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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...

Laois teacher launches new Junior Cert Home Economics cookbook

Some teachers go over and above - and that's something Portlaoise College teacher Julie Cunneen has done by publishing a cook book for Junior...

Portlaoise College annual STEM night a huge success

On Thursday January 30, Portlaoise College welcomed a large group of 5th class pupils and their parents to the annual STEM Experience Night. Information Leaflets...

Portlaoise College students set to make life-changing trip to Gambia

In the early hours of Thursday morning, a group of TY and 5th year students from Portlaoise College are setting out on a life-changing...

Valentine’s Masquerade Ball to be held in aid of Portlaoise school

Thinking of what to do for Valentine's Night 2020? Well think no further! Portlaoise College are hosting a Valentine's Ball to raise funds for the school. The...

In Pictures: New TY Community Care module at Portlaoise College

Since October the Transition Year Students of Portlaoise College have been visiting Ballard Nursing Home as part of a new TY Community Care Module. The...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College host annual Christmas fair

Portlaoise College hosted its annual Christmas fair in the school Foyer recently. Visitors were greeted at the door by the students who had everything on...

Portlaoise College student rewarded with academic scholarship

Academic success was rewarded recently by Carlow Institute of Technology as part of their scholarship program. Gyula Torok, a Portlaoise College Leaving Cert Student in...

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...