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Posh Hair in Abbeyleix is celebrating its first birthday – with...

This month Posh Hair Abbeyleix is celebrating its first birthday and to mark the celebration, is offering 20% off ALL hair services to new and existing...

Rathdowney-Errill safely through to semi-finals as Abbeyleix bow out

Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and Mountrath Rathdowney-Errill 2-25 Abbeyleix 0-17 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 3 Champions Rathdowney-Errill are safely through to the...

Laois golf club closes due to Coronavirus case

A Laois golf club has ceased all activity with immediate effect after one of its members tested positive for Coronavirus. Members of Abbeyleix Golf Club...

Abbeyleix Bog is growing, growing – after it was almost gone

Take a good measure of community resolve, add a helping of nature’s resilience and sprinkle sufficient portions of common sense and co-operation, a reasonable...

Laois towns to get over €100,000 under Town and Village Covid...

Four Laois towns will benefit from new Covid-19 supports under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Abbeyleix, Mountrath, Mountmellick and Portarlington will share €107,500 under...

Abbeyleix see off 14-man Castletown to get campaign off to a...

Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and Mountrath Abbeyleix 1-21 Castletown 1-12 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 1 Abbeyleix ended up in a relegation final...

Wins for Camross and St Brigid’s as Abbeyleix make history in...

The Laois camogie championships got underway at the weekend with games in both grades. The top grade in Laois is called intermediate because it reflects...

Tragic accident as man’s body is discovered in Abbeyleix

The body of an elderly man was found in Abbeyleix on Thursday, after what is believed to have been a tragic accident. Gardaí confirmed that...

16-year-old Laois student wins Microsoft competition in Ireland and the UK

Daisy Thomas from Abbeyleix has been crowned Microsoft Specialist Word 2016 Champion of UK and Ireland. Daisy is a Transition Year student in Heywood Community...

Lovely To Meet Me: The blogger, vlogger and Creators.ie manager on...

Rachael Taylor-Fawsitt is the Laois lady behind the Lovely To Meet Me travel and lifestyle blog. She also works for Independent News and Media as...

Pamper The Camper: The festival industry, impact of covid-19, pushing through...

Summer and festivals go hand in hand. The music, the friends, the atmosphere, the holiday vibe, the feeling of escapism from the norm for...

Makeup Artist Ruth Bergin on finding her passion, meeting a hero...

Makeup artistry is just that - an art - and Abbeyleix native Ruth Bergin has put her background in fine art to great use...

Laois-based IT company Ortus on being ready for Coronavirus, working from...

The owner of Laois-based IT company Ortus has spoken about the challenges of working remotely and how they are dealing with staff ahead of...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: The incredible Ballyroan Gaels success story of...

Our latest Down Memory Lane podcast takes on a slightly different format as we take a look back on a specific sporting achievement. In this...

Laois pub owner calls on government to change two-metre rule and...

There are mounting calls for the government to reduce the social distancing guidelines from two metres to one. Last week, the World Health Organisation changed...

Sopranos set to wow at ninth weekly Laois parish online lunchtime...

The Rathdowney church online concert has increased in popularity since it began nine weeks ago - and it is back once again today. This week’s...

Laois’s next makeup star to feature on BBC’s ‘Glow Up’

Abbeyleix native James MacInerney will feature on the second series of the BBC’s Glow Up. The series sees ten aspiring make-up artists compete to be...

Home deliveries from Breslin’s SuperValu Abbeyleix and Rathdowney

In these uncertain times, Breslin's SuperValu in Abbeyleix and Rathdowney are there for their customers. Home deliveries are available six days a week, there are...

Man flown to hospital in ‘unresponsive state’ following attack in Laois

A man has been flown to hospital in 'an unresponsive state' following an attack in Laois today. According to BreakingNews.ie, the incident happened this evening. The...

In Pictures: Owner of rubbish dumped in Laois bog asked to...

The owner of rubbish dumped in a Laois bog has been asked to come and collect it. A post on the ABBEYLEIX Facebook page told...

Laois Abroad: From Abbeyleix to Toronto and possibly further travels ahead

Meet Pippa Anderson from Abbeyleix - the latest subject of our Laois Abroad series. Pippa moved to Toronto last year and is loving life in...

Laois County Council pause plans for new quarry near popular bog

There were objections and expressions of shock and disapproval to a planning application for a new quarry near Abbeyleix Bog recently. However, Laois County Council...

Abbeyleix Further Education and Training Centre Open Day on Tuesday, March...

Abbeyleix Further Education and Training Centre are holding an Open Day on Tuesday, March 3, from 10am to 12:30pm and 4-6pm. Find out what Higher Education,...

Shock and objections greet plans for new Laois quarry

There have been a series of objections and expressions of shock and disapproval to a planning application for a new quarry in the county. Booth...

The Mind and Body House – new yoga and fitness studio...

Abbeyleix has a new yoga and fitness studio which opened its doors to the community in October 2019. It is a self-fulfilling dream of husband...

Band with strong Laois presence riding high in the iTunes charts

Drops of Greens - a band with strong Laois connections - are featuring highly in the iTunes charts in the last week with their...

Missing Laois man found safe and well

A Laois man who had been reported missing over the weekend has been found safe and well much to the relief of his friends...

Laois musician qualifies as finalist for prestigious Sean O’Riada medal

David Vesey, a twenty year old musician and Abbeyleix native has qualified as a finalist for the Sean O'Riada gold medal. There are 14 other...

Serious issues with sewage and heating as new school sought for...

Students in Scoil Mhuire in Abbeyleix are having to endure blocked toilets, the smell of sewage, a leaking roof and damp and cold conditions...

Moment In Time: Both crowds and blood drawn at the 2012...

A GAA fight night was hosted in the then Heritage Hotel, now Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise on January 21 2012. Laois senior footballers and hurlers...