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Lotto win, joyous pictures and both sides of Twitter – it’s...

NEWS Shock and sadness following passing of young Laois mother in South Africa Deep sadness spread at the devastating news that Aisling Heath (neé McCormack), a...

Incomes, environmental problems and heading for the States – it’s our...

NEWS Laois has highest average gross income in the Midlands Laois has the highest average gross income earners in the Midlands, but earners make on average...

Laois town features a huge transformation, litter and a lack of...

NEWS Dirty protest Around 50 inmates engaged in a ‘dirty protest’ in Midlands Prison Portlaoise last week Portlaoise and litter Portlaoise rose to its best ever anti-litter league...

Substations, high-profile retirements and the All-Ireland Feile – it’s our top...

NEWS Laois group against controversial power project issue statement after national exposé A Laois anti-substation group have issued a statement after RTÉ Investigates exposé surrounding oil leaks Long-serving Laois...

Election madness, Cumann na mBunscol and changing of the guard –...

NEWS Elections Local elections dominated the news coverage this week. Here we have an archive of everything you might be interested in knowing surrounding the local...

Election time, the Cuisle Centre and Kolbe – it’s our top...

NEWS Local and European elections The local and European elections dominated much of the news stories this week, and you can find out all about them...

Best in the country, young entrepreneurs and Junk Kouture – it’s...

NEWS Laois fire service ‘the best in the country’ Laois has the best fire service in the country. That’s no idle boast, it’s official. Laois’s Best Young...

New sports grounds, Laois teenager on Irish soccer team and drugs...

NEWS Laois hotel named as one of the best castle hotels in Europe Historic Hotels Europe has named this Laois hotel as one of the 20...

Jobs boost for Laois, sterling service to the community and outrage...

We're back with another installment of our top stories of the week. Read on to find out more on a recent huge jobs announcement for...

Household incomes, wonder goals and Emmy nominations – it’s our top...

NEWS Laois households among the lowest disposable incomes in the country Laois has placed 20th of 26 counties in terms of the average household disposable income...

All-Ireland football champions, Late Late Show appearances and startling crime –...

NEWS Amazing Laois woman opens up about her life on the Late Late Show An incredible Laois woman who channelled her grief into something positive for...

Raids, pyjamas and international retirements – it’s our Top Stories of...

We're back documenting all the news that has taken place in Laois, or involving Laois people, over the past week. It's our Top Stories of...

A new Laois business, All-Ireland finals and Electric Picnic announcements –...

NEWS  Laois family turning their tragedy into hope for others An extended family from Laois are aiming to make a difference with a series of...

Top Laois restaurants, Garda recruits and Knockbeg winning Leinster – it’s...

NEWS Five Laois men among new Garda recruits All five completed their Garda training in Templemore College this week Top restaurants in Laois announced The top restaurants...

Social housing, All Ireland finals and election nominees – it’s our...

NEWS Syrian families due to be housed in Laois this year Over one hundred Syrian refugees will be accommodated in Laois later this year. Almost €3 million...

Hospital spending, pioneering the next big thing and a Field of...

Our top stories of the week this week cover a broad range of topics, from Portlaoise hospital to VAT increases affecting Laois businesses to...

Winning Streak, a new bakery and remembering Malcolm Smyth – it’s...

Another wide and varied week in the life of LaoisToday. NEWS Laois man appears on Ray D’Arcy Show Laois man Joe Kelly appeared on the Ray...

Ministers visit Laois, signing for Wexford Youths and LT turns two...

NEWS Nurses strike continues  Laois nurses and midwives went on strike twice this week, both on Tuesday and Thursday Laois could go green for St Patrick’s Day The county...

Nurses’ strike, passing of much-loved Parish Priest and Laois football –...

NEWS Laois nurses go on strike Laois nurses and midwives joined in with over 3,000 of their colleagues on strike on Thursday, January 30. Tributes paid to...

Possible jobs boost for Mountmellick, Pantos and national league competitions –...

We have plenty of Top Stories this week and they’re mostly good news! NEWS  The search for the Laois Rose of Tralee was officially launched this...

Young Inspirations, a glimmer of hope for Mountrath Mart and Laois...

We have plenty of Top Stories this week and they're mostly good news! Its been a good week for Laois sport and players in particular...

First 2019 Team of the Week, nurses on strike and one...

There is never a dull moment in Laois and this week, there were plenty of happy and uplifting stories to help us continue to...

Laois Rose search, Australian LGFA team to come to Laois and...

We are kick starting 2019 with plenty of stories as Portlaoise GAA celebrated their way into the new year, new jobs were announced in...