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Abbeyleix lay down a marker with nine point win over the...

Abbeyleix 1-14 Portlaoise 0-8 Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 2 Abbeyleix made it two wins from two in Group A of the Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship...

Portlaoise eager to gain promotion back to Senior but face several...

Portlaoise are a tough outfit to understand in recent years. They have had some massive wins at this grade but have never been able to...

Laois’s newest millionaire comes forward to claim life changing €1 million...

There was a great buzz in the National Lottery’s winner’s room this afternoon after a Daily Million player in Portlaoise came forward to claim...

Disappointment as still no site found for promised Women’s Refuge in...

Disappointment has been expressed as the search for a site for a Women's Refuge in Laois has been unsuccessful so far. In February, it was...

Warning over rise in ‘drug driving’ in Laois as one town...

The top Garda official in Laois says that he is concerned about the level of drug use in the county - particularly cocaine. Chief Superintendent...

Elderly Laois man left ‘so terrified’ after house burgled that he...

An elderly Laois man was so terrified after his house was burgled that he moved out and signed himself into a nursing home. So a...

In Pictures: Final ‘re-centring’ event of 2022 takes Portlaoise by storm

Dunamaise Arts Centre presented the finale of re:CENTRING Laois on Sunday May 29 in Portlaoise. Taking place between 2pm and 5pm, Fitzmaurice Place was transformed...

Final ‘re-centring’ event of 2022 set to take place in Portlaoise...

Dunamaise Arts Centre will present the finale of re:CENTRING Laois on Sunday May 29 in Portlaoise. Taking place between 2pm and 5pm, Fitzmaurice Place will...

Calls for community centre to be retained in Portlaoise housing estate

While it is always welcome to see more properties being returned to the council's social housing stock to tackle the waiting list, a vacant...

Garda detectives charge man after two youths the victim of robbery...

Gardai have charged a man in his 30s after two youths were the victims of a robbery recently. The incident occurred early on Friday May...

Brennan and Finn lead the way as Portlaoise claim Féile ‘A’...

Portlaoise 3-8 Mountmellick Parish Gaels 1-6 Laois U-15 'A' Féile Football Final Portlaoise's underage success in recent times may not be as plentiful as it once...

Ten different scorers as scintillating St Joseph’s end Division 1A losing...

Portlaoise 0-11 St Joseph's 1-18 ACFL Division 1A Round 5  St Joseph's put their recent poor form behind them to run out comprehensive ten point winners...

Volunteers requested by Foroige to support young people in Portlaoise

Foróige Portlaoise UBU Youth Service is looking for adults who are interested in supporting Foróige to come forward. Foróige Portlaoise UBU Youth Service is located...

French Ambassador to Ireland set to visit two Laois towns next...

The French Ambassador to Ireland is set to visit two Laois towns on Wednesday April 13. Ambassador Vincent Guérend is set to arrive at French...

In Pictures: Inclusivity the key to new upgrade at Portlaoise Leisure...

Inclusivity was the central message as a brand new upgrade to the playground at Portlaoise Leisure Centre was unveiled recently. Laois County Council Cathaoirleach Conor...

First section of Triogue Way – a new walking and cycling...

This week saw the official opening of the Triogue Way (Phase 1), providing a direct walking and cycling link from the Portlaoise Southern Circular...

O’Donnell influential from the bench as Portlaoise maintain winning start away...

Ballyroan-Abbey 0-9 Portlaoise 0-11 ACFL Division 1A Teenager Kieran O'Donnell kicked three points from the bench to maintain Portlaoise's winning start to Division 1A this evening. The...

‘Bordering on criminal’ not to demolish houses to make way for...

"Two fine big houses" that are nevertheless "an eyesore" on the Stradbally Road in Portlaoise should be demolished to make way for a new...

Limerick native confirmed as manager of Portlaoise hurlers for 2022

A Limerick native has been confirmed as the new manager of the Portlaoise hurlers ahead of the 2022 season. Thomas Moloney, who hails from Knockainey...

‘Nowhere to safely cross’ Portlaoise road as traffic has trebled

There's nowhere on Fr Browne Avenue in Portlaoise to cross safely, according to Cllr Willie Aird, due to three times the amount of traffic...

New scheme launched to incentivise movement on vacant properties

Laois County Council and Laois Chamber officially launched the Vacant Commercial Property Incentive Scheme this week in Portlaoise. This scheme offers business owners who are...

Garda appeal after ‘number of men’ enter occupied house in Laois...

Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following an incident at a house in Laois on Monday March 7. The incident occurred...

HSE confirm completion date for day-care services renovation works in Portlaoise...

A completion date for renovation works at two day care service facilities in Laois have been confirmed by the HSE. This were given to Independent...

Teenager arrested after man slashed in the face following early evening...

A teenager was arrested following a frightening incident that occurred in Portlaoise in the early hours of Sunday evening. Just before 6pm on Bull Lane,...

Three Laois organisations benefit after €6,650 raised from Christmas live animal...

Three Laois organisations have benefited financially after €6,650 was raised following a successful Christmas live animal crib. The money raised has been equally divided between...

Laois teenager raises almost €4,000 for two charities after sheering his...

A Laois teenager raised almost €4,000 for two charities after sheering off his very impressive mullet. Sam Birrane, from Portlaoise, shaved his head last month...

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...