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Moment in Time: Durrow Green transformed into children’s wonderland in 2009

It's been nine years since Durrow's green was transformed into a children's wonderland by the Make Believers charity. They held a family fun day in...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

Previewing Sunday’s SHC semi finals

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering We're back in O'Moore Park this afternoon for the final two games of an extremely busy...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, September 23, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Margaret (Peg) Cleary Garryduff, Errill, Laois Cleary, Garryduff, Errill, Co. Laois. 21st September 2018....

In Pictures: Huge crowds gather to honour Portlaoise World Champion TJ Doheny

Last month, Portlaoise boxer TJ Doheny became a World Champion following a fight in Japan. It was a simply staggering achievement as he became just...

Defeat for Portlaoise Panthers in first of two quick games

Portlaoise Panthers 80 FR Mathews 91 Mens Divison 1 National League Basketball Portlaoise Panthers suffered their first loss of the season in their third National League...

The Harps have too much for 14-man Rosenallis

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering The Harps 1-20 Rosenallis 1-11 Laois Shopping Centre SHC 'A' Semi Final The Harps are through to the...

In Pictures: Mountmellick celebrate winning the junior hurling championship in style

Mountmellick hurlers have continued on their rising tide, after claiming back-to-back championships in the junior B in 2017 and this year in the junior...

Slieve Bloom are crowned IHC champions as the Conroy brothers do it again

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering Slieve Bloom 3-11 Camross 1-12 Laois Shopping Centre IHC Final This is definitely in contender for game of...

Portlaoise see off Clonaslee to reach SHC ‘A’ final

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering Clonaslee St Manman's 1-10 Portlaoise 1-17 Laois Shopping Centre SHC 'A' Semi Final Portlaoise have qualified for the...

Hartnett to the fore as Mountmellick claim back-to-back hurling titles

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering Mountmellick 1-15 Castletown 0-10 Laois Shopping Centre JHC Final Mountmellick hurlers have continued on their rising tide, after...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the IHC and JHC finals

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering A big double header in O'Moore Park this afternoon with silverware on the line. The JHC and...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the SHC ‘A’ semi finals in Mountrath

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering There are two big games in O'Moore Park but there are equally important ones in Mountrath...

Blue messages on Snapchat, Winter nights out and the ploughing – it’s our tweets...

Every week we select a handful of the best tweets in and about Laois. This week we saw people preparing for winter nights out, ACTUALLY...

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Three goal Byrne fires Camross to U-13 hurling glory

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering Camross 4-10 Clough-Ballacolla 2-3 Midlands Park Hotel U-13 Hurling Championship Final A Camross v Clough-Ballacolla fixture is always...

Good Week, Bad Week: Sister Act, London Fashion Week and Storm Ali

As part of a running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week, we...

McEvoy cousins strike late to bring the U13 ‘B’ title to Portarlington

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering St Paul's Portarlington 3-2 Ballinakill 1-5 Under 13 Hurling B Championship Final What a thriller this was. Last...

Remember the Game: Stradbally deny Rathdowney to claim junior football honours in 2000

Eighteen years ago. Where does the time go at all? Our Remember the Game this week looks back on a novel football pairing - the...

My Club & I: Meet the Slieve Bloom girl loving life in a man’s...

This Saturday, Slieve Bloom will look to complete a football and hurling championship double. They face Camross in the IHC final at 7pm in O'Moore...

Previewing a bumper day of Saturday hurling in Laois

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering What a day of hurling this promises to be. We have semi finals in the Senior A...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 22, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Cynthia (June) Dickinson Mountmellick, Laois Dickinson, Cynthia (June) – September 20, 2018, peacefully at...

Fr Paddy: The misery of need

Intolerance and harsh judgments always create a sense of division, separation and exclusiveness. Those who cannot conform to the confines of acceptability often find...

In Pictures: Wild celebrations as O’Moore’s claim second ever camogie championship

Brought to you in association with Fingleton White Engineering Last night saw the conclusion of the Laois camogie championship - and what a final it...

LISTEN: Hurling semis, Mountmellick on for a double and camogie in HQ

Brought to you in association with Breslin’s SuperValu, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney The latest installment of our podcast series sees attentions turn to the small ball. On...