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Tom Treacy is feeling the love as Laois bestows its highest...

The plaudits and praise came pouring in thick and fast for Tom Treacy as Laois bestowed the highest honour it has to acknowledge achievement,...

A chance to dine at Ballyfin House and other great prizes...

Laois Tourism is proud to be representing the county this weekend at the Holiday World Show in the RDS from the 25 to 27 January.   This...

‘Fáilte Ireland has forgotten about Laois’

The Tourist Office in Laois has been the subject of much discussion at recent Portlaoise Municipal District meetings. As the issue was raised in today's...

Investment needed to make Rock of Dunamaise a ‘visitor attraction of...

An outdoor interpretation area is needed at the Rock of Dunamaise in order to position the site "as a visitor centre of national significance",...

Tourism strategy calls for the re-creation of Portlaoise Jazz Festival

The recently-launched Laois Tourism Strategy Plan has suggested that the renowned Portlaoise Jazz Festival be revived, alongside other major events and marketed as a...

Laois Tourism to launch five-year plan in Castle Durrow

Laois Tourism is to launch its ambitious five-year Strategic Plan for the development of the industry in the county, in Castle Durrow this Thursday...

Laois Tourism are looking for Directors in upcoming AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Laois Tourism will take place on Wednesday February 7, 2018 in the Heritage Hotel Killenard at 7.30pm. Laois Tourism is...

Laois Labour hit out at ‘pitiful’ Failte Ireland funding

A member of the Laois Labour Party has hit out at what he called the 'pitiful' Failte Ireland funding the O'Moore County received from...

Fleming disappointed at Laois’s poor Failte Ireland funding

Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming has called on the Chief Executive of Fáilte Ireland to visit County Laois to see first-hand the pressing funding...

Failte Ireland gives Laois least amount of tourism funding

Laois received the lowest amount of funding from Failte Ireland of any county from 2007 to 2014, it has been revealed. Information released to The Irish...

Global tourism expert coming to Laois next week

One of the most recognised figures in global tourism will conduct a tourism workshop in Portlaoise next week. Prof Terry Stevens has worked in 65...

Former Ireland rugby captain signed up to spearhead Laois Tourism strategy

Keith Wood’s consulting company has been signed up to develop a new five year strategy for Laois Tourism. Clare-based W2 Consulting have been appointed by...

Weekend Laois Tourist Office closure ‘like a restaurant closing for lunch’

The closure of Laois tourist office over weekends was likened by one tourist insider to a restaurant closing at lunchtime. While this person working in...

Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike trail could attract 25,000 visitors a year

Tourism bodies in Laois believe the €4 million Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Trail which has recently been granted planning permission could attract up to...