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In Pictures: All smiles at the Ballyroan-Abbey Cul Camp

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  We’re on to week two of the Cul Camps and they seem to be...

Long-serving Laois school principal reflects on his 40-year teaching career as...

It's a Wednesday evening on the grounds of the recently-built Holy Family NS, a project which came to fruition in 2016, when it first...

Box by box – how your area voted in the 2019...

There were 31 boxes in the Portlaoise Municipal District - with 22 of them in Portlaoise and the remaining nine spread across a wide...

Wedding bells, voting, the Skies oer Ballyroan and championship countdown

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union A wedding, an election and a Leinster championship football match. This is certainly no ordinary weekend...

Moment in Time: Sweeney wades through the muck to deliver Sewage Scheme for Ballyroan

There's many things that local councillors can be proud of - but for Ballyroan-based Fine Gael candidate Mary Sweeney, the delivery of a long-awaited...

Moment in Time: New school opening in 2017 a joyous occasion...

There were scenes of great happiness in Ballyroan on a June afternoon in 2017 as the new primary school in the village was officially...

Moment in Time: Remembering Mary Sweeney’s year as Cathaoirleach of Laois...

Ballyroan native Mary Sweeney was first elected to Laois County Council in 1999 - but as she gets set to contest a fifth election...

How to vote in the 2019 Local Elections …

Mary Sweeney, Ballyroan native and Fine Gael candidate in the Portlaoise Municipal District, has put together a very helpful guide ahead of the 2019...

Ballyroan-Abbey see out second half thriller to earn Feile place

Ballyroan Abbey 2-2 The Harps 2-1 Feile na nÓg final group B Ballyroan-Abbey are through to the All-Ireland Feile after defeating The Harps by a single...

Laois toddler Mary-Claire set to travel to Holland to get life-saving...

Laois toddler Mary Claire Knowles is one step closer to getting possible life-saving treatment from the 90 or so seizures she has suffered in...

Tributes paid to ‘wonderful character’ Mick Murray following sad passing

Tributes have been paid to 'wonderful character' Michael (Mick) Murray of Glenbrook, Ballyroan, who passed away on St Patrick's Day, Sunday, March 17. Mick founded...

Ballyroan Vintage Club donate €4,600 to Abbeyleix Hospital Patients Fund

The Abbeyleix Hospital Patients fund recently received a cheque for €4,600 from Ballyroan Vintage. The Chairman of Ballyroan Vintage Club, Dan Kinsella, presented the cheque...

In Pictures: Ballyroan kicks off the cobwebs with its annual St...

Athletics may just be the hottest trend to hit Ballyroan-Abbey after the remarkable success of the McDonalds in Ireland's Fittest Family. Ballyroan-Abbey GAA Club’s annual...

2018 Remembered – Laois family make stunning winning start to Ireland’s...

A refreshers course on where it all began for the McDonalds.  Having made a great start in the competition, the Ballyroan family made it all...

Councillor requests review of lighting in Ballyroan village

Cllr Mary Sweeney has asked at the latest Portlaoise Municipal District Meeting that Laois County Council undertake a review of current lighting in Ballyroan...

Ballyroan 10 mile and Santa Fun Run us on this weekend

The Ballyroan 10 Mile is back for another year! The race, which is on this Saturday, December 8, will be run over 10 miles along...

Full house in Ballyroan as new book is officially launched

It was packed house in the Community Hall in Ballyroan on Saturday night for the official launch of a new history book on the...

Well-known Laois man wins big on Winning Streak after Spinning the...

There's hardly a programme on the television that is as widely watched on weekly basis as Winning Streak and there was a strong Laois interest this...

Ballyroan fundraiser this weekend for little Mary Claire

The Ballyroan community spirit is a very strong one - and that will be shown in abundance this weekend at a local event to...

‘This is very serious, it’s the fate of small children’ councillor...

"I am anxious, it's just not a safe place for children," said cllr Mary Sweeney when referring to Blandsfort Cross, Ballyroan, at the latest...

Property Watch: Five ‘Doer-Uppers’ in Laois for under €100k

You don't need to be an auctioneer to know the language. "In need of some refurbishment"; "A handyman's dream". In other words it's not in...

Goals galore as Ballyroan claim the Roinn 4 Hurling Shield

Ballyroan 5-7   Shanahoe 6-2 Laois Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 4 Hurling Shield Ballyroan were able to hold off a brave Shanahoe comeback to win the Roinn...

In Pictures: Durrow, Spink and Ballyroan turn on the style for...

There were 15 parades around the county today and these three certainly didn't get left behind the rest. Durrow, Spink and Ballyroan are three villages...

Sadness in Portlaoise and Ballyroan with the passing of the popular...

There was widespread shock at the death of Linda Conroy (nee Lanham), Ballyroan and formerly Marian Avenue, Portlaoise this week following a short illness. Linda...

In Pictures: Large crowds gather for Ballyroan-Abbey Dinner Dance

There was a great turnout for the Ballyroan-Abbey Dinner Dance which took place in the Castle Arms Hotel in Durrow on Saturday night. Over 100...

What’s On at the Weekend

There's plenty on all around the county again this weekend. From fashion factories to country markets, there's a taste of something for everyone. If you...

Moment in Time: Ballyroan Christmas concert in 2008

As our thoughts are firmly fixed towards Christmas, our Moment in Time looks back to a festive event in Ballyroan. In an era long before...

Portlaoise ladies turn on the style to claim minor glory

Portlaoise 2-15 Ballyroan 4-7    Laois Ladies Football Minor Final Portlaoise won their first Laois Ladies Football Minor A Championship title since 2008 when they just edged...

Powerful second half sees Ballyroan girls crowned champions

Ballyroan 6-8 Ballyfin 6-4 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Girls Division 3 Football Final The first girls title of this year's Cumann na mBunscol football final went...

In Pictures: Opening of new Ballyroan primary school

There was a great atmosphere in Ballyroan on Wednesday afternoon as the new primary school in the village was officially opened. The students of Scoil...