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GAA Diary: Coffey named on U-20 team of the year; transfers for Laois clubs...

Coffey named on GAA U-20 football team of the year  Laois U-20 football captain for 2020, Ronan Coffey, has been named on the GAA's team...

Selling rights to Sky Sports ‘the best decision in the three years I was...

In 2014, the GAA made a decision to sell some of their broadcasting rights to Sky Sports, in a ground-breaking deal that saw games...

Laois’s loss could be London’s gain as former defender open to Exiles call

Former Laois footballer and hurler, Cahir Healy, says he is open to the possibility of representing London GAA if approached. The Portlaoise man, who last...

County Final Memory: Graiguecullen’s last success in 1965

Graiguecullen 1-10 Timahoe 1-8 1965 Laois SFC Final For a club with such tradition and one that is invariably competing in the latter stages of the...
In 2015, the Laois manager was Seamus Plunkett but we want to know can you name the players that played against Carlow?

‘A brilliant appointment for Laois’ – former player hails Cheddar return

Former Laois hurler Cahir Healy has heralded the return of Seamas 'Cheddar' Plunkett as manager as 'a brilliant appointment'. In something of a surprise, the...

From the bleak late 1990s to the boom of the 2000s – how Laois...

In the late 1990s, Laois GAA was not in a good place. The county teams weren't faring well, O'Moore Park was ageing badly, there...

Laois footballers and hurler take on roles in new GPA initiative

The Gaelic Players Association and Women's Gaelic Players Association, who voted to merge together last month, have launched details of a new initiative The GPA...

Return of the King! Boost for Laois footballers as Donie commits for 2021 season

The Laois senior footballers have received a pre-season boost as one of the county's highest ever scorers has returned to the panel. Arles-Killeen ace Donie...

Former Laois footballer takes over Arles-Killeen for 2021 season

Former Laois footballer Rory Stapleton has taken over as manager of Arles-Killeen for the 2021 club season. The Annanough man, who won an All Ireland...

The Justin McNulty years – promotion to Division 1, battles with Jim McGuinness and...

This time 10 years ago the Laois footballers were preparing for life under new manager Justin McNulty. After Mick O'Dwyer left after the 2006 season,...

County Final Memory: Kilcotton get the better of neighbours Borris-in-Ossory in 2002

Kilcotton 0-17 Borris-in-Ossory 1-8 2002 Laois IHC Final Kilcotton and Borris-in-Ossory are steeped in Laois hurling history and have a long association both with each other...

End of an era for Portlaoise GAA as club legend Cahir Healy opts to...

Cahir Healy's long playing association with Portlaoise GAA appears to be at an end following the dual star's decision to transfer to a London...

Boost for Laois hurlers as two key forwards return to panel

There has been a boost for the Laois hurlers as two key forwards have committed to the panel for 2021. Ballinakill's Cha Dwyer and Borris-Kilcotton's...

Laois GAA club unveil €300,000 plan for new pitches and facilities

A Laois GAA club have unveiled plans to build two brand new pitches, ball wall and a training area. Clough-Ballacolla, who have their home grounds...

Two Laois clubs appoint new managers ahead of 2021 season

Two Laois football clubs have appointed new managers ahead of the 2021 season. Joe Higgins has stepped down as St Joseph's boss but his replacement...

Looking back on the best Laois hurling games of 2020

Here at LaoisToday we do our best to cover as many GAA matches as possible. We got to venues all around the county and followed...

New Laois football selector added as thoughts turn to 2021 season

Emo's Paul Lawlor has been added to the Laois senior football backroom team as he links up with manager Mike Quirke as a selector...

Rathdowney-Errill on the lookout for new manager as John Delaney departs after three years...

The Rathdowney-Errill hurlers are on the lookout for a new manager after John Delaney stepped aside after three years in the role. Delaney, who played...

Remembering the top 10 football games of 2020

Here at LaoisToday we do our best to cover as many GAA matches as possible. We got to venues all around the county and followed...

Long serving Laois defender announces retirement from inter-county football

The Laois footballers will be without the services of one of their longest serving defenders for the 2021 season as Denis Booth has announced...

Introducing the 2020 LaoisToday Minor hurling Team of the Year

A thrilling Minor hurling Championship came to a conclusion back in October as Abbeyleix defeated The Harps to claim the cup after extra time. A...

Introducing the 2020 LaoisToday Intermediate Ladies Football Team of the Year

The Laois intermediate ladies football championship came to a conclusion back in September as Shanahoe defeated Park-Ratheniska to claim glory. A strong finish from Shanahoe...

Introducing the 2020 LaoisToday Senior Camogie Team of the Year

The Laois camogie championship came to a conclusion back in September as O'Moore's defeated St Brigid's to claim glory. Laura Marie Maher was the star...

Introducing the 2020 LaoisToday Minor football Team of the Year

The Minor Football Championship came to a conclusion back in September as Ballyroan-Abbey defeated Portlaoise to claim the cup. Ballyroan-Abbey were going for their second...

Introducing the 2020 LaoisToday Senior Ladies football Team of the Year

The Ladies SFC came to a conclusion back in September as Portlaoise defeated Sarsfields to claim glory. It was an historic victory for Portlaoise as...

Picture becoming clearer for Laois teams as GAA set out schedule for 2021

The first seven weeks of 2021 will be very quiet on the sporting front - but once the end of February comes, Laois teams...

Laois man guides Limerick to second successive Munster minor hurling title

Laois man Diarmuid Mullins has guided Limerick minor hurlers to Munster championship glory this afternoon for the second year running. Limerick were 2-22 to 0-25...

Seven Talking Points as Laois minor football defeat finally brings 2020 GAA season to...

The Laois minor footballers bowed out of the Leinster championship yesterday as they fell at the semi final hurdle for the third year in...

‘When the final whistle went in the Bainisteoir final … you’d have to take...

The Killeshin footballers have achieved a lot over the last decade or so, going from a junior club to a senior county final in...

Semi final misery for Laois minors again as Meath defeat them in Navan

Laois 1-7 Meath 2-10 Leinster Minor Football Championship Semi Final  The Laois minor footballers are out of the Leinster championship as they fell at the semi...