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Portlaoise College embracing the challenges of online learning yet again

Here we go again. Schools across the country closed their doors to students after the Christmas break and are not set to reopen until...

Glory for Laois student as first ever virtual BT Young Scientist...

Over 1,000 students from across the island of Ireland took part in the first ever virtual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. The event this...

Laois Leaving Cert student launches petition calling on Minister Foley to...

A Laois Sixth Year student has launched a petition calling on the Minister for Education to reverse yesterday's decision regarding a three-day week for...
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WATCH: Portlaoise College ’10 Days of Wellness’ culminates in hilarious video

Christmas is a time of joy, a time for giving, and a time for making memories - and with some of the dancing in...

In Pictures: Young entrepreneurs at Laois school host successful exhibition

Transition Year students at Portlaoise College recently held a showcase of their enterprise creations. The small businesses included products such as caffeinated chewing gum (Go...

Watch: Laois secondary school TYs launch video in support of 20×20...

The Transition Year students in Portlaoise College have thrown their support behind the 20x20 campaign to promote and champion the involvement of women and...

Seven Laois projects chosen for first ever virtual BT Young Scientist...

Seven Laois projects are among the 550 finalists for the 2021 BT Young Scientist Exhibition. Two Laois schools will be represented - with four projects...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College TY students busy designing Laois Sensory trail

The TY2 class of Portlaoise College are currently working on designing a sensory trail for the children of Laois which will be located at...

In Pictures: Laois parents come together to brighten their teacher’s day

This is a lovely gesture. Parents at a Laois secondary school have come together with a novel idea to give back to teachers who have...

The incredible story of how a Polish child with no English...

From Poland, to Portlaoise College, to becoming a PE teacher - Pawel Nowakiewicz has gone through a challenging but ultimately most rewarding few years...

Laois secondary school publish first edition of new digital newspaper

A Laois secondary school has published the first ever edition of its brand new digital newspaper. The 'Student Voice' was officially published for the very...

Portlaoise College innovates again with Virtual Open Night

On October 1, Portlaoise College took the innovative step to stage a Virtual Open Night for its perspective students ahead of the October 23...

Collegiality vanishes as teachers prepare to head into battle on the...

In a record-breaking year, five of the teaching staff at Portlaoise College are still standing at the business end of the Laois hurling and...
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Engage with the Students and Staff of Portlaoise College at their...

"School days are the best days of your life." It’s a phrase many of us have heard before. In order to make sure this statement...

Sustainability and Leaving Cert Results – a busy time in Portlaoise...

In response to an audit on single-use plastic waste, the Green Schools Committee in Portlaoise College decided it was time to take action, and...

If you’re thinking of repeating your Leaving Cert, check out Portlaoise...

If for whatever reason you're thinking of going back to repeat your Leaving Cert, then Portlaoise College is well worth considering. Opened in 2006, Portlaoise...

Portlaoise College welcome record 168 first year students for a new...

There was great excitement in Portlaoise College as the school welcomed 168 First Year Students to start their second level education. This is the highest...

Portlaoise girl donates hair to Rapunzel charity – and raises €4,500...

Getting your hair shaved off is a big deal for a teenage girl - but Katie Linh Roe did so for not one but...

WATCH: Portlaoise College stages hugely successful virtual ‘Evenings of Excellence’

Over the last week students, parents and their families tuned into Portlaoise College’s Facebook page to find out who the student award winners were...

Portlaoise College to hold virtual awards night every evening this week

Portlaoise College has come up with an innovative method of holding their annual student Awards Night this year. Each night next week from Monday 11th...

Laois secondary school sends cards to all students and announce details...

A Laois secondary school has reached out to all of their students by sending them cards. Portlaoise College sent out these cards to remind all...

Major expansion confirmed for Laois secondary school

Laois TD and Minister for Justice & Equality, Charlie Flanagan has announced that additional accommodation has been approved for Portlaoise College. Six general classrooms, four...

Studying during Coronavirus: Portlaoise College student on prepping for state exams...

The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of our lives at the moment. Bar those working in essential services, the rest of the population...

Two Laois primary school students win Scholarship Awards for Portlaoise College

Portlaoise College has announced this year’s winners for the first year scholarship programme. Abbie Maher from St Colman's National School in Stradbally and Jonathan Murphy...

Studying during Coronavirus: Portlaoise College student on prepping for state exams...

The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of our lives at the moment. Bar those working in essential services, the rest of the population...
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WATCH: Laois school produce uplifting video for their students

It is tough being a student at the moment. Since March 12, they have been taken out of their classroom setting and forced to change...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College students embracing new learning challenge

Like all schools and colleges in the country, Portlaoise College is having to embrace a new and innovative way of learning. Schools across the country...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College collaborate with Tidy Towns in campaign against...

On Thursday the March 5, Portlaoise College Green Schools Committee along with Principal, Noel Daly collaborated with Tidy Towns. The aim was to become active...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College wow in talent show

Students at Portlaoise College have an ocean of hidden talent amongst them. They had the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and abilities during the Talent...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College students showcase science projects at SciFest@School 2020

More than 140 students from 1st Year exhibited forty four projects in SciFest@School in Portlaoise College recently. This was the school’s first time hosting the...