Saturday, January 18, 2020

Kilkenny hurler looking for Laois votes on Dancing with the Stars

RTÉ's Dancing with the Stars is now in full swing and one Kilkenny man is looking for your votes. Just on the border in Urlingford,...

Laois Arthouse set to present first exhibition of 2020

The Laois Arthouse Gallery, Stradbally, Co Laois proudly presents its first exhibition of 2020 titled “Visible 'n' Invisible” by artist Hina Khan. The exhibition of...

The very last chance to get tickets to Electric Picnic is here

Missed out on tickets for Electric Picnic 2020? Fear not, as signing up for Tour De Picnic 2020 17km run or 80km cycle is your...

Laois model to appear on First Dates Ireland tonight

For those of you who are feeling down now that the Christmas season is over, fear not as January is the month our favourite...

WATCH: Question about Laois comes up on popular quiz show

The county has made an appearance on the popular longstanding British quiz show 'University Challenge'. The show, which first aired in 1962 aired the episode...

Laois people called to take part in a TV show about their first love

Have you ever thought about your first love, the one who gave you butterflies in your stomach for the first time? Did you ever wonder...
The Abbeleix Bog Walk has been voted as number 1

Get active this New Year: Seven of our favourite walking trails in Laois

Ah 2020. The New Year, the fresh start..maybe even, dare I say, a new you? This doesn't mean you have to become a body builder...

Emo Court to feature in popular RTE series tonight

Our very own Emo Court will be featured on RTÉ's 'Great Irish Interiors' series tonight. The episode is the last in the series and looks...

2019 Remembered: In Pictures: An evening of glamour at the Portarlington Gala Ball

There's little we love more than a glamorous do! Portarlington's Gala Ball was more glamourous than ever for it's 13th year running in the Heritage...

2019 Remembered: Laois stallion farm opens doors to public

This was a quirky one - but it was a story that drew in a lot of readers.  Did any of you go? A Laois stallion...

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2019 Remembered: Laois stallion farm opens doors to public

This was a quirky one - but it was a story that drew in a lot of readers.  Did any of you go? A Laois stallion...

In Pictures: Huge crowds turn out again for annual St Stephen’s Day walk in...

The enduring popularity of the annual St Stephen's Day walk in Clonaslee was evident again with hundreds of people again turning out to scenic...

Prominent Laois hurler to lead Timahoe’s New Year’s Day walk

Those walking or running in the annual New Year’s Day charity walk in Timahoe will be able to size themselves up against one of...

2019 Remembered: Laois wins big on new series of RTE’s Winning Streak

In November of this year Mary O'Neill got word she would be appearing on Winning Streak.  So she sent along her daughter and the pair...

2019 Remembered: WATCH: Laois teenager stars in stunning Irish rendition of ‘Shallow’

We will never get sick of listening to this! What a stunning performance. This is spine-tingling. Borris-In-Ossory singer Cliona McDonald stars in the new video from...

2019 Remembered: In Pictures: 92-year-old Laois woman makes first ever Electric Picnic appearance

You're only as old as you feel! What a great story. We'll never not want to be reminded of this. Brought to you in association with...

2019 Remembered: A day spent inside the walls of the Midlands Prison in Portlaoise

We got an insight into the everyday lives in the Midlands Prison, Portlaoise. On Wednesday evening at 9pm on Virgin Media One, a documentary called Inside...

2019 Remembered: Virgin Media One documentary on Midlands Prison Portlaoise to air

Laois People are fascinated with the two prisons in Portlaoise.  Back in January, Virgin Media One announced plans to show a no-holds-barred documentary over a...

2019 Remembered: Clonaslee families welcome two Dublin teens in Raised by the Village

RTE brought us a brilliant series, 'Raised by the Village', back in September and Clonaslee played a huge role.  The Dunne family welcomed Melita from...

Laois GAA club set to host fundraising table quiz just after Christmas

Who doesn't love a good quiz? And what better way to beat off the Christmas and St Stephen's Day hangover with one. Arles-Kilcruise GAA club are...

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