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Smart meters in every home in the country by 2024 –...

Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Climate Action Brian Stanley TD has said the ESB will begin installing new ‘Smart Meters’ this year to  help to...

Calls for Laois to get ‘urgently needed’ primary care centres

With only a few primary care centrse in the county, Laois TD Brian Stanley has stressed 'an urgent need for Primary Care Centres' in...

CCTV blockage for communities raised with Minister for Justice in the...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has raised the issue with community CCTV cameras in the Dáil with Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan. Deputy Stanley said...

’Laois public being hoodwinked on Portlaoise Hospital’

A Laois TD has said that the people of Laois are being 'hoodwinked' with promises made by the government to 'drag the issue beyond the...

Laois TD says it is ‘shocking’ almost 600 await home support...

Brian Stanley TD has said “that it is shocking over 578 of the most vulnerable people are waiting for home support services across Laois...

Laois/Offaly should be a hub of future employment and apprenticeships –...

Laois TD Brian Stanley TD has raised issue no longer limiting young people's options for long-term careers and spoke about the value of apprenticeships...

Facilitator to be appointed to head up consultation in Portlaoise Hospital

A Laois TD has received confirmation from Minister Simon Harris that an external facilitator will be appointed to head up the consultation process on...

Investment needed, ‘to stop the Midlands to become Ireland’s rust belt’

A Laois TD has said, "It is now absolutely essential that the company establish alternatives not only to keep jobs but to create new...

Broadband plan ‘in a shambolic state and Plan B is needed’...

Yesterday the news broke that Minister for Communications Denis Naughten resigned after he revealed he had four private dinners with the key bidder in...

‘Never a better time to be a landlord, and never a...

Speaking on the Budget announced on Tuesday, Brian Stanley TD said: “It’s never been a better time to be a landlord and never worse...

Laois TD says rent controls just don’t work

A Laois TD has claimed rent controls don’t work. A national emergency surrounding the housing crisis was declared on Thursday, October 4. The government was...

Laois/Offaly CCTV Blockage Raised in Dail

The issue of a lack of CCTV cameras in Donaghmore and Mountmellick was raised in the Dáil this week. Laois TD Brian Stanley raised the...

‘Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil back failed Minister and failed housing...

A Laois TD has spoken in the Dáil this week on the Sinn Féin motion of no confidence in Minister for Housing, Planning and...

Outrage at the closure of Laois post offices

There has been widespread outrage at both local and national level over the closure of 159 rural post offices, as was announced on Tuesday...

Sinn Fein aiming to run four candidates for next Laois County...

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald arrived in Laois as part of a constituency tour yesterday, Wednesday August 29. Laois TD Brian Stanley accompanied Ms...

Laois /Offaly Hit With Post Office Closures – Stanley

Laois TD Brain Stanley has hit out and said that access to the postal network, ‘should not be a geographical lottery'. Responding to the announcement...

The Granny Grant is ‘Unrealistic and Unworkable’ claims Laois TD

A Laois TD has labelled the proposed Granny Grant as "unrealistic and unworkable". Sinn Féin’s Brian Stanley has said a proposal by Minister Shane Ross...

Plans to tackle waiting list crisis in Laois

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has said “There isn't a family in the State that has not been affected by the current crisis of...

Excessive car insurance costs raised in the Dáil by Laois TD

At the latest sitting of the Dáil, one Laois TD brough up the growing issue of excessive car insurance costs which only continue to...

Laois TD labels Government Homeless Funding in the Midlands as ‘pathetic’

Laois Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has labelled the funding provided by the Government to battle homelessness as pathetic. He made the comment after receiving...

Laois-Offaly TD blasts cuts in home help hours

Laois TD Brian Stanley has described the cuts in home help hours as 'shameful'. After receiving a reply to the parliamentary question though Sinn Fein’s...

‘People are coming out in their pyjamas to go and buy...

"People are going out in their pyjamas to go and buy drugs" that was the claim of Laois TD Brian Stanley, at the Laois...

Laois TD calls for more funding for Laois roads following recent...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling for extra funding from government to repair the damage caused by the recent severe weather. “The allocation...

Calls for Biomass Producing Plant to be set up here

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called for a Biomass Producing Plant to be set up in the midlands. Speaking in the Dáil, Deputy Brian Stanley was...

Rental market is ‘totally out of control’ in Laois

The latest figures showing an increase of rents in Laois above the national average is the latest sign that the Government’s housing policy is...

Laois TD says it will take over 20 years to clear...

Laois TD Brian Stanley says it will take more than 20 years to clear the social housing waiting list if present building levels continue. The...

Trolley crisis highlights need to keep Portlaoise A&E open

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says the current trolley crisis shows just how vital it is that Portlaoise Hospital A&E remains open and is...

Kolbe School cannot be left behind – Stanley

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has said that Kolbe School Portlaoise, which caters for children with severe intellectual and physical disabilities, needs a new...

Returning elderly emigrants encountering social welfare problems – Stanley

Returning emigrants to Laois are unable to claim social welfare on their return, it has been claimed by a local TD. Sinn Féin TD, Brian...

Action sought on Laois housing crisis as homelessness increases

The lack of housing in Laois with an ever increasing housing waiting list has led to it being labelled a crisis in the Dáil. Sinn...