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A former Knockbeg student, and is currently a student in the University of Limerick trying to scrape a BA in History and Politics. A marquee player in the goals for Annanough, but well capable of doing a job in full-forward and has the knack to turn his hand to any sport (except running). Only starting out in his journalistic career but already the specialist farming and property reporter. Happiest when Liverpool and Laois are winning!

Portlaoise’s Mothers and Others team going from strength to strength

For an Organisation only formed a few years ago, The Gaelic Mothers and Others has made its mark in the G.A.A. world. Portlaoise's Mothers and...

Property Watch: Five of the cheapest sites currently for sale in Laois

On this week's Property Watch, we are taking a look at the five cheapest sites that are currently for sale in Laois. There is now...

Remember the Game: Killeshin end 15 year wait for title with dogged win over...

Killeshin 1-4  The Heath 0-5 2008 Laois JFC 'A' Final Killeshin entered O'Moore Park ten years ago in search of a first title in 15 years,...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

Previewing all of Saturday’s championship action as Round 3 of hurling continues

There are five top quality hurling games taking place this evening, with plenty at stake in each game. Some of the losers face the prospect...
Ballinakill hurlers have a new manager

Previewing all of Friday’s championship action as hurling enters Round 3

There is three very important games in the hurling championships up for decision tonight, four teams look to prevent a relegation dog fight, and...

All of this week’s local golf results from around the clubs

It’s busy on all the golf clubs around the county at the moment and here are the most recent results. We also have a number...

Property Watch: Most expensive property currently on the market in Laois and four neighbouring...

In this week's Property Watch, we are going to take a look at the most expensive properties currently on the market in Laois and...

Remember the Game: Camross cruise past Emo to claim silverware in the 2005 JFC...

Camross 3-14   Emo 2-5 2005 Laois JFC 'B' Final It was a historic day for the Camross footballers who would go onto claim a first footballing...
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Previewing all of Saturday’s GAA action with three big games down for decision

Today is one of the quieter days of the championship week, but it is a case of quality over quantity with three very good...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 9, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Catherine Mooney Closhawn, Attanagh, Laois / Attanagh, Kilkenny Died peacefully at her home, surrounded...

Electric Picnic announce their comedy line with some huge names set to entertain

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois We are just four weekends away from the start of the 2018 Electric Picnic, and having recently...

19 signs that you’re playing in the Junior C championship

One thing is nearly certain in the GAA world, and it is that at some point in your life, no matter how good you...

The Granny Grant is ‘Unrealistic and Unworkable’ claims Laois TD

A Laois TD has labelled the proposed Granny Grant as "unrealistic and unworkable". Sinn Féin’s Brian Stanley has said a proposal by Minister Shane Ross...

Remember the Game: Late Cuddy points gives Shamrocks the right to fight another day...

Portlaoise 0-10 Shamrocks 1-7 2009 Laois JFC ‘C’ Final Junior ‘C’ football might be the lowest grade of championship football in Laois, but for anyone that...

Property Watch: What €200K will buy you in Rathdowney at the moment

In our second Property Watch feature of the August Bank Holiday weekend, we focus on the growing town of Rathdowney. With a population of...

Property Watch: The five most expensive houses for sale in Abbeyleix

On this week's Property Watch, we are focusing on the town of Abbeyleix. Considered by many as the model town of Laois, Abbeyleix boast...

Remember the Game: Castletown survive scare to capture the 2000 U-12 ‘B’ Hurling League...

Castletown 3-5  Mountrath 1-5 2000 Laois U-12 'B' Hurling League Final The game was ebbed and flowed from the first minute but at half time, it...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 2, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Dean Bergin St Johns Sq., Portlaoise, Laois Bergin, St John's Sq., Portlaoise. August 1st...

Property Watch: Five of the best apartments currently for sale around Laois

On this week's Property Watch feature, we take a look a apartments for sale in Laois. Interestingly, apartments are not aplenty like in built...

Previews of Sunday’s Laois club football championship action

We look ahead to all of Sunday's Laois club football action here, with as many as seven games down for decision, with four senior...

Remember the Game: Sluggish Killeen manage to overcome spirited Emo challenge in 2010

Arles Killeen 1-10 Emo 0-9 Laois SFC Round 1 2010 This weekend, the 2018 Laois Senior Football Championship will commence and one of the closest games...

Previews of Saturday’s Laois club football championship action

There’s another big day of club football championship action in Laois on Saturday with two senior and two intermediate games down for decision. Laois SFC...

Laois woman gearing up to win the International Miss Macra Festival

Veronica Wheatley of East Laois Macra is set to represent Laois in this year’s International Miss Macra Festival. The festival will take place over the...

Looking ahead to this year’s Laois intermediate football championship

The battle for a spot in the 2019 Laois senior football championship begins this weekend with some enticing clashes down for decision. The Laois intermediate football...

Property Watch: Five homes priced under €100K currently on the market around Laois

On this week's Property Watch, we are taking a look on some of the more low budget properties for sale around Laois. With house...

Remember the Game: O’Dempsey’s edge Colt in the 2009 JFC ‘B’ Final Replay thriller

O'Dempsey's 1-8  Colt 2-4 Laois GAA JFC 'B' Final Replay It is rare that you find two teams that are so evenly matched but the 2009...

Looking ahead to this year’s Laois Senior hurling championship

The race for the Bob O'Keeffe cup begins this week. Camross are the reigning champions after edging out Clough-Ballacolla in a simply incredible final last...

Looking ahead to this year’s Laois intermediate hurling championship

Last year's Laois Shopping Centre intermediate hurling final produced a thrilling game, one which saw Trumera edge Rathdowney-Errill to claim their second title in...

Property Watch: Five pieces of agricultural land currently for sale in Laois

Irey, Ballyfin, Co. Laois The circa 50 acre farm has been placed on the market in Irey, Ballyfin, Co Laois. The property is Located just under...

Remember the Game: Hamm the difference as Ballinakill edge Rathdowney Errill to claim the...

Ballinakill 2-6  Rathdowney Errill 0-10 2009 Laois Junior 'C' Hurling Championship Final Junior 'C' hurling doesn't always get the attention it deserves in the GAA world...

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