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Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week ranged from news about a new large business chain setting up in Portlaoise to one Laois school napping a coveted All-Ireland title.


New business coming to Portlaoise 

Burger King is now opening in Portlaoise

Prison escape

It has emerged that a prisoner who escaped from Portlaoise prison last weekend is still at large

Tragic death of Laois man 

Tributes poured in after the tragic death of St Joseph’s man Liam Kealy

Flood defences underway 

Urgent flood defence works are to begin in Mountmellick



All-Ireland winners

Scoil Chríost Rí stormed to U-16 All-Ireland basketball glory this week

Laois Soccer

A Laois soccer club has been awarded for promoting integration of refugees

Sports scholarships for Laois hurlers

A Rathdowney and Laois Hurling duo were presented with LIT sports scholarships


This is what I’m studying 

Rathdowney native Rebecca Treacy gave us the lowdown on life at IT Carlow


Portlaoise is a traffic nightmare

Bob Flavin wrote about all the serious traffic issues in Portlaoise

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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.