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

1 – Laois priest launches blistering attack against planned RIC event

Fr Paddy has his say on plans to stage an event commemorating the RIC.

2 – 20 Laois people to watch out for in 2020

We named all those you need to watch out for this year from Make-up artists to influencers and more.

3 – Kind-hearted Laois mam gifts over €300k Lotto win to daughter to build her future

A lovely gesture.

4 – New Laois hurling team for 2020 as neighbouring clubs vote to amalgamate fully

To go ahead it needed 66% majority in both clubs.

5 – Department of Justice says video of asylum seekers in cramped conditions in Laois ‘appears to be staged

A video, purporting to be from inside the East End Hotel in Portarlington, surfaced online on Friday evening.

6 – WATCH: Question about Laois comes up on popular quiz show

What are the odds??

7 – Well-known Laois man wins big at Dublin poker tournament

Well done John!

8 – Huge boost for Laois footballers as Portlaoise quartet return to the fold

Portlaoise quartet Graham Brody, Cahir Healy, Kieran Lillis and Benny Carroll were back in training this week.

9 – €2,050,560 secured for ‘The Cube’ In Portlaoise

Portlaoise Town has been designated as Ireland’s first ‘Low Carbon Town’.

10 – BREAKING: Laois Camogie pull out of 2020 competitions due to ‘unavailability of players’

They are in talks with the Camogie Association to try resolve the issue.

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