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Garda appeal for information after cash stolen following robbery from house...

Gardai in Portlaoise are appealing for information after cash was stolen following a robbery from a house in the town. The incident occurred at a...

Sadness in sporting, business and community circles at death of Rory...

Rory Culliton from Portlaoise - a man remembered as a gentleman and highly-respected in the local sport, business and community circles - passed away...

Five clubs represented on the LaoisToday 2021 Premier Intermediate Hurling Team...

A pulsating Premier Intermediate hurling championship came to a conclusion back in November. Pre-tournament favourites Ballinakill came out on top as they defeated Ballyfin in...

Day Care Centres in Portlaoise and Mountmellick due to reopen in...

Day Care Centres for the elderly in Portlaoise and Mountmellick are due to be reopened in early 2022. Laois TD Brian Stanley shared the news...

Survey underway as ‘dangerous’ pedestrian crossings left in the dark

Laois County Council plans to carry out a lighting survey of all pedestrian crossings in Portlaoise. This comes following concerns that some are dangerous due...

Fantastic Fitzpatrick leads the way as Ballyroan-Abbey complete historic football and...

Ballyroan-Abbey 1-10 Portlaoise 2-4 Laois U-20 Football Championship Final  Ballyroan-Abbey ended their almost 30-year famine at this grade as they defeated Portlaoise in Stradbally this afternoon. It...

Classic encounter on the cards as Ballyroan-Abbey and Portlaoise set to...

The curtain will fall on the Laois GAA calendar this afternoon as Ballyroan-Abbey and Portlaoise meet in the Laois U-20 football championship final. Bill Delaney...

Silverware up for grabs as Portlaoise and Raheen Parish Gaels clash...

Portlaoise v Raheen Parish Gaels Laois U-20 'B' Hurling Championship Final in Ratheniska at 1pm  The penultimate Laois GAA competition of 2021 is down for decision...

Gardai appeal for information following series of burglaries in Laois

Gardai are appealing for information following a series of burglaries which took place in Laois this week. Four properties were broken into in Stradbally, Borris-In-Ossory...

Portlaoise blaze past Graiguecullen challenge to reach U-20 football decider

Portlaoise 3-11 Graiguecullen 0-4 U-20 Football Championship Semi Final Portlaoise reached the Laois U-20 football championship final following a 16 point win over Graiguecullen in Stradbally...

Exciting encounters anticipated as both U-20 football semi finals down for...

The Laois U-20 football finalists will be known this evening as both semi finals are down for decision tonight. The Centre of Excellence is the...

Live animal charity crib set to open in Portlaoise this weekend

For the second year, a live animal charity crib is set to officially open in Portlaoise this weekend. From Sunday, a live animal crib in...

Juvenile arrested following weekend ‘stabbing’ incident in Portlaoise

Gardai arrested a juvenile in relation to an alleged stabbing incident in Portlaoise at the weekend. The teenager was detained under Section 4 of the...

Issue of knife crime raised at Garda meeting following horror weekend...

In the wake of the horrific attack in Portlaoise at the weekend, in which a knife was reportedly used to inflict serious injuries, the...

Stabbing victim in ‘serious but stable condition’ as Gardai appeal for...

The victim of a stabbing incident that happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in Portlaoise is in a 'stable but serious condition'. That...

Garda presence in centre of Portlaoise following overnight stabbing incident

There is a considerable Garda presence in the centre of Portlaoise this morning following a reported stabbing incident over night. Parts of the town's main...

In Pictures: All smiles and plenty of noise as St Patrick’s...

One of the most anticipated matches of the year takes place on Sunday when two of Laois's biggest towns collide. Defending champions Portarlington will face...

‘Portlaoise haven’t gone away’ – Port manager Murphy anticipating ferocious battle...

Portarlington manager Martin Murphy says his charges will be taking nothing for granted when they face Portlaoise in the county final on Sunday. Speaking on...

13 minutes of injury time, red cards, penalties and a big...

On Sunday the Portarlington footballers will seek to put Laois SFC titles back-to-back for the first time since 1955, incidentally a year when the...

Planning granted for 74 new houses on Mountrath Road in Portlaoise

Planning permission has been granted for 74 new houses on the Grattan Street/Mountrath Road area of Portlaoise. The development will be accessed close to where...
Paul Cahillane

Brody returns as Portlaoise find their shooting boots to batter Ballyroan-Abbey...

Portlaoise 1-17 Ballyroan-Abbey 0-6 Laois SFC Semi-final Portlaoise produced their best performance since their 2019 semi final win over Portarlington to reach another Laois SFC final. Their...

The need for a local bus service for Portlaoise Town raised...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley raised the need for a local bus service for Portlaoise Town in the Dáil recently. The improvement of local bus...
Laois GAA refused an application from Ballinakill and Ballypickas to play together as a senior hurling team in 2021

Ballinakill make the most of strong start to see off Portlaoise

Ballinakill 2-16 Portlaoise 1-12 Laois Premier IHC Semi-final An impressive first-half performance laid the foundations for a comfortable Ballinakill win in the second Premier IHC semi-final...

Laois mam crowned Woman’s Way and Beko Mum of the Year...

A Laois mammy has been crowned the Woman’s Way and Beko Mum of the Year for 2021. Louise Lynam has scooped the prize from the...

Three ‘significant’ housing projects approved to bring 103 new homes to...

Approval has been granted for three housing projects in Laois by the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage. The three projects, in Portlaoise, Durrow...

Bench power the difference as Portlaoise see off O’Dempsey’s in extra...

O'Dempsey's 1-12 Portlaoise 1-15 AET Laois SFC Quarter-final The strength of Portlaoise's bench was the difference as they came from behind to defeat O'Dempsey's in extra...
Paul Cahillane

Portlaoise finish strong to see off St Joseph’s once again

Portlaoise 1-12 St Joseph's 2-7 Laois SFC Round 3 The latest chapter of the Portlaoise-St Joseph's rivalry played out in O'Moore Park this evening - but...

The Rock maintain intermediate status as they see off Portlaoise at...

The Rock 3-16 Portlaoise 0-4 Laois IFC Relegation Final The Rock maintained their Intermediate status with ease in Portarlington this afternoon as their relegation final with...

New pedestrian crossing, footpath and roadway upgrades set to commence in...

A huge plan to upgrade a significant portion of Portlaoise is set to get underway next week. A brand new pedestrian crossing as well as...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

100% record for Portlaoise maintained as they ease to Premier IHC...

Portlaoise 1-23 Clonaslee-St Manman's 1-10 Laois Premier IHC Group B Round 3 Portlaoise cruised to a thirteen point victory over Clonaslee to record three wins from...