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Two speed tables to be installed in Laois village after traffic...

Two speed tables are to be installed in a Laois village after a traffic survey revealed motorists were approaching it way above the speed...

‘People are going to be killed at those junctions if action...

A Laois County Councillor has pleaded with Transport Infrastructure Ireland to follow up on their promises to carry out safety works at junctions across...

Another blazing row as local politicians discuss live streaming of council...

A motion to Laois County Council today called once again for council meetings to be live streamed so they could be accessed by the...

Sadness at death of Loretta Moran, well-known in political and business...

The death has occurred of Loretta Moran, from Ballinagar, Ballylinan, wife of former long-serving Laois Fine Gael county councillor John Moran and mother of...

Laois County Council to paint rainbow pedestrian crossing in support for...

Laois County Council are to show their support for the LGTBQI+ community by painting the rainbow colours on a pedestrian crossing. The decision was reached...

Laois Councillor calls for gap to be bridged between Ireland and...

Laois County Councillor Aisling Moran was in Brussels last week as a guest of west of Ireland MEP, Maria Walsh. Fine Gael Cllr Moran travelled...

Local council chairman’s role decided by draw as Fine Gael candidate...

The AGM of the Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District took place in the Laois County Council chamber this afternoon where the only real item of note...

ESB called out as Councillors fume over delays to underground cabling...

Officials at the ESB have been called to meet with Laois County Councillors over delays to underground the overhead electricity cables on Main Street...

Question over sale of Junction 17 land leads to row and...

On Monday, members of Laois County Council voted to put through the sale of 3.42 hectares at Portlaoise Enterprise Park to Kirby Group Engineering...

Laois Councillor calls for halt on new library project as estimated...

A Laois County Councillor has called for the ongoing building of a new library in Portlaoise to be halted. Fine Gael Councillor Aisling Moran made...

A walk-out, an adjournment and a withdrawal as live streaming row...

A debate on whether or not Laois County Council should live stream their meetings ended in a ferocious row in the chamber today. The matter...

“When there is an accident out there, someone will come out...

A Laois County Councillor has expressed his anger over the Council's continual refuse to put salt on a busy school road. Independent Councillor Ben Brennan...

Momentum grows behind campaign for playground in Emo

Momentum is growing behind a campaign to develop a playground in Emo in the parish sports grounds where the GAA club, soccer club and...

‘I’d prefer if you’d mind your own business’ – Laois Councillors...

Laois Councillors Aisling Moran and Paschal McEvoy clashed once again over a housing development that is set to take place in Stradbally. At September's meeting...

26 new houses approved for Laois town following vote after fierce...

26 new homes are on their way to Stradbally - but only after a fierce debate and a vote at this week's Laois County...

Laois Councillor hits out at substation protest and throws support behind...

A Laois County Councillor has hit out at a group who have been protesting over the proposed construction of a substation. The RTS Substation Action...

Tributes paid to departing council official as calls made for female...

Laois County Council have a new appointment to make for one of their key management positions following the departure of Joe Delaney, who was...

Calls for ‘mandatory bins’ to be placed at the homes of...

A call has been made to make it mandatory that every tenant of Laois County Council should have a waste bin. Fine Gael Councillor Aisling...

Laois County Council has its own ‘you have no authority here...

A serious row broke out at today's virtual meeting of Laois County Council - in scenes similar to a famous online row at Handford...

Speed an issue on Laois roads as councillors again express frustration...

There's rarely a meeting in Laois County Council goes by without frustration being expressed over various speed limits around the county. And so it was...

Call made to change laws to give Laois Gardai more powers...

A Laois County Councillor has brought forward a proposal aimed at changing the bye laws in the county to give Gardai more powers to...

Speed limit review needed on rural Laois roads, say councillors

Speed limits on rural Laois roads was again raised as an issue of concern at the most recent Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District.  A motion from Cllr...

Meeting sought with Carlow Gardai as issues arise on Laois border

A meeting is to be sought by a delegation of Laois and Carlow County Councillors with the Chief Superintendent in Carlow over issues relating...

Laois Councillor laments section of Barrow Blueway that didn’t go ahead

A Laois County Councillor has lamented a 19km stretch between Athy and Graiguecullen that was not included in the Barrow Blueway project. The €5 million...

Laois Councillor calls on Chief Superintendent to confiscate ‘unchipped or unregistered’...

Laois County Councillor Aisling Moran has continued with her efforts to have sulky racing stamped out in Laois. At last week's Graiguecullen-Portlarlington Municipal meeting, Cllr...

Laois Councillor calls on Agriculture Minister to establish an ‘Independent Meat...

A Laois County Councillor has called on the Minister for Agriculture to establish an Independent Meat Regulator with statutory powers. Fianna Fail Cllr Padraig Fleming...

County Council agree €562,000 sale of Togher land for expansion of...

A fourth business is set to start operating from the Togher National Business Park in Portlaoise. The issue of the disposal of 3.04 hectares at...

Sulky racing leading to problems on Laois roads with fears ‘someone...

Laois County Councillors have called for stricter penalties to be imposed on those who take part in sulky races. The issue came up at today's...

Calls for wildflowers to be planted on motorways and primary roads...

A Laois County Councillor has called for wildflowers to be planted along major roads in Laois. Fine Gael Cllrs Aisling Moran says that these would...

Testy exchanges as Councillors clash over suggestion to dredge rivers rather...

"You are off your tree if you think this is practical". Those are the words of Fianna Fail Councillor Paddy Bracken as he hit out...