16.5 C
County Laois
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Home Blog Page 765
The body of a woman missing from Monasterevin has been located. Eileen Roche was reported missing from Monasterevin, on Thursday, March 9, and Gardai announced on Sunday evening that her body had been found. The Gardaí wish to thank the media...
Your full run down of the weekend CCFL soccer results. LFA Youths Cup Quarter Final Birr Town 2, Sacred Heart 3 U-17 Cup Group 1 Hodson Bay 9 Mucklagh 1 Mullingar Athletic 0 Longford Town 0 U-17 Cup Group 2 Abbeyleix Ath 0 Edenderry Town 6 U-19...
There was plenty of action around the county over the weekend - here are the Laois GAA results from the last couple of days. Allianz Hurling League Division 1B Limerick 6-33 Laois 1-19 Littlewoods Camogie National League Division 2 Carlow 0-5 Laois 0-3 All...
The Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1 season got underway on Sunday with wins for Rathdowney-Errill and Abbeyleix. Rathdowney-Errill were made work hard by a Portlaoise team playing their first competitive game under Cheddar Plunkett. Portlaoise led 1-5 to 0-6...
For as long as Tom Mulhall can remember he has been involved in community groups and committees, going to meetings, trying to get things done. This Friday he’s going to march in the New York St Patrick’s Day parade, as...
Portlaoise 17 Tullamore 7 Leinster U-16 Rugby Cup Quarter-final Portlaoise RFC  triumphed over Tullamore on Saturday to reach the semi-final of the Leinster U-16 Cup. Portlaoise got off to a great start when scrum-half Ben Conroy went over after five minutes for...
Another Sunday, another busy schedule of local sports action for us to keep track of. It's a lovely day out there and there's a hell of a lot on. The Laois GAA season is really cranking up with a mountain...
Portlaoise RFC will play in Division 1B of the Leinster League again next season after they recorded a 42-14 bonus point win away to Coolmine this afternoon. Having lost at home to Clondalkin last week, Portlaoise needed to win to...
Carlow 0-5 Laois 0-3 Littlewoods Camogie League Division 2 The Laois camogie team are still waiting for their first win of the season following a narrow loss to Carlow in O'Moore Park this afternoon. Following losses to Wexford and Derry in the opening...
This week’s properties from Matt Dunne Auctioneers include a magnificent Georgian period residence and a magnificent contemporary family residence standing on c. 6 acres of parkland. To get in touch with Matt Dunne, phone 057 8623349 or email info@mattdunne.ie. You can also visit...
Portlaoise Panthers will go into their final game of the Womens Superleague season with a chance of reaching the top four playoffs following their win over NUIG Mystics in Galway on Saturday. And with their closest rivals Killester and WIT...
All-County Football League Division 1 Round-up Graiguecullen pulled off a remarkable second half performance against the wind to get Pádraig Clancy's reign as manager off to the perfect start this afternoon. Things looked bleak for the Barrowsiders early on as, despite...
Raheen FC's CCFL Cup journey is over after they were narrowly beaten at home this morning by a side ranked two divisions above them. Cup holders and Senior Division champions St Peters became the first side to win at the...
Ballyfermot United 0 Portlaoise AFC 5 Leinster Senior League Division 1B Centre forward Jason Murphy scored four times as Portlaoise AFC romped to a fully deserved victory in Dublin this morning. Con Dunne's side went into the game in third place in...
Nicole Turner reached three finals at the first weekend of the inaugural World Paralympic Swimming Series. The Portarlington athlete competed in three events over the weekend in Copenhagen - 50m Fly, 400m Freestyle and 200m IM. On Saturday, The Laois Marlins swimmer...
Castle Durrow has been completely restored and decorated by Peter and Shelley Stokes, carefully preserving its heritage and original character. Peter and Shelley have been very sympathetic to the old country house, yet making it very comfortable, relaxing, with all...
Here at LaoisToday, we love to hear from you, our readers, about what you think of our stories. So, in order to honour the good folk who engage with us each week, we've decided to launch a brand new segment...
It was another busy week in LaoisToday and once again we were delighted to bring you some great local stories. Whether it's serious news, local sport or something that gets you talking or makes you laugh, we like to think...
The All-Ireland Secondary Schools Cross Country took place in Mallusk in Antrim on Saturday. This is the highlight of the secondary schools athletics calendar, and can boast some huge names as previous winners – stars like John Tracey, Eamonn...
Limerick 6-33 Laois 1-19 Allianz Hurling League Division 1B Where do you start? What can you say? The Laois hurlers were beaten by Limerick by 29 points in O'Moore Park on Saturday night, six days after losing to Galway by 26 points...
Saturday nights in the spring time invariably mean National League games under the lights of O'Moore Park. This is our fourth game here in six weeks and it's the turn of the county hurlers once again. They've played three games...
Laois County Councillor Jerry Lodge - who will this year celebrate 50 years as an elected representative - was singled out for special praise by Fianna Fail leader Michael Martin at the party's dinner dance on Friday night. Lodge was...
Gardaí are seeking the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of 60-year-old Eileen Roche, who is missing from her home in Monasterevin since Thursday. Eileen, who is from St Mary's Avenue in Monasterevin, is described as having blonde shoulder length...
Abbeyleix man Mark O’Brien is this week’s ‘Laois Abroad’ interview. Mark went to primary school in Abbeyleix and then to the Salesian College in Ballinakill (now Heywood CS) before going to Carlow RTC for his college years. Living in Toronto...
Working in The Blow Dry Parlour in Portlaoise, you’d be forgiven for thinking that getting glammed up for her big day would release Chantelle Murphy’s inner Bridezilla. But no, not a bit of it, the day, which saw her...
Allianz Hurling League Division 1B Laois and Limerick meet in O'Moore Park tonight in the fourth round of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B. We tell you what you need to know about the game. Story so far While it has been a...
Colm Coss is a name primarily known in these parts for being a very good Mountmellick and Laois Gaelic footballer. However, for the last year, the 28-year-old has been plying his trade in the League of Ireland First Division with midlands...
The finding of babies mortal remains in a former mother and baby residential home in Tuam, has awakened much anger, pain and disgust. The plight of single mothers, the disregard of ritual, when it came to high levels of infant...
I close my eyes and picture the emerald of the sea From the fishing boats at Dingle to the shores of Dunardee I miss the river Shannon and the folks at Skibbereen The moorlands and the midlands with their forty shades of...
Mark McDonald is the subject of this week’s ‘My Club and I’ interview. The Raheen FC soccer player has been the rock at the heart of a defence of a team which is unbeaten since October. Last week, they claimed the CCFL...