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Cllr Paschal McEvoy has called for the speed van in Stradbally to go

No new roundabout for Stradbally amid calls for speed van to go

There will be no new roundabout built in Stradbally, Transport Infrastructure Ireland has indicated. The government body was requested to construct one on the N80...

Rathdowney to get new road markings as extra lighting sought

Road marking at Dunnes Stores in Rathdowney are to be restored by Laois County Council, Cllr Brendan Phelan had a motion before the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal...
Cllr John Moran was at the centre of controversy this afternoon

Controversy as Cllr Moran elected municipal chair

There was controversy at this afternoon's Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District meeting following the election of Cllr John Moran as chairman for the next year. At the...

Tributes flow for former Councillor on return to chamber

Laois County Council chamber was packed on Thursday evening for a reception for the Cooper family from Coolrain, owners of the Irish Grand National-winning...
John Mulholland

Caution urged on planning changes despite end of ‘local need’

The council should hold to its current guidelines according to Laois County Council CEO John Mulholland, despite the ‘local need’ policy being abolished following...

Threats made to Laois council staff – ‘I know where you live’

Laois council staff have been threatened by members of the public who have told them that they know where they live and the registration...

New Portlaoise Library doubt as costs soar

The planned new Portlaoise Library could be in jeopardy as estimates for the build have now increased to over €5 million. Concerns were voiced at...
Graiguecullen Health Centre which has had its physiotherapy facilities removed

Appeal to HSE to reverse decision to end physio services in Graiguecullen

An appeal has been made for the HSE to reverse their decision to end physiotherapy services in Graiguecullen. Speaking at a recent meeting of the...

Homeless people in Laois being sent to live in Mullingar and Longford hostels

A local County Councillor has told how homeless people in Laois have been sent to live in hostels as far away as Mullingar and...
Cllr Aidan Mullins wants the Council to buy the old Avon site

Calls for Laois County Council to purchase old Avon factory

A local Councillor has called on the Laois County Council to enquire about the possibility of buying the site of the former Avon factory...
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