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From The Swan to Ituiutaba in Brazil – Meet the Laois man who has...

Last week, the Brazilian Ambassador to Ireland, Marcel Fortuna Biato visited Rath National School in Laois. Mr Biato was there after staff and students in...

Laois Abroad: Meet the Stradbally woman who followed her heart and ended up in...

The seventh instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and a well-travelled Stradbally woman is up next. Sinead O'Brien's journey began back...

Laois Abroad: The remarkable adventure of a Portlaoise woman in Sydney via Spain, the...

The sixth instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and one of the most travelled people we have ever interviewed is...

Laois Abroad: Meet the brothers who traded The Heath for Bulgaria to follow their...

The fifth instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and two brothers living in Eastern Europe are up next. Laois people that...

Laois Abroad: Shooing kangaroos and a garden of cockatoos – meet the Abbeyleix native...

The fourth instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and Dean Fennelly is up next. Originally from Abbeyleix, Dean lived in Ballinakill...

Laois Abroad: Mountmellick couple who swapped life in the town for skiing, kayaking and...

The third instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and a couple from Mountmellick up next. Lauren McCormack and Dylan Baxter departed...

Laois Abroad: The Abbeyleix girl who headed Down Under and changed her life

The second instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and a woman from Abbeyleix is up next. Zoe Killeen packed up her...
Colin Nestor from The Heath is the subject of our latest Laois Abroad

Laois Abroad: From The Heath to the Cayman Islands – life by the beach,...

The first instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and a man from The Heath gets us underway. At the end of...

Laois Abroad: We’re looking to hear from Laois people living over seas

A popular regular feature on the LaoisToday site since its beginning is the Laois Abroad series. Here at LaoisToday we talk to Laois natives who...

What’s it like where you are? Four Laois people living abroad on their new...

The Covid-19 pandemic has been difficult for everybody. Job losses, restricted movement, huge lifestyle changes and a massive level of uncertainty. For people living abroad,...

Laois Abroad: Rosenallis girls on working in Melbourne as city goes into lockdown again

All across the world different places have been effected in different ways by the Coronavirus. There have been varying degrees to the restrictions and some...

Laois Abroad: The Raheen physio working on the frontline in Glasgow

In our latest interview with a Laois person living abroad, we hear from Katie Sinnott from Raheen, who is working as a physio in...

Laois Abroad: From Vicarstown to Southern California and how Coronavirus is impacting work

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic across the world we have been hearing stories of Laois people scattered across the world. Today we chat...

Laois Abroad: Meet the Portlaoise woman who has lived in Spain for the past...

Meet Rebecca Fitzell! Rebecca has lived in Spain the past ten years and the Portlaoise native is the subject of our latest installment of...

Laois Abroad: Teacher and pub owner in South Korea on how Coronavirus has changed...

The Coronavirus or Covid-19 has well and truly spread across the globe now. After originally breaking out in China, in Wuhan to be exact, it...

Laois Abroad: From Melbourne to rural Rochester – hurls, snakes and a long way...

The day before Julie Anne Miller left for Australia in mid January, Leo Varadkar called the General Election. It seems like a life time ago...

Laois Abroad: The Mountmellick man in lockdown in Spain

As the Coronavirus spreads across the globe and brings everything almost to a halt, we’re keen to hear from Laois people dotted around the...

Laois Abroad: The Ballickmoyler girl feeling a long way from home

As the Coronavirus spreads across the globe and brings everything almost to a halt, we're keen to hear from Laois people dotted around the...

Laois Abroad: From Abbeyleix to Toronto and possibly further travels ahead

Meet Pippa Anderson from Abbeyleix - the latest subject of our Laois Abroad series. Pippa moved to Toronto last year and is loving life in...

Laois Abroad: We’re looking to hear from Laois people living over seas

Popular regular feature on the LaoisToday site since its beginning is the Laois Abroad series. Here at LaoisToday we talk to Laois natives who have...

Laois Abroad: From Raheen to San Francisco – the career break that became permanent

Meet Maura Shiel. Maura moved to San Francisco nearly 28 years ago and has spent the majority of her life stateside. We asked Maura about...

Laois Abroad: From The Rock to working with Arsenal and as Formula 1 physio...

Patrick Harding is from The Rock but is currently living the high life in London. Patrick has a very impressive CV from being a physio...

Laois Abroad: From Killenard to Indianapolis via New York City

Paul Flynn from Killenard has been living in Indianapolis, the capital city of Indiana, in the USA for the last eight years, having lived...

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...
Zach Tuohy celebrates after his first Geelong game

Laois AFL star Tuohy and partner Price share first pictures of new baby boy

Laois AFL star Zach Tuohy and his partner Rebecca Price have both shared adorable pictures after the birth of the latest member of the...

Laois woman ‘dares to say yes’ on her travels to Panama for World Youth...

One Laois woman embarked on what she describes as being, ' an experience of a lifetime' when she travelled to Panama for World Youth...

Laois Abroad: From the green fields of Killenard to Bondi Beach

Twenty five year old Martin O'Reilly swapped the green fields of Killenard for green fields from further afield almost two years ago and hasn't...

2018 Remembered: Laois Abroad: The Abbeyleix woman living in Gran Canaria for the last...

We've had Laois Abroad interviews from all over the world - from Abu Dhabi to South America.  In March of this year, we caught up...

Laois Abroad: Meet the Graiguecullen man living in Canada for 29 years

Bob Wynne moved to Canada a little under 30 years ago and has enjoyed life in Ontario ever since. The Graiguecullen man spoke to us...

Laois Abroad: The Mountrath woman who is now a top lawyer in Washington DC

Roisin Comerford is certainly the definition of a small town girl doing well in the big city. Roisin's mother Ann Martyn owns Centra in Mountrath...