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Saturday, February 27, 2021

The Week that Was: Our most read stories of the past...

1 - Laois Gardai make four arrests following chase after ‘suspicious activity’ Gardai in Laois made four arrests last Friday after pursuing a stolen car. Gardai...

Remember the Game: Coláiste Íosagáin undone by a Richie Hogan-inspired St Kieran’s in 2003

St Kieran's Kilkenny 2-11 Coláiste Íosagáin 3-3 2003 South Leinster Colleges JFC 'B' Final Kilkenny as a county mightn't put much emphasis on football - but...

Talking Sport Podcast: Football Team of the Year, Transfer Dealings and Fittest Family contenders

On this week's LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast, Steven and Alan pick the 2020 Laois senior club football team of the year and outline their...
Rathdowney-Errill

Moment in Time: Rathdowney-Errill celebrate in style at Dinner Dance in 2009

In 2008 Rathdowney-Errill won the Laois SHC title for the second time in three years. Given that the club had only been formed in 2005...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: Remembering Clough-Ballacolla’s breakthrough success in 2009

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday in June 2020.  This week's Down Memory Lane podcast looks back at the breakthrough Laois senior hurling success...

The Week that Was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Laois footballer set to open new restaurant in popular golf club Laois and Portlaoise footballer Kieran Lillis is set to open a brand...
Amy Reddin

Laois teenager on leaving school, starting college, relationships and how Covid-19 is both robbing...

A Laois teenager has written about how Covid-19 has impacted upon her life over the last year.  19-year-old Amy Reddin, from Portlaoise, was heading towards...

LaoisToday Podcast: Claire Byrne on Laois roots, her career rise and the broadcasting challenges...

On this week's LaoisToday podcast, presenter Brian Moss is joined on the line by RTE TV and radio presenter Claire Byrne. In a wide-ranging discussion,...

The Midweek Podcast: Laois student off to European Debating Championships, Macra na Feirme short...

Former Scoil Chriost Ri student Anna Lee Dowling is heading to the European Debating Championships. The current NUIG student is one of only two first...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise deny Kilkenny at the death in thrilling Towns Cup clash

Portlaoise 25 Kilkenny 20 2004 Towns Cup Round 1 In 2003 Portlaoise Rugby Club claimed the Towns Cup for the first time since 1982 but they...

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2020 Remembered: Gardai to take action as elderly being harassed by aggressive beggars in...

In November, the Gardai announced that they would tackle the harassment that the elderly are faced with in Portlaoise. The Chief Superintendent of the Laois-Offaly...

Laois Abroad: San Francisco is 6000 miles away but Portarlington will always be home

Mary Rogers (nee Maher) from Portarlington is the latest to feature in our Laois Abroad piece.  She has been living in San Francisco for a...

2018 Remembered: Kilcruise footballer goes above and beyond to earn his team a draw

David Conway made Arles-Kilcruise proud in August with the brave measures he took to ensure a draw for his club. When playing against Ballyroan-Abbey in...
We can reveal the new Laois senior football manager

2019 Remembered: New Laois senior football manager revealed

Back in 2017, we broke the news that John Sugrue was going to become the Laois football manager. We repeated the trick again in September...

Horse rescue, Mary Lou McDonald and an exclusive look at the 2018 Electric Picnic...

With the lead-up to the Electric Picnic, plenty of sport and a visit from Mary Lou, it's been a hectic week for Laois Today. Check...

WATCH: Spine-tingling footage of 1996 All-Ireland Minor homecoming resurfaces

This is absolutely class. 20,000 people turned out in Portlaoise, a famine was ended, while Ciaran Mullooly and Jack Nolan looked extremely fresh faced! On September...

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...

Councillor Pauline Madigan on making national headlines and a rocky start into Laois politics

On Thursday last, Laois's newest councillor, Pauline Madigan, sat down to speak on LaoisToday's newest Unlaois'd podcast. The Limerick native and IT Carlow lecturer spoke...

Laois woman ‘dares to say yes’ on her travels to Panama for World Youth...

One Laois woman embarked on what she describes as being, ' an experience of a lifetime' when she travelled to Panama for World Youth...

Remember The Game: How Trumera almost won a Leinster title in 2004

Trumera 0-8 Galmoy 0-14 'Leinster Junior Hurling Championship Final' A Trumera comeback came too late as they crashed out of the All-Ireland series losing out to...

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