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Moment in Time: Portlaoise GAA versus Portlaoise Rugby Club in boxing...

The ballroom of the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel now the Midlands Park Hotel was transformed into a Las Vegas style boxing arena on April 1...

Deep sadness at passing of much-loved Darragh Fennell

The sad death has occurred of Darragh Fennell who lived in Ballyroan but was originally from Coote Street in Portlaoise. From the large and well-known...

Moment in Time: Laois musicians shine at music showcase in 2010

Some very talented Laois musicians took to the stage of Portlaoise early April 2010 as part of the Laois Music Showcase. Crowds flocked to see...

In Pictures: Second Coronavirus centre set to open in Laois

A second Coronavirus centre is set to open in Laois this week. On Tuesday of last week, the Department of Health opened one in Emo...

Moment in Time: Some quality photos from the Portlaoise St Patrick’s...

We'll miss the St Patrick's Day parades this year. The outbreak of Coronavirus across the world has meant the widespread cancellation of almost all public...

New Primary Care Centre on the way to Laois

Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming has confirmed that capital funding has been provided by the HSE to commence planning for a new Primary Care...

Portlaoise community choir leads the way for inclusion

The Sing For Joy Choir based in Portlaoise is blazing a trail for inclusion in Kildare. The community choir, under leader Maureen Culleton sings at...

Disabled drivers the loo-sers due to inconvenience of new public convenience

While there is a generally warm welcome for the news that the public toilets in Portlaoise are to be finally renovated and re-opened, not...

Newstalk’s Bobby Kerr gets down to business in Laois next weekend

The popular businessman, Dragon, entrepreneur and radio presenter, Bobby Kerr is in town next weekend. Bobby Kerr’s, ‘Your Town Your Main Street’ show has been...

Box by Box: How the Portlaoise area voted in the 2020...

As in keeping with how he performed across the Laois-Offaly constituency, Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley got almost double that of his nearest challenger in...

Laois Abroad: From Portlaoise to the bright lights of Toronto

Meet Lisa Moylan! Lisa moved to Toronto over two years ago and has been enjoying the Canadian lifestyle so far. The Portlaoise woman spoke to us...

On the Canvass: ‘Challenging election’ as Flanagan sets to go to...

Saturday afternoon in Portlaoise. A week to election day. It's pleasantly mild for January as Minister Charlie Flanagan parks in the Market Square in the...

Arrive and Jive in Laois … 4-week beginner Jive course

How many times have you been in a social setting and wished that you could dance properly? Have you marveled at those who can jive?...

Moment In Time: Both crowds and blood drawn at the 2012...

A GAA fight night was hosted in the then Heritage Hotel, now Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise on January 21 2012. Laois senior footballers and hurlers...

Laois Gardaí seize €5k worth of drugs following ‘suspicious’ activity

Portlaoise Detective Unit while on a patrol came across a male acting suspiciously in the Cappakeal area outside Portlaoise last night. As a result of...

One win and one loss for Portlaoise Panthers teams as National...

Portlaoise Panthers 73 Griffith Templogue 67 Women’s Division 1 National League Wow, what a game! These women are always on the go! Just off the back of...

Laois Love Island star on moving down under, media reaction and...

A Laois man who appeared on the Australian version of Love Island is back in town and we got the chance to talk to...

Local mother opens up about her experience of first water birth...

Laois's first home water birth of the year took place earlier this month and mum Colette Duff says it was a positive experience that...

Laois Love Island star lifts the lid on what it’s really...

Now that Love Island is back on our screens we were very fortunate to hear from the Laois man that was on the Australian...

Laois model to appear on First Dates Ireland tonight

For those of you who are feeling down now that the Christmas season is over, fear not as January is the month our favourite...

‘Kindness Committee’ at Portlaoise school gift thousands of books to Peter...

Students at local Portlaoise school Scoil Chríost Rí have donated thousands of their own books to the Peter Mcverry Trust in Dublin. A committee was...

JOB VACANCY: Telfords Portlaoise looking to hire receptionist

Telfords, based in Portlaoise, are currently looking to hire a receptionist to join their team. Requirements: The ideal candidate must have previous reception and administration...

Portlaoise still cleanest Midlands town in latest anti-litter league rankings

Portlaoise has fallen three places in the latest anti-litter league rankings but is still among the cleanest towns in the country. Laois's county town comes...

Mount Stewart Showhouse open this Saturday

Following the launch and complete sell out of Phase 1 of the housing development Mount Stewart in Portlaoise, Hume Auctioneers and Hollybrook Homes are launching their...

Traffic being diverted in Portlaoise as ANOTHER lorry crashes into railway...

It must be the most crashed-into bridge in the county - if not further afield. Traffic is being diverted in Portlaoise this Thursday lunchtime following...

Driver caught with €70,000 worth of drugs during search in Portlaoise

A routine Garda checkpoint in the lead-up to Christmas in Portlaoise yielded a drug discovery valued at €70,000. The discovery took place in the early...

Introducing the 2019 LaoisToday Minor football Team of the Year

The Minor Football Championship came to a conclusion back in October as Emo-Courtwood defeated Ballyroan-Abbey to claim the cup. Ballyroan-Abbey were going for two in...

In Pictures: Incredible Portlaoise home goes on the market for €650,000

Hume Auctioneers - we get the pick of the crop! Perhaps the finest house on the market anywhere in the region today, this exquisite family...

Construction set to begin in Portlaoise for new library

The Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council, Councillor William Aird, and the Chief Executive of Laois County Council, Mr. John Mulholland have signed the contract...

Minister Flanagan furious over St Mary’s sports hall debacle

Minister Charlie Flanagan has reacted angrily and expressed his dismay at the abject failure by Laois County Council to take up a Government grant...