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Internationally renowned American actor visits Laois

We're sure there were many onlookers, mainly women, hoping to catch the eye of a certain George Clooney in Abbeyleix yesterday. The three-time Golden Globe...

Moment In Time: President Mary McAleese visits Abbeyleix school in 2008

This week we look back on a historic day for Scoil Mhuire, Abbeyleix when the president at the time, Mary McAleese, paid a visit...

Wildly popular Smash Hits set to perform in Laois on the...

Get your dance moves and 90s karaoke classics ready - Smash Hits is back and ready to perform in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel on...

Donald Trump, The Greatest Showman and Superheros light up Abbeyleix parade

Brought to you in association with Joe Mallon Motors, Portlaoise Donald Trump, the stars of The Greatest Showman and some superheros made an appearance at...

Discover the possibilities at Abbeyleix Further Education Open Day on March...

Abbeyleix Further Education and Training Centre are holding an Open Day on Tuesday, March 5, from 9.30am to 10.30am and from 4pm to 7pm. Discover the possibilities...

Hard border divides Laois community down the middle ahead of Local...

While the country is pre-occupied with the looming prospects of a hard Brexit and its border implications, an electoral boundary review is causing consternation...

Former All-Ireland winning Ballyragget hurler announced as Abbeyleix manager

The Abbeyleix senior hurlers will have a new man on the sideline this year. Former All-Ireland Junior club championship winning hurler Kieran Delaney will take...

Laois company preparing for Inter-firms Hurling final

Park-Ratheniska is the place to be on Saturday afternoon as one Laois company will strive for Inter-firms hurling glory. First Ireland Spirits, from Abbeyleix, will...

JOB VACANCY: Boutique Ladybelle in Abbeyleix are hiring

Boutique Ladybelle in Abbeyleix have a vacancy for the following role: Social Media and Sales Support We are looking for someone to join our small team in...

In Pictures: Abbeyleix packed with action for the annual St Stephen’s...

St Stephen's Day means one thing for the town of Abbeyleix and those involved in the Laois Hunt. Just as it is every St Stephen’s...

Ballinakill and Abbeyleix hurling amalgamation bid fails as club members have...

The proposed hurling amalgamation between Ballinakill and Abbeyleix won't be going ahead as it failed to get sufficient support from the club's Extraordinary General...

Moment in Time: ‘Abbeyleix, Our Lives, Our Town’ launch in 2008

This week's Moment in Time looks back to the launch of "Abbeyleix, Our Lives, Our Town". The launch took place on December 3 ten short...

Abbeyleix getting set for a huge weekend of festivities

One of the longest running Christmas Markets in Laois, the Abbeyleix Christmas Market & Craft Fair, will return to its home in the Market...

BREAKING: Two Laois senior hurling teams in advanced talks to join...

A new Laois hurling amalgamation is on the cards - with Abbeyleix and Ballinakill at an advanced stage of discussions to form a new...

In Pictures: Serious craic as Ballinakill and Abbeyleix hurlers take to...

Well this looked like serious craic! Abbeyleix and Ballinakill GAA players had the fight of their lives at the weekend as they faced off in...

Moment in Time: Black Tie event in Abbeyleix in 2004

There's nothing like photos from a Black Tie event. This week our Moment in Time feature looks back on a dinner in Abbeyleix on the...

Abbeyleix aiming to become a ‘No poster’ town

Abbeyleix is aiming to become a 'No poster' town, according to councillor and member of the Tidy Towns committee, John Joe Fennelly Cllr Fennelly said...

Laois town named in 10 ‘best places’ in Ireland list

Abbeyleix has been shortlisted in the top 10 'best places' in Ireland, it has been announced. The Royal Planning Planning Institute run 'Ireland’s Best Places'...

In Pictures: €2,850 cheque raised in honour of little Lucy presented...

The whole of Abbeyleix and beyond got involved to raise huge funds for a Spina Bifida charity in honour of little Laois girl, Lucy Hutchinson. A...

Abbeyleix do enough to book quarter-final place and send Ballyfin Gaels...

Brought to you in association with Coolrain Concrete Abbeyleix 2-15 Ballyfin Gaels 1-16 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Group A Round 3 Abbeyleix are through to the quarter-finals of...

Breaking: €50,000 of cocaine seized near Laois town

Gardai recovered a quantity of cocaine believed to be worth in the region of €50,000 near Abbeyleix last night, Thursday, August 16. Two men were...

In Pictures: The 56th annual Abbeyleix Fete draws the crowds

They certainly know how to throw a party in Abbeyleix. The annual Abbeyleix Fete was held in Abbeyleix Rectory and is a wonderful family day...

Moment in Time: Great images from Abbeyleix Fete in 2009

They know how to throw a party in Abbeyleix. And this was certainly evident from the brilliant Alf Harvey photos of the Abbeyleix Parish Fete...

Property Watch: The five most expensive houses for sale in Abbeyleix

On this week's Property Watch, we are focusing on the town of Abbeyleix. Considered by many as the model town of Laois, Abbeyleix boast...
Players from 14 clubs will represent Laois at U-13 Leinster hurling blitzes

Dunphy and Scully to the fore as Borris-Kilcotton see off Abbeyleix

Brought to you in association with HFS Accountants, Mountrath Borris-Kilcotton 1-21 Abbeyleix 0-20 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 2 Borris-Kilcotton made it two wins from two games...

In Pictures: Fantastic family home for sale in heritage town of...

The town of Abbeyleix has always been a charming place and this beautiful family home, brought to the market by Clement Herron Real Estate is...

Bragging rights to Ballinakill as they get the better of neighbours

Brought to you in association with Oxley Electrical and Security Ltd Ballinakill 0-21 Abbeyleix 0-14 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 1 For the third evening in a...

Property Watch: Five pieces of agricultural land currently for sale in...

Irey, Ballyfin, Co. Laois The circa 50 acre farm has been placed on the market in Irey, Ballyfin, Co Laois. The property is Located just under...

Mullen points the way as Abbeyleix claim Division 4 hurling league...

Abbeyleix 0-19 Rathdowney-Errill 0-9 Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 4 Final Abbeyleix picked up their second hurling trophy of 2018 this evening in Shanahoe as they...

Rathdowney and Abbeyleix SuperValu Fun Runs set to raise €5k

Rathdowney and Abbeyleix SuperValus have organized two Family Fun Run/Walks this Sunday, July 15. The funds raised by the event will go towards the Cuisle...