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…
Laois was represented at a major international conference held recently in Clifden to mark the centenary of the first non-stop transatlantic airplane flight by Alcock and Brown in June 1919.
The Laois hurler was picked to be part of the Sunday Game panel after the All-Ireland hurling final on Sunday night
Dunamase College and Laois Hockey have announced an agreement that will see the introduction and coaching of Hockey teams at the school and plans to develop a full-size Astroturf hockey pitch
Clonaslee St Manman’s
The Clonaslee St Manman’s hurlers claimed the first championship trophy of the year
BAD WEEK FOR…
Hospital waiting times
435 patients over 75 years old have been forced to wait over 24 hours in Portlaoise and Tullamore Hospitals during first six months of 2019.