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Tom Shiel was excellent for Stradbally tonight

Shiel signs off in style as Stradbally beat Portlaoise

Stradbally 0-19 Portlaoise 2-10 Laois Shopping Centre Division 1A Tom Shiel kicked six points as Stradbally moved up to fourth place in Division 1A following a...

LIVE BLOG: Laois hurlers take on Wexford in Leinster quarter-final

We're in O'Moore Park today for the Leinster SHC quarter-final between Laois and Wexford. It's the first championship meeting between the counties since 2005 when...

Death occurs of Hugh McDonnell, former Cistercian Roscrea principal

The death has occurred of Hugh McDonnell, the former principal of Cistercian College Roscrea. Hugh McDonnell was a long-serving Irish teacher in the school after...

Laois native announced as Green Week ambassador

Ballacolla native Seamus Hoyne has been named as an EU Green Week 2017 Ambassador - one of only three in the entire continent. Mr Hoyne, who...

Ronnie Culliton: Why you need to think carefully about having the bank as your...

Back in the mid noughties, the Banks ranked so far ahead of the Independent Financial Advisor as the “person you would trust most” that...
Laois captain Ross King says their is a high level of morale in the Laois squad at the moment

Your guide to today’s Leinster SHC clash between Laois and Wexford

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens It's championship Sunday. Wexford are coming to town to play Laois in a Leinster quarter-final. There's a...

Bob Flavin: The Picanto – the most fun Kia car in years

As it goes with much of the Kia brand cars the transformation from small shopping cart to sporty, desirable five door hatch back has...

Laois man in Connacht championship action today … in London

While the Laois senior footballers aren't in action again until next Sunday, a Laois man will be in the thick of thick of the...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 28, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Patrick (Paddy) Coffey Barnhill, Durrow, Laois Peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny, following a...

Laois girls bidding for Leinster camogie glory

The Laois camogie team contest the Leinster intermediate final today when they take on Westmeath at 2pm in St Brendan's Park in Birr. It's hugely...

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Portarlington are back on top after a seven goal thriller

O’Dempsey’s win again to stay in hunt for league final place

O'Dempsey's 3-14 Ballyroan-Abbey 0-11 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A Two first-half goals from Eoin Finlay and one from Johnny Kelly paved the way for O'Dempsey's...

Pat Critchley: Sometimes the Laois hurlers cause an upset – and that’s a really...

Laois senior hurlers play Wexford this weekend in the Leinster Championship. One of our few championship wins over the Slaneysiders was in the Leinster semi-final...

Laois students scoop top awards in national art competition

Four Laois students have been presented with top awards in this year’s 63rd Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Pictured above is Lucy Deegan (17), from Luggacurren, who won...
There was a number of games in Laois on Sunday evening

Ladies pay the price for slow start as Westmeath claim opening round win

Westmeath 1-13 Laois 2-7  TG4 Leinster Ladies SFC Laois paid the price for a poor start as Westmeath claimed the points in the opening round of...

Ballyroan set for Family Fun Day

A family fun day takes place in Ballyroan tomorrow, Sunday, May 28. The event, which gets underway at 11am, is organised by the Ballyroan Parents Association...

Bear in the Square: Back Wexford to get goals and Galway to put up...

Leinster SHC - Laois v Wexford on Sunday at 2pm The circus that is Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford bandwagon rolls into Portlaoise on Sunday albeit without their...

Death of well-known local businessman, Joe Malone

The death has occurred of well-known Laois businessman, Joe Malone. For many years he ran the pub in Killeigh before selling the business to Matt...

Fr Paddy: President and Pope…… An olive branch

Last week, Donald Trump met Pope Francis, at the Vatican, on the third leg of his first overseas trip as US president, one year...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 27, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Patrick (Paddy) Coffey Barnhill, Durrow, Laois Peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital Kilkenny, following a...

Panama hat donning President Higgins wowed by Abbeyleix Bog

Tricolours were waved as enthusiastic cheering crowds greeted the visit of President Michael D Higgins to Abbeyleix on Thursday. As the sun beamed down on...