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Hurling captain King ‘relieved’ to win after ‘bleak first two weeks’

An extremely difficult few weeks for the Laois senior hurlers finally abated as they defeated Antrim on Saturday. It was Eamonn Kelly's first win in...

Disappointment for Portlaoise AFC in cup final as Edenderry pull through

Portlaoise AFC 1 Edenderry Town 2 Leinster Senior League Lummy O'Reilly Cup final There was disappointment for Portlaoise AFC this morning in the Leinster Senior League...

Property Watch: Five ‘Doer-Uppers’ in Laois for under €100k

You don't need to be an auctioneer to know the language. "In need of some refurbishment"; "A handyman's dream". In other words it's not in...

Two Laois businesses feature in new book about Irish entrepreneurs

Finline Furniture and Polar Ice are two of the 46 leading Irish businesses featured in Sean Gallagher’s new book Secrets to Success: Inspiring Stories...

Laois Abroad: The Laois nurse living in rural Australia for the past 24 years

Portlaoise woman Mary Urquhart has lived in Cobar, New South Wales (NSW) for 24 years now. She went there on a working holiday Visa at the...
Eamonn Kelly will be back as Laois hurling manager for another year

Laois hurling boss delighted for players as losing streak ends in Antrim

Brought to you in association with O’Sullivan Motors Roscrea The Laois hurlers kept their Joe McDonagh Cup hopes alive in Dunloy in Antrim on Saturday...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 20, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Kathleen McDonald (née Temple) Ratheniska, Portlaoise, Laois Kathleen McDonald (nee Temple) Colliers View, Colliers...

Laois farm land sells for almost €18,000 an acre

A 10-acre plot of land near Ballybrittas sold after a lively bidding war at auction last week for just under €180,000. The land at Cloneen,...

Job Alert: This week’s job vacancies in Laois

Once again this week we bring you job opportunities from a diverse range of businesses from around the county. Among this week's vacancies are a...
Podge Bannon was in fine form for O'Dempsey's tonight

O’Dempsey’s on form to see off Portlaoise

O'Dempsey's 2-15 Portlaoise 2-11 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A Mark Barry helped himself to 1-4 as O'Dempsey's got the better of Portlaoise this evening in...

All Saturday’s Laois GAA and soccer results

An extremely busy Saturday of action on the sporting front domestically has just concluded. On the inter-county scene, it was a mixed day. The senior...
We're live in Stradbally for the meeting of Westmeath and Laois in the O'Byrne Cup

Stradbally rise to second in the table after win over The Heath

Stradbally 0-11 The Heath 0-9 ACFL Division 1A Stradbally rose to joint second place in the ACFL Division 1A table as Colm Kelly led them to...

Second-half turnaround sees Rosenallis overcome Mountmellick in division 1B

Rosenallis 0-13 Mountmellick 1-7 ACFL Division 1B  Rosenallis got their second win of the league after coming back from four points down at half-time to getting...

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Laois lose out to dominant Dubs in minor hurling championship

Brought to you in association with O'Sullivan Motors Roscrea Dublin 2-21 Laois 0-7 Leinster Minor Hurling Championship Tier 1 Round 1 Dublin came out strong victors today...

14-man Laois defeat Antrim to throw Joe McDonagh Cup hopes a lifeline

Brought to you in association with O’Sullivan Motors Roscrea Laois 1-20 Antrim 1-19 Joe McDonagh Cup Round 3 Laois are back in the reckoning for the Joe...

Laois football, Riverdale and the Royal Wedding – it’s all in our Tweets of...

Laois Twitter was back keeping up with all the local and international affairs this week, from Laois footballers remarkable comeback against Wexford, to the...

Portlaoise Prison wing ‘on lockdown’

Wing C of Portlaoise Prison remains on lockdown this afternoon following concerns for the safety of staff. According to the Irish Independent, the move came...

LIVE BLOG: Follow the action as the Laois senior and minor hurlers face championship...

Brought to you in association with O’Sullivan Motors Roscrea This day two weeks ago the Laois senior hurlers began life in the new Joe McDonagh...

Fr Paddy: Angels are gifts from God

Angel of God, my Guardian Dear, To whom God’s love, commits me here, Ever this night, be at my side, To light and guard, to rule and...
The Laois hurling team to face Carlow has been named

Your guide to Laois’s hurling clash with Antrim in the third round of the...

Brought to you in association with Joe Mallon Motors Portlaoise A year which began with such optimism is now in danger of ending in disaster. After two...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 19

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Emily Dowling (née Phelan) Vicarstown, Stradbally, Laois Funeral Arrangements Later. George O'Brien Woodlands, Cork Road, Durrow,...

The Big Five: County teams, club matches and soccer finals to catch this weekend

It’s a big weekend of inter-county games, with both the senior and minor hurlers taking to the field in championship. There is also two very...

Here’s your guide to the Laois minor hurlers second Leinster championship match against Dublin

Brought to you in association with O’Sullivan Motors Roscrea The Laois minor hurlers will be looking to build on their positive opening round performance last...