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Laois County Council urged to think differently to help businesses in...

Laois County Council have been urged to think differently in a bid to help businesses as Government begin to re-open the country and lift...

Laois Labour party representatives welcome election of new leader

Tipperary's Alan Kelly was elected as the new leader of the Labour Party after defeating colleague Aodhan O Ríordáin in a contest on Friday. Kelly,...

2014 Election Memories: Carnage even before the off, FF and FG...

This piece by John Whelan originally featured on LaoisToday on April 28, 2019, ahead of the Local Elections. In the biggest blow to local government...

Laois Councillor urges people to shop locally and support small business...

A Laois County Councillor has called on people to support local businesses in this time of crisis. Labour Councillor Noel Tuohy, who ran as a...

Labour’s Noel Tuohy calls on elected TDs to honour promises on...

Labour Cllr Noel Tuohy has called on those who won election in Laois-Offaly at the General Election to honour the promises they made in...

Labour candidate Tuohy hits out at ‘anti-rural’ planning regulations

Local need planning rules are absurd, discriminatory and anti-rural, according to Labour's General Election candidate in Laois-Offaly Noel Tuohy. The Portlaoise-based Cllr Noel Tuohy has...

Portlaoise Panthers ‘beyond capacity’ as debacle over sports hall continues

It has been an incredible few days for Portlaoise Panthers after they bagged two All Ireland trophies in the space of three days. Their U-18...

Noel Tuohy steps into the election breach for Labour

In a dramatic late intervention the Labour Party will have a candidate running in Laois-Offaly after all. Cllr Noel Tuohy has confirmed that he has...

‘All we want for Christmas is assurances on our hospital’

“All we want for Christmas are assurances on our hospital and our A&E, that would be the best Christmas present ever for the people...

Two years on from Portlaoise Hospital Protest and still uncertainty lingers

One Laois Councillor has called on the Government to give the people of Laois the perfect Christmas present - guarantee that they will not...

Laois Councillor welcomes funding for disability access and equipment in Portlaoise...

A call was made for an update on the position with disability access and equipment in a Portlaoise playground at the Municipal District meeting...

Calls for a crematorium in Portlaoise to give families more options

Calls have been made for a Crematorium in Portlaoise at the recent Municipal District meeting of the Portlaoise district. Fianna Fáil Cllr, Catherine Fitzgerald made...

Election posters ‘an important part of the democratic process and creating...

Politicians in favour of the continued use of election posters during future campaigns have set out their reasons for doing so in no uncertain...

No posters, no thanks, we’ll pass here in Laois

Yet another attempt to have election posters prohibited in Laois has gone down in flames. Cllr Noel Tuohy is the poster boy for the ‘No...

Election progress, no-poster campaign and education issues to the fore at...

The Labour Party in Laois-Offaly held its constituency meeting in Kavanagh’s in Portlaoise this week. At the meeting JP O’Mahony was re-elected for another term...

Portlaoise Musical Society honoured by local councillors for Titanic success at...

Portlaoise Musical Society were honoured by local Councillors last night in a civic reception in Laois County Council. The group picked up the top award...

200,000 medical card cuts ‘the meanest of all’

“We all second that,” affirmed the Chairman, Cllr Willie Aird this week as he led unanimous support for his Council colleague Noel Tuohy’s call...

ELECTED: Noel Tuohy takes fifth seat in Portlaoise area

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Labour will have one seat in the next Laois County Council as Noel Tuohy has...

Case made to bring a third level college to Portlaoise

The case has been made to a bring a third level college to Portlaoise. It was highlighted that this would bring educational opportunities and employment...

Stained glass window in Laois could be a priceless and world...

This stained glass window could an internationally renowned piece and must be saved, remarked one Laois county councillor. The stained glass window in question is...

The man behind the mask gives his reason behind ditching posters...

No your eyes are not deceiving you. There are indeed 24 councillor Noel Tuohys standing in the photo above. The Portlaoise municipal district councillor, who...

2014 Election Memories: Carnage even before the off, FF and FG...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In the biggest blow to local government in forty years and the greatest damage inflicted...

Large Portlaoise estate, ‘forgotten and neglected’

One Portlaoise councillor has said that an estate in the town has been 'neglected' and 'like a town the world forgot about'. These remarks came...

Election Diary: Registering to vote, no election posters and delay on...

Brought to you association with People First Credit Union Are you registered to vote?  Are you registered to vote in the forthcoming local and European elections?...

Official barrier to safety railings at pedestrian crossings

Local authority officials are opposed to the erection of any further safety railings at pedestrian crossing junctions councillors have been told. While it used to...

Labour Party convention selects two candidates for local elections in Laois

Last night's Labour Party selection convention saw two candidates selected for local elections in Laois. Current councillor Noel Tuohy was selected to contest the Portlaoise...

Unusual political marriage as Portlaoise pantomine begins

Politics has a way of throwing up unusual arrangements and agreements and has done so since the beginning of time. This week, as the Portlaoise...

2018 Remembered: Noel and Marie Tuohy speak about ‘The Town’ documentary...

Over the course of three Monday nights in September, the people of Laois were glued to their TV screens. ‘The Town’ documentary series shown on...

Illegal dumping in Portlaoise housing estate deemed ‘a serious health and...

Illegal dumping in Lakeglen, Portlaoise, has been called 'a serious health risk' by one Laois county councillor. Councillor Noel Tuohy made the statement as he tabled...

Election postering “should be consigned to history” says Councillor

The sight of election posters in Portlaoise is set to become a thing of the past. Councillors have agreed to avoid the use of postering...