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GAA set to open walking tracks but not pitches on June 8 – if...

The GAA will open their walking tracks on June 8 if the Government proceed to Phase 2 of their plan to re-open the the...

Willie Dunphy recalls ‘greatest memory’ when Laois defeated Dublin in Portlaoise

Laois senior hurler Willie Dunphy says that his greatest ever memory in a Laois jersey was when the O'Moore's defeated Dublin last July. The Clough-Ballacolla...

GAA still ‘hopeful’ of running Cul Camps this summer despite Coronavirus

The GAA are still 'hopeful' of staging Cul Camps in Laois and throughout the country this summer - despite the Coronavirus pandemic. GAA Ard Stiurthoir...

How a Carlow footballer has had a big influence on a young Laois hurler

Carlow football and Laois hurling are not two things that you would expect to come together - but that is exactly what happened on...

Laois Football Memory: The incredibly dramatic Laois-Offaly football clash in 2003

Laois 1-12 Offaly 1-12 2003 Leinster SFC Quarter-final The 2003 inter-county football season will never be forgotten in Laois. A first Leinster title in 57 years, a...

Moment in Time: Brilliant Cumann na mBunscol football images from 2000

There was plenty of stars of the future on the display in the Laois Cumann na mBunscol football finals 20 years ago in the...

Laois hurling and camogie clubs raise more than €10,000 for three charities with weekend...

Members of Clough-Ballacolla GAA and camogie clubs ran, walked, cycled and shaved their heads in a series of novel challenges over the weekend to...

High praise for three of Laois football’s greatest servants

There was high praise from Laois's current longest serving footballer for three of his former teammates in this week's Talking Sport Podcast. Aidan Fennnelly, Noel...

Who fears to speak of ’86? The unforgettable Battle of Aughrim

It will never be forgotten. Aughrim, 1986. The place and venue, in Laois GAA parlance, have become a byword for disaster. Wicklow, as unfancied then...

County Final Memory: Clonad claim title number 13 in 1970

Clonad 2-9 Clonaslee 3-3 1970 Laois SHC Final Coming into the 1970 season, the Clonad hurlers sat second in the Laois SHC roll of honour. But over...

Ross Munnelly on the secrets to playing football at the highest level for 18...

Ross Munnelly joined his inter-county colleague Evan O'Carroll on this week's edition of the LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast. In a wide-ranging chat which saw the...

The tale of a 17-year-old Evan O’Carroll, Justin McNulty, a missing boot and pranks...

A 17-year-old Evan O'Carroll made his senior inter-county debut for Laois in the summer of 2013. It had been a whirlwind year for the Crettyard...

Laois Hurling Memory: The battle of Birr, a last-minute winner and relegating Offaly

Laois 2-13 Offaly 2-12 2004 National Hurling League Big Laois hurling wins over Offaly have unfortunately been few and far between over the years. But there have...

Healy reflects on London challenge, recovery from injury and his full-forward plans

With no live Irish sport to watch at the moment, Laois GAA star Cahir Healy gave supporters something to keep an eye on last...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol hurling memories from 2004

This week we look back on the 2004 Cuman na mBunscol hurling final action. The big winners were Camross, who claimed a double of the...

10 Talking Points from the Laois hurlers magical win over Dublin last summer

There may be no GAA action going on at the moment - but there is always plenty to look back at. The Sunday Game are...

Leinster Final Memory: Another year, another tear as Dubs defeat Laois in 2007

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday on June 23, 2018, ahead of that year's Leinster senior football final. In 2007, the Laois senior footballers reached...

Laois GAA star Cahir Healy completes novel marathon and scores 2,000 points in a...

Laois GAA star Cahir Healy has completed a novel and gruelling challenge in a park in London today - scoring 2,000 points and running...

Remember the Game: Crettyard claim intermediate football honours in 2005

Crettyard 1-12 Courtwood 1-10 2005 Laois IFC Final Our focus in this week's Remember the Game is the 2005 intermediate football final, where Crettyard edged out...

The Nally Stand, sit-down protest and conspiracy theories – the madness of the 1998...

Brought to you in association with Mulhall Meats There were so many mad things that happened in the All Ireland hurling championship of 1998 that...

Sporting Memories: Sue Ramsbottom on All Ireland glory after all the heartache, early days...

Brought to you in association with Laois Library Service There have been many great Laois ladies footballers over the years but the name of Sue...

How it came about that a Laois hurler was crowned the All Ireland FIFA...

There have been many mad moments throughout this lockdown - but a Laois hurler winning an online FIFA tournament on the PlayStation has to...

Remembering the great Heath ladies football team that won two All Ireland club titles...

It's among one of the fine Laois sporting achievements of all time - The Heath's success in winning back-to-back All Ireland club titles in...

Results of third Laois GAA €130 ticket board draw

A total of 24 clubs had winners in the first monthly Laois GAA €130 county board ticket draw held in the LOETB Centre of...

County Final Memory: Portlaoise hold off rising St Joseph’s in 1970

Portlaoise 1-7 St Joseph's 0-9 1970 Laois SFC Final Portlaoise have had some great football teams over the years - and the side they had in...

Laois hurlers memorable victory over Dublin last year to feature on Sunday Game this...

In a time when we are all starved of GAA action - this is a real treat for Laois GAA fans. Last weekend, the Sunday...

Matthew Whelan with high praise for ‘outstanding trainer’ Brother Philip Ryan

Matthew Whelan is the longest-serving Laois hurler still involved and has made more appearances for Laois than anyone in history. Over a long career with...

Mark Timmons on the influence of Sean Dempsey and his disappointment at how it...

Long-serving Laois footballer Mark Timmons was a recent guest on the LaoisToday Talking Sport podcast where he was joined by colleague Sean O'Flynn as...

Willie Hyland, Zane Keenan or James Young – we set two Laois hurlers our...

Willie Hyland, Zane Keenan and James Young - how could you pick one between the three of these Laois hurling greats? Well those are the...

Laois Football Memory: Rows, replays and All Ireland final agony – the Laois v...

This piece originally appeared on LaoisToday ahead of the 2019 All Ireland SFC Qualifier between Laois and Cork in Thurles. It'll be the first time...