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Fleming calls for ‘Rent Pressure Zone’ for Portlaoise town

Laois Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy to designate Portlaoise town as a Rent Pressure Zone...

Renua leader slams wind energy double standards for Laois

Renua Ireland leader John Leahy has expressed serious concerns about "apparent double standards" being applied to Laois people over the issue of wind energy. Cllr...

‘Lives being put at risk’ due to ambulance turn around times says Renua leader

Renua Ireland leader John Leahy has challenged the HSE to explain the dangerously low turn around rates for ambulances in Portlaoise and Tullamore. Leahy, who...
Olwyn O'Malley, Senator Grace O'Sullivan, Pat Malone, Pippa Hackett, Louise Heavin and Meabh Cody

Midland Green Party hold successful public event

The Midlands Greens hosted a very successful inaugural public event in the County Arms Hotel in Bill on Monday. Running alongside the Birr Vintage Week,...

Mountmellick remembers Martin McGuinness

The 1916-2016 Memorial in Mountmellick played host to a Peoples' tribute to the late Martin McGuinness on Saturday, July 15. Scottish bagpipe player John Geoghegan...

‘It is time for neglect of Laois to end’ argues Minister

Laois TD and Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, has held talks with the Tanáiste and Minister for Jobs and Enterprise, Ms Frances...

Cllr Aird thrilled to see Fianna Fail voting for him

Cllr Willie Aird was elected as the vice-chairman of Laois County Council last week and the Portlaoise-based Fine Gael representative joked that he "will...
The National Broadband plan has been delayed again

Broadband delay a further blow to rural areas, says Stanley

Laois TD Brian Stanley says that the delay in rolling out the National Broadband Plan means hundreds of thousands of people will wait years...

Deeply unpopular but constituency changes means Laois will be boring no more

Charlie Flanagan says it is "cackhanded", "inexplicable" and "wholly unsatisfactory". Sean Fleming says it is "most unfair" and "unjustified". Brian Stanley says they've "made...
Deputy Stanley says the new waste charges are another stealth tax

New waste charges are another stealth tax claims Sinn Fein TD

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has described the proposed waste charges regime as a new stealth tax which "will again hit low income workers and...
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