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Knockbeg students compete well at South Leinster Cross Country Championships

The South Leinster Schools Cross Country Championships proved to be a mixed bag for Knockbeg Colleges athletes. Held in Carlow Hurling Club, they didn't have...

In Pictures: Fantastic Performances by Laois Marlins at the National Aquatic Centre

With the start of the Long Course racing season Laois Marlins Swim Club delivered a strong performance over the last two weekends in the...

Laois family and RTE architect open new family unit at LauraLynn Children’s Hospice

RTE architect Dermot Bannon visited LauraLynn during the week to officially open newly refurbished family accommodation at Ireland’s only children’s hospice. The star of Room...

Camross fundraising efforts a huge success as cheque presentation made to Down Syndrome Ireland...

Down Syndrome Ireland "Laois Branch" were recently presented with a cheque for €9,000 by the Camross Truck and Tractor Run committee. It was in aid...

All the latest golf results and some pictures from The Heath Golf Club

The golf season is back up and running. Here we have pictures from The Heath as well as results from there plus Mountrath. MOUNTRATH GOLF CLUB Carroll’s...

In Pictures: Laois duo enjoy huge success at Intel Grand Final

Timahoe NS students Seamus Ramsbottom and David Galwey were the toast of their school as they returned from the Intel Mini Scientist national finals...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

Upcoming CCFL Fixtures for the weekend

Here is the details for the latest CCFL fixtures: FIXTURES Friday, 31st January Women’s Division Mullingar Athletic v Mountmellick Utd Saturday, 1st  February Paddy Cotter Cup 2nd Round Tullamore Town v...

Brand new defibrillator in a renovated telephone box installed in Portlaoise

A new defibrillator has been installed in a renovated telephone kiosk in Portlaoise. The kiosk is situated beside the top square at the side wall...

Remember The Game: Scoil Chriost Ri trounce Wexford school to win consecutive Leinster titles...

Scoil Chriost Ri 7-16 St Marys New Ross 3-3 Leinster Ladies Colleges SFC 'B' Final 2014 After winning the 'C' championship the year before, Scoil Chriost...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All the latest CCFL Results and Fixtures

RESULTS Saturday, 18th January Saturday Division 1 Gaels Utd 5 Longford Wanderers 4 Colmcille Celtic 3 Ballymahon AFC 3 UCL Harps 5 Longford Town Cruisers 2 LFA Youths Cup 2nd...

Crettyard footballers appoint new manager for 2020 season

The Crettyard footballers will have a new man at the helm for 2020. They have confirmed that their new manager will be Sean Murphy from...

Laois primary school students win top prize in Dublin Zoo competition

For Science Week 2019, Dublin Zoo challenged primary and secondary school children to design a sustainable giraffe habitat for the growing giraffe herd in...

Remember The Game: Knockbeg do enough in to progress in 2011 Leinster Championship

Knockbeg 3-7 Malahide CS (Dublin) 2-6 2011 Leinster Colleges 'A' SFC Round 1 For this week's Remember The Game, we go back nine years to the...

All of this week’s golf results from Laois clubs

Here are the latest golf results from the week gone by. THE HEATH GOLF CLUB Gents Competition 12th January 2020 Result of closed singles 9 holes 1st Martin...

Seven Laois girls selected on Leinster Post Primary Schools Panel

Seven players from Laois are set to feature on the 2020 Leinster team for the Lidl Post Primary Schools Inter-provincials. Four of the girls come...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All the latest CCFL Results and Fixtures

After a brief winter break, the soccer season got going again over the weekend. Just a handful of games were played though and the action...

Knockbeg Junior basketballers claim wins in All-Ireland Playoffs

Knockbeg junior basketballers claimed two huge victories on Sunday. Knockbeg hosted two other schools, Castleknock CC and Rockwell College, in the All-Ireland Playoffs. They played Castleknock...

In Pictures: McLoughlin leads his Laois Team to Leinster Gold in Masters Cross Country

The "new kid on the block" in Laois Masters Athletics, Paddy McLoughlin, led his Laois Over-50 team to Team Gold in sun-soaked Gowran on...

Remember The Game: DCU topple Laois in 2009 O’Byrne Cup opener

Laois 1-13 DCU 1-14 2009 O'Byrne Cup Round 1 Sean Dempsey's reign as Laois senior football manager didn't start off the way he would have liked...

Laois Arthouse set to present first exhibition of 2020

The Laois Arthouse Gallery, Stradbally, Co Laois proudly presents its first exhibition of 2020 titled “Visible 'n' Invisible” by artist Hina Khan. The exhibition of...

Ballyfin GAA make a donation to Laois Hospice following Liam Linden Memorial Golf Classic

Ballyfin GAA Club donated €1000 to a very worthy charity - Laois Hospice. The funds for this generous donation were raised from September's Liam Linden...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins hold a hugely successful Winter Gala

Laois Marlins hosted a very successful winter Gala on the recently at Portlaoise Leisure Centre. A huge turn out of swimmers from neighboring clubs attended...

Abbeyleix Further Education and Training Centre hold successful Christmas Party

A Christmas party was organised in Abbeyleix Further Education & Training Centre on December 18. It was held for children and families living in the...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Educate Together NS hold two successful fundraisers

The true magic of Christmas lies in the act of giving, it seems every school or club is busy organizing something to give back...

Laois student receives prestigious Waterford IT award

A Laois student was one of those presented with certificates at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) School of Business Annual Recognition of Awards...

Three Laois students graduate from Hibernia College

Laois students, Julie-Anne Carter, Maria Dunne and Teresa Bourke were amongst the 750 graduates who qualified in Primary or Post-Primary teaching at the recent...

Laois Guide Leader to Lead Out Loud after global seminar

A Rathdowney Guide Leader who attended an international leadership training seminar in Gormanston Park, Co Meath, has returned to Laois to make a positive...

Plans in place for Ballacolla New Year’s Day Walk and All Tractor Run

New Year's Day in Ballacolla 2020 invites Walkers, Cyclists and Tractors of all ages both Modern and Vintage to take part in the annual...

In Pictures: Mountrath CS students visit Capuchin Priory

Third year students from Mountrath CS, had the wonderful opportunity of visiting the Capuchin Priory in Dublin recently. Here, they got to meet Brother Kevin,...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins enjoy huge success at Kilkenny Gala and National Aquatics Centre...

Laois Marlins were involved in two galas recently and here is a run down on how they got on: Kilkenny Winter Gala Laois Marlins was well...

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