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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!
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Local sculptor’s new exhibition opens in the Laois Arthouse

The Laois Arthouse is hosting an exhibition entitled ‘Illustrating Joyce’s Finnegans Wake’, by Thomas Mc Nally, and the event promises to be a fun...

Property Watch: The five most expensive houses on the market in Portarlington

On this week's Property Watch, we are focusing on Laois' second largest town, Portarlington. Laois is fast growing, and the population is ever-rising and...

Your guide to Laois’ Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-final clash with Carlow

Brought to you in association with 12 Acres Brewing It is a huge day for John Sugrue and his men, as Laois stand just one game...

Remember the Game: Donoher brothers point the way for Mountmellick to claim the 2009...

Mountmellick 4-11 Kilcotton 3-6 2009 ACFL Division 5 Final Mountmellick rounded off an impressive 2009 Division 5 campaign by defeating Kilcotton by eight points in Colt. Mountmellick...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, June 9, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John O'Shea Swan Road, Durrow, Laois / Annascaul, Kerry John retired An Garda Siochana,...

Your guide to the Laois hurlers’ crunch clash with Meath in the Joe McDonagh...

Brought to you in association with O'Sullivan Motors Roscrea Laois hurling fans would have gone to O'Moore Park last weekend expecting to see a Laois...

The Big Five: One of the biggest weekends for Laois GAA in a long...

FRIDAY JUNE 8 Barrowhouse V Park Ratheniska in Barrowhouse at 7.30pm Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 2 Round 9 The ACFL Division 2 is wide open with...

Looking Back: A point that never was from the 1995 Laois-Carlow battle that will...

Brought to you in association with 12 Acres Brewing Even with the never-ending sagas of controversies that follow the main GAA events today, the saga that...

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

Below are the recent golf results from a number of the local clubs. If you would like to see results from your club featured here...

Property Watch: Five most expensive houses on the market in south-east Laois

On this Property Watch feature we are going to focus in on the south east region of Laois, taking in the areas of Graiguecullen,...

Remember the Game: Heartbreak for Laois Ladies as three-in-a-row dreams are dashed by the...

Laois 0-15   Dublin 1-15 2008 Leinster Ladies SFC Final To win a Leinster titles  for any Laois team would be incredible. We are a county that...

Property Watch: Five most expensive rental homes in Laois

On this week's feature, we have comprised a list of the five most expensive rental properties in Laois. There is a growing number of...

Laois TD labels Government Homeless Funding in the Midlands as ‘pathetic’

Laois Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has labelled the funding provided by the Government to battle homelessness as pathetic. He made the comment after receiving...

Remember the Game: Impressive Laois battle bravely but fall well short of clinical Galway...

Laois 0-17  Galway 5-29 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round One The scoreline may not give an impression of a good Laois performance, but at the time...

Your guide to Laois hurlers do-or-die Joe McDonagh Cup clash with Carlow

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens Laois and Carlow are set to do battle in Croke Park on Sunday week in the Leinster...

Large number of solicitors gather in Portlaoise for the second annual legal conference

Over 100 solicitors from Laois, Carlow, Kildare and the midlands gathered for second annual legal conference in Portlaoise. As key GDPR advisors to businesses across Laois,...

Farm Safety Group to hold remembrance service next month

Embrace FARM, the support network for those affected by farm accidents, will be hosting its 5th Ecumenical Remembrance Service. The Ecumenical Remembrance Service will take...
Players from 14 clubs will represent Laois at U-13 Leinster hurling blitzes

The Big Five: A weekend dominated by the GAA, with some county teams out...

This June Bank Holiday weekend is a quiet one as regards sports fixtures, and it is a weekend that is very much dominated by...

Laois dancers enjoys big success at National Community Games finals

Two groups of Laois dancers came away from the Aldi Community Games National Finals with medals, including one gold, at the University of Limerick campus. The...

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

Below are the recent golf results from a number of the local clubs. If you would like to see results from your club featured here...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Kathleen Bergin (née Kavanagh) Boley, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the care of the staff...

All the Laois GAA fixtures with a very busy week ahead

It will be yet another busy week of GAA action ahead, especially with the June Bank Holiday weekend. Check out all the games below: Monday, May...

Property Watch: Five spectacular holiday homes that you can rent along the Atlantic coast

A sun holiday is great, if you into that sort of thing, but if you can't take the heat and are a sucker the...

Remember the Game: Strong Laois side come up short against Dublin in the 2008...

Laois 1-12   Dublin 0-18 2008 Leinster U-21 Hurling Championship The Laois U-21 hurlers headed into this game against a Dublin when hurling in the O'Moore county...

Your guide to Laois’s Leinster football quarter-final against Westmeath

Brought to you in association with the Midlands Park Hotel Laois will head to O'Connor Park this evening in search of a place in the...

The Big Five: Another big weekend for county teams, cup final for a Laois...

The weather is to be superb this weekend, which means it will be a great time to get out and see as much sport...

Your full guide to all of this week’s local sports fixtures in Laois

Here is this weekend's complete list of sports fixtures: FRIDAY, MAY 25 GAA Leinster Minor Hurling Championship Round 3 Laois v Kilkenny in O’Moore Park at 7pm Laois Shopping...

Stage set for the 2018 Ballyroan Country Music Festival

There will be plenty of craic stirring around Ballyroan again this June Bank Holiday Weekend as the Ballyroan Country Festival is set for its...

Ten point turnaround sees Clonaslee lose out on Leinster football glory

Clonaslee 4-9  Kilcullen 4-15 Top Oil Leinster Post Primary School Junior Football 'D' Final It looked set that Clonaslee were going to come away as the...

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

Below are the recent golf results from a number of the local clubs. If you would like to see results from your club featured here...

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