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Why there just has to be a Laochra Gael on Laois...

Laochra Gael on TG4 is arguably the best and most enduring Irish sports documentary ever made. Now in its 18th series, it's hard to believe...

Pat Critchley: Remembering the Portlaoise Fire Brigade from back in the...

This Pat Critchley piece first appeared in his book 'Hungry Hill' in 2008 The members of the Fire Brigade are unsung heroes of our community. Dad...

Profiled: The IT Carlow players looking to make Sigerson Cup history...

Tonight IT Carlow will look to make history by winning the Sigerson Cup for the first time in what is their maiden appearance in...

History for Critchley and Laois trio as IT Carlow reach first...

IT Carlow are through to their first ever Sigerson Cup final following a dramatic victory over Letterkenny IT this evening in Iniskeen. A late, late...

In Pictures: Exciting scenes as Scoil Chríost Rí bring All Ireland...

The champions are home! Pat Critchley's Scoil Chríost Rí squad were crowned U-19 ‘A’ champions this morning in the school's final in the National Basketball...

Legendary Scoil Chríost Rí crowned U-19 All Ireland Champions after spectacular...

Scoil Chríost Rí 70 Our Lady of Mercy Waterford 38 Schools U-19 'A' Girls Cup Final  They've done it!! Pat Critchley's team are All Ireland Champions and...

Manager Critchley and forward Lowry hoping to reach first Sigerson Cup...

IT Carlow are hoping to make history tonight by reaching their first ever Sigerson Cup final. The Third Level Institution have shocked many in the...

In Pictures: Huge turnout as Pat Critchley launches ‘Bruno’ book in...

They came from all over the county - but particularly from Portlaoise and Ratheniska - as Pat Critchley launched his new book Bruno, dedicated to his...

Pat Critchley: Paddy and the Giant and being hit by a...

This is an extract from Pat Critchley’s latest book Bruno – a collection of stories, yarns and poems – that is being published this week.  The Giant drank Guinness,...

Pat Critchley: The importance of humour, enthusiasm and appreciating what you...

This is an extract from Pat Critchley's latest book Bruno - a collection of stories, yarns and poems - that is being published later this...

Stories, characters, yarns – Pat Critchley set to launch his new...

You can't beat stories! Pat Critchley, one of Laois's greatest characters, story tellers and sportsmen, is to launch a new book - a collection of...

Excitement building as Laois secondary school set to represent Ireland at...

There doesn't seem to be a sport in the world that the students of Scoil Chríost Rí haven't excelled in. The Portlaoise all-girls school are...

Pat Critchley: It’s a generation thing – but not all the...

In my first year English classes I would show this quote: "The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show...

Best of 2017- Tributes paid as Pat Critchley calls time on...

Laois legend Pat Critchley called time on his 32-year teaching career this summer. Over the past 32 years, he worked successfully as a PE...

PE association gather in Portlaoise and honour retiring Critchley

The Physical Education Association of Ireland (PEAI) held their annual conference on Friday night in the Killeshin Hotel with their practical workshops on Saturday...

Top PE honour for Pat Critchley

Pat Critchley is to be given a prestigious award for his outstanding contribution as a PE teacher in Scoil Chriost Ri in Portlaoise this...

Tributes paid as Pat Critchley calls time on teaching career

As the teachers of Scoil Chriost Ri in Portlaoise prepare for a new school term, their staff room will be a different place from...

More top columnists added to the LaoisToday team

LaoisToday.ie is delighted to announce a range of new columnists to our team of writers. Six new contributors have been added and their regular contributions...