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Laois Athletics announces partnership with new sponsor Downey’s Suzuki

Laois Athletics is delighted to announce a new sponsorship partner, with Downey's Suzuki coming on board just as the cross country season is about...

In Pictures: National medals galore for glorious St Abban’s athletes

What a glorious weekend it was for one Laois club at the National Senior Track and Field Championships. St Abban's came home with five medals,...

Oughaval AC athlete Canice invited to represent Ireland for Youth National Cup

One Laois athlete has made history for his club, Oughaval AC, by being invited to represent Ireland for the Youth National Cup. Canice Whearty from...

All Ireland glory for Laois twin athletes

It has been a sucessful weekend for Oughaval AC at the All Ireland Grade B Championships in Tullamore as the club took home three...

Laois athlete jets off to Azerbaijan for European Youth Olympics

The European Youth Olympics are set to get underway later this month and a Laois girl has just flown out to Bacu. Ava O'Connor from...

Laois runner Ava selected to represent Ireland at European Youth Olympic Festival

Yesterday, Tuesday June 25, Athletics Ireland announced its team that are travelling to Azerbaijan to take part in ‘Baku 2019’ XV Summer European Youth...

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...

Laois athletes scoop huge medal haul at All-Ireland School’s Track & Field finals

There was plenty of Laois success in Tullamore yesterday at the All-Ireland School's Track & Field Finals. With the academic year now over for all...

St Abban’s AC travel to Finland for European Clubs Championships

On Saturday the 25th of May 2019, St. Abban’s AC in Monavea, Co. Laois took on the might of Europe in the European Club...

Medals galore for Laois athletes as Leinster School’s Track & Field finals

Laois athletes from seven different schools enjoyed success at the Leinster School's Track and Field finals at Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin over the...

Women in Sport: The Laois teenager constantly going for gold – it’s Ava O’Connor

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  Athleticism runs in Ava O'Connor's blood. On the O'Connor side, her grandfather Christy played...

Huge attendance at Laois secondary schools Track & Field championships

Boys and girls from secondary schools all over Laois competed in the Laois secondary schools Track & Fields championships in St Abban's yesterday. They took...

Laois woman Ava storms home with two gold medals at the national indoor championships

Laois woman Ava O'Connor had a highly successful weekend at the national indoor athletic championships, bringing home two gold medals in the 1500 metres...

Women in Sport: From Portlaoise to the Seoul Olympics – it’s Anne Keenan-Buckley

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa No shining medals adorn the walls of Olympian Anne Keenan-Buckey's house. No magnificent plaques or...

Laois athletics club gearing up for first ‘Fit For Life’ race

The evenings are getting longer and this athletics club have come up with the perfect activity. Ballyroan/Abbeyleix and District Athletics Club will hold Race 1...

Laois teenager part of Irish silver medalist relay team at Schools Cross Country Internationals

Laois teenager Ava O'Connor made Irish athletics history today as part of the silver medal winning SIAB Schools Cross Country Internationals mixed relay team. Ava was...

Laois students to the fore at All-Ireland Schools Cross Country Championships

A number of Laois students were in action yesterday in the All-Ireland School's Cross Country championships. Pupils from Knockbeg College, Heywood CS, Colaiste Iosagain and...

Full steam ahead for fifth St John’s 5km Fun Run in Monasterevin

The fifth St. John’s Fun Run takes place on March 10 at 1pm in Monasterevin. Registration takes place from 10-12 in St. John’s N.S., Drogheda...

Great days of athletics at Laois Novice Road Race and Rás na hÉireann

The Downeys Nissan Laois Athletics Novice Road Race Championships took place in Ballyfin on Sunday. In ideal conditions, slightly cool and no rain or wind,...

Laois athletes on their marks for first run of 2019 Road Race Championships

There's no stopping Laois athletes as they prepare for the first run of 2019 Road Race Championships this Sunday, February 24. The Cross Country season is...

Emo youngster wins prestigious Athletics Ireland Juvenile Award for 2018

Eighteen year old Emo Rath athlete Eoin Keenan was the Laois recipient of Athletics Ireland Juvenile Award for 2018. Eoin received his award at a...

Success for St Abban’s at National Senior Indoor Championships

The backbone of St Abban's exceptionally strong Senior Ladies team were on show in Abbotstown over the weekend where the female athletes gathered no...

Laois athletes set huge PBs at prestigious Armagh International Roadraces

Two Laois athletes took part in the prestigious Armagh International Roadraces on Thursday evening last. Cian Kelly, the 19 year old St Abbans runner set...

St Colman’s School Stradbally win first SVT Junior parkrun Shield

SVT Activity and Wellness Hub (based in Stradbally, Vicarstown and Timahoe) has presented a shield for Junior parkrun. Junior Parkrun is a 2k run along...

In Pictures: Heywood athletes run up a storm at the Leinster championships

Heywood athletics is well and truly on the rise, shown in part by each of the 11 students qualifying for the Leinster Schools championships. After...

Calling all primary schools to compete in SVT Junior parkrun Challenge

SVT Activity and Wellness Hub are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative at junior parkrun in Vicarstown for local primary schools. Vicarstown junior parkrun...

In Pictures: Laois Athletes light up Athlone Indoor Arena

Laois had an amazing weekend of athletics in the Athlone Indoor arena. Laois Athletics two recent Leinster Juvenile Star Award winners for 2018 put in...

In Pictures: Laois athletes enjoy great success at All-Irelands in Dundalk

Dundalk IT was the venue for the final cross country event of the 2018/2019 season. All Laois, Leinster and National Cross country championships are now...

In Pictures: Laois Athletics Indoor Track and Field Championships a huge success

Athletes, parents and supporters from all nine Athletic Clubs in the County travelled by the bus load to Nenagh at the weekend for the...

In Pictures: Laois Secondary Schools Cross Country another great success

The Laois Athletics Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships provided a great mornings entertainment and competition. Now in it’s 22nd year, the event is going from...
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