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‘Eyesore’ in Laois town ‘would not be tolerated anywhere else in...

The issue of derelict building that has been described as 'an eyesore that would not be tolerated anywhere else in the county' has come...

JOB VACANCY: Personal Assistant/Receptionist required for Oakdale Nursing Home

Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington are currently recruiting for the following position: Personal Assistant/Receptionist. Permanent Position x 5 days (reduced hours). Excellent phone and...

Portarlington topple The Town to avenge 2019 semi final defeat

Portlaoise 0-10 Partarlington 1-11 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 2 Portarlington have beaten Portlaoise for the first time in the championship since 2001 following a committed...

O’Sullivan hoping his Portarlington comrades can right wrongs and down The...

Portlaoise and Portarlington are set to square off in the Laois senior football championship for the second time in 12 months in O'Moore Park...

Funding secured for major improvements in Portlaoise and Portarlington

€1,196,000 under the Government’s July Stimulus Funding for Active Travel and Climate Change Adaptation Measures has been allocated to Laois. This money will be used...

Portarlington on form to see off Kilcavan in opening round of...

Portarlington 1-17 Kilcavan 3-7 Laois Shopping Centre JFC 'A' Round 1 Portarlington have their first win in this year’s Laois JFC 'A' after they put in...

Coffey on form as Portarlington come from behind to beat Stradbally

Portarlington 1-12 Stradbally 0-12  Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 1 Portarlington edged out Stradbally in a dogged Laois SFC opener at LOETB Centre of Excellence on...

New Portarlington Business Association to be set up as tender issued...

A new Portarlington Business Association is to be set up, spearheaded by local Kildare South TD Cathal Berry who has an office in the...

Weekend Read: The story of the Portarlington to Mountmellick Tramway

National Heritage Week began yesterday and runs until August 23.  Unfortunately due to the current Covid Crisis, Laois County Library Service is not in a...

Fifty Seven Boutique in Portarlington announce details of closing down sale

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium have announced that they are closing their Portarlington store and will hold a closing down sale for the...

Laois towns to get over €100,000 under Town and Village Covid...

Four Laois towns will benefit from new Covid-19 supports under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Abbeyleix, Mountrath, Mountmellick and Portarlington will share €107,500 under...

In Pictures: Great buzz in Portarlington for this year’s Cul Camp

Brought to you in association with All Books, Portlaoise Portarlington GAA are a club on the rise in Laois. Though they haven't won a senior title...

Warm welcome as Laois County Council secure landmark building in Portarlington

Laois County Council has taken a long-term lease on the landmark Market House building in the square in Portarlington, one that operated as Ryan's...

Planning permission sought for Garden Centre in Portarlington

Planning permission has been sought to develop a Garden Centre in Portarlington - in the Dublin Road Business Park site which was once the...

Local Senator to make new school for Portarlington her top priority

Newly elected Fianna Fail Senator Fiona O'Loughlin says that seeing Colaiste Iosagain in Portarlington achieve its new school building is her top priority. The former...

Gun and quantity of cocaine found during discovery in Portarlington

Gardaí have recovered a firearm and a quantity of drugs, which were discovered buried in a wasteland on the Canal Road in Portarlington today. A...

Laois County Council unveils completion of two new housing developments

Laois County Council has welcomed the completion of two new housing developments in Portarlington and Stradbally over the last two weeks. These homes are a...

Death occurs of Anne Goodwin, a champion of many great Laois...

The death has occurred of Anne Goodwin, the popular and long-serving CEO of the Laois Partnership company. In recent times, Anne headed up the Laois...

Popular local amenity closes as hundreds gather over the weekend

A popular local amenity on the Laois-Offaly border has been advised to close due to the large crowds congregating there over the weekend. Derryounce Lakes...

Recalling the legacy of the businessman behind Butler’s Engineering in Portarlington

The 2017 edition of the Portarlington Emigrant Newslatter featured a very interesting article on Pat Butler, the man who founded and built up Butler's...

County Final Memory: Portarlington end their famine in 1988

Portarlington 0-6 Timahoe 0-5 1988 Laois SFC Final Portlaoise's dominance of the Laois club football scene in the 1980s saw them win six titles in seven...

Laois TD volunteers to help local nursing home during Coronavirus pandemic

A Laois TD has been doing voluntary shifts to help out a local nursing home during the Coronavirus pandemic. Portarlington-based Cathal Berry, a TD for...

My Life in Politics: Aidan Mullins on early influences, a slow...

My Life in Politics is a new weekly series on LaoisToday where we will chat with various local politicians - both past and present. First...

16-year-old Laois native to sky dive for Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland

A 16-year-old Laois man has launched a fundraiser on behalf of Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland. Thomas Weight, who just turned 16 on April 2, will...

Laois Senior hurlers and 11 GAA clubs launch ‘Do It For...

The Laois community is showing just how good they can be when they work together. And the GAA community in particular is really coming to...

Sadness following the passing of president of Laois athletics club

Tributes have been paid following the sad passing of the president of a Laois athletics club. Bill Devereux, of 7 Millbrook Manor, Portarlington, passed away...

Paralympic hopes put on hold for Portarlington swimmer Nicole Turner

Portarlington native Nicole Turner had her sights set not just on competing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics later this year but of also finishing...

Portarlington predicted to win Laois senior football championship – by the...

With no live GAA action to talk about or games to preview, we've entered the world of fantasy! God knows when we'll have another match...

Anvil Inn Portarlington announces closure due to Coronavirus

The Anvil Inn, Portarlington - notice to customers Notice !- To help prevent further spread of the covid-19 virus, The Anvil Inn, will close for business...

Laois woman in complete lockdown in China

A young teacher from Portarlington is in quarintine in China, where she has been working for over a year. Aoife Corcoran from Portarlington has been...