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Nursing home planned for Graiguecullen

A new 60-bed nursing home is being planned for Graiguecullen. It is expected the facility at Ballykillen will create up to 20 jobs and will...

Budget meeting results in good news for local business owners

There was good news for local businesses at the annual budget meeting of Laois County Council, when public representatives voted to keep commercial rates...

Tributes paid to farmers, emergency services and council staff for work...

Tributes have been paid to various different agencies and local people for all that they did during the recent snow events. Cllr Paddy Bracken used...

New apartments in Portarlington on hold following objections

Plans to build new apartments in Portarlington have been put on hold following two objections. Drumgoan Developments Ltd applied to the council for permission to...

Good news for Graiguecullen as new apartments nearly complete

There is some new for Graiguecullen this morning. The five new apartments being built in area will be ready for the residents in the next...

Fatal accident black spot near Rathdowney set for safety works

The Rathdowney to Abbeyleix Road, which claimed three young people back in July 2015, is still an accident black spot and is major need...

Laois County Council to maintain lake in Portlaoise

Laois County Council have agreed that they will help look after a lake in Portlaoise. The maintenance of a lake in Glendowns was raised at...

Council considering building 55 new houses in Stradbally

Laois County Council are currently considering the construction of approximately 55 houses on lands in Stradbally. The news, which was revealed at a recent meeting of...

Calls for suitable site for bottle bank in Stradbally

County Councillors have called for a suitable site in Stradbally to be made available to erect a new bottle bank. The previous bottle bank was...

Councillors reaffirm vote to zone Laois a wind turbine-free county

Laois County Councillors have once again voted to not to allow any part of the county be zoned for wind turbines. The Councillors previously did so...

High rates are ‘hemorrhaging’ business from Portlaoise

Some businesses in Laois are being charged rates of over €11,000 per year, something Cllr Willie Aird has described as "madness". A rates evaluation of...