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Substations, high-profile retirements and the All-Ireland Feile – it’s our top stories of the week


Laois group against controversial power project issue statement after national exposé

A Laois anti-substation group have issued a statement after RTÉ Investigates exposé surrounding oil leaks

Long-serving Laois school principal reflects on his 40-year teaching career

Holy Family NS principal Mr Des Sutton reflects on 40 years in education

‘Awful eyesore’ site in Laois town to be converted into new apartments

The derelict former AIB building is set to be rejuvenated and converted into seven apartments in Portarlington

Thirty-one extra Special Needs Assistants for Laois schools 

There will be 31 extra Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) for Laois schools this coming September


Women in Sport

WATCH – Irish Paralympian Nicole Turner on her dreams for Toyko 2020

All-Ireland Hurling and Camogie Feile

This year five Laois teams – three in hurling and two in camogie – went to Cork for the Feile na nGael

Laois athletes scoop huge medal haul at All-Ireland School’s Track & Field finals

There was plenty of Laois success in Tullamore at the All-Ireland School’s Track & Field Finals


Remember the Game

We looked back to the Laois minor ladies contesting the 2008 Leinster final against titans Dublin

Moment in Time

There are some great photos from the Abbeyleix Further Education Fashion Show 2005


Fr Paddy: Turning Green is being Christian

Father Paddy spoke about turning green and being environmentally friendly

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