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2018 Remembered – Mountmellick flood victim Jimmy wins big on Winning...

We had some year on the popular game show Winning Streak. Four times, Laois people appeared on TV and each of them took home life-changing...

2018 Remembered: Laois house sells for almost €600k in 10 minutes

In June of this year, a house in Portarlington broke the record for being the most expensive house sold so far this year in Laois. This...

2018 Remembered – Meet the Laois woman doing nutrition differently

Back in August, we interviewed the wonderful Mary Fitzpatrick who told us about her business Fuel Your Roots. She recently worked with the athletes who...

2018 Remembered – WATCH: Killenard NS raise the roof with County...

Back in October, amid county final build-up, we visited Killenard NS to hear them sing in support of O'Dempsey's. Although they were unsuccessful in the...

2018 Remembered – Some absolute classics in the Laois GAA club...

Back in September, we had a great laugh putting together a list of the mad nicknames used in GAA clubs around the county.  We were...

2018 Remembered – Paul Kingston to the power of three as...

John Sugrue and the Laois Senior footballers gave us all a summer to remember and kept us busy preparing the tea and sandwiches for...

2018 Remembered – 23 players who really impressed at the Laois...

Back in November, the first ever Laois Divisional championship came to an end. Laois boss John Sugrue used the competition to pick out new players...

2018 Remembered: Grace Weston – from teenage All Ireland winner to...

When the Laois ladies footballers took on Roscommon in the All-Ireland quarter-final this year, we profiled one of the remarkable Laois ladies to have...

Remember 2018 – ‘I feel like we’re only surviving,’ Richie Reid...

Back in September this year, a documentary called 'The Town' was released by Virgin Media.  It looked at one very special family and the effects...

2018 Remembered – 25 footballers who could boost the Laois senior...

In September of this year, we compiled a list of the 25 footballers who could boost the Laois senior football panel. John Sugrue has remained...

2018 Remembered – Four Laois women rise to national TV attention

Back in June, four popular camogie players from Laois made a super TV debut. The ad for Liberty Insurance has been running since, with all...

2018 Remembered – Serious style as the Laois lads take over...

The All-Stars took place at the start of November.  And while Graham Brody may not have won, he was sure looking sharp.  Ross King scooped a...

2018 Remembered – Is this Laois man the oldest ever club...

Back in July Niall McCormack wowed the county when he stepped up as what we think was the oldest ever club championship debut. He has kept...

2018 Remembered: Laois Abroad: The Abbeyleix woman living in Gran Canaria...

We've had Laois Abroad interviews from all over the world - from Abu Dhabi to South America.  In March of this year, we caught up...

2018 Remembered – How Laois almost got a brand new hurling...

Back in November, LaoisToday learned of plans that two of Laois's hurling clubs had to come together. Abbeyleix and Ballinakill launched an audacious plan to...

2018 Remembered – Snow footprints foiled killer’s attempted escape from Portlaoise...

In March of this year the 'Beast of the East'  took Ireland by a storm.  We broke a bizarre story of how a convicted killer's...

2018 Remembered – REVEALED: Exactly how much each GAA club in...

It was revealed in October to much speculation how much money each GAA club in Laois would get from JP McManus. There was much debate...

2018 Remembered – Ploughing cancelled due to Storm Ali

The last 18 months have brought all sorts of weather. Storm Ophelia in October 2017, incredible floods in November 2017, The Beast from the...

2018 Remembered – Hugely successful Laois personal trainer to open new...

Back in July, Emmet Quinlan opened his gym EQ Strength and Conditioning, and has enjoyed savage success since. We are sure 2019 will be another stellar...

2018 Remembered – Top marks as Laois student gets 600 points...

Back in August, one Laois lad received exceptional results in his Leaving Cert. Liam has went on to study Engineering in University College Dublin.  A Laois...

2018 Remembered – REVEALED: The top earning Laois solicitors on the...

In February the top 100 Legal Aid earners in Ireland were released and three Laois solicitors were included. Josephine Fitzpatrick ranked 89th, Barry Fitzgerald was...

2018 Remembered – The 15th Laois Rose of Tralee is…

Grainne Hogan was named the 15th Laois Rose of Tralee in May. She made it to the televised stage of the competition, the first time...

2018 Remembered – 16 much-loved Portlaoise businesses who are no longer...

Following the news of a new bakery opening in Portlaoise in place of an old bakery, we were all reminded of some of our...

2018 Remembered – Prominent Laois couple share their secret on how...

Back in August, Josie and Andy Sutton celebrated 50 years as husband and wife. We wish them another year of love and laughter in 2019. A...

2018 Remembered – Late Late Show Valentine’s couple return to Laois...

We all love a good love story and this one certainly fits the bill.  Love at an Applegreen in Portlaoise? Why not? It wouldn’t be the...

2018 Remembered – Looking back at the LaoisToday Minor football Team...

What a minor football championship we had this year.  Nine teams took part and in the end it came down to Ballyroan-Abbey and Portarlington.  The Ballyroan-Abbey...

2018 Remembered – Major jobs boost as US security firm to...

Back in July, there was great excitement over 30 "high value" jobs for the Laois area.  Works are still in progress and the future looks...

2018 Remembered: THREE Laois students hit the incredible 625 points mark

This was simply incredible.  In August of this year, three Laois students achieved top marks in the Leaving Cert. Christopher Carew, Katy White and Luan Fletcher...

2018 Remembered – The Laois link to the Limerick captain’s All-Ireland...

Back in August, Limerick had the country in tears as they won the All Ireland Hurling final for the first time in 45 years. We...

2018 Remembered – 20 Laois lads we reckon would go viral...

Eoin Scully's appearance on First Dates back in January got us thinking about other Laois men who would be a big hit on reality...