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The week that was: Our most viewed stories of the past seven days

1 - In Pictures: Wonderful selection of images from Day 1 of the Ploughing Over 91,000 spectators attended Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: The Heath or Arles-Kilcruise? Our intermediate football final preview

In our latest Talking Sport Podcast, we hear from Arles-Kilcruise manager James Conway and Heath manager Sean Cotter as we preview the 2022 Laois...
Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Pat O’Sullivan joins us to preview the Ladies Senior, Intermediate and...

It is a huge weekend for football in the county - and especially in the Ladies game where three county finals are down for...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Senior and Junior football semi final preview plus our new feature...

It is a huge week on the football scene with semi finals and finals taking place in the top three grades. We will have a...
Lar Wall Arles-Kilcruise

Talking Sport Podcast: Lar Wall interview remembering Arles-Kilcruise’s rise from Junior ‘B’ to senior...

One of the most remarkable Laois GAA stories of all time is the split and subsequent rise of the Arles clubs in the mid...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Junior A winners crowned while Premier Intermediate and Intermediate finalists confirmed

It was a big weekend in the second, third and fourth tier of hurling in Laois with games across the county. The Junior A title...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: A look back at the Laois Senior hurling semi finals

There was nowhere to hide in O'Moore Park on Sunday as the Laois Senior hurling championship semi finals took place. Two very interesting affairs unfolded...

The week that was: Our most viewed stories of the past seven days

1 - Laois student achieves one of the best Leaving Cert’s in the country with perfect eight H1s A Laois student achieved one of the...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Who will win the Junior A? Plus Intermediate and Premier Intermediate...

It is full steam ahead on the hurling front this weekend with a series of huge games across the top four grades. This Podcast will...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Intermediate finalists, Junior A semis and Junior B plus C winners...

After our Senior Podcast, we are back with our second football Podcast of the week. This one is all about the lower grades and we...
LaoisToday Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Courtwood shock, O’Dempsey’s bottle, Portlaoise improvement and Portarlington wobble

What a weekend of senior club football championship football. We could talk forever about the standard and whether there are too many teams or not,...

The week that was: Our most viewed stories of the past seven days

1 - In Pictures: Wonderful selection of images from Day 1 of Electric Picnic There is little surprise as an Electric Picnic story was our...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Senior football quarter finals and relegation re-fixture

It is a massive weekend in the Laois Senior football championship and we are back to preview the action. Our latest Podcast focuses solely on...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Intermediate and Junior football preview plus latest listeners’ questions

We've all recovered from a hectic Electric Picnic and we're back with our latest Podcast. Once again we have two this week and first up...

Talking Sport Podcast: John Sugrue on the Kerry football format, the view from West...

Former Laois football manager John Sugrue joins us to discuss how club football is organised in his native Kerry and the lessons we could...

Electric Picnic Memories: When Ed Sheeran and The Killers performed in 2012

Ah, the Electric Picnic moment in times - like a local Reeling in the Years. Electric Picnic 2012 marked the festival's ninth year on the...

Talking Sport Podcast: Senior football relegation preview and Oisin Byrne of Stock Sport interview

It is a football week - but it is a quieter one than usual as the Electric Picnic Music Festival takes place this weekend. There...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Premier Intermediate and Intermediate latest as competitions head for semi finals

We are back with our latest Talking Sport Podcast where the focus is on Premier Intermediate and Intermediate. There were six massive games at the...

Talking Sport Podcast: All about Senior hurling and latest listeners’ questions

We are back with our latest Talking Sport Podcast where the focus is all on Senior hurling. There were three massive games this weekend and...

The week that was: Looking back at our most viewed stories of the past...

1 - Gardai continuing to investigate after menacing and threatening letter sent to Laois GAA player Gardai have launched an investigation after a menacing and...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: A look ahead to the Premier Intermediate and Intermediate hurling knock-outs

It is all about hurling this weekend with all three of the top tiers now down to serious stuff - the knockout stages. We are...

Talking Sport Podcast: Who will win the quarter finals and who will be relegated?...

It is all about hurling this weekend on what is the final one before the Electric Picnic Music Festival returns after a three year...
Rose of Tralee

Two girls with strong Laois contacts appear at Rose of Tralee

After a three-year gap the Rose of Tralee returned to our screens this week, with Westmeath girl Rachel Duffy crowned the overall winner. While there...

Talking Sport Podcast: All about Intermediate, listeners’ questions and Alan’s apology

Our second podcast of the week takes a look back at all things Intermediate football. There were two quarter finals where Arles-Kilcruise and Mountmellick were...
Thomasina Connell Podcast

LaoisToday Podcast: Interview with Laois County Council Cathaoirleach Thomasina Connell

Cllr Thomasina Connell, Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council, is the special guest on our latest episode of the LaoisToday Podcast. She discusses how she got...

The week that was: Our most viewed stories of the past seven days

1 - From Laois to South Africa on their motorbikes – how two Portlaoise lads are undertaking the trip of a lifetime It all began...

Talking Sport Podcast: Previewing the weekend intermediate football championship games and looking back at...

In our latest LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast, we look ahead to this weekend's Laois intermediate football championship quarter-finals as well as the relegation decider. Arles-Kilcruise...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Looking ahead to a huge Senior football weekend and introducing the...

Another busy weekend of football is ahead and this Podcast will focus solely on Senior. It will be the end of the road for 2022...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Group stage hurling concludes and we update our rankings

The group stages of the various hurling championships in Laois have now concluded. We know who is through to the semi finals, who will contest...
The Biking Irish - David Seale and Philip O'Connell

From Laois to South Africa on their motorbikes – how two Portlaoise lads are...

It all began with Ewan McGregor and Charlie Bourman travelling from London to Africa by bike in a docu-series in 2008. Philip O’Connell from...