GIY And Energia Want To ‘Get Ireland Growing’ With €75,000 Fund

GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €75,000 pool of funding available to enable food growing by community and voluntary organisations all across Ireland including Northern Ireland. The application period is open from today until the 19th of January, 2018. The ‘Get Ireland Growing’ initiative has to date supported almost 500 community […]

Are you one of Laois’s Silver Surfers?

Open eir is delighted to announce that nominations are open for people in Laois to enter the 2018 open eir Silver Surfer Awards. This is the second year the company will sponsor these awards, which are run in conjunction with Age Action.  The awards recognise the online achievements of older people using technology as well as […]

Global Parkinson’s Specialist Set For First Workshop In Ireland

Parkinson’s Regeneration specialist Karl Sterling is set to host his first workshop in Ireland this November 9th.   Karl Sterling travels globally as an educator to personal trainers, fitness professionals, and movement specialists. He is the founder and president of PhysioChains Education, which specialises in Parkinson’s Regeneration Training and this is the first event he has […]

Laois Dealer Welcomes New S-Class

Mercedes-Benz main dealer Michael Moore of Michael Moore Car Sales, Portarlington pictured at the launch of the new, S-Class, flagship model of the Mercedes-Benz range.   Described by him as ‘the new face of luxury motoring in Ireland’, the new S-Class is said to be the technological forerunner to other Mercedes-Benz models yet to come […]

Laois Sports Clubs Get Fitness Monitoring Call

Sports clubs, coaches and athletes in Laois and beyond are invited to take part in a competition supported by fruit importers Fyffes for which prizes of a one year opportunity to use performance monitoring software devised by Dundalk-based specialists, Metrifit, are offered.   Said to be the latest innovation in sports technology, the Metrifit system […]

Laois Artwork Features In Japanese Exhibition

The caption above the picture tells the story. Written in Japanese, it shows talented Laois artist Lucy Deegan pictured at an exhibition which took place in Tokyo recently where her prizewinning Texaco Children’s Art Competition portrait of her brother Tom (on right) was included amongst a selection of Texaco winning artworks featured in the 18th […]

Stradbally Exhibition Puts Focus On Creativity Of Young Laois Artists

The artistic talents of the young people of Co. Laois, and the contribution they have made towards the success of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, now in its 63rd year, are matters that will be celebrated in a week-long art exhibition entitled ‘Time and Space’ – A Celebration of Texaco Children’s Art Success in Laois’ which […]

Laois Dealer Launches New Amazone Catros Compact Disc Harrow

Abbeyleix farm machinery dealer E.C. Pratt – authorised representative for the Farmhand range of equipment – has announced the arrival into its showroom of the all-new Amazone Catros 3003 compact disc harrow.   Selling at a price EUR2,500 below the existing Catros 3001 – the new 3003 is designed for shallow and intensively mixing soil tillage and […]

Laois and Offaly See Worrying Fall In Uptake Of Life-Saving Cancer Vaccine

The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said. The Laois/Offaly region has seen a steep drop in uptake of the HPV vaccine, which protects against the strains of Human Papilloma Virus which cause seven in ten cases of […]

An Indian Summer For Laois – As Top Tour Operators Pay A Visit

Seven leading tour operators from India have been visiting Laois and Ireland this week, on a fact-finding tour organised by Tourism Ireland in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI.   The tour operators – based in the cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh – are here to experience at first-hand what Laois […]

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