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The houses are planned for Killeen

Council considering building 55 new houses in Stradbally

Laois County Council are currently considering the construction of approximately 55 houses on lands in Stradbally. The news, which was revealed at a recent meeting of...

‘Housing response has to match the scale of the crisis’ says Laois TD

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that the response to date by both local and National Government to the growing housing crisis has...
Sat Nav error causing motorists to take 7km detour

Sat Nav error causing Laois motorists to take 7km unnecessary detour

A Sat Nav error is causing motorists in Laois to take an unnecessary detour, a Municipal District meeting has heard. Cllr James Kelly has requested...
Dumping in Laois has become an epidemic one Cllr has claimed

The dumping epidemic in Laois ‘is a disgrace’

A County Councillor has told a Municipal district meting that there is a dumping epidemic in Laois and he labelled it a 'disgrace'. Brendan Phelan...
Calls for the bottle bank to be re-erected in Stradbally

Calls for suitable site for bottle bank in Stradbally

County Councillors have called for a suitable site in Stradbally to be made available to erect a new bottle bank. The previous bottle bank was...

Smell at well-known Portlaoise street is ‘unacceptable’ – Cllr Lodge

Business owners in Bull Lane in Portlaoise have to endure an ongoing smell from the drains there. Cllr Jerry Lodge had a notice of motion...
Professor Terry Stevens, tourism expert, will be in Laois next week

Global tourism expert coming to Laois next week

One of the most recognised figures in global tourism will conduct a tourism workshop in Portlaoise next week. Prof Terry Stevens has worked in 65...
One Cllr says the Council's Housing Department is in crisis

Council’s Housing Department has more than 1,000 repairs outstanding

The Laois County Council's Housing Department has more than 1,000 repairs on homes waiting to be carried out, a meeting has heard. Head of Housing...
Portarlington Tidy Towns have made the decision

Portarlington Tidy Towns not entering national competition

The Portarlington Tidy Towns committee will not enter the national competition this year because they feel they are not receiving enough support from Laois...
On the spot fines for road side dwellers

Calls for on the spot fines to move temporary dwellers

A Laois County Councillor has called for on the spot fines to be issued to those who set up temporary dwellings. The comments, made by...
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