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Abbeyleix school honoured for health initiative

Abbeyleix South National School received a Flag for their Involvement in The HSE’s Health Promoting School Initiative. Abbeyleix South National School decided to become involved...

Embrace Farm Ecumenical Service in Abbeyleix on Sunday

An Embrace Farm Ecumenical Remembrance Service will be held in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary at 2 PM on June 25 in...

Book launch in Abbeyleix Heritage House tonight

Dr. K. Mark Hilliard will return to Abbeyleix tonight to release his new book The Crow’s Enchanted Dance: The Phenomenology of Sacred Place and...

Moment in Time: Dove House Fete in Abbeyleix 2008

Today we're reeling back the years to 2008 when Alf Harvey captured the events taking place at the Dove House Fete in Abbeyleix. These brilliant...

Division 1 hurling wins for Portlaoise, Borris-Kilcotton and Ballinakill

Laois ACHL Division 1 Portlaoise 1-17 Abbeyleix 1-15 Nine points from Cian Taylor and an early second-half goal from Tommy Fitzgerald helped Portlaoise to a much-needed...

WATCH: This 1987 footage of Abbeyleix and Ballyroan on RTE is...

One of our favourite programmes on RTE is Reeling in the Years. There's something great about watching old footage and remembering incidents from a different...

Wins for Camross, Clough-Ballacolla and Rathdowney-Errill in ACHL Division 1

Camross 2-19 Abbeyleix 0-19 Second-half goals from Andrew Collier and Darren Gilmartin helped Camross to a hard-earned six-point win over Abbeyleix on Thursday evening. Abbeyleix led...

Abbeyleix woman wins €25,000 prize

Abbeyleix mother of two, Valerie Bergin, has been announced as the winner of a €25,000 prize, having entered a competition open to customers of...

Check out these brilliant Alf Harvey photos as President Michael D...

It's usually back-breaking work that people associate with the bog but Abbeyleix on a beautiful Thursday afternoon yesterday was a different story altogether as...

Hundreds turn out to welcome President Higgins to Abbeyleix

President Michael D Higgins arrived to a rapturous reception in Abbeyleix this evening where he launched the Irish Wetlands Strategic Plan 2017 to 2020. He...

Byrne points the way as Abbeyleix claim top hurling honours

Abbeyleix 2-13 Cullohill 0-4 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 1 Hurling Colin Byrne helped himself to 11 points as Abbeyleix put in a very strong performance to...

Goals key as Abbeyleix claim camogie crown

Abbeyleix 7-6 Holy Family 0-8 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 3 Camogie Abbeyleix's ability to score goals made the difference in the Roinn 3 camogie final as...

Staggering attention to detail as Abbeyleix prepares for Entente Florale

No stone is being left unturned as Abbeyleix bids for Entente Florale success - and last week LaoisToday got to see first hand just...

Reilly shoots the lights out as Abbeyleix maintain unbeaten start

Abbeyleix 2-13 Borris-Kilcotton 0-12 Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1 Abbeyleix continued their unbeaten run in the ACHL Division 1 at the expense of Borris-Kilcotton in O’Keeffe...

Abbeyleix seek volunteers as town bids for Entente Florale success

The final plans are being put in place for the Entente Florale international competition by Abbeyleix with the route for judging confirmed on Thursday. Abbeyleix...

Ladybelle Boutique has moved to an impressive new premises in Abbeyleix

Ladybelle Boutique - Main Street, Abbeyleix. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5.30pm.  After almost five years in business, Ladybelle Boutique in Abbeyleix has moved to...

Portlaoise and Abbeyleix the winners at Camogie Feile finals

Feile Division 1 Camogie Final Portlaoise 0-1 The Harps 0-0 Portlaoise and The Harps met in the Division 1 Feile final on Saturday after coming out of...

Large crowd expected at Laois IFA Information Seminar this week

Laois IFA will host an Information Seminar this Thursday, April 27, from 6-9pm in the Manor Hotel in Abbeyleix. Aimed at all members of the community, this seminar will...

In pictures: Large attendance hears of historic links between Laois and...

A packed room in the Heritage House in Abbeyleix on Thursday night heard of the historic links between Laois and Kerry. Dr Michael Christopher Keane...

Laois winner of €250,000 Lotto prize revealed as Abbeyleix granny

A grandmother from Abbeyleix has come forward to claim the €250,000 Lotto Plus prize that she won last Saturday. The woman, who wishes to remain...

Abbeyleix shop sells €250,000 Lotto ticket

A shop in Abbeyleix has sold a winning lotto ticket worth €250,000. Clelands in Abbeyleix confirmed on their Facebook page that Saturday's Lotto Plus 2...
The Laois U-17 Celtic Challenge panel has been named

Abbeyleix and Ballacolla draw while Rathdowney-Errill win again

Abbeyleix 0-23 Clough-Ballacolla 1-20 A last gasp Willie Dunphy goal clinched an unlikely draw for Clough-Ballacolla in ACHL Division 1 in Abbeyleix tonight. The away side...

The Run For Your Life races series gets underway in Abbeleix...

Ballyroan-Abbeyleix and District AC Run For Your Life Race Series is coming to a village near you! The official launch for the 2017 Run For...

Check out all the pictures from the Abbeyleix St Patrick’s Day...

Hundreds braved the mist this afternoon in Abbeyleix to line the streets of one of Laois' biggest towns. There were entertained by a large procession...
Father and son from Trumera to play in second IHC final

Wins for Rathdowney-Errill and Abbeyleix in opening round of hurling league

The Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1 season got underway on Sunday with wins for Rathdowney-Errill and Abbeyleix. Rathdowney-Errill were made work hard by a...

Laois Abroad: Meet the man living in Canada but keeping Abbeyleix...

Abbeyleix man Mark O’Brien is this week’s ‘Laois Abroad’ interview. Mark went to primary school in Abbeyleix and then to the Salesian College in...

Mad Hatter’s cancer fundraising to mark the late David Pratt’s 50th...

The Pratt family in Abbeyleix will remember a dearly departed family member on his 50th birthday over the weekend with a host of Mad...

Abbeyleix already laying the groundwork for Entente Florale success

The work has begun in earnest in Abbeyleix for the town’s participation in the international Entente Florale Europe competition. Participation in the top European horticulture...

Two Laois groups through to national trad music final

Two groups from Laois have made it through to the national final of Siansa Gael Linn 2017, one of the country’s most prestigious competitions...
Father and son from Trumera to play in second IHC final

Abbeyleix lead the way on Laois U-15 hurling panel

Abbeyleix GAA club have eight players on the Laois U-15 hurling squad which further underlines the depth of talent in the area following on...