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Mary Sweeney reflects on 20 years as a Councillor following fifth...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union For the fifth successive term, Ballyroan native Mary Sweeney will take her seat in the...

Moment in Time: Remembering Mary Sweeney’s year as Cathaoirleach of Laois...

Ballyroan native Mary Sweeney was first elected to Laois County Council in 1999 - but as she gets set to contest a fifth election...

How to vote in the 2019 Local Elections …

Mary Sweeney, Ballyroan native and Fine Gael candidate in the Portlaoise Municipal District, has put together a very helpful guide ahead of the 2019...

Extra funding sought for five areas in Laois

A letter requesting funding under the Clár Programme for five areas in Laois has been sent to the Department of Rural and Community Development. Ballyroan,...

Minister for Justice and Equality contacted about putting continuous white line...

The office of the Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan was contacted about reinstating the white lines and signs at Bondra Lane on...

Mental health role needs to be reinstated in the Midlands, says...

A Laois County councillor has issued calls for the role of a creative workshop supervisor to be reinstated for young people in the Midlands at...

Political rivalry, departed friends and a new perspective as Fine Gael...

The Fine Gael Local Election selection convention for the Portlaoise Municipal District was held in the Killeshin Hotel on Wednesday night - with the...

No contest needed as Fine Gael select their Portlaoise Local Election...

The late withdrawal of one of the candidates meant that there was no need for a vote at this evening's Fine Gael Local Election selection...

Four Fine Gael candidates set to contest in Portlaoise in Local...

It looks like Fine Gael will run four candidates in the Portlaoise Municipal District in this year's Local Elections. The party are holding their selection...

‘Health and safety concerns’ raised towards Laois waste water treatment plant

A waste water treatment plant has been described as 'a health and safety concern' in Ballyroan by one Laois county councillor. Cllr Mary Sweeney said...

Games Area for Portlaoise park rejected by council

A games area for children at the People's Park in Portlaoise has been turned down by Laois County Council. Cllr Mary Sweeney proposed a MUGA...

Councillor requests review of lighting in Ballyroan village

Cllr Mary Sweeney has asked at the latest Portlaoise Municipal District Meeting that Laois County Council undertake a review of current lighting in Ballyroan...

Laois County Council to contact Minister for Health in regards to...

In September of this year, a two year old Ballyroan girl captured the hearts of the nation as we saw her and her family...

Road repairs in Ballyroan and safety measures in Cullenagh

A number of issues surrounding road repairs and safety issues in the Portlaoise municipal district area came up at this month's meeting. Councillor Mary Sweeney...

‘This is very serious, it’s the fate of small children’ councillor...

"I am anxious, it's just not a safe place for children," said cllr Mary Sweeney when referring to Blandsfort Cross, Ballyroan, at the latest...

Mary Sweeney reflects on her career as a librarian, life and...

Laois county councillor Mary Sweeney recently retired from her role in Portlaoise library after 38 years of service and spoke to us about how...

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...

Urgent plan and garda presence sought for troubled Portlaoise estate

An urgent plan is urgently required for O’Moore Place which has suffered extreme cases of antisocial behaviour including one house being set on fire...

Up to €350,000 for a new roundabout

The cost of installing a new roundabout can cost anything between €250,000 to €350,000, the recent Portlaoise Municipal District meeting heard this week. Cllr Willie...

Limit on free legal aid sought by local councillors

A limit on the amount of free legal aid granted to repeat offenders is being sought by elected members of Laois County Council. A motion...