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Laois County Council sell four pieces of land worth €35,600 to members of the public

Laois County Council General

Laois County Council have agreed to sell four pieces of land to members of the public.

At a recent meeting of Laois County Council, Councillors were asked to consider the disposal of land in Wolfhill, Portlaoise and Graiguecullen – which they approved.

A site of 0.683 hectares at Fairmount in the townland of Doonane was sold to Mr George Brophy, Wolfhill, for €35,000.

This was proposed by Councillor John Joe Fennelly and seconded by Councillor Aisling Moran.

A freehold of 0.0169 hectares at 11 Marian Avenue in the townland of Clonminam to Mr Anthony Ryan, 11 Marian Avenue, Portlaoise was sold for €300.

This was proposed by Councillor Willie Aird and seconded by Councillor Caroline Dwane-Stanley.

€300 was also the price agreed for a freehold of 0.0152 hectares of land at 55 O’ Moore Place, Portlaoise in the townland of Maryborough, to Mr Andrii Antoniuk.

This was proposed by Councillor Caroline Dwane-Stanley and seconded by Councillor Thomasina Connell.

Finally, a freehold comprising of 0.0144 hectares of land at 32 Brotherton, Sleaty Road, Graiguecullen, was sold to Mr Timothy O’Donoghue for €1.

This was proposed by Councillor Ben Brennan and seconded by Councillor Aisling Moran.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.