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Ballybrittas set to be hopping as May Pole festival returns

The Final Furlong in Ballybrittas should be hopping all this weekend as they host their May Pole Festival, starting on Friday night. With music over...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

Laois soccer clubs Power Rankings

Following on from the success of our Laois GAA football Power Rankings, we bring you our Laois soccer clubs equivalent. The soccer season has just...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. James (Jim) Shortall Harbour Street, Mountmellick, Laois/Portarlington, Laois James (Jim) Shortall, formerly of Portarlington,...

22 unforgettable things about the night club at Pedigree Corner

The sign is still above the door but 'Turning Point' night club is no more. For a spell throughout the 1990s it was the only...

In Pictures: Laois supporters out in force to cheer on hurlers

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens There was a big crowd and a good atmosphere in O'Moore Park on Sunday afternoon as Laois...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 28, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Patrick (Paddy) Coffey Barnhill, Durrow, Laois Peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny, following a...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 27, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Patrick (Paddy) Coffey Barnhill, Durrow, Laois Peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital Kilkenny, following a...
Laois captain Stephen Attride is in a race against time to be fit for Kildare

Laois captain in race against time for Kildare game

Laois captain Stephen Attride is in a race against time to be fit to face Kildare in the Leinster Senior Football Championship Quarter Final...
Behind the scenes, Castlecuffe N.S. line up for the cameras at the Cumann Na mBunscoil hurling and camogie finals at O'Moore Park some years ago

20 things you’ll never forget about the Cumann na mBunscol

It's currently Cumann na mBunscol hurling finals season and after spending the day in O'Moore Park yesterday, it got us thinking back to our...
CCTV footage of the incident in Stradbally GAA

WATCH: Stradbally GAA release CCTV of club property being vandalised

Stradbally GAA club have released CCTV footage of a group of people vandalising club property. The footage appears to show a group of youths smashing...

Job Vacancy: Bankz in Portlaoise are looking for a Beauty Therapist

Bankz Hair and Beauty Salon in Portlaoise are looking to hire a Senior Beauty Therapist for full-time hours with an immediate start. The role is...

16 things to keep in mind as Silage Season is upon us

With Silage Season fast approaching, here are the most common occurrences experienced on our typical Irish farm and some advice for the farmers, their wives...
Midlands Prison the scene of a mass brawl according to reports

Reports say Portlaoise prison locked down after brawl

Up to 60 inmates and six prisoner officers were involved in a brawl at the Midlands Prison, Portlaoise, it has been reported. According to the Irish...

15 things you’ll remember if you went to St Leo’s in Carlow

We've brought you memories from many schools around Laois. This week we go just over the county border into Carlow but St Leo's College have...

Keenan and Millet lead the way as Laois athletes star at Leinster Track and...

The Leinster Schools Track and Field Championships took place in Santry over two days last week. First up on Wednesdayw ere the Minor and Junior athletes,...

Phelan on the double as Castletown edge out Ballinakill

Ballinakill 2-14 Castletown 3-12 Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1 Castletown came out on top in a tense encounter in Ballinakill this evening, winning by just...
Father and son from Trumera to play in second IHC final

Camross see off Rathdowney-Errill as The Harps in control in 1A

Camross 0-22 Rathdowney-Errill 0-14 Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1 Camross made home advantage count as they had eight points to spare over Rathdowney-Errill this evening. Camross...

Ballylinan win local derby to move closer to promotion

Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1B Ballylinan 2-13 Arles-Kilcruise 1-9 Goals from Cathaill Dunne and Andy McEvoy helped Ballylinan to a seven-point win over neighbours Arles-Kilcruise as...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 20, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Josie Phelan née Keenaghan) Patrick Street, Mountrath, Laois Josie Phelan (nee Keenaghan), Patrick Street,...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Young woman in serious condition following crash outside Portlaoise

A 19-year-old woman is in a serious condition in hospital after a road crash in Portlaoise last night. Diversions remain in place this morning on the Portlaoise...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, May 19, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Martin Mulhall Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Laois/Mountrath, Laois Formerly of Roskelton, Mountrath. Martin died peacefully...
We're in O'Moore Park to bring you the action live

There really are some classics in the Laois GAA club player nicknames

Laois GAA people are renowned nationally for their iconic nicknames. From Cheddar to Picky to Wooly, the national media are often left ogling over our...

In Pictures: 27th annual Vintage Rally in Ballyroan

There was a large turnout in the Ballyroan GAA grounds on Sunday afternoon for the popular annual Vintage Rally, now in its 27th year. As...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, May 15, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Sarah Ann (Sal) Conroy (née O Brien) 39 Hillside, Clonaslee, Laois Sal passed away...
Many of the 1977 team which won the All-Ireland B championship were present in 1976 for the defeat against Kerry

Looking back: 41 years since Laois and Kerry last met in championship

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens Eamonn Kelly's Laois senior hurlers will take on Kerry in Tralee today, 41 years after the sides...

O’Dempsey’s go second as St Joseph’s fall to first defeat

O'Dempsey's 2-12 St Joseph's 2-6 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A O'Dempsey's moved into second position in ACFL Division 1A this evening as they inflicted a...
Annanough and Barrowhouse will do battle in this IFC relegation decider

Portarlington power on while Mountmellick on top in local derby

Portarlington moved top of ACFL Division 1B thanks to a comprehensive win over Annanough in McCann Park on Saturday evening. The home side led 0-11...
John O'Loughlin ponders after Laois lost to Kilkenny in the Leinster MHC semi-final at Dr. Cullen Park in 2007

Looking back: 10 years since the Laois minor hurlers pushed Kilkenny all the way

Brought to you in association with the Reiki Room Kilkenny 1-17 Laois 0-16 Leinster Minor Hurling Semi Final 2007 Only twice in the history of the association...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 13, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Anne Cadogan (née Christal) Colliers Lane, Portlaoise, Laois Cadogan (nee Christal), Colliers Lane, Portlaoise...
Introducing the LaoisToday Laois GAA Power Rankings for football

Laois GAA Power Rankings: Football

Here at LaoisToday, we've crunched the numbers and ranked every club from Junior A to Senior in order to give you a comprehensive run...