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2019 Remembered: Big plans in motion to transform Outlet Centre in...

Back in May, plans were put in place to transform the Outlet Centre in Rathdowney. The Retail Outlet Centre in Rathdowney was a hive of activity this...

2019 Remembered: Virgin Media One documentary on Midlands Prison Portlaoise to...

Laois People are fascinated with the two prisons in Portlaoise.  Back in January, Virgin Media One announced plans to show a no-holds-barred documentary over a...

2019 Remembered: Clonaslee families welcome two Dublin teens in Raised by...

RTE brought us a brilliant series, 'Raised by the Village', back in September and Clonaslee played a huge role.  The Dunne family welcomed Melita from...

2019 Remembered: Laois mam doing well following arrival of quadruplets

This was a lovely story from back in September. They'll have a busy first Christmas! Introducing Johnny, Layla, Grace and Amelia - meet Laois's newest...

2019 Remembered: Popular Portlaoise priest takes up new role in Abbeyleix

Back in May, Portlaoise said goodbye to Fr Paddy..who only moved up the road! Popular Portlaoise priest Fr Paddy Byrne is set to leave for...

2019 Remembered: 19 Laois people to watch out for in 2019

We've made a few questionable calls in our time but we think we nailed this list! They all did us proud this year. There’s any amount...

2019 Remembered: REVEALED: Laois’s Top 10 Hottest Red Heads of 2019

We thought it was time to bring attention to the hottest red heads the county has to offer.  You're welcome! Brought to you in association with...

2019 Remembered: 22 players who really impressed at the Laois Divisional...

The second ever Laois Divisional Competition took place back in November and a number of players from it have since gone on to represent...

2019 Remembered: Laois’s Sansa Stark talks about acting on the internationally...

The resemblance here is simply uncanny! As the much anticipated final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones series returns to our screens on April 14,...

2019 Remembered: Portarlington teacher bravely opens up about mental health journey

At the beginning of the year, we learned about Christopher's story. A very brave and powerful one at that. This is simply powerful. Portarlington native Christopher...

2019 Remembered: Multi-million euro horse racing facility planned for Laois to...

Ah, good old April Fools...We got you didn't we?? A multi-million euro horse racing facility is being planned for Laois which, when completed, will be...

2019 Remembered: Laois GAA award winners for 2019 announced

There were many worthy recipients at this years Laois GAA Awards! And of course, we got to see the Laois hurlers presented with their Joe...

2019 Remembered: Three-year sentence handed to man who seriously assaulted Laois...

Laois senior footballer was left horribly injured following an assault in April 2018, the man who was involved in the attack was handed a...

2019 Remembered: Blow for Laois footballers as key player heads Down...

This news was - and continues to be - a huge blow for the Laois senior footballers. New Laois football manager Mike Quirke will have...

2019 Remembered: In Pictures: Serious style as Colaiste Iosagain Portarlington bring...

Debs season is always popular - and Colaiste Iosagain's one in September proved to be the most read of them all. Colaiste Iosagain in Portarlington...

2019 Remembered: Shock and sadness in Laois community as Parish Priest...

This was absolutely shocking. Fr John passed away at the end of January last year following a tragic accident. There is shock and sadness in Abbeyleix...

2019 Remembered: Gardai launch investigation after Laois businessman assaulted and robbed

This incident, which happened back in March, was simply horrific. Gardai are investigating an incident which saw a Laois man assaulted and robbed last night. According...

2019 Remembered: Criminal Assets Bureau raids Laois premises as fake money,...

This was one of multiple searches that happened throughout the year. Laois was among eight counties that had premises raided by members of the Criminal...

2019 Remembered: Laois couple like ‘prisoners’ in their home following years...

Back in July, we were introduced to a Laois couple who had a tough story to share.  A Laois couple are at the end of...

2019 Remembered: The full Laois Divisional squads that competed in the...

There were some very entertaining games in this year's Divisional Championship games with many new faces making their mark.  The West came out on top...

2019 Remembered: Ranking our ten favorite Offaly people of all time

In honour of Shane Lowry's Open win in the summer, we came up with a list of our favourite people from across the border. Offaly....

2019 Remembered: Laois man takes over as General Manager of The...

A Laois man took over as Genral Manager of The Heritage Hotel and Spa back in March. A Laois man has recently been appointed as...

2019 Remembered: Moment In Time: First ever Electric Picnic festival in...

These pictures from the first ever Electric Picnic are always incredibly popular. Electric Picnic 2004 was the year it all started. A one-day event that...

2019 Remembered: ‘Convicted Paedophile’ set on fire in Midlands Prison Portlaoise...

This was a shocking incident back in February. A convicted paedophile was the victim of a vicious attack in the Midlands Prison Portlaoise, according to...

2019 Remembered: Happy Days as Sweet Bakery opens for business in...

The Sweet Bakery opened its doors in February.  Who doesn’t like a cream bun or an eclair? Who isn’t fond of freshly baked bread? Who...

2019 Remembered: Disqualified Laois driver on suspended sentence caught speeding tested...

A disqualified Laois driver who was caught speeding tested positive for cocaine in December, displaying that cocaine is everywhere in Laois.  A Laois driver, who...