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Celebrations for Mountmellick as they claim Junior B hurling title

Mountmellick 4-18 Camross 1-9 Laois Shopping Centre Junior B Hurling Championship Final Mountmellick are now back in the Junior A grade after comprehensively beating Camross this...

Clough-Ballacolla march on to intermediate semi-final

Clough-Ballacolla 4-11 Slieve Bloom 0-9 Laois Shopping Centre IHC quarter-final Last year's beaten finalists Clough-Ballacolla are back in the last four of this year's Laois IHC...

Job Vacancy: Architectural Technologist/Technician sought for busy Laois business

Dan Keane Architectural Technologist, based in Portlaoise, are recruiting for an Architectural Technologist/Technician to join our team and work on a variety of projects...

Job Vacancy: One of the top car dealers in the region is looking for...

Michael Moore Car Sales Portarlington, the main Volkswagen dealer for Laois and Offaly, have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Executive.  The Role  Selling...
Introducing the LaoisToday Laois GAA Power Rankings for football

UPDATED: Laois GAA football rankings after two rounds of championship

Once again we had another hectic week of Laois GAA football championship action. We had our first sides eliminated from the junior, intermediate and senior...
The late Jonathan Fitzpatrick who was killed in a car accident at the weekend

Tributes for former Knockbeg student tragically killed in weekend crash

Tributes have poured in for a former Knockbeg College student who was tragically killed in a car crash over the weekend. Jonathan Fitzpatrick, 23, from Keatingstown...
O'Moore Park

Laois GAA Strategic Review group to meet every club in the county as part...

Former GAA President Nickey Brennan is currently heading up a Strategic Review of Laois GAA and as part of the process the independent group...

In Pictures: Tonnes of fun at O’Moores Camogie Club Summer Camp

O'Moores Camogie Club hosted their own camogie summer camp in the Rock GAA Club from Tuesday 8 August to Thursday 10 August. Over 60 girls...
Oisin Morris will be hoping Mountmellick Gaels can beat Arles-Killeen

Preview of Sunday’s four Laois SFC games

Brought to you in association with The Anvil Inn There are four more Laois SFC ties down for decision today. A double header in the morning followed by...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run

UPDATED: Investigation underway after migrants found in truck in Stradbally

An investigation has been launched following the discovery of a number of foreign nationals in the back of a truck which was stopped outside...
Serious incident in Stradbally

BREAKING: Gardaí sieze truck suspected of ‘people trafficking’ in Stradbally

Several gardaí are on the scene in Stradbally where a truck has been stopped at the graveyard suspected of 'people trafficking'. Up to five squad...
Portlaoise manager Malachy McNulty will be hoping his side can make it two wins from two in the Laois SFC

Preview of today’s Laois SFC triple header

Brought to you in association with Crown Paints Portlaoise We have three mouth-watering clashes taking place in the Laois SFC today. County champions Stradbally will be hoping...

Emo book their place in IFC semi-final thanks to win over Portlaoise

Emo 2-13 Portlaoise 1-11 Laois Shopping Centre IFC Round 2 Championship favourites Emo marched into the Laois IFC semi-finals this evening following a five-point win over...

Preview of Thursday’s Laois club football championship action

Brought to you in association with The Final Furlong A busy week of club football championship action continues in Laois this Thursday evening with games down...

REVEALED: Laois’s Hottest Men – numbers 10 to 1

So here it is. The top dog. The full monty. After many hours of deliberation we give you LaoisToday's 10 hottest men in Laois. The...

Dowling to the fore as The Rock do enough to see off Barrowhouse

The Rock 1-9 Barrowhouse 0-9 Laois Shopping Centre IFC Round 2 Qualifier Six points from Aaron Dowling helped The Rock book their place in the Laois...

In Pictures: All the glamour from the St Fergal’s Rathdowney debs

We're at the height of debs season now with five alone this week in the county. While Scoil Chriost Ri were the first local school...
Colm Murphy makes our Football Team of the week

After the latest football action, here’s our Team of the Week

So far it has proved to be extremely difficult to pick our teams of the week because of the volume of games taking place. But...

After the latest hurling action, here’s our Team of the Week

We don't envy the All Star selectors! It was a tough job picking this week's hurling Team of the Week with 16 games and 32...
Annanough and Barrowhouse will do battle in this IFC relegation decider

UPDATED: Laois GAA football rankings after one round of championship

We had 19 championship games between junior and intermediate last week with all bar one of our sides in the rankings in action. Spink were...
Ross Munnelly says Peter Creedon was harshly treated

Munnelly hits out at Creedon’s critics and says own future ‘undecided’

Ross Munnelly says that the public accusation of a drink culture in the Laois senior football at a County Board meeting was 'extremely unfair...

Laois S&C coach says players and management been made a ‘laughing stock of’

Laois senior football strength and conditioning coach Noel Flynn says that his reputation has been “tarnished” by allegations of a drink culture in the O’Moore...

Laois’s Hottest Men – from number 30 to number 11

We've searched, googled and Facebook stalked and finally it's here - our list of Laois's Hottest Men. We had thousands of men nominated by wives,...

The Scarecrow Festival in Durrow gets underway today … and these pictures will really...

It’s always been good but this year Durrow is gearing up for its best ever Scarecrow Festival. This morning the organisers and entrants are putting...

Carlow football manager promotes Laois cycling route

Carlow football manager Turlough O'Brien made national headlines this year as his side went on their longest run in the championship for a long...
Nominations sought for Laois manager job

Laois GAA seeking nominations from clubs for vacant manager role

Laois GAA have asked clubs to nominate candidates to fill the vacant senior and U-20 football manager positions. Peter Creedon announced on Thursday that both...

Fast start sends Portlaoise on their way

Portlaoise 1-12 Barrowhouse 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre IFC Round 1  Brought to you in association with Crown Paints Portlaoise Portlaoise made full use of the wind advantage in...

An update in our search for Laois’s Hottest Men

We have had a phenomenal response for our quest to find Laois's Hottest Men. Literally thousands of nominations have flooded in to us via Facebook, Snapchat,...
Deaths in Laois

Well-known journalist pens wonderful tribute to his late father

A former general election candidate in Laois-Offaly has paid a moving tribute to his father who died recently. Jim O’Brien lived for many years in...
Join our Live Blog of tonight's JFC semi finals

15 things you will remember if you’ve played championship

The club championships are now in full swing and for many, this is their favourite time of the year. Whether you are playing or spectating,...