Laois County Council in association with the Laois Local enterprise Office is delighted to announce the Laois Business Awards 2017. The event which is being sponsored by AIB, will be held … Read the rest

Puppet Show at Portarlington Library

To celebrate the 1st Anniversary of their opening,  Portarlington Library will be hosting a  puppet show suitable for all the family.  This event will take place on Friday 24th February at 3pm. This is a free event so why not … Read the rest

We’d love your feedback!

We appreciate any feedback you would like to give us about in general. Please feel free to tell us any issues you may be having with the site, improvements you’d like to see and any feedback you may have … Read the rest

Colouring for Calmness

Portarlington Library are taking names for their new Colouring for Calmness group. Adult colouring is a wonderful way of adding peace and calm to your week. The group will meet every Tuesday morning at 10am. To sign up call 0587 … Read the rest

Community Grant Scheme 2017


The Community Grants Scheme provides grant aid to Residents Associations, Community Groups and other groups/committees who are engaged in community amenity works in their own area. Each year applications are invited for amenity projects such as landscaping, purchase of … Read the rest

Forgotten Archaeological Monuments Wanted

Heritage Council launches 2017 Adopt a Monument Scheme


Thursday 2 February: The Heritage Council has today issued a call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community, that are desperately in need of care and … Read the rest