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Purcell to the power of three as Rathdowney-Errill ease past Castletown

Rathdowney-Errill 4-16 Castletown 0-11 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 2 Paddy Purcell got three goals as Rathdowney-Errill picked up their second win of the championship in O'Moore...

A preview of this year’s Laois Senior Hurling Championship

The Bob O'Keefe Cup gets underway on Thursday as Portlaoise go into battle with Castletown in Group B. Camross are looking to win the Bob...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise deny Castletown six-in-a-row in 2004

Portlaoise 2-8 Castletown 0-7 Laois Credit Union SHC Final 2004 Ahead of tonight's clash between Portlaoise and Castletown in the first round in Group B of...

Moment In Time: ‘Ríocht na nÓg’ Playground in Castletown is officially...

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back on the official opening of 'Ríocht na nÓg' Playground in Castletown in July 2011. The €100,000...

Peters late goal sees Castletown defeat Fitzpatrick-inspired Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe in Minor ‘B’...

Castletown 2-17 Park-Ratheniska-Tiamhoe 3-12 Midlands Park Hotel Minor 'B' Hurling League Final Jim Peters late strike broke Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe hearts as Castletown claimed Minor 'B' league hurling...

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from the Castletown Vintage Rally...

Tractors, tractors, everywhere! While some people can get understandably frustrated when they're caught behind a tractor, there's a certain fascination with them nonetheless. The recent surge...

Foyle on form as Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe claim historic first hurling title

Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe 2-17 Castletown 2-15 Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 3 Final Robbie Foyle helped himself to 12 points as Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe - the newest club in Laois...

Deep sadness in Castletown at death of young mother

There is deep sadness in Castletown and surrounding areas this evening at the news of the heartbreaking death of Aoife Mullaney (nee Doocey) at...

Huge blow to local communities as bus service to pull out...

A huge blow has come to Borris-in-Ossory, Mountrath and Castletown commuters using the JJ Kavanagh Bus service from Dublin to Limerick, as it was...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

Wins for Clough-Ballacolla, Rosenallis and Rathdowney-Errill as Division 1 gets underway

The opening round of Division 1 of the hurling took place today with some interesting battles occurred. Chief among them was the meeting of back-to-back...

Castletown man to take charge of Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe hurlers

A Castletown man is set to manage the relatively recently formed hurling club of Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe. David Cuddy has been appointed manager of the newest hurling...

2018 Remembered: EXCLUSIVE: Massive new Laois GAA amalgamation on the cards...

On April Fool's Day, we released the exclusive news that a massive new Laois GAA amalgamation was on the cards as huge rivals were...

2018 Remembered – Second house sells for almost €600,000 in Laois

There was no shortage of money for some around Laois this year with houses being sold for a prices between €580,000 to almost €600,000.  Is...

Row over jerseys sees club players stay away from U-21 championship...

One of the most competitive underage hurling amalgamations in the county came apart at the weekend following a disagreement over jerseys. Castletown and Slieve Bloom...

Remember the Game: Kilcotton claim hurling league title in 2004

Kilcotton 0-12 Castletown 0-6 2004 Laois ACHL Division 1 Final The Laois hurling league has a patchy history - with the record books dotted with competitions...

Laois retirement home granted extension, despite parish priest’s objection

An extension of a Laois retirement home is being granted despite the local parish priest objecting. Miguel House in Castletown is expanding to include specialist...

In Pictures: Castletown and Portlaoise celebrate football and hurling glory

Before the Electric Picnic, the second and third adult championship finals of the year were contested in O'Moore Park. On Tuesday last, Castletown took on...

Remember the Game: Castletown survive scare to capture the 2000 U-12...

Castletown 3-5  Mountrath 1-5 2000 Laois U-12 'B' Hurling League Final The game was ebbed and flowed from the first minute but at half time, it...

County champions Camross beaten by old foes Castletown in championship opener

Brought to you in association with Oxley Electrical and Security Ltd Castletown Gaels 1-18 Camross 1-12 Laois Shopping Centre SHC Round 1 Castletown Gaels caused the first...

Litter warning as record crowds flock to popular swimming spot

Visitors to the banks of the Nore in Castletown have been urged to bring their litter with them, as record crowds flock to the...

Play-offs galore as the final round of the ACHL Division 1...

Tonight saw the conslusion of the round robin phase of the ACHL Division 1 - and almost nothing has been decided. Heading in tonight's round,...

Parish priest objects to religious order home extension

A local parish priest has objected to a proposed development by a religious order in Castletown due to his “serious concerns” over sewerage capacity...

Abbeyleix claim vital hurling league win – and also collect Palmer...

Abbeyleix 3-14 Castletown 1-18 Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1 Three first-half goals helped Abbeyleix to a vital win in Division 1 of the Laois hurling...

Classy Cullohill claim camogie crown once more

Cullohill 8-4 Castletown 0-1 Roinn 1 Camogie Final Cullohill continued their strong Cumann na mBunscol tradition as their camogie team got the better of Castletown in...
Ballinakill hurlers have a new manager

McGinley points the way as Rathdowney-Errill remain in contention in Division...

Rathdowney-Errill 1-17 Castletown 0-12  ACHL Division 1 Brandon McGinley helped himself to eight points and Liam O’Connell got the game’s only goal within minutes of coming...
The Harps will represent Laois in Leinster following walkover

The Harps go top of Division 1 after third straight win

The Harps 0-16 Castletown 0-11 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1 The Harps hurlers sit on top of Division 1 of the league this evening after...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Massive new Laois GAA amalgamation on the cards as huge...

The Laois GAA season is only in its infancy but LaoisToday can exclusively reveal that talks are at an advanced stage for two of...

Castletown turn to club legend to fill managerial vacancy and team...

Castletown have turned to one of their legendary former players to manage them in the 2018 season. Former goalkeeper John Lyons, who has seven Laois...

Rathdowney and Castletown clash in junior football final

Laois Shopping Centre JFC 'C' Final Rathdowney v Castletown Venue: O'Moore Park Throw-in: 7.30pm Referee: Des Cooney (St Joseph's) Rathdowney and Castletown will contest the Laois JFC 'C' Final in O’Moore Park...