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Election time, the Cuisle Centre and Kolbe – it’s our top stories of the week


Local and European elections

The local and European elections dominated much of the news stories this week, and you can find out all about them here.

Laois secondary school donates €1,120 to Cuisle Centre 

One Laois school has taken on the challenge of being the first ever secondary school in the country to take part in Hell and Back in Kilruddery House for a very worthy cause.

Design team wanted for Kolbe Special School

This is a very welcome development for the school

Laois to receive €151,070 funding across 12 clubs for sports capital projects

Sports clubs and organisations across Laois are set to receive €151,070 for 12 local projects

Mountmellick Post Office

‘I have nightmares about it,’ Mountmellick shop-owner expresses her dread surrounding Post Office move


Leinster quarter-final for Laois minor hurlers

The Laois minor hurlers have a Leinster championship quarter-final to look forward to after they proved much too strong for Westmeath in a one-sided affair

Leinster semi-final for Laois minor footballers

The Laois minor footballers have qualified for the Leinster semi final for the second successive year following a hard-fought two point win over Longford


LaoisToday GAA podcast

LISTEN: Our GAA Podcast returns as we look ahead to football championship opener

Remember the Game

This week’s Remember the Game looked at when O’Dempsey’s claimed U-16 football honours in 2009

Moment in Time

The Portlaoise CBS charity fashion show in 2008 was our Moment in Time for this week


Father Paddy

Coming up to the Junior Cert, Leaving Cert and college exams, Father Paddy took time to write about preparing for exams.