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Lucky Laois pupils win special visit from Paul O’Connell and Linda...

Ireland rugby legend, Paul O'Connell was in Laois recently, giving pupils a once in a lifetime event to train with the ALDI Play Rugby...

Mahoney and Ellis to the fore as Cullohill overcome Ballyfin in...

Cullohill 4-10 Ballyfin 1-9 Division 2 Hurling Championship  Cullohill are the new Cumann na mBunscol Division 2 hurling champions after an impressive win over Ballyfin this afternoon...

Double up as Castletown girls defeat Cullohill to match boys and...

Castletown 3-7 Cullohill 0-2 Division 1 Camogie Championship  Castletown National School are the Division 1 hurling and camogie champions for 2024 following victory over Cullohill this...

Petition presented to Laois County Council demanding pedestrian crossing for rural...

Laois County Council have been presented with a petition containing over 500 signatures this week, as a rural community aims to send a strong...

Laois County Council urged to take action at rural playground described...

Laois County Council have been urged to take action at a rural playground, which has been described as "a very serious safety issue." Independent Cllr Ollie...

Durrow and Cullohill go down to the wire but Durrow hold...

Durrow 1-8 Cullohill 0-8 Division 3 Boys Championship  The game of the day, without question, was Durrow v Cullohill. It went right down to the wire, with...

‘Another Love’ – Tom Odell dedicates hit song at Electric Picnic...

Electric Picnic is a rollercoaster of a emotions at the best of times - and thousands who were gathered at the Main Stage on...

‘Always young, always loved’ – Rory Deegan’s funeral has taken place...

A young man who tragically passed away in Greece last week has been described as "a bubbly, good humoured person, who simply made others...

Cullohill to the fore to take Cumann na mBunscol glory

Cullohill NS 3-6 Scoil Padraig Portarlington 1-2 Boys Division 2 Shield Cullohill's rich Cumann na mBunscol tradition continued in the glorious O'Moore Park sunshine this morning...

End of an era as Chief Superintendant John Scanlan brings the...

After 41 years of distinguished service, John Scanlan, the Chief Superintendent of the Laois-Offaly-Kildare Garda division is set to retire this week. Mr Scanlan joined...

From New York to Cullohill – the story of the new...

In the early hours of Easter Monday morning last in the ballroom of the Midlands Park Hotel, a new Laois Rose was crowned. Because of...

In Pictures: A selection of great photos from the Folly festival...

The height of the summer has brought more than its fair share of local festivals. This is particularly in the context of the past two...

Folly Festival set to return with a bang to Cullohill this...

Ireland’s First Gender Balanced Festival - a very worthwhile Folly! The Folly Festival returns with a bang this July, and boasts a line up that is...

In Pictures: Folly Festival in Cullohill is officially launched ahead of...

The small village of Cullohill was buzzing on Friday night as the official launch of the Folly Festival took place ahead of this year's...

Iconic Laois family pub goes up for sale

An iconic rural Laois pub has been placed on the market. The Sportsman's Inn in Cullohill, owned by the O'Connell family for generations, is up...

Division 1 Cumann na mBunscol camogie glory for impressive Scoil Mhuire...

Cullohill 4-2 Abbeyleix 4-4 Division 1 Camogie Championship  Abbeyleix were crowned Division 1 Cumann na mBunscol Camogie champions following victory over Cullohill. This was a close game...

Kirby on fire as Cullohill prove too strong for Clough as...

Cullohill 10-6 Clough 2-3  Roinn 3C Girls Shield Cullohill proved too strong for a gutsy Clough outfit as they claimed the Division 3C Shield title. A first...

Work needed on Cullohill Mountain and bridge in Durrow

The road at Cullohill Mountain is in bad need of a resurface according to local councillor for the area Ollie Clooney. Cllr Clooney had a...

JOB VACANCY: Farm worker wanted in Rathdowney/Cullohill area

Person wanted for part-time or full-time work on a mixed beef-tillage farm in the Rathdowney/Cullohill area. Preferred candidate must be comfortable working farm machinery and...

Up and Coming: Meet the aspiring architect behind Bunlacken Brú at...

The pandemic has taken so much away – but it has brought out the very best in some young Laois people. Our series ‘Up and...

WATCH: Beautiful video with well-known Cullohill woman on times gone by

Well-known Cullohill woman Nancy Roberts is the subject of short video production by local photographer and videographer Terry Smeaton as she looks back on...

TFI Local Link Laois-Offaly announce details of new bus service connecting...

TFI (Transport for Ireland) Local Link Laois-Offaly have announced details of the new 858 service connecting Portlaoise to Thurles, which will operate Monday to...

Mass time change in Cullohill for summer months

While people may not be able to physically attend mass at the moment, parishes all over the country have gone to huge efforts to...

JOB VACANCY: Farm worker wanted in Rathdowney/Cullohill area

Person wanted for part-time or full-time work on a mixed beef-tillage farm in the Rathdowney/Cullohill area. Preferred candidate must be comfortable working farm machinery and...

Sadness in Durrow and Cullohill communities at the death of Larry...

There was sadness in the Cullohill and Durrow areas this week with the death of one of the community's highly-respected members Larry Mahony. Aged in...

Moment in Time: Some quality photos from Durrow’s Strictly Come Dancing...

When the Durrow and Cullohill communities come together to put on a show, they generally do so in some style. And so it was in...

Meet the Laois man who’s been at more All Irelands than...

This piece originally appeared on LaoisToday in September 2019 before the All Ireland football final replay and the National Ploughing Championships.  There is ‘Dad joke’...

Women in Sport: Irish international runner Avril Deegan

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday on June 21, 2019. Like many people at the top of their game in the sporting world, Cullohill woman...

Special offer on Paddy O’s Cereals with 25% off online purchases

In these unprecedented times, many of our smaller businesses have been deeply affected, one such business is PaddyO's Cereals in Cullohill, Laois. Paddy reached...

Tributes paid to late Laois priest following sad passing

There was deep sadness in Cullohill following the passing of Fr James Dollard recently. Bishop of Ossory, Dermot Farrell paid tribute to the late Fr...