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Laois TD demands government maintain current PUP levels

Laois TD Brian Stanley has warned that new figures published show that large numbers of people in Laois and Offaly are still depending on...

Hospital waiting lists surge as Laois TD calls for urgent action

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called for urgent action to tackle the hospital waiting list in Laois. According to the Sinn Fein deputy, the number...

Laois TD’s party publishes plan aimed at tackling back to school...

Sinn Féin have launched proposals that they say would tackle the costs associated with children returning to school. Under their play, Laois TD Brian Stanley...

‘Laois/Offaly rent pressure zones not working’ says local TD

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to introduce an emergency rent freeze and build more affordable houses, cost-rental units and council...

Portlaoise Hospital Emergency Department figures ‘highlight the need for certainty’ says...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has highlighted the need for 'certainty on Portlaoise Emergency Department'. Figures the Laois TD obtained in reply to a Parliamentary...

‘More than a whiff of cronyism’ – Laois TD hits out...

Laois TD Brian Stanley is to convene a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee to investigate the appointment of Katherine Zappone as UN special...

Laois TD calls on Taoiseach to sort ‘chaos with Digital Covid...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called upon Taoiseach Micheal Martin to intervene in the 'chaos with digital Covid Passports'. According to the Sinn Fein Deputy,...

Local sawmills forced to import timber as Laois TD calls for...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called for urgent to sort out timber supplies. According to the Sinn Fein TD, sawmills in the county are being...

Laois TD brands report on ‘dual pricing’ a ‘damning indictment of...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has hit out at the insurance industry following the publication of a new report. The Sinn Fein TD has described this...

Laois TD visits site of controversial new National Children’s Hospital

Members of the Committee of Public Accounts visited the site of the National Children’s Hospital at the invitation of the National Paediatric Hospital Development...

Laois TD calls for Property Tax reform as more than one...

A Laois TD has called on the government to reform the Property Tax system. Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley says that more than one third of...

More than 5,000 Laois people waiting for a driving or theory...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has criticised Minister Eamon Ryan for 'the chaos his lack of action and difficulties he has caused for those...

Sinn Féin Bill would halt ‘runaway rents in Laois’ says local...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says that a Bill put forward by his party would half 'runaway rents' in Laois. Since 2013, rents in Laois...

Laois TD calls for reform of grant scheme for upgrading septic...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called for the grant scheme for the upgrading of septic tanks to be reformed. He said that almost half of...

Laois childcare costs have hit ‘all time high’ says Laois TD

The costs of childcare in Laois have reached an 'all time high' - according to a Laois TD. Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley says that they...

‘Emergency three year rent freeze required’ as rents in Laois continue...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called for an emergency three year nationwide rent freeze. The Sinn Fein TD was speaking on the matter in the...

More apprenticeships needed in Laois ‘if we are to rebuild the...

A Laois TD says that the government needs to incentivise more young people to take up apprenticeships if the economy is to recover following...

National Broadband Plan facing ‘catastrophic failure in first year of contract’...

Laois TD Brian Stanley says that National Broadband Ireland is facing a 'catastrophic failure in the first year of its contract' as they are...

12-month waiting list for a driving test in Laois raised in...

Laois TD Brian Stanley raised the issue of the delays in receiving a driving test in the Dail recently. The Sinn Fein TD questioned Minister...

Decision to move Laois audiology services to Tullamore branded ‘regressive’

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has branded the decision to move audiology services from Portlaoise to Tullamore 'regressive'. The Laois TD says that this will...

€270,000 allocated for upgrade works on rural roads and laneways in...

€270,000 has been allocated for repairs and improvement works on non-public roads in rural communities in Laois as part of the Government’s ‘Our Rural...

Workers ‘must be prioritised’ as economy recovers from Covid pandemic

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has called for a wave of legislation to be introduced to support workers as we emerge out of the...

Laois’s remaining post offices ‘must be protected’

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says that the remaining post offices in Laois 'must be protected' in order to prevent further closures. He has welcomed...

Laois TD highlights housing and rental crisis in the county and...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has highlighted was he says is the housing and rental 'crisis' that exists in the county. Speaking on Sinn Féin’s housing...

Laois TD urges cross party support for Bill ‘to protect student...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called for cross party support for a Sinn Fein Bill that will come before the Dail on Wednesday. The party...

Hopes for Electric Picnic and Ploughing Championships as mass vaccination to...

The opening of a mass vaccination centre in Laois this week gives hope that events such as the Electric Picnic and the World Ploughing...

Laois turf cutters ‘can’t be left in the cold’ says Sinn...

Laois turf cutters cannot 'be left in the cold' this year - Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says. The Laois TD says that they are...

Consultation on Mountmellick Fllod Relief Scheme opens as local TD urges...

An online public consultation on the proposed Mountmellick flood relief scheme, which runs from 6pm today until May 3, has now opened. The town was...

Cocaine, cannabis and ketamine most prevalent among drug drivers in Laois

Cocaine, cannabis and ketamine tend to be the substances most likely to be found in samples provided by drug drivers in Laois. Chief Superintendent John...

Laois TD’s legislation set ‘to tackle bogus self-employment’

Laois TD Brian Stanley says his party have brought forward to legislation aimed at tackling 'bogus self-employment'. This is an issue which the Public Accounts...