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1985 Election Memories: A Fianna Fáil landslide, first woman elected, some...

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday on April 22 2019. The local elections of 1985 in Laois were the most significant and dramatic in more...

Election Memories 1973 & 1977:  A Minister for Laois, Hall’s Pictorial...

The two General Elections of the 1970s were the first to be really contested in the full glare of the then relatively new-fangled gadget,...

Election Memories from the 1990s – Gallagher rides the Labour wave...

The general elections of the 1990s were in sporting parlance, a game of two halves, with a major incident in the tunnel as the...

1991 Election Memories: Liam Hyland champion of rural Ireland; Cathy Honan’s...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union ‘Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose’, the more it changes, the more they...

Haughey/Gregory drama proves an entertaining trip back in time

The political drama of the early 1980s was well before my time but as someone who has always had an interest in both history...

1985 Election Memories: A Fianna Fáil landslide, first woman elected, some...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The local elections of 1985 in Laois were the most significant and dramatic in more...

‘Jerry will get a great send-off, and rightly so’

A tribute to Cllr Jerry Lodge by John Whelan The Laois flag is at half-mast at County Hall. It’s for Jerry. On Saturday he will make...