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Laois and Offaly home help crisis raised in the Dáil as...

According to Laois TD Brian Stanley, 500 constituents in Laois and Offaly are left on waiting lists for home help services. Speaking in the Dáil,...

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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...

‘Appalling’ waiting list for eye services in Portlaoise Hospital

Laois TD Brian Stanley has claimed that waiting lists for Ophthalmology (eye) services in Laois/Offaly are, 'the symptom of a dysfunctional in health system'. A...

Stanley supports repeal of Eighth Amendment

Laois Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley supports repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution. Deputy Stanley said that he is “broadly in support” of...

End discrimination of women in state pensions, argues Laois TD

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is demanding that the Government reverse the changes to the State Pension eligibility rules which discriminate against thousands of...

Deeply unpopular but constituency changes means Laois will be boring no...

Charlie Flanagan says it is "cackhanded", "inexplicable" and "wholly unsatisfactory". Sean Fleming says it is "most unfair" and "unjustified". Brian Stanley says they've "made...

Works to begin on vacant social housing scheme in Mountrath

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says that works on a vacant social housing scheme in Mountrath will begin shortly. He has announced that the contract has...

Minister to visit Eirgrid site in Laois after ‘fraudulent’ claims

The government minister with responsibility for Eirgrid and ESB Networks has said in the Dail that he will visit Coolnabacca, the site of the...

Local TDs argue that EirGrid should ‘abandon’ substation project in Laois

Laois TDs Charlie Flanagan, Sean Fleming and Brian Stanley were united in their calls for EirGrid's planned substation in Laois to be abandoned, following recent...

With only four ambulances in Laois (compared to nine in Offaly),...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling for increased resources for the Ambulance Services in Laois. He was reacting to the disclosure that...

Commuters and students to be hit by reduced bus services in...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling on the Minister for Transport to place a Public Service Obligation (PSO) on the bus route from...

Sinn Fein TD says private rental market in Laois ‘like Wild...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to tackle the issues in the private rental market. The Laois politician made the call...

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...

‘Daft.ie figures are very worrying,’ says Deputy Stanley

Responding to the latest figures published on the Daft.ie website, Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley said that the housing policies being pursued by the...

Laois TD hopes Laois land won’t be left out of disadvantaged...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to ensure that land in Laois that has been...

Stanley concerned over cherry-picking of most profitable broadband areas

Concerns have been raised by a local TD that the provision of broadband may be delivered only where it is commercially viable. Deputy Brian Stanley...

Brian Stanley pays tribute to Martin McGuinness

Laois Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has paid tribute to his party colleague Martin McGuinness who passed away this morning in hospital in his...

Reinvigorate post offices, argues Laois TD Stanley

Laois Sinn Féin TD and spokesperson for Communications, Brian Stanley, has expressed his concern today over reports that 80 post office branches could close...

Laois rents make for ‘grim reading’ – Stanley

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says he is alarmed at the latest figures on private rental costs in Laois and that the case for...