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Bracken elected chairman of Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick district while hat-draw required for vice-chair

Fianna Fail Councillor Paddy Bracken has been elected as the new chairman of the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District. There are 19 Councillors in Laois County Council...

Warm welcome for Woodenbridge restoration work though councillors not pleased over...

There was widespread delight at a recent meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District with the news that the famous Woodenbridge between Ballacolla and Durrow...

Work needed on Cullohill Mountain and bridge in Durrow

The road at Cullohill Mountain is in bad need of a resurface according to local councillor for the area Ollie Clooney. Cllr Clooney had a...

Call made to carry out road repairs at entrance to popular...

A request has been made to repair the main road leading to a popular tourist attraction in Laois. Fine Gael Councillor John King has requested...

One light requested to make ‘busiest junction in the parish’ safer...

A request has been made to erect just one light in an area of Laois that has been described as 'the busiest junction in...

Residents ‘terrified’ following ‘number of near misses involving HGVs’ on rural...

Residents along a rural Laois road are 'terrified' following a 'number of near misses involving HGVs', a meeting in Laois has heard. The matter was...

Laois Councillor brandishes lack of sewage system in parts of Mountmellick...

A Laois County Councillor has brandished the lack of a sewage system in parts of Mountmellick as 'an absolute disgrace'. Fianna Fail Councillor Paddy Bracken...

Safety measures planned as brand new Laois primary school set to...

The students of a Laois primary school are set to move into their brand new building in the coming weeks. Gaelscoil Thromaire has existed in...

‘God forbid a child ran out onto the road’ – Laois...

Two Laois County Councillors have called for a boundary wall to be put up on the perimeter of a housing estate. Independent Councillor James Kelly...

’30 years is a long time to wait for a footpath’...

'30 years is a long time to wait for a footpath' - so says Laois County Councillor John King. The Fine Gael politician is so...

Calls for wheelchair swings to be installed in playgrounds across Laois

A call has been made to install wheelchair swings in playgrounds across Laois. Independent Councillor James Kelly raised the matter at this morning's meeting of...

‘The only people who are happy about that road are the...

A Laois County Councillor has said that the only people who are happy about the state of a particular road in the county at...

‘Asbestos sheets, furniture and building supplies’ found dumped in Laois bogs...

200 bags full of rubbish which had been dumped in three Laois bogs has been recovered by school children, Tidy Towns group and Coillte...

Traffic calming measures planned for Borris-In-Ossory estate but issues over damaged...

Traffic calming measures will be undertaken to make a housing estate in Borris-In-Ossory safer for all residents. The news comes following a motion by Cllr...

Road repair in Ballyfin, tree trimming in Clonaslee and flooding in...

Road repair, tree trimming and flooding were three issues that arose at the recent meeting of the Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus McDonald...

Update: ESB say they are not liable for pole that has...

The ESB say they are not liable for a pole on a Laois road after a Laois County Councillor called on them to 'cop...

Measures requested as vehicles forced to ‘reverse up to 1km’ if...

Urgent safety measures are being requested after a Laois County Council meeting heard how cars are being forced to reverse up to 1km if...

Calls for a number of Laois roads to be resurfaced –...

Laois County Councillors in the Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District have called for a number of smaller roads to be resurfaced. Speaking at Thursday's meeting of the...

Calls for repair works in Mountrath as noise of passing lorries...

The noise of passing lorries hitting a 'bad patch in the road' is keeping people awake at night - a meeting of the Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick...

Calls for safety works to be carried out at ‘second most...

A Laois County Councillor has called for safety works to be carried out on what he described as the 'second most dangerous bend' in...

Calls for ‘two horrible derelict properties’ in Laois town to be...

Laois County Councillor John King has called for immediate action to be taken on 'two horrible derelict properties' which he says are a serious...

Laois Councillors call for action to be taken on flooding issues...

"Nobody should have to live like this - to live in fear of flooding. When it rains, it is like monsoon season in China." These...

Chairmen and vice-chairs elected at first Council meetings of local areas

Three new chairmen and vice-chairpersons have been elected this morning as the three local areas of Laois County Council met for the first time...

Full recount underway in Borris-Mountmellick area

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union A full recount of the Borris-Mountmellick electoral area is now firmly underway in the Portlaoise...

ELECTED: Seamus McDonald takes third seat in Borris-Mountmellick

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Fianna Fail's Seamus McDonald has been elected in the Borris-Mountmellick area on the eight count...

ELECTED: Paddy Bracken first elected in Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union After four counts of no-one reaching the quota in the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick area, Paddy Bracken is...

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...

‘More people enter through the wall than through the door,’ at...

Calls have been made to carry out a safety audit on a dangerous junction in Laois at this week's Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district meeting. The junction...

‘Busy’ Laois village could be set to receive new road safety...

A village in Laois could be set to receive new road safety measures for traffic control. Ballaghmore, Borris-in-Ossory, was the subject of discussion for new...

Five in the mix at final Fine Gael Local Election Selection...

The last Fine Gael selection convention ahead of May's Local Elections will take place Thursday night in St Fintan's Hall in Mountrath at 8.30pm. And...