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LaoisToday Podcast: Fr David Vard from Portlaoise Parish and Abbeyleix native...

On the LaoisToday podcast tis week, presenter Paul Downey is joined by LaoisToday Talking Sport podcast presenter Alan Hartnett and Fr David Vard of...

Conor Bergin excited for Cathaoirleach role – but General Election ambitions...

Last week Conor Bergin, the Fine Gael councillor from Borris-in-Ossory, became the youngest Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council. At 27, he is one of the...

LaoisToday Podcast: New Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council and the men...

On the LaoisToday podcast this week, presenter Paul Downey is joined by Steven Miller and newly elected Chairperson of Laois County Council, Conor Bergin....

LaoisToday Podcast: Electric Picnic – Yes or No? And is the...

On this week's LaoisToday Podcast, Stradbally-based county councillor Paschal McEvoy joined presenter Paul Downey and Steven Miller to discuss Electric Picnic and whether or...

Laois school principal calls for calculated grades to remain in some...

With students around the country currently sitting their Leaving Cert exams, a Laois secondary school principal has called for this year's system to continue...

Gearing up to hit the road again as summer stretches out...

If you go for a drive anywhere these days you're almost certain to see a number of campervans on the road, either going to...

LaoisToday Podcast: John Whelan of Vanhalla.ie on his camper van conversion...

On this week's LaoisToday Podcast, we're joined by John Whelan, camper van enthusiast and the man behind the Vanhalla.ie blog. A former newspaper editor and...

The importance of keeping alive our unique Irish words

Banjaxed. Bockety. Making a bags of it. Foostering. Ructions. Me auld segotia. If you said those words or phrases to someone a non-Irish English-speaking person...

‘Socialisation is a muscle, you have to keep using it’

Children that haven't yet learned socialising skills could become fearful of mixing according to Carlow-based child psychotherapist Dr Colman Noctor. Speaking recently on the LaoisToday...

‘2003 was a brilliant year for Laois but it was a...

The 2003 season for the Laois footballers will always be remembered for the Leinster final success but it was a year that had numerous...

LaoisToday Podcast: Colm Parkinson on his Laois days, his media career...

On this week's episode of the LaoisToday Podcast presenter Brian Moss is joined by Colm Parkinson, host of the hugely popular Joe.ie GAA Hour...

‘Mars bars’ rather than barbells as Laois success of late 90s...

You'll travel a long way in life before you meet someone who isn't nostalgic in some shape or form. And when you talk to a...

LaoisToday Podcast: Child psychotherapist Dr Colman Noctor on parenting, Covid challenges...

The latest guest on the LaoisToday Podcast is Dr Colman Noctor, a Carlow-based child psychotherapist who writes a weekly column in the Irish Examiner and hosts...

Rory’s Stories on keeping it simple and the dream of teaming...

Rory O'Connor of Rory's Stories says his dream project is to team up with Roddy Doyle to do a film or show on Irish...

LaoisToday Podcast: Rory’s Stories on his Laois links, his own struggles...

In this week's LaoisToday Podcast, presenter Brian Moss chats to Rory O'Connor of Rory's Stories fame. He discusses his family connection to this area -...

Rory’s Stories on kicking points in Kilcavan and Killeshin bouncing castles

Rory O'Connor (AKA Rory's Stories) is the man behind one of Ireland's most successful social media pages with his comedy Facebook account having over...

‘If Barry Cowen shows an interest in becoming leader, he has...

Barry Cowen has "hallmark of a leader" according to John Moloney, former Fianna Fáil Laois-Offaly TD and veteran of the party. Speaking on the LaoisToday...

Future of Fianna Fáil in Laois and nationally at stake, says...

Former Laois-Offaly TD John Moloney says that the "clock is ticking" on Fianna Fáil to prove that they can be "a party for the...

LaoisToday Podcast: John Moloney on life after politics, his admiration for...

On this week’s LaoisToday Podcast, we're delighted to be joined by former Fianna Fáil TD and Junior Minister John Moloney. It’s 10 years this week...

John Moloney on Brian Cowen – ‘He was dealt a hand...

The Moloneys from Mountmellick and Cowens from Clara are two of the old stock Fianna Fáil families - ones that can trace their lineage...

‘I like to have a snoop on Twitter but I’m not...

Twitter can be an unforgiving place at the best of times but for someone in the public eye like RTE presenter and Laois native...

‘Very happy what I’m doing’ – Claire Byrne not thinking beyond...

Claire Byrne's media career has always been on an upward curve but she says she's quite happy with what she's doing at the moment...

LaoisToday Podcast: Claire Byrne on Laois roots, her career rise and...

On this week's LaoisToday podcast, presenter Brian Moss is joined on the line by RTE TV and radio presenter Claire Byrne. In a wide-ranging discussion,...

‘I’m a normal working person … while politics is my passion,...

In every General Election there are countless stories from the hundreds of candidates all over the country. One that really caught the attention in the...

‘We’re always on an election footing … at some point there...

A little over a year ago Laois native Patricia Ryan topped the poll and took the first seat in the Kildare South constituency in...

‘There used to be a vaccine hesitancy, now there is almost...

Local independent TD Cathal Berry has described the atmosphere in nursing homes as "almost celebratory" during the Covid vaccination rollout and says that whereas...

New school, rejuvenated town centre and increase in remote working –...

A new build for Coláiste Íosagáin secondary school, a regeneration of the town centre and capitalising on the increase in remote working are the...

LaoisToday Podcast: Cathal Berry on his first year in the Dáil,...

It’s exactly a year since the 2020 General Election and on this week’s LaoisToday Podcast we catch up with one of the stories of...

Giving the Government a C+ and urging Stephen Donnelly to delegate...

Local independent TD Cathal Berry - one of only two doctors in the Dáil - has said he'd grade the Government's response to the...

Extra Dublin teams at underage level could be a way to...

Former GAA president Liam O'Neill says he would like Dublin GAA to field four teams at underage level in line with the current council...