Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Week that Was: The top 10 stories of the past...

From dangerous goals to 'OsKaR' nights, we take a look back at the top 10 most read stories from the past week. WATCH: The...

In Photos: St Marys CBS students receive Junior Cert results

Teachers and students in St Mary’s CBS were delighted to read the Junior Cert results of the students last Friday morning. In spite of some...

LISTEN: Appendix trouble, sloppy pitches and hurling finalists confirmed – it’s all in our...

The weeks are tipping by nicely and we are back with our latest hurling Podcast. And it is our penultimate hurling review Podcast as we...

Manchester United striker makes young Laois boy’s dreams come through

This is a really sound gesture. Back at the start of this season, a young Manchester United fan from Laois made a banner for his...

The Week that Was: The most read stories on LaoisToday over the past seven...

Every Sunday, we look back on the top stories of the previous week on LaoisToday. And as always, it was another wide and varied week....

Moment in Time: First day at school in September 2004

The Back to School photos never fail to disappoint. And Alf Harvey's archives have once again thrown up some absolute gems. We dipped into his September...

Remember the Game: Intermediate hurling glory for Colt in 2008

Colt 0-16 Borris-in-Ossory 2-6 2008 Laois IHC Final The Colt hurlers lost more than fair share of intermediate finals in the 2000s so when they finally...

Jason ‘Chilly’ Ward – What gambling did to me

A young Laois man has opening up about his struggles with gambling and how betting led him to trying to take his own life.  Portarlington's...

Moment in Time: 2008 Junior Cert Results Party

Yesterday we had a look at 2009's Junior Cert Results in Heywood and today, we dug a little deeper into the celebrations of 2008's...

LISTEN: Latest football podcast as we look back on senior semi-finals and intermediate and...

The past weekend was championship football at its best - even if the weather was at its absolute worst. Two county finals on Saturday, a...

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Could YOU be the next Laois Rose or Rose Escort?

It's coming up to that time of year again, where Rose of Tralee hopefuls are filling out forms perfecting their talents and skills in...

Moment in Time: Crettyard GAA open new facilities in April 2000

Pitch openings and the like were all the rage at one stage in the GAA. A club would open their new pitch or a stand...

Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Chip Cookies to die for

Probably not the best time of the year to be giving out recipes of cookies and sweet treat with everyone new years resolutions of...

LISTEN: We preview the intermediate and junior football finals in our latest GAA Podcast

Brought to you in association with Breslin’s SuperValu, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney  It's getting serious now. The first major weekend of county football finals (apologies to...

Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week

Top Tweets James Dunne was loving being in the limelight - and is hoping for a bigger stage in Croke Park this weekend Disappointing to see...

REVEALED: The top 25 Laois Twitter accounts you simply have to follow

A new website wouldn’t be complete without a ‘Top 25’ list. Well here it is. We’ve picked out the 25 Laois people you simply have...

Relive our Snapchat story from last week’s junior hurling final and All Ireland camogie...

The LaoisToday Snapchat account is something that has really taken off. For some reason our inane ramblings on a variety of topics is of interest...

Portlaoise school celebrates Halloween in serious style

Thursday evening last saw the annual gathering for the Parent Association's Cuisine Night in Portlaoise Educate Together NS, a Halloween-themed event where parents bring...

LISTEN: Senior, intermediate and junior football review plus a new segment called Miller’s Moans...

Brought to you in association with Breslin’s SuperValu, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney This time out we turn our attention to the football – reviewing the men’s...

Remember the Game: When Laois beat Kilkenny in a Walsh Cup classic

Laois 1-17 Kilkenny 1-16 2010 Walsh Cup Shield Semi-final It’s not often that the Laois hurlers beat Kilkenny so this week we’re going back to a...

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