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Division 4 football glory for Portlaoise against Graiguecullen

Portlaoise 2-16 Graiguecullen 0-9 ACFL Division 4 Final Portlaoise had 13 points to spare over Graiguecullen in the Division 4 football final on Saturday evening in...

Town Team collaborate to put Portlaoise on the map

If you want to know where you’re going, it’s always best to have a plan. A road map. Well that’s precisely what the Downtown Traders...

€1 million lotto ticket sold in well-known Laois shop

Now this is sweet!! Someone in Laois is €1 million richer following this evening's EuroMillions lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold in the very busy...

New home for popular menswear shop FREESOUL as up to 50%...

The popular FREESOUL menswear shop has relocated to Lyster Square in Portlaoise and its summer sale is now on - with up to 50%...

Larkin and Rafter goals take Portlaoise closer to Division 1A final

Portlaoise took a step closer to the Division 1A final following a three point win over Ballyroan-Abbey tonight. The Town now sit four points clear...

Young Laois singer set to make debut music video in her...

This girl could be the next big thing. A young singer from Portlaoise has been signed by a management company and is set to make...

Portlaoise rises to best ever anti-litter league ranking

Portlaoise has been named as the fourth cleanest town in Ireland according to the latest litter league rankings. Portlaoise was in 21st place when the...

Car explosion brings fire services and Gardaí to Laois estate

In the early hours of this morning, a car exploded in a Portlaoise estate according to at least one eye-witness. The explosion happened at roughly...

Homeless man sleeping on the streets of Portlaoise fears being moved...

A homeless man sleeping on the streets of Portlaoise fears being moved back to Dublin. David, who would prefer not to give out his surname,...

Car stopped doing almost 180 km/h outside Portlaoise found with €2k...

A driver caught doing 174 km/h on the motorway outside Portlaoise today was found to have a large volume of cocaine with him in...

In Pictures: World champion Doheny the star attraction as Portlaoise parade...

Brought to you in association with Joe Mallon Motors, Portlaoise World champion boxer TJ Doheny was a special guest of honor at the Portlaoise St...

Gardai appeal for information after elderly man viciously assaulted in Laois

Garda in Portlaoise are appealing for assistance from the public regarding their investigation into an aggravated burglary which occurred in Laois. The incident took place...

Streets of Portlaoise set to wow the crowds this weekend

Portlaoise is set to become a hive of activity this St Patrick's weekend. Family-fun activities will take over the town on Saturday and Sunday, while...

Exciting times for mother-and-daughter team as they open new hair salon...

Opening a new business is an exciting venture at any time but when it's a mother-and-daughter team it brings it to a different level...

Happy Days as Sweet Bakery opens for business in Portlaoise

Who doesn't like a cream bun or an eclair? Who isn't fond of freshly baked bread? Who doesn't need a birthday cake, a wedding...

Facelift in the pipeline for Portlaoise laneways

In other places they are celebrated, places of curiosity and curios, of gems of shops, art and café culture. But in Portlaoise some of its...

County Hall finally gets its hands on County Hotel

In its heyday it was a hub of social activity on the Main Street but for years now it’s been one of the Town’s...

Mural celebrating history of Laois set to be unveiled this week

A mural is set to be designed and installed at the Old St Peter's Graveyard, Railway Street, Portlaoise. The...

Laois footballer details recovery from surgery on Twitter

This is a fascinating insight into what it is like to be an athlete who undergoes a serious surgery. 2018 was a great year for...

Heated discussion surrounding anti-social behaviour in Portlaoise at night

Barriers along the taxi rank at the Top Square in Portlaoise have been proposed to try bring a stop to anti-social behaviour after nights...

Property Watch: Five most expensive properties in Portlaoise at the moment

For our second Property Watch of 2019, we are taking a look at the most expensive properties in county town of Portlaoise. Among the properties...

2018 Remembered – 16 much-loved Portlaoise businesses who are no longer...

Following the news of a new bakery opening in Portlaoise in place of an old bakery, we were all reminded of some of our...

WATCH: Laois woman directs new fashion series for RTÉ in home...

A Portlaoise woman has directed a new fashion series for RTÉ Player - with one of the episodes being filmed in her home county. Aisling...

Remember The Game: How St Joseph’s-Barrowhouse toppled the Town in 2015...

St. Joseph's-Barrowhouse 2-10 Portlaoise 1-5 2015 Laois Shopping Centre U21 FC 'A' Final St Joseph's-Barrowhouse saw off Portlaoise to claim the U-21 'A' title three years...

Gardai appeal for information following hit and run in Portlaoise

Portlaoise Gardai are making an appeal for information following a hit and run in the tow on Monday of this week. "At around 1pm on...

Gardai investigating after forestry workers discover body of missing man outside...

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of the body of a man in Straboe outside Portlaoise on Tuesday morning.  At 8.55am on Tuesday, Gardaí received...

Brennan’s Graigue-Ballycallan end Portlaoise’s Leinster dreams

Portlaoise 0-15 Graigue-Ballycallan 2-17 Leinster Club IHC Final Laois senior hurling manager Eddie Brennan was to the fore as Graigue-Ballycallan ended Portlaoise’s Leinster dreams in Nowlan...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Portlaoise go for Leinster...

After the footballers exited the provincial competition last week, the Portlaoise hurlers will look to claim Leinster glory this afternoon. The task facing Eamonn Fennelly's...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise triumph in 2007 U-21 decider played in...

Portlaoise 0-9 The Heath Gaels 0-7 2007 Laois U-21 FC Final Portlaoise made it nine U-21 football titles in 12 years with an exciting final victory...

Portlaoise off to Kilkenny in search of Leinster IHC glory

After the footballers exited the provincial competition last week, the Portlaoise hurlers will look to claim Leinster glory this afternoon. The task facing Eamonn Fennelly's...