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Interested in being an amateur jockey? This is the perfect chance for you

This is an experience of a lifetime for Irish Horse Racing Fans. The Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series is back for its fourth year running...

Laois man jets off to take part in the Special Olympics

There were exciting scenes at Dublin Airport yesterday as 91 athletes from right across Ireland, including basketball player Keith Murphy from Laois, got set...

Laois handballer Brennan one game away from All-Ireland Glory

Joe Brennan (Monavea) has qualified for the Men’s Emerald Master B All-Ireland Final after a resounding victory over Tim O’Shea of Limerick in his...

Laois’s Sliabh Liag gains nomination for the National Greyhound Racing Awards

A Laois dog has made the list of nominations for the 2018 National Greyhound Racing Awards. Sliabh Liag, who is trained by Timahoe native Karol Ramsbottom,...

Local GAA club running Fantasy Cheltenham Racing competition

The Cheltenham Racing Festival begins next Tuesday and one GAA club has come up with a novel way to keep you interested in the...

Five times World Darts Champion coming to Laois GAA club

A Laois GAA club are hosting a darts exhibition with five-time World Champion Raymond Van Barneveld on March 10. Barney will be in Graiguecullen GAA...

Monaghan’s Josh Moffett wins Abbeyleix Manor Hotel rally

Dominating throughout Monaghan’s Josh Moffett (Ford Fiesta WRC) and his Wexford co-driver Andy Hayes took a start to finish victory in the Abbeyleix Manor...

Success for Laois at Leinster Juvenile GAA Handball Championships

10 Girls form Cullohill Handball Club travelled to Tinryland in Carlow on Sunday 24th February to compete in six finals at the 2019 Leinster...

Portlaoise Hockey continue winning ways over Wicklow

Portlaoise 1 Wicklow 0 Leinster Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club earned a well-deserved win against Wicklow First in Leinster League Division 9 last...

In Pictures: Laois Martial Arts travels West

Laois Martial Arts (LMA) were on the road again this time to the Mugendo Open in Sligo. A team of eight competed on the...

Laois Martial Arts – New Year, New Goals, One Team

Sunday, January 27 saw Team Laois Martial Arts out in action again. The team consisted of 10 fighters and another extremely busy day, with all...

Victory for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club over Pembroke Wanderers

Portlaoise 3 Pembroke Wanderers 1 Ladies Leinster Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club moved on from last week’s loss with a convincing win over Pembroke...

In Pictures: A look back on 2018 with Laois Martial Arts

What a year it has been for Laois Martial Arts.  Here, manager and head coach Shane Culleton writes about everything from the New Years Open...

In Pictures: Dunamase College play in their first-ever hockey games

January 24 2019 will go down as an historic day for the students of Dunamase College. The students traveled to The King’s Hospital in Dublin...

Penalty shoot-out heartbreak for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey team

Portlaoise 1 (0) Three Rock Rovers 1 (2) Leinster Division 9-10 Cup Quarter Final Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club narrowly missed out on progressing to the Semi-Finals...

Mixed results for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey club as they unveil new jerseys

After an inventive sponsorship draw, Portlaoise Ladies Hockey club received their new set of jerseys recently.  The club members were delighted to meet the winner of...

Laois girl to the fore as Kilkenny College retain South East Hockey title

Kilkenny College 1 Loreto College 1 (Kilkenny win on penalties) South East Schoolgirls Senior Cup Final We picked out Ballyfin teenager Elva Kerr as one of...

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...
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