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Laois students shortlisted for national award for their social innovation project

Students from Laois have been shortlisted to a national award for their social innovation project. The Young Social Innovation awards, now in their 23rd year,...

Excitement building as Laois students gear up for All-Ireland Enterprise Final...

For the first time, the national final for Ireland’s largest student entrepreneurial programme will be held in the Midlands, taking place in the Mullingar...

History made as Portlaoise College win first ever Junior ‘A’ All-Ireland...

Monday, April 22, will go down in the history books in Portlaoise College. It is the first time that the school has won a Junior...

In Pictures: Laois students organise creative charity fundraiser ‘Anything But a...

A Laois school has undertaken a wonderful new initiative as they continue their path to a more sustainable future. In a display of creativity and...

‘Significant milestone’ for Laois school as works commence on new AstroTurf...

Portlaoise College is abuzz with anticipation as the commencement of works on its new astroturf pitch marks a significant milestone for the school and...

Laois school working towards eco-friendly transport for students, including cycling, public...

A Laois secondary school is making progress towards obtaining a Green Flag Travel Grant from Green-schools Ireland. Portlaoise College's Green School Committee is working towards...

Portlaoise College’s Student Council conference ‘fosters sense of belonging’

Portlaoise College's Student Council hosted an innovative conference on Thursday, March 21, centred around the theme of belonging. The event, organised by the school's Student...

Portlaoise College’s TY show ‘Back to the 80’s’ lights up the...

Portlaoise College's recent Transition Year show "Back to the 80's" took audiences on a nostalgic journey through time at the Dunamaise Arts Centre. From the...

Six Portlaoise College students awarded full Gaeltacht scholarships for the summer

Portlaoise College has announced that six of its students have been awarded full Gaeltacht scholarships for this upcoming summer. The recipients include fifth-year students James...

Portlaoise College students work to improve job opportunities for adults with...

After learning that 85 per cent of adults with autism are either unemployed or under-employed, a group of students at Portlaoise College have been...

Laois secondary school receives planning approval for four new classrooms, engineering...

Portlaoise College has been given initial approval for a new modular school extension by the Minister for Education Norma Foley. The news has been confirmed...

Portlaoise College going back in time as they are all set...

Portlaoise College will be hosting their TY musical ‘Back to the 80’s’ when it takes to the stage in the Dunamaise Arts Centre in...

Portlaoise College TY girls eagerly embrace STEM Passport for Inclusion Program

In a significant stride towards promoting inclusivity and diversity in STEM, Transition Year (TY) girls from Portlaoise College have enthusiastically joined the STEM Passport...

‘In a world where you can be anything, be kind’ –...

In observance of Anti-Bullying Week, Portlaoise College orchestrated a series of impactful events to instil a culture of kindness among students. Students were reminded of...

Four Laois schools represented at prestigious BT Young Scientist and Technology...

Four Laois schools were represented as students from all around the country presented their projects at the prestigious BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition...

Four students honoured as Portlaoise College present Modern Foreign Language Scholarships

Portlaoise College has announced the winners of this year's Modern Foreign Language scholarships with four students honoured. Isabel Stafford and Aoibhinn Grundy secured French Language...

College Awareness Week crowned with Trinity School of Distinction Award for...

Portlaoise College recently celebrated College Awareness Week, which was packed with diverse activities, showcasing the school's commitment to fostering a culture of higher education...

Laois student named winner in prestigious all-island poetry speaking competition –...

Portlaoise College Students have been announced among the winners of this year’s Poetry Aloud competition, which challenges second-level students across the country to perform...

Laois Junior Cert students visit Áras an Uachtaráin and meet President...

A group of Junior Cert students from Portlaoise College embarked on a momentous journey to Áras an Uachtaráin recently. They were invited along to witness...

Portlaoise College unveils new soccer jerseys as the girls game continues...

Portlaoise College have launched their new soccer jerseys which are sponsored by Joe Delaney of Boom and Platform Hire LTD and Thomas Carroll, Electrical...

In Pictures: Seismic Activity in Portlaoise College as students commemorate Geography...

First-year students at Portlaoise College commemorated Geography Week recently, showcasing their work in the subject. From first year onwards, students are encouraged to study geography...

Laois student receives Naughton Scholarship worth €20,000

A Laois student has been awarded the prestigious Naughton Scholarship - worth €20,000 - to further his studies. Portlaoise's Zayed Abdelrazak, a past pupil of...

Portlaoise College launch language scholarships with €6,000 funding available

Portlaoise College's annual summer language scholarships were launched by Principal Noel Daly alongside Ms Alex Longiewko, Head of French, Ms Elma Phelan, Head of...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College Meitheal host end of term Halloween party

To round off the end of the first term at Portlaoise College, the new first-year students enjoyed a Halloween disco organised by the enthusiastic...

30 nationalities represented as Portlaoise College celebrates its annual Intercultural Day

Portlaoise College celebrated its annual Intercultural Day on Tuesday, October 17. The event showcased the remarkable diversity of its student body. With over 30 nationalities...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College welcome students and parents to fantastic Open...

Portlaoise College's recent Open Nights saw the Mountrath Road school thronged with eager 6th-class students and their parents. The events showcased the school's commitment to...

Portlaoise College introduces seamless online application process and exciting Open Nights

Portlaoise College has taken a significant step forward in enhancing accessibility and convenience for prospective students by introducing a user-friendly online application process. Speaking ahead...

Portlaoise College start the year with visit from Transmitter

Laois band, Transmitter helped Portlaoise College get the new school year off to a banging start last week. The band, made up of local musicians,...

Portlaoise College wins Trinity Access Programmes: Schools of Distinction, Transformation Award

Portlaoise College has been recognised by Trinity Access Programmes (TAP), Trinity College Dublin, for their ongoing work in creating a college-going culture in their...

Portlaoise College welcome 192 new first year students

The continued growth of Portlaoise College was there for all to see again on Friday as the school opened its doors to another first-year cohort of...