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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...

Stay, Home, Play: Top Instagrammer on her ideas, famous followers and...

Here in LaoisToday, we recently released our Top Instagrammers list for 2020. At the top of that list was a Durrow lady by the...

New series of Laois comedian and RTE commentator’s TV show gets...

This was a great laugh the last time - and we're hoping the second installment will be just as good. Laois comedian Bernard O'Shea has...

Moment in Time: Huge crowd at Durrow Vintage Show in 2009

Almost 3,000 people, a larger crowd than anticipated, attended the annual Durrow Vintage Display and there was up to 1,800 exhibitors. People began arriving early...

Moment in Time: The Young Voice of Laois Final in 2012

The Young Voice of Laois Final took place in the Castle Arms Hotel in Durrow in April 2012. In its third year, the new Young Voice...

Check out these incredibly talented Durrow sisters as they sing a...

This Coronavirus and the various restrictions to limit its spread has the entire world at home with nowhere to go and not a whole...

Moment In Time: Great Pictures and serious craic at Durrow St...

We’ve once again dug deep into Alf Harvey’s archives to unearth some absolute classic pictures of Durrows St Patrick's Day parade in 2010. Great imagination...

Two Laois St Patrick’s Day parades cancelled as Coronavirus continues to...

Two St Patrick's Day parades have been cancelled in Laois today. Neither Mountmellick or Durrow will have their annual celebrations this year. The Boglands Festival, the...

Manager invited to visit Laois town ‘some dark night’

It sounds ominous alright. But it’s not as sinister or salacious as it might first appear. But yes, the Chief Executive of Laois County Council, John...

Moment In Time: Lords and ladies turn out in style for...

Twelve years ago the people of Durrow transported themselves back to the 18th century. The event was one of a few held to celebrate the...

Laois town chosen for Business Incentive Scheme

Laois County Council has introduced a Business Incentive Scheme to encourage the use of vacant commercial premises within a designated area of Durrow over...

Laois student receives prestigious scholarship following leaving cert results

Durrow native Fionn Whelan was awarded the Ad Astra Scholarship at UCD last week. Fionn attended St. Kieran's College Kilkenny where he achieved the maximum...

Band with strong Laois presence riding high in the iTunes charts

Drops of Greens - a band with strong Laois connections - are featuring highly in the iTunes charts in the last week with their...

Laois soccer club to host exciting ‘Dash for the Dáil’ fundraiser

Lions AFC in Durrow are hosting a fundraiser this Saturday, February 8 and it seems like a good one! The Fundraising Committee have a new...

Many lines now 1/2 price in Fifty Seven Winter Sale

With a lot of cold weather still to come before the warmer weather kicks in, now is a great time to bag yourself a...

Durrow one-way, no-way Jose, says Ollie

A proposal to introduce a one-way traffic system for the town of Durrow has been greeted with an emphatic thumbs down by the local...

Beautiful trail in Laois village a victim of environmental vandalism

A disgusting act has been committed in the beautiful village of Durrow yesterday evening (January 13). Pictures posted by the Facebook page 'Durrow Laois Ireland'...

Meet the head chef of Bowe’s Cafe in Durrow

Bowe's Cafe in Durrow is one of Laois's true gems - an experience that never fails to disappoint. We recently caught up with head chef...

Rivers, roads and Rathdowney – series of issues ire local councillors

Rivers in a "third world state" and "the most urgent issue since I came into the council" were the basis of two motions raised...

Durrow community rally for ‘Friends of Shane Walsh’ event

The tight-knit community of Durrow was stunned in September with the sad death of Shane Walsh, a young man in his early 30s who...

To bin or not to bin, that is the question

A call has been made on Laois County Council to replace all the rubbish bins in one Laois town with new solar bins in...

Learn to Jive – no partner or experience needed

How many times have you been in a social setting and wished that you could dance properly? Have you marveled at those who can jive?...

Property Watch: The five most expensive properties currently for sale in...

This week for Property Watch, we take a look at some of the most pricey properties the county has to offer. And they range in...

Property Watch: Five homes currently on the market in Durrow

This week's property watch takes us to the South-East of Laois to Durrow, where there is an array of different houses, big and small,...

In Pictures: Serious excitement in Durrow and Cullohill as The Harps...

There's nothing like a county final to create a bit of stir. And that's exactly the vibe in Durrow and Cullohill this week as the...

In Pictures: High spirits as new boutique and gift shop holds...

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium opened for business in Durrow back in July - but the official opening on Friday night attracted a...

In Pictures: Lions Durrow AFC host another successful fun day as...

Lions AFC is a vibrant soccer club in Durrow and that was very evident at their family fun day on Sunday last. With an array...

The Kilkennys’ musician Robbie Campion looking forward to performance in home...

He may be touring the world for over a decade with The Kilkennys, but don't let the name of the band fool you, Robbie...

JOB VACANCY: Bowe’s Foodhall and Cafe in Durrow looking for...

Bowe's Foohall and Cafe in Durrow have vacancies for the following role:   Front of House Staff Position Front of house staff required for immediate start, daytime...

Moment In Time: Family fun at Make Believers Family Day in...

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back on the Make Believers charity family day in the scenic village of Durrow in 2009. The...