Glow Red for World Aids Day – 30th November to 1st December 2021

Laois County Council is supporting the annual illumination event to combat stigma associated with HIV and AIDS called “Glow Red for World AIDS Day” – #GlowRed4WAD by illuminating Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise on the evening of the 30th November through to 1st December to mark the occasion.   The event is spearheaded by HIV Ireland, Ireland’s only […]


Laois Community & Voluntary Awards 2021

Calling all Community and Voluntary Groups. The application closing date for the 2021 Laois Community and Voluntary Awards is fast approaching, so get nominating before the deadline of Friday 19th November at 4.00pm . The winner of each category will receive a Galway Crystal trophy and prize money of €500 […]


Exciting new Exhibition coming to Laois Arthouse Stradbally

The Laois Arthouse, Stradbally, Co. Laois and Laois County Council cordially invite you to the opening reception of In Trust. In Gratitude. In Hope. An exhibition of over 60 artists, celebrating 10 Years at the Laois Arthouse.  Public Preview: Saturday 4th December 2021 (14:45-17:00)  The exhibition will be formally opened […]


Green Flag Award 2021

Green Flag Award 2021   The 2021 Green Flag Awards were announced today, Wednesday 17th of November 2021, by An Taisce Environmental Education, acknowledging Ireland’s best public parks and gardens.  Among them were two Laois Public Parks   ∙    Laois County Council        Páirc an Phobail Portlaoise ∙    Laois County […]


Communities Caring for Water Conference 2021

Communities Caring for Water Conference 2021 is a joint initiative between The Rivers Trust and the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO). It’s an opportunity for communities engaged with their local water environment to share their stories and learn from others.  There is some wonderful work going on in communities. The […]


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