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Laois farmers encouraged to apply for Sheep Welfare Scheme

The government have announced that the fifth year of the Sheep Welfare Scheme will commence at the start of next month. Existing participants of the...

Coronavirus: 77 more deaths and 1,910 new cases – 17 of them in Laois...

There have been a further 77 Coronavirus-related deaths and 1,910 new cases, according to figures released by the health authorities today. We mistakenly reported a...

Laois Gardai: Attempted burglary in Timahoe and dog theft in Abbeyleix as weekend patrols...

Laois Gardai are continuing their high visibility patrols around Laois amenities this weekend. They have advised the public to remain within a 5km vicinity of...

Thanks to musicians, sports clubs, customers and staff as Laois pub closes its doors

Pubs around the country are closed at present due to the Covid-19 pandemic - but one of them has announced that it will not...

Coronavirus: 60 further deaths and 3,231 new cases – 48 of them in Laois

There have been a further 60 Coronavirus-related deaths and 3,231 new cases, according to figures released by the health authorities today. Of these, 59 deaths...

In Pictures: Historic day as Moderna vaccine arrives in Laois

It was an historic day in our fight against Covid-19 as the first mast vaccination centre in Laois opened. The Killeshin Hotel on the...
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Laois records no fatalities from road accidents in 2020

There were no road deaths in Laois in 2020, the RSA has confirmed. In fact, alongside Longford, these were the only two counties with no...

Coronavirus: Nine additional deaths and 4,842 new cases – 6 in Laois – as...

There have been a further nine Coronavirus-related deaths and 4,842 new cases, according to figures released by the health authorities this evening. Of the new...

Health Minister commits to accelerated vaccination programme

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, has announced that there will be an increase in vaccinations this month. The original plan had been to vaccinate...

Laois Gardai plead with people to stay off frozen lakes following incident involving a...

Gardai in Laois are pleading with people to 'stop doing dangerous things'. This comes after they and members of Laois Fire and Rescue Services were...

Two Laois projects ‘highly commended’ at BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Two Laois projects received 'Highly Commended' status following the results of yesterday's BT Young Scientist Exhibition. For the third year running, Heywood student Evan Hogg...

End of the line for Laois Camogie as Antrim prove too strong in All-Ireland...

Laois 0-3 Antrim 0-14 All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Semi Final The Laois Camogie team's adventure in the All-Ireland intermediate championship is over after they were beaten...

Tynan and Keenan lead the fightback as Laois Camogie score extra time Kerry win

Laois 1-10 Kerry 1-6 AET All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Quarter Final What a win for Laois! The Laois camogie team came back from the dead to defeat...

Five star Clare down Laois Ladies to dent All-Ireland semi final hopes

Laois 1-11 Clare 5-7 All-Ireland Intermediate Championship Round 2 The Clare Ladies dented Laois's hopes of reaching an All-Ireland semi final following an eight point win...

Down too strong but Laois Camogie still alive in All-Ireland championship

Laois 1-8 Down 2-13 All-Ireland Camogie Championship Round 2 Niamh Mallon and Sarah Louise Gaffin were instrumental in Down's win over Laois to see them progress...
Players from 14 clubs will represent Laois at U-13 Leinster hurling blitzes

Quinn on fire for Offaly as Laois minor hurlers bow out

Laois 0-12 Offaly 2-18 Leinster Minor Hurling Championship Round 1 The Laois minor hurlers are out of the Leinster championship after they were well beaten by...

Second half goals crucial as Ballyroan-Abbey reach JFC semi final

St Joseph's 0-6 Ballyroan-Abbey 3-8 Laois JFC Quarter-final Three second half goals were crucial for Ballyroan-Abbey as they got the better of St Joseph's in atrocious...

Spink and Graiguecullen set to contest JFC ‘B’ final following wins

Spink 1-14 Rosenallis 0-11 Laois Shopping Centre JFC ‘B’ Semi-final Spink are through to the final of the junior 'B' football championship following a six point...

Foyle finds form to save Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe and relegate Ballypickas to Junior for 2021

Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe 1-16 Ballypickas 1-7 Laois IHC Relegation Final Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe have retained their intermediate hurling status for another year following a nine point win over Ballypickas in...

Trumera make numerical advantage count to reach IHC final

Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and Mountrath Clough-Ballacolla 0-15 Trumera 0-19 Laois Shopping Centre IHC Semi-final Trumera used their numerical advantage to perfection as...

Friel and Dooley immense as Rosenallis secure minor ‘B’ victory

Rosenallis 2-13 Ballylinan 2-3 Laois MFC ‘B’ Final Rosenallis won their second consecutive minor B final tonight in Annanough following a ten point win over Ballylinan. Charlie...

Strong Shanahoe finish sees off Park-Ratheniska in intermediate final thriller

Park-Ratheniska 1-8 Shanahoe 1-9 Intermediate Ladies Football Final A strong finish from Shanahoe was the difference in Portarlington tonight as they scored the last four points...

O’Neill and Kerfah on form as Graiguecullen claim Laois Ladies Junior football crown

Ballyfin 2-6 Graiguecullen 2-13 Junior Ladies Football Final Kelly O'Neill fired 1-6 and corner back Sara Kerfah was everywhere as Graiguecullen claimed the Laois Ladies Junior...

Five-star Spink smash Arles-Killeen to reach Junior B semi final

Arles-Killeen 0-7 Spink 5-10 Laois JFC ‘B’ Spink are through to the semi finals of the Junior B championship after they enjoyed an 18 point win...
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

St Joseph’s see off 13-man Barrowhouse in JFC but both reach quarter finals

Barrowhouse 0-6 St Joseph's 3-9 Laois JFC Round 3 St Joseph's had a big win over a 13-man Barrowhouse this evening - but both sides will...

Second half surge sees Shanahoe defeat Ballyroan and reach final

Ballyroan 1-7 Shanahoe 2-11 Laois Ladies IFC semi-final Shanahoe are through to the Ladies Intermediate football final following a seven point win over Ballyroan this evening. They...

O’Connell on form as Park-Ratheniska down St Joseph’s to reach Ladies Intermediate final

Park-Ratheniska 0-14 St Joseph's 1-4 Laois Ladies IFC semi-final Park-Ratheniska booked their place in this years Ladies Intermediate final following victory over St Josephs in Ratheniska...

Points difference misery for Mountmellick as Mulhall-inspired Ballacolla reach semi finals

Clough-Ballacolla 3-16 Mountmellick 2-11 Laois Shopping Centre IHC Round 3 Clough-Ballacolla are through to the semi finals of the Intermediate hurling championship following an eight point...

Sinnott and Hosey lead the way as Trumera down Clonad to reach semi finals

Clonad 0-9 Trumera 2-20 Laois Shopping Centre IHC Paddy Hosey and Niall Sinnott were on top form as Trumera defeated Clonad by 17 points in Shanahoe...

Magic Maher leads the way as O’Moore’s claim third title

St Brigid's 0-10 O'Moore's 0-15 Laois Camogie Final Laura Marie Maher was the star of the show as O'Moore's came from behind to claim third third...