Spanish Flu disrupts 1918 GAA championships

By Richard Commins JUST over 100 years ago the world was dealing with the most devastating outbreak of disease in modern history, and Ireland was by no means immune. The so-called Spanish Flu killed between 50 and 100 million people...

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Cancellations greeted with mixed emotions

By Denis J. Croke THE IRFU’s decision to cancel all domestic rugby last week has left the rugby playing fraternity in a state of anguish. Mind you this was something the GAA family has had to deal with already. Clubs...

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Laois Marlins make times at the Leinster Long Course Qualifying Gala

LAOIS Marlins Swim Club was in fine form when a large group of the swimmers attended the three days of...

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Laois stun the aristocrats

Laois 5-9 Kilkenny 3-6 By Pat Delaney LAOIS under -16 girls made the long journey to Danesfort in South Kilkenny...

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Nevin selected for Olympic Qualifiers

TALENTED Portlaoise middleweight boxer Michael Nevin has been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming Olympic qualifiers. The qualifiers will...

Friday, 13/03/20 - 6:28am Read More

Midland men capture Kilkenny Masters title

Sub-Head – Women pipped on the line BOTH the women’s and men’s Midland Masters teams headed to Kilkenny last weekend...

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More Denis Croke

More Denis Croke

Laois outplayed in the City

Can Rathdowney/Errill retain their title?

Now Laois are idle as weather improves

No fairytale finish to league for Laois

Another superb win for Portlaoise’s Rachel