Leinster

'These children deserved better' - mother and baby home survivor urges gardai to investigate

Derek Leinster was born in the Dublin institution in 1941 to an unwed mother, he suffered mentally and physically and at one point nearly died after …

Sociology

Club cricket results

<b>Holders Waringstown advanced to the Irish Senior Cup semi-finals thanks to a 221-run opening partnership between James Hall and Adam Dennison.</b><p>Hall was undefeated on 175, which included nine sixes and 14 boundaries, in a 133-run success over Pembroke.<p>The defending champions are the only Northern …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Weather forecast Ireland today: Met Eireann predicts temperatures in the 20s this weekend - but there's more rain on the way

Ireland will enjoy temperatures in the early 20s this weekend - but there's more rain on the way.<p>Last night saw the first substantial falling rain in …

Weather

Dundalk Golf Club into Leinster final of Barton Shield

Dundalk Golf Club has reached the Leinster final of the Barton Shield after great win over Elm Park this afternoon at Mount Wolseley.<p>They were 5up …

Golf

Stole roof tiles off derelict school

A Portlaoise man has been given a suspended jail sentence for stealing roof tiles off the derelict St Paul’s NS.<p>Martin Keogh (29), St Brigid’s Place, …

Corruption

It's actually raining some parts, but what's in store for the weekend?

Rainfall will clear eastwards. Source: Met Éireann<p>PARTS OF THE east of the country and into the midlands have been waking up to rain this morning …

Weather

Temperatures to top 30 degree again next week - forecaster predicts

Midlands meteorologist Cathal Nolan has said that next week's weather front is 'likely' to bring a return to the glorious heatwave conditions …

Weather

Laois Jobs Alert: Boland Cars is recruiting

A <b>Brand Manager</b> is required for Boland Car's.<p><b>The Role:</b><br>- Participate in the development and implementation of Volvo car planning and forecasting<br>- Plan, …

Customer Service

Exhibition opens celebrating 100 years since women got the right to vote

A new exhibition has opened today to mark 100 years since women got the right to vote.<p>It's called Votes for Women: Suffrage and Citizenship and is …

Right To Vote

New cafe being built in busy Portlaoise shopping area

Portlaoise is proving to be a prime location for investment having welcomed numerous new businesses in recent months.<p>Adding to the recent investment …

Costa Coffee

Lucky top prize lotto winning ticket sold in Laois town

Someone who bought a lotto ticket in a Laois town has woken up €250,000 richer this Thursday morning.<p>Last night's lotto jackpot was worth €5.5 …

Freedom of the Press

Another big haul of cannabis herb seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Another big consignment of cannabis herb has been seized in Portlaoise in a busy summer of attempted drugh smuggling through the post.<p>Today …

Cannabis

Mary Lou McDonald says criticisms of SF abstentionist policy at Westminster are 'red herring'

Sinn Féin Leader Mary Lou McDonald says Micheál Martin's criticisms of her party's abstentionist policy at Westminster are a "red herring."<p>Fianna …

Mary Lou McDonald

Dundalk FC drawn away to St Patrick's Athletic in Leinster Senior Cup semi-finals

Dundalk FC have been drawn to play St Patrick’s Athletic in the Leinster Senior Cup semi-finals.<p>The game will take place at Richmond Park with a date …

Dundalk

Greenore's Matthew Giles selected to represent Leinster and Ireland

Greenore Golf Club’s Matthew Giles has been selected to represent Leinster in the upcoming Boys Interprovincial Championships at Slieve Russell Golf …

Dundalk

Super 8s LIVE: Ulster and Leinster champions meet as Dublin take on Donegal in Croke Park

Ireland

Jackman adds Leinster underage kicking coach to Dragons backroom team

Kingsley has been working with the Dragons squad in recent weeks.<p>Image: Dragons<p>Kingsley has been working with the Dragons squad in recent …

Leinster

Episode 29: John Mulhall joins us to review the Leinster and Munster Finals

Munster

Leinster's revamped pre-season approach built around 'working holiday'

‘In three weeks it’s hard for them to do a lot of damage or de-train,’ says the province’s head of athletic performance Charlie Higgins.

Leinster Rugby

Do you agree with man-of-the-match winner from yesterday's Leinster final?

ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONS Galway successfully defended their Leinster SHC crown against Kilkenny after a replay in Thurles yesterday, as they ran out …

Ireland

Kilkenny v Galway - Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final Replay

8 July 2018; President Michael D Higgins congratulates Galway captain David Burke as he arrives for the presentation of the Bob O'Keeffe Cup after …

Hurling

'It's unforgivable' - Tipp legend Babs Keating hits out at Galway star for wearing two gloves in Leinster final

The Tribeseman were held 0-18 to 0-18 by Kilkenny in Croke Park last Sunday, relinquishing a late three-point lead to set up a replay in Thurles this …

Hurling

MATCH TRACKER LEINSTER SHC FINAL REPLAY - GALWAY V KILKENNY

Welcome to our Sunday Sport MATCH TRACKER of the Leinster Senior Hurling Final replay. Galway & Kilkenny drew 0-18 apiece in the first game at Croke …

Hurling

Galway Wins Leinster Senior Hurling Title - Commentary and Reaction

Galway are the Leinster Senior Hurling Champions for the second year in a row following a 1-28 to 3-15 win over Kilkenny in the replay in Semple …

Hurling

Leinster final replay: Cats aim to build on good record against Galway

Poulanassy Waterfall near Mullinavat is a glorious place to be in Kilkenny on a hot day, with its rope swing and many ledges from which to jump<p>Alicia …

Ireland

Leinster rugby star Sean O'Brien confirms relationship with Mayo star Sarah Rowe

Leinster rugby star Sean O'Brien has officially confirmed his romance to Mayo GAA and Ireland soccer star Sarah Rowe.<p>The Carlow man jetted off to …

Leinster Rugby

JJ Delaney backs Kilkenny to claim Leinster title

Galway and Kilkenny meet in Thurles on Sunday afternoon for the second time in the space of a week, after they finished 0-18 apiece in Croke Park …

Hurling

Semple prepares to host Leinster final replay

<b>Tomorrow will be an extra special day at Semple Stadium.</b><p>While staff there are constantly working to ensure the grounds are at their best on match day …

Hurling

Wexford v Westmeath, Preview, Team News and Betting Advice

Wexford and Westmeath will battle it out on Saturday evening in Cusack Park Mullingar with a 7pm throw in. The game is not on television but you can …

Hurling

Ruthless Limerick fire five goals as they power into All-Ireland SHC quarter-final

Image: Ken Sutton/INPHO<p>Image: Ken Sutton/INPHO<p>Limerick 5-22<p>Carlow 0-13<p><i>By Ciarán Gallagher at Netwatch Cullen Park</i><p>LIMERICK ARE THROUGH to the …

Limerick