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Major changes as Electric Picnic release site map for this year’s festival

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois  57,000 people are to descend on the Stradbally Estate next weekend for the hugely popular Electric Picnic. The...

Remember the Game: Camross withstand late Mountrath rally in 2009

Camross 0-18 Mountrath 0-14 2009 Laois SHC Group Stages For this week's Remember the Game, we have decided to feature the current hurling county champions, Camross...

Previewing the Laois IHC clashes as semi-final places up for grabs

The two Laois IHC quarter-finals are down for decision tonight as the hurling action comes to a close for the week. All games had been...

Young Laois musician is heading to the Electric Picnic

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois  Young Laois musician Curtis Walsh will once again be playing at this year's Electric Picnic in Stradbally. Walsh...

Clonad live to fight another day after superb victory

Clonad 4-13 Ballypickas 0-11 Laois Shopping Centre IHC Relegation Final It will be Ballypickas who will be playing Junior hurling next year after Clonad romped to...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from a triple-header of games in the Laois...

We're back in O'Moore Park this afternoon as we bring you a triple-header in the Laois SHC. We're at the Round 2 stage and this...

Laois U-15 footballers gunning for glory in prestigious Adam Mangan Cup

The Laois U-15 football squad will face Kerry in the Adam Mangan Cup final in O'Connor Park, Tullamore on Saturday at 2pm. The Adam Mangan...

Preview of Saturday’s bumper day of club hurling action

Our attention switches back to the SHC this weekend as the second round of games in the Senior and Senior 'A' are down for...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Borris-Kilcotton face Clough-Ballacolla in the SHC Round...

We're back in O'Moore Park tonight as our attention turns back to hurling and the return of the Laois SHC. This weekend's games will have...

Mountmellick march on after Hilliard heroics

Mountmellick 2-16 Ballypickas 2-11 Laois IHC Round 2 Qualifier Replay Mountmellick are through to the quarter-finals of the Laois IHC after victory over Ballypickas in Rathleague...

History makers! Ireland U-20 women secure European bronze medal and promotion to Division A

The Ireland U-20 women’s team wrote another piece of Irish basketball history as they ran out 60-57-point winners over Great Britain yesterday. There's a strong...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from Sunday evening’s Laois SFC Round 2 double...

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders We're here in O'Moore Park for the second double header of the day. Round 2 will be...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from Sunday’s Laois SFC Round 2 double header

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders We're back in O'Moore Park this afternoon for a double header of games in the Laois...

Looking forward to Sunday’s jam-packed day of club football action

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders Round 2 of the Laois SFC and IFC conclude on Sunday with two games in the...

Laois Ladies last chance to stay intermediate rest on today’s relegation battle

The Laois Ladies have a big game this weekend as they face Limerick in the All-Ireland Intermediate relegation final. Given the potential in this young...

Remember the Game: Arles-Killeen punish Killeshin’s defensive frailties in 2016

Arles-Killeen 3-14 Killeshin 0-16 Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Round 3 Ahead of this weekend's clash between Arles-Killeen and Killeshin, we look back on Killeen's...

Looking ahead to Saturday’s Laois senior championship football action

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders There's an action-packed day of senior football to be decided later today as Round 2 of...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from Friday evening’s Laois football championship

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders We're back in O'Moore Park tonight as round two of the Laois SFC gets underway. St Joseph's...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from Sunday’s hurling double header

We're back in O'Moore Park this evening for the final two games in the first rounds of the Laois SHC and Laois SHC 'A'. The...

New television programme wants Laois households for latest show

RTÉ are looking for Laois households to take on a challenge which, will measure the impact your household is having on Planet Earth, across...

Remember the Game: Camross defeat Borris-Kilcotton to win the Bob O’Keefe Cup in 2013

Camross 2-12 Borris-Kilcotton 1-12 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Final 2013 Ahead of their meeting this evening, we look back on Camross' victory over Borris-Kilcotton in the...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Golf Club and Portarlington Golf Club Captain’s Prize 2019

PORTLAOISE Captain’s Prize 2019—Mr Declan Dempsey The Captain’s Prize for 2019 was a 2 day stroke play event and the field consisted of 80 golfers vying...

This year’s preview of the Senior ‘A’ hurling championship

This year's Senior 'A' hurling championship gets underway this week with eight teams vying for glory. Ballyfin, having been relegated last year from senior, will...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Portlaoise take on Castletown in SHC Round...

We're here in O'Moore Park for the opening game of the Laois senior hurling championship. Portlaoise take on Castletown at 7.30pm this evening in the...

A preview of this year’s Laois Senior Hurling Championship

The Bob O'Keefe Cup gets underway on Thursday as Portlaoise go into battle with Castletown in Group B. Camross are looking to win the Bob...

O’Moore Park to host bumper day of All-Ireland U-20 action this Saturday

O'Moore Park, Portlaoise will be the place to be this coming Saturday as it hosts a massive All Ireland double-header. The first game is between...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise deny Castletown six-in-a-row in 2004

Portlaoise 2-8 Castletown 0-7 Laois Credit Union SHC Final 2004 Ahead of tonight's clash between Portlaoise and Castletown in the first round in Group B of...

In Pictures: Large crowds mooving along at the Bank of Ireland Ballyfin farm walk

Bank of Ireland recently welcomed over 90 farmers to Bruce and Ian Thompson’s fifth generation dairy farm in Camcloon, Co Laois. The aim of the...

Remember the Game: Emo claim Intermediate football glory in 2012

Emo 2-12 Ballyroan-Abbey 1-10 Sparrow Insurances IFC Final 2012 Ahead of tonight's clash between Emo and Ballyroan-Abbey in the first-round of the Senior Football Championship, we...

Phelan to fly the flag for Laois in upcoming Miss Macra International Competition

Cassandra Phelan from the Pike of Rushall will be representing Laois this August Bank Holiday at the Miss Macra International Competition. Cassandra is a trained...

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