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Weekend Read: Remembering Portlaoise AFC’s incredible 1991 FAI Cup run

It may be 30 years ago this month but the memories are still vivid. On two Sundays in March of 1991, Portlaoise AFC played in...

Weekend Read: Laois man wins national Macra short story competition with...

Laois man Peter Farrell was last week announced as the winner of the Macra na Feirme short story competition. A member of the East Laois...

Weekend Read: Connacht, Covid and career memories – Tom Daly and...

This evening in Galway, Connacht will play Munster in the Pro12 a week on from their first win over Leinster in 19 years. Connacht sit...

Weekend Read: From the 1800s to the 2000s, wars and pandemics,...

Sunday in Croke Park will be another unusual day for Laois football. It's a Leinster championship semi-final double header with Meath v Kildare as the...

Weekend Read: ‘Give a lot of time to doing the small...

A focus on quality and service should be the priority of entrepreneurs at all times, according to a Laois-based businessman who sold his multi-million...

Weekend Read: Inside the yard of the Laois trainer making huge...

Kieran Cotter's rise in the horse racing game in the last 18 months has been nothing short of meteoric. The flat racing trainer - who...

Weekend Read: From catastrophe to a crowning glory and all the...

Following Liverpool's Premier League title success this week, we asked two local long-suffering Liverpool supporters to write a piece on what it meant to...

Sporting Memories: Chris Conway on minor success, 2004 disappointment, highs, lows...

There's not too many Laois footballers with as many hard-luck stories as Chris Conway. The Arles-Kilcruise man made a huge contribution to the Laois jersey...

Referendum Watch: How Laois-Offaly voted in the 1986 Divorce Referendum

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday in the lead up the referendum that year on the 8th Amendment.  In less than a month, the...

Weekend Read: Pumphouse problem pauses progress in Laois village

Any future development, housing or investment in a popular Laois village is at a standstill due to a bizarre problem over the status of...

Weekend Read: 10 reasons to be positive in Laois as new...

In this age of social media - and the constant negativity that goes with it - it would be easy to think that the...

John Whelan: Fine Gael now at the mercy of Murphy’s Law

Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Add in to that mix Verona Murphy, Eoghan Murphy and Dara Murphy and...

Weekend Read: New faces, departures and a crazy count – reflections...

Brought to you in association with People First Union At 10.30pm on Monday evening last in a warehouse in Kea Lew Business Park in Portlaoise...