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Laois teenager’s kindness hailed ‘an inspiration’ in campaign to bring a...

The kindness of a Laois teenager has become an inspiration for a campaign that is trying to bring a hospice to the midlands. Ruth Talbot,...

High praise for local Tidy Towns committee as Laois village in...

A Laois village is in pristine condition thanks to the work of its Tidy Towns and local County Councillor. You'd do well to find a...

Paul Geoghegan Electrical Contractors Ltd – the smart choice

If you're looking for electrical work to be done in your home or business - then look no further than Paul Geoghegan Electrical Contractors...

Laois land and house sells for over €600,000 in four lots...

Farm land and houses near Ballacolla sold for a combined €615,000 at an online public auction on Friday afternoon. In what was an executor's sale...

#LoveLaois: Grantstown Lake – a lovely, gentle loop between Ballacolla and...

All over Laois there are numerous walking routes that have experienced more footfall over the past year than in any previous 12-month period. One such...

‘The only people who are happy about that road are the...

A Laois County Councillor has said that the only people who are happy about the state of a particular road in the county at...

Property: Farm land and house near Ballacolla to be sold by...

Hennessy Auctioneers and Valuers are conducting an executor's sale at Coolbally, Clough, Ballacolla, Co Laois by Public Auction (Online). Online Auction on Friday, June 11,...

Measures requested as vehicles forced to ‘reverse up to 1km’ if...

Urgent safety measures are being requested after a Laois County Council meeting heard how cars are being forced to reverse up to 1km if...

€500,000 road investment on the way for Laois villages in 2021

A section of the R434 between Clough and Ballacolla will receive €500,000 for major road resurfacing works this year. So says Cllr Conor Bergin as...

Ballacolla NS open for enrolments for 2021-22 school year

St Pius X National School in Ballacolla now accepting enrolments for the 2021-22 school year. St Pius X NS is a Co-Ed school and offers...

27 acres of farm land in Clough, Ballacolla, sells for over...

A 27-acre parcel of "prime agricultural land" in Clough, Ballacolla, sold for over €400,000 at auction last week. The land, which was handled by Hennessy...

Property: 27 acres of prime agricultural land for sale in Clough,...

27 acres of prime agricultural land in two separate lots (600 metres apart) at Clough, Ballacolla, in Laois is to be put up for...

Big breakthrough as permission granted for Blueway along River Erkina

The hugely active Woodenbridge Paddlers group enjoyed a significant breakthrough last week when planning permission was granted for a new Blueway route on the...

WATCH: Laois Community turns out in force to celebrate much loved...

We've said it before and we'll say it again - these are extraordinary times that we are all living in. The Coronavirus pandemic has changed...

Laois school participate in prestigious music event

Students from Ballacolla NS had the honour of participating in the prestigious musical event Peace Proms 2020 in Waterford Institute of Technology Arena recently. The...

Plans in place for Ballacolla New Year’s Day Walk and All...

New Year's Day in Ballacolla 2020 invites Walkers, Cyclists and Tractors of all ages both Modern and Vintage to take part in the annual...

In Pictures: High spirits at Ballacolla 5K in spite of bad...

A total of 73 people took part in a recent for the 5k Run/Walk fundraiser in Ballacolla in aid of the local afterschool den. Given...

An errant ‘y’ causes a sign problem for Laois village

They are not as provocative as the infamous Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri but there are three signs outside Borris-in-Ossory County Laois causing as...

‘Fire alarms do save lives’ following fire at well known Laois...

'Fire alarms do save lives' says Chief Fire Officer in Laois Anthony Tynan following a fire at a well known Laois pub. The fire at...

Considerable damage as fire overnight at well-known Laois pub

A well-known Laois pub has been extensively damaged by a fire in the early hours of this morning. Emergency services attended a fire at Caoch...

In Pictures: Ballacolla New Year’s Day Walk and Vintage Run a...

New Year's Day in Ballacolla was the place to be for the Annual Richard Moynan Memorial Walk and Vintage run. The Vintage run was on...

In Pictures: Hurling skills on show at The Harps and Clough-Ballacolla...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois This week is the last week of Cul Camps in Laois before children head back to school,...

Property Watch: Five of the cheapest sites currently for sale in...

On this week's Property Watch, we are taking a look at the five cheapest sites that are currently for sale in Laois. There is now...

In Pictures: Crowds turn up the pace at Ballacolla 5k fundraising...

Huge crowds turned out to the Ballacolla before and after-school Den fundraising run on Wednesday, August 8. Over 120 people took part in the 5km...

Cash and jewellery stolen in local buglaries

Jewellery and cash were stolen in a number of buglaries across Laois yesterday. Houses were burgled in Ballacolla and Stradbally in the incidents, during which...

Ballacolla pull through extra-time test against Clonaghadoo

Clonaghadoo 6-7   Ballacolla 8-7 (AET) Laois Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 4 Hurling Championship This goal fest started from the off as Sean Kavanagh rattled the net...

Two residential Laois farms to go up for public auction in...

Two residential Laois farms in Laois will go up for public auction in the next month. 55 acres of land attached to a house in...

Our guide to What’s On at the Weekend

FRIDAY MARCH 16 Mountmellick Drama Festival Mountmellick Drama Festival closes up tonight with Ballyduff DG from Waterford giving their performance of 'Albertine in Five Times'. Ballacolla table...

Woman arrested following overnight stabbing

A woman has been arrested following an overnight stabbing. LaoisToday understands that a man was stabbed in the back by a female. Gardai say that there...

This is what I’m Studying: Una Hyland, the Ballacolla woman doing...

This week to kick off the beginning of our student series, we met with Una Hyland from Ballacolla to hear all about life as...