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Laois Macra na Feirme members ‘Shave or Dye’ for Pieta House

A group of Macra na Feirme members from Laois have raised almost €4,000 for Pieta House with a socially distanced fundraisers. With the country's barbers...

Laois hurling and camogie clubs raise more than €10,000 for three...

Members of Clough-Ballacolla GAA and camogie clubs ran, walked, cycled and shaved their heads in a series of novel challenges over the weekend to...

Two Laois GAA referees set to run For Pieta House

Two Laois GAA referees are set to join their inter-county colleagues to run for Pieta House today. Stradbally's Maurice Deegan and The Heath's Seamus Mulhare,...

Laois man holding table quiz in support of Pieta House

One Laois man has decided to hold a table quiz in support of Pieta House. The quiz will be held in Kavanaghs Pub on December...

Laois Coffee Morning in Aid of Pieta House a huge success

On the morning of the 23rd of October in the Portlaoise Parish centre there was a great fundraiser in aid of the homeless charity...

Coffee Morning in aid of vital Pieta House services

A coffee morning for Pieta House will take place on Wednesday, October 23. The event will take place from 10 am to 11.30 am in...

In Pictures: Emo Court Sunday revellers show support for Pieta House...

Walkers and weekend sightseers demonstrated their support for Pieta House at Rural Vagabonds’ coffee and tea fundraiser at the weekly Emo Village Farmer’s Market...

Laois family and friends raise over €10,500 for Pieta House in...

On Wednesday August 7 one Laois family presented a cheque of €10,586.72 to Pieta House, in memory of their brother, nephew, cousin and son,...

Two Laois shops go to HELL & BACK for Pieta House

Fair play to all involved here! Two Londis stores from Laois took part in HELL & BACK in Killruddery Estate, Bray, Co Wicklow recently in...

Laois man completes Vancouver marathon for Pieta House in honour of...

A Laois man has successfully completed the BMO Vancouver marathon in aid of Pieta House and in memory of his cousin, Adam Kennedy. Steven Rainsford...

The county is getting set for biggest ever Darkness into Light...

It's almost time to set those alarm clocks. As Saturday May 11 is nearly upon us, hundreds of Laois people from all parts of...

Laois family turning their tragedy into hope for others with Pieta...

An extended family from Laois are aiming to make a difference to the lives of others with a series of fundraisers for Pieta House...

In Pictures: Incredible local fundraiser raises €5,096 for Pieta House

A long period of hard work and fun organised by a Portarlington woman has certainly paid its dividends, with €5,096 being raised for Pieta...

Well-known Ratheniska family presents €4,700 to Pieta House after death of...

What a remarkable donation this is. Today, Richie Reid, Julieka Cahill and Lily Reid presented a cheque worth €4,710 to Pieta House, in memory of...

Charity Ball with a difference set to rock Laois

We've all heard of different fundraisers and charity balls for important causes, but this one has an added twist. Laois woman Gail Clear is organising...

Local business raises over €8,800 for Pieta House

The 'Progress for Pieta' initiative run by Junction 14 Mayfield, which worked with Transition Year students, has raised €8,898.56 for Pieta House. Each of the participanting...

Laois gears up for Darkness Into Light

Almost 3,000 walkers raised €41,000 in Rathdowney and Mountmellick last year as part of Darkness Into Light it has been confirmed, as the countdown...

Portlaoise postman Richie tackles Dublin Marathon in memory of his son

On Sunday Portlaoise man Richie Reid will run his first marathon in memory of his son Denis (Dinny) Cahill, as a fundraiser for Pieta...

In Pictures: Hundreds of balloons released in Clonaslee VS for Mental...

A mass of orange balloons took over the basketball courts in Clonaslee VS for Mental Health Week on Friday last. Students were encouraged to write...

€33,000 Mountmellick Darkness into Light cheque presented to Pieta House

Last night Mountmellick Darkness into Light presented the phenomenal €33,000 cheque they raised this year to Pieta House. 2,000 people took part in this year's...

Timahoe ladies football club make presentation to two charities close to...

The Timahoe Ladies Football club is a close-knit community as well a sports team and the friendships forged over years of tough training, tight...

In pictures: Huge crowd turns out for Ned Buggy Memorial Run

A memorial 4km run in honour of Ned Buggy – who died by suicide last year – took place in St Abban’s on Sunday...

Portlaoise Macra na Feirme charity tractor run draws big crowds

Portlaoise Macra na Feirme held a tractor run on Easter Monday in aid of Pieta House. It proved to be a huge success with almost...

Friends and family come together to remember Denis Cahill

A friend of a young Laois man who died by suicide last December has come up with a novel idea to remember him and help...

Son launches run in aid of Pieta House for beloved dad

Shane Buggy, son of Crettyard man Ned Buggy, has launched a run in his late dad's memory to raise funds for Pieta House. The Buggy...