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Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

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Members of the Laois Republic of Ireland Supporters club who have landed in Copenhagen
Members of the Laois Republic of Ireland Supporters club who have landed in Copenhagen
NEWS

Shot fired a gardaí

A shot was fired at gardaí on the Laois border on Monday night

A warning for gangs

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan fired a warning shot at gangs who target Laois

Job vacancies 

New reports show a dramatic rise in the number of job vacancies in Laois

Medal from Pope Francis

A Stradbally man received a medal from Pope Francis for services to the Church this week

Kyrle Delaney with Fr Seán Kelly and Fr Seán Maher after being presented with his medal from Pope Francis
Kyrle Delaney with Fr Seán Kelly and Fr Seán Maher after being presented with his medal from Pope Francis

 

SPORT

Massive blow for Laois football

There was a massive blow for Laois footballers as it was revealed Donie Kingston opted out to rejoin the panel for this year

Donie Kingston in action for Laois against Clare in the All Ireland SFC Qualifier this year

Hardiest men 

After picking our hardiest footballers, we picked 18 of the hardiest men to have played hurling in Laois in the last 20 years 

The hardiest hurlers in Laois list is here
The hardiest hurlers in Laois list is here

Ireland v Denmark

Die hard Laois soccer fans went to Copenhagen in search for tickets to the Ireland v Denmark match

WE ARE LAOIS

LaoisToday launch night

LaoisToday annual 

The LaoisToday annual is now on sale, and just in time for a perfect Christmas stocking-filler

The wraparound cover of the 2017 LaoisToday Annual which is on sale in shops around the county
COLUMNISTS 

Portlaoise hospital 

Father Paddy wrote about the essential service of Portlaoise hospital

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