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‘Children really thrive when in a routine’ says Laois woman behind...

Amy Huberman, Vogue Williams and Sofie Skehan are among the 13,000 followers of the Stay Home Play Instagram account set up by Durrow woman...

Widespread disappointment as three Bank of Ireland branches in Laois to...

Three Laois branches of Bank of Ireland are among the 88 branches set to close following an announcement by the company this morning. Mountrath, Durrow...

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...

Laois pub faces closure after licence renewal application rejected

A Laois pub faces closure after its application for a licence renewal was rejected last week. Lennon's Bar, in Durrow in Laois, saw their application...

Starnes girls star on TG4 – but miss out on final...

Ever since the first lockdown way back in March, Durrow sisters Allana and Abbey Starnes have been entertaining the masses with their singing on...

LaoisToday Podcast: Bernard O’Shea on growing up in Laois, his new...

In the latest LaoisToday Podcast interview, Steven Miller is joined by well-known comedian Bernard O'Shea who discusses growing up in Laois, his new book,...

Calls for repair works in Mountrath as noise of passing lorries...

The noise of passing lorries hitting a 'bad patch in the road' is keeping people awake at night - a meeting of the Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick...

Fence needs be erected following ‘serious incidents’ involving deer on busy...

Laois County Councillor John Joe Fennelly has called on Transport Infrastructure Ireland to erect a fence on the Abbeyleix/Durrow road following a number of...

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...

Huge sum of money raised for Laois man’s family following tragic...

The tight-knit community of Durrow was stunned in September 2019 with the sad death of Shane Walsh, a young man in his early 30s,...

In Pictures: Abbeyleix Bog walk and Bike Week in Ratheniska, Portlaoise...

As we all adjust to the new normal of living alongside Covid-19, there are many things we cannot do at the moment. Around now, photographers...

Moment in Time: Durrow says ‘Howya’ with their 2009 festival

All this week, Durrow should have been alive with their latest Scarecrow Festival. Alas, it wasn't to be. For the week that's in it though, we...

Outdoor Food and Craft market takes place in Durrow this Saturday

Durrow is arguably one of the most charming places in Laois - and it's an area and community that really prides itself on doing...

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'...