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Laois has one of the lowest divorce rates in Ireland

As St Valentine's Day approaches, it has emerged that a marriage in Laois last longer than in most other counties. Laois has one of the...

Fears over potential restrictions on Laois growth

The new National Planning Framework will not be accepted by the public if it contains serious restrictions on the growth of counties such as...

Laois People Worldwide Facebook page reaches thousands around the globe

A Facebook page - Laois People Worldwide - has amassed over 4,400 followers in a matter of weeks. The page is the brainchild of Portlaoise...

A unique opportunity as a 190 acres farm up for long-term...

A large block of land, 190 acres in total, has come up for lease in Laois. The land will go up for lease by auction,...

Laois registered almost 400 new websites in 2017

According to a IE Domain Registry report, a total of 392 websites were registered in the county of Laois in 2017. The 392 new websites...

Here are all of this week’s CCFL soccer fixtures and the...

There’s a full schedule of games down for decision this weekend once again across all divisions in the CCFL soccer leagues. Friday 9th February First-named team...

Weather warning for Laois with snow set to fall tonight

Laois has been placed on alert for as Met Eireann forecast snow for this evening Leinster and a number of surrounding counties. The weather warning...

Property Watch: How much a 70-80 acre farm will cost you...

This week on LaoisToday.ie's Property Watch, we are focusing on agriculture, and particularly the price of a 70-80 acre farm. The counties in comparison...

Your guide to Laois v Leitrim in the second round of...

Brought to you in association with Joe Mallon Motors Portlaoise Laois were impressive in their opening round victory over Limerick, despite having fielded a young and...

Young film makers in Laois invited to apply for funding to...

The Irish Cancer Society is inviting young people and youth groups in Laois to be part of Ireland’s Tobacco-Free generation and get involved in...

Jewellery from Laois likely to be part of 100k stash discovered...

Around €100,000 worth of jewellery was found by Gardaí last week, and it is believed that a substantial amount is from recent Laois burglaries. Gardaí are...

Here are all of this week’s CCFL soccer fixtures

There’s a full schedule of games down for decision this weekend once again across all divisions in the CCFL soccer leagues. Friday 2nd February  First-named team...

Anger in Laois community over disturbing discovery of missing pet

A Laois community is in outrage and shock after a family pet was found nailed and wired to a tree on Sunday morning. The dog...

Mountrath reach South Leinster football final with win over Dunlavin

Mountrath CS 1-17 St Kevin's, Dunlavin 2-9 South Leinster Junior 'C' Football Semi-final Mountrath CS secured a spot in the South Leinster Junior 'C' final with...

Farmers Journal call for Laois support as campaign to save suckler...

The Farmers Journal newspaper are behind a campaign that is calling for EU and Irish governments to intervene in the growing decline of suckler...
Will Donie Kingston be named in the Laois starting 15 for this weekend?

Kingston reveals brother Paul encouraged him to return to Laois

Donie Kingston has revealed that his brother Paul helped convince him to return to the Laois senior football panel. The Arles-Killeen forward had opted not...

The Sunday Interview: Kevin Meaney reflects on 11 years with Laois...

Kevin Meaney proudly wore the blue and white of Laois for 11 years but the towering midfielder has decided to hang up his inter-county...
The hardiest hurlers in Laois list is here

18 of the hardiest men to have played hurling in Laois...

They say good things come to those who wait and after the success of our hardiest football team, we've finally come up the hurling...

Website ranks top 7 places in Laois to visit this autumn

Ireland Before You Die is an extremely popular website who's content inspires people to travel to Ireland and experience amazing things. They describe themselves as 'a...

Mark Doheny: 24 things that get us Laois people really thick

Our columnist Mark Doheny on the things that get Laois people going. From the local hospital to the price of a pint - the things...

REVEALED: New Laois football manager’s backroom team

More than three weeks after we broke the news that John Sugrue would be the new Laois football manager, LaoisToday can now reveal the...

Laois S&C coach says players and management been made a ‘laughing...

Laois senior football strength and conditioning coach Noel Flynn says that his reputation has been “tarnished” by allegations of a drink culture in the O’Moore...
Annanough and Barrowhouse will do battle in this IFC relegation decider

Eight young players to look out for in Intermediate football championship

The second most important competition in club football in Laois gets underway this week as the Intermediate championship begins. There are four games to look...

Laois advance to Leinster minor camogie shield final

Laois 1-12 Carlow 2-5 Leinster Minor Camogie Shield semi-final Laois advanced to the final of the Leinster Minor camogie shield competition after beating Carlow at the...
Conor Boyle was on the scoresheet for Portlaoise tonight against The Heath

Eight Laois football championship ties to really look forward to

The Laois football championships get underway this week from Junior 'A' up to senior and there's also a full round of minor games. Yep,...

Cork too strong for Laois in All-Ireland camogie clash

Laois 2-7 Cork 1-17 All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Laois's chances of making the All-Ireland semi-finals ended in Rathdowney this afternoon as they were beaten by Cork...
Laois ladies footballer Aileen O Loughlin

Laois Ladies bow out of All-Ireland Qualifiers after Cavan loss

Laois 1-10 Cavan 2-17 Ladies All-Ireland Qualifiers Preliminary Round The Laois Ladies bowed out of the All-Ireland Qualifiers at the first hurdle following a ten point...

My Club and I: Kieran Bowe (Ballypickas)

After a brief time away, our My Club and I segment is back. This week we chat to Kieran Bowe who plays hurling for Ballypickas. He...

REVEALED: We’ve selected Laois’s Top 25 Instagrammers

After many hours of deliberating, cursing, and standing up for the Instagrams we believe in, we have decided on our pick for Laois's Top...

Laois GAA executive put concerns over players drinking to manager

Laois County Board chairman Gerry Kavanagh revealed that the County Executive put rumours they had heard over members of the Laois senior football team...