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Property Watch: A selection of homes available in Laois for around €230,000

On this week’s Property Watch we look at five homes currently for sale in Portlaoise, Mountmellick and Abbeyleix. Among the properties featuring this week are...

Abbeyleix and Mountmellick hurlers all set to hit the road for Leinster Quarter-Finals

Leinster Club IHC Quarter-Final – Bray Emmets (Wicklow) v Abbeyleix  In Echelon Park, Aughrim at 1:30pm Nearly six weeks on since Abbeyleix's convincing Premier Intermeidate county...

Exciting encounter anticipated as The Harps and Camross to battle for U-20 ‘A’ Hurling...

Laois U-20 'A' Hurling Final – The Harps v Camross In COE at 3.15pm This year's U-20 Hurling champions will be crowned by this evening as...
Rathdowney-Errill The Harps

Duggan the difference against Rathdowney-Errill as The Harps join Camross in the U-20 ‘A’...

Rathdowney/Errill 1-15 The Harps 2-16 Laois U-20 ‘A’ HC Semi-Final James Duggan hit 1-11, 1-5 coming from play, in an excepctional all-round display which was ultimately...

Historic moment for hockey as Laois secondary school record first league win

Dunamase College began their hockey journey almost five years ago now in 2018. The first group of students to play back then navigated the path...

In Pictures: Laois Screen Networking event and launch of the Laois Short Film Bursary...

The inaugural event for filmmakers, writers, producers, actors, and the variety of roles in screen production took place at the Dunamaise Arts Centre on...

Learning Hub launched as Laois secondary school hold first Open Night since the pandemic

Dunamase College hosted a very successful Open Evening recently as pupils and parents/guardians from the local primary schools got an in-person tour of the...

Portlaoise College student claims silver medal at the World Kickboxing Championship

Earlier this month, 3rd Year Portlaoise College student, Ugne Kleinaityte claimed a silver medal at the WKC World Kickboxing Championship. The tournament, which sees the...
Camross U-20 Hurlers

Camross book U-20 hurling semi-final spot at the expense of Clough-Ballacolla after tight affair

Camross 2-23 Clough-Ballacolla 1-21Laois U-20 ‘A' Hurling Championship Group A Round 3 Camross are into the semi-final stages of the U-20 Hurling Championship where they...

O’Keefe on fire as St Lazarians Abbeyleix claim U-16 ‘B’ Camogie title

St Lazarians Abbeyleix 1-12 Portlaoise 2-6 Laois U-16 'B' Camogie Championship Final Kaylee O'Keefe shot the lights out in Rathdowney this afternoon as she hit 0-9...

Naomh Eamann hold on against The Harps late surge to win U-16 Camogie title...

Naomh Eamann 2-9 The Harps 2-6 Laois U-16 ‘A’ Camogie Championship Final Naomh Eamann showed a defensive masterclass throughout this U-16 'A' camogie final in Rathdowney...

Brennan leads the way as Abbeyleix begin title defence with impressive win over The...

Abbeyleix 3-13 The Harps 0-8 Laois U-20 Hurling Championship Group B Round 1 This was arguably a match up between the two favourites for the championship...

Property Watch: What is there available to rent in Laois right now?

On this week’s Property Watch we will take a look at the struggling rental market. There are just the five rental options in Laois currently...

Abbeyleix look to bounce straight back to Senior but face stiff Clonaslee St Manman’s...

Laois Premier IHC Final – Abbeyleix v Clonaslee St Manman's In O’Moore Park at 2pm There is a potential to look at this match up as a...

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

1 - Laois secondary school appoints new principal as existing one set to retire after 22 years A Laois secondary school has appointed a new...

Property Watch: A range of homes currently for sale in Portarlington

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

The Harps through to Minor Hurling Final after tough battle with Camross

The Harps 2-11 Camross 0-9 Laois MHC 'A' Semi-Final It was a real dogged affair on a heavy Durrow pitch this evening as The Harps and...

Extra-Time dominance sees Sarsfields claim Laois Ladies Junior Football title

Sarsfields 4-9 The Heath 1-9 - after extra time Laois Ladies JFC Final Sarsfields' subs changed the game for them and it was those girls who...

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

1 - In Pictures: Wonderful selection of images from Day 1 of the Ploughing Over 91,000 spectators attended Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships...

A gulf in class as Park Ratheniska breeze past Ballyfin into Ladies Intermediate Football...

Park-Ratheniska 4-19 Ballyfin 2-7 Laois Ladies Intermediate Football Championship Semi-Final Park-Ratheniska made light work of their semi-final encounter with Ballyfin in Park-Ratheniska this evening. Erone Fitzpatrick and Ellen...

Ballyfin survive late Kilcavan-The Rock surge to win U-13 football ‘A’ Final

Ballyfin 1-11 Kilcavan-The Rock 1-10 Laois U-13 Football 'A' Championship Final Ballyfin claimed the U-13 'A' Football title in O'Moore Park this afternoon as they won...

Nelligan’s masterclass sees St Joseph’s claim U-13 ‘A1’ football championship

St Joseph's 2-13 Portarlington 2-7 Laois U-13 'A1' Football Championship Final Myles Nelligan gave an incredible display of shooting this morning which saw his St Joseph's...

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

1 - Laois student achieves one of the best Leaving Cert’s in the country with perfect eight H1s A Laois student achieved one of the...

We look ahead to all of Saturday’s hurling action as semi-finals in both Premier...

The Laois Intermediate and Premier Intermediate hurling semi-finals get underway today and there are several intriguing match ups. With the group stages and quarter-finals out...
Top Scorers

UPDATED: The latest Football Top Scorer charts as prize announced for the outright winners

Last weekend saw six Senior teams' 2022 season come to a close as the Senior Football Quarter-Finals and Relegation Final were played. Meanwhile in the...
Portlaoise St Brigid's (2)

Extra-time goals the difference as Portlaoise reach Ladies Football Senior Final

Portlaoise 3-8 St Brigid's 2-7 (AET) Ladies Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Portlaoise are back into the Laois Ladies Senior Football final, a title they won back...
Property watch

Property Watch: A selection of homes available in Laois for €350,000

On this week’s Property Watch we look at five homes currently for sale in Portlaoise, Ballyfin and Crettyard. Among the properties featuring this week are...

Bredin and Peavoy goals crucial as Camross claim U-13 ‘A’ hurling title

Camross 3-11 Borris-Kilcotton 2-5 U-13 Hurling Championship Final Camross clinched the 2022 U-13 'A' hurling title after a magnificent battle in O'Moore Park this morning. The sun...
Abbeleix Golf

Abbeyleix Golf Club claim Leinster title and will compete in All-Ireland Quarter-Final this month

Abbeyleix Golf Club are through to the All-Ireland quarter final after they beat Portlaoise Golf Club in the Central Leinster Pierce Purcell final in...

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

1 - In Pictures: Wonderful selection of images from Day 1 of Electric Picnic There is little surprise as an Electric Picnic story was our...