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Studying during Coronavirus: Portlaoise CBS student on prepping for state exams...

The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of our lives at the moment. Bar those working in essential services, the rest of the population...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Hospital triple number of ICU beds as Coronavirus...

Portlaoise Hospital has trebled the amount of beds it has in their Intensive Care Unit as staff and management brace themselves to deliver critical...

BREAKING: 200 new cases of Coronavirus in Ireland and 10 more...

A total 200 of new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is an increase on the 2,415 cases from yesterday and...

WATCH: Young Laois girl remixes Gavin James hit in tribute to...

A young Laois girl has remixed the words to Irish singer Gavin James' hit song 'Nervous' and turned it into a beautiful tribute to...

BREAKING: 294 new cases of Coronavirus in Ireland and 14 more...

A total 294 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is slightly down from the 302 from last night. But it...

BREAKING: Taoiseach instructs everyone to stay at home for the next...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced a number of new measures this evening in a bid to curb the spread of Coronavirus. 302 new cases of...

BREAKING: Cases of Coronavirus in Ireland go above 2,000 and three...

In a continuation of the now nightly upward trend, 302 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is an increase on...

Doctor in Portlaoise Hospital explains what it is like working in...

A doctor working in Portlaoise Hospital has penned a powerful and emotional letter addressing what he says are some 'critically important' things about the...

BREAKING: 255 new cases of Coronavirus in Ireland and ten more...

In a continuation of the now nightly upward trend, 255 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is an increase on...

Marooned in Melbourne: Laois woman and boyfriend stuck Down Under after...

A Laois woman and her boyfriend have been left stranded in Australian following the outbreak of Coronavirus. Rathdowney woman Andrea Treacy and her Birr boyfriend...
GAA return

Laois GAA clubs urged to shut gates after groups spotted ‘kicking...

All GAA clubs in Laois have been urged to ensure that access to their club grounds is shut off until April 19. On Tuesday, Taoiseach...

Mass during Coronavirus: An unusual and surreal experience

Mountmellick woman Sheelagh Coyle is an active member of her local Catholic Church.  St Joseph's Church in Mountmellick, like all churches in the country, now...

BREAKING: Biggest one day increase in new cases of Coronavirus...

In a continuation of the now nightly upward trend, 235 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is an increase on...

New testing regulations announced for Coronavirus in Ireland

Irish Medical Organisation and Irish College of GPs have announced big changes to the testing for Coronavirus. New rules have been introduced for Covid-19 testing...

Laois Abroad: The Ballickmoyler girl feeling a long way from home

As the Coronavirus spreads across the globe and brings everything almost to a halt, we're keen to hear from Laois people dotted around the...

BREAKING: Department of Health confirms increase in Coronavirus cases in Laois

As of Sunday March 22, there are now eight confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Laois. This is an increase of two from the most recent...

BREAKING: 204 new cases of Coronavirus in Ireland and one more...

In a continuation of the now nightly upward trend, 204 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is an increase on...

Laois GAA team up with HSE to create Coronavirus testing centre

Another Coronavirus testing centre is being set up in Laois. MW Hire O'Moore Park is going to be used as a drive-thru testing facility. It follows...

BREAKING: Government announces range of extra measures to curb spread of...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that schools, colleges and public facilities will remain closed until Sunday April 19. In an address to the nation this...

WATCH: Laois RTE TV presenter opens up on ‘guilt’, ‘shock’ and...

Laois TV presenter Claire Byrne has opened up about the 'guilt', 'shock' and 'worry' that she felt following her positive Covid-19 test at the...

BREAKING: 219 new cases of Coronavirus in Ireland and two more...

In a continuation of the now nightly upward trend, 219 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is an increase on...

Laois RTE TV presenter diagnosed with Coronavirus

Laois TV presenter Claire Byrne has been diagnosed with Coronavirus. The 44-year-old Mountrath woman hosts Claire Byrne Live on RTE One. However, she appeared via video...

Laois Gardai issue advice to public on social distancing during Coronavirus...

Laois Gardai have issued advice to the public on how to use their services and on social distancing amid the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. Superintendent Anthony...

In Pictures: Second Coronavirus centre set to open in Laois

A second Coronavirus centre is set to open in Laois this week. On Tuesday of last week, the Department of Health opened one in Emo...

BREAKING: Department of Health confirms increase in Coronavirus cases in Laois

There are now six confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Laois. Figures released moments ago show that as of Friday March 20 which examines the...

BREAKING: 121 new cases of Coronavirus in Ireland as fourth person...

In a continuation of the worryingly upward trend, 121 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is an increase on the...

Gardai in Laois plead with public as some ignore social distancing...

Gardai in Laois are pleading with people to avoid coming to the Slieve Bloom Mountains and other amenities for social gatherings and exercise. For the...

Our Coronavirus wedding: Laois couple defy Covid-19 to tie the knot

The Coronavirus has changed many things about how we live life at the moment as events, work and recreation is put on hold. And for...

BREAKING: 102 new cases of Coronavirus diagnosed in Ireland

In a continuation of the worryingly upward trend, 102 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. This is an increase on the...

WATCH: Harrowing video from Italian hospital provides stark warning to all...

Sky News reporter Stuart Ramsay went inside a hospital in Bergamo in Italy during the week and the footage he captured is as powerful...