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Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week

Top Tweets: We're back again with the Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week. One man was particularly annoyed that the Laois Minor Football...

Moment in Time: Ballinakill get the better of Rathdowney in 2003 U-21 final

On Saturday last Rathdowney-Errill and Clough-Ballacolla U-21 hurlers made light of the bad weather and a heavy pitch to play out a thrilling draw. The...

Top Tweets and Facebook comments of the Week

Top Tweets:  Snakes don't hiss, they follow you then unfollow you when you follow them back 🐍 🐍 🐍 — Dean Cullen (@TheCulll) November 7, 2017 Don't...
Members of the Laois Republic of Ireland Supporters club who have landed in Copenhagen

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Shot fired a gardaí A shot was fired at gardaí on the Laois border on Monday night A warning for gangs Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan fired...

Lineup confirmed for LaoisToday official launch

LAOISTODAY LAUNCH After months of planning, the lineup has been confirmed for the LaoisToday official launch which takes place in the Midlands Park Hotel on...

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...

22 great photos from the Athlone IT graduations

Graduating from third level is a big moment in someone's life. College provides some memorable moments - mostly unrelated to lecture halls - but for...

Moment in Time: Some brilliant pictures from the Courtwood GAA Dinner Dance in 2003

We're beginning to get into Dinner Dance season now. With the GAA season winding down on the pitch, it's time fpr clubs to decide what...

Top Tweets and Facebook comments of the Week

Top Tweets: There's no inbeteeen with me I'm either training like Anthony Joshua or eating like Bruce from Matilda — Gary Walsh 🚑 (@GaryWalshLaois) November 2,...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Portarlington car accident A 7-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car in Portarlington Train strikes  Irish Rail staff picketed at train...

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Remember the Game: 2000 Feile football win for Graiguecullen

Graiguecullen 1-7 St Joseph's 0-5 2000 Feile Football Final Graiguecullen captured the first Laois Feile football title of the 21st century following a five point win...

Mark Doheny: 20 helpful tips for the Dublin supporters coming to Portlaoise this weekend

This Saturday, the Dublin footballers will make a rare trip out of the city for a championship match. They did it last year too, of...
A massive turnout at the Ned Buggy memorial run

In pictures: Huge crowd turns out for Ned Buggy Memorial Run

A memorial 4km run in honour of Ned Buggy – who died by suicide last year – took place in St Abban’s on Sunday...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise students produce ‘Oliver’ in 2008

Alf Harvey's archives are the gift that keeps on giving. This time we go back to 2008 when the students of Scoil Bhride in Portlaoise...
Maeve Dunne Laois Rose has become an ambassador for GROW

Laois Rose Maeve to highlight positive mental health at Rose Festival

Laois Rose Maeve Dunne is supporting the mental health charity GROW at this year's Rose of Tralee Festival in Kerry. The Mountmellick native hopes to...

Moment in Time: Stradbally gets its first ATM in 2003

You can't beat a bit of a shindig, a bit of razzamatazz. In 2003 Simpson's Gala shop in Stradbally was celebrating five years in business....

Paddy McDonald and the story behind 12 Acres Brewery

This week, we meet with Paddy McDonald from Killeshin. Paddy owns and runs 12 acre brewery which is based on his home farm. Paddy took...

The Sunday Interview: The retired Portlaoise garda who is now an author of thriller

Behind closed doors in scenic Fisherstown, a scribe toils on action-packed plots that probe the nefarious world inhabited by Detective Superintendent Kate Bowen.  She’s...

Winner announced of LaoisToday hotel break

To celebrate the occasion of reaching 10,000 likes on Facebook we teamed up with Hyland's Burren Hotel in Ballyvaughan in Clare last week. The...
St Abban's athlete Sarah Buggy has been called into the Irish Squad for the European Cup

My Club and I: Sarah Buggy (St Abbans AC)

Sarah Buggy is the subject of this week's 'My Club and I' interview. The St Abbans athlete won the senior women’s triple jump at the Irish...

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