Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Second Laois family set to appear on popular RTE TV show

A second kind-hearted Laois family are set to appear on our TV screens this weekend in the popular RTE show 'Raised By The Village'. This...

WATCH: Laois musician all set to represent her county in prestigious competition

Spink Comhaltas has had a strong tradition of musicians and performers representing Laois in national competitions, and Clióna McDonald is continuing that in 2019...

In Pictures: A full house, a huge fundraiser and Senator David Norris contribute to...

The Tullamore Court Hotel was packed to the rafters on Saturday night as Mountrath GAA club, and the wider community in general, seemed to...

New TV crime drama starring Laois teenager set to begin tonight

This looks like it will be really, really good. Back in August, Virgin Media, formerly TV3, announced their new schedule for the end of the...

Electric Picnic told get its house in order for 2020

The organisers of the Electric Picnic have been sent an unambiguous message to clean up their act and to address safety concerns before next...

The best place in Ireland to spot butterflies is…

The best place in Ireland to spot butterflies is… Laois! And that’s official, not just hearsay. For the second year in succession Laois has won the...

In Pictures: Serious style as Colaiste Iosagain Portarlington bring Debs season to an end

Colaiste Iosagain in Portarlington are always the last school in Laois to hold their debs and they stuck once again with their late September...

Popular Rathdowney pageant set to take place this weekend

Director Michael Creagh and his cast of 35 children will present their brand new show this Saturday September 28 in Donaghmore Museum Rooms at...

In Pictures: Culture Night a huge success in Laois once again

This was a brilliant night with a huge crowd in attendance across the county. The 2019 edition of Culture Night took place last Friday all...

In Pictures: A great buzz about this Laois art exhibition

There was a great buzz of excitement, anticipation and energy at the official opening of a new exhibition in the Laois Arthouse Gallery in...

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In Pictures: A great buzz about this Laois art exhibition

There was a great buzz of excitement, anticipation and energy at the official opening of a new exhibition in the Laois Arthouse Gallery in...

Hello Laois! 5 ways we can make much more of the Electric Picnic

The Irish Derby takes place each summer on the Curragh. Over one mile and four furlongs it takes less than 3 minutes to complete. It’s...

In Pictures: Great scenes in Errill as students welcome Laois hurlers with Joe McDonagh...

The students at Errill NS pulled out all the stops on Friday morning to welcome the Joe McDonagh Cup which was brought to the...

Latest Laois exhibition is wild at heart but good natured

The Laois Arthouse Gallery in Stradbally, is the venue for an exhibition by Kildare based artist Cathy Whelan who specialises in ceramic artwork. The...

In Pictures: Taste of Shanahoe proves a big hit as small community show what...

The vibrant community of Shanahoe put on quite the show last Sunday as their delayed 'Taste of Shanahoe' event proved to be well worth...

Weekend Read: The Electric Picnic is great … but it needs to clean up...

So the Electric Picnic has sold out again in record time. Early-bird, loyalty, family camping, campervan tickets all gone, and once they’re gone they’re...

In Pictures: Laois Hurlers Golfing Society Captain’s Prize a success

Laois Hurlers Golfing Society hosted their Captains (Broghan Reilly) Prize, on Saturday last, in the beautiful surroundings of the Heath Golf Club. The day was...

Two Laois club footballers to appear on TG4’s Underdogs programme

It was one of the most popular GAA programmes ever made – and now Underdogs is set to return to our TV screens tonight...

Make no mistake ‘The Lost Messiahs’ have arrived

It could finally be that Ollie Plunkett is about to become an overnight success … after 30 years. The guy with that distinctive head of...

In Pictures: 28th annual Luggacurren 10k Road Race a huge success

This is always a great event and it certainly didn't disappoint once more. The annual Luggacurran 10km Road Race took place over the weekend -...

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