Sunday, February 16, 2020

Late Fitzpatrick goal key as Laois Ladies claim first league win

Laois 3-6 Longford 2-6 Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 3 Round 3 The Laois Ladies football team have recorded their first win of the league...

Goals either side of half time cost Laois as Cavan end unbeaten run

Laois 1-6 Cavan 3-10 Allianz Football League Division 2 Two goals either side of half time saw Laois's unbeaten start to Division 2 ended by Cavan...

Laois hurlers go down to Clare in awful conditions in Ennis

Clare 0-17 Laois 0-9 Allianz Hurling League Division 1B The Laois hurlers are still without a win after their brave performance in awful conditions fell just...

LIVE BLOG: Laois footballers take on Cavan in Allianz Football League Division 2

Storm Dennis is still raging out there but we are live as the Laois footballers take on Cavan in Round 3 of Division 2...

Love Island, Apache Pizza and Sinn Féin – It’s all in our Tweets of...

Laois people never let us down on Twitter! And this week is no different. Check out our selection below: We feel your pain Gráinne I want to be...

Property Watch: Five houses in Laois for sale for around €250,000

This week for Property Watch we look at homes in Laois for sale for approximately €250,000. If that sounds like your budget, then we recommend you...

Box by Box: How the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick area voted in the 2020 General Election

Brian Stanley's dominance across the Laois-Offaly constituency, and in particularly in Laois, was again evident in the Borris-in-Ossory/Municipal District when he took in over...

Your guide to the game as Laois hurlers take on Clare

The Laois senior hurlers continue their Allianz League Division 1 campaign this afternoon when they make the trip to Ennis to take on Clare. Laois...

How the power of prayer was the secret weapon to get Laois-Offaly TD back...

It might be pushing it a bit far to call it a miracle, but the re-election of one local TD last weekend was against...

What you need to know as the Laois footballers take on Cavan in Division...

After a seven-day delay, the Laois senior footballers are set to face Cavan this afternoon in Round 3 of the National Football League. Results last...

No regrets as Fianna Fail’s Peter Ormond reflects on election campaign

For Fianna Fail's Peter Ormond, last week's General Election was a new experience. Not only was it his first time going for the Dail, but...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, February 16, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Joe Bolger Sliebh Bloom Heights, Rathdowney, Laois Bolger, Sleibh Bloom Heights, Rathdowney and formerly...

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In Pictures: Portarlington celebrates the election of its first TD since 1927

A large crowd of supporters of the newly elected TD for Kildare South, Portarlington resident, Dr Cathal Berry gathered in Portarlington Golf Club on...
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Players and management badly treated by GAA’s negligence of U-20 grade

All last week there were rumblings surrounding the Laois U-20 football team ahead of their Leinster championship quarter-final against Westmeath which was due to...

BREAKING: Laois U-20 Leinster clash against Westmeath called off due to Storm Dennis

The Laois U-20s Leinster quarter final clash against Westmeath has been called off. With the ground in MW Hire O’Moore Park filling up, the referee...

Moment In Time: Lords and ladies turn out in style for 18th Century Durrow...

Twelve years ago the people of Durrow transported themselves back to the 18th century. The event was one of a few held to celebrate the...

Talking Politics: Observations on Laois-Offaly, Kildare South & a replayed election?

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel A week on from the country going to the polls in the 2020 General Election, there's...

Box by Box: How the Graiguecullen-Portarlington area voted in the 2020 General Election

The Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District in Laois voted overwhelmingly in favour of the three outgoing TDs from the county in last weekend's General Election as...

New to the Area: From a copywriter in Wiltshire to a glampsite owner in...

Kyra Fingleton is the owner of ‘Glamping Under the Stars’ - a boutique glampsite located near Ballyroan. The glampsite has quickly established itself as one...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, February 15, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John Scully Derragooney, Knock, Roscrea, Tipperary/Camross, Laois And formerly of Ballinrally, Camross, Co. Laois. Pre-deceased...

Weekend Read: 25 years on from the famous Laois-Westmeath minor trilogy

Laois and Westmeath have played out many big battles over the years but the one that really brought the rivalry on to a new...

Laois hurling team named for league clash against Clare

The Laois senior hurling team to play Clare in Sunday’s Allianz League Division 1 game in Ennis shows three changes from the side beaten...