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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

In Pictures: Two Laois sisters raise almost €10,000 in memory of beloved late dad

Two Laois sisters have raised almost €10,000 in memory of their beloved late dad. Paula and Gemma Delaney, who hail from Camross, raised €9,468 for...

Laois goalkeeper signs for League of Ireland club for remainder of the season

Treaty United have signed a new goalkeeper for the remainder of the League of Ireland season - and he hails from Laois. Portlaoise's Sean McCormack...

Animated short film with huge Laois involvement wins at 33rd Galway Film Fleadh

There was big Laois involvement in a real success story from the 33rd edition of the prestigious Galway Film Fleadh which took place at...

Here are all of the latest golf results from around the county as young...

There was big success for a young Laois golfer at a prestigious event recently. Jiayy Mairead Pang claimed the Connacht U-12 Girls Open Trophy recently. In...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Sean Delaney Garoon, Mountmellick, Laois July 27th unexpectedly at home (retired Bord na Móna employee). Predeceased by...

Here are all of Tuesday’s Laois GAA Results as Division 5 hurling finalists confirmed

It was a quieter than usual Tuesday night on the GAA front with just five games taking place. Three of those came in the juvenile...

Laois social enterprise awarded business supports from Rethink Ireland

A Laois social enterprise has been awarded business supports by Rethink Ireland under their Genesis Programme. The successful Laois organisation is The Treo Nua Resource...
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Calls again for Mountmellick by-pass that has been ‘on the agenda for 30 years’

Laois County Councillors have called again for Mountmellick to be by-passed in order to alleviate the traffic going through the town on a daily...
County Hotel Portlaoise

Portlaoise councillors well impressed with Cabra development that County Hotel will be similar to

A number of Portlaoise-based county councillors recently made a trip to Cabra in Dublin to look at a housing complex that is similar to...

Number of people permitted to attend weddings set to increase next month

The number of people permitted to attend weddings is to increase from next month. From August 5, the number of attendees will rise to 100...

Laois trainer shines at Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium once again

The Boylesports Champion Stakes offered the chance for many of Ireland’s very best to shine at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night and some familiar...

Anger as Laois teenager left stricken on GAA pitch for two hours as ambulance...

A Laois teenager who sustained a serious injury in a GAA match last night was left stricken on the field for hours afterwards as...

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Covid incidence rate in Laois among highest in the country

The incidence rate of Covid-19 in Laois is now among the highest in the country as the daily number of cases nationwide continues to...
Donie Brennan

Brennan looking forward as Laois ladies footballers set their sights on All Ireland quarter-final

A little over a month ago, Laois played Roscommon in a league semi-final and won by three points. Yesterday, Donie Brennan’s players took on...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures as club activity takes over

Since GAA resumed in April, we have had many weeks packed with county action. However, now just two Laois teams - the ladies football and...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Majella Brophy (née Tobin) Bagenalstown, Carlow / Athy, Kildare / Ballylinan, Laois Majella Brophy (née Tobin) of...
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Here are all of Monday’s Laois GAA results

There were a plethora of matches at juvenile level tonight in the hurling and football championships. There was only one game of significance at adult...
Gary O'Reilly Paralympics

WATCH: Hundreds turn out for a drive-by celebration in Portlaoise to wish Gary O’Reilly...

Wow, what a send off! The Borris Road in Portlaoise had its own Italia 90 moment this evening as hundreds well wishers turned out to...
We're in O'Moore Park to bring you the action live

O’Moore Park capacity increased to 1,400 for All Ireland U-20 football semi-final as big...

There are hopes that the capacity of O'Moore Park could be increased to 1,400 ahead of a number of big games to be held...

Laois councillors back motion for memorial to Laois people who lost their lives to...

It's not often that the local elected representatives agree across the board - but a motion from Portlaoise-based councillor Noel Tuohy for a memorial...
Good news for people in Rathdowney this morning

Ongoing frustration over water restrictions in Portlaoise

The ongoing current issue of water restrictions in the Mountmellick Road area of Portlaoise was addressed at today's meeting of Laois County Council. Due to...
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WATCH: Lions rugby star sends best wishes and congratulations to Laois hurlers and Matthew...

A double header of TV on Saturday for many local sports fans involved sitting down to watch the Lions rugby first test match against...