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In Pictures: Two lucky Laois students win €1,000 scholarship each to...

Scholarships to secondary school may be relatively unheard of in Laois, but Portlaoise College are changing that. They have offered a scholarship or bursary worth...

Student voice drives change in Portlaoise College

The student council of Portlaoise College played a significant role in the introduction of a new school jumper for the academic year 2019-20 and...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College celebrate excellence at annual awards ceremony

Thursday May 16 saw a packed house witness the annual awards ceremony in Portlaoise College. A wide variety of awards were handed out on...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College students become teachers in UL

Two Portlaoise College TY students, Lee Carroll-Talbot and Byron Sage-McGuirk, accepted an invitation from the University of Limerick to present a project. The invite came...

Portlaoise College become the first school in Laois to introduce reflective...

Portlaoise College is leading the way as the first school in the county to introduce reflective JCPA journals. The JCPA (Junior cycle profile of achievement)...

Busy Portlaoise College officially launch school website

Portlaoise College have launched their new school website. Digital media co-ordinator within the school, Seán Scully, created the website along with support throughout the school. Among...

Portlaoise College holding 80’s night in aid of Parent’s Council

This is set to be great craic. The Parents Council in Portlaoise College are hosting an 80s night in Humes in Portlaoise on Saturday April...

Laois secondary school launch annual publication

The students of Portlaoise College are nearly ready to go to print with another edition of the school yearbook. The yearbook will go on sale...

Laois secondary school caught up in ‘fake’ terror attack in Disneyland...

A group of Laois students were caught up in what turned out to be a 'fake' terror attack in Paris at the weekend. Students from...

In Pictures: Laois secondary school launch their own radio station

This is a very exciting initiative. Portlaoise College’s Transition Year students have launched their own radio station. Under the name of CPLR (Coláiste Portlaoise Local Radio),...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College launch Couch to 5k event

Portlaoise College have launched a Couch to 5k walk/run with words of motivation and inspiration from two local sporting legends. Olympian Anne Keenan Buckley was...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College brings the house down with Lip Sync...

Contestants in the Portlaoise College Lip Sync Battle brought the audience to their feet on Friday, February 8. The Midlands Park Hotel was the place...

Portlaoise College all set for Lip Sync fundraiser

Portlaoise College are hosting a Lip Sync Battle which will take place this Friday, February 8. The event is being held to raise funds to...

In Pictures: Boxer Donovan shares inspirational story at Portlaoise College

The second years of Portlaoise College were a captive audience for professional boxer and RTE boxing analyst Eric Donovan today. Fitting so much into a...

In Pictures: A Portlaoise secondary school visits historic recording studio

Portlaoise College students recently enjoyed a trip to Windmill Lane recording studios in Dublin. The second years had a great day exploring the studios with...

Portlaoise College students get their head in the game at BT...

Portlaoise College TY students Luke Kelly, Byron Sage McGuirk and Lee Carroll Talbot headed to the RDS today accompanied by teacher Ms Aoife Fox...

Portlaoise College Student proves he has many strings to his bow

We all have memories of busy school days but this second year student, Ben Campbell went above and beyond the call of duty for...

In Pictures: Very successful careers day at Portlaoise College

Up to thirty professionals from Portlaoise offered the first year students in Portlaoise College an insight into different career paths recently. The students were able...

The Wizard of Oz set to come to Portlaoise College

After many hours of auditions, rehearsals and recitations, Portlaoise College students are ready to put the classic ' The Wizard of Oz ' on...

Super sub helps Portlaoise College win ‘Battle of the wits’

As everyone knows, a friend in need is a friend indeed. When TY student Kevin Dillon's entire quiz team failed to turn up for final of...

Portlaoise College trio gearing up for Young Scientist competition

Three budding scientists from Portlaoise College have been mixing their love of science and sport to come up with a fascinating idea. The trio have...

Portlaoise students give up phones for 24 hours for worthy cause

It may seem like Mission Impossible in this day and age, but a group of Portlaoise students gave up their phones for 24 hours...

Portlaoise College launch 2018 Career and College exhibition

Portlaoise College, in association with the Bank of Ireland, are hosting a Career and College Exhibition on Tuesday, October 23. There will be over 25 exhibitors...

Historic day as two Portlaoise secondary schools clash for first time

Portlaoise College 6-6 Colaiste Dhun Masc 2-4 Top Oil South Leinster ‘D’ U-14 Football Championship There was history made in Portlaoise today as two secondary schools...

In Pictures: Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy visits Portlaoise school

As part of his tour of Portlaoise yesterday, presidential candidate Gavin Duffy visited Portlaoise College on the back of an invitation by principal Noel...

Tensions are running high in this Portlaoise school as rivalries emerge

There's no rivalry like club rivalry, as these two Portlaoise school teachers know all too-well. The tension is palpable on the corridors of Portlaoise College...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College students receive Leaving Cert results

Today was a nerve wracking day for students all over Laois but it was also a proud day and a huge milestone. And some of...

VIDEO: Laois sixth years feature on RTÉ News

In the midst of the Leaving Cert exams, RTÉ take to different schools around the country to gather their feedback on different exam papers. RTÉ...

In Pictures: Former Rose of Tralee inspires students at Portlaoise College...

A huge audience, an exciting atmosphere and a wonderful special guest in the form of former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh all added up...

Winner announced at the Laois Student Enterprise Awards

Six Laois schools attended today's Laois Student Enterprise Awards in the Midlands Park Hotel. The awards were run by the Laois Local Enterprise Office and...