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

Ross King was Rathdowney's saviour

From dangerous goals to ‘OsKaR’ nights, we take a look back at the top 10 most read stories from the past week.

  1. WATCH: The incredible Ross King injury time goal that sent Rathdowney-Errill into Laois SHC final

The King goal that not only dumped Camross out of this years hurling championship, but also stopped their bid for three in-a-row.

2. New TV crime drama starring Laois teenager set to begin tonight

17-year-old Ballybrittas teenager Ryan Burke hit our screens on Monday night with new Virgin Media drama ‘Darklands’.

3. Appeal for information launched after popular Laois shop broken into

‘Parklane Interiors’, owned by Mary Slevin and Cathy Rogers, was the victim of a burglary several nights ago. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to come forward.

4. Moment in Time: First day at school in September 2004

Looking back at old photos will never get tiring it appears, as our ‘Moment in time’ this week was a big hit.

5. REVEALED – New Laois family set to take part in extremely popular TV Show

Come October 27, we’ll get to see another Laois family take on the challenge that is Ireland’s Fittest Family in the bid for the €15,000 prize.

6. In Pictures: A full house, a huge fundraiser and Senator David Norris contribute to roaring success of Mountrath OsKaRs

The Tullamore Court Hotel was packed with citizens of Mountrath as ‘OsKaRs’ were dished out for a number of categories.

7. Scully hits 18 points as Borris-Kilcotton book final place

PJ Scully helped massively by scoring a massive 18 points in order to help his team secure their place in the county hurling final against Rathdowney-Errill

8. Laois footballers learn Leinster championship opponents for 2020

Fixtures for next years football championship were released during the week as it’s revealed Laois will play against the winners of Longford v Louth in their first match.

9. Sadness in Portlaoise and beyond at death of Kevin Culleton in Spain

Many are left in both shock and disbelief as the tragic news of Kevin Culleton’s death becomes known.

10. Strong Laois representation in first weekend of All Ireland League rugby season

Laois lads Liam Hyland, Luke Rigney and Keith Kavanagh all competed in the Energia All Ireland rugby league.

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