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Gardai investigating fatal accident on Laois border as man in his...

Gardaí in Athy are investigating a fatal road traffic collision, that occurred on the R417 in the townland of Kilberry near Athy this evening...
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Athy man hoping to captain Kildare to shock Leinster final win...

Orson Welles directed his greatest film, Citizen Kane, when he was just 26 and Athy and Kildare football captain David Hyland must have wondered...

Up to 70% off at Fifty Seven Boutique Sale Shop in...

Fifty Seven Boutique in Athy and Durrow is a long-established ladies boutique and gift emporium serving the people of Leinster and the midlands area...

From the LaoisToday Archives: 22 unforgettable things about the night club...

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday on May 29, 2017. The sign is still above the door but ‘Turning Point’ night club is no...

Sadness at death of the highly-regarded John Miller

The death has occurred of John Miller, from Glenbawn outside Athy, a well-known and highly-regarded man on both sides of the Laois-Kildare border. Aged 76,...

Local bakery pulls out all the stops once more as magical...

Now that you're allowed to cross the county boundaries again, Laois readers would be well advised to take a trip to Athy this Christmas...

Gardai raid suspected ‘Shebeen’ and make several seizures in Athy

Gardai raided and searched a premises suspected as operating as a Shebeen in Athy last night. Gardai say they became aware of the premises through...

WATCH: Ploughing organisers maintain popular aspect as Fashion Show goes virtual

With no Ploughing Championships on this year, the hugely popular fashion show had to go virtual. Thousands of people would have attended the fashion show...

Sadness at death of popular Athy publican

The death has occurred of John Anderson, proprietor of the popular Anderson's pub in Athy. Anderson's in the Market Square in Athy has been a...

One man arrested after Gardai discover grow house and seize €66,000...

Gardai have arrested one man following a seizure of €66,400 worth of cannabis in Athy. Gardai made the discovery following a search of a house...

Gardai appealing for witnesses following fatal accident in Athy

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal accident in Athy, Kildare. The accident, involving a car and a pedestrian, happened on...

Virtual tea party raises money for good causes in Athy

The Aontú party in South Kildare held a party with a difference recently to raise funds for two community based initiatives. The South Kildare Cumann...

Gardai investigating as shots fired at house in Athy

Gardaí have arrested three men following shots being fired at a house in the White Castle Lawns area of Athy on Monday night. At approximately...

Big battle in store in Kildare South as Laois and Offaly...

This day three weeks we'll almost certainly be near the end of the General Election count - and from a Laois point of view...

Many lines now 1/2 price in Fifty Seven Winter Sale

With a lot of cold weather still to come before the warmer weather kicks in, now is a great time to bag yourself a...

Solution found as Athy Rugby Club saved from closure

Athy Rugby Club - who have had countless Laois players and members over their long history - have secured public liability insurance after a...

Local rugby club facing imminent closure over ‘grave difficulty’ in getting...

A local rugby club that serves hundreds of underage and adult players say they will have to close the club and grounds from next...

Big changes across the border in this year’s Kildare Local Elections

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In the final week of the Local Elections campaign, we’re keeping an eye on what’s...

Manley’s Menswear going from strength to strength as they celebrate 43...

To celebrate over 40 years in business and see things move from one generation to the next is a significant achievement - but that...

Laois v Kildare football match in Athy set to raise funds...

There's a long-running tradition of a Laois v Kildare game being played in Athy every Christmas - one that sees players from neighbouring clubs...

Man arrested in murder investigation of Nurney man in Athy

Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 34 year old man that occurred on Thursday 1st November 2018. A man in his late...

Planning permission sought for development for grain facility in Athy

Boortmalt is planning a significant delopment at the Maltings in Athy, following a planning permission application to be decided upon by Kildare County Council. Minch...

Christy Moore to play at famous Athy venue this summer

There will be a serious rolling back of the years in Athy this summer - when legendary singer-songwriter Christy Moore plays an intimate gig...

Huge jobs blow as Coca-Cola plant in Athy shuts its doors

The news broke earlier today that the Coca-Cola plant in Athy is to close, resulting in the loss of 82 jobs, some of those affecting...

Athy traders come together for novel late opening event this Thursday

It's the local town for many Laois people and this Thursday Red Balloons will line the main thoroughfare of Athy to celebrate Athy Traders Red...

Planning permission sought for vacant hotel redevelopment

The extensive redevelopment of a vacant hotel in Athy is in the planning. The property, situated just off Stanhope Street, was originally a Mercy Convent...

Extension planned for Cuan Mhuire treatment centre

Cuan Mhuire, the addiction treatment facility just outside Athy is planning to expand its treatment facilities for women. It is seeking planning permission for the...

Gardai seeking assistance to find missing Athy man

Gardaí wish to seek the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a missing Athy man. 62-year-old Bill Delaney was last seen this morning Saturday...

Athy ease through as Kildare SFC down to the last four

Kildare SFC  Athy were far too strong for last year's intermediate champions Round Towers in their Kildare SFC quarter-final played today. They recorded a 0-21 to...

Man in Beaumont Hospital following serious assault

Witnesses are being sought to an assault in Athy which has left a man in a serious condition and hospitalised in Beaumont Hospital. Gardaí in...