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

We take a look back at the top ten most viewed stories over the past seven days.

  1. LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the Senior and Senior ‘A’ hurling quarter finals.

Many people checked in to see the updates in the hurling as we inch closer to county final weekend.

2. In Pictures: Meet the Laois baby with the extraordinary association with the number 19.

Stradbally baby Jack Shirley was born on September 19 to happy parents Rhona Delaney and Jack Shirley.

3. Noel Coss first and foremost a family man of devout faith.

Noel’s large amount of friends and family gathered in St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick to mourn his death.

4. Laois club stripped of championship title but win appeal on player bans.

Controversy over illegal players playing in the Junior C hurling resulted in the title being deemed null and void.

5. Residents in Portlaoise estate living in ‘fear in their own homes’.

Residents in O’Moore Place are living in fear in their own homes and are being terrorised by a small number of criminals.

6. Musicians sing the praises of popular Portlaoise drummer following sad passing.

Hundreds gathered at Alan ‘Tom’ Ryan’s funeral to remember the kind and genuine person that he was.

7. Two Laois hurlers receive All Star nominations

Rathdowney-Errill’s Jack Kelly and Abbeyleix’s Enda Rowland are the pride of the county as the PWC All Star hurling nominees have been revealed.

8. Hello Laois! Five ways we can make much more of the Electric Picnic.

We take a look at what other counties are doing absolutely right in order to make the most out of their festivals and events.

9. Well-known Laois business set to appear on popular RTÉ TV show.

Some Laois natives will be hitting our screens alongside Dermot Bannon this Sunday.

10. Goals key as Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe claim historic first hurling title.

Celebrations were mighty after PRT came out with enough scores to defeat The Harps and claim this years Junior A hurling title.

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