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LaoisToday Podcast: John Moloney on life after politics, his admiration for Brian Cowen and...

On this week’s LaoisToday Podcast, we're delighted to be joined by former Fianna Fáil TD and Junior Minister John Moloney. It’s 10 years this week...

The Midweek Podcast: Paralympics, Stay Home Play and music from The Electrix

Paul Downey presents another busy LaoisToday Midweek Podcast this week. Following a workplace accident in 2014, Portlaoise native Gary O'Reilly was left paralysed from the...

Talking Sport Podcast: Football Team of the Year, Transfer Dealings and Fittest Family contenders

On this week's LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast, Steven and Alan pick the 2020 Laois senior club football team of the year and outline their...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: Remembering Clough-Ballacolla’s breakthrough success in 2009

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday in June 2020.  This week's Down Memory Lane podcast looks back at the breakthrough Laois senior hurling success...

LaoisToday Podcast: Claire Byrne on Laois roots, her career rise and the broadcasting challenges...

On this week's LaoisToday podcast, presenter Brian Moss is joined on the line by RTE TV and radio presenter Claire Byrne. In a wide-ranging discussion,...

The Midweek Podcast: Laois student off to European Debating Championships, Macra na Feirme short...

Former Scoil Chriost Ri student Anna Lee Dowling is heading to the European Debating Championships. The current NUIG student is one of only two first...

Talking Sport Podcast: The ban, a new hurling chairman and Shanahoe ladies football feature

We’re back with the latest instalment of the LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast. Host Alan Hartnett is joined by Steven Miller where they look back at...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: 1999 – Champions League drama, Ian Robertson and the end...

1999 was another eventful year both locally, nationally and internationally. Who’ll ever forget Manchester Utd’s treble winning season and in particular their incredibly dramatic Champions...

LaoisToday Podcast: Sinn Féin poll topper one year on from General Election triumph

On this week’s episode of the LaoisToday Podcast, we're delighted to be joined by Sinn Féin TD Patricia Ryan.  Patricia represents the Kildare South constituency...

The Midweek Podcast: O’Dempsey’s man signs children’s book deal and Laois singer Emer Dunne

As always, this week's LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, hosted by Paul Downey, is jam-packed with content and it begins with the story of a new...

Talking Sport Podcast: Cheddar’s backroom team, a returning face on the hurling panel and...

We’re back with the latest instalment of the LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast. Host Alan Hartnett is joined by Steven Miller where they look back at...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: 1998 – Offaly’s sit down protest, Omagh bombing, Laois underage...

There are some years that just will never be forgotten and 1998 is one of them. The LaoisToday Down Memory Lane Podcast series look back on...

LaoisToday Podcast: Cathal Berry on his first year in the Dáil, hopes for Portarlington...

It’s exactly a year since the 2020 General Election and on this week’s LaoisToday Podcast we catch up with one of the stories of...

The Midweek Podcast: Paralympic preparations, financial planning and the Crooked Jacks

As we begin a new year and the Christmas season is behind us, how can we save money? Steven Miller speaks to David Peavoy of...

Talking Sport Podcast: Managerial appointments, proposal for a Laois rugby team plus Conor Kelly...

After a one week break, we're back with the latest instalment of the Talking Sport Podcast. Host Alan Hartnett is joined by Steven Miller where...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: 1997 – The start of the Bertie era, the Diana...

In the latest LaoisToday Down Memory Lane Podcast, presenter Steven Miller is joined by John Whelan and Brian Ramsbottom to back on the local,...

The Midweek Podcast: Crime prevention, forest owners national organisation and Cua music

It is episode six of our Midweek Podcast and host Paul Downey has a bumper schedule once again. The Irish Forest Owners (IFO) are a...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: 1996 – Laois minor triumph, the Babs Keating years, Michelle...

he mid 1990s were a dramatic period in Irish life - and that was mirrored in Laois with a series of unforgettable local events. In...

LaoisToday Podcast: Liam O’Neill on his time as GAA president, the association’s big challenges...

Part 2 of the LaoisToday Podcast interview with former GAA president Liam O’Neill. In today’s episode, he reflects on his three years as GAA president...

The Midweek Podcast: New cars, Laois’s own Glendalough and Drops of Green brothers Lee...

Who doesn’t love a new car? The look, the new car scent and that first drive. Stephen Butler is the Sales Manager for Joe...

Talking Sport: Hay or straw? Football panel additions and interview with soccer stars Colin...

The latest LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast is here - and once again, although there isn't much going on on the field at the moment,...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: The unforgettable events of 1995

Who doesn’t like a bit of nostalgia? Who doesn’t enjoy a trip down memory lane? In this strange new Coronavirus world where the restrictions are...

LaoisToday Podcast: Liam O’Neill on his early years, his breakthrough in Laois and his...

This week's guest on the LaoisToday Podcast is former GAA President Liam O'Neill from Trumera. In a wide-ranging conversation with presenter Steven Miller, he recalls...

The Midweek Podcast: Portlaoise Panthers search for permanent home, travelling through Australia in a...

On this week's LaoisToday Midweek Podcast episode, host Paul Downey chats with Seamus 'Shay' Dooley and Peter O'Sullivan from Portlaoise Panthers about their search...

Talking Sport Podcast: Cahir Healy on his decision to leave Portlaoise and call time...

There can be few GAA players out there that have clocked up as many air miles in their quest to represent their club and...

LaoisToday Podcast: John Mulholland on Covid, council challenges, economic development and his dream project

In our first LaoisToday podcast of 2021, we chat with John Mulholland, chief executive of Laois County Council. He chats about the challenges of managing...

Talking Sport Podcast: GAA news, Covid times and local lads on Connacht rugby success

It's a brand new year and we are back with our first Talking Sport Podcast of 2021. With no GAA action on the field for...

The Midweek Podcast: Dealing with Covid-19 in a local GP Practice and Portlaoise Panto...

Welcome to episode three of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday. On the podcast this week, we speak with Dr Michelle Byrne of the Maryborough Family...

The Midweek Podcast: Pub struggles, a Christmas book and music challenges

Welcome to the second edition of this brand new podcast on LaoisToday. The Midweek Podcast will be brought to you weekly, bringing you a round...

Talking Sport Podcast: End of year Laois GAA review

And so, at last, the Laois GAA action is at an end for 2020. On the final LaoisToday Talking Sport podcast of the year, Steven...