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Exciting lineup as Laois GAA club set to launch new initiative

Borris-in-Ossory Kilcotton may have lost the county final, but that won't stop them in doing something for the community. They are launching "BK Connects" on...

Community effort to save medieval church in Laois village

A community-based project to save the Medieval Church at Kilmanman near Clonaslee has had a very successful first stage, with the help of funding...

Sisters go against each other as Portlaoise Hockey claim victory

Portlaoise 3 Our Lady’s 2 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club came away with another league match win following a tough battle against Our Lady’s 3rd in...

Popular Portlaoise Pub receives Award and heads on to National Final

Kavanaghs pub in Portlaoise recently won 'Best Live Music Venue' prize for the Eastern Region. They were awarded this title by the IMRO Ireland and...

Timahoe NS hold annual Mini Scientist Exhibition

'Let's Look at Ammonia' was this year’s big winner at the Intel Mini Scientist Exhibition at Timahoe NS. The annual showcase which took place on...

The fixtures for Cumann na mBunscol Football finals 2019 have been announced

On Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 October, the Cumann na mBunscol football finals will take place in O'Moore Park. There had been fears that the...

Laois minister writes to Ceann Comhairle as ‘illegal voting’ controversy continues

Minister For Justice and Laois TD Charlie Flanagan has written a letter to the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl over the "illegality" of the...

Remember the Game: Rathdowney-Errill’s Laois senior hurling final win in 2008

Rathdowney Errill 1-19 Portlaoise 2-15 2008 Laois SHC Final The Rathdowney and Errill GAA clubs came together to form a new club in 2005 and had...

TJ Doheny back in business as he claims victory in Chicago

Portlaoise fighter, TJ 'The Power' Doheny claimed victory over Jesus Martinez of Colombia, after five rounds on the undercard of Oleksandr Usyk’s heavyweight debut. This...

Mixed results on a busy weekend for Portlaoise Hockey

The past weekend proved to be a very busy one for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club who played two league matches in the one weekend. The...

Ladies success for Portlaoise AFC as they claim league glory

Portlaoise 7 Newbridge Colts 2 Ladies Soccer - KDFL Playoff Final Portlaoise AFC ladies soccer team travelled to Athy on Sunday morning last to meet newly...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise claim senior football glory in 2009

Portlaoise 1-9 Arles Kilcruise 0-8 2009 Laois SFC Final Portlaoise will face Killeshin on Sunday in a bid to claim a three in a row of...

Huge Laois contingent as Midland Masters Ladies claim basketball cup glory

The Midland Masters ladies team headed to Longford to participate in the Torpedo Basketball tournament recently. First time entrants to the tournament, the ladies scooped...

In Pictures: Local Link Laois Offaly shortlisted for the National Award

Local Link Laois Offaly have been shortlisted for the National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards, the ceremony which is taking place on the...

Mountrath Calendar Girls launch a huge success

The launch of Calendar Girls took place on Saturday night last in Eddie Kirwans pub, Mountrath. The atmosphere from early evening was electric, everyone was...

Almost two thirds of Laois children want to be entrepreneurs in the future

Does your child want to be an entrepreneur? A survey revealed 63% of Laois children said that they would like to be an entrepreneur...

Waterways Ireland gearing up for exciting Barrow Way Walk

The Barrow Way Walk is the first event organised by a strategic partnership between Waterways Ireland, Get Ireland Walking, Sport Ireland and Carlow, Kildare...
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Five-star Castletown dismantle Spink to reach Junior football semi final

Castletown 5-15 Spink 2-7  Laois Shopping Centre Junior Football Championship Quarter Final  Ryan Mullaney and Brendan Reddin were the stars of the show as Castletown crushed...

Mountrath Calendar Girls aim to raise money for Christmas lights

Mountrath Christmas Lights Committee was first established in 2009 by a small group of individuals in the local community of Mountrath. They have worked tirelessly...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All of the latest CCFL results and fixtures

The new local soccer season kicked into gear at the weekend with a host of Laois clubs getting their campaigns underway. Check out how each...

Some unusual packages found in Portlaoise Mail Centre

Everyday, letters and parcels are sorted in An Post's Portlaoise Mail Center. But over the last two years, some very strange items have been confiscated...

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