Who will join Portlaoise and O’Dempsey’s?

By Denis J. Croke Last night we were treated to two very different quarter-finals. Portlaoise were simply in a different...

First of the semi-final places up for grabs

By Denis J. Croke The senior football championship gets down to the business end of this this weekend with two...

Preview IFC s/f – Two cracking games to look forward to

By Denis J. Croke CLAIMING this year’s intermediate football title is going to take some doing. Just look at this...

Friday, 09/09/22 - 5:25am Read More

Memories from one of Killeshin’s most famous GAA sons (Part 2)

By Charlie Keegan Liam admits to having felt greatly let down at the age of 28 by being dropped by...

Thursday, 08/09/22 - 11:49pm Read More

Memories from one of Killeshin’s most famous GAA sons (Part 1)

By Charlie Keegan IT happened, quite by coincidence, to be the 43rd wedding anniversary of Killeshin and Laois football legend...

Wednesday, 07/09/22 - 11:31pm Read More

Town U/11s take up where they left off last year

Soccer – M.S.L. U/11 East PORTLAOISE Town U/11s travelled to St Aengus on Saturday morning for their first outing of...

Wednesday, 07/09/22 - 10:40pm Read More

Maurice Deegan: Social media is killing GAA refereeing

Veteran referee warns of the threat that abusive comments made on social media presents to recruiting and retaining new officials...

Wednesday, 07/09/22 - 6:43am Read More

Historic meeting in Rossleighan

Girls U/16 Midlands League Portlaoise 15’s        4 Portlaoise 16’s        0 ON the first damp and dreary day in Autumn 2022...

Tuesday, 06/09/22 - 12:38pm Read More

Laois hurlers back into full swing this weekend

THE beautiful and challenging surroundings of the Heath Golf Club will play host to the Laois Hurlers’ Golfing Society’s Captain’s...

Tuesday, 06/09/22 - 11:40am Read More

McDonald on top of the world as Laois athletes enjoy success at the Mountain Running Championships

WHILE most of Laois was partying at the Electric Picnic, the mountain runners were hard at it in two separate...

Tuesday, 06/09/22 - 10:37am Read More

PHOTOS – World Masters & Home Countries Junior International Mountain Running Championships

Tuesday, 06/09/22 - 8:36am Read More

Maurice Deegan: Social media is killing GAA refereeing

By John Fogarty Three-time All-Ireland SFC final referee Maurice Deegan believes “social media is a curse on refereeing” and is...

Monday, 05/09/22 - 4:12pm Read More

Killeshin FC officially open new clubhouse

By Harry Shorthose A FEW years ago, Killeshin approved work on a brand new astroturf pitch and a new clubhouse...

Thursday, 01/09/22 - 3:46pm Read More

Leinster women’s rugby tournament hailed as a massive success

By Mark Comerford THE inaugural Silken Thomas Women’s Rugby Tens Tournament was held on Saturday in Portarlington Rugby Club. Hosted...

Wednesday, 31/08/22 - 9:31am Read More

Laois rugby players in representative games today

By Denis J. Croke It is going to be a busy Saturday for Laois players on the representative front. Top...

Saturday, 27/08/22 - 10:07am Read More

No medals, but Gary impresses in Canada

PORTLAOISE’S Gary O’Reilly may not have come home from the Para-Cycling World Championships but he put in two very impressive...

Monday, 15/08/22 - 9:53am Read More

No joy for Laois in the Leinster 60×30 Singles Handball Finals

OVER the past two weekends the Leinster 60×30 Handball Singles Finals were played with Laois represented in two finals. Úna...

Thursday, 11/08/22 - 9:22am Read More

Pandas blitz was a huge success

By Laura Peckaityte and Jacob Ennis ON Wednesday 20 July, the Portlaoise Pandas Volleyball Club hosted their very first spectacular...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 9:11am Read More

Photos from Laois Rugby and Soccer Camps

Thursday, 04/08/22 - 1:40pm Read More

All of last week’s Cúl Camps in pictures

11 pages of last week’s Cúl Camp photos in this week’s Laois Nationalist

Wednesday, 03/08/22 - 11:00am Read More