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ELECTED: Paddy Bracken first elected in Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union After four counts of no-one reaching the quota in the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick area, Paddy Bracken is...

Mountmellick residents receiving ‘abuse’ by motorists blocking their homes

One Laois county councillor has stated that residents are receiving abuse by people parking and blocking entrances to their homes on Patrick's Street, Mountmellick. According...

Road repairs and flooding problems to be resolved in Clonaslee and...

A number of road repairs and flooding issues in Rosenallis and Clonaslee were raised at the latest Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district meeting. Councillor Paddy Bracken issued...

Concerns mounting over accident blackspot in Mountmellick

A seventh motor accident has occurred within two months outside a dangerous bend in the Acragar area of Mountmellick. Last month, a local councillor claimed...

People living in ‘fear of their lives’ towards accident blackspot

One local councillor has claimed that people, 'are living in fear of their lives' towards an accident blackspot in Mountmellick. The issue was raised by...

Full list of river and drain maintenance works for Mountmellick and...

In efforts to alleviate to possibilty of severe flooding in Mountmellick/Rosenallis during the winter months, ongoing river and drain maintenance works have taken place. A...

‘What we’re building now are ghettos,’ Laois councillor warns of housing...

"What we're building now are ghettos," said Cathaoirleach of Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district Paddy Bracken in relation to people not being able to afford houses...

New Cathaoirleach and leas-Cathaoirleach for Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick district have been chosen

The new Cathaoirleach (chairperson) and Leas Cathaoirleach (vice-chairperson) of the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district meeting have been chosen. Councillor Paddy Bracken is the new Cathaoirleach while...

Councillors angry over lack of safety surrounding Rosenallis housing estate

There was an air of anger voiced by Councillors at this months Borris-in-Ossory/Mounmellick Municipal District Meeting over the lack of movement on a boundary...

Councillors voice their disappointment over sewage delay to Rosenallis estate

At this month's Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District meeting, many of the Councillors voiced their anger at the continuous delay for sewage treatment in a Rosenallis...

Discussion continues around speed limit in Rathdowney despite council recommendation

Laois County Council have recommended that the speed limit on the Johnstown road in Rathdowney to not be extended, but that has not stopped...

Mountmellick councillor warns floods will come back

Councillor Paddy Bracken has warned that homes, "are going to flood again" in Mountmellick. The cllr was speaking about short-term flood defences at today's Borris-in-Ossory/...

Millions to be spent on footpaths to avoid insurance claims

Footpath improvements are to be carried out to avoid insurance claims, the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District Meeting heard this week. Cllr James Kelly had a motion...

Increase of speed limit at Mountmellick is ‘madness’

Moves to increase speed limits at Irishtown in Mountmellick have been branded as “madness”. A review of speed limits is being put out for public...

Solar company lodges appeal on two Laois solar farms

A solar company granted permission by Laois County Council to construct two solar farms has lodged appeals with An Bord Pleanala against some of...