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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.
Robbie Kehoe was in action for O'Dempsey's tonight

O’Dempsey’s complete league double over The Heath

The Heath 0-13 O'Dempsey's 1-12 ACFL Division 1A A first half goal from Eoin Finlay proved decisive as O'Dempsey's completed a league double over The Heath...

Remember the Game: 2000 Feile football win for Graiguecullen

Graiguecullen 1-7 St Joseph's 0-5 2000 Feile Football Final Graiguecullen captured the first Laois Feile football title of the 21st century following a five point win...
Stradbally Town kept their chances of survival in the CCFL Division 1 alive with a draw this morning

Call for new members to attend Stradbally Town AGM

Stradbally Town AFC will hold their Annual General Meeting on Thursday June 8 in Napper Tandy's Function Room at 8.30pm. All current members are asked...
Fergal Conway in action against Colm Begley during the Leinster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final

Classy Kildare prove far too strong for Laois

Brought to you in association with DS Sports Laois 1-7 Kildare 1-21 Leinster Senior Football Championship Quarter Final Laois's Leinster Championship campaign is over after they were...
Laois ladies footballer Aileen O Loughlin

Laois Ladies off the mark with fine win over Kildare

Laois 2-13 Kildare 2-8 TG4 LGFA Leinster Championship Round 2 Laois Ladies had outstanding performances from two teenagers to help them record their first Leinster Championship win...
We're live from O'Connor Park today

LIVE BLOG: A Laois double header in O’Connor Park

Brought to you in association with DS Sports We're in O'Connor Park in Tullamore this afternoon for a unique double header involving the Laois Ladies...
Laois team from 2003

WATCH: The Sunday Game highlights from the 2003 Leinster final are just magic

Brought to you in association with DS Sports Can you believe that it is now 14 years since Ian Fitzgerald climbed into the Hogan Stand...
The Laois team pictured in a huddle before the match

Can you name the Laois panel from 2003?

Brought to you in association with DS Sports 2003 was a glorious time for Gaelic football in Laois. Our minors won the All-Ireland while our seniors...
Laois and Kildare have had a fierce rivalry down through the years - try our quiz and see what your knowledge is like

Test your memory with our Laois and Kildare football quiz

Brought to you in association with DS Sports Laois and Kildare contest the Leinster football Championship quarter final in O’Connor Park on Sunday. But what is your knowledge...
Colm Parkinson in one of his final games for Portlaoise in 2011

Parkinson hits out at rule ‘preventing’ his Portlaoise return

Former Laois and Portlaoise footballer Colm Parkinson has hit out at a GAA rule which he claims is preventing him from playing football for...
The medal which was auctioned off

Rare Laois 1915 All-Ireland medal fetches €11k at auction

An extremely rare Laois All-Ireland medal from 1915 has fetched €11,000 at a recent auction. The nine carat gold 'Celtic Cross' was one of hundreds of...
The renaissance in Padraig McMahon's career has been incredible

The incredible renaissance of Pádraig McMahon

Brought to you in association with DS Sports When Tomás Ó Flatharta told the media in 2015 that Pádraig McMahon had stepped away from the...

Three arrests in relation to assault of elderly couple

Gardaí have arrested three males in an ongoing investigation into the burglary and assault of elderly couple at the start of May. The elderly man was...

Men disturbed trying to steal diesel in Mountrath

Gardaí are following a definite line of inquiry after an attempted theft of diesel from a bus in Mountrath this morning. Two men were in the...

Portlaoise Panthers to join Basketball Ireland Men’s National League

Portlaoise Panthers are among five teams to have successfully applied to join the Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One National League for the 2017/18 season. All...
Cathal Grennan competed for Ireland last weekend at an international universities event

Laois athletes excel at International Universities event for Ireland

Two Laois athletes were part of the Irish team which beat Scotland in an International Universities event at Morton Stadium in Santry over the...
The Women's Rugby World Cup trophy in Killeen NS last week

In pictures: Women’s Rugby World Cup trophy comes to Killeen NS

There was great excitement in Killeen NS last week as the Women's Rugby World Cup trophy came to the school. As part of the day...

Laois Cumann na mBunscol to meet this week to discuss controversial final

Laois Cumann na mBunscol are due to meet this week to discuss the controversial events in one of the hurling finals in O'Moore Park last Thursday. The Division...
Adam Campion was influential for St Joseph's tonight but he is soon off to the USA

Unstoppable Joseph’s win again to edge closer to league final

St Joseph's 4-14 Arles-Killeen 1-7 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A St Joseph's made it back-to-back ACFL Division 1A wins last night to move within touching...
Tom Shiel was excellent for Stradbally tonight

Shiel signs off in style as Stradbally beat Portlaoise

Stradbally 0-19 Portlaoise 2-10 Laois Shopping Centre Division 1A Tom Shiel kicked six points as Stradbally moved up to fourth place in Division 1A following a...
Annanough and Barrowhouse will do battle in this IFC relegation decider

All of Sunday’s Laois GAA results

A tough day at the office for the Laois hurlers but a brilliant day for the Laois camogie team as well as wins for...

Rampant Wexford end 13-man Laois’s Leinster campaign

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens. Laois 1-17 Wexford 3-25 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final Laois's Leinster hurling campaign is over after they were...
Laois manager Eamonn Kelly will be hoping some of the injuries heal up for next weekend

Laois manager Kelly searches for positives after Wexford defeat

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens. Laois senior hurling manager Eamonn Kelly pointed out the positive aspects of his team's display following their...
Join our Live Blog of tonight's JFC semi finals

Big result in the ACFL Division 1A relegation battle and the rest of Friday’s...

There was a massive result for The Heath in tonight's only ACFL Division 1A game as they got the better of Graiguecullen by 1-15...

A roundup of all today’s Cumann na mBunscol action

On a hectic day of the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol action in O’Moore Park today, 5 finals between hurling and camogie were decided. Here’s all of...

Second half blitz sees Killadooley beat Ballyadams

Killadooley 5-6 Ballyadams 2-3 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 4 Hurling A strong second half showing from Killadooley was the difference in the last of the...

Brilliant Byrne the star for Graiguecullen

St Fiaccs' NS Graiguecullen 7-13 Mountmellick 0-0 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 9 Hurling Jack Byrne was the star of the show in the penultimate hurling final...

Ratheniska prove goals wins games against neighbours Stradbally

Ratheniska 5-3 St Colman's NS Stradbally 2-0 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 5 Camogie Ratheniska proved that goals win games as they got the better of...

Coss is class as Kildooley beat Ballyroan

Killadooley NS 7-7 Ballyroan 6-4 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 3 Camogie Aíva Coss scored four first half goals as Kiladooley NS claimed the Division 3...

Seven goal Cillian leads Ardough to first title

Ardough 9-6 Ballacolla 5-7 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Roinn 7 Hurling Ardough got the better of Ballacolla in the first hurling final of the day thanks...

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