He described Sunday's performance against Westmeath as "horrendous".
Mike Quirke has stepped down from his role as Laois Senior Football Manager with immediate effect.
He made the announcement on the Laois GAA social media channels this afternoon - less than 24 hours after his team's heavy loss to Westmeath.
After the match Quirke described the performance in the Leinster Championship quarter-finals as "horrendous" and "pathetic".
In today's statement he thanked the county board and the players for their