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Good Week Bad Week: Mountmellick jobs, local Pantos galore and no parade for Portlington

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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… 

Jobs in Mountmellick

German retailer Aldi are considering opening a new store and jobs in Mountmellick.

On their website Mountmellick is listed as a ‘priority area’ where they are ‘actively seeking sites’ for new stores.

Special Olympics in Laois

Laois athlete Keith Murphy and coaches Kenneth Kavanagh and Etta Hayes are ready to fly the flag for county and country in the upcoming Special Olympics Games.

Local Pantos 

Both Portlaoise Panto, Raheen Panto and Ballylinan each enjoyed huge success at each of their performances during the week.

BAD WEEK FOR…

Portarlington

It emerged this week that the Portarlington St Patrick’s Day parade has been cancelled for 2019.

Gaels teams

There’s bad news for Gaels teams as Croke Park have deemed all proposed Gaels teams in Laois for 2019 illegal

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