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Women in Sport: Laois athlete Mary Mulhare on European championships, her biggest influences and...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Mary Mulhare began her athletics career running on the track behind the Leisure Centre...

Women in Sport: WATCH – Irish Paralympian Nicole Turner on her dreams for Toyko...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  For this week's Women in Sport, we decided to change it up a...

Women in Sport: Laois ladies footballer Laura Nerney

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  Ahead of the Leinster LGFA intermediate championship quarter-final on Sunday, this week's Women...

Women in Sport: All-Ireland club camogie winner and Laois stalwart Louise Mahony

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa News has broke that Louise Mahony has joined her sister Elaine in retiring from...

Women in Sport: A Titan in basketball, camogie and football – it’s Sarah Fleming

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  The last month and a half for Sarah Fleming has been filled of...

Women in Sport: The Laois teenager constantly going for gold – it’s Ava O’Connor

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  Athleticism runs in Ava O'Connor's blood. On the O'Connor side, her grandfather Christy played...

Women in Sport: In search of an All-Ireland title this weekend – it’s Kirsten...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  This week's Women in Sport feature looks at one teenager who has already...

Women in Sport: FAI Cup winning Wexford Youths captain – Kylie Murphy

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  Irish soccer has dominated headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent times,...

Women in Sport: Meet one of Laois’s greatest camogie players – Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  The name Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald has long been synonymous with Laois camogie. With an impressive...

Women in Sport: From Portlaoise to the Seoul Olympics – it’s Anne Keenan-Buckley

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa No shining medals adorn the walls of Olympian Anne Keenan-Buckey's house. No magnificent plaques or...

Women in Sport: The captain going for school’s All-Ireland glory – Erone Fitzpatrick

Brought to you by Martleys Bus and Coach Hire All-Ireland football finals have been few and far between for Laois teams over the years, but...

Women in Sport: From underdog to a guiding light in Irish women’s rugby, it’s...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa This week saw Irish rugby star Alison Miller hang up her international jersey for...

Women in Sport: All-Ireland winner, four-time All-Star and Laois football great Tracey Lawlor

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa An All-Ireland winner, four All-Star awards, four Leinster senior county medals and countless club...

A new interview segment coming to LaoisToday – it’s our Women in Sport series

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa To celebrate International Women's Day and the nationwide 20x20 campaign to promote women in...

Four remarkable Portlaoise women awarded sports scholarships at DCU

Four Portlaoise women flew the flag for Laois at Dublin City University this week when they were awarded scholarships for excellence in sport. Eimear O'Sullivan...

Coverage of women’s sport has, ‘a whole hell of a long way to go,’...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois Coverage of women's soccer has, 'a whole hell of a long way to go,' according to the...

In Pictures: Knockbeg College celebrate array of sporting achievements this past school year

Knockbeg College held a special awards ceremony on Tuesday last to recognise the achievements of some of our sports teams this year. Chairman of Leinster...

Portlaoise teenager named on Ireland U-18 women’s basketball team for European Championships

Portlaoise Panthers basketballer Ciara Byrne has been chosen on the Ireland FIBA U18 Women’s European Championship squad. The Scoil Chriost Ri student has made the...

Two Laois women named on Republic of Ireland powerchair football team for Nations Cup

Two Laois women has been named on the Republic of Ireland for the Nations Cup in powerchair football. Cousins Emer O'Sullivan and Aoife McNicholl have...

Multi-use sport ground to be built in growing Laois community

A multi-use sport ground will be built in Graiguecullen to cater for the growing young population in the area. This news was revealed at the...

Brilliant Byrne sisters speak about basketball world championships and balancing intercounty sports

There is arguably not a busier pair of siblings in Laois than the Byrne sisters. The Portlaoise teenagers are a triple threat in basketball, football...

New sports hall and TJ Doheny World Title fight in Town gets Council’s blessing

Portlaoise is a renowned sporting town and now local councillors have thrown their weight behind two further major sporting initiatives which they hope will...

Laois woman Emma receives overall Sports Scholar of the Year award from DCU

Laois woman and Irish rugby player Emma Hooban was honoured for her contribution to sport as a whole at the Dublin City University (DCU)...

Election Diary: International Women’s Day, school visit and calls for electoral reform

It is less than three months until the Elections and our third Election Diary is now here. We look at the latest political pieces as...

In Pictures: Two Laois secondary schools come together to highlight inequality in sport

It was a rare and remarkable sight. Scoil Chriost Rí and St Mary's CBS joined forces in an afternoon of mixed sport events to...

In Pictures: Some great Sportsfile pictures from Laois teams over the weekend

Three Laois teams in three different sports received the Sportsfile treatment over the weekend. The Laois footballers made a brilliant start to their Allianz Division...

PROFILED: The Portlaoise Panthers U20 Womens squad aiming for National League victory

History has been made in Portlaoise Panthers basketball club as they are in their first ever National Cup final. This weekend sees the top, elite...

In Pictures: Some class Sportsfile pictures from Portlaoise Panthers’ National Cup weekend

The showpiece weekend on the basketball calendar took place over the last few days in Tralee. Laois club Portlaoise Panthers had an unprecedented four teams...

Lucky boots, the Laois Minor Hurling Panel and Powerful women in GAA – It’s...

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and we’ve picked out some of the top stories of the week for you to look back...

Five Laois women to represent Leinster in upcoming inter-provincial football tournament

Five ladies footballers from Laois have been selected to represent their county and province in the 2018 inter provincial tournament taking place in Waterford...
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