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Good Week, Bad Week: Famous actors in Ballyfin Demense, new sports grounds and prefabs

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.



A multi-use sport ground will be built in Graiguecullen to cater for the growing young population in the area.

Portlaoise Panthers

A quartet from the Portlaoise basketball club have been selected to represent Ireland in the World Masters basketball championships

Andy Ring and Seamus Clooney

The two Laois men met with famous actor and celebrity George Clooney when he and his wife Amal visited Ireland over Easter


Glenbarrow residents 

Bank holiday madness leaves Glenbarrow residents urgently calling for more parking spaces at the local amenity

Portlaoise pupils

The Department of Education has no idea how many children in Portlaoise are being taught in prefabs

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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.