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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.

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...

Last minute goal devastates Laois U-20 side as they fall to Dublin

LAOIS 1-10 DUBLIN 2-10 U-20 John Kerins Cup Round 3  The Laois U-20 footballers suffered their third defeat of the John Kerins Cup this afternoon as...

Local mother opens up about her experience of first water birth of the year...

Laois's first home water birth of the year took place earlier this month and mum Colette Duff says it was a positive experience that...

Laois dog owners urged to ID tag their dogs following another sheep attack

Another attack on sheep, carried out by three dogs, took place yesterday and Laois Dog Warden Services are urging dog owners to ID Tag.  The...
Laois got the lowest amount of funding from Tourism board

WATCH: Laois castle features in new historic app which ‘brings history to life’

This one is for the die hard Laois fans! The Rock of Dunamase features in a new app that aims to 'bring history alive'. The castle...

Laois GAA launch new kit vans for 2020 season

Laois GAA have launched their new kit vans for 2020, sponsored by Downey’s Autostop. The Downey family have for years been proud supporters of Laois GAA...

Tickets on sale for Hula Hoops National Cup finals as Portlaoise Panthers go in...

Tickets for the Hula Hoops National Cup final are on sale now! They went on sale this afternoon after the fixtures for the fixtures for...

Laois triathlon club set to launch 11th annual event

Trilogy Triathlon Club is gearing up for its annual triathlon, TriLaois on Saturday, April 4 in Portlaoise Leisure Centre. As part of the preparations the...

Fixtures announced as Portlaoise Panthers prepare for Hula Hoops National Cup finals

Put the date in your diary! The fixtures for the 2019/2020 National Cup Finals have been announced. Portlaoise Panthers will be represented in the Women's Senior...

Operation Transformation comes to Laois village this weekend

If you've been looking to get active this January then look no further than getting up and running this Saturday. Operation Transformation are coming to...

Great news for local family as on-going fundraising sends them a step in the...

There some great news to start off 2020 for The Mannion family, and it's thanks to all the generosity they have received over the...

Melia returns as Panthers book spot in Women’s Senior National Cup final

Portlaoise Panthers 60 Team Tom McCarthy’s St Mary’s 49 Hula Hoops Women’s Division One National Cup Portlaoise Panthers and their come backs - two peas in...

14 man Laois fall short to Meath in second game of the John Kerins...

Laois 0-10 Meath 0-14 U-20 John Kerins Cup The Laois U-20's welcomed Meath this afternoon in Round 2 of the John Kerins Cup where they fell...

Laois students urged to get involved in this year’s Student Entrepreneur Awards

Enterprise Ireland is calling on Laois students from third level institutions nationwide with an innovative business idea, technology or solution to apply to this...

Historic Scoil Chríost Rí All Ireland football champions to be honoured in Civic Reception

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

Gallant Panthers bow out of U-20 National Cup after nail biting semi-final

Portlaoise Panthers 77 Waterford Wildcats 81 Hula Hoops U-20 Women’s National Cup It was always going to be a tough opening game but Panthers almost pulled off...

Big weekend for Portlaoise Panthers as four teams contest the Hula Hoops National Cup...

It's a big weekend for Portlaoise Panthers as they have four teams heading to Cork to compete in the Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals. This...

Camogie Association working with Laois to find ‘solution’ to withdrawal decision

The national Camogie body has said that it is in contact with Laois players and county board in a bid to get the county...