The launch of 'Let Your Life Speak', a hardback book by Laois osteopath Darren Conroy celebrating 30 inspiring Laois people, took place in Mountmellick Arts Centre on Friday November 9.
Senator David Norris officially launched the book, with all proceeds of sales going towards Grow mental health services in Laois.
It includes interviews with sporting figures like Anne Keenan Buckley and Seamus Fitzpatrick, the Supervet Prof Noel Fitzpatrick, Psychologist Dr Eddie Murphy, Minister Charlie Flanagan, former junior Minister John Moloney, authors Arthur Broomfield and Tom Phelan, and journalist Claire Byrne.
It was printed by Mochua Print in Laois, and retails at €20 from All Books and Eason in Portlaoise, and O Horáin's, O'Gorman's and Gala in Mountmellick, as well as the Taylor Conroy Clinic in Kilminchy Portlaoise
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