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Laois Football Memory: Laois shock Monaghan in 2012 to set off on Qualifier run

Laois 2-12 Monaghan 0-12 All-Ireland Qualifiers Round 2 2012 Laois and Monaghan have only met twice in championship football - with the win over the Farney...

Laois Hurling Memory: Leinster U-21 final appearance in 2012

Championship final appearances have been few and far between for Laois hurling teams over the years but as the Laois seniors prepare for Sunday's...

Moment in Time: Abbeyleix South NS opening in 2012

In 1843 Abbeyleix South National School opened its doors to local children. 169 years later, Bishop Michael Burrows opened the new state of the art...

Moment in Time: The Young Voice of Laois Final in 2012

The Young Voice of Laois Final took place in the Castle Arms Hotel in Durrow in April 2012. In its third year, the new Young Voice...

Moment In Time: Both crowds and blood drawn at the 2012 GAA Fight Night

A GAA fight night was hosted in the then Heritage Hotel, now Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise on January 21 2012. Laois senior footballers and hurlers...

Remember the Game: Timahoe win the battle of the parish in 2012

Timahoe 2-13 Stradbally 2-11 2012 Laois SFC Round 1 For this Remember the Game, we look back on Timahoe's first-round victory over bitter rivals Stradbally in...

Moment In Time: Ed Sheeran and The Killers perform at Electric Picnic in 2012

Electric Picnic 2012 was a huge success in its ninth year with sunshine and a star-studded line up. The festival offered a fantastic line up...

Remember the Game: Emo claim Intermediate football glory in 2012

Emo 2-12 Ballyroan-Abbey 1-10 Sparrow Insurances IFC Final 2012 Ahead of tonight's clash between Emo and Ballyroan-Abbey in the first-round of the Senior Football Championship, we...

Laois Hurling Memories: Leinster U-21 hurling final appearance in 2012

Brought to you in association with Paddy O's Cereals Championship final appearances have been few and far between for Laois hurling teams over the years...

Remember the Game: The Heath cruise to Kelly Cup Final Victory in 2012

The Heath 3-12 St Josephs 1-4 Kellly Cup Final 2012  The Heath produced a dominant display of attacking football on the day to clinch the first...

Moment in Time: Looking back at the Electric Picnic in 2012

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois  Ah, the Electric Picnic moment in times - like a local Reeling in the Years with a...

Croke Park Diary: Quarter-final loss in 2012, another song and a hard-hitting Tweeter from...

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise We're counting down the days now. The Laois footballers take on Dublin in the...

Moment in Time: Great style at the Scoil Chriost Ri Debs in 2012

Due to the phenomonal reaction we have recieved from the Debs Moment in Time photos, we decided to give you another debs throwback. This week...

First hurling team of the week of 2020 as 14 different clubs represented

And the Laois hurling championship is back with a bang. A series of competitive games took place around the county over the past week and...

Warm welcome as Laois County Council secure landmark building in Portarlington

Laois County Council has taken a long-term lease on the landmark Market House building in the square in Portarlington, one that operated as Ryan's...

Former Laois footballer transfers to Munster club ahead of championship

Former Laois footballer Billy Sheehan has transferred to Clare football side Cratloe ahead of the upcoming club championships. The former Emo and Laois attacker has...

Our School Revisited: Welcoming and vibrant atmosphere as we visit Borris-in-Ossory

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday in November of last year.  Our School series brings us to St Joseph's NS in Borris-in-Ossory this week where...

Laois hurlers better than Liverpool, women surprising men and Kim and Kanye – it’s...

We’re back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. Check out our selection below: Women...

‘Great sadness’ as hugely popular Laois restaurant decides to close

The owner of the hugely popular award-winning Portlaoise restaurant, Tynan's at the Storeyard, has decided not to re-open. Imelda Devitt, who opened the restaurant in...

Pubs to re-open, pedestrianised Main Street and a New Year’s resolution – it’s all...

We’re back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. Check out our selection below: Desperate...

Portlaoise Leisure Centre would have needed at least €300,000 to stay going to Christmas

Portlaoise Leisure Centre would have needed at least €300,000 just to stay open until Christmas - and the voluntary board of directors could have...

Laois County Council release statement on the future of facilities at Portlaoise Leisure Centre

Laois County Council say they will immediately arrange for refurbishment works to enhance the Portlaoise Leisure Centre building and the site to make sure...

Sporting Memories: Padraig Clancy on 2003, how Gaelic football has changed and hopes for...

Brought to you in association with Laois Library Service Timahoe footballer Padraig Clancy is next up in our Sporting Memories series. Clancy made his first championship...

Reaching 2008 county final a massive moment for Timahoe as Clancy reflects on club...

For a Laois club footballer outside Portlaoise over the past 15 to 20 years, Portlaoise's dominance has been greater than any time in Laois...

Embrace Farm safety remembrance service to be held online this year

Embrace FARM, the support network for those affected by farm accidents and which was set up by Laois man Brian Rohan, is encouraging people...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: Clough-Ballacolla’s breakthrough success in 2009

This week's Down Memory Lane podcast looks back at the breakthrough Laois senior hurling success of Clough-Ballacolla in 2009, when they ended an incredible...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise CBS denied 2004 All Ireland glory

Portlaoise CBS 1-8 St Louis Kilkeel (Down) 1-11 2004 All-Ireland Colleges SFC 'B' Final In May 2004, a star-studded Portlaoise CBS team went in search of...

Laois’s Mount Rushmore – Off the Ball’s unenviable task of picking our four greatest...

How? Just how could you pick this? Pick Laois's best four sports people of all time. Well that's what Off the Ball, Newstalk's hugely popular...

Local TD calls for suspension of any plans to reduce teacher numbers in rural...

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly and former school principal, Carol Nolan, has appealed to the Minister for Education, Joe McHugh, to impose a moratorium on...

In Pictures: Laois prison officers complete remarkable marathon in aid of Do It For...

Former Portlaoise footballer Brian ‘Bruno’ McCormack and former Wexford Youths soccer player Aidan ‘Rox’ Keenan completed a remarkable marathon over the weekend in aid...