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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.
Rosenallis will face The Harps in a playoff

Five star Rosenallis crush Clonad to bolster semi final bid

Rosenallis 5-25 Clonad 0-6 ACHL Division 1A There's no stopping Rosenallis at the moment as they inflicted an incredible 34-point defeat upon Clonad tonight. Their hosts were...
Big win for Killeshin tonight in the ACFL Division 1B promotion race

Wins for Killeshin and Park-Ratheniska in ACFL Division 1B and 2 action

There were two games down for decision in the second and tier tiers of the ACFL this evening. In Division 1B, Portarlington could clinch promotion...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

All Friday night’s Laois GAA results

It was an extremely busy night of domestic action in Laois with games in the top two Divisions of the hurling league plus plenty...
The Midlands Schoolboys League who won the Kennedy Cup Bowl this afternoon

Midlands Schoolboys League crowned Kennedy Cup Bowl winners

The Midlands Schoolboys League have been crowned Kennedy Cup Bowl winners this afternoon in Limerick. They beat Dundalk 1-0 in the decider to claim ninth...
The victorious Rosenallis team who won the Laois Feile 'A' hurling title at the weekend

Eight Laois teams heading South in search of Feile glory

Five Laois hurling clubs and three Laois camogie clubs are heading South today to begin their quests for Feile glory. Rosenallis, Clonaslee St Manman's, Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe,...
Mark Timmons has been named to make his first start of the season against Wicklow tomorrow

Three changes to Laois football team for Wicklow clash

Laois Senior football manager Peter Creedon has made three changes to the team to face Wicklow tomorrow evening. As reported by LaoisToday during the week,...
Dr Hillard will launch his book in Abbeyleix tonight

Book launch in Abbeyleix Heritage House tonight

Dr. K. Mark Hilliard will return to Abbeyleix tonight to release his new book The Crow’s Enchanted Dance: The Phenomenology of Sacred Place and...
Laois manager Tomas O'Flaharta against Wicklow in 2014 in Aughrim

Can you name the Laois team from our last trip to Aughrim?

Laois's last trip to Aughrim in 2014 was a happy one. It was Tomás Ó Flatharta's first year in charge and Laois travelled to the...
A big win for Graiguecullen tonight

Graiguecullen dent O’Dempsey’s league final aspirations

Graiguecullen 2-12 O'Dempsey's 1-8 ACFL Division 1A Graiguecullen dented O'Dempsey's aspirations of reaching the ACFL Division 1A final after they inflicted a seven point defeat upon...
Chris Conway was in top form for Arles-Kilcruise as they scored a big victory over Crettyard tonight in the ACFL Division 1B

Arles-Kilcruise get the better of Crettyard in relegation dogfight

Crettyard 1-12 Arles-Kilcruise 3-9 ACFL Division 1B Three first half goals were they key for Arles-Kilcruise as they scored a major win in the race to...
Robbie Dowling was in fine form for The Heath last night in their win over Arles-Killeen

Late surge sees The Heath past Stradbally in Championship rehearsal

Stradbally 0-10 The Heath 0-12 ACFL Division 1A The next time these two sides meet will be in the first round of the championship - but...
Join our Live Blog of tonight's JFC semi finals

All of Thursday night’s Laois GAA results

There was a very busy evening of GAA action in Laois tonight. We had our first relegations of the season from the top two Divisions...
The Midlands squad who have reached the Bowl final at the Kennedy Cup

WATCH: Penalty shoot-out glory for Midlands who reach Kennedy Cup Bowl final

The Midlands will have a chance to win silverware tomorrow morning after they advanced to the Kennedy Cup Bowl final in Limerick this afternoon. They...
Niall Donoher is fit for selection for Saturday's game against Clare

Double injury blow for Laois footballers ahead of Wicklow clash

Laois manager Peter Creedon has been dealt a double injury blow ahead of his side's All-Ireland Qualifier Round 1 clash against Wicklow on Saturday...
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

All Laois Ladies club championship fixtures this week postponed

Laois LGFA has decided that a round of Senior, Intermediate and junior club championship games scheduled for Friday night are postponed. The decision comes after...
Part of the planned redevelopment at Presentation Primary School Portarlington

Presentation Primary School Portarlington announce redevelopment plan

Presentation Primary School Portarlington have announced plans to majorly redevelop the school over the summer. The Offaly border school plans to invest in three major...
Kennedy Cup

Midlands reach Kennedy Cup Bowl semi final with Donegal win

The Midlands Schoolboys League have progressed to the semi-final of the Kennedy Cup Bowl following a 1-0 victory over Donegal this afternoon. The team, which...
Following a house fire, gardai found the drugs in the house

Gardaí find €500,000 worth of cannabis after house fire

Gardaí have seized cannabis valued at half a million euro and cocaine worth €20,000 after they were called to the scene of a house...

Laois family to feature on RTE’s Missing You over death of brother

A pair of Laois siblings are set to appear on an RTE program tonight to discuss the tragic passing of their younger brother. Romy and...
Laois is still a no wind zone after latest vote in the County Council

Government announce stricter wind turbine rules – but don’t increase set back distance

The Government have announced a raft of new restrictions for wind turbine constructions but have decided not to increase the minimum set back distance. 500...
Soccer

Midlands finish second in Kennedy Cup group to set up Donegal clash

The Midlands Schoolboys League will take on Donegal this evening in the Shield quarter final at the Kennedy Cup. The Midlands knew that they would...
John Bolton, pictured on his bike before setting off on his journey

Laois man begins epic Rocky Mountain cycle for charity

A Portarlington man has begun an incredible 4,500km cycle through the Rocky Mountains in a bid to raise funds for Laois Hospice. John Bolton, who captained...
Winners galore - huge numbers competed at the Laois Community Games finals on Sunday

RESULTS: Full list of winners from Laois Community Games finals

The Laois Community Games finals took place in St Abban's Atheltics ground on Sunday. Hundreds of children from all over the county, aged from U-8...
O'Moore FC celebrate LFA Junior Shield success

O’Moore FC become first Laois team to win LFA Shield

O'Moore FC 3 Howth Celtic 2 LFA Junior Shield Final The last piece of silverware for the 2016-17 domestic season was up for grabs on Saturday...
Cannabis has been seized

Gardaí make cannabis seizure worth €80,000

Gardaí have discovered a grow house and seized in excess of 100 cannabis plants during an operation in Offaly. As part of ongoing investigations targeting...
St Abban's athlete Sarah Buggy has been called into the Irish Squad for the European Cup

St Abban’s star named in Irish team for European Cup

Triple Jumper Sarah Buggy has been named in the Irish squad for the European Athletics Team Championships First League in the Finnish university town of...
The Midlands are launching a goalkeeping academy

Second stalemate leaves Midlands in battle for second place

The Midlands Schoolboys League have drawn their first two matches in Group 1 of the Kennedy Cup. These stalemates mean that they can no longer...
Liam Kealy had a fine game for Joseph's this afternoon

Injury time points salvage draw for St Joseph’s

St Joseph's 2-11 Graiguecullen 1-14 ACFL Division 1A St Joseph's wait to confirm their league final place will go on for another week after they required...
Laois GAA are hoping to form a Fr Manning Cup team

ACFL Division 2 round-up: Wins for Timahoe, St Joseph’s and Mountmellick

There were wins for Timahoe, St Joseph's and Mountmellick in tonight’s ACFL Division 2 games. These, along with Rosenallis's decision to give Ballyfin a walkover, gives us...
Emo-Courtwood-The Rock are into the MFC final

Here’s all Saturday’s Laois GAA results

The bulk of the action in Laois today took place in Division 2 of the ACFL where three games were down for decision. There were...