Leinster Express Quotes of the Week

Anna May and Anna Marie McHugh at the official Media Launch of The 82nd National Ploughing Championships on the site in Ratheniska, Co Laois, 4 September 2013. Picture: Alf Harvey/hrphoto.ie no reproduction fee, supplied from NPA.
Say yes to life

Say yes to life

“We are going through a national adolescence. Ireland needs to stop and have its crisis. We are tremendous at taking a sidestep emotionally, we are ‘lethally nice’.”

Christy Kenneally, speaking at

Laois Connects

WILLIE’s phone is on fire

“My phone is on fire. I am inundated with calls from people in Abbeyleix and Ballinakill.”

Cllr Willie Aird

Business depression

“We have talked the recession into an economic and mental depression. We are being bombarded with negativity and as a result we have become negative people, but the power of positivity is just as strong.”

Tommy Murphy,

speaking at

Laois Connects

Local newspaper Reporters

“To a far greater extent than national or even regional newspapers as the reporters who staff them have their “ears to the ground” and understand what is important to local people.”

Anna May McHugh

MD National Ploughing Assoc