Grand National hero ‘Slippers’ hands over the reins

By Pat Costello IT ended in Punchestown on New Year’s Eve where it all began some twenty years previously and almost 400 winners later. After riding Rich Belief at the Kildare track Niall ‘Slippers’ Madden announced his retirement as a...

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Obituary – Killeshin and Laois say farewell to a goalkeeping legend

By Pat Delaney THE death of Tony (Stoney) Burke of Killeshin on Sunday 13 December caused great sadness in his native Killeshin and throughout football people in south Laois. Tony resided at 33 Eastwood Road, Goodmayes, Ilford, England for many...

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This Week Ten Years On sport was in full flow

By Denis J. Croke IN stark contrast to 2021, ten years ago the GAA season was up and running. Laois...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 12:46pm Read More

Laois club stalwart to receive 2020 volunteers in sport award

By Denis J. Croke Laois’ Mary Donohue will receive nationwide recognition for her dedicated work with the Harps camogie when...

Monday, 11/01/21 - 3:37pm Read More

Tomorrow’s back page

Portlaoise and Laois stalwart Cahir Healy transfers to London Interview with Niall “Slippers” Madden who announced his retirement Looking bcak...

Monday, 11/01/21 - 3:15pm Read More

Stephen’s Day run raises over €2,000 for Cuisle Centre

By Denis J. Croke DESPITE the times that are in it, the annual St Stephen’s Day 5km event held by...

Monday, 28/12/20 - 12:13pm Read More

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Laois minors’ dreams are crushed in Navan

Ducks will help renovate Portlaoise GAA gym

Correction – Ray Dalton

Laois are no match for rampant Galway