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Portlaoise Rail and Sleeper Depot is fundamental to the future of...

A major infrastructure showcase organised by Iarnrod Eireann at the Rail and Sleeper Depot, Old Knockmay Road in Portlaoise took place recently. Minister of State...

Traffic diverted in Portlaoise as yet another lorry crashes into bridge

It simply has to be the most crashed-into bridge in the county – if not in the entire country. Traffic is being diverted in Portlaoise...

Laois train users advised of disruption for two weeks due to...

Iarnród Éireann has reminded customers on the Limerick to Ballybrophy via Nenagh line that two weeks of track renewal works will take place. These will...

Planning permission sought to refurbish and reconstruct derelict building at Laois...

Planning permission has been submitted on behalf of Irish Rail to refurbish and reconstruct a derelict building at a Laois train station. Sinn Fein Councillor...

Laois Gardai being deployed to trains as ‘drug use’ and ‘drug...

Laois Gardai are being deployed onto trains in a bid to stamp out criminal activity that is happening on the network. At yesterday's meeting of...

The issue of improving the South Laois rail line raised in...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley raised the need for the promotion and greater use of the Ballybrophy to Limerick rail service in the Dail...

Resolution in sight for decade long dispute over rail crossing in...

Three years after declaring that his 'day will come' in relation to a Laois County Councillor's 14 year dispute with Iarnrod Eireann - his...

On yer bike – Laois gears up to improve safety and...

Good news for cyclists and cycling enthusiasts in Laois this week as there are plans to increase and improve cycle lanes and other bike...

Commuters facing delays due to vandalism on train lines

Thousands of Laois commuters who get the train to work in Dublin every day are facing delays of up to an hour this morning...

Chaos at Portlaoise station as trains grounded this morning

Commuter have been left angry and frustrated this morning as trains from Portlaoise station to Grand Canal Dock have been grounded. Originally, all services had...

Serious disruption at Portlaoise Train Station following mechanical faults

Irish Rail are reporting serious disruption to their services this morning due to 'mechanical issues'. In a series of tweets, Iarnrod Eireann first highlighted the...

Laois train station in line for major award

One of Ireland’s busiest regional rail stations is in line for recognition this week as one of the top train stations in the country. The...

Laois commuters to be affected by upcoming railroad works

A number of Laois commuters are set to be affected by the line improvements and service arrangements taking place over this weekend and the...

Big Irish Rail disruption for Laois commuters this weekend

If you are travelling to Dublin this weekend via train, you can expect major disruption to your journey. Irish Rail are assisting Kildare County Council...

Irish Rail called on to fix damaged cemetery wall in Portlaoise

Irish Rail have been called upon to fix a cemetery wall that they damaged in Portlaoise OVER a year ago. Speaking at a recent meeting...

Commuter chaos in Laois as secondary strike causes mayhem

There has been chaos for Laois commuters this morning as almost all Irish rail services have been cancelled. For those who managed to make it...

Irish Rail refute union claims they are moving towards staff-less Laois...

Irish Rail has reassured customers in Laois that stations in Portarlington and Portlaoise are busy stations which require customer services, amid union concerns over...

Union fears staff-less train stations in Laois

Concerns that the train stations in Portlaoise and Portarlington will eventually become automated and have no staff have been raised by SIPTU. LaoisToday.ie has learned...

Wired with Whelan: There is no such thing as free travel...

Are ye right there, Michael? Are ye right? Do you think that you can get the fire to light? (Percy French – 1902) There is...

Mark Doheny: 20 Daily Struggles of an Irish Rail Commuter

A lot of people from Laois commute to work in Dublin every day. For most of those, it means getting the train. They'll be...