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Two Laois students excel and triumph in All-Ireland Enterprise Awards

The Student Enterprise Programme is Ireland’s largest and most successful student enterprise programme with over 26,000 second level students taking part each year. Last month...

New Student Leadership team appointed at Laois secondary school

Portlaoise College have decided to elect Fionn Abbey, Caitriona Dillion and Callen Dunne are their Head Boys and Girl team for the 2022/23 academic...

Laois school’s Parent’s Choir going from strength to strength with plans...

Portlaoise College has always had a strong community spirit consisting of management, staff, students and parents. Sinead Walsh is the Chairperson of the Parent's Council...

Second All-Ireland volleyball title of the year sealed by Laois secondary...

Portlaoise College boys, with the guidance of their coach Pawel Nowakiewicz, ended the year with yet another All-Ireland title. First, Senior Boys won the All-Ireland...

Laois secondary school officially open brand new outdoor gym

Physical education at Portlaoise College is reaching a whole new level with the launch of the first outdoor gym in a post-primary school in...

Laois students from two schools selected for National Student Enterprise finals

Local Enterprise Office Laois have announced that winning teenager entrepreneurs from Mountrath Community School and Portlaoise College will go forward to represent Laois at...

Laois student crowned Ireland’s youngest ever Chess International Master

A Laois student has been crowned Ireland's youngest ever Chess International Master following a competition recently. 5th Year Portlaoise College student Tarun Kanyamarala took glory...

Success for Portlaoise College at Laois debating finals

The Laois County Council chamber was filled on Monday afternoon for the final of the Laois inter-schools debating competition. Coláiste Íosagáin from Portarlington took on...

McEvoy-Mullally the hero as Portlaoise College strike late to claim Leinster...

Portlaoise College 3-9 Colaiste Na Mi (Meath) 2-10  Leinster Schools U-16 ‘D1’ Football Championship Final Stradbally's Fionn McEvoy-Mullally was Portlaoise College's hero as they claimed their...

Portlaoise College responds to lifting of school restrictions

After two years of unprecedented disruption, schools have been told to resume normal routines and normal teaching and learning activities, since February 28.  Portlaoise...

In Pictures: Sage-McGuirk’s goal crucial as Portlaoise College reach U-16 North...

Portlaoise College 3-12 Colaiste Clavin Longwood (Meath) 2-8  North Leinster U-16 'D1' Football Championship Semi Final Portlaoise College are through to the North Leinster U-16 'D1'...

Portlaoise College launches fundraiser: ‘Spin for the Outdoor Gym’

Portlaoise College in association with their parents council are delighted to launch "Spin for the Outdoor Gym" fundraiser to raise funds for a state...

Four Laois businesses step forward to sponsor Portlaoise College’s sports teams

Following a recent drive, Portlaoise College have secured sponsorship for jerseys for their volleyball, camogie, basketball and soccer teams. Local businesses of Allbooks, Shaws, Thomas...

Laois secondary school launch Academic Challenge with prizes to be won...

This year, in place of their annual STEM conference, Portlaoise College is offering an Academic Challenge competition for 4th and 5th class primary school...

Two students awarded €1,000 from Laois secondary school towards college fees

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

Portlaoise College recognised with prestigious Solidarity award for Community Care module

Portlaoise College has been highly regarded for its innovation and commitment to providing a holistic education for its students within the locality and beyond....

In Pictures: All-Ireland volleyball glory for Laois secondary school

Almost eight years to the day that Portlaoise College won their first ever All-Ireland crown, a new batch of Volleyballers were making history of...

In Pictures: Students enjoy new programme with Music Generation Laois and...

Music Generation Laois and Laois School of Music, are currently delivering a new secondary school music programme, supported by the Laois Offaly Education and...
Portlaoise College GAA

Top of the class! Four teachers at Laois secondary school end...

Four teachers at one Laois secondary school are set to end 2021 as GAA championship winners. Portlaoise College are fortunate to have an extremely diverse...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College Awareness Week a huge success

Each year in Portlaoise College, Awareness Week is marked by a week long timetable of events. Past pupils are invited to the school to give...

Tributes paid following retirement of long serving teacher from Portlaoise Institute

Over the summer, Mary Ahern, a valued member of the Portlaoise Institute team, retired after many years of service in the teaching profession. A good...

Laois secondary school wins Schools of Distinction Award from Trinity College

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

In Pictures: Laois secondary school host annual Halloween fancy dress party

The first term at Portlaoise College came to a Spooktacular end with their annual Halloween Fancy dress. The Prefects were on hand to deliver prizes...

Approval granted for extension of expanding Laois secondary school

The Government has given approval to commence construction on the new extension to Portlaoise College. This new extension and refurbishment works will consist of a...

In Pictures: Laois secondary school hosts successful Intercultural Day

A Laois secondary school hosted a very successful Intercultural Day before the mid term break. Portlaoise College has students from over thirty different countries and...

Laois secondary school introduces new subject for Leaving Cert

The introduction of a brand new subject at a Laois secondary school has been heralded as 'an ideal step on the pathway to a...

Laois teenager opens up about his rare brain condition to raise...

A young Laois teenager has opened up about his rare brain condition in a bid to raise awareness. Yesterday, September 22, was World Narcolepsy Day...

Portlaoise College Virtual Open Night on Thursday, September 30

Within the next few weeks, parents and 6th class students from Portlaoise and its hinterland will be making the choice of which secondary school...

Laois secondary school appoint new Deputy Principal as their growth continues

The Portlaoise College school community warmly welcomed Mary Marum - who was recently appointed as a new Deputy Principal. Mary was a Science and Biology...

Portlaoise College unique celebration of outsanding Leaving Certificate results

With students able to access results from home, Portlaoise College bucked the trend and decided to stick with tradition. The Leaving Cert class of...