As part of our now well-established 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…
Dr Sumi Dunne
The renowned Laois doctor was recently named as the new doctor on Operation Transformation
The Laois-based film company picked up three awards at the Underground cinema Short Film festival and their ‘Vegetable’ production has been selected as part of the Rome Prisma Film Awards this November
Mountrath CS hurling
Incredible Mountrath CS were crowned Leinster Junior ‘A1’ hurling champions this week
Laois women receiving UCD awards
Three Stradbally women were honoured for their exceptionally high Leaving Cert results from their exams back in June
Stradbally are producing all the brains this week! Oisin, a former Knockbeg College student, won the JP McManus Award for 2018.
The exceptional Portlaoise man is set to participate in an United Nations event aiming to sustain world peace
BAD WEEK FOR…
Those needing home support services
Over 578 of the most vulnerable people are waiting for home support services across Laois and Offaly
The farcical nature of the U-19 football championship creates plenty of food for thought