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Good Week, Bad Week: A new Cathaoirleach, sporting disappointment and disapproval from the general public

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As part of a running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’.

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.

GOOD WEEK FOR…

John King

John King was recently elected as the new Cathaoirleach for Laois and celebrated the new role in his hometown of Rathdowney on Monday night

Lorna Sixsmith 

The Crettyard author recently released her sixth book, Till the Cows Come Home

Park-Ratheniska GAA

The dual club won €5,000 and a style makeover from Littlewoods Ireland

Simpson’s Gala 

Ann Simpson and her Stradbally team celebrated the shop turning 20 years old in style 

BAD WEEK FOR…

Ben Brennan

The councillor came under fire for his recent comments on the Laois footballers’ performance on Sunday

Laois minor footballers

The Laois minor footballers’ hopes of reaching the Leinster championship semi finals suffered a severe blow as the lost out to Kildare this week

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