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Aedín graduated from University of Limerick with a degree in Journalism and New Media. She is a proud Townie with a passion for all things sports and doesn't like to speak about the 2016 blip in Portlaoise's bid to 10-in-a-row.

BREAKING: Laois GAA announce new stadium name and new sponsorship deal

This is a very interesting development. Laois GAA's county grounds, O'Moore Park, will now be called MW Hire O'Moore Park as part of a brand...

Calls for a crematorium in Portlaoise to give families more options

Calls have been made for a Crematorium in Portlaoise at the recent Municipal District meeting of the Portlaoise district. Fianna Fáil Cllr, Catherine Fitzgerald made...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Hilda Johnston (née Thompson) Downings North, Prosperous, Kildare / Mountmellick, Laois Johnston (nee Thompson),...

In Pictures: Laois students tackle climate change during Science Week

Science week at Timahoe NS got off to an exciting start as the boys and girls from 5th and 6th Class visited Carlow IT...

Differing opinions on Government’s Broadband deal for rural Ireland and taxpayers

Laois TD, Brian Stanley, has described the Government’s Broadband deal as the 'worst of all options' following the announcement that the contract is to...

Abbeyleix pupils pick up prestigious award at Fís Film Awards

Abbeyleix South National School pupils were crowned 'Best Mixed Media Award' at the FÍS Film Awards Ceremony. The ceremony took place in in the Helix,...

Our guide to the game as Camross go in search of Leinster camogie glory

Brought to you in association with Telfords Portlaoise Camross will take on Offaly's St Ryangh's in the AIB Leinster Intermediate Camgoie Championship final this afternoon. The game...

Camross claim U20 crown after brave victory over Raheen Parish Gaels

Raheen Parish Gaels 1-17 Camross 3-19 Laois Shopping Centre U-20 Hurling Championship final Brought to you in association with Telfords Portlaoise Camross took the U20 title this afternoon...

Camross hoping to be crowned Leinster Camogie Champions in this weekend’s derby

Brought to you in association with Telfords Portlaoise It is a big weekend for Camross as they take on Offaly Champions, St Rynaghs in the AIB Leinster...

My Club and I: Camross camogie legend Tina Cuddy

Brought to you in association with Telfords Portlaoise Ahead of this weekend's Leinster final, we caught up with Camross legend and club chairperson, Tina Cuddy. You don't...

Exciting weekend as Portlaoise Musical Society’s production of ‘Ragtime The Musical’ begins tomorrow

Portlaoise Musical Society are well known for their outstanding talent and achievements. The town has eagerly awaited this year's production of Ragtime The Musical which...

Camross Parish Development Association get in on Climate Action during Science Week

National Science Week was a big hit across the county with many people partaking in different events. This year's theme was 'Climate Action' and Camross...

Laois student hosting 80’s disco this weekend in aid of volunteer trip to Kolkata

Its time to root through the wardrobes and get out the shoulder pads because there's a 80's Disco Party Night this Saturday in The...

Electric Picnic receives HUGE nomination in European Festival Awards

News of Electric Picnic's nomination in the European Festival Awards has brought great excitement in Laois today. The Stradbally festival was nominated for 'Best Festival'...

Women in Sport: Basketball, football and camogie titan Ciara Byrne

Brought to you in association with Joe Mallon Motors, Portlaoise Portlaoise footballer, camógie player and Portlaoise Panthers basketballer, Ciara Byrne, is this weeks addition to...

Portlaoise GAA host Race Night and celebrate recent achievements this weekend

It was a dramatic weekend for Portlaoise GAA but after settling down and looking forward to the Leinster semi-final, it's time for a fundraiser. The...

Portarlington Leisure Centre honoured with prestigious award

Portarlington Leisure Centre have been awarded 'Overall Best Leisure Centre in Ireland'. The Leisure Centre received the award at this year's National Standards Awards after...

‘We proved everyone wrong’ – Wexford Youths captain Kylie Murphy on FAI Cup win,...

There's dedication, there's hard work and there's superb role models - and then, there's Kylie Murphy. Kylie hails from Graiguecullen and captained Wexford Youths to...

Laois family are back on our screens tonight in Ireland’s Fittest Family

There is €15,000 up for grabs and this Laois family are getting closer! The Maher family are back on our screens tonight as they take...

Sunday’s GAA Preview: Portlaoise in Aughrim, U-20 hurling semi finals and Ladies Minor finals

Portlaoise v St Patrick's (Wicklow) Top Oil Leinster Senior Football Championship Quarter Final Portlaoise will take on Wicklow champions, St Patrick's at 1:30pm today in Aughrim. Portlaoise...

Courtwood-Emo reach U20 final having proved too strong for O’Dempseys

Courtwood-Emo 4-17 O'Dempseys 1-8 Laois U20 Championship semi-final Courtwood-Emo had a strong win over O'Dempsey's this afternoon in Portarlington. The winning side dominated the field and made it...

Callally and Murray lead Rosenallis to Leinster Intermediate football semi final

Rosenallis 2-9 Fr Manning Gaels 1-6 (Longford) AIB Leinster Club Intermediate Football Championship quarter-final Rosenallis are through to the Leinster Intermediate football championship semi final following...

Saturday’s GAA Preview: Rosenallis, Fr Manning Cup and U-20 club semi final games down...

Rosenallis v Fr Manning Gaels (Longford)  Leinster Intermediate Football Championship Quarter final in Killoe at 1.30pm Rosenallis will take on Fr Manning Gaels of Longford on...

Abbeyleix make-up artist launches signature collection with popular beauty brand

An Abbeyleix woman has teamed up with Irish beauty brand, Rebeluna Cosmetics, to launch her very own signature collection - and it looks so...

The Heritage unveil new €3 million refurbishment and rebranding in glittering gathering

The Heritage, formerly The Heritage Killenard, completed its €3 million investment, unveiling new refurbishment and rebrand in a ravishing event last night. Special guests from...

Panther’s star Melia leads Philadelphia side to victory after exceptional debut

A story of hard work, dedication and extreme natural talent all coming to light on the big stage. Former Portlaoise Panthers star Claire Melia has...

Women in Sport: Portlaoise Hockey captain April Kent

This weeks addition to our Women in Sport segment is Portlaoise Hockey captain, April Kent. Following the Irish Ladies Hockey team's qualification for the 2020...

My Club & I: Portlaoise’s flying forward Benny Carroll

Ahead of this weekend's Leinster quarter-final clash between Portlaoise and Wicklow's St Patricks, we caught up with Portlaoise's flying forward, Benny Carroll. Benny made his...

Laois family launch fundraiser in bid to let their son Jamie walk

A Portlaoise family have set up a GoFundMe page for their little boy, Jamie who is in need of medical support. Seven-year-old Jamie Mannion has...

Laois man is setting out to claim new Guinness World Record in 500 mile...

An Abbeyleix man is setting out to set a New Guinness World Record this coming February. Gary O'Keeffe aims to do so by being part...

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