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Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week

Top Tweets: We're back again with the Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week. One man was particularly annoyed that the Laois Minor Football...

Vacant properties vandalized in housing estate in Abbeyleix

A number of vacant houses in an Abbeyleix estate have been vandalized and are now causing a health and safety issue, it has been...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 19, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Mary T. Butler Main Street, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the loving care of the...

Portarlington crowned U-21 football champions for the first time in 24 years

Portarlington 2-15 Graiguecullen 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre U-21 'A' FC Final Portarlington have enjoyed their best season in years and they capped off this evening in...

Ballylinan crowned U-21 B football champions in derby

Ballylinan 1-8 Na Fianna Óg 1-5 Laois Shopping Centre Under 21 B Football Championship Final Despite going 23 minutes without a score at one stage, Ballylinan...
All tonight's Laois GAA results

All Saturday’s sports results from another busy day

It was another busy day of sports action for Laois teams in a variety of codes. The curtain was brought down on a busy GAA...

In Pictures: St Brigid’s come out on top in Minor Camogie Final

St Brigid's 3-08 Camross 1-7 Minor 'A' Camogie Championhip Final There will be double celebrations in Rathdowney this weekend as the St Brigid's minors and Rathdowney...

Kavanagh comes off the bench to win U-21 title for Rathdowney-Errill

Rathdowney-Errill 1-19 Clough-Ballacolla 2-15 Laois Shopping Centre Under-21 Hurling Championship Final Replay Mark Kavanagh was Rathdowney-Errill's hero in O'Moore Park this afternoon as his late free...
We are live blogging from O'Moore Park tonight

LIVE BLOG: Super Saturday of Under-21 finals

We're in O'Moore Park for the rest of the day for what we have dubbed a Super Saturday of Under-21 action. In total, three finals...

Fr Paddy: Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans – which one are you?

Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going...

Increase in drug seizures, drink driving and praise for Gardai

The possession of drugs for sale or supply more than doubled in a three-month period in Laois - with the Electric Picnic cited as...

Remember the Game: Arles-Kilcruise shock Stradbally to win Laois senior football title in 2003

2003 was no normal year for Laois football. A Division 1 league final appearance in May, a Leinster title in July, an All Ireland...
All of this week's Laois GAA fixtures

A preview of Saturday’s U-21 championship finals

We've dubbed it Super Saturday, and rightly so! This is the final day of adult GAA matches in Laois for 2017 and it will end...

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Ballyroan-Abbey were crowned U-15 Cross Border Floodlit champions on Friday night

Glory for Ballyroan-Abbey in U-15 Cross-Border Floodlit championship

Ballyroan-Abbey 3-11 St Joseph's 0-8 Midlands Park Hotel U-15 Cross-Border Floodlit Championship Final Ballyroan-Abbey were crowned champions of the third U-15 Cross-Border Floodlit Championship in the...
Diarmuid Bennett, on the right, takes part in our My Club and I this time

My Club and I: Diarmuid Bennett (Portarlington)

The U-21 football finals take place tonight and the 'A' final sees Portarlington up against Graiguecullen. Yesterday, Trevor Collins stepped up to the plate for...
The Portlaoise U-13 football team who won the championship

Portlaoise crowned U-13 football champions in style

Portlaoise 2-12 Ballyroan-Abbey 0-3 Midlands Park Hotel U-13 Football Championship Final Portlaoise were crowned U-13 football champions following a resounding fifteen point victory over Ballyroan-Abbey in...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, November 18, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Canice Carroll Garryduff, Clough, Ballacolla, Laois Carroll, Garryduff, Clough, Ballacolla, Co. Laois. November 17th...

Hospital campaign to visit towns outside Portlaoise as fight to prevent downgrade escalates

The local group fighting to prevent the downgrading of services at Portlaoise Hospital are taking their campaign to towns around the county next week...
Colin Conroy with former Republic of Ireland International Damien Duff

Former Portlaoise AFC player captains Republic of Ireland U-15s

A former Portlaoise AFC player led out the Republic of Ireland in a friendly during the week. Colin Conroy, who now plays with St Kevin's...

Stanley: Will Charlie Flanagan and Fine Gael sign death warrants of Laois patients?

Sinn Feinn TD Brian Stanley says that closing Portlaoise Hospital's A&E unit is as good as signing the death warrants of Laois patients. He has...
Ben Conroy is currently taking part in trials with the Laois footballers

Laois hurler opts to join Laois footballers for 2018 season

A prominent Laois hurler has made the decision to switch codes for the 2018 season. New Laois manager John Sugrue has confirmed that Slieve Bloom's...
A woman has been hunger strike

Major breakthrough for woman in Laois on hunger strike

There has been a major breakthrough in the case of a woman in Laois who been on hunger strike since October 24. Kathryn Nelson, who...
The Garda helicopter was in Stradbally last night

Garda helicopter in Stradbally after van with copper cables found

There were dramatic scenes in Stradbally last night as the Garda helicopter was dispatched following the discovery of a van with copper cables last...