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The Midweek Podcast: Ground broken on new Ballinakill playground and Crime...

On this week’s LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, host Paul Downey is joined by two brilliant guests. Liz Kennedy is a member of the Ballinakill Community Development...

The Midweek Podcast: Local bakers requested, Rathdowney TV presenter on TikTok...

On this week’s LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, host Paul Downey is joined by three brilliant guests. Consider it Cakes is a new community group set up...

The Midweek Podcast: Miss Laois on stepping outside her comfort zone...

On this week's LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, we are joined by Alison Dyer who was recently crowned Miss Laois in the 2021 Miss Ireland competition. Aly...

Laois salon owner says there is a shortage of hair stylists...

Local salon owner David Finn says there is a shortage of hair stylists in Laois. David is currently recruiting for his Portlaoise based salon, The...

The Midweek Podcast: Hairdressers re-open, top tourist spots in Laois and...

On this week's LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, we hear from a hairdresser as the industry re-opens again, the chairperson of Laois Tourism on some of...

Laois man behind Physical Impairment Ireland considering run for political office

The Laois man who is one of the driving forces behind Physical Impairment Ireland says he is considering putting himself forward for election. Raheen native...

The Midweek Podcast: Laois woman on her asthma journey and Leo...

The latest instalment of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday is here – and we are up to episode 19. Rebecca Houlihan is a 20 year-old...

The Midweek Podcast: Crime prevention, Laois man leads latest Lebanon mission...

On this month's crime prevention segment on the LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, Garda Sergeant Graham Kavanagh discussed the lifting of restrictions and how people will...
GAA Ban Cormac Moore

Weekend Read: Laois historian on the removal of the GAA ban...

Though the rule is gone 50 years ago this month, the infamous GAA Ban is still remembered in the association. Introduced in the early 1900s...

The Midweek Podcast: Laois man on charity work in Malawi, Emo...

The latest instalment of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday is here – and we are up to episode 17. Evin Joyce is a native of...

The Midweek Podcast: SOSAD’s Christy Bannon, historian Cormac Moore and Laois...

The latest instalment of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday is here – and we are up to episode 16. SOSAD Laois is a charity that...

Crime Prevention Officer urges Laois dog owners to comply with regulations...

Crime Prevention Officer for Laois/Offaly, Garda Sergeant, Graham Kavanagh joined Paul Downey for this month's Crime Prevention segment on the LaoisToday Midweek Podcast. They discussed...

The story behind a Portarlington band and their inspiration behind their...

The Hearty Boys from Portarlington have recently released a brand new song! Fran Hearty is one of the members of the group behind the track...

New documentary highlights importance of community and the shining lights of...

During the first lockdown, Maurice O’Carroll created a short documentary film about Mountrath called ‘Mountrath Unlocked’. He joined Paul Downey on LaoisToday's The Midweek Podcast...

Ballyroan musician launches EP in aid of Cuisle Cancer Support Centre

Ballyroan musician, Brian Lalor, has launched a new EP in aid of the Cuisle Cancer Support Centr. Brian was joined host Paul Downey on The...

Crime Prevention Officer urges Laois people to lock cars and help...

Gardaí are appealing to the Laois public to change their habits and ensure they are locking their cars and removing any valuable items to...

Big plans and high hopes for Abbeyleix musician when live music...

Brian Killeen has been involved in music for many years and is currently working on his own music career as well as working with...

A strong start to fundraiser launched in memory of beloved Laois...

The family of John 'Ulick' Conroy have launched a fundraiser in his memory after he sadly lost his life to Covid-19 and all support...

The show goes on at Laois Martial Arts as zoom classes...

As many clubs around the county have been effected by the pandemic, Laois Martial Arts is no exception. The club has accepted the hand they...

The Midweek Podcast: Laois Martial Arts, crime prevention and Portarlington band...

The latest instalment of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday is here – and we are up to episode 15. As the pandemic continues, Laois Martial...

The Midweek Podcast: Local Garda tries his hand at comedy, Mountrath...

The latest instalment of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday is here - and we are up to episode 14. On Monday night, Bernard O'Shea brought...

The Midweek Podcast: Fundraiser launched in memory of beloved Laois man,...

Due to St Patrick's Day, the LaoisToday Midweek Podcast is out on Thursday this week with another varied show. On January 31st John 'Ulick' Conroy...

‘All gambling advertising needs to be banned at this stage’

A local senator is leading the way in attempting to get gambling advertising banned after what he described as the saturation of gambling promotions...

Sink or Swim: Portlaoise singer Chris Conroy delighted to be using...

The lockdown that the country has been under for most of the last year has had plenty of negatives no doubt - but there...

The Midweek Podcast: Local Senator on Gambling Bill, Virtual dancing for...

On the week's LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, we hear from local Labour Party Senator Mark Wall about his party's bill to end the link between...

Laois woman gearing up to take on 40km Bristol Channel swim...

Mountmellick woman Joan Fennelly is currently preparing to swim across the Bristol Channel. This follows on from her epic swim of the English Channel in...

The Laois woman on her amazing journey back from life-threatening brain...

At the age of 19, Mountrath woman Niamh Cahill was struck down with a rare brain infection, one that saw her spend a week...

‘People have had time to stop and create and from that...

A well-known Laois musician reckons there will a lot of high quality music to emerge over the coming months as the effect of the...

The Midweek Podcast: Mountmellick woman to swim Bristol Channel, Laois girl...

Welcome to episode 11 of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday. We have yet another jam-packed line-up on the podcast this week: Mountmellick woman Joan Fennelly is...

‘Children really thrive when in a routine’ says Laois woman behind...

Amy Huberman, Vogue Williams and Sofie Skehan are among the 13,000 followers of the Stay Home Play Instagram account set up by Durrow woman...