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Good Week, Bad Week: Leinster glory, new schools and comeback kings

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.


Mountrath Community School

There was Leinster glory for Mountrath Community School who claimed it’s first ever rugby title this week

Mary-Claire Knowles 

Just four days since Mary-Claire Knowles received life-saving treatment, her father Anthony has said that there is already a ‘massive difference’ in the three year old

Comeback of dreams

Goals from Oisin Hooney, PJ Ward and Brian Whelan helped Laois minor footballers turn a seven point half time deficit into a one point win against Westmeath this week


St Patrick’s Boys national school – now known as Scoil Phádraig – celebrated their first official day at their new school on the Canal Road.


The beef sector 

This week Laois county councillors warned that the beef sector would go the road to extinction, unless there was some serious and meaningful intervention by government to help them.

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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.