Saturday, August 24, 2019

In Pictures: Fascinating scenes as Castletown hosts bat walk during Heritage...

Some brilliant pictures here. As part of National Heritage Week, Castletown hosted an informative bat walk. On Saturday evening last, a crowd gathered at the bridge...

In Pictures: Great buzz as Homesavers open for business in Portlaoise

There's always a great buzz when a business opens its doors for the first time and that was certainly the case in Portlaoise on...

Calls for ‘dangerous’ Laois road to receive safety measures

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling for action to improve road safety on the Rathdowney to Ballacolla Road (R433) at Middlemount. Outlining his concerns...

Kind hearted Laois person goes above and beyond to help woman in need

What a remarkable act of kindness this is. One Laois woman decided to use her Saturday night off work to help an elderly woman in...

Community Centre and all-weather pitch planned for Stradbally

This is certainly some very good news for the people of Stradbally. Laois County Council has put aside a portion of land in a new...

Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run raises €26,510 for Laois Hospice

In July huge crowds flocked to the annual Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run in aid of Laois Hospice. In its 11th year, the event started...

Laois school return delayed due to unfinished remedial works

A Laois school has had to put back opening its doors to staff and pupils as remedial work on the school building is not...

Mountrath to Portlaoise route still awaiting bus services

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says people using the Borris in Ossory, Castletown, Mountrath route to Portlaoise are still awaiting the full replacement bus...

Laois has second highest increase in .ie domain registrations in the country

Laois just comes behind Dublin in the highest number of dot .ie registered increases in domain names for the first half of the year. A...

Laois monthly rent has increased by 8.5% since last year according to Daft.ie

In Daft.ie's recent analysis of trends in the Irish rental market, it was found that rent in Laois has risen 8.5% since last year. The...

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Laois monthly rent has increased by 8.5% since last year according to Daft.ie

In Daft.ie's recent analysis of trends in the Irish rental market, it was found that rent in Laois has risen 8.5% since last year. The...

Portlaoise community up to some shady business

This Laois community has been getting up to some ‘shady’ business downtown lately. For the past few weeks, Downtown Portlaoise local business group have been...

Deep sadness in Portlaoise following passing of ‘great friend’

The Parish of Portlaoise is in mourning following the sad and sudden passing of one of its much loved sons. Portlaoise native Danny Marum, became...

No progress in sight for Portarlington relief road

The Portarlington relief road is a roadway that’s going nowhere fast it seems. There is no sign of any progress whatsoever for the long awaited...

Documentary looking for soon-to-be married Laois couples to star in

An Irish production company is looking for Laois couples on their way to getting hitched to feature in a new documentary series. The new feature...

In Pictures: Laois winners impress at the Tullamore Show

Laois natives impressed wholly at this year's Tullamore Show, Ireland's largest one-day argicultural show. Winners came all around the county; from Ballickmoyler, Clonaslee, Ballacolla, Stradbally,...

Hospital waiting times for over 75s worsens in Tullamore and Portlaoise

Four hundred and thirty patients over 75 years old have been forced to wait over 24 hours in Portlaoise and Tullamore Hospitals during first...

Dunamase College and Laois Hockey enter agreement that will see hockey facilities developed on...

Laois's newest secondary school Dunamase College and Laois Hockey have announced "a strategic partnership agreement" that will see the introduction and coaching of Hockey...

In Pictures: Laois Comhaltas groups gearing up for All-Ireland Fleadh

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019 kicks off this week, and with 500,000 people expected to attend across the country, this makes it the largest...

BREAKING: A sushi restaurant is coming to Laois

This is big news people. Laois is about have it's first ever fully-fledged sushi restaurant. Okayu Sushi and Noodle bar are coming to 37 Main Street...

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