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Laois Hurling Memory: Leinster U-21 final appearance in 2012

Championship final appearances have been few and far between for Laois hurling teams over the years but as the Laois seniors prepare for Sunday's...

Moment in Time: Abbeyleix South NS opening in 2012

In 1843 Abbeyleix South National School opened its doors to local children. 169 years later, Bishop Michael Burrows opened the new state of the art...

Moment in Time: The Young Voice of Laois Final in 2012

The Young Voice of Laois Final took place in the Castle Arms Hotel in Durrow in April 2012. In its third year, the new Young Voice...

Moment In Time: Both crowds and blood drawn at the 2012 GAA Fight Night

A GAA fight night was hosted in the then Heritage Hotel, now Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise on January 21 2012. Laois senior footballers and hurlers...

Remember the Game: Timahoe win the battle of the parish in 2012

Timahoe 2-13 Stradbally 2-11 2012 Laois SFC Round 1 For this Remember the Game, we look back on Timahoe's first-round victory over bitter rivals Stradbally in...

Moment In Time: Ed Sheeran and The Killers perform at Electric Picnic in 2012

Electric Picnic 2012 was a huge success in its ninth year with sunshine and a star-studded line up. The festival offered a fantastic line up...

Remember the Game: Emo claim Intermediate football glory in 2012

Emo 2-12 Ballyroan-Abbey 1-10 Sparrow Insurances IFC Final 2012 Ahead of tonight's clash between Emo and Ballyroan-Abbey in the first-round of the Senior Football Championship, we...

Laois Hurling Memories: Leinster U-21 hurling final appearance in 2012

Brought to you in association with Paddy O's Cereals Championship final appearances have been few and far between for Laois hurling teams over the years...

Remember the Game: The Heath cruise to Kelly Cup Final Victory in 2012

The Heath 3-12 St Josephs 1-4 Kellly Cup Final 2012  The Heath produced a dominant display of attacking football on the day to clinch the first...

Moment in Time: Looking back at the Electric Picnic in 2012

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois  Ah, the Electric Picnic moment in times - like a local Reeling in the Years with a...

Croke Park Diary: Quarter-final loss in 2012, another song and a hard-hitting Tweeter from...

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise We're counting down the days now. The Laois footballers take on Dublin in the...

Moment in Time: Great style at the Scoil Chriost Ri Debs in 2012

Due to the phenomonal reaction we have recieved from the Debs Moment in Time photos, we decided to give you another debs throwback. This week...

Local TD calls for suspension of any plans to reduce teacher numbers in rural...

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly and former school principal, Carol Nolan, has appealed to the Minister for Education, Joe McHugh, to impose a moratorium on...

In Pictures: Laois prison officers complete remarkable marathon in aid of Do It For...

Former Portlaoise footballer Brian ‘Bruno’ McCormack and former Wexford Youths soccer player Aidan ‘Rox’ Keenan completed a remarkable marathon over the weekend in aid...

Laois man scoops big job with British and Irish Lions ahead of 2021 Tour

The British & Irish Lions have announced two key appointments to its executive team - and a Laois man is one of them. Shane Whelan...

From Rathdowney to PayPal and on – the incredible story of Louise Phelan

This piece originally appeared on LaoisToday in May 2019 It’s a Friday evening in Glebe House, the Phelan family home at Donaghmore just outside Rathdowney...

Coronavirus Daily Noticeboard – Tuesday, May 12, 2020

24 more Coronavirus deaths 1,488 people have now died from Coronavirus in Ireland – an increase of 24 from yesterday. While there has been a total...

Largest monthly rental price decrease in 11 years as Coronavirus hits market

Nationally rents fell by 2.1% on average in April, compared to March, according to the latest Rental Report by Daft.ie, reflecting the economic fallout...

Moment in Time: Laois ICA Fashion Show wows the crowds in 2005

These ladies certainly knew how to put on a good show. The Laois Federation ICA modeled a Spring collection in April 2005, much to the...

Moment in Time: Dunamaise Arts Centre celebrates 10 years in 2009

The Dunamaise Arts Centre kick started its 10th anniversary celebrations during the May Bank holiday weekend in 2009. There was free spectacular festivities featuring a...

The Week That Was: The Top 10 stories of the past seven days

1 - Dan, Niall, Aisling and Bobby Donoher make heartwarming appearance on RTE News Mam Aisling and Dad Niall opened up on what it was...

Sporting Memories: Willie Hyland on his Laois career, championship success with Clough-Ballacolla and what...

This week's Sporting Memories interview is with former Laois hurler Willie Hyland from Clough-Ballacolla. Second only to James Young as Laois's highest scorer ever, Hyland...

Laois Football Memory: Looking back on five great wins over Meath

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday ahead of the 2019 Leinster SFC semi-final between Laois and Meath in Croke Park, a game Meath won...

Coronavirus Daily Noticeboard – Friday, April 17, 2020

Six more confirmed cases in Laois The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Laois from the latest Department of Health figures is 139. These figures...

Moment in Time: Brilliant pictures from Laois Rose 2010

Sixteen of Laois's most talented ladies took to the stage on April 8 2010 to become the Laois Rose for 2010. But only one could...

Feargus Dunne: ‘It’s true what they say. Those small moments are the big moments.’

“Any interest in heading up to Newry for the Laois game tomorrow”? My question appeared to catch my Dad by surprise on this April Saturday...

Coronavirus Daily Noticeboard – Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Laois Garda reminds businesses of their responsibility on social distancing as image of queue outside takeaway emerges A Laois Garda has reminded businesses and people...

Rathdowney-Errill predicted to win Laois senior hurling championship on Instagram polls

Whether the 2020 Laois senior hurling championship will ever take place is anyone's guess. And in the absence of games, we asked our Instagram following...

Former Laois footballer and son set to dye hair in aid of ‘Do It...

A former Laois footballer and his eldest son have launched their own fundraiser in aid of little Dan Donoher. Billy Sheehan, who soldiered in the...

Remember the Game: Sarsfields win first Laois ladies football senior title in 2008

Sarsfields 1-10 Timahoe 0-6 2008 Laois Ladies SFC Final The ladies footballers from Sarsfields may be the dominant force in Laois now - but a little...