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Election Memories 1973 & 1977:  A Minister for Laois, Hall’s Pictorial...

The two General Elections of the 1970s were the first to be really contested in the full glare of the then relatively new-fangled gadget,...

Election Memories: The turbulent 80s but Laois-Offaly resolutely remains Fianna Fáil...

So you think the political landscape is fragile, fractured and fragmented – well you clearly weren’t around in the 1980s. The 80s, the decade that...

Profiled: The three Laois candidates from smaller parties seeking election

Over the last week, we have went 'On the Canvass' with a number of the candidates contesting Saturday's General Election. Brian Stanley (Sinn Fein), Sean...

Talking Politics: Kildare South, borders and the battle of Birr

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel And we're nearly there!! The 2020 General Election takes place this Saturday, February 8, in the 39...

Explained: Everything you need to know ahead of the General Election...

There has been so much election coverage over the last couple of weeks that it’s easy to become overwhelmed by it all. Here we attempt...

Sean Fleming – Looking for your Number 1 vote in this...

Sean Fleming, from the Swan in Laois, has been a TD since 1997. Educated in the Swan NS and Heywood College in Ballinakill, he did...

Meet your Candidates: Quickfire questions to conclude our series

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just 3 days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

Laois-Offaly Constituency to feature on RTE 9 O’ Clock news

The Laois-Offaly constituency will be centre stage on the main RTE 9 O’ Clock news bulletin tonight, Wednesday, February 5. The hotly contested 5-seat marginal...

Election Diary: A ‘phoney class war’, the silage election and getting...

Every day between now and Election Day on Saturday, February 8, we’ll be bringing you a daily bulletin from the campaign trail – from...

Pauline Flanagan reflects on her first ever General Election canvass

Pauline Flanagan, one of Fianna Fáil’s general election candidates in Laois/Offaly today and the only female candidate in Laois, has taken time out to...

Fiona McLoughlin-Healy – Why we have to highlight the issues for...

Disability matters to me. Let’s hope whoever represents Kildare South after February 8 feels the same. Obviously we are all fighting a similar battle. A battle for...

Meet your Candidates: The greatest person of all time in their...

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just 4 days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

Portlaoise Hospital Action Committee releases open letter to voters ahead of...

General Election 2020 is just four days away and one ongoing issue in the Laois-Offaly Constituency is the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. The Portlaoise Hospital...

Senator among the challengers as five outgoing deputies hoping to hold...

Down the road in Carlow-Kilkenny, it's a five-seat, two-county constituency just like it is here in Laois-Offaly. They weren't separated four years ago as they...

Election Diary: Special Needs, Tax Cuts and fit for office?

Every day between now and Election Day on Saturday, February 8, we’ll be bringing you a daily bulletin from the campaign trail – from...

Meet your Candidates: Would they be willing to enter coalitions?

General Election 2020 is just five days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates who are running in Laois-Offaly...

Farmers being treated like criminals, claims leading Laois IFA member at...

"I'm sickened at the minute - because between extreme veganist campaigns and talk about the environment, we farmers are being treated like criminals." That was...

On the Canvass: ‘Challenging election’ as Flanagan sets to go to...

Saturday afternoon in Portlaoise. A week to election day. It's pleasantly mild for January as Minister Charlie Flanagan parks in the Market Square in the...

Election Diary: Meet the Kildare South candidates, farmers, families and the...

Every day between now and Election Day on Saturday, February 8, we’ll be bringing you a daily bulletin from the campaign trail – from...

Meet your Candidates: The politicians they admire most

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just six days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

On the Canvass: Pauline Madigan and a tale of two Flanagans

Some people will do anything to get elected. Pauline Madigan even changed her name. Pauline, as we all call her anyway, is now Pauline Flanagan. It’s...

Election Memories from the 1990s – Gallagher rides the Labour wave...

The general elections of the 1990s were in sporting parlance, a game of two halves, with a major incident in the tunnel as the...

Labour candidate Tuohy hits out at ‘anti-rural’ planning regulations

Local need planning rules are absurd, discriminatory and anti-rural, according to Labour's General Election candidate in Laois-Offaly Noel Tuohy. The Portlaoise-based Cllr Noel Tuohy has...

Meet your Candidates: Their earliest political memory and dream careers as...

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just seven days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

On The Canvass: Pippa with a pep in her step as...

The Green Party have never won a seat in the Laois-Offaly constituency - and Pippa Hackett is trying to create history next weekend by...

LISTEN: LaoisToday Talking Politics Podcast profiles all 15 candidates in the...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel With just a week to go to the 2020 General Election we return with our latest...

Election Diary: Renewable Energy, support for people with disabilities and young...

Every day between now and Election Day on Saturday, February 8, we’ll be bringing you a daily bulletin from the campaign trail – from...

Meet your Candidates: Their pet hates and favourite TV shows

The clock is ticking. General Election 2020 is now just eight days away. And here at LaoisToday, we have surveyed all of the 26 candidates...

History in Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington as residents cast their...

The residents of Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington made history today by being the first voters from Laois and Offaly to vote in the...

On the Canvass: For Seán Fleming’s campaign every day is a...

We’re in Clogh. Clogh, Ballacolla. This is farming country. Fields, cows and sheds everywhere you look. Seán is biding his time. A man in a big...