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Irish soccer, bad driving and out smarting bouncers – it’s all in our Tweets...

After a brief sabbatical, our Tweets of the Week are back. And we think we've made a come back with some crackers... What a brilliant week...

20 signs that you’re a ‘good catch’

"He/she is a good catch" - How often will you hear it said? It's almost the ultimate Irish compliment. But what makes someone a catch?...

22 unforgettable things about the night club at Pedigree Corner

This Donal Miller classic first appeared on LaoisToday on May 29, 2017. The sign is still above the door but 'Turning Point' night club is...

25 signs it’s time to start thinking of retiring from your GAA career

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday on May 4, 2018 There's an old joke that compares professional soccer players to their amateur inter-county counterparts...

20 things you’ll remember if you went to Knockbeg College

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday on March 1, 2017 Knockbeg College boys secondary school has been home to thousands of Laois lads since...

REVEALED: Laois’s Top 10 Hottest Farmers and Blow-Ins

Brought to you in association with The Laser Suite, Portarlington And here we have it – our fourth list, and it has a twist! After hundreds...

Good Week, Bad Week: All-weather pitches, acts of kindness and American dreams

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,...

Our last category for Laois’s Hottest Men is now open… it’s the hottest sports...

Brought to you in association with The Laser Suite, Portarlington It's the grand reveal of our latest and final category for Laois's Hottest Men... it's...

Nominations now open for Laois’s Hottest farmers and blow-ins

Brought to you in association with The Laser Suite, Portarlington Laois's most talked about list is back. It's Laois's Hottest Men - with a twist. On Tuesday...

Nominations are now open for Laois’s hottest redheads and Golden Oldies

Brought to you in association with The Laser Suite, Portarlington The most esteemed list of all is back - with a difference. On Sunday we announced...

IT’S BACK: The search for Laois’s Hottest Men is on!!

Brought to you in association with The Laser Suite, Portarlington The most esteemed list of all is back - with a difference. Two years ago, while...

In advance of the All-Ireland hurling final, here are favourite things about Kilkenny

After Shane Lowry won the British Open and the whole country were honorary Offaly people for a couple of days, we picked out our...

Good Week, Bad Week: Laois Aviation, hockey and hospital waiting times

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,...

Ahead of the All Ireland hurling final we’ve picked out 10 Tipperary people whove...

After Shane Lowry won the British Open and the whole country were honorary Offaly people for a couple of days, we picked out our...

The Week that Was: The top 10 stories of the past seven days

We look at back at our most viewed stories over the past seven days. Furniture retail giants JYSK forced to postpone opening of Portlaoise...

Good Week, Bad Week: European championships, All-Ireland games and illegal dumping

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,...

Good Week, Bad Week: New presenting roles, Miss Macra and national medals

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,...

17 different characters you’ll see at every Debs

As Debs season is upon us in all its glory, we thought it might be suitable to mention the 17 different types of people,...

Laois Twitter reacts to Love Island finale

What has been modelled as the television event of the summer is now here: it's the Love Island final. We've seen weeks of cracking on,...

A Laois Mammy’s Guide to surviving the summer with the kids

The summer is a wonderful time of year. The weather is generally nice, the evenings are long and the mornings are bright. But the summer also...

Good Week, Bad Week: Promotions, Leinster semi-finals and special guests

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,...

Incomes, environmental problems and heading for the States – it’s our top stories of...

NEWS Laois has highest average gross income in the Midlands Laois has the highest average gross income earners in the Midlands, but earners make on average...

Good Week, Bad Week: Basketball scholarships, representing Ireland and environmental damage

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...
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