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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...

Proposed wind turbine bill to involve community

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is putting forward a Wind Turbine Regulation Bill this week for debate in the Dáil which has provision for...

“Abandoned houses are causing problems in all Laois towns” – Stanley

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley claims that vacant and abandoned homes are causing problems in every town in the county. He said, “People living adjacent...

Illegal dumping costing Laois over €400,000

A staggering €445,000 is spent dealing with illegal dumping and litter in Laois, it has been revealed. Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley introduced a new...

Minister must act to save jobs at Portlaoise Mail Centre –...

A direct interest has to be taken by Minister Denis Naughton to secure the future of Portlaoise Mail centre and the 200 jobs there,...

Broadband delay a further blow to rural areas, says Stanley

Laois TD Brian Stanley says that the delay in rolling out the National Broadband Plan means hundreds of thousands of people will wait years...

New waste charges are another stealth tax claims Sinn Fein TD

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has described the proposed waste charges regime as a new stealth tax which "will again hit low income workers and...

Varadkar as Taoiseach could be bad news for Portlaoise hospital –...

The appointment of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach could be bad news for the hospital in Portlaoise, according to one local TD. Sinn Féin TD Brian...

Laois children face two-year wait for operations

Children in Laois have been told that they could face a wait of over 100 weeks to have their tonsils removed, it has emerged. Sinn...

Laois farmers must continue to receive over €3 million in subsidies...

It is vital that 1,700 farmers in Laois continue to get disadvantaged subsidies of €3.2 million, the Dáil has heard. Deputy Brian Stanley said is...

Laois bottom of list for IDA jobs once again, says Sinn...

Brian Stanley says that Laois was once again at the bottom of the list for net new jobs created by the IDA during the...

TD calls for Home Help Services to be expanded in Laois

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called for Home Help Services in Laois to be urgently expanded as demand continues to grow. The Laois-Offaly TD...

Stanley hits out at Flanagan over ‘misleading the public’

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has hit out at Fine Gael Minister Charlie Flanagan over comments he made about Sinn Féin’s position on water charges. Deputy...

General election called for at Camross commemoration

A local Sinn Féin TD has called for a General Election at an Easter Sunday commemoration for a Laois man killed during the Civil...

Door left open for future water charges – Stanley

Domestic water charges could be reintroduced at a later stage due to the wording of the latest proposals, according to the local Sinn Féin...

Stanley meets An Post CEO to push for increased post office...

A local TD met with the boss of An Post this week to make a strong case for the retention and improval of rural...

Tributes being paid as Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

Martin McGuinness - one of the most influential Irish politicians of recent times - has passed away early this morning in his native Derry. McGuinness...

Portlaoise hospital action plan must be published – Stanley

The action plan for Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise must be published urgently, according to Deputy Brian Stanley. Reacting to yesterday’s statement from the HSE on...

Twenty four Laois schools have no access to psychological service

A total of 24 schools across Laois do not currently have access for to a National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) psychologist. The figure was...