Our Talking Sport Podcast this week is a bit of a strange one.
It comes after a weekend when almost every sporting fixture was called off because of the weather.
And the biggest drama of the past couple of days locally wasn’t in a sports setting but rather a warehouse in Portlaoise where the General Election votes in the Laois-Offaly constituency were counted.
So needless to say, that’s what Steven and Alan begin this week’s Podcast with – describing what it’s like at a count centre and the craic and the characters that you come across.
But we also talk sport. The upcoming weekend is a busy one for Laois GAA and in particular for two young footballers – Sean O’Flynn and Mark Barry – who will be in action with the Laois U-20s on Saturday in their Leinster championship clash against Westmeath and with the seniors on Sunday in their re-fixed Division 2 league game against Westmeath.
The Laois hurlers are also in league action on Sunday as they travel to Ennis to take on Clare.
And there’s also significant Laois involvement in Wednesday night’s Fitzgibbon Cup final between IT Carlow and champions UCC.
And among other things we chat about are a significant breakthrough for LaoisToday in securing a second press pass from the GAA’s head honchos in Croke Park as well as a question from one of our listeners as to what our favourite emoji is.
Politics, press passes and emojis, then? Sure who wouldn’t want to listen to that?
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