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In Pictures: All smiles as special event in Mountrath goes down...

Celebrating the return of audiences to the arts, Dunamaise Arts Centre presented ‘A Sunday Afternooon’ in Mountrath as part of re:CENTRING Laois last weekend. Laois...

Laois farm of 42 ½ acre sells for €582,000

Matt Dunne Auctioneer reported a few weeks ago he was instructed to sell the Late John Rafter’s Estate namely a derelict cottage on 42...

Electric Picnic artist among those to attend special event in Mountrath...

Celebrating the return of audiences to the arts, Dunamaise Arts Centre will present 'A Sunday Afternooon' in Mountrath as part of re:CENTRING Laois this...
Mountrath CS

Quinlan the hero as Mountrath Community School see off Mullingar to...

Mountrath Community School 1-15 Colaiste Mhuire Mullingar 1-14  North Leinster School's U-16 'B' Hurling Championship Semi Final Evan Quinlan was Mountrath Community School's hero as his...

‘Divine Inspiration’! – 42 ½ acre holding plus cottage near Mountrath...

The Auctioneer Matt Dunne has been favoured with instructions by the executors of the Estate of the late John Rafter to sell his farm...

Call made for Laois village to receive its own playground

A Laois County Councillor has called for a playground to be constructed in the village of Clough. Independent Councillor James Kelly made the call at...

St Vincent de Paul manager on what they do, how they...

With St Vincent de Paul recently moving into a new home in Mountrath, we chat to local manager Abigayle Noyce.  Why did you choose Vincent’s? "St...

Sadness at death of Arthur Buckley, a hugely influential and long-standing...

Mountrath Golf Club have paid tribute to Arthur Buckley who passed away this week.  Mountrath Golf Club members are saddened with the news of the...

Two arrested following thefts from vehicles in two Laois towns

Gardai have made two arrests following a number of thefts from two Laois towns recently. The incidents occurred in Mountrath and Portarlington while Gardai say...

Man arrested and charged following robbery in Laois town

A man has been arrested and subsequently charged with burglary following an incident in Mountrath on Tuesday evening. Gardai confirmed that the man in question...

An Bord Pleanala gives green light for Mountrath flood relief works...

An Bord Pleanala has given the green light for flood relief works to be carried out at Shannon Street in Mountrath. €46,565 in funding was...

Scoil Bhríde in Mountrath gets moving with Active School Flag

The school community in Scoil Bhríde, Mountrath were in celebratory mode recently as they received their Active School Flag. This was a huge achievement for all...

Flood relief works in Laois town ‘cannot wait any longer’ says...

Laois TD Brian Stanley says that the wait for flood relief works in Mountrath cannot continue any longer. The Sinn Fein TD was speaking as...

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from the Brigidine Mountrath musical...

One of the annual staples of Mountrath life for many years was the wonderful musical put on by the girls in the Brigidine secondary...

New principal in Mountrath Community School brings wealth of experience as...

Mountrath Community School have welcomed new principal Kathryn O'Brien, who has been in the role since the new school term began last month.  A native...
Ballyfin Gaels U-15 Feile Football

O’Brien and Hill to the fore as Ballyfin Gaels claim U-15...

Ballyfin Gaels 5-7 The Heath 2-6 Laois U-15 'B' Feile Football Final The ability to get goals at key stages of the game was the big...

Heroic Hartnett leads Mountmellick to safety as Mountrath face second successive...

Mountmellick 1-22 Mountrath 1-17 Laois IHC Group B Round 3 Donnchadh Hartnett's haul of 1-9 was the difference as Mountmellick maintained their Intermediate hurling status for...

Sports players in Laois the target of social media and personal...

Amateur sports players are being subjected to social media and personal abuse after games - a meeting in Laois has heard. Fine Gael Councillor John...

Laois golfer to represent Ireland this weekend in competition in world...

A Laois woman will represent Ireland this weekend in the world famous St Andrew's golf course in Scotland. Carol Doheny from Mountrath, who only began...

Deadly Duggan does it again as The Harps add Feile title...

The Harps 5-14 Mountrath 0-3 Laois Feile Hurling Final Justin Duggan was the star of the show once again as The Harps added a Feile title...
The Harps IHC

Newly promoted The Harps down recently relegated Mountrath to reach IHC...

Mountrath 1-7 The Harps 0-16 Intermediate Hurling Championship Group B Round 2 Despite being the newly promoted team in this grade The Harps have now won...
The Harps U-15 'A' Champions

Incredible third quarter blitz from The Harps sees them claim U-15...

Mountrath 3-4 The Harps 4-16 U-15 Hurling Championship Final The Harps led this final for the full hour in the Centre of Excellence this morning and...

Neighbourly success for Trumera as they put 12-man Mountrath to the...

Trumera 4-16 Mountrath 0-20 Intermediate Hurling Championship Group B Round 1 Trumera enjoyed a comprehensive victory over Mountrath in their opening group game of the Intermediate...

County Final Memory: Mountrath beat neighbours Trumera to claim intermediate hurling...

Ahead of the opening round game of this year's Laois IHC between Mountrath and Trumera, we look back at when the sides met in...

An Bord Pleanala decision on flooding works in Laois town due...

A decision on a proposed flood relief plan for a Laois town is due by the end of this month. Back in February, Laois County...

Calls for land in Laois town that is earmarked housing to...

A parcel of land that is currently zoned for housing should be turned into a car park - a Laois County Councillor has said. Speaking...

Documentary film about Laois town selected to feature in Galway Film...

A documentary film about a Laois town has been selected to feature at the prestigious Galway Film Fleadh. During the first lockdown in 2020, Maurice...

Moment in Time: Great photos from Mountrath Green Flag presentation in...

You can always trust Alf Harvey's brilliant archives to deliver. This week we take a trip down memory lane to 2007 when he visited Scoil...

Success for Laois trainer and Laois syndicate at weekend racing in...

There was success for a Laois horse racing trainer and a Laois syndicate in Downpatrick at the weekend. Mountrath based Liam Cusack sprung something of...

New documentary highlights importance of community and the shining lights of...

During the first lockdown, Maurice O’Carroll created a short documentary film about Mountrath called ‘Mountrath Unlocked’. He joined Paul Downey on LaoisToday's The Midweek Podcast...