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2024 Local Elections: Count by count – How Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick was decided...

To look at how a vote might go in this year's Local Elections, one of the best starting points is the last election. And the...

New Independent candidate for Local Elections focussed on farming and rural...

A new candidate has thrown their name in the hat to contest the upcoming Local Elections, scheduled for June 7. Kevin Drennan, from the Coolrain/Camross...

Petition presented to Laois County Council demanding pedestrian crossing for rural...

Laois County Council have been presented with a petition containing over 500 signatures this week, as a rural community aims to send a strong...

Call made to rectify several drainage and flooding issues throughout Laois

Laois County Council have been urged to remember the importance of roadside drainage systems and the important part such drains play with regard to...

Importance of roadside drainage system highlighted by Laois County Councillor

The importance of drains, road-side drainage and drainage maintenance was highlighted this week in Laois County Council. Fine Gael Cllr Conor Bergin made the passionate...

Laois golf course described as ‘an invaluable asset for the area’...

Calls have been made for improvement works to be carried out at a popular Laois golf course described as "an invaluable asset for the...

ESB operations in Laois branded ‘a disgrace’ by local County Councillor 

A Laois County Councillor has hit out at the ESB, describing some recent actions by the company as "a disgrace." Fianna Fáil Cllr Paddy Bracken...

More support needed for important facilities in Laois, local Councillor says

This week marked the final monthly meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District, with a Laois County Councillor hoping to improve "a very important facility"...

Laois County Councillor ’embarrassed’ by 15-year wait for rural bridge repairs

A local County Councillor has said he is "embarrassed" in raising his motion, which he said he first raised 15 years ago. Fianna Fáil Cllr Seamus...

Laois County Council could use green spaces in towns and villages...

Car parking facilities in Laois was a topic of much discussion at April's meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District this week. Independent Cllr Ollie Clooney...

Commitment demanded for safety improvements on ‘absolutely lethal’ road that has...

A local County Councillor has demanded a commitment from the Council to make safety improvements on a road that has seen five young people...

‘Dire traffic problems’ in one of Laois’s biggest towns requires ‘urgently...

A local County Councillor has called for "urgently needed, necessary investment" to alleviate "dire traffic problems" in one of Laois's biggest towns. Fianna Fáil Cllr...

Public lighting under scrutiny with calls for contactors to be penalised

Public lighting in County Laois came under scrutiny again this week, this time at the April meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District. Fine Gael Cllr...

Demands on staff, volunteers and committees continue to grow across Laois...

The County's cemeteries took centre stage this week at the April meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District. Independent Cllr James Kelly raised the issue, calling...

A 50-year-old Laois estate is in urgent need of improved parking...

An estate built 50 years ago is in urgent need of modern parking facilities Laois County Council has heard. The problem arose a the the...

Maintenance work at a rural Laois school to be carried out...

Laois County Council has told the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District that it will carry out maintenance work at a rural school "in the coming weeks." Mr...

Laois County Council urged to take action at rural playground described...

Laois County Council have been urged to take action at a rural playground, which has been described as "a very serious safety issue." Independent Cllr Ollie...

New parking facilities ‘would be a great asset’ to rural Laois...

A rural Laois cemetery could be in line for a facelift, with talks underway to develop new parking facilities. The issue was raised by Independent...

€3 million for Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District’s 2024 Roads Programme

The Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District has increased allocation of The Roads Programme from €2.5 million to €3 million. Independent Cllr James Kelly has welcomed the increase,...

Improvement and safety works at rural Laois Church to be carried...

A rural Laois Church is set for improvement works after a local County Councillor raised the issue at the March meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick...

Laois County Council meet with An Garda Síochána to discuss ‘ongoing...

Laois County Council have met with An Garda Síochána to discuss the "ongoing anti-social behaviour at Glendine" in the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Mr James Dowling,...

Calls made for new welcome signs at Killasmeestia ‘to reflect the...

The small village of Killasmeestia - located about halfway between Borris-in-Ossory and Rathdowney - could be in line for new welcome signs if local...

Local County Councillor calls for improvements and repairs to take place...

Laois County Council have been urged to take action at Knockiel Drive housing estate in Rathdowney. Fine Gael Cllr John King made the call at...

Local County Councillor calls for dedicated Town Centre First Masterplan for...

Independent Cllr James Kelly has called for Laois County Council to "secure funding and appoint consultants to undertake a Town Centre First Masterplan for...

Laois County Council to seek funding for “urgently needed” safety works...

At the February meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal Distric, Laois County Council announced that they would be seeking funding for "urgently needed" safety works...

Road improvements ‘a matter of urgency’ in Ballyfin and Kilcavan local...

A local County Councillor has called for improvements to be made in two rural areas "as a matter of urgency." The areas in question are...

Laois County Council set to establish Town Team for Mountmellick to...

Laois County Council will soon begin the process of establishing a Town Team for Mountmellick. Fianna Fáil Cllr Paddy Bracken proposed the motion at the...

Water water everywhere – flooding issues reaching breaking point

A Laois County Councillor has put flooding top of his agenda at the November meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District. Fine Gael Cllr Conor Bergin began...

Road safety action needed as ‘dark winter months are coming in’

The many guises of road safety were high on the agenda during the November meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District. Councillor Paddy Bracken has called...

Laois County Councillor shines a light on Rosenallis rivers and tourism

A local Councillor has highlighted the tourism potential of Rosenallis, whilst also urging for better care of the rivers in the area. Fianna Fáil Cllr...