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Hat-tricks for Conroy and Coss as Mountmellick go goal crazy to...

Ballylinan 1-9 Mountmellick 8-9 2020 U-13 'B' Football Championship Final Hat-tricks from Paul Conroy and Eoin Coss did the trick for Mountmellick as they were crowned...

Deep sadness as ‘true gentleman’ and ‘great Gael’ passes away

There is deep sadness in Ballylinan today following the news of the passing of one of its most loved sons. Jimmy 'Bronson' Farrell sadly passed...

Barrowhouse Ambush: ‘We’re looking back on history and we’re saying let’s...

Last Sunday in Barrowhouse - a quiet, rural, area between Athy and Ballylinan - there was a poignant moment as the church bells rang...

From the LaoisToday Archives: 22 unforgettable things about the night club...

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday on May 29, 2017. The sign is still above the door but ‘Turning Point’ night club is no...

From the LaoisToday Archives: Some of the mighty Laois club football...

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday on April 21, 2017. We salute this crew of mighty men. Any player that can keep playing sport well...

‘Stay positive – if we survived the last 12 months, we...

One of the most inspiring Laois people of all time has to be Anna May McHugh, the Ballylinan woman that has played such a...

Flooding and a troublesome ditch causing problems in Laois village

Flooding affecting 12 houses and safety issues relating to a ditch in Ballylinan have been raised at a recent meeting of the Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal...

Tributes paid as long serving Laois Garda retires

Tributes have flooded in following the news that a long serving Laois Garda is set to retire. Garda Micheal Hurley has signs off for the...

Ballylinan estate finally set to be taken in charge by Laois...

Laois County Council have said that they are taking the final steps in the process of taking the Gracefield Manor estate in Ballylinan in...

‘Whatever years I have left, I’d like to finish them out...

Gary Walsh's Laois football career has started and stopped a couple of times over the years but the Ballylinan man is delighted to be...

Graiguecullen through to another semi-final as Ballylinan finish with 13 men

Graiguecullen 1-9 Ballylinan 1-6 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Quarter-final Graiguecullen are into the Laois SFC semi-finals for the third time in four years following a hard-fought...

Friel and Dooley immense as Rosenallis secure minor ‘B’ victory

Rosenallis 2-13 Ballylinan 2-3 Laois MFC ‘B’ Final Rosenallis won their second consecutive minor B final tonight in Annanough following a ten point win over Ballylinan. Charlie...

Previewing tonight’s Laois minor ‘A’ and ‘B’ football championship finals

Midlands Park Hotel Minor 'A' Football Championship Final Portlaoise v Ballyroan-Abbey In the LOETB Centre of Excellence at 7.15pm Tonight sees the conclusion of the minor...

Calls for a fence to be erected at Laois playground to...

A number of Laois County Councillors have called on the Council to erect a fence at the back of a popular Laois playground in...

Walsh leads the way again as Ballylinan book quarter-final place

Ballylinan 4-7 Ballyroan-Abbey 1-8 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 3 Gary Walsh helped himself to 2-7 and the Kealy brothers, Larry and Liam, got a goal...

Gardai launch investigation after child struck by car in Laois village

Gardai are appealing for information after a young child was struck by a car in Ballylinan. Thankfully, the young girl only received minor injuries following...
Ballylinan's Gary Walsh has suffered a cruciate knee injury and will miss tonight's game against Portarlington

Walsh steers 14 man Ballylinan past dogged Rosenallis

Ballylinan 0-12 Rosenallis 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 2 Eight points from the boot of Gary Walsh helped Ballylinan to get their Laois Shopping Centre...

Champions Portlaoise prevail against battling Ballylinan

Portlaoise 1-8 Ballylinan 0-5 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 1 Portlaoise advanced to the winners section of Round 2 of the Laois senior football championship following...

Portlaoise mourns the death of popular young auctioneer

There is incredible sadness in Portlaoise at the death of Breda Daly, who passed away this week after a short illness at the age...

In Pictures: A huge crowd and great craic at the Ballylinan...

Brought to you in association with All Books, Portlaoise There was a huge crowd at the Ballylinan Cul Camp last week as more than 100...

Moment in Time: Ballylinan NS production of Robin Hood in 2009

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back to Ballylinan NS's production of Robin Hood in 2009. It took place in St Anne's Hall,...

Deep sadness following the passing ‘naturally funny’ and ‘very likeable’ young...

There is deep sadness following the passing of a young Laois woman. Killeen native Lorraine Dunne passed away following an illness recently. A former student of...

Gardai find drugs valued at over €1.2 million in rural part...

Gardai made a stunning discovery of over €1.2 million worth of cannabis herb in a ditch on the Laois-Carlow border yesterday evening. 2020 Gardaí from...

Remembering the Ballylinan team that reached the 1987 Laois senior football...

Ahead of Ballylinan's Laois SFC final appearance in 2017, their first in 30 years, we looked back on the club's side that played in...

Former Laois manager to take charge of Ballylinan as new club...

Former Laois senior football manager Mick Lillis has been appointed as the new Ballylinan boss for the 2020 season. Lillis, who was over the Laois...

Moment in Time: Great photos from Ballylinan NS play in 2011

There's a great tradition of dramatic productions in the Ballylinan area, one that goes back a long number of years in the wider community. Their...

Laois pensioner ‘tied up, beaten and robbed’ in sickening attack

Gardai have launched an investigation after an elderly Laois man was the victim of a vicious assault. The sickening attack happened at his home last...

Clough-Ballacolla claim U-13 ‘C’ title after brave win over Ballylinan

Clough-Ballacolla 1-8 Ballylinan 0-4 Midlands Park U-13 'C' Football Championship Final It was a busy morning in the Laois GAA Training Centre as the U-13 county...

Killeshin defeat Ballylinan to end quarter final hoodoo and reach last...

Brought to you in association with Telfords  Killeshin 0-15 Ballylinan 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Quarter Final Killeshin are through to their first Laois senior football championship...

Prodigal son Walsh hits 11 points as Ballylinan recover well to...

Brought to you in association with Kinsella Financial  Ballylinan 1-15 Courtwood 2-11 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 3 Gary Walsh hit 11 points just days after returning...