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Good Week, Bad Week: New businesses, Olympians and anger at party politics

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Good Week, Bad Week is our newest LaoisToday segment, where we look at who has had good weeks and bad weeks, around the county.

To see who has had a good or bad week, we look at different news stories happening in Laois and involving Laois people. Most importantly, it’s all a bit of fun.

We bring you Good Week/Bad Week.

GOOD WEEK FOR…

Kieran Lillis

Not only is he playing in a Leinster final this Sunday, but the Portlaoise man is opening a new bar and resturant in his home town just in time for the weekend

Laois Special Olympians

There were All-Ireland titles galore for Laois athletes at the Special Olympics Ireland Games

Philip Mulpeter

The Portarlington MMA fighter celebrated winning his Cage Warriors fight on Saturday

Gary Dunne

The Laois man teamed up with Ed Sheeran and Dermot O’Leary to raise huge funds for the London Irish Centre

BAD WEEK FOR…

Portarlington

The town has been described as, “an organised crime hub” in a recent report

Councillor Aidan Mullins and cllr Ben Brennan

The two voiced their disapproval that Fine Gael man cllr John Moran would be elected as chairman of the Portarlington/Graiguecullen Municipal District again.

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