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Sporting Memories: John O’Sullivan on Castletown, Laois and his favourite moments

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday in April 2020. The story of Castletown hurling from the early 1990s to the mid 2000s is one of...

Castletown community committee selling lotto syndicate tickets as they continue to...

Castletown Community Sports Field Committee are currently selling tickets for their fundraiser 'Euromillions Lotto Syndicate'. They are asking people to buy in to their syndicate...

Former Laois goalkeeper appointed Castletown manager for 2021 season

Former Laois goalkeeper Paddy Mullaney has been appointed as the new Castletown manager for the 2021 season. The Castletown native took charge on a temporary...
Laois GAA refused an application from Ballinakill and Ballypickas to play together as a senior hurling team in 2021

New hurling amalgamation refused for 2021 as decision on increasing senior...

An application by Ballinakill and Ballypickas to enter a combined team in the Laois senior hurling championship in 2021 has been refused by Laois...

Dressed as batman, a Laois man is going to tour the...

The Covid-19 restrictions have forced the organisers of various charity events to think on their feet to continue their fundraising efforts. Novel ideas and a...

Beautiful tribute to late 100-year-old De La Salle brother who spent...

A 100-year-old De La Salle brother who lived in Castletown in Laois passed away recently.  Brother Anthony Furniss passed away in late September and was...

The Heath into JFC semis after narrow win over Castletown

The Heath 0-5 Castletown 0-4 Laois JFC Quarter-final The Heath are back in the semi-finals of the Laois JFC after battling to a one-point win over...

Castletown find form to consign Ballinakill to relegation from Laois SHC

Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and Mountrath Castletown 1-16 Ballinakill 1-15 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Relegation Final Castletown picked the right time to find...

Previewing all of Friday night’s Laois GAA action

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Hurling Championship Relegation Final Castletown v Ballinakill In the LOETB Centre of Excellence at 7.30pm It is the final that neither team...

Dwyer hits a hat-trick as Clough-Ballacolla ease to the semi finals

Clough-Ballacolla 4-26 Castletown 0-11 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 3 John Dwyer fired over a hat-trick and Jordan Walshe hit eight points from play as Clough-Ballacolla...

Virtual Walk to raise funds for local suicide support charity Teac...

This Sunday, September 13, Teac Tom - a local suicide support group for people affected by suicide - needs your help. All clubs in Laois...

Castletown fight off late Harps surge to keep championship hopes alive

Castletown 2-14 The Harps 2-12 Laois Shopping Centre JFC Round 2 Castletown recovered from their first round defeat to Park-Ratheniska against The Harps today to keep...

Rathdowney-Errill at their ease as they put 3-30 on Castletown

Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and Mountrath Rathdowney-Errill 3-30 Castletown 0-9 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 2 Mark Kavanagh hit 17 points and James...

Park-Ratheniska claim big win over Castletown while Camross come from eight...

Park-Ratheniska 3-16 Castletown 1-4 Laois Shopping Centre JFC 'A' Round 1 Park-Ratheniska recorded a comfortable victory over Castletown this evening on the first night of GAA...

Abbeyleix see off 14-man Castletown to get campaign off to a...

Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and Mountrath Abbeyleix 1-21 Castletown 1-12 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 1 Abbeyleix ended up in a relegation final...

County Final Memory: Castletown’s breakthrough win in 1995 leads to a...

Castletown 1-12 Portlaoise 0-11 1995 Laois SHC Final There are some county final wins that are more significant than others. For Laois hurling, 1995 represented the start...

Beautiful eulogy following sad passing of 96-year-old Br Bernard Kelly

Br. Bernard Kelly, of the De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, passed away on June 18.  Originally from Moate in Offaly, Br Bernard was...

Patrick Ryan: Laois native and Firehouse Bakery on the rise

Laois native Patrick Ryan is owner of Firehouse Bakery and bread school based in Wicklow. Having initially set up a bread school on Heir Island...

JOB VACANCY: Miguel House in Castletown is looking to hire part-time...

A part-time cook is required for De La Salle Brothers Miguel House Retirement/Nursing Home in Castletown. Flexibility required. To Apply Email miguelhouse@eircom.net SEE ALSO – Check out the dedicated jobs...

Moment in Time: Castletown celebrate at Dinner Dance in 2004

There was a time there when the Castletown hurlers ruled the landscape of Laois hurling, their story of dominance during the late 90s and...

Sporting Memories: John O’Sullivan on Castletown, Laois and his favourite moments

The story of Castletown hurling from the early 1990s to the mid 2000s is one of the great Laois sports stories of all time. Starting...

Local primary school adds two ASD classes for children with autism

Castletown NS have been sanctioned for two Autism Spectrum Disorder classes. Exclusively mainstream classes aren’t always the best setting for autistic students and children will...

Five Laois towns to reap the benefits of substantial new funding...

Five Laois towns and villages have been allocated €437,761 for improvements from the Town and Village Renewal scheme. Laois TD Charlie Flanagan welcomed the funding...

Leinster club championships taking shape as Laois sides begin provincial action...

The Laois club championships at adult level may be over but attention now switches to provincial action which gets underway this weekend for some...

Portlaoise finish with a flourish to claim Minor ‘B’ hurling honours

Portlaoise 1-13 Castletown 1-8 Midlands Park Hotel Laois MHC 'B' Final Portlaoise have been crowned Laois Minor 'B' hurling champions following an impressive second-half showing against...

Abbeyleix the big winner in Tidy Towns awards as five other...

Abbeyleix were the big Laois winners at this year's Tidy Towns awards as they won the overall county award for Laois as well as...

O’Dempsey’s end Castletown’s winning streak and avenge 2018 Junior loss to...

Brought to you in association with The Anvil Inn O'Dempsey's 3-8 Castletown 2-9 Laois Shopping Centre JFC Final Castletown's three year winning streak is over as they...

Camross survive Castletown test to book semi-final place

Camross 0-24 Castletown 2-13 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Quarter-final Camross's hopes of winning a third Laois SHC title in a row remain on track after surviving...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all of the action as Camross and Castletown...

Brought to you in association with First Choice Bathrooms and Tiles We're down to serious business now. After a couple of rounds of shadow boxing, proper...

Castletown and Camross to do battle for semi-final place

Brought to you in association with First Choice Tiles Laois SHC Quarter-final - Camross v Castletown In O'Moore Park at 7.45pm on Friday, September 20 It will...