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Laois ranked as fifth county most likely to have a white...

Laois has been ranked as the fifth county in Ireland most likely to experience a white Christmas this year according to new research. Legacy Communications...

Severe weather warning issued for Laois as ‘driving conditions set to...

Laois County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team has issued a warning to motorists today as 'driving conditions are set to deteriorate' due to snow...

Met Eireann issue snow warning for Laois as accumulations expected

Met Eireann have issued a snow/ice warning for almost all of Ireland, including Laois, for Thursday. Up to now, it had been unclear whether Thursday...

‘Potential for considerable disruption on Thursday’ as widespread snowfall possible

The National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management on Severe Weather says there is the 'potential for considerable disruption on Thursday' as widespread snowfall...

‘Siberian winds’ set to bring ‘significant snowfall’ next week

Weather forecasters are predicting that a seriously cold snap is set to strike us next week. 'Siberian winds' are set to bring 'significant snowfall' from...

In Pictures: Some much needed fun as first snowfall of 2021...

We put the shout out, and as usual, you did not disappoint. While the snow didn't arrive over Christmas, most of us woke up to...

Met Eireann issue weather warning as Storm Ciara to be replaced...

After the wind and rain from Storm Ciara - it is now going to get very, very cold. Met Eireann has issued a yellow snow/ice...

In Pictures: Laois turns white as first snowfall of Winter 2019...

It's the second week of November but yesterday gave us a taste of what this winter may have in store. What began as rain, quickly...

Laois motorists urged to take care on the roads as snow...

Parts of Laois are covered in a blanket of snow this evening and it is making driving conditions very dangerous. Met Eireann and AA Roadwatch...

Snow warning issued for entire country

Just whe we thought we were over the snow. A snow and ice warning has been issued for the entire country for tomorrow, Sunday March...

Caution urged on Laois roads as snow begins to melt

The snow is slowly beginning to melt away this morning but conditions on our roads are slippery to say the least. AA Roadwatch is reporting...

BREAKING: N80 closed in Laois as Gardai release warning

The snow continues to fall and one of Laois's busiest roads has been closed. The N80 between Portlaoise and Stradbally has been closed by Gardai...

In Pictures: Snowy scenes as Laois turns white once again

Just over a year after Laois turned white, it has happened all over again. Snow associated with Storm Freya arrived and it is still pelting...

BREAKING: Motorway in Laois at standstill as snow pelts down

The snow is back and it is causing havoc around the country. AA Roadwatch are reporting major delays on the M7 coming into Laois as...

Leinster is expected to be severely hit by frost and snow...

As schools and roads closed in the west of the country today, Leinster could be expecting the same conditions tomorrow, Thursday 31 January. Met Éireann...

First snow of 2019 hits Laois while forecaster predicts ‘major cold...

The first snow of 2019 arrived in Laois yesterday and a forecaster is predicting that we are going to see a lot more of...

2018 Remembered – In Pictures: Community spirit to the fore on...

Who could forget the extraordinary snowfall the country experienced last March? Laois was hit by the Beast from the East with gigantic force, and so...

Tributes paid to farmers, emergency services and council staff for work...

Tributes have been paid to various different agencies and local people for all that they did during the recent snow events. Cllr Paddy Bracken used...

In Pictures: Laois turns white AGAIN as the snow makes a...

When will this ever end? Many of us went to bed last night after celebrating St Patrick's Day and didn't expect to wake up to...

Crucial Laois hurling match goes ahead but host of other sports...

The Sunday of a Bank Holiday weekend is traditionally busy. Following the St Patrick's celebrations, a number of people will have planned to go to...

Weather warning in place as snow returns

Just two weeks since the country came to a standstill because of Storm Emma, many parts of Laois are waking up to a blanket...

WATCH: Incredible drone footage of Stradbally, Portarlington and Portlaoise

At long last, the thaw is underway in Laois. Since Tuesday night, all of us have been covered in a blanket of the white fluffy...

Snowstorm highlights incredible selfless nature of Laois people

Since the snow arrived on Tuesday night, we have been inundated with messages from around the county. Some have been of pictures of Laois people...

Met Eireann warns of ‘flood risk’ and issues Orange alert

We've had snow and ice for days, and now some parts of the county could be set for flooding. A Status Orange snow-ice warning has...

Laois motorists urged to exercise caution as thaw begins

Most people woke up to the sound of rain on their windows in Laois this morning. And while that will help to make the snow...

In Pictures: Community spirit to the fore on Day 4 of...

It's been four days since the Beast from the East came to Laois, and the snow creations keep on coming in! Although Cabin Fever may...

Red Alert in place until 6pm as Storm Emma brings more...

The National Emergency Coordination Group for Severe Weather has urged people to stay indoors until the Status Red weather alert is withdrawn this evening. The...

LIVE: See latest closures and event cancellations ahead ‘blizzard’

From 4pm today, Laois will be under a Red Alert as blizzard conditions sweep in. They are saying that this storm will be like nothing...

Portlaoise Hospital cancel all routine surgeries and out patients appointments

Portlaoise Hospital has been forced to cancel all routine surgeries and out patients appointments for the next two days. Following the upgrade of the weather warning...

In Pictures: Laois turns into a winter wonderland

Snow, snow and more snow! Snow everywhere. Laois has turned white after being doused in the fluffy stuff. Somewhere around 10 to 15 centimetres seems to...