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Former Dublin hurler to head up impressive new minor management team

Former Dublin senior hurler Declan Qualter is set to be named as the new Laois minor hurling manager in the coming days. The former St...

2019 Laois hurling champions Rathdowney-Errill appoint new manager

Shane Keegan, who has managed League of Ireland soccer teams Galway Utd and Wexford Youths and currently works with Dundalk FC, has been appointed...

‘It’s not justifiable that the girls don’t have the same opportunities as the boys’

Former GAA president Liam O'Neill says that it's "ludicrous" that the GAA, ladies football and camogie associations aren't part of the same organisation and...

County Final Memory: Clough-Ballacolla deny Trumera to claim intermediate hurling glory in 1998

Clough-Ballacolla 1-9 Trumera 0-10 1998 Laois IHC Final Clough-Ballacolla and Trumera are two hurling clubs that have 2020 county finals to look forward to in 2021. County...

New Laois horse racing syndicate enters the winners enclosure with Dundalk success

Horse racing is a thriving sport in Laois at present with trainers and owners wracking up wins galore - and another Laois syndicate entered...

Laois senior football boss Quirke launches coaching podcast in aid of Temple Street Hospital

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke has launched his own podcast. The Mike Quirke Podcast will feature a series of interviews with coaches from a...

Big Laois involvement as Slade Runner romps to first ever win in Dundalk

There was a huge Laois involvement as a horse called Slade Runner romped to its first ever win in Dundalk last night. Winless in 14...

GAA Diary: Coffey named on U-20 team of the year; transfers for Laois clubs...

Coffey named on GAA U-20 football team of the year  Laois U-20 football captain for 2020, Ronan Coffey, has been named on the GAA's team...

Laois athlete chosen on two Athletics Ireland relay teams

Laois athlete Nessa Millet has been selected on two 2021 National relay squads. Millet has been chosen on both the National senior Women's 4x400m relay...

Selling rights to Sky Sports ‘the best decision in the three years I was...

In 2014, the GAA made a decision to sell some of their broadcasting rights to Sky Sports, in a ground-breaking deal that saw games...

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Selling rights to Sky Sports ‘the best decision in the three years I was...

In 2014, the GAA made a decision to sell some of their broadcasting rights to Sky Sports, in a ground-breaking deal that saw games...

Laois’s loss could be London’s gain as former defender open to Exiles call

Former Laois footballer and hurler, Cahir Healy, says he is open to the possibility of representing London GAA if approached. The Portlaoise man, who last...

First winner of 2021 for Laois trainer as foundations laid for stable extension

A Laois trainer tasted success for the first time in 2021 on Friday evening in Dundalk. St George's Head won the Floodlit Friday Nights At...

County Final Memory: Graiguecullen’s last success in 1965

Graiguecullen 1-10 Timahoe 1-8 1965 Laois SFC Final For a club with such tradition and one that is invariably competing in the latter stages of the...
In 2015, the Laois manager was Seamus Plunkett but we want to know can you name the players that played against Carlow?

‘A brilliant appointment for Laois’ – former player hails Cheddar return

Former Laois hurler Cahir Healy has heralded the return of Seamas 'Cheddar' Plunkett as manager as 'a brilliant appointment'. In something of a surprise, the...

From the bleak late 1990s to the boom of the 2000s – how Laois...

In the late 1990s, Laois GAA was not in a good place. The county teams weren't faring well, O'Moore Park was ageing badly, there...

Laois footballers and hurler take on roles in new GPA initiative

The Gaelic Players Association and Women's Gaelic Players Association, who voted to merge together last month, have launched details of a new initiative The GPA...

Return of the King! Boost for Laois footballers as Donie commits for 2021 season

The Laois senior footballers have received a pre-season boost as one of the county's highest ever scorers has returned to the panel. Arles-Killeen ace Donie...

Making the case for an all-inclusive facility for Portlaoise Panthers basketball club

Portlaoise Panthers basketball club wish to see an all-inclusive facility constructed in Laois which, they say would benefit the entire county. At present, the club...

Laois man appointed ‘kicking consultant’ with Welsh rugby club Cardiff Blues

A Laois man has been appointed as a 'kicking consultant' with Welsh Pro14 side Cardiff Blues. Portlaoise native Alan Kingsley holds a similar role with...

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