Monday, December 9, 2019

BREAKING: Electric Picnic 2020 fully SOLD OUT!

Wow - all 70,000 Electric Picnic tickets for 2020 are SOLD OUT. Promoters have just announced the news in a statement. They said: "Electric Picnic 2020...

In Pictures: Behind every great painting is a good story

For the third year in succession the Gemma Guihan pre-Christmas exhibition has proved a winner and once again a full house and a sell-out...

WATCH: Laois ballad singer set for RTE documentary

Ballyfin ballad singer and songwriter, Paddy Fitzpatrick is to feature on an RTE Radio 1 documentary this Sunday evening. The programme will be broadcast...

Laois village set for first ever Christmas Fair and switching on lights

This sounds very exciting. The village of Timahoe is set to host its first ever Christmas Fair this evening. The Heritage Centre will be the venue...

Two Laois boys excel on the Late Late Toy Show

Ah the Late Late Toy Show is only wonderful - and two Laois lads were among the action tonight. Ryan Tubridy was at his brilliant...

In Pictures: Portlaoise GAA reunion and social night a huge success

Portlaoise GAA held reunion and social night in Lilly's Bar in Portlaoise on Friday night. They were celebrating anniversaries of three of their most successful...

In Pictures: Huge crowd in Portlaoise as Christmas Lights switched on

We are almost exactly a month out from Christmas Day and the festive spirit cranked up a few notches as Portlaoise officially opened its...

Christmas Market set to open in Portlaoise on Sunday

We are almost exactly a month out from Christmas Day and the festive spirit will crank up a few notches tomorrow as Portlaoise officially...

In Pictures: Laois Leaves Literary Festival a huge success

The Leaves Festival of Writing and Music 2019 took place in Laois from November 5 to 10 and impacted and engaged with an audience...

In Pictures: Barrowhouse GAA Dinner Dance celebrates centenary year

The Barrowhouse GAA club continued their centenary celebrations on Saturday night when they gathered in the Seven Oaks Hotel for a dinner dance to...

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In Pictures: Barrowhouse GAA Dinner Dance celebrates centenary year

The Barrowhouse GAA club continued their centenary celebrations on Saturday night when they gathered in the Seven Oaks Hotel for a dinner dance to...

Laois woman set to appear on new series of RTE’s Winning Streak

The new series of Winning Streak is only three weeks old but already we have a Laois person set to appear. Portarlington native Mary O'Neill...

Mahers survive eliminator to advance to Ireland’s Fittest Family semi final

The race is on to win €15,000 – and the Mahers from Laois continued their fantastic start tonight. The Mahers took on three other families...

Remarkable recovery from horror injury driving Mahers on as Ireland’s Fittest Family reaches quarter...

Ireland's Fittest Family returns to our TV screens this evening and the Laois family competing this year are well in the hunt as we...

Exciting weekend as Portlaoise Musical Society’s production of ‘Ragtime The Musical’ begins tomorrow

Portlaoise Musical Society are well known for their outstanding talent and achievements. The town has eagerly awaited this year's production of Ragtime The Musical which...

Electric Picnic receives HUGE nomination in European Festival Awards

News of Electric Picnic's nomination in the European Festival Awards has brought great excitement in Laois today. The Stradbally festival was nominated for 'Best Festival'...

Laois man visits Kenya to help marginalised and vulnerable communities

Laois man Larry O’Loughlin recently visited Kenya as part of a mid-term strategic review of Misean Cara - the umbrella body for Irish Missionaries across...

For one night only – Gemma Guihan exhibition is back in Town

Award winning artist Gemma Guihan will hold an exhibition of her paintings for one night only in The Pantry, Portlaoise on Thursday, November 28 at...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois host 4th annual Tionól

Music Generation Laois welcomed over 130 young harpers and pipers to Portlaoise for their 4th annual Tionól, held in Portlaoise recently. Music Generation Laois is...

Subversive poet Arthur Broomfield likes to keep it surreal

Poets get away with murder. Arthur Broomfield certainly does. In this age of oppressive political correctness Arthur takes poetic licence and stretches it so far...

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