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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...

‘Annoyance, disappointment, indignation’ – Portlaoise man hits out at Public Realm Strategy

Well-known Portlaoise man John Dunne has hit out at the plans for the town as outlined at the Portlaoise Town Centre Public Realm Strategy...
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...

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...
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...
Labour cllr Noel Tuohy backs use of cannabis for medicinal purposes Picture: Alf Harvey/

Council backs legalisation of cannabis

Laois County Council has backed a motion in support of medicinal cannabis, to help people suffering from medical conditions. Cllr Noel Tuohy, who brought the...
Dumping in Laois has become an epidemic one Cllr has 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...
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...
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...

‘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...
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