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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Remember the Game: Laois hurlers beat Westmeath to end losing streak and avoid relegation...

Laois 2-15 Westmeath 2-9 2006 All Ireland Hurling Qualifiers In 2006 the Laois hurlers endured a bad run of form that stretched to ten games without...
LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Must-win hurling relegation clash and big weekend for ladies footballers

It's another busy weekend on the Laois GAA scene with three county teams in action again. The Laois senior hurlers face a huge game against...
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Talking Sport Podcast: Hurlers go down fighting, ladies off to winning start and club...

On the hottest weekend of the year, Laois GAA fans were treated to two incredible championship matches, both of which went right down to...

Moment in Time: All smiles at Laois County Council Summer Camps in 2006

Time waits for no man is an old saying that we all find ourselves nodding in agreement anytime it's mentioned. 2006 is 15 years ago....

The Week that Was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Meet horse racing’s newest female star – and she’s from Laois! There were joyous scenes in Fairyhouse last weekend as a young Laois...
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Talking Sport: Damien Carter on Laois U-20, senior and minor hurlers plus 2021 club...

We're back with the latest edition of the Talking Sport Podcast and this episode is split in two parts. Part 1 sees host Alan Hartnett...

Remember the Game: Late Fogarty and O’Connell goals seal 2006 Intermediate glory for Park-Ratheniska

Park-Ratheniska 3-7 Ballylinan 1-5 2007 Ladies Intermediate Football Championship Final This week’s Remember the Game takes us back 14 years to when Park-Ratheniska faced Ballylinan in...

Temperatures set to soar this week as 27 degrees predicted for the weekend

‏Have the sunglasses, shorts and barbeques at the ready – as this weekend is expected to be glorious. Well in fact, from tomorrow really, we...
LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Laois hurl up a storm, minors bow out, first win for...

There's only one place to start after that weekend of sporting action and that's with the Laois hurlers, who recorded a thrilling win over...

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Well-known local musician pens new song ‘County Laois will always be home’

These past number of months have been particularly hard on the music and entertainment industry. With pubs and venues closed, there have been no concerts...

Moment in Time: Huge crowds in attendance at switching on of Portlaoise Christmas lights...

Some of the great occasions in Portlaoise over the years have been when big events have taken over the town's main street. In recent years...

2019 Remembered: All systems go as Laois sisters open ladies boutique in Portlaoise

The Pretty Woman store opened in October and has gone from strength to strength since. Two Laois sisters have opened a ladies boutique on Main...

Moment in Time: The Sun shines on The Rock Inn for their 2008 Vintage...

Under a bright blue sky and shining sun, many gathered for the annual Rock Inn Vintage Rally in May 2008. Lots of vintage fans from...

First Laois Rose remembers ‘magical’ 2004 experience

Brought to you in association with Manhattan Mixer Anne Marie Hogan was crowned the first Laois Rose in 2004. Thirteen years on, Anne Marie is still...

Moment in Time: Laois Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in 2010

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back on the Laois Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in 2010. The races were held in the...

2020 Remembered: Pubs closed, residents in fear as Laois town in lockdown and under...

Back in early January this incident cause a lot of panic in this Laois town. A Laois town is this week in lockdown and under...

2020 Remembered: Laois parents hail local Garda and Portlaoise Hospital as baby daughter comes...

In April, the kind actions of a Laois Garda hit the headlines as a family that he helped spoke out. A Laois Dad and Mam...

Moment in Time: Hospice Coffee morning in 2004 in Monika Fashions

The annual Hospice coffee morning held every September is a huge fund-raising venture for a very worth cause. It taks place again this coming Thursday...

Moment in time: Launch of Durrow Howya Festival in 2010

Our photographic look back this week focuses on the launch of the Laois Howya Festival and the inaugural  Scarecrow Festival and perhaps as an...

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