Jobs boost for Laois, sterling service to the community and outrage on Twitter – it’s our top stories of the week

first_imgHome We Are Laois A Bit of Fun Jobs boost for Laois, sterling service to the community and outrage on… We Are LaoisA Bit of Fun Jobs boost for Laois, sterling service to the community and outrage on Twitter – it’s our top stories of the week RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By Siun Lennon – 14th April 2019 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Pinterest GAA Here are all of Wednesday’s Laois GAA results Facebook 2020 U-15 ‘B’ glory for Ballyroan-Abbey following six point win over Killeshincenter_img Twitter WhatsApp GAA GAA WhatsApp Fine Gael’s Vivienne Phelan, who is running in the Portarlington/Graiguecullen area, caused outrage when she said she was “fed up hearing about student nurses and their payment for placement.” She has since posted a retraction to her Tweet on the social media site.Long serving Laois fire fighter retires from serviceDermot Healion from Mountmellick has decided to hang up his helmet after a sterling period of service.Three new Autism classes for LaoisThe Department of Education & Skills have approved three new Special Autism (ASD) Primary classes/units within the county.Good news for Laois commuters regarding Dublin-Limerick bus serviceA replacement bus service will operate between the towns and villages of Borris-in-Ossory, Pike of Rushall, Castletown and Mountrath, taking over from JJ Kavanagh’s service, which stopped in those areas.SPORTScoil Chríost Rí are ready for World championships The Scoil Chríost Rí basketball side have jetted off to the ISF world championships in Crete.Before they flew over we profiled the team representing Ireland in the world basketball championships and spoke to Ciara and Amy Byrne about balancing their huge sporting demandsLaois secondary schools Track & Field championshipsBoys and girls from secondary schools all over Laois competed in the Laois secondary schools Track & Fields championships in St Abban’s this weekPortlaoise Ladies Hockey celebrate successful season with awards nightPortlaoise Ladies Hockey Club held their end of season social night and award-giving ceremony on Friday April 5.Women in Sport: Meet one of Laois’s greatest camogie playersThis week’s Women in Sport interview focuses on a name long synonymous with Laois camogie – Sarah-Anne FitzgeraldLaois GAA appoint new Games Development ManagerKerry native Mike Henchy will manage and oversee the operational delivery of coaching and games programmes in the countyLaois rugby player selected on Leinster team for USA tournamentOuthalf Conor Kelly has been selected for the Cara Cup which will see Leinster take on Munster ‘A’ and the New England Free JacksWE ARE LAOISMoment In TimeThis week’s Moment in Time focused on when President Mary McAleese visited an Abbeyleix school in 2008My Club & IFrom West Virginia to Abbeyleix in search of soccer gloryTweets of the WeekFuture predictions, a monkey and a fashion shoot – It’s our Tweets of the WeekTop stories of the weekHousehold incomes, wonder goals and Emmy nominations – it’s our top stories of the weekCOLUMNISTS Father PaddyFather Paddy’s column this week focused on the theme of the Parable of the Prodigal Son challenging us allSEE ALSO – Laois trio call for county’s support ahead of All-Ireland Student Enterprise final We’re back with another installment of our top stories of the week.Read on to find out more on a recent huge jobs announcement for Laois, a Twitter retraction by a local candidate and the team representing Ireland in the ISF world championships in Crete.NEWSJobs boost for Laois as multi-national company unveil massive plansA multi-national company has just unveiled plans to bring 75 jobs to Laois.Local Election candidate posts retraction after tweet on nurses causes uproar TAGSTop StoriesTop stories of the week Previous articleElection memories on the way as LaoisToday set to take trip down a political memory laneNext articleSt Conleth’s and Ballyfin ladies are on their way to the All-Ireland Feile Siun Lennonún 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. Kelly and Farrell lead the way as St Joseph’s claim 2020 U-15 glory last_img read more