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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.

ADHD Ireland to host free information session in Portlaoise this month

ADHD Ireland will host two free information sessions for the public, both taking place on Monday, January 20. The session will take place at ADHD...

Garda appeal for information following Abbeyleix accident involving man and truck

Gardaí in Laois are appealing for anyone with information following an incident that took place in Abbeyleix at the weekend. The incident happened at about...

Tough start to the new year for Panthers teams in National League

Portlaoise Panthers 65 Waterford Vikings 81 Men’s Division 1 National League  Portlaoise Panthers had a tough start to the year as both their men's and women's...

Laois U-20’s lose out to Kildare in John Kerins Cup opener

Laois 1-07 Kildare 2-17 U-20 John Kerins Cup The Laois U-20's had a tough start to 2020 this evening as they took on Kildare away where...

Laois town hosting tractor run in aid of local school this Sunday

Stradbally will be host to a tractor and truck run tomorrow (Sunday, January 5) in aid of St Colman's National School. The event will be...

Laois hurling team announced ahead of clash against Westmeath

The inter-county season roars back into life this weekend with three Laois teams set to be in action. The Laois senior hurlers will take on...

Laois artists urged to get involved as search for 2020 Texaco Children’s Art Competition...

It's that time of year again! Get your paint brushes and colouring pencils ready because the search is on to find the 2020 Texaco Children's...

In Pictures: Park/Ratheniska Timahoe celebrate underage success with Waterford hurler

Park/Ratheniska-Timahoe Hurling Club provided their members with a very informative and enjoyable nights entertainment on Monday, December 30. The event played a great role in helping...

In Pictures: Portlaoise LGFA celebrate success at Minor Awards night

Portlaoise LGFA honoured their Minor 'A' county champions over the Christmas period at their Awards Night. The awards took place in Roll 'N Bowl, Portlaoise...
Emo Court

Emo Court to feature in popular RTE series tonight

Our very own Emo Court will be featured on RTÉ's 'Great Irish Interiors' series tonight. The episode is the last in the series and looks...

All you need to know about this weekend’s busy GAA action to kick off...

There is a busy weekend in store for multiple county squads as they play their first games of 2020. The senior and U-20 footballers are...

In Pictures: Success in numbers at Clonenagh school fundraiser

Clonenagh Nation School's Family Fun Run/Walk was a massive success on Saturday, December 28th. A great crowd of over 150 people participated in the Run/Walk in Coolrain...

Tusla-Child and Family Agency reaching out to Laois families for urgent foster care

Tusla-Child and Family Agency has issued an urgent appeal for a foster carer(s) for a child in Laois and the Midlands. Tusla is seeking a...
Christmas LaoisToday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … but, not for everyone

I cannot speak on behalf of everyone, but from my own experience, this offers some food for thought. Christmas is the time of year you...

In Pictures: The Rock school open new extension

The Rock National School opened up their new extension this afternoon. The extension will cater for pupils with special needs and those who may need...

Laois school to host Annual Tractor Run and auction signed flag by 2019 Open...

Clonenagh National School's Annual Tractor Run will take place in Coolrain on Saturday December, 28. This fundraising event has proven to be a great day...

Portlaoise artist going from strength to strength as he releases new music video

Simply excellent. Portlaoise man, Kean Kavanagh has been busy over the past couple of years with his music, producing and touring. Almost a year since his...

Local community set ‘Busk for Cuisle’ to raise much needed funds

This Thursday, December 19, will see musicians and the local community gather together for a great cause. 'Busk for Cuisle' will take place in Kavanaghs...

Christmas Spirit leads the way as local community raise funds for the ‘Help Jamie...

There is really nothing like the local community in times of need and this family have been blown away by the support. If you've been...

Young guns leading the way in Quirke’s Laois squad heading into the New Year

The Laois senior footballers had their first win of the O'Byrne Cup over Wexford on Saturday afternoon. Mark Barry stepped up to kick the winning...

‘I was just so proud of my family for what we achieved’ – Maeve...

The Mahers of Killeshin just fell short of the Ireland's Fittest Family crown last night but what a performance they gave. From the beginning of...

Mixed fortunes for Portlaoise Panthers National League teams over the weekend

Portlaoise Panthers 66 IT Carlow 83 Men’s Division 1 National League  The Panthers men had home advantage as they welcomed IT Carlow for their usual derby...

The Mahers look to be crowned Ireland’s Fittest Family as they take on tonight’s...

Tonight is the night! The Mahers will take on the incredible tough challenge of the Ireland's Fittest Family final and it airs tonight. Last weekend, Nicholas,...

Barry to the rescue as Laois hold off Wexford in Round 2 of O’Byrne...

Laois 1-12 Wexford 1-11 Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup Round 2 The Laois senior footballers travelled to Enniscorthy where they had a nail biting win over...

Talented Portarlington swimmer shortlisted for RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year tonight

Best of luck Nicole! Portarlington swimmer, Nicole Turner has been shortlisted for RTÉ's Young Sports Person of the Year. The awards will be live tonight (Saturday)...

Plenty of Christmas cheer as Trumera students host Christmas concert

There was plenty of Christmas spirit in the Gaelscoil Thromaire, Mountrath as they held their Christmas Concert in Trumera GAA Hall recently. The children and...

Laois set for Wexford O’Byrne Cup clash but manager Quirke says National League is...

The Laois senior footballers continue their start to the 2020 season with their second O'Byrne Cup game away to Wexford this afternoon. Mike Quirke's men...

Women in Sport: Ireland’s Fittest Family contestant and talented athlete Maeve Maher

This week we have something special in our 'Women in Sports' segment. The Ireland's Fittest Family final will air Sunday night at 6:30pm on RTE1,...

Laois Ladies Minor panel for 2020 season announced

The Laois Ladies Minor team for 2020 has been announced and there are some superb players listed. The team is managed by Paul Mulhall and...

Local business helps Mannion family fundraise for ‘Jamie Wants to Walk’ campaign

If you've been following the story of the beautiful little Jamie Mannion and his family over the last couple of weeks then you'll be...