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Portarlington Leisure Centre honoured with prestigious award

Portarlington Leisure Centre have been awarded 'Overall Best Leisure Centre in Ireland'. The Leisure Centre received the award at this year's National Standards Awards after...

Five Laois towns to reap the benefits of substantial new funding...

Five Laois towns and villages have been allocated €437,761 for improvements from the Town and Village Renewal scheme. Laois TD Charlie Flanagan welcomed the funding...

Property Watch: The five most expensive properties currently for sale in...

This week for Property Watch, we take a look at some of the most pricey properties the county has to offer. And they range in...

Sadness in Killenard and Portarlington areas following death of Mick Terrett

There was sadness in the Killenard and Portarlington areas this week following the sudden death of Mick Terrett. Mick worked in JJ Behan's, Bord na...

Trick or Treat – Anvil Inn getting into the Halloween spirit...

They know how to put on a show in the Anvil Inn in Portarlington and this Sunday night, October 27, the place should be...

Planning submitted for 21 new housing units in Portarlington

Planning permission has been submitted for 21 new housing units on the Station Road in Portarlington beside the Odlum's Factory where a development was...

All eyes on Tokyo for Portlarington swimmer Nicole Turner

Paralympic swimmer Nicole Turner has her sights set on Tokyo as she is ramping up preparations for the 2020 Paralympics in Japan in August...

Two prestigious national awards for Portarlington-based business Polar Ice

Finalists in seven categories, Irish owned and family run Polar Ice were winners of the Transport Manager of the Year and Own Account Transport...

Swimmer Nicole Turner named as LaoisToday/Property Partners Buggy Sports Star of...

Nicole Turner was the worthy recipient of 'Sports Star of the Month' as she picked up her award in Property Partners Buggy last week. The...

First senior decider for Portarlington referee as Laois GAA announce county...

Portarlington’s Brendan McCann will referee his first Laois Shopping Centre SFC Final when Portlaoise and Killeshin do battle to win the Delaney Cup on...

Portlaoise into Laois SFC final after thrilling win over Portarlington

Brought to you in association with the Anvil Inn Portlaoise 1-13 Portarlington 1-11 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Semi-Final Portlaoise are into the Laois SFC final for the...

Property Watch: Five properties for sale in Portarlington

This week, we look at houses on the market in the fast-growing town of Portarlington. Below, we have five properties listed. 1. 104, Whitefields On the...

Portarlington prove too strong for Graiguecullen in replay goal-fest

Brought to you in association with Telfords  Portarlington 5-15 Graiguecullen 3-7 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Quarter Final Portarlington are through to the semi-finals of the Laois SFC...

Laois student to attend UN Climate Summit in New York this...

Laois student and Climate Ambassador Jack O’Neill (17) has been chosen from 7000 worldwide applicants to attend the first ever United Nations (UN) Youth...

14-man Portarlington and Graigue to meet again after thrilling draw

Brought to you in association with Telfords  Portarlington 2-11 Graiguecullen 2-11 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Quarter Final Graiguecullen and Portarlington will have to meet once again after...

Calls for traffic lights to be installed at Portarlington pedestrian crossing

Traffic speed is a huge issue at Kilmalogue Portarlington says local Fianna Fail Cllr Eddie Fitzpatrick. This week, he has raised this issue again with the...

Portarlington Further Education & Training Centre holding information evening on Thursday,...

Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre are holding an information evening in the Midlands Park Hotel this Thursday, August 29, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Among...

No progress in sight for Portarlington relief road

The Portarlington relief road is a roadway that’s going nowhere fast it seems. There is no sign of any progress whatsoever for the long awaited...

Open information day for Accounting Technician course in Portarlington Further Education

There are always a range of course options availabe in Portarlington Further Education & Training Centre and this Wednesday, August 21, they are hosting...

Praise, plaudits and even profits for Portarlington swimming pool

Running a swimming pool is no easy task. A lot of the time it’s about trying to keep your head above water and even more...

Murphy to the fore as Portarlington see off The Heath

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders Portarlington 0-19 The Heath 0-7 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 1 Portarlington have got their Laois SFC campaign...

No functioning lights at pedestrian crossings a source of danger say...

Lights at pedestrian crossings not being turned on can cause road accidents, say local councillors. The discussion arose during yesterday's Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District meeting. Cllr Aidan...

Young woman killed in road crash in Laois this morning

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on Lea Road, Portarlington, Co. Laois this morning Sunday 7th July, 2019 at approximately...

Brilliant line up as Anvil Inn in Portarlington present the Forge...

The Forge Beer Garden in the Anvil Inn in Portarlington is fast becoming one of the top live music venues in the region -...

Laois-Offaly rivalry particularly fierce in one Portarlington estate this week

Brought to you in association with FREESOUL Portlaoise Local derbies are always a highlight of the championship season and when the Laois footballers are paired...

In Pictures: Huge send off as Portarlington set for Feile challenge

There's going to be a big clearout from Portarlington at the weekend with four teams from the parish, from both sides of the border,...

Laois rescue dog given all the treats in the world as...

Last night news broke of devoted Jack the dog, who stayed by his owner's side in difficulty. Loyal Jack's owner Pat Brennan fell into a...

Controlled explosion carried out at local secondary school this evening

The Army Explosives team were in a local secondary school this evening to carry out a controlled explosion. Members of the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal...

Catalytic converters being stolen from cars in Laois town

Gardai in Portarlington have taken a number of recent reports of catalytic converters being stolen from cars. A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control...

Laois hotel probed over accommodating, ‘persons seeking international protection’

The status of new occupants at a Portarlington hotel has been questioned by local people, according to a local councillor. Councillor Aidan Mullins has stated...