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Good Week, Bad Week: Laois FAI signings, money for Special Baby Unit and worst case of dumping in Laois

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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…

Aileesh Carew

The Laois woman received an Irish Tourism Industry Award for EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Finline Furniture 

The Emo-based business celebrated 40 years in business this month

The Special Care Baby Unit in Portlaoise Hospital

A table quiz and a sponsored run raised €3,505 for the Special Care Baby Unit in Portlaoise Hospital

Joseph Walshe 

The 21 year old goalkeeper from The Heath signed for Wexford Youths at the start of the week

BAD WEEK FOR…

Car dealers in Laois 

Car sales in Laois for January registered at 460, down from 544 in 2018, a drop of over 15 percent from the previous year.

The Laois environment 

One of the worst ever illegal dumping cases in the county was highlighted at the monthly council meeting with the Chief Executive

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