Monday, April 6, 2020

Moment in Time: Portlaoise GAA versus Portlaoise Rugby Club in boxing showdown in 2011

The ballroom of the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel now the Midlands Park Hotel was transformed into a Las Vegas style boxing arena on April 1...

Moment in Time: Rathdowney panto group celebrate 25 years with successful show in 2011

Rathdowney panto group celebrated 25 years with one of their most successful shows in early April 2011. With 140 cast members, 'Pack Up Your Troubles'...

Laois Abroad: Teacher and pub owner in South Korea on how Coronavirus has changed...

The Coronavirus or Covid-19 has well and truly spread across the globe now. After originally breaking out in China, in Wuhan to be exact, it...

LISTEN: Young Laois woman records stunning rendition of ‘The Parting Glass’

This is absolutely stunning. A young Laois woman has recorded her own version of a classic song. Mags Oxley from Timahoe put up her recording online,...

Moment in Time: Laois musicians shine at music showcase in 2010

Some very talented Laois musicians took to the stage of Portlaoise early April 2010 as part of the Laois Music Showcase. Crowds flocked to see...

Sunsets, Hannah Montana and The GOAT – It’s all in our Tweets of the...

We’re back again with our best tweets from this week. There are some good ones. We must be naturals here in Laois.   Some things never change.. Twenty...

The Week That Was: The Top 10 stories of the past seven days

1 - In Pictures: Second Coronavirus centre set to open in Laois On Tuesday of last week, the Department of Health opened one in Emo...

Laois Abroad: From Melbourne to rural Rochester – hurls, snakes and a long way...

The day before Julie Anne Miller left for Australia in mid January, Leo Varadkar called the General Election. It seems like a life time ago...

Moment in Time: The official opening of Mountrath CS in 2010

After many years of planning and building and weeks of preparation the day finally arrived for Mountrath Community School to celebrate it's official opening...

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Moment in Time: Clough-Ballacolla Dinner Dance 2010

Whatever it is, people love looking back on old photos. This week, for our Moment in Time, we head to Clough-Ballacolla direction as we look...

WATCH: Laois has a new song for the Leinster final

What sort of a county would you be if you got to a final and you didn’t have a song? Twelve-year-old Ross Molloy from Stradbally...

My Farming Life: Dairy Farming, Lecturing, Physiotherapy and IFA… Meet the woman that does...

Alison Holmes is our feature farmer in this week's My Farming Life. Currently a lecturer in University of Limerick, as well as having a...

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

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...

2018 Remembered – Introducing the 2018 LaoisToday Senior football Team of the Year

To look back on a truly memorable season, we choose our own senior football Team of the Year. This year we had The Town triumping...

Moment in Time: Graiguecullen juvenile awards in 2004

How time flies. This week's Moment in Time brings us back to this time 15 years ago when the Graiguecullen GAA club held an awards...

WATCH: Our Snapchat story from the Rose of Tralee as Laois supporters in full...

Brought to you in association with the Manhattan Mixer There was disappointment for Laois Rose Maeve Dunne over the weekend when it emerged that she...
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LaoisToday Great Laois Quiz – Kate Hyland

Introducing the LaoisToday Great Laois Quiz! Back at the start of the year, we sat down with five of Laois's best personalities and tested their...

Remember the Game: Arles-Kilcruise shock Stradbally to win Laois senior football title in 2003

2003 was no normal year for Laois football. A Division 1 league final appearance in May, a Leinster title in July, an All Ireland...

Good Week, Bad Week: European championships, All-Ireland games and illegal dumping

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

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