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First Round of Championship, JamboRí and top 25 Instagrammers – it’s all in our Top Stories of the Week

Be it News, Sport or Property, we had it all this week on Laois Today.

From abandoned presidential aspirations, 4,000 scouts and all the young footballers to watch, here’s our top stories from this week.


Thousands of students may not be claiming tax relief on qualifying third level fees according to the Chair of the Oireachtas Committee for Education and Skills, Fiona O’Loughlin.

Row brewing in Fianna Fail as Madigan prepares to take seat left vacant by the late Jerry Lodge.

Great excitement in the town as Stradbally welcome 4,000 Scouts to JamboRí.

Former GAA president has ruled out challenging Micheal D meaning the Laois man O’Neill will not be next Irish President

Laois secondary school chosen to provide new Leaving Cert subject will be a great asset to the girl’s school.

Tributes poured in as Tragic Portlaoise teenager laid to rest.


Everyone was eager to read about the Eight young players to watch out for in the intermediate football championship.

Sixteen young players to watch out for in the senior football championship also had people talking.

Is this Laois man the oldest ever club championship debutant? people were asking after an O’Dempsey’s man pulled on a jersey for the first time at 44.

Meaney’s late late point sees Kilcruise down Stradbally in championship thriller set off the championship the right way.


The houses that sold in June in Laois – and for what price was an interesting read this week.

18-house Laois estate bought for €1.25 million in online auction, an interesting piece for the people of Borris-in-Ossory.


Moment in Time: Portlaoise juveniles give soccer star a great send off ahead of Celtic adventure was a lovely throwback for one Portlaoise footballer.

REVEALED: Laois’s Top 25 Instagrammers had everyone double tapping.

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