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Abbeyleix man set to scale the heights with herculean effort for...

An Abbeyleix man is set to undertake the daunting four peaks challenge in under 30 hours which consists of climbing the four highest peaks...

Property Watch: A selection of homes available in Laois for around...

On this week’s Property Watch we look at five homes currently for sale in Portlaoise, Mountmellick and Abbeyleix. Among the properties featuring this week are...
Hurling General

Goals prove key as Camross edge out Abbeyleix to book place...

Camross 3-10 Abbeyleix 1-13 Laois U-20 ‘A’ HC Semi-Final Last year's U-20 'A' hurling champions, Abbeyleix, were hoping to claim back-to-back titles at this grade again...

Tidy Towns results announced as Abbeyleix top Laois list once again

Abbeyleix has once again be listed as the highest scorer in Laois in the national Tidy Towns results announced today. They recorded a score of...

O’Keefe on fire as St Lazarians Abbeyleix claim U-16 ‘B’ Camogie...

St Lazarians Abbeyleix 1-12 Portlaoise 2-6 Laois U-16 'B' Camogie Championship Final Kaylee O'Keefe shot the lights out in Rathdowney this afternoon as she hit 0-9...

‘If people had been lost due to war, there would be...

A Laois County Councillor has labelled the lack of a memorial area to remember those who died due to the Covid-19 pandemic 'an insult'. Labour...

Ballyfin on top in high-scoring affair to claims Laois U-15 ‘B’...

Ballyfin 4-10 Abbeyleix 2-13 Laois U-15 'B' HC Final Ballyfin are Laois U-15 'B' Hurling champions after they came out in top in a scintillating final...

Irish Water continues works to improve water quality and supply for...

Irish Water have works planned in Abbeyleix as part of its programme to drive down leakage and reduce the number of bursts and unplanned...

Abbeyleix – the bog that came in from the cold –...

Abbeyleix Bog, the prototype project for successful community centred conservation is continuing to make significant strides. Not resting on their laurels, or rather their sphagnum...

Abbeyleix in ‘a great place’ says manager Dunne as age profile...

Abbeyleix are a coming force in Laois hurling and their age profile gives them the platform to have a real cut at the Senior...
Abbeyleix Premier IHC Final

In Pictures: Wonderful selection of images as Abbeyleix celebrate Premier IHC...

The Abbeyleix adult hurlers are enjoying a great season and their top team claimed the most important title this afternoon in O'Moore Park when...

Goals key as Abbeyleix see off Portlaoise to make Premier IHC...

Abbeyleix 3-11 Portlaoise 1-10 Laois Premier IHC Semi-Final Abbeyleix are comfortably into this season's Laois Premier IHC final after they proved too strong for Portlaoise in...

In Pictures: A selection of great photos as Abbeyleix win Junior...

The first adult hurling county final took place in O’Moore Park on Friday night as Abbeyleix claimed the Junior ‘A’ hurling title thanks to...

Good times continue for Abbeyleix as they seal Junior league and...

Abbeyleix 1-16 Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe 0-12 Laois JHC 'A' Final Abbeyleix have been gobbling up underage titles over the past number of years - with minor and U-20...

Junior ‘A’ hurling title up for grabs as Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe and Abbeyleix...

Abbeyleix v Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe  Laois Junior 'A' Hurling Championship Final in O'Moore Park at 7.30pm The first silverware of 2022 in the world of adult hurling in...

Warm welcome as Abbeyleix awarded €100,000 in funding for streetscape enhancement

The town of Abbeyleix is to benefit from €100,000 Streetscape Enhancement funding from the Department Rural and Community Development. The funding was announced this morning...

Further delays to re-opening beds in Abbeyleix deemed ‘unacceptable’

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says that further delays in opening beds in the nursing unit and the Day Care Centre in Abbeyleix...

Death occurs of Mick McDonnell, one of the great Laois dual...

The death has occurred of Laois native Mick McDonnell, a retired Garda sergeant in Cobh in Cork, and remembered as one of the greatest...

Abbeyleix Bog granted funding of up to €75,000 for further restoration

Funding of up to €75,000 has been granted to deliver peatland restoration measures at the much-loved and widely-used Abbeyleix Bog. The funding, which will be...

Gardaí appeal for information after attempted burglary on Laois hotel

Gardaí in Abbeyleix are appealing for information following an attempted burglary at the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel in the early hours of Tuesday morning. It's understood...

Abbeyleix lay down a marker with nine point win over the...

Abbeyleix 1-14 Portlaoise 0-8 Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 2 Abbeyleix made it two wins from two in Group A of the Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship...

Call for ‘green machine’ to be deployed in Laois town that...

July and August are very busy times for farmers as corn has to be cut and straw from the fields has to be baled...
GAA General

Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe fight off late Abbeyleix comeback to grab three-point win

Abbeyleix 2-8 Park Ratheniska/Timahoe 1-14 Laois JHC 'A' Round 2 Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe survived a late comeback from Abbeyleix to grab a three-point win in tonight's second round...

Premier Intermediate favourites Abbeyleix flex their muscles with big win over...

Abbeyleix 2-27 Trumera 1-13 ACHL Premier Intermediate Championship Group A Round 1 It’s officially championship season and Abbeyleix got their campaign underway with an opening round...
Abbeyleix General

Abbeyleix looking to make instant return after relegation in 2021

The Abbeyleix hurlers will have only one thing on their minds when they begin their Premier Intermediate campaign this evening against Trumera: to get...
Colt-Shanahoe

Colt-Shanahoe eye first ever silverware as Division 1B and 2 hurling...

Today is a significant day for the Colt-Shanahoe hurling club who go in search of their first silverware in O'Moore Park when they take...

Laois Day Care Centres set to re-open though frustration over delay...

Three Day Care Centres currently not in use are expected to re-open in the coming weeks - though there is considerable frustration at the...

O’Keeffe and Slevin on form as Scoil Mhuire Abbeyleix claim remarkable...

Holy Family 4-1 Abbeyleix 4-3 Division 1A Hurling Shield  Odhran O'Keeffe and Gearoid Slevin were in top form as Abbeyleix completed a remarkable week for this...

Division 1 Cumann na mBunscol camogie glory for impressive Scoil Mhuire...

Cullohill 4-2 Abbeyleix 4-4 Division 1 Camogie Championship  Abbeyleix were crowned Division 1 Cumann na mBunscol Camogie champions following victory over Cullohill. This was a close game...

Gallant Gilnagh leads the charge as Abbeyleix defeat Holy Family for...

Abbeyleix 4-4 Holy Family 4-2 Division 6 Camogie Championship  Lara Gilnagh was Abbeyleix's match winner as they defeated Holy Family to claim Division 6 camogie glory. The...