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Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS

Gillian Treacy joins Road Safety Authority

Laois woman Gillian Treacy whose four-year-old son was killed in a crash with a drunk-driver was appointed to the board of the Road Safety Authority

HSE step back from Portlaoise Hospital

Minister for Health Simon Harris announced that he asked the HSE to step back from any further work on the controversial downgrade plan for the hospital in Portlaoise.

BT Young Scientist

Heywood CS and Laois primary schools dazzled at BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

The Eighth Amendment 

Minister Charlie Flanagan announced that he is in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

Miscarriage heartbreak

A Portlaoise mother spoke about the heartache of suffering 18 miscarriages over a decade

 

SPORT

Micko 

Laois people gave their reactions to the emotional Micko documentary

Laois knocked out of O’Byrne Cup 

Laois footballers were knocked out of the O’Byrne Cup by Westmeath on Saturday 

Leinster champions

St Fergal’s Rathdowney survived dense fog and 30 minute delay to be crowned North Leinster ‘C’ champions

St Fergal's Rathdowney were crowned North Leinster Champions this afternoon
St Fergal’s Rathdowney were crowned North Leinster Champions yesterday

Bright young soccer stars

The future looks bright for Rosenallis AFC as U-12 boys reach last 32 in Ireland

WE ARE LAOIS

Calling all singletons

RTÉ are looking for singletons for their Valentine’s Day Late Late Show

Recipe of the Week 

A comforting Fish Pie is this week’s recipe of the week

COLUMNISTS

Shopping local should not be just for Christmas

Our columnist Wired with Whelan spoke about the importance of shopping local all year round

SEE ALSO – Drivers urged to be patient as M7 roadworks lead to considerable frustration

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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.