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Laois TD’s committee to investigate as new Department of Health secretary...

The Public Accounts Committee, of which Laois TD Brian Stanley is the chairman, is to investigate following a government decision to increase the salary...

Calls for vaccination of teachers and school staff to be ‘fast-tracked’

Laois-Offaly TD Barry Cowen has called for the vaccination of teachers and school staff to be 'fast-tracked'. In a letter to Taoiseach Micheal Martin, Mr...

Almost €1 million per year ‘bad use of taxpayers’ money’ on...

Almost €920,000 per year is being spent by the government to rent offices in Laois for the public service. This, according to Sinn Fein TD...

Laois TDs unanimous in relation to Covid-19 vaccine

All three of Laois's sitting TDs say that they will take the Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available. LaoisToday contacted Sean Fleming, Charlie Flanagan and...

Calls for ‘unacceptable’ and ‘scandalous’ waiting list of Laois children to...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling for action to be taken to address the huge backlog of children to be seen by a...

Laois TD Brian Stanley addresses Dail following Twitter controversy

Laois TD Brian Stanley has made a speech in the Dail this afternoon following the controversy surrounding his Twitter activity. Deputy Stanley has found himself...

Call for government to approve funding for expansion of Portlaoise Hospital...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling on the Government to approve the funding for a new unit and the expansion of the Emergency...

Mary Lou requests Brian Stanley to take week off and Taoiseach...

Embattled Laois Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley is to take a week off on the request of his party leader Mary Lou McDonald ahead...

‘He let his guard slip – he didn’t think of the...

On of Brian Stanley's closest allies, local Sinn Féin councillor Aidan Mullins, hopes that Deputy Stanley's statement made at Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on...

Ceann Comhairle ‘appalled’ by Brian Stanley tweet and calls for ‘credible...

The Ceann Comhairle of the Dáil has said that he was "appalled" by the tweet from Laois-Offaly Sinn Féin TD in relation to IRA...

‘This was a mistake by Brian Stanley and one that will...

Laois-Offaly Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley won't be removed as chairman of the Dáil's Public Accounts Committee (PAC), according to party leader Mary Lou...

‘Wholly inappropriate’ but key Sinn Féin TD rules out further action...

One of Sinn Féin's most high-profile TDs has described Brian Stanley's tweet in relation to the IRA attacks on the British army as "wholly...

Laois TD apologises for ‘inappropriate’ Tweet as DUP leader Foster hits...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has issued an apology over a Tweet he posted - which he has since deleted. On Saturday, the Sinn Fein Deputy...

The issue of improving the South Laois rail line raised in...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley raised the need for the promotion and greater use of the Ballybrophy to Limerick rail service in the Dail...

New bill seeks to allow workers carry over annual leave into...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley is hoping to receive cross party support for a bill that would enable workers to carry over unused annual...

HSE set to resume Laois/Offaly School Vaccination Programme ‘in coming weeks’

The HSE is set to resume the School Vaccination Programme in Laois 'in the coming weeks'. Laois TD Charlie Flanagan relayed the news to LaoisToday...

‘It is a very decent place to live’ – Top Garda...

"Mountmellick is a very decent place to live - full of very decent and genuine people. That is a clear message that I want...

HSE ‘halt’ to Laois/Offaly School Vaccination Programme ‘inexcusable’

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has hit out what he says is the HSE's 'halt' to the School Vaccination Programme. The Laois based TD...

‘Frustration’ over Mountmellick and Mountrath flooding issues raised in the Dáil

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley raised a number of flooding issues in Mountmellick and Mountrath in the Public Accounts Committee with the head of...

Calls for post-Brexit trade deal for Laois

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called for a strong trade deal for Laois to ensure the county is not negatively affected by Brexit. The...

Second phase of Abbeyleix Hospital refurbishment works to commence

The second phase of refurbishment works in Abbeyleix Hospital is due to be carried out in the coming weeks - Sinn Dein TD Brian...

‘Ban’ on pheasant shooting season due to Level 5 restrictions is...

The government's decision to not allow the pheasant shooting season to commence due to Level 5 restrictions has been described as 'completely over the...

Laois butchers facing closure before Christmas over funding dispute says Laois...

Butchers in Laois are facing the prospect of having to close before Christmas over a funding dispute - Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says. According...

Midlands Sinn Fein TDs call on Bord na Mona to expand...

The five Sinn Fein Midlands TDs from Laois/Offaly, Kildare, Roscommon, Longford / Westmeath and Tipperary constituencies recently met with the CEO of Bord na...

Weekend Read: First election success and media relations – Brian Stanley...

In the middle of 2010, the Sinn Féin party knew a General Election was going to come sooner rather than later and as Fianna...

‘We need to be wide awake to this’ – Portlaoise Hospital...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is appealing for a concrete plan to be put in place to secure the services in Portlaoise Hospital,...

Talking Politics Podcast: Brian Stanley on early influences, Gerry Adams and...

In our latest Talking Politics Podcast, we're joined by Laois-Offaly Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley to discuss his life and times. We talk about his...

Laois TD calls for attendances in MW Hire O’Moore Park to...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to increase the number of spectators that can attend games in line with the overall...

Calls for electricity and gas prices not to be hiked during...

Sinn Fein TD for Laois-Offaly, Brian Stanley, has called on energy companies not to increase their prices during the current pandemic. During the week, it...

New pub rules are over the top says Laois TD Stanley

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has hit out at a new rule which says that restaurants and pubs are required to keep a...