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Laois Bealtaine Festival

Wide selection of projects on display for Laois Bealtaine Festival

Laois County Council Arts and Library Sections have partnered with the Dunamaise Arts Centre and Music Generation Laois to present a selection of safe...

In Pictures: A selection of classic images from the Laois-Offaly 2011 General Election count

There's something so classicly timeless about election count photos. And even though it's only nine years ago, the photos from the 2011 Laois-Offaly General Election...

Weekend Read: First election success and media relations – Brian Stanley on his big...

In the middle of 2010, the Sinn Féin party knew a General Election was going to come sooner rather than later and as Fianna...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol hurling memories from 2008

The Cumann na mBunscol hurling finals of 2008 threw up their usual share of thrills and spills with an action packed couple of days...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol football memories from 2011

This week's Cumann na mBunscol memories piece looks back on the action from the football finals in 2011. As always the football competitions were played...

My Life in Politics: Seamus McDonald on early memories, busy life as a councillor...

Seamus McDonald is Fianna Fáil’s longest-serving county councillor in Laois, the Rosenallis man first having been elected in 1985. Indeed only current Cathaoirleach Willie Aird of Fine...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol hurling memories from 2004

This week we look back on the 2004 Cuman na mBunscol hurling final action. The big winners were Camross, who claimed a double of the...

History in Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington as residents cast their General Election votes

The residents of Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington made history today by being the first voters from Laois and Offaly to vote in the...

In Pictures: A selection of classic images from the Laois-Offaly 2011 General Election count

There's something so classicly timeless about election count photos. And even though it's only nine years ago, the photos from the 2011 Laois-Offaly General Election...

Noel Tuohy steps into the election breach for Labour

In a dramatic late intervention the Labour Party will have a candidate running in Laois-Offaly after all. Cllr Noel Tuohy has confirmed that he has...

Living with a county councillor – we speak to three families involved in this...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union As part of our coverage coming up to the Local Elections on Friday May 24,...

In Pictures: Memories of former Portarlington factory come flooding back to life in new...

Long before the current trend for workplace wellness gained popularity, employees at a County Laois factory were enjoying lunchtime concerts, games of ping pong...

Croke Park Diary: Cumann na mBunscol players named, bad memories and what NOT to...

Brought to you in association with 12 Acres Brewing Ahead of Sunday’s Leinster SFC semi-final between Laois and Carlow we’re bringing you all the news in...

Laois Hurling Memory: Offaly, the side netting and last-minute winner in 1981

Offaly 3-20 Laois 6-10 1981 Leinster SHC semi-final Imagine scoring 6-10 in a Leinster championship semi-final and not winning. Imagine being a point up with a minute...

Culleton, Keenan, Kelly, Lalor and Cuddy – Laois’s top five hurling goalscorers of all...

A recent LaoisToday feature on PJ Cuddy referenced a stat that the Camross man was Laois’s highest goalscorer of all time.  The Laois GAA Bible account...

Laois Hurling Memory: Offaly, the side netting and last-minute winner in 1981

Offaly 3-20 Laois 6-10 1981 Leinster SHC semi-final Imagine scoring 6-10 in a Leinster championship semi-final and not winning. Imagine being a point up with a minute...

Whelan and McWey strike late as Heywood claim South Leinster football glory

Heywood CS 0-10 Tullow CS 0-9 Top Oil Schools South Leinster ‘C’ Senior Football Championship Final Heywood CS were crowned South-Leinster 'C' football champions in dramatic...

Wedding bells, voting, the Skies oer Ballyroan and championship countdown

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union A wedding, an election and a Leinster championship football match. This is certainly no ordinary weekend...

Nine candidates in the mix for six seats in Graiguecullen-Portarlington

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In keeping with the lower number of candidates this year putting themselves forward for election,...

Darkness into Light success, and life-saving treatment- it’s our top stories of the week

We're back again with our Top Stories of the Week. As ever, we cover top stories from news, sport, columnists and regular features on...

Haughey/Gregory drama proves an entertaining trip back in time

The political drama of the early 1980s was well before my time but as someone who has always had an interest in both history...

New sports grounds, Laois teenager on Irish soccer team and drugs found in Portlaoise...

NEWS Laois hotel named as one of the best castle hotels in Europe Historic Hotels Europe has named this Laois hotel as one of the 20...

All of tonight’s GAA results as we get ready for a busy weekend

Emo moved up to fourth place in ACFL Division 1B this evening thanks to a four-point win away to St Joseph's. St Joseph's intermediate side...

WATCH: Laois woman recalls 1985 ‘Moving Statue’ phenomenon in RTE programme

Back in the summer of 1985, Ireland was frantic with religious apparitions popping up all over the country causing an absolute frenzy The series of...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures

It's another busy week of local GAA action - with both the county minor hurling and football teams beginning their Leinster championship as well...

Bord na Móna propose major renewable gas plant near Portlaoise

Bord na Móna have unveiled plans for a major renewable gas facility at Cúil na Móna near Togher outside Portlaoise. The semi-state company engaged in...
Arles NS 2000

Moment in Time: Some brilliant photos from Arles NS way back in the year...

Way back in the year 2000, photographer Alf Harvey visited almost every primary school in the county for regular feature for one of the...

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from Rosenallis NS in 2000

In the early years of the 2000s, the editorial team in the Laois Nationalist came up with the idea of sending photographer Alf Harvey around to...

A political convention like no other as Fine Gael candidates make their case

In normal times the Fine Gael delegates from around the county would have gathered in a hotel function room or a community hall. There would...

A Zoom with Zoom – Life advice, sporting experience and education from one of...

While Covid-19 has taken so much from us, it has also provided everyone with a chance to talk to some really inspiring and interesting...