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04 Dec 2021

Leinster Express quotes of the week

Anna Miczek , Tus Employee  , pictured with Minister for Social Protection- Joan Burton , T.D. during her visit to the N.C.B.I. Shop in Portarlington on Wednesday .         Photo: Michael Scully.
Burton’s bounce

Burton’s bounce

“I often liken it (Social Welfare) to a trampoline, if you fall it is a good cushion, but it should lift us back to employment.”

Minister Joan Burton speaking to the Leinster Express during her visit to Laois.

Junk Kouture

“The girls have worked so hard and its a fantastic achievement to have made it to the finals.”

Scoil Chríost Rí Art teacher Jayne Louise Kelly on her students fashion competition entry.

CASTLE CONCERNS

“There are huge problems with that piece of apparatus and the severity of the anti-social behaviour. I’d urge caution to childminders to ensure you’re happy with the castle before letting children use it.”

Cllr Willie Aird, talking about the castle in the playground at Portlaoise Leisure Centre.

LOFFA

“We hold monthly meetings and coffee mornings, and we have a monthly play date for the younger children with autism, and monthly bowling for the older ones.”

Mary Dunne, secretary of LOFFA on their regular events and the supports for LOFFA members.

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