Monday, March 30, 2020

Leinster Final Memory: Rising Offaly get the better of Laois in...

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday on June 17, 2018, ahead of that year's Leinster football final Laois ended a 13-year wait for a Leinster...

Laois trainer scores winner on final day of horse racing for the foreseeable future

For sports enthusiasts - this is unquestionably the strangest period in their lives. There is no live sport virtually anywhere in the entire world -...

Women in Sport: From underdog to a guiding light in Irish women’s rugby, it’s...

In our Women in Sport interview series, this interview with Irish rugby legend Ailson Miller first appeared on LaoisToday a week after her international...

When the Laois hurlers beat All Ireland finalists Cork in the league in Borris-in-Ossory

In January, ahead of the Walsh Cup clash between Laois and Westmeath in Borris-in-Ossory, we looked back on the famous league win that Laois...

Women in Sport: All-Ireland winner and four-time All-Star – Laois football great Tracey Lawlor

As part of our Women in Sport interview series, this piece originally featured on LaoisToday in March 2019.  An All-Ireland winner, four All-Star awards, four...

Zach Tuohy features for Geelong as Australian Rules season gets underway in front of...

Sporting fixtures across the world have been cancelled due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus - but Australian Rules pressed ahead with the start...

The story of the Laois man who played rugby for Ireland and was banned...

Only a handful of Laois men have played rugby for Ireland - one of them was Vicarstown native Noel Turley whose only cap came...

Leinster Final Memory: Laois undone by Meath in 1991

After Laois won the Leinster football final in 1946, they endured a barren spell that wouldn't end until 2003. While they were competitive for the...

Laois lads to the fore for Cistercian Roscrea in Leinster Schools Plate success

Cistercian College Roscrea rounded off their 2019/20 rugby campaign with a comprehensive victory over The King’s Hospital School in the Leinster Rugby Senior Plate...

Women in Sport: From Portlaoise to the Seoul Olympics – it’s Anne Keenan-Buckley

This piece originally appeared on LaoisToday in April 2019. No shining medals adorn the walls of Olympian Anne Keenan-Buckey's house. No magnificent plaques or rosettes stream...

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Women in Sport: From Portlaoise to the Seoul Olympics – it’s Anne Keenan-Buckley

This piece originally appeared on LaoisToday in April 2019. No shining medals adorn the walls of Olympian Anne Keenan-Buckey's house. No magnificent plaques or rosettes stream...

Laois minor football boss challenges all children to remain active during Coronavirus outbreak

Laois minor football manager Mark Bates has challenged all children to remain active each day during the Coronavirus outbreak. After Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the...

Leinster Final Memory: Laois denied by Westmeath and Páidí in 2004

The Laois footballers were due to play Westmeath in the National Football League this weekend. We look back on the famous 2004 Leinster final...

In Pictures: Trains, boats and planes at The Heath Golf Club Captain’s Drive In

Over the years the members of The Heath Golf Club have become accustomed to their captains arriving for their inaugural Drive-Ins by various means...

Results of first Laois GAA €130 ticket board draw

A total of 20 clubs had winners in the first monthly Laois GAA €130 county board ticket draw held in the LOETB Centre of...

CANCELLED: 11th annual Tri-Laois event scheduled for April falls victim to Coronavirus

With colleges, schools and pre-schools closed from today, Friday, March 13, until March 29 and restrictions placed on public gatherings due to the outbreak...

Laois man selected to judge at 2020 Olympics

Denis Donoghue of Portlaoise Gymnastics Club and Gymnastics Ireland has been selected to judge at Tokyo 2020 Olympics. This is Denis's third time getting the...

Horse with strong Laois connections scoops €78,000 in Cheltenham

A horse with strong Laois connections scooped €78,000 at Cheltenham this afternoon. Ronald Pump finished second in the Paddy Power Stayers' Hurdle today - the...

All GAA activity – club and county – postponed until March 29

All GAA activity, club and county at all levels, is off until March 29 at the earliest as the country attempts to get to...

Laois GAA annual county board draw to be held behind closed doors

Laois GAA will hold the first of the annual €130 county board ticket draws behind closed doors on Friday evening and have outlined a...

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