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Best of 2017 – WATCH: Portarlington ‘cut in half’ as River...

As flooding devasted Laois towns in late November, Portarlington became one of the final victims when the River Barrow burst its banks. The river was...

Action sought as raw sewage within 50 feet of Portarlington houses

Some residents in Portarlington are living within 50 feet of where raw sewage is overflowing onto the ground, leading to local councillor Aidan Mullins...

CCTV sought for Portarlington playground to deter ‘louts’

Following a number of recent incidents at Portarlington playground, a local councillor has called for CCTC cameras to be installed and public lighting to...

Portarlington crowned U-21 football champions for the first time in 24...

Portarlington 2-15 Graiguecullen 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre U-21 'A' FC Final Portarlington have enjoyed their best season in years and they capped off this evening in...

Serious issues highlighted over proposed Portarlington relief road

Portarlington-based Laois County Councillor Aidan Mullins says "there are enough things in Portarlington screaming out for funding" without having €1million ring-fenced for a relief...

7-year-old boy recovering after being knocked down by car in Portarlington

A 7-year-old was brought to hospital in Dublin after being knocked down by a car in Portarlington yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred at 3.45pm on...

WATCH: Portarlington duo a big hit again with latest Snapchat takeover

It has taken on a life of its own, the LaoisToday Snapchat account. It was the last social media platform for us to properly embrace...

In Pictures: Great start to the day at the Rise and...

6am on Friday October 27 saw over 400 secondary school students and staff in Coláiste Íosagáin, Portarlington, gather and break with their usual early...

Portarlington book U-21 semi-final place

Laois Shopping Centre U-21 FC Quarter-final Portarlington are the first team into the Laois U-21 FC semi-finals following a six-point win over Sarsfields in the...

Road closed on Laois-Offaly border after early-morning crash

Traffic diversions are in place and emergency services are at the scene following an early-morning car crash near Portarlington. The two-car crash happened on the...

Gardaí appeal after quad bike stolen in Portarlington

Gardaí are appealing for information after a quad bike was stolen in Portarlington. The incident occured overnight on October 8 into the following day from...

In Pictures: Lots of style at Portarlington Debs

From extravagent gowns, to well tailored suits the Colaiste Iosagain debs was without question a very glamourous evening. Proud parents, envious younger students, and teachers...

Outrage in Portarlington as tireless community worker is fined for littering

The community of Portarlington is rallying behind a local community man, who has been fined for littering, despite getting up at 5am every day...

Portarlington liver transplant recipient holds novel 60th birthday

Portarlington man, Kevin McCormack came up with a novel way to celebrate his 60th birthday recently by donating €3,735 to the Liver Transplant Unit...

Minor football glory for Portarlington

 Portarlington 1-10 Emo-Courtwood-The Rock 1-6 Laois Shopping Centre MFC 'A' Final For the second time in four years Portarlington are Laois MFC 'A' champions following a hard-earned...

Your guide to what’s on in Laois over the weekend

It's set to be a busy few days around the county. Between Heritage Week, quizzes, socials, photo exhibitions, family fun days and barbecues, there...

A preview of tonight’s Laois minor football championship final

Laois Shopping Centre MFC 'A' Final Tonight sees O'Moore Park host the last ever Minor A Football Championship final. The age grade will be scrapped at...

Funeral details confirmed for road crash victim

Funeral details have been announced for tragic road crash victim Daniel Delaney. The 22-year-old man who was killed in a car accident in Portarlington was...

Man (22) dies in Portarlington car accident overnight

Gardai at Portlaoise are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Kilmullen, Portarlington Co Laois at approximately 3.50am this morning, Monday, August 7. A 22-year-old...

Measures to tackle traffic speeding being considered for Portarlington

Traffic control measures, including new traffic lights, could be introduced following a traffic survey in Portarlington. Cllr Aidan Mullins confirmed that in response to his...

Councillors formally object to move of Portarlington into South Kildare

A local councillor said he is shocked at the muted response in Laois to the proposed move of Portarlington and surrounding areas into the...

Port go the extra mile to see off Killeen in lengthy...

Portarlington 3-14 Arles-Killeen 1-13 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 1 Replay Brought to you in association with The Anvil Inn  Youth or experience? That was the big question ahead...

WATCH: Portarlington singer performs song he wrote for community leader

Portarlington singer/songwriter Aidan Doyle has penned a tribute to fellow Port man Terry Lawlor. In a post on Facebook, Doyle said Lawlor is a great...
The Portarlington minor team have progressed to the final after beating Stradbally Parish Gaels tonight

Minor Football Round-Up: Wins for Portarlington, St Joseph’s and Emo-Courtwood-The Rock

The last ever Laois minor football championship began tonight with three games down for decision. The fourth quarter final, due to be played between Sarsfields...

JOB VACANCY: A nursing home in Laois is looking for staff

Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington is looking to fill the role of Receptionist/Administration Assistant in a permanent, part-time capacity.   Requirements To provide Reception, Administration & Secretarial Support ...

WATCH: Shocking footage of girls on moving trailer of turf

Shocking footage has emerged of two young girls sitting on top of a turf lorry driving through Portarlington, “bouncing” up and down. The incident was...

In Pictures: Massive crowds attend Portarlington’s French Festival

The Portarlington French Festival is on all this weekend in the town - and massive crowds have been attending the event since it got...

Aldi gets go ahead for Portarlington store extension

Discount store Aldi has been granted planning permission for an extension to its store in Portarlington. The planning permission was granted by Laois County Council...

WATCH: Hilarious footage of sheep running around the streets of Portarlington

What the flock?! Main Street in Portarlington witnessed unusual scenes yesterday when a flock of sheep made their way down the town to much laughter,...

WATCH: Laois man completes epic charity cycle from Canada to Mexican...

Portarlington man John Bolton has finished his trip by bike from Canada through the US to the Mexican Border, raising a sizeable amount for...