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Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS

Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise

Minister Simon Harris said he was uphappy with the Portlaoise hospital plan process when he met with Laois TDs this week.

The Portlaoise Hospital meeting could rumble on
The Portlaoise Hospital issue could rumble on

Mountrath assault and false imprisonment

Two men were arrested following the assault and false imprisonment of a man in Mountrath

Laois Young Entrepreneur ceremony 

See photos of all the winners from the Laois Young Entrepreneur ceremony

All of the candidates at the Laois Young Entrepreneur Awards
All of the candidates at the Laois Young Entrepreneur Awards

A long wait for learner drivers 

It was revealed that learner drivers can be left waiting up to 29 weeks for driving test in Portlaoise

Snow days 

With the recent snowfalls we Laois, we gathered entries of our best Snowmen and Snowwomen in Laois

Zoe Smyth has entered this into a our snowmen competition
Zoe Smyth has entered this into a our snowmen competition
SPORTS 

Who’s who on the new county board

Here’s a full list of who’s filling what roles on the new Laois GAA County Board

Peter ONeill is the new chairman of the Laois County Board
Peter ONeill is the new chairman of the Laois County Board

Basketball 

Coláiste Íosagáin took home the U-16 regional ‘A’ basketball trophy

Colaiste Iosagain who won the Basketball

Laois Cumann na mBunscol squads named

The Laois Cumann na mBunscol hurling and football squads were named.

Scoil Chríost Rí bow out in soccer

There was disappointment for Scoil Chríost Rí in the Leinster U-19 ‘A’ Schools Soccer Final.

The Scoil Chriost Rí team which were defeated yesterday
The Scoil Chriost Rí team which were defeated by Enniscorty
WE ARE LAOIS 

Christmas is Coming 

Julie Anne Miller spoke to famed restauranteur Imelda Tynan on what Christmas means to her

Shop Local 

We sat down and spoke to Laois Shopping Centre manager Kevin Doyle about an incredibly busy Christmas.

COLUMNISTS

Out with the old and in with the new

Bob Flavin gave us his insight into what he thinks the Renault Scenic can do in Ireland.

SEE ALSO – Permission sought to construct 22 new houses in Portarlington

The LaoisToday 2017 Annual is now on sale in bookshops and newsagents around the county – this is where you can buy it

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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.