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Wins for Laois Masters, Arles-Killeen and all Saturday’s GAA results

It was a very busy day with county action in hurling, camogie and football along with a couple of domestic games. The Laois U-20s, senior...

Laois camogie get All-Ireland intermediate championship campaign off to a winning start

Laois 1-14 Derry 0-14 All Ireland Intermediate championship round 1 It was a long but fruitful journey up to Swatragh in Derry as the Laois intermediate...

Eight Talking Points as Laois hurlers maintain unbeaten record ahead of Joe McDonagh final

The Laois senior hurlers needed two late frees from youngster Eoin Gaughan to keep their unbeaten run in the Joe McDonagh Cup alive. They were...

Spirited Crettyard United just fall short in Leinster Junior Cup final

Crettyard United 1 Sheriff YC 2 LFA Junior Cup Final In what can only be described as a spirited performance from Crettyard United, the Carlow League...

Gaughan’s late free snatches draw for Laois against Westmeath but sides will meet again...

Laois 1-22 Westmeath 1-22 Joe McDonagh Cup Round 4 Laois and Westmeath played out a very entertaining draw in O'Moore Park this afternoon to set up...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois host Westmeath in Joe McDonagh Cup

The round robin phase of the Joe McDonagh Cup will conclude this afternoon in Portlaoise and Tralee. The Laois hurlers take on Westmeath in the final...

Laois U-20 footballers collect Andrew Corden Cup for first silverware since 2007

Billy O'Loughlin's Laois U-20 footballers were crowned inaugural Andrew Corden Cup winners following their final group game against Waterford in Lemybrien this afternoon. Wins over...

Good Week, Bad Week: Scholarships, festival closures and bright young business people

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad week,...

Remember the Game: Laois hurlers go through to the Leinster SHC semi-final in 2013

Laois 2-18 Carlow 0-13 Leinster SHC quarter-final  For this week's Remember the Game, we are on the getting behind the Laois hurlers heading up to Croke...

Fr Paddy: Martin Luther King’s letter to White Church Leaders

We can wait no longer - Martin Luther King’s Letter to White Church Leaders. In 1960, Martin Luther King was imprisoned after leading a civil...

Your guide as Laois hurlers face Westmeath in probable Joe McDonagh final dress-rehearsal

The Laois hurlers take on Westmeath in the final round of the Joe McDonagh Cup round robin phase in O'Moore Park Portlaoise at 3pm today,...

Your guide to the game as Laois camogie begin their All-Ireland championship campaign

This Saturday, June 15, sees Laois set out the stall for their All-Ireland intermediate campaign as they take on Derry in the opening round...

Laois Ladies U-14s in All-Ireland bronze semi-final this weekend

It's all systems go as the U14 Laois Ladies U-14 panel are getting ready for the All-Ireland bronze semi-final this Saturday. Fergal Feighery take on...

Laois youth group calls for local support ahead of national awards

Young people from Mountrath Youth Theatre are calling on their local community to help them win a national award as part of the Irish...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, June 15, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Ronnie Cahill Westfield, Castletown, Laois / Mountrath, Laois Ronnie Cahill, Westfield, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co....

The immensely popular Ballykilcavan long table banquet is completely sold out

The organisers of the long table banquet on Friday June 21 at Ballykilcavan Farm have announced that the event is now completely sold out, and...

Kennedy Cup: Silverware slips away for Laois lads as competitions near conclusion

There will be no silverware for any of the 11 Laois players competing on four different squads at the Kennedy Cup this year following...

Gardai in Laois appealing for information following theft of Eir cable

Gardaí at Abbeyleix are appealing to the public for their assistance with regard to a number of thefts of Eir cable over the past...

In Pictures: From kickboxing in Laois to Hungary

Three incredible Laois kickboxers set their sights on Hungary in last month. Laois Martial Arts Kickboxers; Edward Comerford, Caitlin Knight and Chloe Shortall made...

Eir looking to hire 50 new apprentices

Eir, Ireland’s largest telecommunications company, today announced plans to further expand its workforce by hiring up to 50 new apprentices. Following a two year on-the-job...

Women in Sport: Laois athlete Mary Mulhare on European championships, her biggest influences and...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Mary Mulhare began her athletics career running on the track behind the Leisure Centre...

In Pictures: All systems go for Laois’s Cruinniú na nÓg

Unleash your creative spirit with Cruinniú na nÓg, a day of FREE creativity for children and young people across Laois. This Saturday June 15, Cruinniú...

Two men killed in plane crash near Laois

Two men have been killed in a aircraft crash near Laois. Two men, one in their 70s and another in his late 50s, were fatally...

Stradbally duo ‘inking’ up for Kolbe Special School fundraiser

Well this is certainly going to cause some stir - and all for a good cause too! Two of Stradbally's most known residents have come...

Crettyard United one step away from history as Leinster Junior Cup final approaches

Crettyard United will bring their 2018/2019 season to a close on Saturday afternoon when they face Sherrif YC in the Leinster Juinor Cup final. Patrick...

Laois senior hurlers hosting ‘Meet & Greet’ night ahead of Joe McDonagh Cup final

The Laois senior hurlers have their final Round Robin game in the Joe McDonagh Cup on Saturday but Eddie Brennan's men have already secured...

Laois athletic club give €500 to Down Syndrome Ireland Laois Branch

Portlaoise Athletic Club made a wonderful donation of €500 to the Down Syndrome Ireland Laois Branch in the Midlands Park Hotel Portlaoise recently. The money...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, June 14, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Ronnie Cahill Westfield, Castletown, Laois / Mountrath, Laois Ronnie Cahill, Westfield, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co....
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League final place secured for O’Dempsey’s and a round-up of all tonight’s football games

O'Dempsey's kept their hunt for a third successive ACFL Division 1A league title alive as they claimed their tenth win from 11 games to...

Laois senior hurling team named for last group clash against Westmeath

This Saturday sees Laois hurlers contest the last group game of the Joe McDonagh Cup against Westmeath. With Laois's place in the final already secured,...
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