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Late goal helps Rosenallis to thrilling Junior ‘C’ hurling glory

Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and Mountrath Rosenallis 1-11 Clough-Ballacolla 1-10 Laois Shopping Centre JHC ‘C’ Final What a way to a win a...

Castletown find form to consign Ballinakill to relegation from Laois SHC

Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and Mountrath Castletown 1-16 Ballinakill 1-15 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Relegation Final Castletown picked the right time to find...

Live Blog: Follow all the action from tonight’s senior relegation and junior ‘C’ hurling...

There are two big games in the LOETB Centre of Excellence tonight - with silverware and survival on the line. Up first, at 7pm, the...

Coronavirus: 326 new cases as outbreak confirmed in Mullingar hospital

There has been a total of 326 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. Of these, 152 cases are in Dublin, 32...

Championship Diary: Kavanagh and Maher leading the way in hurling scoring charts

Ahead of this weekend's senior hurling semi-finals and relegation playoff action, two of Laois's finest hurlers are engaged in a different type of battle. Rathdowney-Errill...

Issue of vacant site dragging on and falling trees causing problems in Portlaoise estates

Laois County Council should put in a compulsory purchase order on a vacant site at the front of the Maryborough Estate on the Mountrath...

JOB VACANCY: Charles R Wynne looking to hire experienced artic lorry driver

Charles R Wynne Ltd - specialist feed ingredients manufacturer - are seeking to hire an experienced artic lorry driver.  Must have industrial loader experience Attractive pay...

Talking Politics Podcast: Brian Stanley on early influences, Gerry Adams and the rise of...

In our latest Talking Politics Podcast, we're joined by Laois-Offaly Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley to discuss his life and times. We talk about his...

REUNITED: Laois man’s search for late dad’s family yields positive result

We all need a bit of good news at the moment - and this story shows the positive power of social media and what...

Property: 15 acres of agricultural land plus 7,200 square foot agri/industrial shed for sale...

15 acres of agricultural land as well as 7,200 square foot agri/industrial shed is being offered for sale at Fossey, Timahoe, in Laois. The sale...

Captain Williams expecting ‘tough battle’ as Sarsfields seek historic eighth title in a row

Sarsfields will go in search of Laois Ladies football history on Saturday when they face Portlaoise in the senior decider. The Heath won seven consecutive...

Talking Sport Podcast: Ladies football final preview, hurling semi-finals and intermediate football

It's another huge weekend of GAA action in Laois with big games down for decision in both hurling and football. Our latest Talking Sport Podcast...

Previewing all of Friday night’s Laois GAA action

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Hurling Championship Relegation Final Castletown v Ballinakill In the LOETB Centre of Excellence at 7.30pm It is the final that neither team...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 24, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Ann Dunne (née Phelan) Cappinrush, Ballyfin, Laois Died 24th of September at The Midland...

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...

Final quarter surge sees Ballyroan-Abbey claim second minor title in three years

Portlaoise 0-6 Ballyroan-Abbey 2-9 Laois MFC ‘A’ Final Portlaoise's eight year wait for a Minor title goes on as Ballyroan-Abbey stunned them in the final quarter...

Coronavirus: 324 new cases and three deaths as second county set to move to...

There has been a total of 324 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. Of these, 167 cases are in Dublin, 42...

The Heath senior men’s rounders team go in search of an All-Ireland final place

The Heath senior men’s rounders team go in search of a place in the All-Ireland final as they take on Carrickmacross from Monaghan this...

Laois man who sadly passed away in Vietnam to be laid to rest

A Laois man who sadly passed away in Vietnam is to be laid to rest tomorrow. Roy Bulfin, from Green Road in Abbeyleix, died unexpectedly...

Former Laois footballer set to feature in Clare county final this weekend

Cratloe face Kilmurry-Ibrickane in the Clare senior football championship final on Saturday - and a former Laois footballer is set to be involved. Former Emo...

Decrease in Covid hospital figures nationally but increase of those in ICU

There is no change in the status of the two patients who are being treated for Covid-19 in Portlaoise Hospital. The two remain in Critical...

License should be required for dangerous weapons, argues Laois councillor

People who own weapons like samurai swords or machetes should require a license, similar to gun owners. That was the view expressed by Laois Fine...

New management and new focus – Portlaoise Ladies captain Saunders hoping for first ever...

The Portlaoise Ladies footballers will contest their fourth senior football championship in the last five years on Saturday - and they are hoping to...

Previewing tonight’s Laois minor ‘A’ and ‘B’ football championship finals

Midlands Park Hotel Minor 'A' Football Championship Final Portlaoise v Ballyroan-Abbey In the LOETB Centre of Excellence at 7.15pm Tonight sees the conclusion of the minor...

JOB VACANCY: Porter Decorators seeking to hire painter

Porter Decorators are looking to hire an experienced painter based in Laois. Full-time position Rate negotiable Must be able to work on own initiative ...

Dunamaise delighted to open their doors and lift the curtains again

After months of having its doors closed and events cancelled, Dunamaise Arts Centre is delighted to be able to open the stage curtains for...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, September 23, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Roy Bulfin Green Road, Abbeyleix, Laois Roy died suddenly surrounded by his friends in...

JOB VACANCY: Personal Assistant/Receptionist required for Oakdale Nursing Home

Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington are currently recruiting for the following position: Personal Assistant/Receptionist. Permanent Position x 5 days (reduced hours). Excellent phone and...

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...

Coronavirus: 234 new cases as Swedish epidemiologist tells Dail to allow virus spread in...

There has been a total of 234 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today. Of these, 103 cases are in Dublin, 30...