Laois News

Hospital’s catering department wins coveted Q Mark award

NOT for the first time has the catering department at Portlaoise hospital been recognised for excellence. And again this year, it won two gongs at the Q Mark Awards and was also named overall national winner for Hygiene and Food...

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Community groups will share €284k in government funding

MORE than 90 community groups in Laois will share €284,032 that has been allocated under the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP),...

Friday, 19/10/18 - 11:33am Read More

Work on €5m bike trail in the Slieve Blooms reaches halfway stage

THE construction of a 35km mountain bike trail centre in the Slieve Blooms has reached the halfway mark, Coillte announced...

Friday, 19/10/18 - 11:37am Read More

County council backs Gemma O’Doherty in presidential race

LAOIS County Council made history yesterday morning (Monday 24 September), when its councillors became the first in its 120-year history...

Thursday, 27/09/18 - 3:14pm Read More

Abbeyleix retains Tidy Town gold medal status

ABBEYLEIX retained its Tidy Towns gold medal for the fourth year in a row when the eagerly awaited national results...

Thursday, 27/09/18 - 3:15pm Read More

Laois Sport

Meaney strikes late to ensure Arles Kilcruise win opener

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Rd 1 Arles Kilcruise 2-15 Stradbally 2-14 By Denis J. Croke WITH the clock approaching the 65th minute the opening game of this year’s senior football championship looked set for a replay. Then Fran...

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First step in retaining title comfortably achieved by Portlaoise

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Rd 1 Portlaoise 3-22 Ballyfin Gaels 2-8 By Denis J. Croke AND so it...

Friday, 03/08/18 - 12:28pm Read More

Inspirational Walsh leads Ballylinan to opening round victory

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Rd 1 Ballylinan 1-12 Crettyard Gaels 1-10 By Denis J. Croke BALLYLINAN have a...

Friday, 03/08/18 - 12:27pm Read More