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

1 – Four Laois Gardai among 201 new recruits to the force

Emo brothers Shane and Nigel Murphy, Rachel Murphy and Shauna Redmond were conferred at the ceremony.

2 – Laois County Council release ‘Severe Weather’ warning ahead of overnight rainfall

Laois County Council had released a warning for flooding across the county ahead of expected rainfall.

3 – Laois man spins the wheel and wins €53,000 on RTE’s Winning Streak

Mountmellick native Brendan Lynch won a whopping €53,000 on Winning Streak as he got to spin the wheel!

4 – Two disqualified drivers and motorist reversing on M7 arrested in separate Laois incidents

Two drivers who were disqualified were detected driving by the Garda Mobility App.

5 – Laois man caught up in Coronavirus outbreak in South Korea

Timahoe native Conor Lennon is in the area of South Korea that has been dubbed ‘Little Wuhan’ as it is the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak in the country.

6 – Draws made for 2020 Laois football championships

The draws have been made for this year’s Laois football championships.

7 – WATCH: Young Laois boy writes poem for Aidan Fogarty of Dancing With The Stars

Ten year old Ben O’Doherty from Rathdowney has written a fantastic poem for former Kilkenny hurler Aidan ‘Taggy’ Fogarty.

8 – School bus seized by Gardaí in Laois for several major defects

Laois Offaly Garda Síochána posted to their facebook page about checkpoints carried out on school buses.

9 – In Pictures: Three Tenors impress in front of huge Laois crowd

The hugely popular Three Tenors performed a concert in St Fintan’s Church in Mountrath on Friday, February 21 in front of an audience of 700 people.

10 – Six Talking Points as Laois footballers beat Clare

The Laois footballers recorded a vital win over Clare in Round 4 of their Allianz Football League Division 2 campaign.

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Megan is currently studying English and New Media at the University of Limerick. A Raheen native, she's happiest when talking sport, especially soccer but just don't mention the 2019 champions league final