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In Pictures: Laois school celebrate successful College Awareness Week

College Awareness Week recently took place in Portlaoise College and they carried out many events and activities where the whole school community came together...

German trip, storytelling and Community Care in Portlaoise College

It has been a very busy period for the students in Portlaoise College and here are some of the things they have been up...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College wish farewell to long serving member of...

What a great send off! There was great celebrations recently when the staff of Portlaoise College came together to acknowledge the retirement of one of...

Check this out mate, a Laois chess tournament

So check this out! What a great idea. A junior chess tournament for all primary school children in Laois. The event is the brainchild of the...

Record crowds attend Portlaoise College’s Career and College Exhibition

Choices for midlands students transitioning from post-primary into third level education were plentiful at Portlaoise College’s fifth annual Career and College exhibition recently. Parents and...

Prestigious recognition for Portlaoise College in Oxford University

Three Portlaoise College teachers recently travelled to the prestigious Oxford University to honour the work they're doing for promoting progression to third level education. Guidance...

Portlaoise College welcomes record crowd to Open Evening

Porlaoise College welcomed over 600 parents and their children to their Open Evening on Thursday, 26 September. The guests were greeted by class Prefects with...

Portlaoise College and People First Credit Union hosting Career and College...

Portlaoise College, in association with People First Credit Union, are hosting a Career and College Exhibition on Tuesday, October 22. There will be over 40...

Two students honoured with Scholarship Bursary at Portlaoise College

Each year Portlaoise College award two students with a Scholarship Bursary worth €1,000 each which goes towards their third level education fees. This Scholarship Bursary...

Check out the intensive one-year repeat Leaving Cert programme in Portlaoise...

Are you thinking of repeating your Leaving Cert? If you are you should consider the repeat Leaving Cert programme in Portlaoise College. We offer an...

In Pictures: Serious style at Portlaoise College as Debs season nears...

Debs season is almost over but we still have some more great pictures to bring you. So far, we have been to Portlaoise CBS, Scoil...

Laois secondary school welcomes 144 new first years through their doors

Thursday August 23 saw 144 young boys and girls starting their secondary school journeys at Portlaoise College. Students were greeted by their Year Head Mr...

In Pictures: Happy faces at Portlaoise College as students collect Leaving...

A total of eighty students received their Leaving Certificate results at Portlaoise College today. They achieved excellent results which is a testament to their hard...

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...