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

1 – Stories, characters, yarns – Pat Critchley set to launch his new book ‘Bruno’

There was great excitement as Pat Critchley’s new book was announced.

2 – End of an era as O’Loughlins move on from popular Portlaoise hotel

After 25 years, the O’Loughlin’s handed over the keys.

3 – Cocaine is everywhere in Laois is stark Garda warning

That’s the stark warning from the region’s top Garda and it’s borne out in the latest crime statistics

4 – Laois club appoint All-Star winner as new football manager

Just a couple of weeks after the departure of Maurice Browne, Killeshin have swooped in quickly to replace him.

5 – Dessie Brennan – the only medal he wants is another senior title for Joseph’s

Dessie Brennan received a medal for bravery, but the only medal he wants is to see his beloved St Joseph’s win another senior title.

6 – 22 players who really impressed at the Laois Divisional Football Competition

As the Divisional competition came to a close, we looked at those who really made their mark.

7 – Footballer Bruno McCormack named as LaoisToday/Property Partners Buggy Sports Star of the Month for October

After picking up his 15th club football medal, we couldn’t help but honour Bruno.

8 – Laois Priest set to appear on popular RTE TV show 

Fr Sean Hyland is to make an appearance on Nationwide to talk about his extraordinary life and book ‘Whisperings of my Soul’.

9 – The Heritage unveil new €3 million refurbishment and rebranding in glittering gathering

There was new beginnings for The Heritage!

10 – Laois family launch fundraiser in bid to let their son Jamie walk

A Portlaoise family have set up a GoFundMe page for their little boy, Jamie who is in need of medical support.

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