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Talking Sport Podcast: Martin ‘Dagger’ Langton on Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe’s Junior A hurling success

Celebrations are continuing over in Ratheniska and Timahoe after the club claimed hurling championship success on Saturday. Martin 'Dagger' Langton's charges defeated Camross in the...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures with finals, semi finals and replays ahead

After the excitement of the hurling championship at the weekend, attention now switches back to football. There is one big hurling game on Wednesday night...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Bríd O'Mahony (née Monaghan) Mountmellick, Laois / Monivea, Galway Bríd O’Mahony (nee Monaghan) formerly of Tysaxon, Monivea,...

Charity groups commend the community of Stradbally for their welcome and work with Ukrainian...

Laois Integration Network (LIN) and the Portlaoise/Stradbally St Vincent de Paul have commended the exemplary work being done by the Stradbally community in helping...
Camross Abbeyleix

Talking Sport Podcast: Extra time, penalty shoot out, first final since 1949 and Fionan...

The Laois SHC semi finals took place in the most horrific weather conditions imaginable yesterday and yet produced two incredibly dramatic affairs. We thought we...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: IHC semis, MHC semi, Premier IHC semi and quarter final plus...

Another extremely busy hurling weekend has come to an end and this Podcast looks back on events outside of Senior. In the Premier IHC, we...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, September 25, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Samuel (Sam) Hendy La Bergerie Road, Ballymorris, Portarlington, Laois / Athy, Kildare Formerly of Ballindrum, Athy County,...

Talking Sport Podcast: 10 minutes on the Laois SHC semi final – Camross v...

It is set to be a Sunday to remember in the Laois SHC as the two epic semi finals are in store. For this Podcast,...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, September 24, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Samuel (Sam) Hendy La Bergerie Road, Ballymorris, Portarlington, Laois / Athy, Kildare Formerly of Ballindrum, Athy County,...
Rosenallis Ballyfin Sean Higgins Referee

Laois U-13 ‘B’ HC: Ballyfin and Rosenallis forced to replay after extra-time stalement

Ballyfin 1-7 Rosenallis 0-10 (AET) Laois U-13 'B' Hurling Championship Final Ballyfin and Rosenallis’ U-13 hurlers will be forced to meet once more to decide who...

Talking Sport Podcast: 10 minutes on the Laois SHC semi final – Abbeyleix v...

It is set to be a Sunday to remember in the Laois SHC as the two epic semi finals are in store. For this Podcast,...
Death notices Laois

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 23, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Samuel (Sam) Hendy La Bergerie Road, Ballymorris, Portarlington, Laois / Athy, Kildare Formerly of Ballindrum, Athy County,...

Rugby World Cup Podcast – Episode 3: Ireland v South Africa, Fiji shock Australia,...

Episode 3 of our Rugby World Cup Podcast is here, as we look ahead to Ireland's titanic clash with South Africa. The game, which kicks...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: 10 minutes on the Laois IHC semi finals

Saturday evening will see the Laois IHC semi finals down for decision with games in Rathdowney and Mountrath. Rathdowney once again hosts Clonad who scored...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 22, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Bridget (Bridie) Bolger (née Byrne) Barrowhouse, Athy, Kildare / Laois Peacefully, in the loving care of the...
Ballyglass Beauty Listowel Races Liam Cusack Bennett's Bar Syndicate

Laois owned and trained horse scoops big prize at Listowel Races

The Listowel Racing Festival is taking place this week in Kerry and a horse that is owned and trained in Laois was victorious yesterday. Ballyglass...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: 10 minutes on the Laois Premier IHC semi final and quarter...

The Premier IHC has run into something of a scheduling problem following the quarter final meeting between Clonaslee-St Manman's and Rathdowney-Errill. With the full time...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, September 21, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Denise Delaney (née Reynolds) Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Laois Denise Delaney (née Reynolds), Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died...

Portlaoise College introduces seamless online application process and exciting Open Nights

Portlaoise College has taken a significant step forward in enhancing accessibility and convenience for prospective students by introducing a user-friendly online application process. Speaking ahead...

JOB VACANCY: Emo Building Services seeking to hire general operative/carpenter

Emo Building Services are seeking a general operative/carpenter for their building company based in Emo, Co Laois. No experience required but a willingness to...

Make Way Day 2023 – helping people with differing abilities

Make Way Day is all about changing the small things can have a very big impact on people with differing abilities. This year's event will take...

Laois students encouraged to enter Ireland’s Top Teen Enterprise Programme

Schools across Laois are being encouraged to sign-up for this year’s Student Enterprise Programme (SEP) by new Brand Ambassador and rising Irish media star,...
Eugene Young Clonaslee RIP

Beautiful tribute paid following the passing of ‘larger than life character’ Eugene Young

There is sadness in Clonaslee this week following the passing of one of their most loved Gaels - Eugene Young. Eugene passed away following a...

New Portlaoise Library to host first coffee morning this weekend

Laois Local Studies, now housed in a spacious and dedicated room in the new Portlaoise Library, has enjoyed a big increase in visitor numbers...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Updating our Laois GAA football rankings live from the Ploughing

With the football action in the county now down to just two more rounds, we have updated our rankings. Steven Miller is joined by Alan...

Banríon Gaels Camogie Club celebrate 10th anniversary in style

Sunday, September 17 marked the the 10th anniversary of Banríon Gaels Camogie Club. The day was celebrated by over 160 members, parents, and invited guests,...

SOLAS: Where Great Food, Plants, Markets & Events Await

SOLAS: A Hub of Activity SOLAS is gearing up for several weeks of excitement, with double market weekends featuring Farmers on Saturdays and Vintage and...

66,250 brave the weather on day one of National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska

66,250 visitors revelled in all of the action on day 1 of this year’s National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co Laois. Despite inclement weather conditions,...

Moynan goal earns Laois Hockey Club a draw in first ever competitive game

Laois 1 Suttonians 1 Leinster Hockey League - Division 6 Laois Hockey Club played their first ever competitive game on Saturday, finishing all square with Dublin...
Lotto Ticket General

Laois Lotto Plus 2 winner comes forward while Telly Bingo prize still waiting to...

The National Lottery has confirmed that the Lotto Plus 2 winner who scooped €250,000 in the Saturday, August 5 draw has come forward. Arrangements are...