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

1 – BREAKING: Department of Health confirms Coronavirus is now in Laois

The Department of Health revealed that the Coronavirus was in Laois Thursday.

2 – WATCH: Laois supermarket goes viral for in store St Patrick’s Day Parade

SuperValu in Stradbally had their own in store parade on St Patrick’s Day.

3 – Laois horse owner pledges winnings from Wexford win to ‘Do It For Dan’

The owner of a horse that was victorious in Wexford on St Patrick’s Day has pledged a portion of his winnings to the ‘Do It For Dan’ campaign.

4- Laois testing facility in operation as battle against Coronavirus continues

A building belonging to the HSE in Emo is where you are likely to be sent for a test for the Coronavirus.

5 – 21 of the hardiest men to have played football in Laois in the last 20 years

Every club likes to have a hardy hoor and we’re fond of a list in LaoisToday. So in 2017 we decided to pick out 21 of the hardiest divils to play football in Laois over the past two decades or so.

6 – Emergency services on scene as car overturned in Laois

The incident happened on the Mountmellick Road in Portlaoise at around 3.20pm Thursday afternoon.

7 – Woman whose wedding was postponed launches fundraiser for ‘Do It for Dan’

A bride-to-be whose wedding was postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak has launched a fundraiser for little Dan Donoher.

8 – Isabel Dwyer: From La Rioja to Portlaoise – an unforgettable, terrifying and emotional scramble home

Portlaoise’s Isabel Dwyer found herself caught up in the second deadliest outbreak of the virus in Europe behind Italy.

9 – Dublin footballer Brogan regrets 2007 behaviour towards Laois in TG4 documentary

Dublin footballer Alan Brogan was the subject of a TG4 documentary Tuesday evening.

10 – Sadness at passing of Jimmy Rafter – a great Rathdowney-Errill and Laois gael

Rathdowney and Errill lost one of its most enthusiastic and well-loved Gaels on Saturday last, March 14, with the sudden passing of Jimmy Rafter.

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