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Good Week, Bad Week: A new gym, fodder and the Ossory Show

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.


Gym fanatics

Gym fanatics rejoiced at news of Hugely successful Laois personal trainer to open new gym.

Laois Ladies

Ladies football put in a super week as Laois produce convincing win over Longford in first All-Ireland test.

Ossory Show

It was a great weekend in Rathdowney as Ossory Show another huge success. 

Laois Athletics 

Emo Rath’s Eoin bags another gold medal as Laois athletes excel, marking a lucky week for Laois athletics.

Irish Farmers 

Irish farmer’s were delighted by news of Government taking action against fodder shortage.

Kyle Hurlers
Kyle book semi-final spot thanks to big win over Rathdowney-Errill in round 2 of the Laois JHC ‘B’ on Monday.


Portlaoise Garda Station

Portlaoise Garda Station still awaiting refurbishment means more bad news for the 200 year old building.

Laois U-16

All Ireland dream dies as Mayo prove too strong for Laois girls in U-16 final making it a heartbreaking week for the team.

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Sarah Cullen is a Journalism and New Media graduate from the University of Limerick. A Portlaoise native, she is happiest when tweeting and talking about dogs.