Ten years on……….

Have you ever wondered what was making the sporting headlines this week ten years ago, get tomorrow’s Laois Nationalist to see.  Also in tomorrow’s edition – Report, reaction and comment on Laois footballers’ defeat at the hands of Westmeath The disappointment...

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Loss means Laois face battle to avoid relegation

ALLIANZ NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 2 Westmeath   1-18 Laois  0-13 By Kevin Egan Laois never got off the ground this afternoon in Mullingar and now face a fiercely difficult trip to Enniskillen in a bid to stave off relegation, following...

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Promotion is a possibility for Laois…….so too is relegation

By Denis J. Croke This has been a year the likes of which has never been experienced before. Coronavirus ensured...

Thursday, 15/10/20 - 6:53am Read More

Changes on the card for Saturday

By Denis J. Croke IT is now over seven months since Mike Quirke last picked a Laois football team. Now...

Wednesday, 14/10/20 - 8:45am Read More

Will Quirke stick with the tried and trusted or make a few changes?

By Denis J. Croke It is now over seven months since Mike Quirke last picked a Laois football team. Now...

Tuesday, 13/10/20 - 7:58am Read More

TEN YEARS ON…….

Have ever wondered what was making the sporting headlines this week ten years ago, get tomorrow’s Laois Nationalist to see. 

Monday, 12/10/20 - 2:00pm Read More

Naomh Eamon prevail in thriller

Naomh Eamon       1-11 Abbeyleix    1-6 Camogie U/16 ‘B’ final By Pat Delaney BALLACOLLA was the venue on Saturday for the...

Friday, 09/10/20 - 11:27am Read More

Main Street, Portlaoise closed off as footballer’s premises is damaged

By Denis J. Croke Main Street, Portlaoise was closed off for over an hour earlier this evening following an accident....

Monday, 05/10/20 - 6:59pm Read More

History made as Portlaoise win first ever senior title and end Sarsfields’ seven year reign

Portlaoise 1-12 Sarsfields 0-12 By Aedín Dunne PORTLAOISE have won their first ever Laois senior ladies football championship title after...

Thursday, 01/10/20 - 12:15pm Read More

Glorious Graiguecullen make an immediate return to intermediate

Graiguecullen        2-13 Ballyfin        2-7 By Gavin Cooper GRAIGUECULLEN have been crowned Laois Ladies Junior champions after a hard-fought victory against...

Thursday, 01/10/20 - 10:57am Read More

Mary again displays nerves of steel as late point secures Shanahoe the title

Shanahoe     1-9 Park/Ratheniska     1-8 By Gavin Cooper ALL of 19 years ago she kept her cool to convert a late,...

Thursday, 01/10/20 - 8:56am Read More

Laois Junior Camogie Final – Byrne saves Portlaoise as junior final goes to a replay

O’Moore’s   1-5 Portlaoise     0-8 AMY Byrne displayed nerves of steel when she stood over a late free on Sunday in...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 6:12pm Read More

Are we in for a repeat of last year’s senior hurling final – unlikely

By Pat Delaney IT’S down to four, the surroundings may be different but the names are nearly the same as...

Sunday, 27/09/20 - 6:37am Read More

Portlaoise and the Harps favourites to advance intermediate final

By Pat Delaney IT used to be senior ‘B’, then senior ‘A’ and now it is Premier Intermediate and still...

Saturday, 26/09/20 - 7:49am Read More

TD makes case for allowing greater number attend O’Moore Park games

By Denis J. Croke Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has made a case for allowing greater numbers attend games in...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 2:15pm Read More

TG4’s UNDERDOGS is back, and this year it’s over to the Ladies

In an ever changing world, TG4’s legendary GAA series Underdogs is back and for 2021 it’s over to the Ladies....

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 6:01pm Read More

Laois Athletics plan their return to competitive action

LAOIS Athletics makes a long awaited return to competitive action on Sunday next, 20 September. Like all sporting activities, athletics...

Friday, 11/09/20 - 10:17am Read More

Breaking – Ireland’s Autumn Nations Cup Fixtures Announced

Six Nations Rugby together with its constituent unions and federations is extremely pleased to announce details of the Autumn Nations...

Thursday, 10/09/20 - 4:00pm Read More

Tomorrow’s back page

Monday, 07/09/20 - 6:20pm Read More

SFC Round 2 – Killeen and Kilcruise – the game all eyes will be on

By Denis J. Croke All eyes will be focussed on the second day of today’s threesome when Arles Killeen and...

Sunday, 06/09/20 - 6:40am Read More