edge Rathdowney Errill to claim the...

Ballinakill 2-6  Rathdowney Errill 0-10 2009 Laois Junior 'C' Hurling Championship Final Junior 'C' hurling doesn't always get the attention it deserves in the GAA world...

The Twitter reaction as Laois lose out to Monaghan and season ends

Brought to you in association with Manhatten Mixer The Laois senior footballers have bowed out of the championship. John Sugrue's men made it to the last...

Moment in Time: Launch of Portarlington French Festival in 2004

Our Moment in Time this week takes a look back to the launch of the Portarlington French Festival, when the town celebrated the 310th...

Droughts, birth rates and our search for Laois’s top Instagrammers – it’s all in...

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...

England’s Penalty shootout, being left unseen and Cheryl Cole single again – it’s all...

As the hot weather continues to make us smile this week, so do Laois Tweeters. It's our Top Tweets of the Week. @gaanostalgia@PortlaoiseGAA@CLGLaois Pat “Zoom” Critchley...

Good Week, Bad Week: Selling a farm, sporting glory and the Slieve Bloom Mountains

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...

Remember the Game: Mountmellick slide past Kilcotton to secure hurling league title in 2008

Mountmellick 2-16 Kilcotton 0-10 ACHL Division 3 Final The weather was completely different this time ten years ago when Mountmellick surged to a 12-point win over...

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

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

One Laois shop has the second cheapest 99s in Ireland

Bargain hunters rejoice - your calls to try find the cheapest ice-creams have been answered. One Laois newsagents has the second cheapest 99s in the...

WANTED: Laois’s Top 25 Instagrammers

We're back with one of the most popular LaoisToday lists yet. Yes, we're on the hunt for Laois's best Instagrammers again this year. After many...

Moment in time: Launch of Durrow Howya Festival in 2010

Our photographic look back this week focuses on the launch of the Laois Howya Festival and the inaugural  Scarecrow Festival and perhaps as an...

A new Council chairman, Two hilarious Rosenallis brothers and the bog – it’s all...

NEWS King crowned as Cathaoirleach  In Pictures: King crowned as Rathdowney welcomes home its new Cathaoirleach Old Fort Festival  Check out all the photos as the Old Fort...

New to the Area: The Spanish girl with a Tapas restaurant, a young family...

Our latest New to the Area segment is with Spanish woman and Portlaoise restaurant owner Itxi Saila Ferrer. Itxi, who is from the Basque Country,...

Old Fort festival, Vines and Love Island – here’s our Tweets of the Week

We're back again this week with our selection of funniest, and also most poignant, Tweets from the men and women of Laois. Sit back and enjoy. Wonder...

Good Week, Bad Week: A new Cathaoirleach, sporting disappointment and disapproval from the general...

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...

Remember the Game: Five of the best as The Heath clinches U-12 football title...

The Heath 5-5 Portarlington 2-6 2000 Laois U-12 Division 2 Football League Final This week's remember the game has a whiff of nostalgia off it, as...

VIDEO: Two Rosenallis men are taking the national airwaves by storm

Two Rosenallis brothers are after taking the national airwaves by storm after appearing on RTÉ Radio One - not once, but twice in two...

Portarlington Superwomen, All-Ireland winners and Leinster finals – it’s all in our Top Stories...

NEWS Portarlington Superwoman  A Portarlington woman battling Motor Neurone Disease has been called a ‘Superwoman Fire spreads in Portlaoise WATCH as fire services arrive on the scene...

Moment in Time: Stradbally Vintage Rally in 2009

Just like the weather at the moment, the Stradbally Vintage Rally June of 2009 was blessed with glorious sunshine. Photographer Alf Harvey captured these fantastic...

Bloggers Unveiled, Sugrue and South Dublin mannerisms – it’s all in our Top Tweets...

We're back with our Top Tweets of the Week. Admittedly, most of the Tweets are football-orientated, but after Laois’s won the Leinster semi-final last weekend...
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