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Property Watch: A range of homes currently for sale in Portarlington

On this week’s Property Watch we look at five homes currently for sale in the Portarlington area. Among the properties featuring this week is an...
Senior Team of the Week

Super Sunday on the cards as Laois Senior semi finals down for decision

Courtwood v O'Dempsey's Laois Senior Football Championship Semi Final in O'Moore Park at 2pm  Neighbours will collide in the first of the two Laois Senior Football...

In Pictures: Great scenes of celebration as The Heath win Laois intermediate football title

Given that it had been so long since they'd any major championship success of note, it was no surprise that there was a huge...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, September 25, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Kieran Francis Begadon Aughmacart, Cullohill, Laois Kieran Francis Begadon, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada and formerly Aughmacart, Cullohill, Co....
Hurling General

The Harps through to Minor Hurling Final after tough battle with Camross

The Harps 2-11 Camross 0-9 Laois MHC 'A' Semi-Final It was a real dogged affair on a heavy Durrow pitch this evening as The Harps and...
The Laois minor hurling panel has been named

Hyland, Brennan and Duggan goals see Clough-Ballacolla into Minor A hurling decider

Clough-Ballacolla 3-17 Borris-Kilcotton 1-16 Laois MHC 'A' Semi-Final A late surge was enough from Clough-Ballacolla to see off the challenge of Borris-Kilcotton in an epic encounter...
Barrowhouse

Day leads the way as Barrowhouse book Laois JFC ‘A’ final place

Barrowhouse 2-11 Graiguecullen 1-12 Laois JFC 'A' Semi-Final Barrowhouse are into the Laois JFC 'A' final for the second year running after getting the better of...
Portlaoise Senior Ladies

First half goals crucial as Portlaoise dethrone St Conleth’s to claim second ever Ladies...

Portlaoise 2-5 St Conleth's 0-10 Laois Ladies SFC Final First half goals from Shaunagh Jackson and Ellen Healy saw Portlaoise crowned Ladies Senior champions for just...
Park-Ratheniska Intermediate Ladies

Second-half blitz sees Park-Ratheniska defeat Shanahoe to claim Ladies Intermediate glory

Park-Ratheniska 6-11 Shanahoe 1-11 Laois Ladies IFC Final Six second-half goals did the trick for Park-Ratheniska as they blitzed Shanahoe to claim Ladies Intermediate glory this...
LaoisToday Live Blog

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the Ladies Intermediate and Senior finals

We're live from O'Moore Park once again this afternoon for two very big games with silverware on the line. The action began earlier today as...

Extra-Time dominance sees Sarsfields claim Laois Ladies Junior Football title

Sarsfields 4-9 The Heath 1-9 - after extra time Laois Ladies JFC Final Sarsfields' subs changed the game for them and it was those girls who...

The week that was: Our most viewed stories of the past seven days

1 - In Pictures: Wonderful selection of images from Day 1 of the Ploughing Over 91,000 spectators attended Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships...

Glory for Zach as Geelong claim Grand Final success with stunning victory

Zach Tuohy has become only the second Irish player ever to win an AFL Grand Final following Geelong's success in Melbourne today. He was...

Fr Paddy: It is time for ordination of Women Deacons

The recent National Synthesis document, followed extensive consultation with thousands of Irish Catholics across the island since last October and culminating in reports published...

Seven Talking Points as The Heath make it a short stay at intermediate

The Heath were crowned Laois intermediate football champions last night when they were relatively comfortable 1-13 to 0-8 winners over Arles-Kilcruise. Here we look at...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 24, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Ian Murphy Sue Ryder House, Ballyroan, Laois/Ballinakill, Laois Ian was formerly of Ballinakill Co Laois, Shropshire and...
Craig Rogers

Goals win games as Portlaoise navigate past St Joseph’s to reach Junior A decider

Portlaoise 2-7 St Joseph's 0-6 Laois Junior Football Championship Semi Final It is a big weekend for the Portlaoise GAA club and it got off to...

The Heath impress to claim intermediate football honours

The Heath 1-13 Arles-Kilcruise 0-8 Laois IFC Final Not since 1993 had The Heath contested a county final but their supporters turned out in big numbers...
Live Blog

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the Laois Intermediate football final

County final season is upon us and tonight will see a very big game take place in O'Moore Park. The Heath will take on Arles-Kilcruise...

In Pictures: Massive excitement ahead of county final for Black and Amber Day in...

The Heath are a proud bastion of Laois football - but they haven't had much to shout about over the past 30 years or...

In Pictures: Remarkable achievement as Emo claim two All-Ireland Rounders titles in their first...

It takes a lot to win an All-Ireland final, it takes something greater to win two All-Ireland titles in your very first year in...
Richard Monk Cricket match

Memorial charity cricket match set to take place in Stradbally this weekend

The curtain will come down on the cricket season in Laois this weekend as a memorial charity match will be played. This will be the...

Laois parents express extreme frustration as school bus struggles continue

A group of Laois parents expressed their extreme frustration over the ongoing school bus situation to Minister Sean Fleming at a meeting in Emo...
Michael McEvoy Portarlington Credit Union Retirement (1)

In Pictures: Well wishes and tributes as long-serving CEO of Portarlington Credit Union retires

Michael McEvoy had his last day in the office as CEO of Portarlington Credit Union on September 17. While planned well in advance, the day...
Justin Brown Colaiste Iosagain Principal

Laois secondary school appoints new principal as existing one set to retire after 22...

A Laois secondary school has appointed a new principal as their existing one is set to retire in a couple of weeks. Justin Brown has...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: The Heath or Arles-Kilcruise? Our intermediate football final preview

In our latest Talking Sport Podcast, we hear from Arles-Kilcruise manager James Conway and Heath manager Sean Cotter as we preview the 2022 Laois...

Arles-Kilcruise and The Heath set for battle with intermediate football honours on the line

The schedule of the Laois club football calendar has meant that in recent seasons that intermediate final has been the first county final of...
Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Pat O’Sullivan joins us to preview the Ladies Senior, Intermediate and...

It is a huge weekend for football in the county - and especially in the Ladies game where three county finals are down for...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 23, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Lillian Avril Kenny Garryhinch, Portarlington, Offaly / Laois Lillian Avril Kenny, Garryhinch, Portarlington, Co. Offaly, (formerly of...
The Heath 1993

County Final Memory: Magical scenes as The Heath claim senior honours in 1993

The Heath 2-17 Ballyroan 2-15 (after extra time) 1993 Laois SFC Final In the history of Laois county football finals, the 1993 edition surely has to...