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WATCH: Laois mammy receives a brilliant Christmas surprise

Christmas is a time for family but it can be hard to get them all together. Almost every family in the county will have loved...

‘Galway Girl’ could have been ‘Portlaoise Girl’ Ed Sheeran tells Ryan Tubridy on the...

Ed Sheeran so nearly catapulted Portlaoise on to the international stage - as he told Ryan Tubridy on Friday's Late Late Show that he...
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WATCH: Laois-based band recite Christmas song for Chernobyl charity

Laois-based band 'Drops of Green' have released their rendition of the Christmas classic 'Little Drummer Boy' in aid of the Chernobyl Outreach Group. 'Drops of...

Christmas is Coming: A very special season for Imelda Tynan for many reasons

This week I met with the very talented Imelda Tynan for this week's Christmas feature. Imelda Tynan, owner of Tynan's restaurant in the Storeyard in...

Remember the Game: Ballyroan-Abbey win Leinster club title in 2008

How time flies. This weekend nine years ago, Ballyroan-Abbey became just the fourth Laois football club to ever win a Leinster title. Indeed as a...

Christmas is Coming: Kevin Doyle and an incredibly busy time in the Laois Shopping...

This week we met with Kevin Doyle who is manager of Laois Shopping Centre to hear about how Christmas is for him every year...

New to the Area: Leaving Greece to set up business in Mountmellick

Greek native Chris Sempos is the subject of this week's New to the Area interview as he tells us how he left behind his...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Gardaí receive bravery medals Local Gardaí received bravery medals 40 years after the Garryhinch bomb attack this week Assault and false imprisonment in Mountrath Gardai launched an investigation...

Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week

Top Tweets of the Week This week's Top Tweets of the Week include a Snapchat combination made in heaven, Mary setting off to Bethlehem and...

Christmas Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Biscuit Cake Pudding

I love Christmas and I love chocolate so last year I came up with something that combined the two while keeping to a traditional...

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22 unforgettable things about the night club at Pedigree Corner

The sign is still above the door but 'Turning Point' night club is no more. For a spell throughout the 1990s it was the only...

Laois Abroad: A Portarlington man embracing opportunities in Australia

Barry Smith took off on a solo adventure to Australia in 2014, and has been enjoying his Antipodean adventure ever since. He has returned home...

Winner of LaoisToday’s restaurant competition announced

Everybody loves a good competition and everybody loves good food. So when LaoisToday teamed up with one of the county's most popular restaurants for a...

Our Wedding Story: Mary Gallagher and Liam Phelan

Portlaoise couple Mary Gallagher and Liam Phelan - who tied the knot on August 19 last year - are the first to feature on...

Moment in Time: The pictures from the Leinster final celebrations from this day 14...

It was the day of days, our Italia 90 moment, a day Laois people will remember for the rest of their lives no matter...

Remember the Game: Camross and Ballypickas do battle in 2003 Junior hurling final

A couple of weeks ago, Ballypickas came away from O'Moore Park celebrating a tremendous win in the Junior 'A' hurling final after coming back...
Some cool looking dudes (and dudettes) in the Portlaoise St Patrick's Day parade in 2000

Moment in Time: Portlaoise St Patrick’s Day parade in the year 2000

It's not today nor yesterday, times were different then. So goes the opening line of a catchy Saw Doctors song. This year we're bringing you...

LaoisToday has been brought to book with 2017 Annual set to go on sale

This Friday night, November 10, will see LaoisToday.ie officially launched in the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise. It will be a celebration of Laois's newest...

‘Galway Girl’ could have been ‘Portlaoise Girl’ Ed Sheeran tells Ryan Tubridy on the...

Ed Sheeran so nearly catapulted Portlaoise on to the international stage - as he told Ryan Tubridy on Friday's Late Late Show that he...

Winners announced of LaoisToday’s Ballykilcavan craft beer giveaway

We've linked up with a range of great businesses in the last while to give away some brilliant prizes - with Ballykilcavan Farm and...

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