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The interview of the year, Presidential Polls and You’re a Star – It’s our top stories

In Laois this week we had a busy week of news, sport and community stories.

Between an exciting technological advance for Midland’s Regional Hospital and four Laois school’s being examined for structural issues, it’s all in our top stories.

Check them out here.


Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise launches Medicines App for frontline staff, which is now available for all MRHP staff to download.

News broke this week that Four Laois schools to be ‘examined’ as structural issues emerge at Dublin school.

LaoisToday polls show swing towards controversial Presidential candidate, we were very surprised at these results.

Alzheimer Society of Ireland launch new Portlaoise resource centre, what we’re sure will be an invaluable resource to the county.

Laois has highest rate of vacant council homes in Midlands, a very popular and frustrating story this week.

Job losses expected in Laois as Bord na Mona announced plans to cease peat operations, not good news for employees in Bord na Mona.


Camross suspension lifted as referee banned for county final incident, lifted by the Laois GAA Hearings Committee on Monday night.

The controversy continues as Ross King speaks about county final incident in national newspaper interview.

The announcement of The Laois GAA award winners for 2018 made for a top story this week.

Laois school reach Cumann na mBunscol final despite having no pitch, what an achievement!

Portlaoise AFC Women’s team finish season in style as League champions, a great season for these ladies.


Property Watch: Five properties currently on sale in Portlaoise, another interesting property piece this week.


You’re A Star Auditions rock the Dunamaise in 2004, another popular Moment in Time!

SEE ALSO – Ballyroan fundraiser this weekend for little Mary Claire