SOLAS Portarlington – Car Boot Sale & New Look Cafe

Car Boot Sale Sunday 22 January 2022 This Sunday 22nd January will see SOLAS host a car boot sale. Last time this event was held over 2,000 customers visited on the day – so we are really looking forward to welcoming the crowds back. The event is running from 10am-4pm so a great chance to come […]

SOLAS – Fitness Swap, Great Food & new look Cafe

Fitness Equipment Swap Sunday 15 January This weekend’s sports equipment swap and fitness event at SOLAS has really taken off with over 15 different clubs, gyms and Personal trainers booked in on the day.  David Maher explains “SOLAS has organised a series of FREE fitness workshops on the day including yoga, Zumba, Jiujitsu & bubble […]

Unique chair by emerging Laois designer goes on display at National Museum of Ireland

A unique chair be emerging furniture designer Seán Ryan, from Portarlington, Co Laois, has been selected for display at the National Museum of Ireland (NMI) as part of the exhibition Our Irish Chair: Tradition Revisited. Seán is currently studying on the B.Sc. in Furniture Design and Manufacture programme at ATU Connemara, Letterfrack, Co Galway (formerly GMIT […]

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 […]

Celebrations in full swing for Festival Francais de Portarlington 2015

The town’s atmosphere is already soaring, with great local support at the fundraising events held in the lead up to the festivities. The festivities were kicked off with music night ‘FundAFest’ in The Barrow Lodge, the annual Golf Classic at Portarlington Golf Club and Rock’n’Roll bingo. June 19th, saw the official launch of the festival held in The Anvil Inn […]

Laois man instrumental in creation of 50 jobs for Portarlington through connections with US company – Magni Group

A Portarlington man has been instrumental in the decision of a US company, The Magni Group, to set up an automotive coatings manufacturing and R&D facility in Portarlington, Co Laois.   The move will see The Magni Group create 50 jobs in the town in a multi-million euro investment over the next five years.  The […]

Port’s Vision 2020 Free Workshops

New Business Workshop Monday 20th June @ 2:00-4:00pm Portarlington Community Centre Have a good business idea but not sure where to start? or Just started a business? Whether you have just started a new business and need support or you have a good idea and want to see if you build a business around it—this […]

Portlaoise Rugby Club News

This Weekend Results : League Portarlington 1st 10     Portlaoise 1st 8 Portarlington 2nd 8     Portlaoise 2nd 43 Portlaoise  3rd 63     Athy 3rd 8 Portlaoise U21               8      Tullow U21                      11 This Weeks Matches Sunday 21st November: Portlaoise Senior 3rd team are playing away to table toppers Enniscorthy in the league. This match is […]

Laois Tidy Towns

2010 Results CATEGORY A Ballacolla 291 Emo 274 Clough 248 Spink 234 Attanagh 229 Killasmeestia 227 Coolrain 226 Rosenallis 219 Pike of Rushall 216 CATEGORY B Castletown 299 Clonaslee 290 Durrow 285 Errill 281 Borris-in-Ossory 268 Killenard 229 Ballylinan 228 CATEGORY C Abbeyleix 292 Stradbally 272 Mountrath 233 CATEGORY D Mountmellick 244 CATEGORY E Portarlington […]