Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Brendan Phelan out for the count and fairly sore with Fianna Fáil

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Brendan Phelan from Rathdowney will long remember the 10th count in the Borris-in-Ossory electoral area...

ELECTED: Thomasina secures major gain for Fine Gael in Portlaoise with final seat

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Thomasina Connell has secured a Council seat on her first attempt. She was elected on 796...

Full recount underway in Borris-Mountmellick area

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union A full recount of the Borris-Mountmellick electoral area is now firmly underway in the Portlaoise...

John Whelan: The battle of Borris and the scrap for Portlaoise will leave casualties

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union As the count in Portlaoise grinds on the final outcome still remains elusive and inconclusive. However,...

John Whelan: Savage scrap in store for final seat in Portlaoise

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union There is a savage scrap in store in the Portlaoise electoral area for the last...

Portarlington councillor Eddie Fitzpatrick back on top in Offaly

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The roller-coaster political career of Portarlington councillor, Eddie Fitzpatrick hit a high note this weekend...

New candidates Bergin and Clooney in the mix in Borris-Mountmellick as Goodwin under pressure

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Two new first-time candidates have put the cat among the pigeons in the Borris-Mountmellick Municipal...

Fr Paddy: Increasing our Faith

You don’t just wake up one morning, light streaming in from the window, birds fluttering about, and jump from your bed with exuberance declaring,...

1979 Election Memories: The men in suits, the dealing in Donoghues, and Charlie McDonald...

Forty years ago in 1979 the first ever direct elections to the European Parliament were held in tandem with the local elections on June...

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Retiring councillors leave a gap of opportunity in Castlecomer

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union If there is any such thing as a handy Council seat, well then there’s one...

Ground hurling, the GAA vote and the Rosenallis factor all in play in Borris-Mountmellick

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union One of the puzzling anomalies of Laois-Offaly politics is how villages like Ballacolla and Bracknagh...

‘Lovely Laois’ being blighted by rubbish

Laois County Council is being inundated with complaints and reports of littering, fly tipping and illegal dumping around the county. It is costing the Council...

Loan deposits demand compounding ‘housing crisis’ in Laois

For the umpteenth time this year Laois County Councillors have expressed their frustration and dismay over the protracted housing crisis. Speaking at the final meeting...

Laois will sign up to Pollinator Plan to help bees

Laois County Council has confirmed that it plans to sign up to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. The news will be welcomed in a week...

Pause button pressed on School of Music proposal

A recommendation from the local authority management to divest the governance of the Laois School of Music from the Council to the Laois-Offaly Education...

Council candidates do battle with one eye on next general election in Roscrea and...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union There is more at stake in Friday’s local elections than the Council seats in Tipperary...

1991 Election Memories: Liam Hyland champion of rural Ireland; Cathy Honan’s Senate term, the...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union ‘Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose’, the more it changes, the more they...

Fr Paddy: A prayer for students

As we move through the month of May thousands of students prepare for exams. Exam-time brings with it many mixed emotions and feelings. Soon it...

Issue of Climate Change ‘is coming up on the doors’

The issue of climate change and extreme weather events is a topic that is coming up on the doors in the build up to...

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