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Laois singer/songwriter announced as finalist in international songwriting competition

A Laois guitarist and singer/songwriter has just been announced as a finalist for the 2018 SongDoor International Songwriting Competition. Ciarán Finn, of popular alt-folk duo The...

Courageous Laois man speaks about mental health issues and becoming Mr Personality

When you meet Anthony Culleton, you would describe him as friendly, outgoing, confident and extremely kind natured. Indeed it was partly these traits that...

Winner announced for Laois GAA and LaoisToday competition

This was a brilliant competition and it received a mammoth amount of entries. Back before Christmas, we teamed up with Laois GAA to give away...

Laois Rose search, Australian LGFA team to come to Laois and New Years Celebrations...

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

Moment in Time: Portlaoise GAA Juvenile awards night 2008

For this week's Moment in Time, we looked back to the archives towards the Portlaoise GAA Juvenile awards night in 2008. Groups including the U7...

Laois’s or Laois’, nights out and sound Gardai – it’s our Tweets of the...

We’re back again with our Top Tweets of the Week from all around Laois. You see, ⁦@sarahcareyIRL⁩, it starts with dropping the s after the...

Remember the Game: Four-try Mannion help Portarlington down Clondalkin in 2004

Portarlington 45 Clondalkin 17 Leinster Rugby League 2004 15 years ago, a Portarlington rugby team began the New Year with a big win in the Leinster...

19 Laois people to watch out for in 2019

There’s any amount of talented young Laois people making strides in various fields and we’ve picked out 19 of them to keep an eye...

That was My Year: Renowned Laois author Helen Cullen

Portlaoise author Helen Cullen has had a simply remarkable year.  After her much-heralded first novel The Lost Letters of William Wolf was released in July, and was...

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Our guide to what’s on at the weekend

Brought to you in association with Laois Tourism Even after a hectic Electric Picnic last week, this weekend shows no signs of slowing down...
The Garda helicopter was in Stradbally last night

Best of 2017 – Man arrested after helicopter chase near Ballybrittas

There was high drama in Ballybrittas during the summer when the Garda helicopter made an appearance.  It was the first time it was deployed in...
Ballyroan Ladies are holding a quiz

How well do you remember? Take our weekly quiz

It’s been another hectic week here in the O’Moore County but now that we’ve reached the weekend, it’s time to take stock on all...

Best of 2017 – Baby joy and county final glory – double celebrations for...

Births are extremely special. Winning a county final is extremely special. Both of these special events happened not just for one, but for two...

Hurling, the Laois chant and remembering what you said after nights out – it’s...

Laois Twitter users have produced yet more gems again, as we're back with our Tweets of the Week. Inter county hurler starter pack : primary...

Ham sandwiches in Anfield, an apocalyptic sky and spotting ‘beours’ – it is all...

Another wide and very varied week for Laois people on Twitter. *i see a girl i like* My Brain: Don't say it Don't say it Don't say it Don't say...
Having something green to put on your head is always very important on St Patrick's Day

22 pointers to help you get through St Patrick’s Day

Whether you love it or hate it, it's hard to avoid St Patrick's Day. We're a helpful bunch here in LaoisToday so we've compiled a...

Big names to feature as LaoisToday Video Interview series to air over Christmas period

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois After a very busy year, the team in LaoisToday is winding down for Christmas - but we...

18 things that will definitely happen in every Laois household this Christmas

It just wouldn't be an Irish Christmas without these things. From fights with family members, taking out the precious 'good cutlery' or watching Fr Ted...

That was My Year: Irish U19 Rugby player Conor Kelly

In another 'That was My Year' interview we spoke to Conor Kelly, who was a member of the Ireland U19 squad and Leinster schools...

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