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Victory for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey team in first game of 2019

Portlaoise 5 Navan 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 The New Year brought with it a brand new set of hockey jerseys and a victory for...

Three well-known snooker players coming to Laois for exhibition

Three of the world's most known snooker players will be coming to Portlaoise later this month. On January 26, Dennis Taylor, Ken Doherty and John...
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Defeat for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey team in final game before Christmas

Portlaoise 1 Corinthians 4 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club suffered the first defeat of the season to Corinthians 4th on a horribly...

Ryan earns bronze in World Swimming championships

Shane Ryan has won a bronze medal in the 50m backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in China. Ryan, whose family are from...

Laois man breaks Irish record and secures final spot at World Swimming championships

Shane Ryan is through to the final of the men's 50 metres backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in China. Ryan broke the...

Big win for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey as they continue unbeaten run

Portlaoise 10 Malahide 0 Leinster Hockey League The wins keep coming for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club as they recorded their biggest win of the season against...

Portlaoise ladies hockey team draw in Wicklow to continue unbeaten run

Portlaoise 1 Wicklow 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club remain unbeaten after seven matches in Division 9 in Leinster League with...

Portlaoise Hockey Club draw in Belfield

Portlaoise 1 UCD 1 Hockey League Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club worked hard to come away with a draw against UCD 6th on a damp and...

In Pictures: Laois Martial Arts Shine at The Rumble 2018

Laois Martial arts were in action again on Sunday 7th of October in Citywest. The team, consisting of 8 members, took to the mats to...

In Pictures: Laois team getting ready for world championships

A Portlaoise squad are getting ready for the World Karate Commission (WKC) and kickboxing championships taking place at the end of October. The crew at Portlaoise's...

Laois man becomes kettlebell lifting world champion

A man from Laois has taken home the title as 24kg kettlebell lifting world champion at the international competition in Lativa on Friday, October...

Portlaoise Ladies Hockey record huge victory at the weekend

Portlaoise Ladies’ Hockey Club played Our Ladys 4ths in Templeogue on Saturday, October 6. Portlaoise took the lead with a great goal by Claire...

Medals galore for Laois Martial Arts at first ever Kickboxing Ireland event

Laois Martial Arts hosted the very first Kickboxing Ireland event to be held in Laois. The Laois Open event was held at the home of...

World-record breaking attempts to come to Laois this Saturday

On Saturday September 22, world record attempts and efforts to break world records will be taking place in Laois. A super kettlebell marathon is coming...

In Pictures: Irish clay pigeon shooting captain honoured in Errill

A Rathdowney man was honoured for his role as the Irish international clay shooting captain last Friday night in Ray's Bar, Errill. Paddy Peters was...

Turner earns silver medal at the European swimming championships

Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner has won a silver medal in the women’s 50 meter butterfly tonight in the European Para Swimming Championships in Dublin. Sixteen...

Gold for Laois man at World Handball Championships

Portlaoise man Paddy Donovan became the Men’s 50+ World Handball Singles champion yesterday in America. The Monavea Handball Club man claimed glory after a gripping...

Laois teen Nicole ready to rock European swimming championships

Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner is getting ready for one of her biggest competitions yet on home soil - the World Para swimming European championships. Sixteen...

After 33 years, Laois Cricket Club is moving to a new home

For the past 33 years cricketers and spectators alike in Laois have travelled to Togher outside Portlaoise, where the Laois Cricket Club has made...

Ryan earns bronze at European Swimming finals

An Irish swimmer with Laois connections claimed a dazzling bronze medal at the European Swimming championships in Glasgow at the weekend. Ryan was born in...

Rosenallis man takes on first ever MMA challenge this weekend

One Rosenallis man has stepped out of his comfort zone to complete strenuous and, at times, excruciating training over the last six months to compete in...

Laois to host to the All-Ireland Rounders semi-finals for the first time

Laois will be the host county for the senior Rounders All-Ireland semi-finals in Rathleague, Portlaoise, on Sunday, July 29. Of course, there is an added...
Zach Tuohy celebrates after his first Geelong game

WATCH: Tuohy kicks the winner for Geelong Cats in crucial game against Melbourne

Geelong Cats fans are praising the luck of the Irish after Portlaoise man Zach Tuohy kicked the match winner today. The siren to signal the...

Heath Rounders Set for All Ireland Semi-Final

The Heath senior Women and senior Mixed rounders teams booked their place in the All Ireland semi finals with impressive wins against Adamstown of...

Laois girl selected on Team Ireland for European Para Swimming Championships

A young swimmer from Portarlington has been selected to take part on the Ireland team for the European Para Swimming Championships. The competition takes place...

In Pictures: Big success for Cullohill Handball Club at Feile Na nGael

Cullohill Handball continue to achieve great success on the provincial and National Stage, after a successful Leinster Championships campaign the juvenile teams went to...

Double All-Ireland Feile Rounders glory for Emo

Emo U-14 Boys and Girls travelled to The Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence near Ballyhaunis in Mayo to compete in the All-Ireland Féile na...

In Pictures: Clough-Ballacolla win All-Ireland Féile na nGael Handball title

A team of five boys from Clough-Ballacolla handball club were crowned Division One winners of the One Wall John West Féile na nGael Handball...

Three Laois athletes will represent Leinster in the Special Olympics Ireland Games

Three Laois athletes will represent their county and province in the Special Olympics Ireland Games. Tomás White from Portlaoise, Sean Conlon from Stradbally and Ballyfin's...

Laois Martial Arts secure 10 medals in All-Ireland kickboxing championships

Eight kickboxers from Laois Martial Arts took part in the All-Ireland kickboxing championships on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 April. All winning competitors automatically secure...
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