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2019 Remembered: In Pictures: Portlaoise CBS up the style stakes for...

We love Debs season and this year, Portlaoise CBS had all the glitz and glamour! The style brigade were out in force tonight for the...

2019 Remembered: Two businesses on Portlaoise Main Street close in June

Back in June, two well-known businesses closed down within a couple of weeks of each other: Two eateries have closed on Main Street Portlaoise in...

2019 Remembered: WATCH: Relief as nobody injured in shocking M7 Motorway...

A dramatic incident but thankfully nobody was hurt. Laois County Fire and Rescue Services have confirmed that nobody was injured in the fire on the...

2019 Remembered: Seven Talking Points as Portlaoise claimed their third Laois...

Portlaoise claimed 3 Laois SFC titles in a row and twelfth in thirteen years, back in October. Portlaoise were crowned Laois Senior Football Champions for...

2019 Remembered: The best places for Laois people to find love...

We love a list - and this one is certainly set to make you remember some brilliant establishments. Valentine’s Day. No matter if you love...

2019 Remembered: Laois legal firms announce exciting merger

At the end of October, two Laois legal firms announced with delight that they would merge their respective firms. Eugene O’Connor of Rollestons Solicitors and...

2019 Remembered: Outrage in Laois as GAA confirm disbandment of Joe...

Here's hoping this won't be an issue next year. The GAA's decision not to have a 'Champion 15' selection for the Joe McDonagh Cup this...

2019 Remembered: Electric Picnic told get its house in order for...

With Electric Picnic set to be bigger than ever in 2020, this message is very relevant. The organisers of the Electric Picnic have been sent...

2019 Remembered: Laois nurses and midwives begin 24-hour strike over pay...

At the beginning of the year, Laois nurses and midwives began their 24-hour strike during a cold January day. The exceedingly cold snap and frost-laden...

2019 Remembered: WATCH: Laois hurlers take Buff Egan for dinner, drinks...

A tantalizing throwback! 'Out, out, out - they said'. The legendary Buff Egan was in O'Moore Park to capture every moment of Laois's epic win over...

2019 Remembered: The confirmed list of candidates in this year’s Local...

We had great craic covering the Local Elections this year and this announcement of all the confirmed candidates kicked it all off. The people of...

2019 Remembered: Laois wins big on new series of RTE’s Winning...

In November of this year Mary O'Neill got word she would be appearing on Winning Streak.  So she sent along her daughter and the pair...

2019 Remembered: Managers and team names announced for Laois GAA Divisional...

The Laois GAA Divisional Competition team names and managers were announced back in September. The team names and the management teams that will be involved...

2019 Remembered: 16 much-loved Portlaoise businesses who are no longer with...

Who remembers some of these? In December 2016, the popular Graham’s Toymaster in Portlaoise closed its doors for the final time. The store was owned and...

2019 Remembered: Business forced to close in Abbeyleix following extensive fire

In February, a business in Abbeyleix was forced to close it's doors temporarily following an overnight fire. A business in Abbeyleix has been forced to...

2019 Remembered: Mighty craic in Stradbally as Electric Picnic gets underway

There was great craic had on the opening day of the Electric Picnic. And we’re up and running. The countdown to this year’s Electric Picnic...

2019 Remembered: Well-known Laois business set to appear on popular RTE...

The lads from Hanlon Kitchen's acquitted themselves very well on TV too! After Joe and Mary’s romantic tale stole the nation’s hearts last night – we...

2019 Remembered: ‘It speaks volumes of the guy he is’ –...

One of our heros of the seaon, Ryan Mullaney showed his true bravery and character both on and off the field this year. One of...

2019 Remembered: WATCH: Laois teenager stars in stunning Irish rendition of...

We will never get sick of listening to this! What a stunning performance. This is spine-tingling. Borris-In-Ossory singer Cliona McDonald stars in the new video from...

2019 Remembered: Laois GAA announce new stadium name and new sponsorship...

In November, an interesting development was for O'Moore Park as the stadium got a new name. This is a very interesting development. Laois GAA’s county grounds,...

2019 Remembered: 22 unforgettable things about the night club at Pedigree...

Turning Point nightclub at Pedigree Corner was a place where people would go to from all over the country, mighty craic was had during...

2019 Remembered: Laois man launches fundraiser to help homeless friend get...

A Laois man set up a fundraiser to aid a homeless friend get a home back in July. A young Laois man has set up...

2019 Remembered: In Pictures: 92-year-old Laois woman makes first ever Electric...

You're only as old as you feel! What a great story. We'll never not want to be reminded of this. Brought to you in association with...

2019 Remembered: Laois club appoint All-Star winner as new football manager

Back October, Killeshin contested their first ever Laois senior football final where they lost out to Portlaoise.  A couple of weeks later, they lost their...

2019 Remembered: In Pictures: Laois mam doing well following arrival of...

Back in August, four new Laois babies made headlines when they entered the world all at once! Introducing Johnny, Layla, Grace and Amelia – meet...

2019 Remembered: Laois student the highest achiever in well-known Kilkenny school...

An incredible achievement by the Durrow student. One Laois student has topped the class of a prestigious secondary school just over the border. Fionn Whelan from...

2019 Remembered: The hilarious Twitter reaction as Laois Rose lights up...

The Laois Rose, Sarah Bergin, had great craic with Daithí in the Dome during the summer. The Laois Rose has just concluded her TV appearance...

2019 Remembered: A day spent inside the walls of the Midlands...

We got an insight into the everyday lives in the Midlands Prison, Portlaoise. On Wednesday evening at 9pm on Virgin Media One, a documentary called Inside...

2019 Remembered: Laois club stripped of championship title but win appeal...

Back in August, Clonaslee-St Manmans won the Junior 'C' hurling title but did so by playing two illegal players. Clonaslee-St Manman’s have been stripped of...

2019 Remembered: The hottest of them all – it’s our final...

The hottest men is in its third year but it keeps getting plenty of attention. Our Top 15 for 2019 certainly sent hearts fluttering. After...