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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.

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...

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...

Women in Sport: Ahead of the National Cup final it’s Portlaoise Panthers captain Deirdre...

Portlaoise Panthers have a big weekend and the Senior women are up next in tomorrow's final. They take on Trinity Meteors at 1:30pm in the...

Fantastic Portlaoise Panthers crowned U-18 National Cup Champions

Portlaoise Panthers 76 Waterford Wildcats 53 Hula Hoops U-18 Women‘s National Cup Final What an incredible week it has been for some of these players. Their...

Laois hurling team named ahead of tomorrow’s league opener

Eddie Brennan has name his squad for tomorrow evening's Allianz National League opener against Wexford. Having named his captain and vice-captain for 2020 during the...

Quirke announces Laois football team to take on Roscommon

Mike Quirke has named his team for the Laois footballers opening game of the Allianz National League. They will travel to Dr Hyde Park in...

All roads lead to Tallaght as Portlaoise Panthers prepare for National Cup finals this...

The weekend we've all been waiting for is finally here. It's an exciting weekend as Portlaoise Panthers travel to the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght...

Captain Lillis looking forward to leading Laois side in 2020

Laois senior football manager, Mike Quirke, announced his squad's captain and vice-captains during the week. Portlaoise's Kieran Lillis was named captain while John O'Loughlin and...

Young influences to the fore as Brennan’s men gear up for league opener

The Laois senior hurlers are positive heading into Saturday's Allians National League Division 1 opener against Wexford in MW Hire O'Moore Park at 7pm. Manager...

Quirke positive ahead of Laois footballers league campaign despite multiple injuries

The Allianz National football League is kicking off this weekend and Laois will travel to Dr Hyde Park to take on Roscommon on Sunday...

Rowland and Purcell gearing up for 2020 season

This weekend will see the Laois hurlers begin their Allianz National League campaign. They welcome Wexford to O'Moore Park on Saturday evening at 7pm. Speaking ahead...

In Pictures: Exciting scenes as Scoil Chríost Rí bring All Ireland title back home

The champions are home! Pat Critchley's Scoil Chríost Rí squad were crowned U-19 ‘A’ champions this morning in the school's final in the National Basketball...

Brennan hits out at hurling fixtures insisting they ‘need to be looked at’

Laois will begin their Allianz Hurling League campaign this week as they take on Wexford in O'Moore Park at 7pm. However, manager Eddie Brennan believes...

Legendary Scoil Chríost Rí crowned U-19 All Ireland Champions after spectacular performance

Scoil Chríost Rí 70 Our Lady of Mercy Waterford 38 Schools U-19 'A' Girls Cup Final  They've done it!! Pat Critchley's team are All Ireland Champions and...

United Ireland a large focus as Sinn Féin launch election campaign

The 2020 General Election is fast approaching and Sinn Féin have just one representative in the Laois-Offaly constituency. Brian Stanley was the only TD in...

The highlights, challenges and advice from the Mahers after All Ireland’s Fittest Family experience

Nicholas, Fionn, Maeve and Cara Maher picked up their 'Sports Star(s) of the Month' award for December, sponsored by Tommy Buggy in partnership with...

The Mahers of Ireland’s Fittest Family named as LaoisToday/Property Partners Buggy Sports Star of...

Ireland's Fittest Family finalists, The Mahers, were the worthy recipient of ‘Sports Star(s) of the Month’ as they picked up their award in Property...

Strong Scoil Chríost Rí go in search of more All Ireland basketball medals

All roads lead to the National Basketball Arena next Wednesday, January 22 for the All Ireland Schools Basketball Senior A Cup Final. Scoil Chríost Rí...

Big win for Portlaoise in Leinster hockey league

Portlaoise 2 Wicklow 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 Wicklow 1st, who lie in second place in the league table, proved to be tough opposition...

One win and one loss for Portlaoise Panthers teams as National League continues

Portlaoise Panthers 73 Griffith Templogue 67 Women’s Division 1 National League Wow, what a game! These women are always on the go! Just off the back of...

In Pictures: All Ireland football champions Scoil Chríost Rí receive Civic Reception

It’s not too often you get a Civic Reception but Scoil Chríost Rí footballers are more than worthy. Laois County Council held the reception for...

In Pictures: Great turnout for Emo’s Operation Transformation walk

There was a huge turnout this morning as Operation Transformation came to Emo! The show’s doctor, Dr. Sumi was joined by Claire Beakhurst to lead...