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Laois Martial Arts adjusting and moving forward

Laois Martial Arts continues to adjust and move forward during the challenges of COVID-19. The club which is based in Mountmellick, continues to work within...

Laois minor footballers and U-20 hurlers get green light to resume before Christmas

The Laois minor footballers and U-20 hurlers will get to play their 2020 championships this year after all. GAA officials struck a deal last night...

Laois photographer features in charity photobook depicting GAA response to Covid-19 pandemic

AIB recently launched The Toughest Season photobook and a Laois man's photos feature. The book is a pictorial account of how hurling, football and camogie...

Laois GAA chiefs defend fixtures and decision not to tighten 2020 schedule

Laois GAA chairman Peter O'Neill and secretary Niall Handy have both addressed the fixture schedule in the county this year in their report to...

Laois ladies footballers retain services of management team for 2021 season

The Laois Ladies have retained the services of their outgoing management team for the 2021 season. Arles-Killeen native Donie Brennan will remain in charge of...

The new face seeking to win a place on the Laois GAA County Board

It looks certain that we're going to have a contest at the Laois GAA Convention which is set to take place remotely on Monday,...

‘Let the kids play’ – Midlands League secretary pens open letter to FAI and...

The secretary of the Midland Schoolboys League, the governing body for juvenile soccer in Laois, has penned an open letter to the FAI and...

Laois GAA TV proves a huge success as profit of almost €55,000

The Laois GAA TV service, which allowed supporters to subscribe to watch matches that were played behind closed doors, brought in a profit of...

Whenever it happens a famine will be ended in the 2020 Laois senior football...

On Monday night just gone, the draws for the Laois senior football championship semi-finals were made pitting favourites Portarlington against Ballyfin and Emo against...

Remembering an incredible All Ireland track and field success and respect for long-distance runners

The loneliness of the long distance runner has been documented in many ways and a former Laois football captain has described how one of...

Laois GAA secretary praises executive committee and hits out at ‘self-informed trolls’

Laois GAA secretary Niall Handy has hit out strongly at "self-informed trolls or clowns" and has said that the current executive "is perhaps one...
We're in O'Moore Park to bring you the action live

Laois GAA report deficit in accounts – but far smaller than first feared

Laois GAA have reported a deficit of just over €10,500 in their 2020 accounts, though that is considerably lower than they first feared when...

Contest expected for top Laois GAA positions as challengers emerge

A contest for the positions of chairman and vice-chairman of Laois GAA look set to take place at next month's county convention. Chairman Peter O'Neill...

Meet the Laois man all set to compete in the Champions League in North...

A Laois soccer player is set to represent a Dublin club in the UEFA Futsal Champions League in North Macedonia this weekend. Mateusz Cwienk will...

Prestigious racing award for Laois trainer following remarkable 2020

A Laois horse racing trainer was the winner of a prestigious award at a virtual ceremony last night. Portarlington based Kieran Cotter was deemed a...

Mark Kavanagh: ‘It’s vitally important we react to whoever comes in … and we...

Laois hurler Mark Kavanagh has said that it's vital that Laois GAA get a new manager as quick as possible but has also said...
We're around the grounds tonight as the JFC quarter finals are down for decision

Laois ladies football club set to reflect on lost loved ones with Remembrance Tree

A Laois Ladies football club is planning to erect a Remembrance Tree in an effort to give their community a chance to grieve for...

In Pictures: Laois rugby club’s drive to get more girls involved yields positive results

Portlaoise Rugby Club launched their ‘Give it a “try” for Girls campaign last week - and it proved to be a big hit with...

‘Sad day for Laois hurling’ – Inter-county trio react to the news of Eddie...

'Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you got 'til it's gone'. That line is from 'Big Yellow Taxi' by the...

15 potential candidates to fill the vacant Laois hurling manager’s job

Eddie Brennan has stepped down as Laois hurling manager and the search to replace him will have to get underway immediately. The news was met...

Less than 18 months after the best of times for Laois hurling, this is...

Not for the first time, Laois hurling finds itself in a mess. And this is a mess. Eddie Brennan, a quality inter-county manager is gone, so...

BREAKING: Laois senior hurling manager Brennan steps down

Laois senior hurling manager Eddie Brennan has stepped down from his role. In a statement released on behalf of him and his fellow management team...

Former Laois manager steps down from role as Kerry U-20 football boss

Former Laois football manager John Sugrue has stepped down from his role as boss of the Kerry U-20 footballers. The Park-Ratheniska clubman, who guided Laois...

Laois senior football championship semi final draw made

The draw for the semi finals of the Laois Shopping Centre senior football championships has taken place this evening. For the first time since 2016,...

Laois link to historic Tipperary Munster football success

On a hugely historic weekend, the Tipperary footballers were the biggest story of them all. The 100th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday massacre in Croke...

‘Battle of Aughrim’ referee remembers the most infamous moment of his career

Aughrim. 1986. Laois v Wicklow. There are few days in Laois GAA history that stand out as much - and it's for all the wrong...

Clonaslee lead the way on the 2020 intermediate football Team of the Year

The only adult football championship in Laois to be completed this year was the intermediate grade where Clonaslee claimed a record sixth title.  And they...

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...

Live Blog: Follow all the action as Laois face Antrim in All-Ireland intermediate camogie...

A place in this year's All-Ireland intermediate camogie final is on the line when Laois face Antrim today. The clash is live from Inniskeen Grattans,...

Laois camogie manager Desmond hoping for ‘big performance’ as his side go for All-Ireland...

Laois Camogie manager John Desmond is hoping for a 'big performance' from his side as they go for a place in the All-Ireland intermediate...