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1985 Election Memories: A Fianna Fáil landslide, first woman elected, some...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The local elections of 1985 in Laois were the most significant and dramatic in more...

Election Diary: Fraud squads, fair deal schemes and Portlaoise hospital

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Time to bring back the old fraud squad - Dunne RENUA Ireland has called for a...

Election Diary: Wheelchairs users have their say, facilities for young people...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Irish Wheelchair Association users lay down their concerns  Service users and staff from the Irish Wheelchair...

Election Diary: Kilminchy bigger than most towns, road safety at Crookedy,...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Kilminchy bigger than most towns With more than 700 houses there, many with young families, the...

Well-known community activist declares to run in Local Elections

Another candidate has declared his intention to contest the May 24 local election the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District. Long time community, environmental and political activist Brian...

2004 Local Election Memories: No TDs, some PDs, a Sinn Féin...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union While the country was still basking in the warm afterglow of Bertie Ahern’s second term...

Election memories on the way as LaoisToday set to take trip...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union This time six weeks we'll be in the thick of it. The canvassing will be...

Election Diary: A ‘time for change’, road accidents at Garryhinch Cross...

Brought to you association with People First Credit Union Safety measures at Garryhinch Cross Portarlington  Offaly Fianna Fáil councillor Eddie Fitzpatrick from Cloneygowan says he is...

Election Diary: Fianna Fáil urged to pull the plug, video stars...

Brought to you association with People First Credit Union Full house in Rathdowney as Fianna Fáil urged to 'pull the plug' Brendan Phelan - an independent...

Election Diary: Passport delays, broadband woes and state lands in Portlaoise

Brought to you association with People First Credit Union Passport Office delays unfairly blamed on Northern Ireland applications Fianna Fáil TD for Laois and Chairman of...

Election Diary: Registering to vote, no election posters and delay on...

Brought to you association with People First Credit Union Are you registered to vote?  Are you registered to vote in the forthcoming local and European elections?...

Election Diary: Portlaoise Mail Centre, campaign launches and healthy meals in...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Noel Tuohy launches election campaign Portlaoise councillor, Noel Tuohy is set to hold his official...

Spending budgets for upcoming local elections have been announced

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union An order setting the spending period that will apply to all candidates standing in the...

Election Diary: Clock changes, traffic calming measures and cost disparities between Laois...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Traffic calming measures ‘badly needed’ in Ossory Court estate in Borris-In-Ossory  Traffic calming measures, such as...

New candidate in the mix in Portlaoise ahead of Local Elections

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Well-known local homelessness activist Tom Duffy has become the latest candidate to throw his hat...

Election Diary: Ministerial babies, football joy and Euro meetings

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Busy weekend for Mary Sweeney It’s a busy job being a local politician but one woman...

Election Diary: World Down Syndrome Awareness Day, broadband issues and a...

It is less just under three months until the Elections and our eighth Election Diary is now here. We look at the latest political pieces...

Election Diary: Sewage problems, funding and calls to go Green for...

It is less than three months until the Elections and our fifth Election Diary is now here. We look at the latest political pieces as...

Portlaoise has fourth highest national rate of women contesting in 2019...

As it stands, Portlaoise has one of the highest rates of declared female candidates of any local election area in the country. According to research...

Election Diary: International Women’s Day, school visit and calls for electoral...

It is less than three months until the Elections and our third Election Diary is now here. We look at the latest political pieces as...

The confirmed list of candidates in this year’s Local Elections

The people of Laois and Ireland will be asked to vote in the Local Elections this year. There’s just over three months to go to...

Election Diary: Launches, big support and a call for help

It was a busy week of campaign launches - but it was really only the start of it. On Thursday night, Renua officially kick-started Dom...

Election Diary: New LED streetlights, calls for a reduction in...

Election season is well and truly underway and the political stories are coming thick and fast here on LaoisToday. So we bring you the second...

‘Disappointed’ Ramsbottom intends to run for Fianna Fail in 2024

A simple typing error robbed a Fianna Fail member of the chance of being selected to run for his party in the Local Elections...

Pakistani native and community volunteer set to run in Local Elections...

A new name has emerged as a candidate in the Portlaoise District for the Local Elections which takeplace in May. Naeem Iqbal was born and...

Election Diary: Dumping in Borris-in-Ossory and campaign launches

Election season is well and truly underway and the political stories are coming thick and fast here on LaoisToday. So we bring you the first...

Camross native to run as Independent in Local Elections

Another independent candidate has declared to run in the local elections in May. From Camross, Ger Hogan will be a first time candidate contesting the...

Labour Party convention selects two candidates for local elections in Laois

Last night's Labour Party selection convention saw two candidates selected for local elections in Laois. Current councillor Noel Tuohy was selected to contest the Portlaoise...

Well-known Laois man opts to run as Independent in Local Elections

One of the county’s most popular and best known community activists has thrown his hat in to the ring for the local elections. It’s no...

Second Renua candidate confirmed for Portlaoise ahead of Local Elections

Renua Ireland has confirmed that they will run a second candidate in the Portlaoise constituency in the 2018 Local Elections. A few weeks ago, well-known community...