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Flu vaccines, missing glasses and the Kolbe centre – It’s our pick of these week’s Top Stories

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and we’ve picked out some of the top stories of the week for you to look back on.


More than half of hospital staff in Midlands and Naas don’t get the flu vaccine, shocking statistics.

Gardaí issue renewed appeal after attack at knifepoint against two people in Portlaoise, many are concerned.

London taxi driver launches appeal to reunite Laois couple with lost glasses, this truly bizzare story received great attention.

Mother of three Kolbe pupils speaks out about conditions – ‘It’s devastating sending your child into that every day’, a very sad story this week.

Laois man completes two marathons in seven days in memory of Mountmellick friend, fair play!

Table quiz to be held in aid of Portlaoise Hospital Special Care baby unit, many expressed interest.


Laois GAA community comes together to raise huge sum for Kolbe Special School, this is what it’s all about.

Laois footballers set to lose home league game following ‘breach of training camp rules’, readers were not happy.

Zach Tuohy on nerves supporting Portlaoise, never watching the 2009 Leinster final and much more, a great interview with a very famous player.

23 players who really impressed at the Laois Divisional Football Competition, a diverse and interesting list.


Property Watch: The five most expensive houses for sale in Laois, another brilliant piece for our Property Watch segment.


Laois band making a trip of a lifetime in the USA, they are doing so well.

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