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Portlaoise Town Centre is set to undergo a revamp

Laois people invited to meeting to discuss Portlaoise redevelopment

The people of Laois and Portlaoise are being invited to a meeting to help shape the revamp of Portlaoise town centre. The meeting is the...
The Clodaigh River is at risk of contamination from raw sewage, a councillor has warned

Fears that river in Clonaslee will become polluted with raw sewage

There is a strong chance that the river in Clonaslee will become polluted with human waste if action is not taken, a county Councillor...
Signposts in Laois are under threat says county councillor

Rural Laois under siege from ‘signage theft epidemic’

Parts of Laois are suffering from a 'signage theft epidemic', a Laois County Councillor has claimed. Cllr James Kelly made the revelation following a discussion...
Portlaoise Train Station

Council should buy land to solve railway parking problems

Railway parking problems for commuters could be solved if Laois County Council bought land near Portlaoise Railway Station. Today’s meeting of Portlaoise Municipal Authority heard...
Sinn Féin Cllr Caroline Dwane Stanley has a new role

Sinn Féin councillor elected chairperson of LOETB

Councillor Caroline Dwane Stanley has been elected as the chairperson of the Laois/Offaly Education and Training Board. Cllr. Dwane Stanley was elected Chairperson at this month’s...
The Laois Labour branch is planning for the next General Election

Laois Labour planning for next General Election

The Laois branch of the Labour Party are planning for the prospect of having to contest a General Election in the near future. Following a...
John Mulholland

Laois County Council forced to appoint private contractors to tackle litter

The ‘war is lost’ on dumping in Laois, with Laois County Council having to appoint private contractors to tackle litter blackspots. At today’s council meeting...

€60 million to tackle Laois housing crisis

The local authority could do with over €60 million to tackle its housing waiting list, according to its CEO. The monthly meeting of Laois County...

Caravans causing a serious issue in Portarlington

Illegal parking in Portarlington was labelled an “absolute disgrace” at the Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal Authority meeting this week. Cllr Tom Mulhall said illegal parking and temporary...

‘Nobody who lives in Laois should have to travel to work’

A business networking event held in Portlaoise on Friday morning heard how there is a need for a “skills audit” in the county. Seamus Delaney,...
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