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Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

There was one news story dominating headlines this week – and you only need look out your window to see what it is.

But there was other news happening behind the snow caps – including one Laois student earning a very prestigious achievement. Here are our picks for the Top Stories of the Week.


Snow news for Schools 

Schools in Laois may not be able to reopen on Monday

Laois’s Alps 

WATCH: These Laois men took a skiing trip in the Cullenagh mountains

MORE snow warnings 

There are warnings of further snow in Laois

Brains to burn 

A Laois Leaving Cert student has had a research paper published in a medical journal


Laois boxer failed drugs test

A Laois boxer has been banned for 4 years following a failed drugs test

Laois football fixtures dilemma

Laois footballers face fixture dilemma following Antrim postponement

Leinster soccer semi final 

Portlaoise CBS are gearing up for Leinster soccer semi final


Laois 4 Sam

Two Laois supporters have gone viral after leaving a special message in the O’Moore Park snow

Talking Music

The Electrix talk adrenaline, drummers and Electric Picnic

The Laois jersey throughout the years

Laois jersey through the years: 1985-1990 – iconic for its simplicity


State of play for Laois hurling

Jack Nolan gave his invaluable two cents on current affairs in Laois hurling

Father Paddy 

Father Paddy spoke about Lent being a time to let go 

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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.