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‘2022 is pretty chocablock’ – Laois wedding band braced for busy...

Weddings are set to make a massive comeback from 2022 onwards - so says the lead singer of a Laois Wedding Band. Damien Carroll of...

Abbeyfolk looking forward to getting back on stage again – ‘I...

Well-known Laois band Abbeyfolk, who have played venues all over the country and internationally, say they can't wait to experience the thrill of performing...

Better late than never – Laois singer looking forward to launching...

So many walks of life have been adversely effected by the Coronavirus restrictions but for those in the live music sector it really has...

The Midweek Podcast: Laois student off to European Debating Championships, Macra...

Former Scoil Chriost Ri student Anna Lee Dowling is heading to the European Debating Championships. The current NUIG student is one of only two first...

The Midweek Podcast: O’Dempsey’s man signs children’s book deal and Laois...

As always, this week's LaoisToday Midweek Podcast, hosted by Paul Downey, is jam-packed with content and it begins with the story of a new...

Laois band on Hawaii, Las Vegas, Amsterdam and Spain dreams plus...

A Laois band who have performed in countries all over the world are dreaming of returning to these places once again. David Fitzpatrick, Jody Cahill...

‘All parents should have life assurance. I think it should be...

A well-known Laois-based financial advisor says that life assurance should be compulsory for parents. David Peavoy from Peavoy Financial Planning was speaking recently on the...

January car sales down – but increase in electric and hybrid...

There were almost 100 fewer new car sales recorded in Laois in January compared to the same month last year, according to figures released...

‘The primary producer … always seems to take the smallest portion’

The primary producer in farming "always seems to take the smallest portion" and the current forestry felling licence backlog sees everyone else having their...

The Midweek Podcast: Paralympic preparations, financial planning and the Crooked Jacks

As we begin a new year and the Christmas season is behind us, how can we save money? Steven Miller speaks to David Peavoy of...

‘Don’t leave items in your car overnight’ – Laois Garda on...

'Don't leave items in your car overnight' - that is the very simple message from Laois-Offaly Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh when he was...

The Midweek Podcast: Crime prevention, forest owners national organisation and Cua...

It is episode six of our Midweek Podcast and host Paul Downey has a bumper schedule once again. The Irish Forest Owners (IFO) are a...

‘As a part time tour guide, I can tell you that...

You'll do well to find a more passionate Laois man than Roghan Headen. Though he's particularly proud of his native Timahoe, through his work a...

The Midweek Podcast: New cars, Laois’s own Glendalough and Drops of...

Who doesn’t love a new car? The look, the new car scent and that first drive. Stephen Butler is the Sales Manager for Joe...

Laois musician calls for increased pay for doctors and nurses

A Laois musician says the Covid-19 pandemic has finally made all of us appreciate the work that doctors and nurses do - and called...

Making the case for an all-inclusive facility for Portlaoise Panthers basketball...

Portlaoise Panthers basketball club wish to see an all-inclusive facility constructed in Laois which, they say would benefit the entire county. At present, the club...

The Midweek Podcast: Portlaoise Panthers search for permanent home, travelling through...

On this week's LaoisToday Midweek Podcast episode, host Paul Downey chats with Seamus 'Shay' Dooley and Peter O'Sullivan from Portlaoise Panthers about their search...

No show this year as Portlaoise Panto ‘family’ hope for normality...

Normally at this time of the year, various local pantomime groups around the country would be in the thick of their schedule of shows...

The Midweek Podcast: Dealing with Covid-19 in a local GP Practice...

Welcome to episode three of the Midweek Podcast with LaoisToday. On the podcast this week, we speak with Dr Michelle Byrne of the Maryborough Family...

The Midweek Podcast: Pub struggles, a Christmas book and music challenges

Welcome to the second edition of this brand new podcast on LaoisToday. The Midweek Podcast will be brought to you weekly, bringing you a round...

Laois brothers yearning for return to normal live gigs in 2021

The Finns from Rathdowney in Laois are yearning for the return of live music in 2021. Hugh and Ciaran, who perform together, have seen their...

The Midweek Podcast: News round-up, Laois woman in Taiwan and James...

Welcome to this brand new podcast on LaoisToday. The Midweek Podcast will be brought to you weekly, bringing you a round up of the week's...