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Portlaoise Triathlete heading to Copenhagen to compete in Ironman competition this weekend

Portlaoise triathlete David Shelley is competing in Ironman Copenhagen this Sunday, August 20. Ironman consists of a 3.8km swim, 180km bike course and a marathon...
Winners galore - huge numbers competed at the Laois Community Games finals on Sunday

Young Laois contestants all set for National Community Games this weekend

Ninety-eight young participants will represent Laois in the Aldi Community Games National festival at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown, Dublin on Saturday 19...
Members of the Laois Ladies team

Laois teams reach Athletics Ireland National League Finals

Two Laois teams have qualified Athletics Ireland National League Finals. The Laois Ladies, who are a combination of a number of clubs in the county,...

Laois athletes in the medals at All Ireland Track & Field finals

A number of Laois athletes were among the medals at the All Ireland senior Track & Field finals in Santry on Sunday. Paul Byrne from...

World’s best former athletes come to Laois for the ‘Power of Dreams’

The 'Power of Dreams' seminar in Heritage Hotel, Killenard played host to motivational speeches from some of athletics finest former athletes. The event focused on...
Eoin Keenan from Emo Rath was one of the Laois medals winners

Medals galore for Laois athletes at National Finals

Four Laois Athletes took home medals at Day 3 of the Athletics Ireland National Track and Field Finals, in Tullamore on Sunday. On a day...
St Abbans hurdler Paul Byrne smashed his own personal best at the weekend

St Abban’s athlete qualifies for World University Games

A 400 metre hurdler from St Abban's has qualified for the World University Games after smashing his Personal Best at the weekend. Killeshin native Paul...

Portlaoise athlete signs off on juvenile career in style

Amy Walsh from Portlaoise AC showed great determination in her last ever juvenile Track & Field event, by winning bronze in the 3,000m Steplechase...
Jamie Pender will be sprinting in Italy in a few weeks time

St Abban’s athlete selected for European U-20 Championships

A young St Abban's athlete is heading off to Italy later this month to compete at the European U-20 Championships. Jamie Pender's selection on the...

Great start for Laois ladies at National Track & Field League

The first rounds of the National Track & Field League took place on Sunday, in venues in Athlone and Tallaght. The National League is a...
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