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Mountrath Community School is looking for public lights to be put up

Relief as lighting issue at Mountrath CS to be resolved

Laois County Council have confirmed that the street lights at Mountrath Community School will be working within a couple of weeks. The May meeting of...
No money to fix the bridge in Camross or Mayo

No money available to repair damaged bridge in Camross

A crumbling bridge that was struck by a vehicle in Camross cannot be repaired because no funding is currently available. Part of the structure at...
Parts of Portarlington are destroyed with rubbish it has been claimed

Parts of Portarlington like ‘a third world country’

Parts of Portarlington have been described as being like 'a third world country' by a County Councillor. Sinn Féin Councillor Aidan Mullins made the claim...
Slieve Bloom Mountains

Calls for better signage to stop visitors getting lost in the Slieve Blooms

A call has been made for Laois County Council to improve the sign posts around the Slieve Bloom mountains because 'several people are getting...
Cathaoirleach of LCC Tom Mulhall pressed not to shake US President's hand Picture: Alf Harvey/

Cllr Mulhall asked not to shake President Trump’s hand

Laois County Council Cathaoirleach Cllr Tom Mullhall was asked not to shake President Donald Trump’s hand if he meets him on his visit to...
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...
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...

Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike trail could attract 25,000 visitors a year

Tourism bodies in Laois believe the €4 million Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Trail which has recently been granted planning permission could attract up to...
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...
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