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‘Laois School Dental Scheme is broken’ says Laois TD as more...

The HSE is failing children by not providing them with their statutory entitlement of routine dental screening in schools, says a Laois TD. According to...

‘Great news for Portlaoise Hospital’ as senior dietitian for diabetic services...

The HSE has confirmed that a recruitment process to hire a senior dietitian for diabetic services in Portlaoise Hospital is underway. So says Sinn Fein...

Resignation of entire Disabled Drivers Medical Scheme Appeals Board ‘gravely concerning’...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has expressed grave concern at news that the entire Disabled Drivers Medical Scheme Appeals Board has resigned. According to Deputy...

Figures expose ‘shocking’ shortage of home carers in Laois says local...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to act urgently to ensure carers are available to assist people who need home...

Laois and Offaly ‘have no connection yet under National Broadband...

A Laois TD says he is 'gravely concerned about the pace of progress with the National Broadband Plan'. Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley was speaking after...

Day Care Centres in Portlaoise and Mountmellick due to reopen in...

Day Care Centres for the elderly in Portlaoise and Mountmellick are due to be reopened in early 2022. Laois TD Brian Stanley shared the news...

Laois TD highlights dramatic increase in fuel bills and calls for...

A Laois TD has highlighted the dramatic increase in the cost of fuel bills that home owners are now experiencing. Speaking in the Dail recently,...

TD hits out at ‘shocking waiting times’ for child disability services...

Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley has hit out at what he called 'shocking waiting times' for child disability services in Laois. Figures from the HSE, released...

Closure of Laois and Offaly employment services described as ‘bad decision’...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has stated that the closure of local employment services in Portlaoise, Tullamore, Portarlington and Birr is a bad decision...

Portlaoise and Tullamore ICU capacity has to be increased permanently says...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called for ICU capacity in Portlaoise and Tullamore Hospitals to be increased permanently. The Laois TD made the...

CO2 emissions must be reduced with alternatives, not punishments, says Laois...

A Laois TD has called on the government 'to focus less on punishing ordinary people through increasing carbon taxes and focus more on how...

Laois TD calls for support in opposing proposed extension to opening...

A Laois TD has called on local elected and community representatives to signal their objection to the proposed extension of opening hours for pubs...

Issue of knife crime raised at Garda meeting following horror weekend...

In the wake of the horrific attack in Portlaoise at the weekend, in which a knife was reportedly used to inflict serious injuries, the...

Five new bus shelters set to be provided in Laois in...

Five brand new bus shelters are set to be provided in Laois in 2022, Laois TD Brian Stanley says. The Sinn Fein deputy confirmed that...

Portlaoise Diabetic Clinic ‘blocked for providing services’ says Laois TD

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that the situation where Portlaoise Hospital is being blocked from providing full services to Type 1 Diabetics...

‘Badly needed’ extension to Portlaoise Hospital welcomed by Laois TD as...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has welcomed the application for planning permission to the Laois County Council for a significant extension to the Portlaoise...

An Bord Pleanala gives green light for Mountrath flood relief works...

An Bord Pleanala has given the green light for flood relief works to be carried out at Shannon Street in Mountrath. €46,565 in funding was...

Calls for two Laois fire stations to be included in government...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to include two Laois fire stations in government improvement plan. The Laois TD says...

Flood relief works in Laois town ‘cannot wait any longer’ says...

Laois TD Brian Stanley says that the wait for flood relief works in Mountrath cannot continue any longer. The Sinn Fein TD was speaking as...

The need for a local bus service for Portlaoise Town raised...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley raised the need for a local bus service for Portlaoise Town in the Dáil recently. The improvement of local bus...

Laois TD and Councillor call for ‘action to be taken on...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley and Cllr Aidan Mullins are calling on Waterways Ireland to carry out works essential works on the River Barrow. Water...

Laois TD blasts Budget 2022 as only for ‘landlords, developers and...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has blasted Budget 2022 as being only good for 'landlords, developers and speculators'. The Sinn Fein Deputy said that people wanted...

Laois households ‘will be hit hardest with carbon tax increases’ says...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says that Laois households will be hit hardest with carbon tax increases in the upcoming Budget. The 2022 Budget will...

Laois TD reveals staggering hospital waiting list figures

Laois TD Brian Stanley has outlined the simply staggering amount of people who are sitting on a hospital waiting list in the county. Speaking recently,...

Laois TD blasts government housing plan and says ‘not one affordable...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has blasted the government's housing plan and says it has not delivered one affordable home in our county in almost...

Sports players in Laois the target of social media and personal...

Amateur sports players are being subjected to social media and personal abuse after games - a meeting in Laois has heard. Fine Gael Councillor John...

Laois farm forestry sector ‘needs immediate solution to licence backlog’

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says that the crisis in the forestry and timber industry cannot be allowed to continue any longer. Last Friday, Deputy...

‘Absolute lunacy’ – Laois Joint Policing Committee hit out at proposal...

'A ridiculous proposal - it is absolute lunacy' - this was how the proposal to extend the opening hours of pubs and nightclubs to...

Laois TD hits out at HSE CEO response following ambulance no...

A Laois TD has branded HSE CEO Paul Reid's comments over the ambulance service in Laois as 'dismissive'. Last weekend, a young Laois boy was...

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...