Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois hold three concerts in three schools...

Music Generation Laois played three concerts at three different Laois schools recently. Scoil Bhride Rathdowney, Scoil Bhride Knockmay and Rath NS were visited by the...

Laois people sought for new RTE dating show with your mammy and daddy

Pulling With My Parents, RTE's new show, sounds absolutely gas and they are looking for Laois people to take part. Do dating apps have you...

In Pictures: Stars of ‘Into the West’ turn out for screenings in Portarlington

Stars of one of Ireland's most loved 90s movies turned out in force for two special screenings in Portarlington at the weekend. Ruadidhri Conroy, who...

U2 frontman makes surprise appearance in Laois cafe

Well that is certainly something else. Hearts were sent fluttering in Durrow this afternoon as one of the world's most famous musicians dropped in for...

In Pictures: Laois Walks Festival gearing up for 18th year

The annual Laois Walks Festival will kick off on Monday the 1st of July with a walk around the picturesque Abbeyleix Killamuck Bog. Now in...

In Pictures: All systems go for Laois’s Cruinniú na nÓg

Unleash your creative spirit with Cruinniú na nÓg, a day of FREE creativity for children and young people across Laois. This Saturday June 15, Cruinniú...

Erkina River Festival gearing up for another successful year

Now in it's 21st year, the Erkina River Festival is back with more events than ever. Taking place on Saturday, June 22, there is an...

Trenchtown announces over 50 acts set to bring the heat to Electric Picnic

Trenchtown, a well-established area of Electric Picnic, has announced 50 acts for Ireland's hottest music and arts festival, taking place in our very own...

One of Laois’s oldest festivals CANCELLED for 2019

One of Laois's oldest festivals will not take place this summer after organisers announced they were taking the decision to cancel it. The Festival of...

Young Laois singer set to make debut music video in her home town this...

This girl could be the next big thing. A young singer from Portlaoise has been signed by a management company and is set to make...

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Young Laois singer set to make debut music video in her home town this...

This girl could be the next big thing. A young singer from Portlaoise has been signed by a management company and is set to make...

In Pictures: Timahoe rolls back the years with fun-filled Heritage festival

Last weekend saw Timahoe roll back the years with its inaugural Heritage Festival on June 1 and 2. The Heritage Festival it is all about...

In Pictures: Laois GAA club host very successful family fun day

Arles-Killeen held a very successful family fun day in Rossena recently. Family and friends gathered in Rossena on Saturday May 25 to celebrate the club...

In Pictures: Kids steal the show at the Barrowhouse and Killeen annual tractor run

The phenomenal Barrowhouse and Killeen annual tractor returned last weekend and with it saw tens of children line the street for their own Kiddie...

In Pictures: Laois Africa Day gets the backing of Laois County Council

Laois County Council, together with Laois Partnership Company and Laois African Support Group, has a jam-packed programme of events to mark Africa Day from...

In Pictures: Late Mick Murray remembered at 29th Ballyroan Vintage Rally

There was a large turnout in the Ballyroan GAA grounds last weekend for the popular annual Vintage Rally, now in its 29th year. As ever...

WATCH: Laois Musical Comedian brilliantly portrays JK Rowling

Irish comedy collective, Club Valentine, have created a hilarious musical number about JK Rowling. Created and performed by the Valentine Boys, made up of Laois...

Our guide to what’s on at the weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism It’s the weekend and as usual it's hustle and bustle around the county.   The Bealtaine Festival is in full...

Rathdowney-Errill GAA set to host annual Golf Classic

Rathdowney-Errill GAA are set to host their annual Golf Classic this weekend. The picturesque surroundings of Rathdowney Golf Course will host the 2019 Golf Classic...

In Pictures: Scoil Chriost Ri Awards and Stradbally school honours All-Ireland winners

Our photographer Julie Anne Miller was in Scoil Chriost Ri recently for their annual awards evening. Students were rewarded for their hard work throughout the...

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