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Vacant Council seat to be filled in July while one candidate...

The seat left vacant by the sad passing of Jerry Lodge earlier this year will be filled next month, LaoisToday understands. Eight people put themselves...

REVEALED: Three more candidates come forward to replace late Cllr Jerry...

Last week, we brought you the news that three men had put themselves forward to take the County Council seat of the late Portlaoise Cllr...

REVEALED: Three men in the running to replace the late Cllr...

Three men are in the running to take the County Council seat of the late Portlaoise Cllr Jerry Lodge, LaoisToday can reveal. There was widespread...

Crimean cannon to return to Portlaoise ‘in memory of Jerry Lodge’

The return of a Crimean cannon to Portlaoise will be a fitting tribute to Cllr Jerry Lodge, a Laois Council official said. Speaking prior to...

Empty seat a poignant reminder of the late Jerry Lodge

An empty seat at the Portlaoise Municipal Authority meeting today was a poignant reminder of the recent death of Cllr Jerry Lodge. The monthly meeting...

‘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...

Funeral details announced for late Fianna Fail Cllr Jerry Lodge

Funeral details have been announced following the sad passing of Fianna Fail Cllr Jerry Lodge. The death notice is as follows: "Jerry Lodge, 'Curra Dubh',...

Tributes paid to late Jerry Lodge following sad passing

Last night, the sad news that local Councillor Jerry Lodge had sadly passed away began to emerge. The Fianna Fail Cllr held the role of...

Sadness and shock at the passing of veteran local politician

There is deep sadness in local political circles and beyond this morning with the news of the death of current Laois County Councillor Jerry...

Prison Officers Club should be centre of Portlaoise Renaissance

The Portlaoise Prison Officers Club could form a centre piece of the Renaissance of Portlaoise town centre, Cllr Jerry Lodge has claimed. Speaking at the...

Cost of topping up water in lake in Portlaoise estate would...

It would be hard to justify the cost to the taxpayer of filling the lake at Esker Hills housing estate in Portlaoise with water,...

Caution urged on planning changes despite end of ‘local need’

The council should hold to its current guidelines according to Laois County Council CEO John Mulholland, despite the ‘local need’ policy being abolished following...

Help sought to save old Portlaoise petrol pumps

Portlaoise Tidy Towns is looking for inspiration and assistance from the local community on how the old-style petrol pumps at Market Square can be...

Portlaoise should become a satellite town of Dublin – Jerry Lodge

Portlaoise should designate itself as a satellite town of Dublin under the new National Planning Framework, according to a local politician. A major shake-up is...

High profile derelict sites to be targeted in Laois

Eighty six houses in Laois are classed as derelict out of 27,000 houses in the county, this week’s Portlaoise Municipal Authority meeting heard. Wesley Keogh...

Up to €1.5m could be spent on Portlaoise paths and roads

Around €500,000 could be spent on footpaths in Portlaoise if councillors from the Portlaoise Municipal District club together some of their discretionary fund, with...