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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...

Another draw for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey in Leinster League

Portlaoise 1 Pembroke Wanderer's 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 The Portlaoise versus Pembroke Wanderer's league game, held in the Three Rock Rovers hockey club...

In Pictures: Two Laois students win at Regional Intel Mini Scientist Exhibition

Last Friday marked yet another memorable day for Timahoe NS as sixth class students Seamus Ramsbottom and David Galway were crowned regional champions at...

Traffic feasibility study in Mountmellick welcomed

Laois/Offaly TD and Minister for Justice & Equality, Charlie Flanagan, has welcomed the commencement of a traffic assessment study in Mountmellick town. This follows approval...

New government funding to support community mental health initiatives in Laois

Sports and community organisations in Laois are set to benefit from new Government funding for community mental health initiatives - according to Laois/Offaly TD...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All the latest CCFL Fixtures as season approaches Christmas break

There are just a couple of weekend's of soccer action left before the Christmas break. FRIDAY DECEMBER 6 Kick off at 8pm unless stated Combined Counties Shield...

In Pictures: Google sponsored Coding Workshop proves to be a big hit in Timahoe

Computer coding may seem like a daunting exercise to many, but not to the children of Timahoe NS. On Wednesday last, the children in 4th,...

€61,000 for five projects in Laois under 2019 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

Laois/Offaly TD and Minister for Justice & Equality, Charlie Flanagan, has confirmed that Laois is to benefit from almost €61,000 funding for five projects...

Midlands League glory for Knockbeg Junior Basketballers

Knockbeg 40 Presentation College Carlow 38 Midlands League Junior Basketball Knockbeg went into this Midlands League B Final as underdogs having lost out earlier on in...

Five President’s Award Leaders from Laois celebrated at Gaisce’s Civic Merit Awards Ceremony

Gaisce – The President’s Award held a special Civic Merit Award Ceremony recently, in recognition of 28 President’s Award Leaders from all over Ireland...

Two Laois Companies receive Irish Heart Foundation Awards

Two Laois based companies were awarded for prioritising their employees’ heart health at the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Heart Healthy Eating and Active@Work Awards...

In Pictures: Portlaoise CBS students help out at Team Hope Packing Centre

A group of TY students from St. Marys CBS established themselves as a Young Saint Vincent de Paul group at the beginning of the...

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