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Good Week, Bad Week: Amazing Leaving Cert Results, Camross Comhaltas and a dash to the debs

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… 

TJ ‘The Power’ Doheny

Oustanding achievement as Portlaoise boxer Doheny becomes WORLD CHAMPION.

Camross Comhaltas 

It’s a great week for the branch as Camross Comhaltas gear up for All Ireland final.

Bernard O’Shea 

It was a great week for the Durrow native as reacts to coming ninth in Laois’s Hottest Men list

Laois Students 

It was a super week for students in Laois as Portlaoise College, Scoil Chríost Rí, Mountrath CS, Knockbeg College, Clonaslee College, Colaiste Iosgain, Mountmellick CS, to mention but a few.

Maeve Phelan 

It was an extraordinary week for the Portlaoise Panther as she rushed home from the European Championships. 

Portlaoise Intermediates 

It was a good week for the team as they got back on track with big intermediate win over St Joseph’s.

Businesses in Laois

Local Enterprise Office launch highly-regarded Owner-Manager Development programme once again, super news for businesses in Laois.

BAD WEEK FOR…

Mental Health Services 

Fleming shocked at refusal to extend NTPF to mental health services, meaning a bad week for those awaiting care.

Portlaoise AFC 

Portlaoise AFC struck by vandalism yet again as fire brigade attends ‘infuriating’ attacks, leaving the club devastated.

SEE ALSO – Mark Doheny: 18 things nobody tells you about the Leaving Cert and starting college

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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.