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Labour Youth Conference held in Portlaoise over the weekend

The Labour Youth National conference took place in the Midland Park Hotel in Portlaoise this weekend.  Local Area Rep Eoin Barry gave the welcoming address...
Good news for Portlaoise as 45 minutes free parking approved

Patrons in Portlaoise Town Centre to get 45 minutes free parking

There is good news for people who shop and work in Portlaoise this morning as they will get 45 minutes free parking in the...
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan says new legislation will help the elderly in Laois

Ministerial praise for Laois-Offaly gardai as crime rate drops

The Minister for Justice and Equality and Fine Gael TD for Laois-Offaly  Charlie Flanagan, has praised the Gardai in Laois-Offaly in the Dáil, in...
Deputy Brian Stanley

End discrimination of women in state pensions, argues Laois TD

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is demanding that the Government reverse the changes to the State Pension eligibility rules which discriminate against thousands of...
Laois Labour has hit out at Failte Ireland

Laois Labour hit out at ‘pitiful’ Failte Ireland funding

A member of the Laois Labour Party has hit out at what he called the 'pitiful' Failte Ireland funding the O'Moore County received from...

‘IVF supports should not be limited to those on medical cards’ says local TD

Kildare South TD Fiona O’Loughlin has welcomed the news that the government will provide funding assistance for families needing IVF from 2019.   With one...

A fiver a week is not a tax reform says Renua leader

Renua Ireland leader John Leahy has warned the Finance Minister and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that the people who get up to go to work...

‘It is sometimes forgotten by our urban elite that property tax is paid by...

RENUA Ireland leader John Leahy has called for immediate and total clarification by the government on its property tax proposals. Mr Leahy said, ‘‘Home-owners, particularly...
A boost for Community Text Alert groups

Boost in funding for Community Text Alert Groups

Laois TD and Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, has outlined details for additional financial support to Community Text Alert Groups in 2017...

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...
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