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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.

Peters late goal sees Castletown defeat Fitzpatrick-inspired Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe in Minor ‘B’ league final

Castletown 2-17 Park-Ratheniska-Tiamhoe 3-12 Midlands Park Hotel Minor 'B' Hurling League Final Jim Peters late strike broke Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe hearts as Castletown claimed Minor 'B' league hurling...

14-man Portlaoise defeat Ballylinan to get championship defence up and running

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders Portlaoise 2-18 Ballylinan 0-11 Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Round 1 Portlaoise had to play for 35...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Portlaoise take on Ballylinan in SFC Round...

The Laois senior football championship gets underway this evening in O'Moore Park. Reigning champions Portlaoise are about to start the defence of their title. The Town's...

LISTEN: Ones to Watch, Golden Oldies and who we think will win the senior,...

The football championships get underway this evening and our latest Podcast is here to guide you through it all. The action begins tonight as reigning...

All of Tuesday night’s Laois GAA results

There were seven games down for decision tonight as the Junior 'B' and Junior 'C' hurling championships got underway. The pick of the Round 1...

Laois publican thrilled with Lowry win a month after visit

Shane Lowry's stunning victory was celebrated across the country over the weekend - and they raised a glass to him in one Laois pub...

Legend of Laois Community Games ties the knot at the weekend

They say you are only as old as you feel - and these two are certainly testament to that. The weekend gone by saw the...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures as senior and intermediate football championships begin

TUESDAY JULY 23 All Games 7.30pm unless stated LAOIS SHOPPING CENTRE JUNIOR “B” HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Round 1(Extra time if necessary) Mountmellick v Portlaoise St Fintans Mountrath v Camross Ballinakill...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Mary (Molly) Lawlor (née Brennan) 13 Brockley Park, Stradbally, Laois Mary (Molly) passed away,...

LISTEN: Snapchat predictions, Laois U-20 footballers and Shane Lowry – it’s all on our...

We're back with another Podcast to reflect on another busy weekend for sport. After the great craic of being joined by three Laois senior hurlers...

Draw made for Round 2 of Intermediate and Junior hurling championships

The Round 2 draws for the Intermediate and Junior hurling championships have been made. The victors of the Round 2 Winners Section games in both...

Gardai appeal for information following robbery of truck and digger in Portlaoise

Gardai are appealing for witnesses and the public assistance following an incident at Tullamoy, Stradbally, Laois on last night. It happened shortly after 11pm whereby...

Three youths ‘interviewed’ by Gardai following ‘harassment’ of Laois couple

Gardai in Mountmellick say they have interviewed three youths following our story on a Laois couple who say their lives have been made 'a...

U-20 boss O’Loughlin says rule change needed if he is to stay in charge

Brought to you in association with Crettyard Stone Laois U-20 football manager Billy O'Loughlin says that unless the GAA changes the rule which prevents players...

Laois Camogie U-16s take step closer to All-Ireland semi finals following Derry win

Laois 6-10 Derry 2-6 All Ireland U-16 'B' Camogie Championship Round 3 The Laois camogie U-16s are just one step away from a place in the...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, July 22, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Denis P. Foley 213 Sue Ryder Home, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois / Dublin 2,...

All of Sunday’s Laois GAA results on a wet and busy day

We had eight games down for decision across the county today. Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe were the big winners on the day as they claimed a win in...
The Trumera team which won the IHC

Remarkable second half comeback sees Trumera defeat Clonad

Clonad 0-14 Trumera 3-8 Laois Shopping Centre Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 1 Second half goals from Conor Madden, Paddy Coogan and Cathal Brophy saw Trumera turn...

O’Dea inspired Clare down Laois Ladies in All-Ireland championship opener

Laois 1-12 Clare 4-13 Ladies All-Ireland Intermediate Football Championship Group 3 Round 2 The Laois Ladies will need a big win over Wexford next weekend if...

Rafter’s hat-trick fires Clough-Ballacolla beyond Mountmellick challenge

Clough-Ballacolla 4-19 Mountmellick 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 1 A hat-trick from teenager Chris Rafter and 11 points from midfielder Damien Bergin helped...

Big win for Laois Camogie over Wexford to keep All-Ireland semi final hopes alive

Laois 2-10 Wexford 1-9  All-Ireland Intermediate Championship Round 4 The Laois Camogie team kept their slim chance of a place in the All-Ireland Intermediate semi finals...

What you need to know as Laois ladies enter the All-Ireland intermediate championship

This Sunday sees the Laois LGFA footballers take the first step in their 2019 All-Ireland intermediate championship campaign. Here is what you need to know...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, July 21, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Denis P. Foley 213 Sue Ryder Home, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois / Dublin 2,...
The Laois minor hurling panel has been named

All of Saturday’s Laois GAA results as junior and intermediate hurling championships commence

Borris-Kilcotton and Portlaoise recorded wins this evening as the Junior and Intermediate hurling championships got underway this evening. In the IHC, in the meeting of...

Eight Talking Points as the Laois U-20s lose out to the Dubs in Leinster...

Brought to you in association with Crettyard Stone Last night saw the Laois U-20 footballers' season end as they were defeated by Dublin in O'Connor...

Laois U-20 boss O’Loughlin hits out at standard of refereeing as Leinster dream dies

Brought to you in association with Crettyard Stone The Laois U-20 footballers saw their dreams of winning a Leinster title ended by Dublin in O'Connor...

Archer to the fore as Dublin defeat Laois to claim Leinster U-20 title

Brought to you in association with Crettyard Stone Laois 0-17 Dublin 4-18 EirGrid Leinster U-20 Football Championship Final Ciarán Archer was Laois’s enemy again as he led...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as the Laois U-20 footballers go for Leinster...

Brought to you in association with Crettyard Stone The big match has finally arrived. We’re back in O’Connor Park tonight as the Laois U-20 footballers take...

Here’s your guide to the Laois U-20s Leinster final clash with Dublin

Brought to you in association with Crettyard Stone We’re back in O’Connor Park tonight as the Laois U-20 footballers take on Dublin in the final...

Laois couple like ‘prisoners’ in their home following years of ‘abuse’ from youths

A Laois couple are at the end of their tether after suffering what they say is 'unimaginable abuse' at the hands of a number...

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