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WATCH: Zach Tuohy fronts brilliant ad for Geelong and the Bellarine...

It's probably because of the distance between here and there but sometimes it's easy to underestimate how big a deal Zach Tuohy is in...

Laois Abroad: Shooing kangaroos and a garden of cockatoos – meet...

The fourth instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and Dean Fennelly is up next. Originally from Abbeyleix, Dean lived in Ballinakill...

Tuohy set for latest campaign as new Australian Rules season gets...

Zach Tuohy will begin his 11th Australian Rules season tomorrow morning (Irish time) when Geelong begin their 2021 campaign away to Adelaide. With Covid under...

Laois Abroad: The Abbeyleix girl who headed Down Under and changed...

The second instalment of our Laois Abroad series for 2021 is here and a woman from Abbeyleix is up next. Zoe Killeen packed up her...

A view from Down Under: Laois woman on how Australia have...

As Ireland grapples with the highest numbers of Covid-19 cases, deaths and hospitalisations since the pandemic began - a look at how other countries...

Laois man living Down Under launches appeal to reunite with long...

A Laois man living in Australia has launched an appeal to be reunited with his long lost sister. 80-year-old Martin Farrell, originally from Abbeyleix, lives...

Family pride to the fore as Zach seeks crowning glory in...

In normal circumstances, some of the extended Tuohy family would have been hopping on a plane to Australia this week to watch Zach in...

More than €10,000 raised as Laois lads complete 100km Australian cycle

Four Laois lads got on their bikes on the opposite side of the world in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. Former Laois...

Laois lads set for 100km Down Under cycle in aid of...

Four Laois lads are getting on their bikes on the opposite side of the world in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. Former...

Injury means Tuohy’s landmark 200th appearance is delayed as Geelong produce...

Zach Tuohy will have to wait another week at least to make his landmark 200th AFL appearance but his club Geelong have produced an...

Zach Tuohy set to break Tadhg Kennelly’s AFL record as he...

Portlaoise man Zach Tuohy is set to overtake Tadhg Kennelly and go second on the list of most appearances by an Irish player in...

Fundraiser launched for Laois woman in Australia following MS diagnosis

A fundraiser has been launched for a Laois woman living in Australia who has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Annmarie Gallagher, who is from Portarlington,...

Croft Alley owner Gale Watchorne on setting up in Laois, naming...

In October 2019 Croft Alley appeared on the streetscape of Portlaoise. Little did owner Gale Watchorne know that less than six months later she would...

Tuohy back in action as AFL resumes Down Under

With Australia escaping the worst of the Coronavirus pandemic, the country has been re-opening in recent weeks with sports fixtures taking place over the...

Laois Abroad: From Melbourne to rural Rochester – hurls, snakes and...

The day before Julie Anne Miller left for Australia in mid January, Leo Varadkar called the General Election. It seems like a life time ago...

Marooned in Melbourne: Laois woman and boyfriend stuck Down Under after...

A Laois woman and her boyfriend have been left stranded in Australian following the outbreak of Coronavirus. Rathdowney woman Andrea Treacy and her Birr boyfriend...

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

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

Laois Love Island star lifts the lid on what it’s really...

Now that Love Island is back on our screens we were very fortunate to hear from the Laois man that was on the Australian...

Laois girl in hospital in Melbourne following freak car accident that...

A young nurse from Emo is in hospital in Melbourne in Australia following a freak car accident that saw her friend tragically killed. Sarah Louise...

Young Laois man in serious condition in Australian hospital following hang-gliding...

A young Portlaoise man is in a coma in an Australian hospital following a hang-gliding accident. Richard Nicholls (26) was injured in the horrific accident...

Laois man to be a part of Australian version of Love...

A Portlaoise native will be part of Love Island Australia which begins on TV next week. 23-year-old Eoghan Murphy, who grew up in Portlaoise but...

A Sydney GAA club to mark 50-year milestone in Portlaoise this...

Young Ireland Gaelic Football Club, Sydney, are inviting all former members, team mates and their friends and family to celebrate 50 years as a...

Zach and Geelong bounce back with Australian Rules Grand Final now...

Zach Tuohy is now just one game away from playing in the Australian Rules Grand Final following Geelong's win over the West Coast Eagles...

Weekend Read: Zach Tuohy on his AFL title hopes, aiming for...

Just as our own All-Ireland series in both hurling and football codes reach their crescendo over the coming weeks, so too does Aussie Rules...

O’Dempsey’s Meredith opens up about life Down Under, Laois football and...

O'Dempsey's footballer Conor Meredith has opened up about his experiences of his time in both the GAA and in Australian Rules in an interview on...

2018 Remembered – Laois Abroad: The Laois nurse living in rural...

We caught up with the the Portlaoise woman who made the trip to Australia 24 years ago and fell in love with the Cobar. Safe...

Laois Abroad: The Laois nurse living in rural Australia for the...

Portlaoise woman Mary Urquhart has lived in Cobar, New South Wales (NSW) for 24 years now. She went there on a working holiday Visa at the...

150 not out as Tuohy in line for landmark Australian Rules...

Laois man Zach Tuohy will hit another significant landmark in his Australian Rules career this weekend when he makes his 150th AFL appearance. He has...

Laois Abroad: From Killenard to Perth via Paris and Utrecht

Our Laois Abroad series has allowed us reach out to Laois people all over the world and this week we caught up with Dan...

RTÉ looking for Irish people in Australia for new series

Encore Media have put out the call for Irish people who are currently living in Australia for a new TV series. The new TV series...