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In Pictures: Big crowd at the launch of Laois Integration Strategy

The launch of the first Integration Strategy for County Laois took place in the Parish Centre, Portlaoise recently by Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for...

Sold out book about Laois footballers historic trip to America to...

After two very successful book launches in Stradbally and Graiguecullen the book 'They took the U.S.A by Storm' written by Portlaoise's Brian Delaney sold...

Christmas Box Appeal urges Laois people to get involved for children...

A Christmas Box Appeal is taking place in Laois this year and everyone is welcome to get invovled! Toys can be donated for children of...

WATCH: Absolutely class video showcasing the best that Laois has to...

This is exceptional! INTERNET IDEAS have teamed up with fellow Laois natives, inspirational Business Leader Louise Phelan and Crewit MD, Gary O Keeffe, to provide...

In Pictures: Laois Integration Network host event for new members

Laois Integration Network held an open meeting at Portlaoise Library last Tuesday evening after a call for new members. There was a good turnout of...

In Pictures: Local Link Laois Offaly shortlisted for the National Award

Local Link Laois Offaly have been shortlisted for the National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards, the ceremony which is taking place on the...

Eight Talking Points as Laois hurlers maintain unbeaten record ahead of...

The Laois senior hurlers needed two late frees from youngster Eoin Gaughan to keep their unbeaten run in the Joe McDonagh Cup alive. They were...

Call for volunteer mentors to support local young people

Foróige’s 'Big Brother Big Sister' Mentoring Programme is calling for volunteers from Portlaoise and Portarlington to get involved in making a real difference to...

Remembering the career of Bobby Miller – who made a huge...

Brought to you in association with Cllr Ben Brennan The Laois and Carlow footballers are set to do battle this afternoon in a crucial game...

Experimental Laois set to conclude O’Byrne Cup campaign away to Wicklow

This evening, the Laois senior footballers will bring the curtain down on their latest O'Byrne Cup campaign. John Sugrue’s men travel to Bray Emmett’s to...

Road to redemption begins for Laois hurlers in Birr

2018 was a year to forget for the Laois hurlers and although it is not yet over, they have a chance to begin to...

Second half comeback not enough for Laois as Dublin claim U-15...

Laois 1-6 Dublin 0-14  Damien Reid U-15 Football Final A fine second half comeback from the Laois U-15s just fell short in the LOETB Centre of...

Explained: How the new Gaelic football rules will work

The 2019 campaign for the Laois footballers gets underway tonight as they face Meath in the first round of the O'Byrne Cup. The match will...

Property Watch: Most expensive property currently on the market in Laois...

In this week's Property Watch, we are going to take a look at the most expensive properties currently on the market in Laois and...

Portlaoise open title defence with big win over Ballyfin Gaels

Brought to you in association with Sammy Kelly Builders Portlaoise 3-22 Ballyfin Gaels 2-8 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Round 1 Portlaoise got their defence of the Jack Delaney...

UPDATED: Laois minors qualify for Leinster championship semi final following tonight’s...

Donncha Phelan's Laois minor footballers have qualified for Satuday's Leinster championship semi final following tonight's results. Defeat to Kildare last week meant that Laois needed...

Laois footballers “just weren’t prepared” for Leinster final, council hears

Laois players "just weren't prepared" for the Leinster Final against Dublin and were let down by the County Board, Cllr Ben Brennan told the...

O’Loughlin says the ‘whole of Laois’ will be behind his team...

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise At the very first championship preview night ahead of the Wexford game, John...

Figures show low level of personal injury awards in Laois

Laois has one of the lowest average personal injuries awards per capita in the country over the past 10 years, figures show. Personal injury...

A 122 acre Laois farm hits the market for sale

A 122 acre farm, situated in Killanure, Mountrath has been put up for sale as of last week. The large block of land has listed in...

Cup final awaits as Portlaoise steal the win in extra-time

Portlaoise 1 Maynooth University 0 (after extra time) LSL Lummy O’Reilly Cup Semi Final This game looked destined for a penalty shootout, with both sides unable...

Contribution of Laois to Concern charity to be recognised

The contribution of Laois people towards Concern Worldwide’s work over the last 50 years will be celebrated at a special event in Portlaoise on...
Laois will face Meath

Graiguecullen to host senior football match between Laois and Meath

The Laois senior footballers will host Meath in a special Inter-county challenge match next week. This will be the first time that Laois have played...

Laois families wanted to enter a new television talent show

A brand new television talent show has been announced and a call has been issued for Laois' most talented families to enter. TG4, in conjuction...

Remember the Game: Jim Gavin’s Dublin edge out Laois in 2009...

Dublin 0-12 Laois 0-9 Leinster U-21 Football Championship Final 2009 Nine years ago, a Dublin team manager by Jim Gavin traveled to O'Moore Park for a...

IDA admits Laois is ‘historically challenged’ on foreign investment

The IDA manager for the midlands region has admitted that Laois has been historically challenged in attracting investment into the county. Ken Whitelaw has just...

Carlow footballer Murphy launches Twitter attack on Laois wing back

Just when we thought we'd had enough of Twitter for this week, another controversy involving the Laois footballers has arisen. Laois lost Gary Walsh in...

Attride thrilled to be first Laois senior captain in 15 years...

Brought to you in association with 12 Acres Brewing The last Laois senior football captain to climb the steps of the Hogan Stand and lift a...
Laois manager John Sugrue, left, and selector Eoin Kearns ahead of the Bord na Móna O’Byrne Cup Group 4 First Round match between Westmeath and Laois at TEG Cusack Park in Westmeath

Two major injury worries for Laois footballers ahead of league final

Laois senior football manager John Sugrue has revealed that he may be without two key members of his team for Saturday afternoon's Division 4...
Stephen Attride is hoping a big crowd of Laois fans turn out next week - Picture: Paul Dargan

Laois football captain calls for supporters to back the team in...

The Laois senior football captain has called on Laois people to come and support his team in Croke Park this weekend. Stephen Attride led his...