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Wired with Whelan: Bord na Móna can sod off if they...

Ho ro the rattlin’ bog The bog down in the valley-o And in that bog There was a… We are Bogmen! That includes you too girls, just...

Mark Doheny: 17 lessons learned from playing hurling in Laois

From Castletown and surrounded by Laois hurling has many benefits. The life lessons learned from hurling in Laois are as good an education as...
Nigel Pearson is all about the perfect squat in this weeks' column

Nigel Pearson: Let’s talk about squats

I've come to believe that there is a squat variation to suit most people. You may have been injured; have poor movement; or just find it...

Dan Keane: Let’s talk about radon, pyrite, ventilation and condensation

We are quite lucky in Laois that a number of recent problems that have cropped up in buildings haven’t affected any houses in the...

Fr Paddy: Why Easter 2017 Matters

Will the sun dance this Easter morning 2017? The joy of Easter morning brings much needed hope to a world beset by many challenges:...

Wired with Whelan: Laois could be the next Iceland

Laois could be the next Iceland Lovely Laois, I hear you calling In my dreams I hear you say Come back home to dear old Ireland Lovely Laois,...

Fit with Brid: How to get those toned arms for that summer wedding

In my last column I gave fitness tips for summer brides-to-be and today I’m following on with a video which shows five exercises that...

Rosenallis Lip Sync deemed a massive success

The organisers of a major fundraiser event for Rosenallis GAA club have said it was a “massive success”. Up to 400 people attended the Rosenallis...

Jack Nolan: Minor hurlers deliver in style

What a refreshing performance and victory by Laois minor hurlers on Saturday as they comprehensively defeated the old enemy Offaly in the opening round...
Fr Paddy's latest piece is a monologue on Holy Week

Fr Paddy: A Holy Week Monologue

I don't belong here. I really don't. Paradise is the last place I expected to end up after all I've done. Let me tell...
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Wired with Whelan: Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye in the Town I have loved...

In my memory I will always see The town that I have loved so well (Phil Coulter) I went to a play in the Dunamaise Arts Centre...
The Two Broke Divas have had enough of Snapchat but they are still madly in love with Instagram

Two Broke Divas: Introducing our top ladies to follow on social media

I don't think we are the only ones when we say that we are getting a tad sick of Snapchat. Same conversation, different day! I've...

Noel Garvan: Will we ever see another Gooch?

Back in 2002 I played in a Division 2 league final against Kerry. Playing that day was a skinny, gangly, redhead who didn’t look a...

Stephen Dowling: The real cost of scanning your cows and the problem with snow

In his latest column, Stephen Dowling from Dunmasc Genetics looks at the issue of pre-breeding scanning, welcoming visitors from Africa and how the recent...

Jack Nolan: We are where we are because nobody seems to care

The unimaginable happened at the weekend as Laois footballers plummeted to the basement of Gaelic football in Ireland for the first time in 50...

Dan Keane: The steps you have to go through to get your planning permission

Over the last couple of weeks we have looked at the pre-planning process in relation to the pre-planning meetings, percolation and ensuring that your...

Fr Paddy: And they crucified him…

Our columnist Fr Paddy Byrne writes this week how Jesus being crucified is an invitation to new life. A medical doctor provides a physical description: The...
Our man John Whelan feels that the Eletric Picnic could be in decline

Wired with Whelan: The Picnic is the best thing since sliced bread … but...

A 747 for Jackson Browne, They had to build a special runway just to get him down. Before the Chieftains could start to play, Seven creamy pints...
Our man Nigel is on hand to help you on your fat loss journey

Nigel Pearson: Simple steps to starting a fat loss journey

One of the biggest mistakes that people make when it comes to fat loss is jumping in head first and changing too much, too...

Mark Doheny: 15 things you’ll remember if you went clubbing in Borris-in-Ossory

They just don't make nightclubs any more like they used to. We're not saying that's a good or bad thing - it depends on your...