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Crettyard

Crettyard into intermediate semi-final after win over 14 man Ballyroan-Abbey

Crettyard 2-16 Ballyroan-Abbey 0-13 Laois IFC Round 2 – Winners section Crettyard were comfortable winners in the end over Ballyroan-Abbey as they had nine points to...

St Joseph’s hit the ground running to record big win over Ballylinan

St Joseph's 3-20 Ballylinan 1-13  Laois SFC Round 1 The final Round 1 game in the Senior Football championship was played tonight as the postponed match...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Ballylinan and St Joseph’s meet in delayed...

With the Laois ladies football team playing in Croke Park today, and winning the Intermediate All-Ireland final in great style, all the scheduled hurling...
The Harps General

Strong second half showing sees The Harps past Borris-Kilcotton and into IHC knockout stages

Borris-Kilcotton 0-14 The Harps 0-19 Intermediate Hurling Championship Group A Round 2 The Harps secured a place in the knockout stages of the IHC after a...
Property watch

Property Watch: Five homes currently on the market in Mountmellick

On this week’s Property Watch we look at five homes currently for sale in the Mountmellick area. Among the properties featuring this week is an...

Portarlington coast to victory as they put six goals past Spink in JFC opener

Portarlington 6-10 Spink 1-7 Laois Junior Football Championship Group B Round 1  Portarlington's second team were a different class than their opponents in Spink this morning. For...
Stradbally Team

Stradbally look to be picking up form as they try to recapture Glory Days

Stradbally's record in recent times is bizarre. In the past eight seasons they've been in the relegation playoffs five times - and won the...

Graiguecullen do enough to get past tough Clonaslee St Manman’s in Round 1

Graiguecullen 1-10 Clonaslee St Manman's 0-9 Laois SFC Round 1 Graiguecullen laboured to a four point win over Clonaslee St Manman's with Ross Hennessy's 40th minute...

The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Portlaoise man named as victim of drowning tragedy at popular lake on Saturday Michael Timmons has been named as the man who died...
The Rock

Injuries, retirements and absentees hit The Rock ahead of latest Intermediate campaign

It will be 24 years this December since The Rock made their one and only appearance in a Senior football final. The club made a...
property watch

Property Watch: Five homes currently on the market in Stradbally

On this week’s Property Watch we look at five homes currently for sale in the Stradbally area. Among the properties featuring this week is a...
Rathdowney-Errill-Division-1B

Rathdowney-Erill blow Portlaoise out of the park to make winning start to Premier Intermediate...

Rathdowney-Erill 3-19 Portlaoise 1-12 Premier IHC Group A Round 1 Rathdowney-Erill finished impressive 13 point winners over Portlaoise in Trumera this evening. Rathdowney-Erill's second team never looked...
the weel that was

The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Friends and family rally around Laois man in Maynooth as family go through unimaginable grief A fundraising night was held in Maynooth last...
Porlaoise hurling team

Portlaoise eager to gain promotion back to Senior but face several challenges

Portlaoise are a tough outfit to understand in recent years. They have had some massive wins at this grade but have never been able to...
Castletown General

Will Castletown avoid relegation battle and bridge the gap to top four in 2022?

Castletown is a club that is central to the history of Laois hurling and they are of course very eager to get back to...
Ballinakill celebrations

Can Ballinakill beat the drop in 2022 as they bounce straight back up from...

After finally being promoted in 1995, Ballinakill have been a steady senior club. On the two occasions they have been relegated – in 2013 and...
Rosenallis hurlers General

Rosenallis’ third successive season at Senior hurling – can they reach the heights of...

Rosenallis will be hoping to emulate their 2020 form this year as they head into their third successive season at the top tier of...
Eight young players to watch out for SHC

Young players to watch out for as Senior hurling championship gets underway

The Senior hurling championship will get underway this week and it is once again expected to be an exciting affair. The action will begin on...
Premier IHC, Intermediate and Junior Hurling Young Players to Watch

12 young players to watch out for in the Premier Intermediate, Intermediate and Junior...

The Premier Intermediate, Intermediate and Junior hurling championships are set to get underway over the coming days. And ahead of those - we have picked...
property watch

Property Watch: Homes for sale in Laois for around €250,000

On this week's Property Watch we take a look at five homes for sale in Laois for approximately €250,000. We look at homes for sale...
the week that was

The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Fundraiser launched for daughters of Laois father following aggressive Motor Neurone Disease diagnosis A GoFundMe has been launched for Jonathan McCowen, a Portarlington...

Erone Fitzpatrick on her Player of the Month Award, the championship so far and...

The Laois Ladies footballers are one game away from an All-Ireland Final as they take on Clare in the Intermediate All-Ireland semi-final this Sunday...
The Harps ACHL Division 4

Goals crucial for The Harps as they clinch Division 4 hurling title

The Harps 5-13 Rosenallis 1-23 ACHL Division 4 Final The Harps' third team secured the Division 4 title over Rosenallis' second this afternoon after a great...
property watch

Property Watch: Five home for sale in Laois from €400,00 to €500,000

On this week’s Property Watch we take a look at some of the homes currently for sale froom €400,000 to €500,000. We will look at...
top stories

The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - 120-acre residential farm in Laois sold by online auction for €1.34 million A 120-acre residential farm in Laois netted a cool €1.34 million...

Three centuries worth of Laois life presented through the lens of one family

A captivating chronicle of Laois life from 1700-2000 will be launched on July 9 at 7.30pm in Scully’s pub in Ballyroan. Three centuries of Laois...
portlaoise feile teams

Portlaoise boys and ladies footballers all set for National Féile adventure

Portlaoise GAA will be very busy today when the John West National Féile competitions get underway. Portlaoise have both their ladies and boys U-15 footballers...
football

Division 1B and 2 champions to be crowned this weekend as league football finals...

Stradbally v Killeshin  ACFL Division 1B Final in O’Moore Park at 7.30pm  Stradbally and Killeshin clash in the Division 1B final this evening in O'Moore Park...

Lalor’s rocket the difference as Camross defeat Rathdowney-Errill for Division 3 glory

Camross 3-17 Rathdowney-Errill 2-12 ACHL Division 3 Final Camross claimed the Division 3 hurling league title this evening after yet another battle with Rathdowney-Errill. Incredibly, the two...
Ken Wardrop Christmas

Cast sought for a Portarlington award-winning filmmaker recruiting for Irish Christmas Documentary 

A new documentary about the ins and outs of an Irish Christmas is currently recruiting it's cast. Anne-Marie Fitzgerald, the documentaries’ Casting Researcher is on...