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Ireland’s newest political party selects school principal with Laois connections to...

The hotly contested South Kildare constituency is gearing up to be a fascinating battle with confirmation today that a school principal, Anita Mhic Gib,...

Election Memories: FF leave seat behind them as Sinn Féin make...

Although joined at the hip since the birth of the nation Laois-Offaly were separated for the first time for general election purposes in 2016. Previously,...

Brian Cowen’s influence still strong as Fianna Fáil launch Laois-Offaly campaign...

It may be 13 years since Brian Cowen last fought a General Election but the former Taoiseach's standing among the Fianna Fáil ranks in...

LISTEN: John Whelan joins us on the Talking Politics Podcast to...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel With the General Election now called and the date set for Saturday, February 8, we take...

Labour left in the lurch as Barry pulls out

The Labour Party organisation in Laois-Offaly have been dealt a blow just as the General Election 2020 campaign kicks-off. In a shock announcement the Party’s...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces date for 2020 General Election

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that a General Election will take place early next month. Speculation had been mounting in recent days that Fine Gael...

Talking Politics: Fianna Fail TD Fiona O’Loughlin on constituency changes, her...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel In the latest LaoisToday Talking Politics episode - brought to you in association with The Midlands...

Election Diary: Housing, Government ‘running out of road’ and elections on...

We are going to have a General Election in the coming months. We don't know when - but the speculation is that it could be...

Laois General Election candidate calls for public debate with fellow contenders

There's most certainly a General Election hanging in the air and with that comes all sorts of calls and claims. And one of the candidates...

Boost for Portarlington Leisure Centre as €300,000 in funding announced

A total of €300,000 in funding has been announced for Portarlington Leisure Centre under the Government's large scale sports infrastructure fund. The news was announced...

Certainty on Portlaoise Hospital is ‘sugar-coated promises’ says Laois TD Stanley

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that claims that the future of services at Portlaoise Hospital are secure due to the Slaintecare...

Green Party go into election mode as Pippa Hackett launches campaign

It has been some couple of months for the Hackett family from Geashill. Last May, Pippa Hackett was elected as county councillor in Offaly for...

LISTEN: LaoisToday Talking Politics Podcast with Minister Charlie Flanagan

Brought to you in association with the Midlands Park Hotel 'May you live in interesting times,' is an old proverb that could be easily applied...

Laois-Offaly Green Party General Election candidate set to officially launch campaign

Green Party Senator Pippa Hackett will launch her General Election campaign for Laois-Offaly in the Tullamore Court Hotel this evening, Monday, December 16, from...

John Whelan: Fine Gael now at the mercy of Murphy’s Law

Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Add in to that mix Verona Murphy, Eoghan Murphy and Dara Murphy and...

Brian Stanley: What Sinn Féin would do to give workers and...

Sinn Féin and others stopped Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, Labour and Green Party plans to impose water charges. These four parties also supported the recent...