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Moment in Time: Laois secondary schools athletics championships 2008

Almost 300 students competed in the 2008 Laois secondary schools track and field championships in St Abban's, with the nine schools present ensuring an...

In Pictures: Laois athletes enjoy great success at All-Irelands in Dundalk

Dundalk IT was the venue for the final cross country event of the 2018/2019 season. All Laois, Leinster and National Cross country championships are now...

Good Week Bad Week: Panthers in National Cup, Laois takeover First...

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad...

Emo Rath’s Eoin bags another gold medal as Laois athletes excel

Emo Rath athlete Eoin Keenan brought the curtain down on his juvenile athletics career with another gold medal winning performance, this time in the...

Running from Injury: Exciting course aimed at therapists, runners and coaches

It's no secret we have a huge tradition of athletics here in Laois, and like any sport, it can result in performance debilitating injuries. Dr...

Glory for Kelly at prestigious Cork City Sports 1500m

There was glory for a young Laois man at the popular Cork City Sports athletics meeting last night. St Abban's runner Cian Kelly took the...

Gold for Laois man at British & Irish International Cross Country

A Laois man was crowned champion at the recent British & Irish International Cross Country championships. Congratulations to Martin McDonald, of Ballyroan Abbeyeix & District AC,...

National League glory for St Abban’s Ladies

The women from St Abban's claimed the National Premier Division title on a wet day in Tullamore on Sunday - an absolutely massive achievement...

Laois teams reach Athletics Ireland National League Finals

Two Laois teams have qualified Athletics Ireland National League Finals. The Laois Ladies, who are a combination of a number of clubs in the county,...

World’s best former athletes come to Laois for the ‘Power of...

The 'Power of Dreams' seminar in Heritage Hotel, Killenard played host to motivational speeches from some of athletics finest former athletes. The event focused on...

Medals galore for Laois athletes at National Finals

Four Laois Athletes took home medals at Day 3 of the Athletics Ireland National Track and Field Finals, in Tullamore on Sunday. On a day...

St Abban’s athlete qualifies for World University Games

A 400 metre hurdler from St Abban's has qualified for the World University Games after smashing his Personal Best at the weekend. Killeshin native Paul...

In Pictures: Laois Athletics Summer League commences on sunny day in...

The Laois Athletics Summer Track & Field League got off to a great start on Monday night, with athletes and parents enjoying a warm sunny evening...

Laois athletes go for All Ireland glory in Tullamore

The highlight of the schools athletics season takes place in Tullamore on Saturday with the All Ireland Track and Field finals. It's always a really...

Big crowd anticipated for fifth Deadman’s Dash

The 5th running of The Deadman’s Dash 7k Road Race will take place on Sunday at 12.15pm, starting and finishing at The Deadman’s Inn...

My Club and I: Kate McDonald (Ballyroan, Abbeyleix & District AC)

After a brief sabbatical, our My Club & I section makes a return this week with Kate McDonald from Ballyroan, Abbeyleix & District Atheltics...

Laois people urged to attend first ever Streets of Kilkenny race

Laois runners and athletics enthusiasts are being urged to attend the inaugural Streets of Kilkenny 5k race this Thursday. The event, which is organised by Kilkenny...

Plenty of Laois interest in All-Ireland School Cross Country Finals

The cross country season comes to an end this weekend with the All-Ireland Schools Cross Country Finals being held in Mallusk Playing Fields, Newtownabbey,...

Success for all clubs at the Laois Indoor Championships

The Laois Athletics Downeys Nissan Indoors Championships, held yesterday in the magnificent AIT, was the highlight of the athletics calendar this year so far. A...

My Club and I: Sarah Buggy (St Abbans AC)

Sarah Buggy is the subject of this week's 'My Club and I' interview. The St Abbans athlete won the senior women’s triple jump at the Irish...