Friday, January 17, 2020

Local mother opens up about her experience of first water birth...

Laois's first home water birth of the year took place earlier this month and mum Colette Duff says it was a positive experience that...
Laois got the lowest amount of funding from Tourism board

WATCH: Laois castle features in new historic app which ‘brings history to life’

This one is for the die hard Laois fans! The Rock of Dunamase features in a new app that aims to 'bring history alive'. The castle...

Table quiz in Ballyfin to be held in support of three-year-old Cian who wishes...

A table quiz is being held in the Deadmans Inn, Ballyfin on Friday January 24 at 8.30pm. The table quiz is being organised by Ballyfin...

How Laois households can save money on home, motor and travel insurance in 2020

January is one of the biggest months of the year in the insurance industry according to experts at the online insurance broker group. The insurance...

Durrow one-way, no-way Jose, says Ollie

A proposal to introduce a one-way traffic system for the town of Durrow has been greeted with an emphatic thumbs down by the local...

‘There is going to be someone killed’ unless something is done

Paddy Bracken spelled it out in no uncertain terms. Someone is going to be killed at Turley’s Corner in Mountmellick unless something is done with...

Laois students dreaming of Croke Park final as Student Enterprise Programme is launched

Secondary students across Laois are dreaming of a Final appearance in Croke Park in 2020 as the Local Enterprise Offices’ Student Enterprise Programme for...

Gardai investigating after a series of robberies in Laois

Gardai are investigating a number of burglaries in Laois yesterday. They happened between 9am and 6pm in the Ballyroan and Attanagh areas in Laois. Gardai are...

Laois triathlon club set to launch 11th annual event

Trilogy Triathlon Club is gearing up for its annual triathlon, TriLaois on Saturday, April 4 in Portlaoise Leisure Centre. As part of the preparations the...

Laois winner at BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2020

A student from Laois has won a major prize at this year's BT Young Scientist Exhibition. Evan Hogg from The Swan is a 5th year...

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Laois winner at BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2020

A student from Laois has won a major prize at this year's BT Young Scientist Exhibition. Evan Hogg from The Swan is a 5th year...

People Before Profit enter the fray in Laois-Offaly with well known community activist

People Before Profit have entered the political fray in Laois-Offaly. The Party will field a candidate in a general election in this constituency for the...

Calls for improvements to ‘spooky’ pedestrian path under Portlaoise bridge

A Laois County Councillor has called for improvements to be made to what she called a 'spooky' pedestrian path under a bridge in Portlaoise. Fine...

Disqualified driver arrested and car seized in Laois

Gardai in Laois arrested a disqualified driver last night. Portlaoise Roads Policing Unit detected a driver speeding near Ballacolla on the M7. When they stop the...

Laois Dad whose teenage life was saved by Portlaoise Hospital writes open letter ahead...

A Laois man, who would not be here today only for the availability of the Portlaoise Hospital's Accident and Emergency Department, has written an...

Valentine’s Masquerade Ball to be held in aid of Portlaoise school

Thinking of what to do for Valentine's Night 2020? Well think no further! Portlaoise College are hosting a Valentine's Ball to raise funds for the school. The...

Labour left in the lurch as Barry pulls out

The Labour Party organisation in Laois-Offaly have been dealt a blow just as the General Election 2020 campaign kicks-off. In a shock announcement the Party’s...

Laois-Offaly a totally different kettle of fish in 2020

General Election 2020 in Laois-Offaly is a whole new ball game and like no general election ever held before in this constituency. It is certainly...

Beautiful trail in Laois village a victim of environmental vandalism

A disgusting act has been committed in the beautiful village of Durrow yesterday evening (January 13). Pictures posted by the Facebook page 'Durrow Laois Ireland'...

Operation Transformation comes to Laois village this weekend

If you've been looking to get active this January then look no further than getting up and running this Saturday. Operation Transformation are coming to...

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