Good Week, Bad Week: Selling a farm, sporting glory and the Slieve Bloom Mountains

first_img Twitter As part of a 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…Joseph CooganIt was a successful week for Castlecomer auctioneer Joseph Coogan  as Laois farm sells for almost €600,000. Rugby Pinterest Five Laois monuments to receive almost €200,000 in government funding Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squad TAGSGood Week Facebook Community WhatsApp Emma Lawlor Good news for Laois Ladies footballer Emma Lalor as she is the Laois Ladies footballer nominated for WGPA Player of the Month.Laois U-16 Ladies Beating Limerick in stunning performance this week, Laois U-16 ladies footballers book All Ireland final place.Camross HurlersCongratulations are in order as Camross crowned Division 1 hurling league champions. Whelehan’s Newsagent, PortarlingtonOne Laois shop has the second cheapest 99s in Ireland, and it’s Whelehan’s Newsagent in Portarlington!BAD WEEK FOR…Paddling Pool Aficionado’sPool parties and plants took a hit this week as  Laois set to be hit with hosepipe ban as drought continuesThe Slieve Bloom Mountains Emergency services on the scene tackling huge fire in the Slieve Blooms after a report was made Wednesday afternoon between Kinnity and Cadamstown.SEE ALSO – UPDATED: Road closures now in place as people urged not to travel to view Slieve Bloom fire Home We Are Laois Good Week, Bad Week: Selling a farm, sporting glory and the Slieve… We Are Laoiscenter_img Facebook By Sarah Cullen – 7th July 2018 Previous articleLIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as the Laois minors go to try reach a Leinster finalNext articleLaois suffer heavy Meath defeat to end Leinster minor campaign Sarah Cullenhttp://www.laoistoday.ieSarah Cullen is a Journalism and New Media graduate from the University of Limerick. A Portlaoise native, she is happiest when tweeting and talking about dogs. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Good Week, Bad Week: Selling a farm, sporting glory and the Slieve Bloom Mountains Community Charlie Flanagan on Electric Picnic: ‘I’d ask organisers to consult with community leaders’last_img read more