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Watch: Portlaoise St Patrick’s Day parade committee hard at work

The Portlaoise St Patrick’s Day Committee has been busy laying the groundwork for what they hope will be one of the most successful parades...

Someone in Laois is €180,000 richer after playing the Lotto

One Laois person woke up €180,000 richer this morning following last nights' National Lottery Draw. A Quick Pick sold in SuperValu on the Abbeyleix Road...

Five arrested after drugs valued at €230,000 seized in Portlaoise, Kildare...

Five people have been arrested - one in Portlaoise - following a drugs seizure by the Gardai earlier today. Four men and one woman have...

Consultants at Portlaoise hospital pay nothing for private patient rooms

Consultants at Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise are paying nothing to use rooms for their private patient appointments, while €322,017 was taken in from the...

Retired Portlaoise couple ready for their new life in South Africa

This Monday retired Portlaoise couple Jim and Esther McCormack will board a plane for South Africa. They’ve sold the house that they raised their...

The Sunday Interview: The young Portlaoise man with a string of...

At just 30 years of age, Portlaoise man David Finn is a serial entrepreneur who has built up a string of local businesses without...

Gardai urge online buyers to ‘wise up’

Gardai in Portlaoise are encouraging people who buy stuff from people on online sites such as DoneDeal.ie or Adverts.ie to 'wise up' when it comes...

Global sales record for Portlaoise screening of EMBRACE – so they’re...

The Portlaoise screening of EMBRACE, a powerful documentary film about female body image, set a global sales record when details emerged of when it...

A big ‘Brass Evening’ in the Laois School of Music

Music Generation Laois, in conjunction with Laois School of Music, is delighted to announce its inaugural 'Brass Evening' on Monday, February 27, at 5pm...

Portlaoise hospital agency staff cost an extra €4.5 million

Agency staff at Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise are swelling the wage bill there by €4.5 million. An inability to attract permanent staff means that...

Items worth €3,000 stolen from van in Portlaoise

Gardai are seeking the public’s assistance after a van was broken in to outside of the Portlaoise Leisure centre last night. The work van, a...

Laois Championship draws set to take place tonight

The 2017 Laois football and hurling Championship Draws will take place tonight in the Laois Shopping Centre from 7pm. With memories of Jody Dillon’s last...

VIDEO: Aerial footage of 134-acre farm on Laois border

A 133.5 acre farm in Killeigh on the Laois/Offaly border will go to auction in March with a guide price of €9,000 to €10,000/ac. GVM...

Gerald Kean returns as special guest at Portarlington and Killenard Gala...

Celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean will again be the special guest at Friday night’s Portarlington and Killenard Gala Ball, an event which has raised over...

New to the Area: The unlikely route from Russia to Portlaoise

There was a huge reaction to last week's New to the Area interview with Gintautas Cepaitis and next up is Russian girl Alena Chikurnikova who...

Council to push Portlaoise’s position as the major midlands town

A strong submission pushing the case for Portlaoise to be prioritised as one of the main towns for investment outside of Dublin, is to...

Man punched during morning robbery in Portlaoise town centre

A man was assaulted and a quantity of cash and electrical items were stolen from him close to Portlaoise Leisure Centre at approximately 6...

Portlaoise perfectly poised to be major urban centre of midlands

A major overhaul is underway on how planning and development will take place in Ireland over the next 20 years, with an urban planner...

Portlaoise advance to Dublin Cup final

U-16 Dublin Cup Portlaoise 76 KUBS 49 Portlaoise U-16 Boys got the better of KUBS to reach the final of the Dublin Cup. This game was always going...

High rates are ‘hemorrhaging’ business from Portlaoise

Some businesses in Laois are being charged rates of over €11,000 per year, something Cllr Willie Aird has described as "madness". A rates evaluation of...

Southern Relief Road to ease traffic problems

This is definitely good news for Portlaoise. The Southern Relief Road will connect the Timahoe and Abbeyleix Roads and should ease traffic congestion. It...

Declan O’Rourke to play in Portlaoise this weekend

Dublin singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke will be taking to the outdoor stage of Kavanaghs in Portlaoise this Friday, November 18. A latecomer to the music scene,...

Confirmed: Eddie Rocket’s is opening in Portlaoise!

The hugely popular American-style diner Eddie Rocket’s is to open in Portlaoise in early 2017. The chain has begun the recruitment process for a new...