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Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week



Over 400 names have dropped off the Laois County Council housing list

€3.1 million announced for Mountmellick

Funding of €3.1 million was announced for Mountmellick flood defences

Local millionaire

A Laois man has sold his cyber security firm to Miami Dolphins owner in a $30m deal

Gerry Adams documentary backlash

The son of a murdered Portlaoise prison officer hit out at TV show on Gerry Adams


Laois man playing Irish rugby

A Laois man was named to start against Italy for Ireland U-20s

GAA glory for Laois men abroad

There was glory for Laois players in All Sydney GAA Championship

Some of the Laois contingent that were successful with the Sydney Shamrocks hurling team at the Sydney GAA finals at the weekend

Portlaoise AFC

Portlaoise secured a much needed win in the Leinster Senior League

Famous darts exhibition coming to Laois

A Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor Darts Exhibition is coming to Laois


Famous Laois artist 

This famous Laois nutella artist is back making art with even more food condiments

Remember the Game

In this week’s Remember the Game we looked back at Portlaoise’s Kavanagh crushing Newbridge’s hopes in the 2008 Towns Cup

What I’m studying 

The Stradbally girl training to be a primary school teacher in St Pat’s

Laois Abroad

This O’Dempseys man has gone from Killenard to Perth, via Paris and Utrecht


Jack Nolan 

Jack spoke about how refreshing it is to interview such honest managers like Kelly and Sugrue

Wired with Whelan 

Wired with Whelan reflected on the hurt and pain suicide causes

SEE ALSO – Laois Abroad: From Killenard to Perth via Paris and Utrecht