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‘Long-awaited’ legislation to allow CCTV use to combat illegal dumping of...

"Long-awaited" legislation to allow County Councils to use CCTV cameras to combat illegal dumping of waste in local areas is "on the way" according...

Laois TD calls for TV license fee to be replaced and...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says that the current TV license system is not working, with over 350,000 households not paying. Deputy Stanley is...

Prospect of “long awaited” progress for Driver Test waiting times and...

After a prolonged period of Laois TDs and County Councillors raising the issue, there is finally the prospect of progress on both  Driver Test...

Laois TD welcomes deposit return scheme as ‘good news for local...

A Laois TD says the introduction this week of the Deposit Return Scheme is 'long overdue and will be welcomed by local communities'. Sinn Fein's...

‘Sky-high rents are placing a massive financial and mental burden on...

A local TD has outlined to the Housing Minister, Darragh O’Brien, that the housing situation of many people in Laois is in a dire...

Chronic shortage of Autism Spectrum Disorder units at second level in...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has raised the issue of Laois Special Education Needs in Dáil Éireann with Neale Richmond TD, Minister for...

Laois Sinn Féin TD calls for ‘urgent reform of the delivery...

A Laois Sinn Féin TD has called for ‘urgent reform of the delivery of social housing’. Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley made the call...

Final negotiations due to take place for the Mountrath Health Centre...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that the final negotiations to secure a site for a health centre in Mountrath are now...

Action called for as people in Laois waiting on a driving...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling on Minister Eamon Ryan to take action regarding long waiting times for driving tests. Deputy Stanley says...

Stanley calls on Laois-Offaly TDs to back Sinn Féin bill to...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is appealing to TDs in his constituency to 'support emergency action to stem the tide of rising homelessness'. The...

Laois TD calls on government to introduce an ’emergency three-year ban...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has urged the Government to immediately introduce an emergency three-year ban on rent increases for existing and new...

Stanley raises Laois school shortages in Dáil Éireann, highlights Coláiste Dhún...

Speaking in Dáil Éireann this week, Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley raised the need for more school spaces in Portlaoise. "Coláiste Dhún Másc in...

‘We need an amendment to enshrine neutrality in our Constitution’ –...

A war of words has taken place in Dáil Éireann between Tánaiste Micheál Martin and Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley. Deputy Stanley called for...

‘Chronic understaffing’ in Laois Health Services raised in Dáil Éireann

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian recently spoke in Dáil Éireann about the Sinn Féin proposals to address vacancies in the Health Services. Deputy Stanley told...

“There are people going around ossified drunk cycling on bicycles” –...

Drink and drug driving are massive problems across the country - but a Laois Councillor has detailed her encounters with drunk cyclists. Sinn Fein Councillor...

‘Not one dentist in Laois will take people under the Dental...

Local Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley raised the problems with the Dental Scheme and the Dental Treatment Services Scheme (DTSS) in the Dáil. The Laois...

Local health services ‘will be hit by funding shortfall’ says Laois...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has raised concerns for local services following the budget shortfall for health in the Dáil. The Sinn Fein Deputy was addressing...

Laois and Offaly disability services need adequate funding says local TD

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that “Budget 2024 has starved disability services in Laois and Offaly of funding.” Referring to a Sinn...

Local school bus chaos highlighted in Dáil by Laois TD

Local TD Brian Stanley raised problems with school transport in the constituency with Minister Norma Foley in the Dáil last week. The Sinn Fein TD...

HSE Chief impressed with potential of Abbeyleix Hospital

HSE Chief, Bernard Gloster has said he was impressed with his recent visit to Abbeyleix Hospital, where he was exploring wnew opportunities for the...

‘Laois households desperately need mortgage interest relief’ says Sinn Fein TD

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling on the Government to introduce mortgage interest relief to alleviate the pressure on struggling households across...

“School transport chaos underlines absence of county coordination” – says local...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that the chaos being experienced in the school transport system shows "a complete absence of local...

Report uncovers “unacceptable” figures across the required disciplines in Child and...

A report commissioned by the Mental Health Commission (MHC) has outlined that the State cannot provide assurances to parents that their children have access...

Government called on to address funding crisis for cancer support services

Sinn Féin has said there is a funding crisis for Community Cancer Support Services (CCSS) like the Cuisle Centre in Portlaoise. The National Cancer Strategy...

Zero refurbishment grants issued in Laois since Vacant Homes scheme was...

Recent revelations show that that no Vacant Home Refurbishment grants have been issued in Laois since the scheme opened last year. There have been 73...

‘Existing primary schools (in Portlaoise) are bulging at the seams’, Laois...

Local Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley raised the issue of lack of school places in Portlaoise in the Dáil this week with Taoiseach Leo...

‘Top of my list is Noel Kelly and Ryan Tubridy’ says...

Laois-Offaly TD Brian Stanley says that Ryan Tubridy and his agent, Noel Kelly are top of the list for the Public Accounts Committee. Deputy Stanley was...

Laois TD says that Medical Card promise made in the Dáil...

Laois / Offaly Sinn Féin TD, Brian Stanley has called on the coalition Government to deliver on the budget day announcement on GP medical...

Soaring back-to-school costs need to be addressed says Laois TD

Sinn Féin is calling on the Government to put measures in place in the coming weeks to address the high annual costs of preparing children...

‘This isn’t Del Boy and Rodney, this is the national broadcaster’...

Laois-Offaly Sinn Féin TD, Brian Stanley has had his say on the Ryan Tubridy-RTÉ controversy that has made headlines in the past 24 hours. The...