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Laois beef farmer elected to national IFA role following postal ballot

Declan Hanrahan, a suckler and beef farmer from Borris-in-Ossory, has been elected vice-chairman of the IFA livestock committee. Hanrahan is the current livestock representative for...

Our School Revisited: Welcoming and vibrant atmosphere as we visit Borris-in-Ossory

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday in November of last year.  Our School series brings us to St Joseph's NS in Borris-in-Ossory this week where...

11 new social houses set to be completed in Laois village...

11 new social houses are set to be completed by the end of the year in Borris-In-Ossory. So says Laois County Council Housing Officer Nicola...

Calls to upgrade ‘the worst footpaths in Laois’

A Laois County Councillor is calling for work to be carried out to upgrade what he called 'the worst footpaths' in the county. Fine Gael...

Patrick Ryan: Laois native and Firehouse Bakery on the rise

Laois native Patrick Ryan is owner of Firehouse Bakery and bread school based in Wicklow. Having initially set up a bread school on Heir Island...

County Final Memory: Colt claim intermediate hurling glory in 2008

Colt 0-16 Borris-in-Ossory 2-6 2008 Laois IHC Final The Colt hurlers lost more than fair share of intermediate finals in the 2000s so when they finally...

When the Laois hurlers beat All Ireland finalists Cork in the...

In January, ahead of the Walsh Cup clash between Laois and Westmeath in Borris-in-Ossory, we looked back on the famous league win that Laois...

On the Canvass: For Seán Fleming’s campaign every day is a...

We’re in Clogh. Clogh, Ballacolla. This is farming country. Fields, cows and sheds everywhere you look. Seán is biding his time. A man in a big...

A raft of issues in Laois village need to be tackled

A whole litany of issues which need to be tackled in a Laois village have been well ventilated this week. The matters concerning Ballaghmore were...

Laois hurlers, Borris-in-Ossory and a host of big games, big names...

The 2020 hurling year gets underway for Laois in Borris-in-Ossory this afternoon when Eddie Brennan's side host Westmeath in the Walsh Cup. It'll be the...

Rural lighting a major concern while Shanahoe issues also raised

A Laois County Councillor has said that he has had more queries for lighting in rural areas than anything else this winter. Cllr Conor Bergin...

Shards of glass falling on street of Laois town

The dangers to pedestrians and passers-by in one Laois town were forcibly brought home at a Council meeting this week. Local area elected representatives once...

Our School: Welcoming and vibrant atmosphere as we visit Borris-in-Ossory

Our School series brings us to St Joseph's NS in Borris-in-Ossory this week where principal Kevin Horgan, a Cork man who has been in...

In Pictures: Mighty craic in Borris-in-Ossory and Killadooley ahead of county...

There's nothing like county final season to bring the best out in local communities. When that county final is against one of your nearest and...

€2.1 million confirmed for County Council for 11 new houses in...

This is a significant development. Borris-in-Ossory based Fine Gael County Councillor Conor Bergin has welcomed the approval in principle of €2,111,032 funding to Laois County...

WATCH: Kelly Machine Spares holding Open Day this Friday to mark...

Kelly Machine Spares are celebrating 40 years in business this year  and are marking the occasion this Friday, May 31, with an Open Day...

Significant birthday celebrations as Kelly Machine Spares mark 40 years in...

Forty years is a mighty long time to be in business - but that’s exactly what Kelly Machine Spares in Borris-in-Ossory are celebrating this...

Sleepless nights as heavy trucks and ‘boy racers’ take their toll...

Lorries leaving the motorway to avoid the toll charges were causing horrendous noise at night-time and making it impossible for people along the Main...

Tributes paid as Borris mourns loss of another hurling great

Sadness again, spread throughout the village of Borris In Ossory on Friday last, April 5, with the news of the sad passing of Brendan...

Huge blow to local communities as bus service to pull out...

A huge blow has come to Borris-in-Ossory, Mountrath and Castletown commuters using the JJ Kavanagh Bus service from Dublin to Limerick, as it was...

Kelly’s Bar in Borris-In-Ossory raise €3,225 for Autism

On Saturday, Kelly's Bar in Borris-In-Ossory donated €3,225 to Laois Offaly Families For Autism (LOFFA). At the end of November the pub held a shave...

Big occasion for Borris-in-Ossory GAA club this Sunday

It's a big occasion for Borris-in-Ossory GAA Club this Sunday, December 30, as they officially turn on their new floodlights for the first time. O'Keefe...

Man (31) killed in early morning Laois car crash

A 31-year-old man has been killed in an early morning car crash in Laois today. A collision was reported to Portlaoise Gardai at 9.10am this morning...

2018 Remembered – 18-house Laois estate bought for €1.25 million in...

This estate in Borris-In-Ossory went for a fair chunk of money.  Back in July, the 18 houses went for over €1 million.  An estate of 18...

Property Watch: Five commercial properties currently for sale in Laois

On this week's Property Watch, we are focusing on the commercial sector within Laois. The county continues to grow commercially and industrially, with new businesses...

In Pictures: Charming Borris-in-Ossory home on the market for €120,000

Clement Herron Real Estate is pleased to welcome this excellent three-bedroom property to the sales market. This home benefits from a surprisingly large secure garden...

Sadness in Mountrath Golf Club as popular lady captain passes away

There is sadness in Mountrath Golf Club and the local community in Ballybrophy near Borris-in-Ossory following the death of Carol Sinnott following a short...

18-house Laois estate bought for €1.25 million in online auction

An estate of 18 houses in Laois was brought in an on-line auction last Wednesday, July 18. A mix of seven four-bedroom and 11 three-bedroom houses...

Laois housing estate to be auctioned online this week

An estate of 18 houses in Laois could be yours for just over €1 million. The portfolio of 18 houses in Borris-in-Ossory will be offered...

Property Watch: How much would a 10 acre field in Laois...

On this week's feature, we are going to have a look at agricultural land and in particular 10 acre fields. Large blocks of land...