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NPA refuse to contribute to cost of road works for the...

A meeting of Laois County Council has heard that the local authority had to plough almost €200k of its own funds into road works...

Fr Paddy: Life is the coffee – the jobs, money and...

A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in...

78% of farmers say their farm is not viable without direct...

Almost 80% of farmers believe their farm would not be viable without EU direct payments, accoring to a survey of almost 3,000 participants carried...

Moment In Time: National Ploughing Championships launch in 2011

For this week's Moment In Time we look back on the launch of the National Ploughing Championships in September 2011. The Minister for Agriculture at...

Bishop Denis Nulty launches a creative prayer writing contest for the...

Bishop Denis Nulty and members of the Diocesan Ploughing Steering Group gathered on Thursday on the site of the National Ploughing Championships at Ballintrane,...

WATCH: Anna May and Anna Marie McHugh reflect on Ploughing 2018...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois We've had a wide range of guests in with us for our Christmas Video Interview Series and...

2018 Remembered – Ploughing cancelled due to Storm Ali

The last 18 months have brought all sorts of weather. Storm Ophelia in October 2017, incredible floods in November 2017, The Beast from the...

McHugh eager to stay away from politics and focus on future...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois National Ploughing Association director, Anna May McHugh says the treatment of Politicians spurs on her lack of...

BREAKING: 2019 Ploughing Championships location revealed

The site for the 2019 Ploughing Championships appears to have been confirmed by local politicians. Fine Gael Carlow-Kilkenny TD Pat Deering let the cat out...

Exhibitors pull together to ensure Ploughing goes on for extra day

The National Ploughing Championships were cancelled yesterday after Storm Ali rendered the site unsafe. Tents were torn down and portaloos were turned over as high...

WATCH: Ploughing BACK ON for tomorrow as clean-up operations get underway

The National Ploughing championship is back on for Thursday, September 20. Many farmers, exhibitors and punters alike were left at limbo and disappointed today as...

National Ploughing Championships ‘hopeful’ site will reopen tomorrow

Organisers of the National Ploughing Championships are hopeful that the site will be fit for use tomorrow. Managing Director Anna May McHugh has released a...

BREAKING: Ploughing Championships CANCELLED due to Storm Ali

This is the news that nobody wanted to hear. Day 2 of the National Ploughing Championships has been cancelled due to Storm Ali. Organisers made the...

BREAKING: Ploughing Championships opening time DELAYED further due to Storm Ali

This pesky storm is causing even more hassle this morning. LaoisToday understands that entry for the public has now been pushed back to 12.30pm. A Garda...

Ploughing Championships opening time confirmed as Storm Ali batters Ireland

The Ploughing Champions will open at 11am as planned this morning - two hours later that normal. The decision was taken late last night to...

BREAKING: Opening of Ploughing Championships DELAYED due to Storm Ali

The opening time for tomorrow's National Ploughing Championships will be delayed. A statement said: "Due to the passage of storm Ally through the midlands between...

Winner announced in LaoisToday Ploughing Championships ticket giveaway

It is Christmas time across the country for farmers from tomorrow morning. The National Ploughing Championships will get underway in Screggan in Offaly as people...

Ploughing Championships could return to Laois in 2019 as four-day world...

This year's National Ploughing Championships will be held in Screggan outside Tullamore in two week's time - but the massive annual event could be...

Excitement building as National Ploughing Championships site almost ready

With just under two weeks to go to the staging of Europe’s largest outdoor event, the site in Screggan, Tullamore is really taking shape...

Child safety initiative makes a return to the National Ploughing Championships

A Keeping You Safe child safety wristband initiative will be an important feature again at this year’s National Ploughing Championships following its tremendous success in previous...

Best of 2017 – WATCH: Flooding mayhem at the Ploughing Championships

Ok, we'll admit that we might be a little bit over the top with this one! But when the Ploughing Championships got flooded in Offaly...

Tributes paid to charity supporter Gordon Bradley

Tributes have been paid to Gordon Bradley, Ballycoolan, Stradbally who was a tireless supporter of charities in Laois and also the voice of the...

Ploughing to return to Offaly in 2018

The National Ploughing Championships will take place in Screggan in Offaly again in 2018, it has been announced this afternoon. The venue which is near...

In Pictures: Davis and Cooney lead the way for Laois at...

Karl Davis's success in the intermediate reversible class and second place finishes for Pat Cooney and David Walsh were the Laois highlights at this...

It’s Saturday – so here are the week’s top stories

There was plenty of news in Laois and the surrounding areas this week with the National Ploughing championships taking place, new backroom staff announced...

Massive work done overnight to improve conditions at Ploughing

Staff in Screggan in Tullamore worked through the night in an effort to get the Ploughing Championships open for Day 3 this morning. Prolonged rain...

WATCH: Flooding mayhem at the Ploughing Championships

Whose idea was it to put the Ploughing Championships in one of the most boggiest parts of Ireland? Well whoever it was is counting the...

WATCH: LaoisToday Snapchat takeover at the Ploughing goes down a storm

Laois is a small county filled with wonderful people. We launched ourselves on Snapchat a couple of months ago and the reaction has been brilliant. In...

The Ploughing and I: Alf Harvey – ‘I’d introduce a Celebrity...

Alf Harvey has been the official photographer for the National Ploughing Association for a number of years and is part of the furniture now...

Laois ploughman celebrating first All Ireland title

Ballylinan man Karl Davis is celebrating a first All Ireland title at the National Ploughing Championship following Day 1 of the event in Offaly. Davis,...