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In Pictures: Laois Marlins feature well at Leinster Division 1 Swimming Championships

Laois Marlins Swimming Club achieved super results at the Leinster Division 1 Championships on the June Bank Holiday Weekend. The Leinster Championship is a three...

Women in Sport: Irish international runner Avril Deegan

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  Like many people at the top of their game in the sporting world,...
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WATCH: Paddy Power visit Laois trainer ahead of Royal Ascot race

A Laois trainer and his family will be hoping for glory at one of the most famous flat horse racing tracks in the world...

In Pictures: From kickboxing in Laois to Hungary

Three incredible Laois kickboxers set their sights on Hungary in last month. Laois Martial Arts Kickboxers; Edward Comerford, Caitlin Knight and Chloe Shortall made...

Turner takes home gold at the Swimming World Series in Berlin

Laois Paralympian Nicole Turner has brought home a haul of three medals back to Portarlington with her after the final leg of the Para...

In Pictures: All-Ireland Rounders success for Emo

Last Monday June 3, saw the All-Ireland U-13 Boys’ and U13 Girls’ rounders championships take place in The Heath GAA. Teams came from all over...

In Pictures: Laois Martial Arts win big at All-Irelands

Laois Martial Arts had a busy few weeks taking part in the All Irelands over two separate weekends in April and May. The event...

Women in Sport: WATCH – Irish Paralympian Nicole Turner on her dreams for Toyko...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  For this week's Women in Sport, we decided to change it up a...

Athy Tennis Club hold Pizza Tournament and present prizes

Athy Tennis Club held a Pizza Tournament recently and had players from Portarlington, Rathangan and Athy. It was a fantastic night of competitive tennis, pizza...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins soar to success at Aerlingus Gala

The Laois Marlins Swim Club had skeleton squad attend the Aerlingus Short Course Gala on May 25 and 26. Though the squad was small, it...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins take impressive medal haul at the Wexford Summer Gala

The Laois Marlins Swimming Club was out in force once again at the Wexford Summer Gala. This is a level 3 Gala, which is perfect...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins Dominate at Leinster Division 2 Championships

The Laois Marlins Swimming Club was in top form at the Leinster Division 2 Championships May Bank Holiday Weekend, at the National Aquatic Centre...

In Pictures: Laois Martial Arts prove they are Elite in latest challenge

Laois Martial Arts travelled to Wexford for their latest challenge to the B Elite Open. The event is held every year and is a...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins enjoy successful Kilkenny Spring Gala

Laois Marlins Swimming Club members were out in force on Easter Saturday at the Kilkenny Spring Gala. This was a fun gala, and it focused...

The Heath rounders teams continue winning ways

The Heath’s senior mixed and men’s rounders teams kept up their winning start to the season with impressive victories against Sporting Limerick and Adamstown...

Two horses with Laois connections win big on Day 2 at Punchestown

The Punchestown Horse racing festival is on to Day 2 and it has been a great day for Laois. Two of the first three races...

Meet the Laois teenager balancing the Leaving Cert with an international swimming career

Portlaoise's Sean Scannell has to be one of the busiest teenagers in the entire country. The 17-year-old is getting ready to sit his Leaving Cert...
Zach Tuohy celebrates after his first Geelong game

Zach is back as Geelong put down an early season marker

Zach Tuohy has made a winning return to the Aussie Rules top flight this weekend. It’s still early days but his Geelong team sit alone...

Horses with Laois connections feature in Irish Grand National

Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins are celebrating Grand National success this afternoon after favourite Burrows Saint galloped to victory in Fairyhouse. However, two horses with...

George Cornelius sees Laois trainer win big at Dundalk Races

A Laois trainer and his family were celebrating a big win on the race track last weekend. George Cornelius came in at 14/1 in the...

Two Laois men selected on the first ever Irish Universities AFL squad

Two Laois men have been selected on the first ever Irish Universities AFL squad. Oisin Fitzpatrick from the Spink and Donal Sinnott from Shanahoe were...
Nicole Turner competed in three finals at the weekend

WATCH: Irish Paralympian Nicole Turner visits first local school as Olympic ambassador

In March it was revealed that Paralympic athlete and Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner was chosen as the Ambassador for the Olympic of Ireland Sport Federation. On...

In Pictures: Laois secondary school bring first ever hockey season to a close

Dunamase College hosted Abbeyleix Hockey club U-14s for a friendly match in Portlaoise at the weekend to bring their first ever season to an...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Ladies Hockey team celebrate successful season with awards night

Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club held their end of season social night and award-giving ceremony on Friday April 5. The club finished up the season in...

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 seconday school gearing up for All-Ireland Volleyball Finals

One Laois secondary school will have two teams competing in the All-Ireland Volleyball finals this week. Mountrath Community School are heading for University of Limerick on...

Social tennis for over 50’s coming to Abbeyleix

This is a great opportunity for those who are over 50 and would like to return to the game or those wishing to take...

Laois teenager selected to take part in international hockey competition

A Laois teenager has been chosen to take part in an international hockey competition this weekend. Abbeyleix teenager Daniel Brain has been selected on the...

Portlaoise Ladies Hockey team finish season with big win

Portlaoise 4 Navan 1 Leinster Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club finished up the 2018/2019 season with a convincing win over Navan 2nd on...

Popular Portlaoise Tag Rugby set to return again this May

Tag Rugby is probably one of the country’s most popular social sports and it’s coming to Laois again this May. Portlaoise RFC are once again...
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