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Jack Nolan

Jack Nolan is well-known GAA pundit having reported and commentated on games since 1972. This year he is celebrating 35 years in business in Portlaoise starting out with a small shoe repair shop and progressing to become the first locksmith in the county. He was recently elected Chairman of the Irish Locksmiths Organisation.
Laois took on Longford in O'Moore Park tonight

Jack Nolan: Laois football has now reached an all-time low

Let’s call a spade a spade Laois football has hit an all-time low. It saddens me to say this but on the evidence of the...
The Laois hurlers are experiencing a really tough time at the moment

Jack Nolan: Hard not to feel sorry for hurlers after latest drubbing

While I was critical of some Laois hurlers after the first-round league defeat by Kerry and praised them after the second-round defeat of Offaly...
Brendan Quigley's return from injury will be a big boost to the Laois footballers

Jack Nolan: Trying times for Laois players, management and supporters

Another whopping defeat for an unfortunate Laois hurling side and a late loss for a 14-man football team yesterday made for a sad weekend...
We're live blogging the Leinster U-21 football championship clash between Laois and Louth tonight

Jack Nolan: Survival the name of the game for Laois after latest loss

An inability to retain possession and create and take scoring chances cost Laois dearly on Saturday night. Liam Kearns returned to O’Moore Park with his...

Jack Nolan: Hurlers show what their true form in big win over Offaly

A week is a long time in the GAA as the Laois hurlers bounced back and turned in a terrific team display to inflict...

Jack Nolan: Hurlers must now bounce back – just as the footballers did

A week ago, I left O’Moore Park shocked at the inept display of the Laois footballers after their comprehensive defeat to Louth and yesterday...

First thing Monday: Jack Nolan’s take on the weekend GAA action

National Football League opener The business end of the year starts under lights on Saturday as Laois taste National Football League division 3 action for...