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 […]

Young Laois Artist To Represent Ireland At major Tokyo Exhibition

17-year old Lucy Deegan from Luggacurran, Co. Laois, will be representing Ireland when she attends a major exhibition in Tokyo at which her top prize-winning entry from this year’s 63rd Texaco Children’s Art Competition will be displayed.   Travelling at the invitation of Japan’s International Foundation for Arts and Culture, Lucy, accompanied by her Mother […]

Music Generation Laois Young Musicians Shine At International Conference

Young musicians from Music Generation Laois took centre stage on Friday evening, 23 June, when they performed for an audience of national and international delegates, including Guests of Honor His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, and An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the Gala Celebration of The Ireland Funds Worldwide Conference 2017 […]

Places Fill For Laois Summer Camps

Children’s nationwide performing arts network Starcamp is reminding parents that places are filling up for its two summer camps which take place in Gaelscoil Portlaoise from 8-12th August next and Mountmellick Community Sports Centre from 31stJuly – 4th August next.   Now in its 10th year and supported once again by banana importers Fyffes, the […]

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