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Moment in Time: Camross were all set for the fleadh in 2005

For this week's Moment in Time we are taking a look back at 2005 to the Fleadh launch. Camross were all set for Laois Fleadh...

Good Week, Bad Week: 100th birthday celebrations, hero canines and life-saving equipment

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

16 things to keep in mind as Silage Season comes to a conclusion

If you see farmers in Laois out frantically watching the weather, it is because Silage Season is coming to an end and it has...

Xtra-Vision memories, Love Island’s Maura and Electric Picnic antics – it’s our Tweets of...

After a brief sabbatical, our Tweets of the Week are back. They are here and once again they do not disappoint: Do u ever just miss...

Moment in Time: Huge turnout for the Festival of the Mountain in 2005

Following the announcement that one of Laois's oldest festivals, the Festival of the Mountain, has been cancelled for this year, this week's Moment in Time...

Laois town features a huge transformation, litter and a lack of services – it’s...

NEWS Dirty protest Around 50 inmates engaged in a ‘dirty protest’ in Midlands Prison Portlaoise last week Portlaoise and litter Portlaoise rose to its best ever anti-litter league...

A young Portlaoise singer/songwriter putting in the time to make her dreams come through

Seorsia Jack, who goes under the stage name of Sia Babez, is only 17 years old but is eagerly anticipating making her mark on the...

Good Week, Bad Week: Scholarships, festival closures and bright young business people

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

Moment in Time: The sixth Gordon Bennett Run in 2008

For this week's Moment in Time we take a look back at the sixth Gordon Bennett Classic Car run which was in June 2008. Car...

Substations, high-profile retirements and the All-Ireland Feile – it’s our top stories of the...

NEWS Laois group against controversial power project issue statement after national exposé A Laois anti-substation group have issued a statement after RTÉ Investigates exposé surrounding oil leaks Long-serving Laois...

Fr Paddy pens words of appreciation after serving in Portlaoise for seven years

Last week we broke the news that popular Portlaoise priest Fr Paddy Byrne is set to leave for a new role as parish priest...

Good Week, Bad Week: Power outages, All-Irelands and stolen car parts

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

Laois Puppy of the Year has been crowned

The Laois Puppy of the Year has been named. Petmania announced Westhighland Terrier Lola as the Laois winning puppy at their Grand Final event in...

Moment in Time: Some great photos Abbeyleix Further Education Fashion Show 2005

Abbeyleix Further Education Centre held their fashion show in May 2005 in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel. The show which, which attracted a large crowd, was...

Remember the Game: Laois minor ladies contest 2008 Leinster final against titans Dublin

Laois 0-7 Dublin 2-19 2008 Leinster Ladies Minor Football Final For this week's Remember The Game we take a look back at the Leinster Final that...

Election madness, Cumann na mBunscol and changing of the guard – it’s all of...

NEWS Elections Local elections dominated the news coverage this week. Here we have an archive of everything you might be interested in knowing surrounding the local...

Good Week, Bad Week: Cumann na mBunscol revivals, worthy recognition and European club championships

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol hurling and camogie finals 2009

Brought to you in association with Roll n Bowl Portlaoise We're still in Cumann na mBunscol fever here at LaoisToday HQ and thought what would...

Election time, the Cuisle Centre and Kolbe – it’s our top stories of the...

NEWS Local and European elections The local and European elections dominated much of the news stories this week, and you can find out all about them...

Good Week, Bad Week: Leinster-winning athletes, People’s choice awards and coming from Hell and...

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

Moment in Time: St Aengus host last awards night before the school is demolished

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back on May 28 2009, when St Aengus Post Primary School in Mountrath held their last...

Living with an invisible illness: ‘I feel I have robbed my husband’

Louise Boyle is a Dublin native, putting down roots in Portlaoise with her family almost 20 years ago.  As a person with disabilities, and...

LISTEN: Our GAA Podcast returns as we look ahead to football championship opener

After a quiet spell on the inter-county scene, the Laois senior footballers return to action this weekend when they take on Westmeath in the...

Remember the Game: O’Dempsey’s claim U-16 football honours in 2009

O'Dempsey's 3-8 Portlaoise 2-9 2009 U-16 Football League Final Portlaoise are the top dogs in Laois club football at the moment - as they have been...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise CBS charity fashion show in 2008

This week we take a look back at  Portlaoise CBS's fashion show that took place in 2008. It showcased the late 2000's trends and...

Good Week, Bad Week: Television appearances, All-Ireland debating and the Mountmellick road

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

Moment in Time: Knocking on the door of Knock NS in 2009

For our latest Moment in Time we took a trip down memory lane to 2009 and a visit to Knock NS. There has always been...

Darkness into Light, perks of nursing abroad and praise for Laois hurlers – It’s...

Our Tweets of the Week are here and once again they do not disappoint. Mother and sister can come in from darkness into light at...

Darkness into Light success, and life-saving treatment- it’s our top stories of the week

We're back again with our Top Stories of the Week. As ever, we cover top stories from news, sport, columnists and regular features on...

Good Week, Bad Week: Leinster glory, new schools and comeback kings

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad...
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