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The Week that Was: The top 10 stories of the past seven days

Micheal Quirke, Kerry. McGrath Cup Semi-Final, Kerry v Tipperary, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

We look back at our most viewed stories over the past seven days.

  1. New Laois senior football manager revealed.

After John Sugrue stepped down, it was revealed that Kerry’s Micheál Quirke would take his place.

2. People queuing for Electric Picnic tickets almost 24 hours before they go on sale

After a fantastic weekend was had in Stradbally, some people were not risking missing next year’s festival.

3. The hottest of them all – it’s our final selection in Laois’s Hottest Men!!

The wait is over and Laois’s hottest men have been revealed to the public.

4. In Pictures: Laois mam doing well following arrival of quadruplets

New mam Ciara is coping just fine despite giving birth to four beautiful children just a few weeks ago.

5. Sadness in sporting and business circles following death of Phil Duggan

Although Phil was originally from Wexford, there are many Laois people that were saddened to hear of his death.

6. Meet the Laois teenager all set to star in Virgin Media One’s new crime drama

Laois’s own Ryan Burke is set to hit our television screens come October.

7. LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the ladies football finals and senior hurling double header

Last Saturday was jam packed with quality games and Laois Today were there to bring you all the updates.

8. My pilgrimage to Lourdes was a life-changing experience

Paula travelled with Portlaoise Parish on a pilgrimage to the South of France and enjoyed every minute of it.

9. REVEALED: Managers and team names announced for Laois GAA Divisional Competition

North, South, East and West will all soon compete in the Divisional Competition.

10. Property Watch: Five houses around Abbeyleix currently for sale

Last week’s property watch featured homes located in the Heritage town of Abbeyleix


These were the top stories between Saturday, September 7 and Friday, September 13

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