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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.

Second Laois family set to appear on popular RTE TV show

A second kind-hearted Laois family are set to appear on our TV screens this weekend in the popular RTE show 'Raised By The Village'. This...

Kind Laois family set to appear on popular RTE TV show

As the saying goes "it takes a village to raise a child" - and one Laois family is going to put that theory to...

BREAKING: Laois GAA confirm senior football management team and appoint new Minor manager

Laois GAA have appointed a brand new Minor football manager and confirmed the make-up of the senior football management team. Following the decisions of Donncha...

From the TV screen to O’Moore Park glory – 2019 is a year this...

Darklands aired on Virgin Media One for the first time last week and episode two is set to take place tonight. Laois teenager Ryan Burke...

Killeshin manager Browne says whole community should be proud of his side

Killeshin's first ever appearance in a Laois senior football final saw them come up agonizingly short against reigning champions Portlaoise in O'Moore Park yesterday. The...

Portlaoise duo’s St Kevin’s Boys/Bohemians claim Mark Farren U-17 glory

Colin Conroy and Aaron Doran are celebrating tonight after St Kevin's Boys/Bohemians claimed U-17 Mark Farren Cup glory in Tralee today. The former Portlaoise AFC...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the Laois MFC and SFC finals

The big day of the Laois football calendar has arrived. We have two huge games today as the Laois senior and minor football championships will...

In Pictures: Remembering Killeshin’s Celebrity Bainisteoir adventure

2019 may be the first time in Killeshin GAA's 98-year history that they have reached a Laois senior football final - but 2011 was...

Laois band Cua release new album and launch tour

One of Laois's most popular folk bands has released a new album and also confirmed details of a new tour. John Davidson, Shane Booth and...

RTE presenter set to give talk on sustainable farming in Laois

RTE presenter Duncan Stewart will be in Laois tomorrow night to give a talk on “The Future of Sustainable Farming in Laois”. The talk, on...

REVEALED: Laois senior hurlers Leinster championship fixtures announced

Leinster GAA have released fixture details for the 2020 Leinster championship and Laois are going to be involved in some tasty games. Eddie Brennan's charges...

REVEALED – New Laois family set to take part in extremely popular TV Show

Ireland’s Fittest Family returns to our TV screens in just over two weeks time and we will have Laois representation once again. LaoisToday understands that...

Fixtures dates and charity chosen for Laois Divisional Football Competition

Laois GAA have confirmed the fixture dates, venues and the chosen charity for this year's Divisional Football Competition. The domestic club football season will conclude...

Appeal for information launched after popular Laois shop broken into

An appeal for information has been launched after a Laois shop was broken into overnight. Parklane Interiors in Portarlington, owned by Cathy Rogers and Mary...

A host of Laois players set to be involved in League of Ireland U-15...

The FAI National Shield Final takes place tonight with a host of Laois players set to be involved on both sides. Carlow-Kilkenny take on Wexford...

Laois GAA confirm referees for Senior and Senior A county hurling finals

Laois GAA has announced their officials for the County Hurling Final Day on Sunday, October 20. Castletown’s Alan Doheny will referee his first Laois Shopping...

Manchester United striker makes young Laois boy’s dreams come through

This is a really sound gesture. Back at the start of this season, a young Manchester United fan from Laois made a banner for his...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Tiernan Power Derrykearn, Abbeyleix, Laois Unexpectedly. Deeply regretted by his loving parents Tom and...

Former Laois manager takes role as Kerry U-20 football boss

Former Laois football manager John Sugrue has been appointed as boss of the Kerry U-20 footballers. The Park-Ratheniska clubman has taken over the role from...

The Harps see off 13-man Ballyfin to book Senior A final place

Ballyfin 0-11 The Harps 2-16 Laois Shopping Centre Senior 'A' Hurling Championship Semi Final  The Harps will face Rosenallis in this year's Senior A decider after...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as The Harps take on Ballyfin for a...

A place in the Senior ‘A’ hurling final against Rosenallis is up for grabs tonight when Ballyfin and The Harps clash in O’Moore Park. Rosenallis...

New TV crime drama starring Laois teenager set to begin tonight

This looks like it will be really, really good. Back in August, Virgin Media, formerly TV3, announced their new schedule for the end of the...

All of Saturday’s Laois GAA results and reports

It was a very busy and wet Saturday on the GAA front. We had two county finals down for decision, a host of semi finals...

Rosenallis down Colt to reach Senior A hurling final and keep double dreams alive

Rosenallis 3-15 Colt 0-9 Laois Shopping Centre SHC 'A' Semi Final Rosenallis's bid for a football and hurling championship double remains on track as they dismantled...

Dominant Delaney sees The Harps banish 2018 demons to claim Minor hurling glory

Abbeyleix Gaels 1-11 The Harps 3-13 Midlands Park Hotel Minor 'A' Hurling Championship Final  The Harps have avenged their county final loss from 12 months ago...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the Minor hurling final and Senior ‘A’...

We're only got three more weekends of matches left in O'Moore Park and we have two big games to bring you this evening. The action...

Duggan and Murphy lead The Harps to U-13 ‘A’ hurling glory

The Harps 3-9 Rathdowney-Errill 1-0 Midlands Park Hotel U-13 'A' Hurling Championship Final  Justin Duggan and Eoin Murphy were the stars of the show as The...

14-man Rosenallis see off 12-man Clonaslee to claim Intermediate glory

Clonaslee 1-9 Rosenallis 0-14 Laois Shopping Centre IFC Final Rosenallis will play in the 2020 Laois senior football championship after they defeated their neighbours Clonaslee in...

O’Dempsey’s end Castletown’s winning streak and avenge 2018 Junior loss to claim glory

Brought to you in association with The Anvil Inn O'Dempsey's 3-8 Castletown 2-9 Laois Shopping Centre JFC Final Castletown's three year winning streak is over as they...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the Laois JFC and IFC Finals

Brought to you in association with the Anvil Inn We're hurtling towards the end of the domestic GAA season and two more county finals are down for...

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