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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Laois

Last month
May 2023
# Ballyshaneduff
Gardaí renew appeal over fatal quad bike incident in Co Laois
The incident happened at around 1.30pm on 9 April, in a wooded area near Ballyshaneduff, Ballybrittas, Co Laois.
This year
Teenager dies after quad bike incident in Co Laois
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
# around the grounds
Aaron Gillane returns to action as Limerick win, vital success for Antrim over Laois
Darren Gleeson’s side have secured their Division 1 status for next season.
# Division 4
Wicklow finish strong to stun Leitrim, Sligo and Carlow pick up wins
A round-up of the weekend’s Allianz Football League Division 4 action.
# Saturday Night Lights
Armagh bounce back with win over Donegal, Lowry stars in Laois victory
A three-point success at the Athletic Grounds for Kieran McGeeney’s team.
# Wrap
Cavan and Offaly continue winning ways; McEntee's Sligo overcome McConville's Wicklow
In Division 4, Leitrim and Laois lead the way with two wins from two.
# livestreaming
FG councillor taking legal advice as she claims council is 'blocking' broadcasting meetings
A vote taken in 2021 saw Laois County Council approve providing finances for livestreaming its meetings.
Last year
# New Job
Anthony Cunningham to take up role as coach of Laois senior football champions
Portarlington have won the last three Laois senior football titles.
# Awards Season
All-Ireland champs Laois and Antrim the big winners as Teams of Championships awarded
The awards were handed out at a function in Croke Park last night.
# Laois
Gardaí appeal for witnesses of Portlaoise assault that left man in hospital
A man in his 40s was approached by a group of four people and assaulted early on Sunday morning
# Stradbally
Woman (50s) dies after being struck by car in Co Laois
The incident occurred at around 1.10pm in the Dunamaise area of Stradbally.
# Operation Thor
Three men arrested as gardaí recover suspected stolen property including chain saw and quad
Gardaí recovered the goods after a van was stopped and searched in Portlaoise yesterday.
# the ploughing
Wet morning greets Ploughing fans but it will brighten later to sunny spells
It is day three of The National Ploughing Championships.
# the ploughing
Travelling to the Ploughing? Here's what you need to know
Special shuttle buses will be operating between the event and three train stations.
# Super Keeper
'I got my two knees done and I wasn't able to play outfield. I've been in goals ever since'
Laois All-Ireland winner Eimear Barry reflects on her journey after winning the ZuCar Golden Glove award.
# Management matters
Shanahan linked with Laois hurling role, Burke confirmed as Cavan coach
William Maher was last night announced as the new Laois hurling manager.
# Ploughing
World Ploughing Championships coming to Laois after Russia stripped of hosting duties
The event was due to be held last month in St Peterburg, Russia, but this was cancelled due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
# Let off the Laois
Continuing family tradition, All-Ireland glory to senior return and travels loom
Emma Lawlor helped Laois to intermediate success last weekend, before she takes a year or two out to travel to Australia
# emotion
Laois 'win the hard way' and Do it for Dan
Aisling Donoher headed up a resolute defence as the O’Moore county bridged a 22-year gap for All-Ireland intermediate glory.
# Laois Laois Laois
Nerney the star turn as Laois All-Ireland intermediate champions for first time since 2000
Wexford never gave up but Laois’ superb defensive display was key.
# wexford v laois
Croke Park devastation to HQ debuts, sports psychology and the Meath effect
Wexford, captained by Roisin Murphy, and Laois, led by Aimee Kelly, face off in the All-Ireland intermediate final.
# Award
Laois sharpshooter named Player of the Month for June
Erone Fitzpatrick has been in glittering form for the O’Moore county.
# Stradbally
Driver killed after car collides with wall in Co Laois
Details are currently unknown about the person who died in the crash.
Man (40s) dies following car crash in Laois
Another passenger in his 30s is being treated for non life threatening injuries.
# Tribesmen
Quinlan shines but Niland's dozen helps Galway overcome Laois in thrilling quarter-final
Jer Quinlan excelled for the beaten Leinster finalists but they fell short of the Connacht side.
# tribe on top
Unbeaten Galway edge closer to Leinster hurling final after 22-point win over Laois
Henry Shefflin’s men were utterly dominant in Portlaoise.
# Laois
Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise
The men, two aged in their late teens and one aged in his early 20s, were arrested on Tuesday night.
# Minor
Laois and Offaly to contest historic Leinster hurling final as Dublin and Kilkenny exit
A historic decider is in store next Saturday.
# Cats
Eoin Cody stars as Kilkenny blow away Laois
Kilkenny stormed past Laois today in the second game of the Leinster round robin series.
# Wrap
Laois defeat Antrim to retain Division 1 status, Tipperary hit Wexford for four
Elsewhere, Cavan kept their promotion hunt on track with a win over Sligo.
# ballyfin
Man (40s) charged in connection with seizure of €250,000 worth of drugs in Laois
Two searches took place in the vicinity of Ballyfin in Co Laois.
# ball and a wall
Ross Munnelly’s legacy is a lesson for the next generation of sharpshooters
The Laois legend is the longest-serving player in the game currently.
# Laois
Woman (60s) killed in Laois farm accident
A woman in her 60s died in the incident in County Laois.
# Wrap
Offaly, Laois and Wicklow claim wins in midweek O'Byrne Cup action in Leinster
There were more O’Byrne Cup games down for decision this evening.
All time
'300 members, two small schools, it's unbelievable' - The Laois club heading to a Leinster senior final
Star forward Stephen Maher and manager Declan Laffan on Clough-Ballacolla’s achievement.
# billy o'loughlin
Longford appoint O'Loughlin as new manager with Cavan and Mayo coaches involved
Billy O’Loughlin is a native of Laois.
# Fatal
Teenager dies after getting struck by van in Laois
The collision involved a van and a pedestrian.
# leinster wrap
Portarlington win second Laois title in three months, Tullamore celebrate Offaly glory
Shelmaliers in Wexford, Rathvilly in Carlow and Dicksboro in Kilkenny are also celebrating senior titles tonight.
# new man
Another Kerry native is set to take charge of the Laois senior footballers
Billy Sheehan played for Laois from 2005 to 2015.
# Laois
Gardaí seize €2.1 million worth of suspected cannabis found in boxes of vegetables in Laois
One man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene.