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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Laois

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# Three counties
People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases
The Acting Chief Medical Officer called on people in the three counties to be particularly cautious.
# Portarlington
Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
Investigations are ongoing.
# raheen
Four men arrested after €3.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Co Laois
A substantial quantity of suspected cannabis herb and products were seized following the search of a vehicle in Raheen.
# Mountrath Golf Club
Man dies after 'freak accident' involving mower at Laois golf club
An investigation has been launched by the Health and Safety Authority.
# Laois
Gardaí seize 62 kilos of cannabis worth €1.24 million in Laois ditch
The seizure happened yesterday.
# Court
Three people charged after drugs worth €550,000 were seized in Portlaoise
Cannabis and cocaine were seized by gardaí on Wednesday.
# Garda Operation
€50,000 cash seized as two women arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Laois
The women were arrested after their car was stopped on the M7 motorway this afternoon.
# Cats Call
Ballyhale youngster Cody set for first senior start and All-Star returns - Kilkenny name team to face Laois
Six changes for Brian Cody’s Cats.
Laois U20s edge Westmeath in dramatic penalty shoot-out
The O’Moore county have set up a Leinster semi-final with Kildare.
# Raise the Banner
Clare maintain winning start as Tony Kelly and super sub Shanagher lead the scoring against Laois
Brian Lohan’s Banner side went three from three in Ennis.
# weathering storm dennis
Three-goal Cavan seal big win over Laois, as Offaly and Wicklow also triumph in difficult conditions
There were three rescheduled National Football League fixtures down for decision this afternoon.
# Team news
Callanan to make first league start for Tipp while Dublin and Waterford also ring the changes
There’s plenty of inter-county hurling action this weekend.
# A Friend Indeed
Helping a four-time All-Ireland winner adapt to manager role and the Kerry job 'I couldn't turn down'
Mike Quirke spoke to John Sugrue after replacing his fellow Kingdom native as the new Laois boss.
# White Smoke
Laois to field camogie team in 2020 after 'unavailability of players' situation resolved
Good news for the 2015 All-Ireland Premier Junior champions.
# Share of the spoils
Late drama with two Laois goals grabbing draw as Roscommon let lead slip
Evan O’Carroll and Kieran Lillis netted late on at Dr Hyde Park.
# appeal
Family concerned for welfare of man (27) missing from Laois for four days
It is believed Helbijs Lejins may be in the Dublin area.
# Update
Camogie Association intervene in bid to keep Laois in 2020 adult competitions
Laois Camogie announced yesterday that the county would not field for the 2020 inter-county season due to ‘unavailability of players’.
# Bad news
Laois unable to field camogie team in 2020 due to 'unavailability of players'
The 2015 All-Ireland Premier Junior champions have withdrawn from all adult competitions.
# Wrap
Late goal seals victory for O'Connor's Kildare as Meath hit 4-16 against Laois
There were five O’Byrne cup games down for decision today.
# Laois
Seven-point win for O'Connor's Kildare while Wexford taste defeat again with Galvin
The O’Byrne Cup action continued today.
# Round-Up
Longford edge out O'Connor's Kildare as Wexford suffer defeat under Galvin
There were four O’Byrne Cup games down for decision today.
# deadly duo
Blow for Mike Quirke's Laois as key Kingston brothers opt out for 2020
The Kerryman is without Donie and Paul Kingston ahead of his first outing in charge.
# Homeward Bound
Big boost for Laois club as O'Loughlin ends eight-year spell with St Brigid's
The experienced midfielder is set to return to Rosenallis, the club he started out with as a juvenile.
# leinster wrap-up
St Rynagh’s mount marvellous comeback in Offaly final as Ballyhale march on in Kilkenny
In Carlow, meanwhile, there was a hugely dramatic finish between St Mullins and three-in-a-row-chasing Mount Leinster Rangers.
# Ladies Football
New faces at the helm in Armagh, Laois and Leitrim ahead of 2020 season
The Orchard county become the latest to appoint new management, while former underage prodigy Donie Brennan takes over in Laois.
Kerry ratify new U20 boss John Sugrue
Sugrue takes over the role from Jack O’Connor, who moves to become Kildare manager.
# Property
Commuter belt counties see rise in house sales
The property market has slowed down slightly in Dublin, according to a new study.
# Backroom
Laois confirm Mike Quirke and Derek McGrath to be put forward for ratification
The Kerryman is set to take on a new challenge ahead of the 2020 season.
Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located
Leanne Cawley was found “safe and well” today.
# Laois
Man to appear in court after being caught with weapon at Electric Picnic
The man was arrested at a car park at the festival over the weekend.
# Homelessness
Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands
The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.
# Feeling Conflicted
Laois closing in on top-tier teams and the dilemma of facing Kilkenny in 2020
Eddie Brennan will have to take on his home county in the Leinster SHC next year.
# star men
Do you agree with the man-of-the-match winners from this weekend's GAA action?
Stars from Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Donegal, Tyrone and Laois were honoured.
Tipperary v Laois, All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-final
Tipperary advanced to meet Wexford at the semi-final stage.
Laois v Dublin, Westmeath v Cork - All-Ireland SHC preliminary quarter-finals
Places in the All-Ireland quarter-finals were up for grabs this afternoon.
# The Starters
Star defender O'Donnell misses out in one of two Dublin changes for Laois clash
The sides face off in tomorrow’s All-Ireland SHC preliminary quarter-final in Portlaoise.
# Underdogs
Eddie Brennan names Laois side for preliminary quarter-final clash with Dublin
The Kilkenny legend makes a single change from the side that won the McDonagh Cup last weekend.
# Ready to go
Agony of missing huge Galway win and expecting a 'hostile crowd' against newcomers Laois
Dublin star forward David Treacy is hoping to play a part in their All-Ireland preliminary quarter-final after recovering from injury.
# Sidelined
Walsh out for Cork after undergoing surgery on finger injury
No time frame has been given for the 2010 All-Ireland football winner’s return.
# Champions
Laois produce stunning second half display to capture Joe McDonagh Cup
Mark Kavanagh scored 12 points during today’s final at Croke Park.