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Talking Sport Podcast: Penalties, storms, black cards and U-20 controversy

In our latest Talking Sport Podcast, Steven Miller and Alan Hartnett are joined by our man in Carlow Kevin Regan. The controversy surrounding the Laois...

Love Island, Apache Pizza and Sinn Féin – It’s all in our Tweets of...

Laois people never let us down on Twitter! And this week is no different. Check out our selection below: We feel your pain Gráinne I want to be...

Moment In Time: Lords and ladies turn out in style for 18th Century Durrow...

Twelve years ago the people of Durrow transported themselves back to the 18th century. The event was one of a few held to celebrate the...

Talking Politics: Observations on Laois-Offaly, Kildare South & a replayed election?

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel A week on from the country going to the polls in the 2020 General Election, there's...

New to the Area: From a copywriter in Wiltshire to a glampsite owner in...

Kyra Fingleton is the owner of ‘Glamping Under the Stars’ - a boutique glampsite located near Ballyroan. The glampsite has quickly established itself as one...

The best places for Laois people to find love back in the day

Valentine’s Day. No matter if you love it or hate it, you just can’t avoid it. And with love well and truly in the air...

Talking Sport: Elections, fixture backlog and U-20 preview in our latest Podcast

Our Talking Sport Podcast this week is a bit of a strange one. It comes after a weekend when almost every sporting fixture was called...

Talking Politics: Brian Stanley wins the day while Fine Gael and Fianna Fail both...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel There have been big election results before - but this one is like never before. The people...

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

1 - Outrage as ‘tyres, nappies and stale pizza’ dumped outside Laois village There was a disgusting incident of dumping in Laois last weekend. 2 -...

The Superbowl, slow walkers and the chipper – it’s all in our Tweets of...

Laois people never let us down on Twitter! And this week is no different. Check out our selection below: Good man Paudie   What a halftime show, but is...

Moment In Time: Throwback to Mountmellick GAA Dinner Dance in 2003

It is the season of Dinner Dances and we decided to take a look back to the Mountmellick GAA dinner dance this time 17...

Remember The Game: Laois footballers overcome Tipperary in 2010 Division 2 league clash

Laois 1-13 Tipperary 1-11 National Football League Division 2 - 2010 This week's Remember The Game looks back on a Laois victory over Tipperary in Division...

Laois Abroad: From Portlaoise to the bright lights of Toronto

Meet Lisa Moylan! Lisa moved to Toronto over two years ago and has been enjoying the Canadian lifestyle so far. The Portlaoise woman spoke to us...

Talking Sport: Laois v Cavan, Transfer News, Love Island splits & Laois’s greatest sports...

The latest LaoisToday Talking Sport podcast is an eclectic mix of sport - hurling, football, camogie, ladies football, rugby, soccer, Australian Rules and even...

Talking Politics: Kildare South, borders and the battle of Birr

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel And we're nearly there!! The 2020 General Election takes place this Saturday, February 8, in the 39...

One Direction, Brennans and mammy’s hiding the PlayStation – it’s all in our Tweets...

Laois people never let us down on Twitter! And this week is no different. Check out our selection below: Never underestimate Irish mammies Heading for 21 and paying...

Moment In Time: Heywood CS Musical a huge success in 2015

Five years ago Heywood Community School's transition year students put on the show of their lives when they staged their musical 'Joseph and his...

LISTEN: Allianz National Leagues, Sigerson Cup, WhatsApp, basketball and more – it’s all in...

We are back with this week's bumper Sport's Podcast and there was much to be discussed. Steven Miller is joined once again by Alan Hartnett...

In Pictures: A selection of classic images from the Laois-Offaly 2011 General Election count

There's something so classicly timeless about election count photos. And even though it's only nine years ago, the photos from the 2011 Laois-Offaly General Election...

Man United, Pat Critchley and traffic – It’s all in our Tweets of the...

We’re back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. And you have been busy...

Moment In Time: Both crowds and blood drawn at the 2012 GAA Fight Night

A GAA fight night was hosted in the then Heritage Hotel, now Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise on January 21 2012. Laois senior footballers and hurlers...

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

1 - Weather Warning as snow to hit Laois and most of the country next week Weather charts are showing an icy blast to hit...

Remember The Game: Scoil Chriost Ri trounce Wexford school to win consecutive Leinster titles...

Scoil Chriost Ri 7-16 St Marys New Ross 3-3 Leinster Ladies Colleges SFC 'B' Final 2014 After winning the 'C' championship the year before, Scoil Chriost...

LISTEN: John Drennan and John Whelan join us in the latest LaoisToday Talking Politics...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel With just two weeks to go until polling day in the 2020 General Election, we sat...

The General Election, Safaris and Job interviews – It’s all in our Tweets of...

We’re back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. And you have been busy...

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

1 - ‘There is going to be someone killed’ unless something is done Paddy Bracken spelled it out in no uncertain terms. 2 - Laois church...

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...
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