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In Pictures: Portarlington Lions Club honoured with Council reception

The Portarlington Lions Club were honoured by Laois County Council last week for their ongoing community and charity work. President of the club, Gerry Dunne,...
The future of the Laois GAA football leagues is to be examined by an external group

ACFL Division 1B round-up: Wins for Portarlington, Portlaoise and Emo

There were wins for Portarlington, Portlaoise and Emo in tonight’s ACFL Division 1B games. These, along with the draw between Killeshin and Arles-Kilcruise, gives us a...

Man arrested after car hi-jacking in Portarlington

A man in his 30s was arrested after hi-jacking a car and threatening a local woman with a screwdriver at Lidl in Portarlington last week. A...

Permission granted for new Portarlington primary school

The green light has been granted for the building of a new three-storey primary school in Portarlington which could eventually cater for over 700...

Portarlington back on top after seven goal thriller

Portarlington 4-13 Portlaoise 3-12 ACFL Division 1B Portarlington moved back into top spot in Division 1B of the ACFL after coming out the right side of...

More great photos from the Portarlington Enterprise Town event

The Community Centre in Portarlington was a hive of activity on Saturday as Bank of Ireland's Enterprise Town event took place. Organised by Maria Harris,...

Reilly goal key as Crettyard claim first win

Crettyard 1-12 Portarlington 0-13 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1B After four losses in a row, Crettyard have their first points of the ACFL Division 1B season...

Laois road race titles up for grabs on Sunday in Portarlington

The Downey Nissan Laois Athletics road race championships come to an end this Sunday with the Laois masters and junior road race championships in...

UPDATE: Three hospitalised after three-car crash outside Portarlington

Three people have been hospitalised following a three-car crash outside Portarlington this evening. The accident occurred at about 5pm on the R419 road just outside...

A late change for Portarlington Enterprise Town event

The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town event takes place this Saturday - and there has been a change in the guest speaker. Tyrone manager Mickey...

Horror after knife and baseball bat attack in Portarlington

Gardaí are appealing for information after two people were attacked outside their home in Portarlington by three men wielding knives and baseball bats. The incident...

All-Ireland winning manager to speak at Portarlington Enterprise Town event

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte will speak at an event in Portarlington next Saturday to promote the Town. The former All-Ireland football winning boss will be...
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Murphy to the fore as Port end Ballylinan’s winning run

Portarlington 2-13 Ballylinan 0-14 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1B Colm Murphy led the way for Portarlington as he scored 1-9 in their win over Ballylinan...

Laois Abroad: San Francisco is 6000 miles away but Portarlington will...

Mary Rogers (nee Maher) from Portarlington is the latest to feature in our Laois Abroad piece.  She has been living in San Francisco for a...

Kiesza and HamsandwicH to rock BARE in the Woods this summer

BARE in the Woods 2017 has announced more block rockin' beats for this summer's rapidly expanding festival at Garryhinch Woods in Portarlington. Joining headliners House...

Leinster final glory for Colaiste Iosagáin

Colaiste Iosagain, Portarlington 1-19 St MacDara's CC 2-7 Leinster Colleges JFC 'B' Final Colaiste Iosagain have been crowned Leinster Junior 'B' football champions this afternoon following a...
Wins for Killeshin, Ballylinan and Portarlington in tonight's ACFL Division 1B action

Killeshin maintain 100% record in feisty affair while Annanough, Ballylinan and...

Killeshin 2-13 Emo 1-9 ACFL Division 1B Killeshin overcame being reduced to 14 men with a quarter of the game remaining to beat hosts Emo by...
Colin Slevin of Portarlington ended the game with 2-4 against Ballyroan-Abbey

Some young club players will play only FIVE games this year

Some young GAA players in Laois face the prospect of playing only five competitive games this year due to structural changes. This year, due to fixture...

A Portarlington shop is holding its 14th annual Daffodil Day fundraiser...

For the 14th consecutive year, Fifty Seven Boutique in Portarlington will hold its Daffodil Day Coffee Day in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. "We've...

Irish Rail refute union claims they are moving towards staff-less Laois...

Irish Rail has reassured customers in Laois that stations in Portarlington and Portlaoise are busy stations which require customer services, amid union concerns over...

TY students from Coláiste Íosagáin make presentation in Croke Park

A team of Transition Year students from Coláiste Íosagáin in Portarlington made a presentation in Croke Park yesterday in a bid to win five Irish...

Union fears staff-less train stations in Laois

Concerns that the train stations in Portlaoise and Portarlington will eventually become automated and have no staff have been raised by SIPTU. LaoisToday.ie has learned...

Comedy duo Rubberbandits set for BARE In The Woods this summer

The Rubberbandits have been announced as one of the headline acts for this year's BARE in the Woods festival. The group, synonymous for wearing plastic bags...

‘It’s never too late to return to education’ says head of...

The head of Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre has urged people to remember that it is never too late to go back to education. Margaret Morrin,...

This week’s properties from Matt Dunne Auctioneers

This week's properties from Matt Dunne Auctioneers include a stunning mature bungalow on the outskirts of Portarlington and and an end-of-terrace home in one...

In Pictures: Launch of Portarlington’s Enterprise Town event

The launch of Portarlington as a Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town took place on Wednesday night. Over 50 people attended the launch at the Bank...

Gardaí shut down cannabis grow house in Portarlington

Gardaí have arrested one man and sealed off a property in Portarlington following the discovery of a fully functional grow house yesterday evening. Gardaí carried...

Plenty of style at the Portarlington and Killenard Gala Ball

The Portarlington and Killenard Gala Ball has raised over €300,000 for charity over the last ten years and last night they gathered for the...

Gerald Kean returns as special guest at Portarlington and Killenard Gala...

Celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean will again be the special guest at Friday night’s Portarlington and Killenard Gala Ball, an event which has raised over...

Portarlington library set to celebrate its first birthday

Portarlington Library re-opened this time last year to celebrate it is having a 1st birthday this Friday. They are holding a puppet show from 3-4pm...