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Aedín Dunne

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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.

The Backroom Boys (and girls) behind the Laois ladies football team

As the Laois ladies gear up for their Intermediate All-Ireland final today, we took a look at the management team behind the players. This...
Clough-Ballacolla intermediate

Clough-Ballacolla hold off stern Colt-Shanahoe challenge to book intermediate championship knockout spot

Clough-Ballacolla 0-18 Colt-Shanahoe 0-15 Laois IHC Round 2 The Intermediate hurling championship continued this evening as Colt-Shanahoe took on Clough-Ballacolla in a very close game. Both teams...

PROFILED: The Laois ladies footballers going for All Ireland glory in Croke Park this...

Ahead of Sunday's All Ireland ladies intermediate football final, we profile the Laois girls that will represent Laois in Croke Park. Laois take on Wexford...
Laura Nerney

From captaincy to motherhood, Laura Nerney remains a key figure as Laois ladies seek...

Highly passionate, skilled, driven, devoted and focused are just some of the words that come to mind when speaking to former Laois captain, Laura...
Abbeyleix General

Premier Intermediate favourites Abbeyleix flex their muscles with big win over Trumera

Abbeyleix 2-27 Trumera 1-13 ACHL Premier Intermediate Championship Group A Round 1 It’s officially championship season and Abbeyleix got their campaign underway with an opening round...
Football general

2-8 for Moore as Ballyfin clinch promotion to Division 1B and Timahoe set up...

Ballyfin 3-17 Park-Ratheniska 2-11 ACFL Division 2 (Promotion Section) Ballyfin secured promotion to Division 1B and a place in the Division 2 final this evening after...
Football general

Strong second half sees Portlaoise defeat Courtwood, Ballylinan get the better of Arles-Killeen and...

Courtwood 0-13 Portlaoise 0-15 ACFL Division 1A Relegation Section Round 1 A strong second half comeback saw Portlaoise give their chances of staying in Division 1A...
Halle Coutney Miss Laois

Miss Laois contestant raises much needed funds for LauraLynn 

Halle Courtney is a 17-year-old student who is dreaming of becoming Miss Laois in the coming weeks as part of the Miss Ireland competition...
Miss Laois contestant Alison Dyer

Portarlington nurse in the running for Miss Laois title 

Alison Dyer is one of three finalists in this year’s Miss Laois pageant. The 23-year-old is up against Sarah McDonnell and Halle Courtney for...
Miss Laois contestant Sarah McDonnell

Miss Laois hopeful tackles period poverty in bid to win the title

The Miss Laois pageant is underway and this year’s three finalists are looking for your vote.  Sarah McDonnell hails from Portarlington and is in the...
Gardai

Crime Prevention Officer urges Laois dog owners to comply with regulations to avoid dog...

Crime Prevention Officer for Laois/Offaly, Garda Sergeant, Graham Kavanagh joined Paul Downey for this month's Crime Prevention segment on the LaoisToday Midweek Podcast. They discussed...

The story behind a Portarlington band and their inspiration behind their new single dedicated...

The Hearty Boys from Portarlington have recently released a brand new song! Fran Hearty is one of the members of the group behind the track...

New documentary highlights importance of community and the shining lights of Mountrath Businesses in...

During the first lockdown, Maurice O’Carroll created a short documentary film about Mountrath called ‘Mountrath Unlocked’. He joined Paul Downey on LaoisToday's The Midweek Podcast...

Ballyroan musician launches EP in aid of Cuisle Cancer Support Centre

Ballyroan musician, Brian Lalor, has launched a new EP in aid of the Cuisle Cancer Support Centr. Brian was joined host Paul Downey on The...

Laois Garda eager to try his hand at comedy once more after appearance on...

A Laois Garda who appeared on an RTE TV show with a Laois comedian last month is eager to try his hand at comedy...
Gardai

Crime Prevention Officer urges Laois people to lock cars and help prevent car crimes

Gardaí are appealing to the Laois public to change their habits and ensure they are locking their cars and removing any valuable items to...

Big plans and high hopes for Abbeyleix musician when live music gets the green...

Brian Killeen has been involved in music for many years and is currently working on his own music career as well as working with...
John Ulick Conroy

A strong start to fundraiser launched in memory of beloved Laois man

The family of John 'Ulick' Conroy have launched a fundraiser in his memory after he sadly lost his life to Covid-19 and all support...

The show goes on at Laois Martial Arts as zoom classes offer hope and...

As many clubs around the county have been effected by the pandemic, Laois Martial Arts is no exception. The club has accepted the hand they...

Eugene Fennelly – How an Abbeyleix man played a record 200 holes of golf...

200 holes, 45 miles, 1 eagle, 24 birdies, 113 pars, 821 shots, one man, his golf clubs - and a partridge in a pear...

Laois Early Years educators set to march for ‘respect’

There will be a strong Laois representation at the Early Years protest in Dublin as creche and playschool owners and staff from around the...

All you need to know as Laois hurlers take on Dublin in second round...

After last week's brave performance against Wexford, the Laois senior hurlers are back to work in their league campaign against Dublin in Parnell Park...

Portlaoise Panthers ‘beyond capacity’ as debacle over sports hall continues

It has been an incredible few days for Portlaoise Panthers after they bagged two All Ireland trophies in the space of three days. Their U-18...
Kieran Lillis in action - Photo Paul Dargan

Captain Lillis says league opener got Laois’s season ‘off on the right foot’

Laois got their league campaign off to a positive start last Sunday as they came back from a six-point deficit to come away with...
Laois senior footballers

One change to Laois football team ahead of league clash with Armagh

Mike Quirke has named his team to face Armagh in the Division 2 Allianz National football league this weekend. And there is just one change...

Laois people could be affected by Saorview frequency change

Saorview customers in Laois are likely to be affected by the frequency change and should take action now to avoid any disruption in service. Following...

BREAKING: Laois Camogie team to compete in 2020

The Laois camogie team are back on track for 2020! A representative of the Camogie Association confirmed this evening that Laois will compete for the...

Brave performance sees Portlaoise fall short to Weston in hockey league

Portlaoise 0 Weston 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club travelled up to Lucan on Saturday to compete against Weston Hockey Club....

LIVE BLOG: Laois hurlers take on Wexford in opening round of Allianz Hurling League

We've still a week to go in the month of January but today brings the start of the Allianz National Hurling League. Eddie Brennan's men...

Laois Ladies football team named ahead of Sunday’s clash against Wicklow

The Laois ladies football team has been announced for Sunday's clash against Wicklow in the Lidl Ladies National Football League opener. They welcome the visitors...