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Bergin’s goal crucial for Camross while Abbeyleix reach third straight MHC final following dramatic...

Camross 1-18 The Harps 1-14 Minor 'A' Hurling Championship Semi Final Camross qualified for the Minor 'A' hurling final after edging a tight encounter with The...
Laois GAA

Emo strike at the death to claim narrow win over The Heath

Emo 2-10 The Heath 0-15 Laois Senior Football Championship Emo struck late to snatch victory from The Heath in this pulsating Laois SFC Round 2 clash...
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Wins for Ballyroan-Abbey and Portarlington as walkovers hit Junior ‘A’ football championship again

  Ballyroan-Abbey have booked their place in the Laois JFC ‘A’ quarter-finals while Portarlington are back in the mix after wins over Barrowhouse and Castletown...

Killeshin edge past 14 man Arles-Killeen after controversial SFC clash

Arles-Killeen 0-15 Killeshin 1-17 Laois Senior Football Championship Killeshin got the better of Arles-Killeen after extra time to keep their Laois SFC hopes alive in 2021...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from tonight’s Round 2 SFC and IFC games

It is an extremely busy Saturday on the Laois GAA front with no fewer than 14 significant games down for decision. We have two SFC...

Arles-Kilcruise get back in the IFC hunt as they enjoy 28-point win over Portlaoise

Arles-Kilcruise 3-26 Portlaoise 0-7 Laois Intermediate Football Championship Arles-Kilcruise progressed to the Quarter-final of the Intermediate championship tonight following a 28 point win over Portlaoise. However, for...

Easy for Mountmellick as they thump O’Dempsey’s to reach IFC semi final

Mountmellick 6-23 O’Dempsey’s 2-8 Laois Intermediate Football Championship Mountmellick have joined Park-Ratheniska in the IFC semi finals following a routine 27 point win over O'Dempsey's in...
St Joseph's U-15 Champions

Farrell on fire as St Joseph’s defeat Stradbally Parish Gaels to claim back-to-back U-15...

St Joseph's 4-14 Stradbally Parish Gaels 0-8 Laois U-15 ‘A’ Football Championship Final A scintillating second half display saw St Joseph's sweep to their second successive...

Andrew McDonald: Parent/child sleep wars

The battle to get your kids to sleep is well-known to most parents. It’s a natural part of growing up when children test boundaries and...

The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - New chapter for popular Polish lady as she takes ownership of Mountmellick shop When Ela Oczachowska arrived in Ireland as a 19-year-old, she...
Heywood CS Leaving Cert Results

In Pictures: Heywood Community School celebrate stunning 2021 Leaving Cert results

Heywood Community School recently celebrated their students who received brilliant results in the 2021 Leaving Cert. Spink's Mark Kehoe achieved the maximum 625 while Abbeyleix's...

Fr Paddy: Harvest thanksgiving .. A time for justice

Perhaps this harvest time is an opportunity for us all, to acknowledge the fruits that we all have in the depth of our being. Fruits...

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Previewing Saturday’s Laois GAA action with 14 games down for decision

It is an extremely busy Saturday on the Laois GAA front with no fewer than 14 significant games down for decision. We have two SFC...
U-20 Championship

Laois GAA unveil plans to play first U-20 football and hurling championship since 2019

Laois GAA has confirmed that they intend to run U-20 football and hurling championships this year. The last U-20 championships were played back in 2019...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 18, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Lawrence (Larry) Kennedy 15 The Downs, Portlaoise, Laois / Stradbally, Laois / Dublin Lawrence (Larry) Kennedy, 15...

Extra man the difference as Portlaoise strike late to see off 14-man Ballyfin

Ballyfin 2-8 Portlaoise 2-10 Laois Senior Football Championship Portlaoise are through to Round 3 of the SFC after they survived an almighty scare against neighbours Ballyfin. They...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from Friday’s SFC Round 2 clash between Portlaoise

It is do or die for these two tonight as whoever loses will be out of the 2021 championship and join Ballylinan in the...

RTE’s Nationwide and what’s new at SOLAS Farmers Market this Saturday

The staff and owners of SOLAS Eco Garden Shop in Portarlington are on tender hooks of excitement waiting for the big day on TV,...
Pictured at the Embrace Farm Accident Survivors Conference in Portlaoise-on November 25 were Francie O’Gorman, Ballinakill, Chairman Laois IFA, James Healy, National President of Macra Na Feirme, Emma Birchall, Queen of the Land with Brian and Norma Rohan, Mountrath, Co. Laois, founders of Embrace Farm

Laois social enterprises urged to apply for share of €500,000 fund

A new €500,000 initiative designed to raise awareness of the positive role played by Social Enterprises has been launched. This scheme will provide grants to...

In Pictures: Bike Week in Laois proving to be a huge success

Bike Week is an annual celebration and promotion of all that’s great about bikes and cycling. This year, Bike Week kicked off on Sunday September...

Laois GAA launch competition to design new county jersey for 2022

Laois GAA has announced details of a competition to design a new county jersey. In association with O'Neill's, they are running a competition in partnership...
Our Lady Queen of the Universe Church in Erril

Laois community to celebrate 50 years of their church by hosting a camino

In November, the 50th anniversary of the opening of Our Lady Queen of the Universe Church in Errill will take place. To mark this Jubilee...