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Calls for signs warning drivers of pedestrians and cyclists to be erected

Calls have been made for signs on local roads to be erected to make drivers aware that pedestrians and cyclists are using them. Cllr Tom...

Disappointment at lack of funding for busy Heywood road

There was widespread disappointment at the lack of funding to upgrade the approach road to Heywood College from Ballypickas Cross at the recent Portlaoise...

Cllr has ‘pain in his ass’ over waste land in Stradbally

Cllr Paschal McEvoy says that he has a 'pain in my ass' over Transport Infrastructure Ireland's refusal to turn a waste land in Stradbally...
On the spot fines for road side dwellers

Calls for better warning signs at pedestrian crossings

Calls have been made for better warning signs at pedestrian crossings at the recent Portlaoise Municipal District meeting. Councillor Catherine Fitzgerald proposed the motion, saying...
It is snowing in parts of Laois this morning

Calls for more salt on local roads in freezing weather

Calls for more salt to be spread on local roads were raised at today's Portlaoise Municipal District meeting. The correspondence was brought up by councillor...

No serious problems with rented houses in Laois

A total of 126 inspections have been carried out on Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) accommodation in Laois. There are currently 288 tenants of the HAP...

Council budget increases to €64 million

The finance budget in Laois has swelled to €64 million, as an improving economy looks set to provide a greater income from commercial rates. In...

Action sought as raw sewage within 50 feet of Portarlington houses

Some residents in Portarlington are living within 50 feet of where raw sewage is overflowing onto the ground, leading to local councillor Aidan Mullins...

CCTV sought for Portarlington playground to deter ‘louts’

Following a number of recent incidents at Portarlington playground, a local councillor has called for CCTC cameras to be installed and public lighting to...
A kingfisher has been spotted at the lake in Portlaoise

Laois County Council to maintain lake in Portlaoise

Laois County Council have agreed that they will help look after a lake in Portlaoise. The maintenance of a lake in Glendowns was raised at...
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