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Social housing, All Ireland finals and election nominees – it’s our Top Stories of the week


Syrian families due to be housed in Laois this year

Over one hundred Syrian refugees will be accommodated in Laois later this year.

Almost €3 million in funding allocated for social housing Laois village

€2,932,954 of funding to Laois County Council for the provision of fourteen new social homes at St. Kieran’s Park, Errill, Co. Laois has been approved.

New local election nominees

More local election nominees were announced this week; Pakistani native and community volunteer Naeem Iqbal, Camross man Ger Hogan, and two Labour candidates.

‘Convicted Paedophile’ set on fire in Midlands Prison Portlaoise attack

A convicted paedophile was the victim of a vicious attack in the Midlands Prison Portlaoise

Almost 60 sheep attacked in Laois area by dogs

Three sheep have been killed by dogs ‘not kept under proper control and rambling’


Scoil Chriost Ri Through to All Ireland Basketball Final

Scoil Chriost Ri are through to their first ever Senior A Basketball Final having come through the Quarter and Semi-Final on Wednesday February 27 in the National Arena.

Portlaoise Hockey continue winning ways over Wicklow

Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club earned a well-deserved win against Wicklow First in Leinster League Division 9 last weekend.

In Pictures: St Paul’s ladies footballers lead the way in the style stakes at their presentation night

Not a club to do things by halves, the women of St Paul’s held an end of year party for their juveniles in December and followed this with a glamourous presentation night last weekend.

Some big clashes in store as draws made for Laois hurling championships

Defending Laois SHC champions Camross will meet Borris-Kilcotton, Abbeyleix and Clough-Ballacolla after the draws were made for this year’s championship in the Laois Shopping Centre.


Moment in Time

For this week’s Moment in Time, we took a visit to Paddock NS back in 2001


Fr Paddy: Where is my brother?

In this week’s column, Fr Paddy spoke about the importance of looking after one another

SEE ALSO – Nine standout fixtures following the draws for the Laois GAA championships

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