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Good Week, Bad Week: Scholarships, Junk Kouture and All-Ireland finals

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.


Asma Zulfiqar

Fresh from the representing her school and country in the international science competition in Botswana, the Scoil Chriost Rí student competed in the Ceist All-Ireland Bake-Off

Mary Gorman-McAdams

The Rosenallis woman has been announced as the new director of the International Wine Centre

Scoil Chriost Rí

Seven-star Scoil Chriost Ri reached the All-Ireland senior ‘A’ final this week

Laois Junk Kouture contestants 

Scoil Chriost Rí’s ‘Truth Lies Within’ and the ‘Butterfly Effect’ team from Mountrath CS are through to the grand finale in the 3Arena on May 2

Christopher Carew

The former Mountrath CS student was been awarded an Ad Astra Academic Scholarship by University College Dublin.

John Dunne

The Laois man created a beautifully crafted and caringly produced historical hardback which speaks volumes about the Town, its heritage and inhabitants over the past 200 years.


Colm Parkinson 

Carlow football coach Steven Poacher launched a stunning attack on Laois pundit Colm Parkinson this week

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