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Good Week, Bad Week: Leinster champions, Laois scholars and uncontested championships

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.


Dr Sumi Dunne

The renowned Laois doctor was recently named as the new doctor on Operation Transformation

SwanDive productions 

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

Oisin Morrin

Stradbally are producing all the brains this week! Oisin, a former Knockbeg College student, won the JP McManus Award for 2018.

Ciarán Finlay

The exceptional Portlaoise man is set to participate in an United Nations event aiming to sustain world peace


Those needing home support services

Over 578 of the most vulnerable people are waiting for home support services across Laois and Offaly

U19 football

The farcical nature of the U-19 football championship creates plenty of food for thought

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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.