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Clonaslee force league playoff following big win over Barrowhouse

The ongoing troublesome issue of walkovers in the Laois hurling and football leagues raised its head this evening again - after Clonaslee's big win...

Missing person last seen at Portlaoise Hospital

Gardaí are seeking to renew their appeal for information in relation to the whereabouts of a missing person. When he was last seeen Rafal Filipowicz was...

Double All-Ireland Feile Rounders glory for Emo

Emo U-14 Boys and Girls travelled to The Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence near Ballyhaunis in Mayo to compete in the All-Ireland Féile na...

Armed gardaí called to deal with terrifying incident in Portlaoise estate

Armed gardaí were on duty at an estate in Portlaoise over the weekend where violence erupted, resulting in one woman being hospitalised with head...

The selection choices facing Laois manager Sugrue ahead of Leinster final

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise We’re less than four days away from the Leinster final and excitement is...

Sadness in Portlaoise and beyond at passing of well-known business man

One of Portlaoise's best-known businessmen Pat Miller has died. Pat, who only turned 70 in recent days, was the owner of Miller's Hardware on Coliseum...

Laois man teams up with Ed Sheeran and Dermot O’Leary to raise huge funds

Laois man Gary Dunne teamed up with his old pal Ed Sheeran and X Factor presenter Dermot O'Leary to raise a huge sum of...

Leinster Final sizzler on the cards as temperatures set to soar

It may be damp, dreary and drizzly out there this morning but that is all set to change. Summer 2018 has been filled with sunshine...

National Day for Children will be celebrated in Portlaoise

A range of events will be held to celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg, a national day for children, on Saturday, June 23. Such events include art...

Gardaí urge people to report suspicious activities, not just mention them on social media

A local Sergeant has taken to the airwaves to urge peope to report crimes, not just share the story on Facebook. Laois/Offaly crime prevention officer...

O’Loughlin says the ‘whole of Laois’ will be behind his team on Sunday

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise At the very first championship preview night ahead of the Wexford game, John...

Croke Park Diary: One that got away in 1999, club-mates on opposite sides and...

Brought to you in association with Jermiah Grant, Bar and Eatery Portlaoise There's so much to talk about. So much to discuss. Laois are in...

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Martin Kinsella Ballylehane Lower, Ballylinan, Laois Martin died suddenly at his residence. He is...

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Adam Campion was influential for St Joseph's tonight but he is soon off to the USA

St Joseph’s virtually qualify for Division 1A final and all Tuesday night’s GAA results

St Joseph's have all but sealed their place in the Division 1A final for the third year running following a comprehensive win over The...

Leinster Final Memory: Laois undone by Meath in 1991

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise After Laois won the Leinster football final in 1946, they endured a barren...

Moment in time: Woodenbridge Paddlers charity splash in 2008

The Woodenbridge Paddlers have been serial charity fundraisers, and this week our photographs by Alf Harvey look back to 2008. 10 years ago they were...

In Pictures: Clough-Ballacolla win All-Ireland Féile na nGael Handball title

A team of five boys from Clough-Ballacolla handball club were crowned Division One winners of the One Wall John West Féile na nGael Handball...

Portarlington woman battling Motor Neurone Disease labelled ‘Superwoman’ by husband

A Portarlington woman with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) has been described as Superwoman by her husband. Stephanie Moody (nee Whittle) grew up on a...

In Pictures: First social housing scheme in decade opens in Portlaoise

The first social housing project to take place in Laois in over a decade officially opened yesterday. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy was down in...

Manager Sugrue says injured captain Attride will still have big part to play in...

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise Last Monday, the worst fears of all Laois fans were realised when it...

In Pictures: All-Ireland titles galore for Laois athletes at Special Olympics Ireland Games

Five Laois athletes are in line to represent Ireland at the Special Olympics in 2019 following phenomenal performances at the national Games over the...

End of an era in two Laois schools as well-known principals retire

Two Laois schools are on the look out for new principals this week after a husband and wife duo decided to retire simultaneously. Liam O'Neill,...

After eight years in exile, Glynn is gearing up for Leinster final

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise The last time Brian Glynn pulled on a Laois jersey, it was for...