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Abbeyleix avenge 2020 Junior hurling defeat to down Portlaoise and claim...

Abbeyleix 2-19 Portlaoise 0-13 ACHL Division 3 Final Abbeyleix avenged their 2020 Junior hurling semi final defeat against Portlaoise to claim the 2021 Division 3 title...

Laois Gardai appeal for owners of recovered stolen items to come...

Gardai are appealing for the owners of stolen items that were recovered to come forward. They are particularly looking for those in the Rossvale and...

Portlaoise councillors well impressed with Cabra development that County Hotel will...

A number of Portlaoise-based county councillors recently made a trip to Cabra in Dublin to look at a housing complex that is similar to...

Man arrested following incident on busy Laois road where five vehicles...

A man was arrested and charged with dangerous driving following a seemingly bizarre incident on Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred between the Renault garage and...

Death occurs of much-loved Laois man in South Africa

The death has occurred of Portlaoise man Jim McCormack in South Africa. Mr McCormack, who moved to South Africa with his wife Esther in 2017...

Laois Councillor calls for additional bins to be put up in...

Laois County Councillor Thomasina Connell has called for additional litter bins to be put up in Portlaoise town centre. The Fine Gael Councillor made the...

Calls for busy Portlaoise rural road to be resurfaced for dramatic...

Two Laois County Councillors have called for repairs to be carried out on a narrow Laois road that has become very busy. The road in...

Portlaoise students encouraged to enter logo competition for low carbon project

Students in schools in Portlaoise are being encouraged to enter a logo competition as part of the Low Carbon school's project. Laois Green-Schools officers Lorraine...

Complete transformation for new beer garden as De Bruns @Humes prepares...

Being closed for a long spell of time has led to pubs and restaurants around the country using the opportunity to upgrade their facilities. And...

Three Laois playgrounds to share in €30,000 grant for upgrade works

€30,000 in funding under the Local Authorities Play and Recreation Grant to support outdoor play as part of the Summer of Play initiative has...

#LoveLaois: Togher Woods – flat, scenic and just on the edge...

For the 20,000+ people living in Portlaoise, there was very few of them didn't make their way out to Togher Woods at some stage...

Weekend Read: Treo Nua Portlaoise Resource Centre – a decade of...

The Treo Nua Portlaoise Resource Centre was set up in Laois ten years ago and has grown immensely over the last decade. The facility, located...

Laois man claims €250,000 prize following recent Lotto win

A Laois man has claimed his quarter of a million euro prize following his recent Lotto win. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, scooped...

End of an era in Portlaoise as Breslin’s Pharmacy and busy...

Yesterday marked the end of an era for the owners and staff of Breslin's Pharmacy in Portlaoise as they served customers for the last...

Man dies in Portlaoise following car accident

A man in his 70s has been pronounced dead in Portlaoise this afternoon after the car in which he was driving lost control and...

15 weeks of improvement works planned on busy Laois road

Motorists face 15 weeks of disruption as a 4km stretch of a busy Laois road is set to have improvement works - beginning later...

WATCH: Irish comedian ‘Black Paddy’ takes on Portlaoise in viral video

Portlaoise has become the latest town to be visited by a comedian who gives his own unique take on what life is like in...

Irish Water to begin improvement works in two Laois towns next...

Irish Water and Laois County Council are to carry out essential water mains replacement works in Abbeyleix and Portlaoise next week. The company say the...

‘Somebody is going to be attacked’ – Residents of Laois housing...

Residents in a Portlaoise housing estate say they have been left 'angry' and 'frustrated' following a meeting with Laois County Council officials over the...

Man arrested after victim of hijacking manages to escape in Portlaoise

A man has been arrested and charged following a hijacking incident on Easter Sunday. The victim of the hijacking managed to escape the vehicle when...

Calls for better cycle facilities, improved public transport, a community centre...

Better cycle facilities, improved public transport, a community centre and a town architect were among the suggestions for improving Portlaoise town centre at an...

Gardai carrying out ‘search operation’ at house in Laois as part...

Gardai and forensics are carrying out a search of a house today in connection with the murder investigation of a missing Laois man. William Delaney,...

County Final Memory: ‘None as sweet as this’ as Camross deny...

Camross 1-5 Portlaoise 0-7 1985 Laois SHC Final There's something about a five-in-a-row in the GAA world that has proven so difficult for so many teams...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise down Ballinakill in U-17 hurling final 21...

Portlaoise 4-5 Ballinakill 1-10 U-17 Hurling Championship Final 2000 21 years ago this month, Portlaoise and Ballinakill clashed in the U-17 hurling final. Three goals in the...

€9 million in additional funding for Portlaoise for ‘Low Carbon Town’...

The government has announced new funding of €9 million for a project to make Portlaoise Ireland’s first designated 'Low Carbon Town'. Fianna Fail Minister for...

Laois County Council announce start dates for infrastructure works in Portlaoise...

Three major County Council led projects planned for Portlaoise and Portlaoise, that had been delayed due to Covid-19, are set to get underway this...

Aussie Rules star Tuohy behind new coffee shop set to open...

Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy is set to open a new coffee shop in Portlaoise in a partnership with his long-time friend Murry Rogers. The...

Laois teenager on leaving school, starting college, relationships and how Covid-19...

A Laois teenager has written about how Covid-19 has impacted upon her life over the last year.  19-year-old Amy Reddin, from Portlaoise, was heading towards...

Court appearance for man following €187,000 drug seizure in Laois

A man is due in court this morning following a huge drugs seizure in Laois over the weekend. A man, aged in his 40s, was...

New homes in Foxburrow in Portlaoise with Hume Auctioneers qualify for...

Hume Auctioneers announced this week the launch of a new phase of just eighth 4-bedroom homes in Foxburrow on the Block Road in Portlaoise. Hollybrook...