The Renard man, who runs his own physiotherapy clinic in Portlaoise, brought the O’Moore County from Division 4 at the start of last season to Division 2 this past March.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
Pat Critchley has heard Laois’ landmark win over Dublin described as the county’s most significant in the Championship since 1985 and can’t disagree.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Galway’s Ronan Mullarney will take a healthy four-shot lead into today’s second round at the Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship after setting the pace with a course-record and career-low 62 in Sligo.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
John Sugrue was understandably pleased but sensibly restrained after watching his Laois side make the best of a strong start to see off neighbours Carlow and claim Division 4 honours.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Social media has seen both promises of demonstrations, and now-deleted controversial comments from sports players, following the Belfast rape trial.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2018
Laois GAA have issued a statement to disassociate themselves from a tweet sent by one of the county's star footballers after the conclusion of the rugby rape trial.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
A Laois GAA County Board official has told clubs at a county board meeting to "prepare for war" against other sports.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2017
By the time Colm Begley was 21 he had already played in three Laois senior football finals with Stradbally.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Laois GAA chairman Gerry Kavanagh has accused the Leinster Council of inflicting “irreparable” damage to their integrity over the decision to fix a Leinster SFC game in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny, next year.
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
Laois GAA top-brass will meet later this week to begin the search for a fifth county football manager in nine years.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Laois GAA top-brass have not given up on Seamus Plunkett returning as county senior hurling manager.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
Laois County Board secretary Niall Handy revealed there is no great rush to fill the managerial post vacated by Justin McNulty.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013
Justin McNulty's spell in charge of the Laois senior footballers is over after he decided not to seek an extension to his original three-year term.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2013
The prolonged process of appointing a new Laois senior hurling manager will trickle into next month.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
Teddy McCarthy had tendered his resignation as manager of the Laois hurling team after just one season in charge, citing work commitments.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
Teddy McCarthy has quit as Laois senior hurling manager just twelve months into a three-year term.
Laois GAA chairman Brian Allen has welcomed the decision to switch the Bord Gais Energy Leinster Under-21 Hurling final from Kilkenny to Portlaoise on July 11.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2012
Tipperary’s three-time All-Ireland winner Phil Shanahan has passed away.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2012
Former Tipperary, Dublin and Toomevara hurler Phil Shanahan has died.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2012
Laois native Eddie Kinsella has been selected as the referee for the Cadbury All-Ireland Under-21 Football Championship final between Cavan and Galway at Croke Park on Sunday, May 1.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2011
Brendan Fennelly is expected to be named as the new Laois senior hurling manager following a meeting next Monday night.
Wed, 22 Sep, 2010
Former Armagh All-Ireland winner Justin McNulty has been officially named as the new manager of the Laois senior footballers.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2010
LAOIS GAA officials have been rebuffed in a startling bid to woo Kerry legend Darragh O Sé as their new football coach while any prospect of Mick O’Dwyer returning to the midlands also appears to be off the agenda.
Sat, 24 Jul, 2010
Laois boss Sean Dempsey has become the latest casualty in senior inter-county football management, following his failure to be reappointed for a third year.
Sun, 11 Jul, 2010
NIALL RIGNEY has stepped down as Laois hurling boss in the wake of last Saturday’s surprise All-Ireland championship exit at the hands of Carlow.
Thu, 01 Jul, 2010
Niall Rigney has tendered his resignation as manager of the Laois senior hurling team, bringing to an end his three-year involvement with the O'Moore men.
Wed, 30 Jun, 2010
Laois GAA officials last night admitted the trend of senior stars transferring from the county is a ‘huge concern’ as star forward MJ Tierney is the latest high-profile player planning to switch to Dublin club, Parnells.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2010
LAOIS GAA officials last night admitted the trend of senior stars transferring from the county is a ‘huge concern’ as star forward MJ Tierney is the latest high-profile player planning to switch to Dublin club, Parnells.
Two Laois County Board officers have resigned following a scandal over the so-called 'ticketgate' affair in the O'Moore County.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2009
CROKE PARK officials will not be launching their own investigation into the €40,000 that has gone missing from the audited accounts of the Laois County Board.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2009
Laois GAA has been placed on a sound financial footing for the next three years, after a six figure sponsorship deal with Urlingford-based company MW Hire Services was announced tonight.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2009
THE impact of the economic downturn on the GAA is to the fore again as Laois are on the lookout for a new sponsor.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2009
THE Leinster Council has defended it’s decision not to re-arrange Sunday’s Leinster football semi-final between Laois and Wexford, claiming it’s hands were tied by TV scheduling commitments.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2008
Niall Handy has become the first full-time secretary of Laois GAA after his appointment was ratified today by the Laois County Board and Croke Park.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2008
LAOIS GAA chiefs were was meeting in emergency session late last night in a bid to resolve a tug-of-war battle between the senior and U21 football management that is threatening to spiral out of control.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2006
THE decision on whether or not Laois midfielder Padraig Clancy plays in tomorrow’s Allianz NFL semi-final clash with Kerry will be left up to the player himself, after his legendary grandfather passed away yesterday.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2006
The Laois County Board has announced that The Heritage hotel is to sponsor all of their county sides.
Wed, 12 Jan, 2005
FAMILY carers should be paid at least €190 a week for minding their loved ones, a campaign group urged yesterday.
Fri, 17 Sep, 2004
Laois GAA chiefs have thanked the Leinster Council for allowing them an extra week to run off their county football championship in time for the provinical series.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2003
MICK O’DWYER will tell Laois GAA chiefs next week that he is ready to lead the county’s Championship challenge for next season at least.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2002
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 10:00 PM
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 11:00 AM
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:00 PM