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ACFL Division 1: Daly on song as St Joseph’s dominate The...

Portlaoise 4-4 St Joseph's 5-15 ACFL Division 1 Round 2 Portlaoise dished out 5-15 against Portarlington in their opening fixture of Division 1 last week, but...

One of Ireland’s largest pub groups set to take over prominent...

One of Ireland's largest pub groups is set to take over a prominent bar in Portlaoise which recently closed down. The name 'Nanny Kelly's' appeared...

Four major projects set out for Portlaoise and Portarlington, including 67...

It was a busy day at Laois County Council's monthly meeting last week, with the Council outline four major projects for Portlaoise and Portarlington. The...

ACHL Division 1: Rathdowney-Errill give Portlaoise a tough welcome to Division...

Portlaoise 0-10 Rathdowney-Errill 2-21 ACHL Division 1 Round 1 Portlaoise's return to Division 1 has been marked with a hefty defeat at the hands of a...

New online tracker ‘gives unique insight into progress of Laois’s €18.2...

The Government has launched a new interactive tool which "gives unique insight into progress of Laois’s €18.2 million Urban Regional Development Fund (URDF) projects." Announced...

In Pictures: Huge crowd in attendance at the St Patrick’s Day...

There was a huge crowd in attendance at the Portlaoise St Patrick's Day parade. Portlaoise Musical Society and Dunamaise Arts Centre were joint Grand Marshalls...

Dunamaise Theatre and Portlaoise Musical Society confirmed as Grand Marshalls for...

Dunamaise Theatre and Portlaoise Musical Society have been today announced as joint grand marshalls in celebration of their 25th anniversaries. The St Patrick’s Day Committee...

Laois Walk For Peace to be held in Portlaoise this Saturday...

A Walk For Peace has been organised this weekend in solidarity with the people of Palestine. The protest will take place in Portlaoise on Saturday...

Portlaoise Sectoral Policing initiative launched to enhance community safety

Superintendent Eamon Curley has announced the newly launched Sectoral Policing program for Portlaoise town. The new program is designed to increase Garda visibility enhance the...

Google Developer Group to launch in Portlaoise later this month

Portlaoise is set to become the newest addition to the global Google Developer Groups (GDG) network with the launch of the GDG Portlaoise. The official...

Internationally renowned YouTubers with more than 41 million subscribers in Portlaoise...

Two internationally renowned YouTubers who have more than 41 million subscribers across three channels were in Portlaoise yesterday. Olajide Olayinka Williams "JJ" Olatunji, known as...

Demolition of two houses in Portlaoise set to pave the way...

Two houses on the Stradbally Road in Portlaoise are currently being demolished with big plans in place for their replacements. The two vacant and derelict...

Laois County Council to develop tourism hub at former pre-school in...

Laois County Council have announced they are to develop a tourism hub at the former Ha'Penny Babies School at Chapel Street in Portlaoise. The location...

Gardai continue to investigate following shooting incident in Portlaoise

Gardai are continuing to investigate following a shooting incident that occurred in Portlaoise last week. The incident is believed to have happened on land off...

CCFL Division 1: Portlaoise come from behind to beat Stradbally Town...

Portlaoise AFC 2 Stradbally Town 1 CCFL Division 1 Portlaoise AFC came from behind to earn all three points at home to Stradbally Town this afternoon...

CCFL Division 1: Rosenallis hit Portlaoise for six to win first...

Rosenallis 6 Portlaoise 0 CCFL Division 1 Rosenallis have finally picked up their first league win of the season, and did so in emphatic fashion this...

Leinster League: Portarlington see off Portlaoise in a seriously physical Laois...

Portarlington 17 Portlaoise 15 Leinster League Division 2B Portarlington have won the Laois derby, beating Portlaoise by just two points this afternoon at Lea Road. It was...

Leinster winner appointed in Portlaoise, Doogue returns to Graigue while Killeshin...

The Portlaoise footballers have turned to another club legend to take the reigns of their senior team for the 2024 season. 2003 Leinster championship winner...

Laois U-20 ‘A’ FC: Bench power as Ballyroan-Abbey defeat Portlaoise to...

Ballyroan-Abbey 3-10 Portlaoise 1-9 Laois Shopping Centre U-20 'A' Football Championship Semi Final  Ballyroan-Abbey are one step away from completing a three in a row of...

Gardai investigating after windows smashed in attack on house in Portlaoise

Gardai are investigating after windows were smashed in an incident at a house in Portlaoise on Tuesday evening. The incident in question occurred around 9.30pm...

Sadness at the death of Portlaoise GAA great Jim Hughes in...

There was sadness in the Portlaoise GAA community this week with the news that Jim Hughes, a former championship-winning captain with the club, had...

Laois U-20 FC: Powerful Portlaoise edge out St Joseph’s to claim...

Portlaoise 2-10 St Joseph's 1-8 Laois Shopping Centre U-20 Football Championship Round 2  Portlaoise have qualifyied for the U-20 Championship semi-finals as they made it two...

Laois U-20 FC: League of Ireland star Conroy shines as Portlaoise...

Portlaoise 6-14 Emo-Courtwood 1-7 Laois Shopping Centre U-20 Football Championship Round 1  Portlaoise travelled to Courtwood this afternoon where The Town got their U-20 football championship...

Sadness at death of Des Carroll, former Garda and legendary Community...

The death has occurred this week of Des Carroll, a Wexford native who made a huge contribution to local life in Portlaoise and Laois...

In Pictures: All smiles as Portlaoise claim Premier IHC glory and...

There were great celebrations as Portlaoise claimed the Premier IHC title in style on Sunday afternoon in O'Moore Park. Tommy Fitzgerald’s charges scored four unanswered...

Talking Sport Podcast: Premier IHC final review plus Portlaoise manager Tommy...

Portlaoise were comfortable winners of the Premier IHC title yesterday as they defeated Ballyfin in O'Moore Park. Tommy Fitzgerald's men had nine points to spare...

Laois Ladies Minor ‘A’ Final: Two in a row for Sarsfields...

Sarsfields 3-7 Portlaoise 2-6 Laois Ladies Minor 'A' Football Championship Final Sarsfields have claimed the Ladies Minor 'A' Championship for the second time in a row...

Laois Premier IHC Final: Fast starts to each half the key...

Portlaoise 0-19 Ballyfin 0-10 Laois Shopping Centre Premier IHC Final Portlaoise will dine at the top table of Laois hurling once again in 2024 after they...

‘We’re buzzing for the final’ – Portlaoise captain, Eoin O’Connor

The long-awaited Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship Final will take place this weekend. Portlaoise and Ballyfin will contest the decider this Sunday, October 22, in O'Moore...

Call for works to be carried out to alleviate flooding problem...

A call has been made for urgent works to be carried out on a road in Laois which has experienced serious flooding. The problem, as...