Ross still doing it 17 years later

Looking Back – Leinster Senior Football Championship Rd 1 2003 Laois  1-12 Offaly          1-12 By Pat Delaney IN the Faithful County it will be remembered as the day a future super star was born, but in the O’Moore County it...

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Down were in a different class to gutsy Laois girls

Antrim         0-14 Laois  0-3 By Denis J. Croke UNFORTUNATLEY, from a Laois perspective, there was never any doubt about the verdict the All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie semi-final in Inniskeen, where Antrim were way too strong for the Laois girls. And while...

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Interesting pairings for Laois senior football semi-finals

By Denis J. Croke Seven weeks after the quarter-finals of the Laois senior football championship were played, the draw for...

Monday, 23/11/20 - 7:48pm Read More

‘The best night ever’ says Chloe at Portlaoise Rugby Club

By Denis J. Croke “That was the best night ever,” said 10 year old Chloe Kavanagh from Portlaoise after attending...

Monday, 23/11/20 - 3:18pm Read More

The Heath Golf Club presents €8,500 to three charities

THE Heath Golf Club held its Charity Day for 2020 on the Friday 25 September. Due to COVID lockdowns their...

Monday, 23/11/20 - 9:24am Read More

This Week Ten Years on – Ladies make the headlines again

By Denis J. Croke LAST week we highlighted Sarah Anne Fitzgerald receiving a Camogie Soaring Star award, this week ten...

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Obituary – The Heath pays tribute to gentleman Murt

By Pat Delaney LAST Friday morning the people of The Heath and surrounding areas bade a sad farewell to Willie...

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Dublin cruise past Laois into Leinster final

Dublin         2-22 Laois  0-6 By Denis J. Croke DUBLIN were simply in a different class when the cruised into the...

Sunday, 15/11/20 - 5:12pm Read More

Leinster final warm up

= Laois out warming up for their Leinster senior football championship semi-final against Dublin in an empty Croke Park

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This Week Ten Years On – Another amalgamation was on the horizon

  By Denis J. Croke THE breaking news this week was that further discussions had taken place at specially arranged...

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Laois footballers rally late to win Leinster semi-final meeting with Dublin

Laois  1-16 Longford     1-14 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS advanced to a Leinster senior football championship semi-final meeting with Dublin...

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Clare prove too strong for battling Laois ladies

Clare  5-7 Laois  1-11 By Aidan McCarthy LAOIS can have no argument about the outcome of this LIDL All-Ireland Intermediate...

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Death of Willie (Murt) Treacy stuns The Heath

By Pat Delaney THE sudden death of Willie (Murt) Treacy on Friday last caused great sadness across The Heath and...

Sunday, 08/11/20 - 12:51pm Read More

Laois lose out to Down but still have All-Ireland quarter-final to look forward to

Down 2-13 Laois  1-8 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS can have no complain after losing out to Down in the...

Saturday, 07/11/20 - 4:21pm Read More

Heartbreak for Laois as Clare hang on for a one-point win

Clare  0-27 Laois  3-17 By Kevin Egan LAOIS fell agonisingly short of recording a remarkable upset this afternoon in UPMC...

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This Week Ten Years On – Not a great weekend for Laois teams in Leinster

  By Denis J. Croke APPEARING in their first Leinster championship since 2003 the Kilkenny champions, O’Loughlin Gaels delivered a...

Thursday, 05/11/20 - 10:46am Read More

Laois sporting families bereaved

By Pat Delaney THE death on Sunday 25 October of Martin Rafter, The Hermitage, Borris Road, Portlaoise, formerly of Coolnacart...

Wednesday, 04/11/20 - 10:11am Read More

Ladies get All-Ireland championship off to a great start

Laois  4-6 Sligo  1-2 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS could hardly have wished for a better opening to their All-Ireland...

Tuesday, 03/11/20 - 1:19pm Read More

When silence was not golden

By Denis J. Croke A LITTLE over 14 months ago Laois hurlers had two of their most memorable days in...

Monday, 26/10/20 - 12:50pm Read More

Laois fans can watch Laois v Dublin free of charge

By Denis J. Croke The good news for Laois supporters is that the Laois v Dublin clash in the first...

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