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2019 Remembered: In Pictures: Laois camogie celebrate successful season in style

Plenty of glitz and glamour at this year's camogie awards. Laois camogie have plenty to celebrate this year - and they duly did so in...

2019 Remembered: End of an era as O’Loughlins move on from...

The famed O'Loughlin's Hotel has changed hands and its old owners went out with a real bang... It was an end of an era in...

2019 Remembered: The Electric Picnic is great … but it needs...

The Electric Picnic will be bigger than ever next year - so it will be interesting to see if any of these problems will...

2019 Remembered: Historic 1,100-acre Laois estate goes up for sale with...

This massive mansion going up for sale caused something of a stir. Anybody got a spare €20 million lying around? If so, this could be...

2019 Remembered: Well-known sandwich shop closes its doors in Portlaoise

Back in August, the news that O'Brien's had closed came as a massive shock. This is a bit of a surprise. O’Briens Sandwich Bar in Portlaoise...

2019 Remembered: Controlled explosion carried out at local secondary school this...

Not just your average day in Coláiste Íosagáin. The Army Explosives team were in a local secondary school this evening to carry out a controlled...

2019 Remembered: King the hero as Rathdowney-Errill dump Camross out

Ross King's last second winning goal was enough to dump defending champions Camross out of the Laois SHC. Rathdowney-Errill 1-15 Camross 0-17 Laois Shopping Centre SHC...

2019 Remembered: 25 signs it’s time to start thinking of retiring...

Everyone knows we're a fan of a few lists here and there.  So, this time we decided to do one that might help a few...

2019 Remembered: No more Body & Soul at Electric Picnic as...

This news certainly left a lot of people angry and sad. The days of meeting in the Body & Soul at Electric Picnic are over. After...

2019 Remembered: Laois hit by overnight crime spree as host of...

At the end of October, the county was hit by a spate of robberies all on the one night. Laois was hit by a spate...

2019 Remembered: Laois GAA confirm senior football management team and appoint...

There was much anticipation as the new Laois Minor football manager and the make-up of the senior management were confirmed in October. Laois GAA have...

2019 Remembered: In Pictures: An evening of glamour at the Portarlington...

There's little we love more than a glamorous do! Portarlington's Gala Ball was more glamourous than ever for it's 13th year running in the Heritage...

2019 Remembered: New owner of O’Loughlin’s Hotel outlines his plans and...

Back in November, the new owner of this Portlaoise hotel outlined his plans. John McDonald, the new owner of O’Loughlin’s Hotel in Portlaoise, says he...

2019 Remembered: Criminal Assets Bureau carry out raid on Laois business

There were multiple raids carried out over the year and a Laois business was hit with one. The Criminal Assets Bureau has carried out a...

2019 Remembered: Five Laois men among new Garda recruits

News of new Laois recruits to the Gardai is always popular - as this story from last March proved. Five young Laois men are among...

2019 Remembered: Campaign underway to re-open Laois train station

A campaign was underway to have the railway line to Mountmellick re-opened. It will be a big ask and a hard station, but there is...

2019 Remembered: Brilliant second-half performance sees Laois get the better of...

The Laois senior footballers began their Division 3 campaign with a very good performance up in Down. Laois 2-15 Down 1-12 Allianz Football League Division 3 The...

2019 Remembered: REVEALED: Laois’s Top 10 Hottest Farmers and Blow-Ins

We love a good list here in LaoisToday and we thought we'd have a look at all the farmers and blow-ins the county had...

2019 Remembered: Laois family turning their tragedy into hope for others...

In memory of Adam Kennedy from Portlaoise, his family took on a number of challenges to fundraise for Pieta House during the year. An extended...

2019 Remembered: Stunning property on Laois golf course goes on the...

Back in September, one of Laois' most stunning properties went up for sale in Killenard. Five bedrooms, six bathrooms and a view of one of...

2019 Remembered: The Mahers take on Ireland’s Fittest Family

We've been following the journey of the Maher family as they competed in Ireland's Fittest Family over the last number of months.  They had a...

2019 Remembered: All systems go as Laois sisters open ladies boutique...

The Pretty Woman store opened in October and has gone from strength to strength since. Two Laois sisters have opened a ladies boutique on Main...

2019 Remembered: Laois pensioner ‘tied up, beaten and robbed’ in sickening...

This was a harrowing incident which took place at the beginning of December.  Gardai have launched an investigation after an elderly Laois man was the...

2019 Remembered: Laois stallion farm opens doors to public

This was a quirky one - but it was a story that drew in a lot of readers.  Did any of you go? A Laois stallion...

2019 Remembered: Clearing up the confusion surrounding the new age grades...

With the introduction of the new GAA age groups came plenty of confusion! Over the past week there has been some confusion around the new...

2019 Remembered: Laois’s Top 10 Hottest Golden Oldies of 2019

LaoisTodays second list of the Hottest men in the county, one of the most highly contested list too! And here we have it – our...

2019 Remembered: Gardai appeal for information after elderly man viciously assaulted...

Gardai in Portlaoise were appealing for information about this disgusting attack on an elderly man in March. Garda in Portlaoise are appealing for assistance from...

2019 Remembered: WATCH: The incredible Ross King injury time goal that...

It's been a year to remember for Rathdowney-Errill and Ross King.  Here's THAT goal. The game itself was very disappointing - but the finish couldn't have...

2019 Remembered: Laois Shopping Centre evacuated following suspected fire

Staff and shoppers have been evacuated from the Laois Shopping Centre this afternoon following a suspected fire. All of the units in the building have...

2019 Remembered: One of Ireland’s most violent prisoners moves to Portlaoise...

Celyn Eadon has been serving time in the Midlands Prison ever since. One of the most violent prisoners in the country is set to move...