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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.
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

All Friday night’s Laois GAA and Feile results

There was another bumper night of action in Laois and a round of Feile fixtures in Ulster. St Joseph's are into the Division 1 final...

Three changes for Laois hurling team to play Carlow

Laois senior hurling manager Eamonn Kelly has made three changes to the team to face Carlow on Sunday. This is Laois's first game since there...
The Ballinakill-Park-Ratheniska Gaels team who beat Clough-Ballacolla in the Minor B Hurling league final

Gaels too strong for Clough-Ballacolla in minor hurling decider

Ballinakill-Park-Ratheniska Gaels 3-13 Clough-Ballacolla 0-13 Minor B Hurling League Final Ballinakill-Park-Ratheniska Gaels were crowned Minor B Hurling League champions following a nine point win over Clough-Ballacolla...
The Electric Picnic 2017 festival will take this September in Stradbally

Raft of new acts announced for Electric Picnic

In just over two months, Electric Picnic 2017 will take place in Stradbally and this latest act announcement has wet our appetite further. First up,...
Martin Murphy

Stradbally deal blow to O’Dempsey’s league final hopes

Stradbally 1-16 O'Dempsey's 0-17 ACFL Division 1A Stradbally completed a league double over O'Dempsey's and opened the door for Portlaoise as the race for a league...
Robbie Dowling was in fine form for The Heath last night in their win over Arles-Killeen

Strong second half sees The Heath relegate Arles-Killeen

The Heath 1-14 Arles-Killeen 0-10 ACFL Division 1A The Heath produced a strong second half performance to end any outside chance that they would be relegated...
The new Laois Republic of Ireland Supporters Club has been launched

Republic of Ireland Laois Supporters Club launched

A Republic of Ireland Supporters Club in Laois has been launched. A number of staunch soccer people in the county have come together to form...
Muireann ni Chonaill ( Arts Officer, Laois Co. Council ), Clr. Tom Mulhall ( Cathaoirleach, Laois Co. Council) and Artist- John Keating , pictured with participants

In Pictures: Large turnout at Laois Arthouse exhibition

There was a big turnout at a recent Laois Arthouse exhibition. The main attraction was the exhibition of work from 'Painting, and Drawing in Light,...
Seamas 'Cheddar' Plunkett

Can you name the Laois team from our last clash with Carlow?

The last time Laois and Carlow met in the hurling championship was in the Leinster Round Robin in 2015. Back then, Cheddar Plunkett's Laois were...
Join our Live Blog of tonight's JFC semi finals

All tonight’s Laois GAA results following a bumper night of action

There was a number of games down for decision across the various Laois GAA leagues this evening with significant results at both ends of...
Monasterevan GAA team come together to save captain's turf

WATCH: GAA team come together to save captain’s turf

Turf season is in full swing - but having a broken leg makes saving it a little difficult. Monasterevan senior football captain Paul Kelly broke...
The Portlaoise team who were crowned U-14 Feile champions this afternoon

Three Laois teams head to Ulster in search of Feile glory

Two Laois football clubs and one Laois Ladies football team are heading to Ulster tomorrow to begin their quests for Feile glory. This fantastic event will...
Cllr Paschal McEvoy has called for the speed van in Stradbally to go

No new roundabout for Stradbally amid calls for speed van to go

There will be no new roundabout built in Stradbally, Transport Infrastructure Ireland has indicated. The government body was requested to construct one on the N80...
Gardai are appealing for information following the robbery at a house in Portlaoise

Appeal for information following burglary in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for information after a house was burgled in Portlaoise. The incident occurred sometime between 3pm and 8pm on Sunday. A woman returned to...
Barrow Way Bike Hire

Winner announced in LaoisToday Barrow Way Bike Hire competition

To celebrate Father's Day last Sunday, we teamed up with with Barrow Way Bike Hire in Vicarstown. The prize? A chance of winning bike hire for...
The East End Hotel in Portarlington

Jobs boost for Portarlington following hotel re-opening

The East End Hotel is officially re-opening in Portarlington tomorrow. 12 new jobs will be created in the town as the hotel is relaunched under...
Maeve Dunne Laois Rose has become an ambassador for GROW

Laois Rose becomes GROW mental health ambassador

Laois Rose Maeve Dunne is joining GROW to highlight mental health awareness and re-establish a GROW mental health support group in Mountmellick. The 27-year-old, who...
Cllr John Moran was at the centre of controversy this afternoon

Controversy as Cllr Moran elected municipal chair

There was controversy at this afternoon's Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District meeting following the election of Cllr John Moran as chairman for the next year. At the...
Laois manager Eamonn Kelly has called for the introduction of an All-Ireland B competition

Laois hurling manager Kelly calls for All-Ireland B competition

Laois hurling manager Eamonn Kelly has called for the introduction of an All-Ireland 'B' competition for weaker counties to compete in. Kelly made the comments...
Laois U-21 captain Brian Daly will now play for St Joseph's after his transfer was granted

DRA rule that transfer of Laois U-21 football captain be heard again

The Disputes Resolution Authority has ruled that the proposed transfer of Laois U-21 captain Brian Daly from Barrowhouse to St Joseph's must be heard...
Fallen Lights performing at Sally's Portlaoise for mental health awareness

WATCH: Fallen Lights perform in Portlaoise pub to raise awareness for mental health

Band Fallen Lights blew the roof off Sally's Portlaoise last night on Day 28 of an incredible tour. As part of the release of their...
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Ballyroan-Abbey prove goals win games in U14 league success

Ballyroan-Abbey 5-5 St Joseph's 0-10 U-14 'A' Football League Final Both sides in this final managed ten scores each, but it was Ballyroan-Abbey's ability to get...

GAA wait for possibility of O’Moore Park football and hurling double header

The Laois senior footballers must wait on the outcome of the senior hurlers clash with Carlow this Sunday to find out when they will...
Cannabis herb valued at €500 was found in the search

Gardai seize €80,000 worth of cannabis in Portarlington

Gardaí seized €80,000 of cannabis herb at a house in Portarlington last night. Gardai raided the house as part of a planned operation at around...
Gareth Dillon's Portlaoise recorded a fine win over Graiguecullen

Portlaoise keep league final hopes alive by beating the leaders

Portlaoise 2-11 St Joseph's 2-4 ACFL Division 1A Portlaoise kept their hopes of reaching the league final alive by beating leaders St Joseph's in Kellyville this...
Laois GAA have released a statement

Creedon hoping Wicklow test will stand to Laois

  Laois manager Peter Creedon was relieved that his side got out of Aughrim with a win – but disappointed that it wasn’t by a...
The Lord Mayor of Rathdowney title has been vacant for a number of years

Rathdowney seeking to appoint first Lord Mayor in 30 years

Rathdowney is set to have a new Lord Mayor for the first time in 30 years. Five locals have put themselves forward to contest the...

Round-up: Eight Laois teams enjoy glorious Feile weekend

Eight Laois teams took part in the All-Ireland hurling and camogie Feile played at venues across Carlow, Wexford and Kilkenny at the weekend. Rosenallis, Clonaslee...
The victorious Rosenallis team who won the Laois Feile 'A' hurling title at the weekend

All-Ireland hurling Feile glory for Rosenallis

Rosenallis have been crowned All-Ireland Hurling Feile champions following an incredible weekend down South. The rural Laois club defeated many big clubs along the way...
The Knockbeg College team who took part in the annual 1916 Commemoration Football Blitz

Knockbeg College host second annual 1916 Commemoration Football Blitz

Knockbeg College hosted its Annual 1916 Commemoration Football Blitz last month. The Cup and Shield are named in honour of two prominent figures in the...