Irish soldiers board a plane to leave Baldonnell airport for Congo as part of a UN peacekeeping mission on July 28th, 1960

Medals for gallantry for nine Irish soldiers killed in the Niemba ambush 60 years ago were not awarded because it might look like a “hand-out”. This (...)

Mark Kavanagh inspired Rathdowney-Errill to victory over St Rynagh’s. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rathdowney-Errill 4-16 St Rynagh’s 0-10 The good times continue for Laois hurling as Rathdowney-Errill recorded their first ever Leinster club champi(...)

Ireland’s Cian O’Connor: during a hearing the Irish side argued that the rider should have been stopped after he was distracted by someone running across the arena at an event in Aachen

A decision on whether to appeal a court ruling that means Ireland would miss the Olympic team showjumping event will not be made until the reasons for(...)

Cyril Donnellan: will be aiming to cause problems for Laois at Tullamore. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Funny how people love a good underdog story without ever really respecting it. Laois have very obviously been a coming team for the past few season(...)

Northern Ireland’s Paddy Barnes celebrates winning gold in the light flyweight category at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Photograph: Ian McNicol/Inpho.

The BBC dedicated six channels to their coverage of the Commonwealth Games. For a conglomerate of minority sports, it got quite a showing.A corner of (...)

Galway 1-22 Laois 0-23Galway will breathe a massive sigh of relief as they just about crept into the Leinster championship semi-final with a two-point(...)

The Emeralds GAA club ground, Páirc Smáirgaid, in Ruislip, London.

The race for domination of this season’s television championship coverage has had a staggered start with The Sunday Game team first out of the traps. (...)

Laois hurlers opened their campaign with a defeat to NUIG at Rathdowney yesterday. The home team began well and led 0-4 to 0-1 after eight minutes but(...)