Over the weekend in Laois

Over the weekend in Laois

Ballyfin through Ballyfin Demesne 6k Run
There was a stupendous turnout for this Ballyfin event. Well done to the Ballyfin AC club, all the organisers, supporters and participants.

Here’s the full list of the winners.
1st Tom Dunne (BallyroanAbbeyleix&District A.C) 20mins.38secs
2nd Aengus Burke (Portlaoise athletic club) 20.48
3rd Ciaran Dunne (Lucan Harriers AC) 21.41

1st Joanne Carroll (BallyroanAbbeyleix&District A.C) 24.31
2nd Sinead Rigney (Tullamore Harriers) 25.00
3rd Margaret Dooley (Birr Athletic Club Seniors) 26.21


1st PJ Daly The Heath 25.58

1st Kate Corcoran (Ballyfin AC) 30.08

Senator John Whelan on Portlaoise Hospital
This was Sen. Whelan’s interview with Shane Beatty on KFM where he nailed his colours to the mast. He said he would bring the government down if the hospital in Portlaoise was touched.

Portlaoise Camera Club members hit gold
The weekend saw many members of Portlaoise Camera Club take a range of top awards at IPF Photographer of the Year Regionals. Well done to all the winners and participants from all the camera clubs around Laois.