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Talking Sport Podcast: Arien Delaney joins us to preview the Laois senior hurling semi-finals

It’s senior hurling semi-final weekend - and to look ahead to the two games on Sunday, we’re joined by former Camross manager Arien Delaney. He...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Who will win the Junior A? Plus Intermediate and Premier Intermediate...

It is full steam ahead on the hurling front this weekend with a series of huge games across the top four grades. This Podcast will...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 16, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Michael Brophy Kylebrook, Portlaoise, Laois Brophy, Michael, Kylebrook, Portlaoise, 15th September 2022. Peacefully at home surrounded by...

Portlaoise Institute now offering new Pre-Paramedics course

The coming academic year will see some changes for staff and students at Portlaoise Institute. The development of the range of courses offered by...
Leo Brennan RIP

Sadness as retired Garda who was a decorated Laois footballer passes away

There is deep sadness in Laois today following the passing of a retired Garda who was also a talented footballer. Leo Brennan, originally from Wolfhill...

SOLAS – Good weather, car boot sale and national radio coverage

Last Saturday morning saw SOLAS Eco Garden Centre in Portarlington feature on RTE Radio 1’s ‘Countrywide’ programme. The topic was the steps that SOLAS are...
Colour Run

Large crowd expected for the colour run at the Portlaoise Plaza in aid of...

A large crowd is expected at the Portlaoise Plaza in on Sunday, October 9, for a charity run in aid of Portlaoise Rugby. The run...
Mo Nerney Ladies

‘It’s going to be hugely difficult’ – Laois ace Nerney looks ahead as side...

Laois ace Mo Nerney says this year brought the O’Moore County together and they feel like a family as they prepare to take on...

In Pictures: Great turnout for Laois Hurlers Captain’s Prize in The Heath

The picturesque Heath Golf Club was a hive of activity, on Saturday last, as it played host to the Laois Hurlers Captains Prize. The Captain...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, September 15, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Sheila Allchin (née Bergin) Late of, Castletown, Laois Sheila Allchin (nee Bergin), Slough, England and late of...
Sean Conroy St Fergal's

Tribute paid as well-known Laois teacher and vice-principal brings 40 year career to an...

Tributes have been paid and well-wishes made to a well-known Laois teacher following their recent retirement. August 31 was a bitter sweet day for St...
Paul Carney, Frances Quinn and Shane Murphy

Plans for expansion made as one Laois business successfully purchases another

A Laois order fulfilment company has been acquired by a fellow-Laois company, in a move which will see it expanding, offering greater choice, efficiency...
Mo Nerney and Eimear Barry

Double delight for Laois as county stars collect Golden Glove and Golden Boot awards

Laois are celebrating on the double today as county stars Eimear Barry and Mo Nerney collected their 2022 ZuCar Golden Glove and Golden Boot...
Enda Corcoran RIP

Shock and sadness as Laois man passes away suddenly in New York

There is shock and deep sadness following the news that a Laois man has passed away suddenly at his home in New York. Enda Corcoran...

In Pictures: Luggacurren 10K a great success on return after a three year gap

Despite weather conditions, athletes’ spirits were high as they got out of the trap once again to partake in the Luggacurren 10K on Sunday...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Thomas Carroll Clarahill, Clonaslee, Laois Thomas Carroll, Clarahill, Clonaslee, Co. Laois. Passed away on the 11th of...

Brilliant line-up for new two-night indoor music festival Feile na hEireann in Rathdowney on...

A brilliant line-up has been confirmed for a new two-night indoor music festival in Rathdowney next month. Across two indoor venues on the site, some...

JOB VACANCIES: Shiels & Co seeking to hire Cabinet Maker, Fitter and General Operative...

Shiels & Co have over 30 years experience designing and creating beautifully handcrafted kitchens and bespoke furniture. They design and make high-quality, bespoke kitchens, boot...
Senior Team of the Week

Eight clubs represented in our latest Senior football Team of the week

After a frantic weekend of Senior football action, our latest team of the week is here. There were ten teams in contests over the weekend...
Talking Points General

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures as attention turns back to hurling and...

We're heading for the middle of September and the evenings are closing in but the GAA action continues. This week will see adult hurling championship...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Intermediate finalists, Junior A semis and Junior B plus C winners...

After our Senior Podcast, we are back with our second football Podcast of the week. This one is all about the lower grades and we...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Thomas Carroll Clarahill, Clonaslee, Laois Thomas Carroll, Clarahill, Clonaslee, Co. Laois. Passed away on the 11th of...
Mountmellick Utd

Mountmellick start CCFL soccer season with thrilling 3-3 draw

Mountmellick Utd 3 Ballinahown 3 CCFL Senior Division The Senior Division of the Combined Counties Football League got underway on Sunday in torrential conditions at Conor...
Heywood Community School Leaving Cert (1)

Heywood Community School acknowledges eight students who received more than 550 points in their...

Heywood Community School has recognised the achievements of eight of their students who excelled in the Leaving Cert recently. Principal Philip Bowe was joined by...
Courtwood V Graiguecullen 2

All of Sunday’s Talking Points from an extremely busy day of GAA

It was an extremely busy Sunday on the GAA front with no fewer than seven games down for decision. We had two Senior quarter finals...
LaoisToday Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Courtwood shock, O’Dempsey’s bottle, Portlaoise improvement and Portarlington wobble

What a weekend of senior club football championship football. We could talk forever about the standard and whether there are too many teams or not,...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, September 12, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Philomena O'Neill (née Farrell) Claregate Street, Kildare Town, Kildare/Mountrath, Laois Formerly of Mountrath, Co. Laois. Peacefully in...
St Conleth's ladies football

Dominant second half sees reigning champions St Conleth’s return to county final

St Conleth's 4-12 Ballyroan 2-2 Ladies Senior Football Championship Semi-Final St Conleth's quest for back to back Ladies titles continued as they defeated Ballyroan in the...
Live Blog

LIVE BLOG: Follow all of the action from Sunday’s Laois GAA club football championship...

'The weather outside is frightful', goes the famed Christmas song and though we're a long way from that time of year just yet, it...
Sarsfields Junior Ladies

Sarsfields see off Killeshin challenge to book Ladies Junior football final place

Sarsfields 0-13 Killeshin 0-5 Laois Ladies Junior Football Championship Semi-Final Sarsfields' first team didn't enjoy the best of years this season following an early exit in...