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Laois TD warns that Garda resources will be downgraded as new...

A Laois TD has said the new reforms announced for An Garda Síochana will result in the downgrading of Garda resources in Laois and...

Government should treat more patients locally, not spend €25 million outside...

Laois TD and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Seán Fleming, has questioned why patients are not getting their medical procedures carried out in...

Absence of regulation of gas installations must be addressed immediately –...

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Seán Fleming, has called on the Government to urgently address the appalling...

Future of Portlaoise Mail Centre raised in the Dáil

With An Post looking to close one of their four branches across Ireland, Deputy Sean Fleming made the case for Portlaoise Mail Centre to...

Portlaoise Hospital is “being undermined by Government inaction”

A Laois TD has called on the Government to, 'reject the plan on the Minister’s desk,' which proposes the closure of the maternity unit...

Department has no idea how many children in Portlaoise are being...

'Shocking' is the word Laois TD and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Seán Fleming used as he states that the Minister for Education does...

‘Positive’ meeting between Laois politicians and IDA

A Laois TD has said that a meeting between the county's three elected Dáil representatives, Laois County Council and Martin Shanahan, CEO of the...

IDA and Enterprise Ireland representatives coming to Laois – Fleming

Enterprise Ireland and the IDA will be in Laois on Friday March 1, 2019. Laois TD Sean Fleming made the announcement recently. "I am pleased to...

Laois TD calls for greater urgency in relation to progess of...

Laois TD Sean Fleming has called for greater urgency to be shown in relation to the progress surrounding Abbeyleix Hospital.  A Steering Group is...

Lo-call numbers not necessarily low cost – Fleming

Laois TD Sean Fleming has called for 'clarity and consistency' when it comes to dialling lo-call numbers, as they may not necessarily mean low...

Madigan and Ormond added as Fianna Fáil finalise General Election candidates

The political parties are busy getting ready for three elections at the moment - Local, European and General. While the Local and Europeans are set...

Fianna Fáil pick their candidate for next General Election

Sean Fleming will contest the next General Election after being chosen by the Fianna Fáil selection convention this evening in the Midlands Park Hotel. Over...

A quarter of Ireland’s top earners declare taxable income below the...

A Laois TD has stated that information gathered by the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) reveals 120 of the 480 wealthiest people in Ireland declared...

“Portlaoise Hospital – 12 months on and no consultation yet”

A Laois TD has expressed his beliefs on 'inaction' which us causing, 'damage and undermining the hospital in Portlaoise'. Sean Fleming TD has said: "The...

Cycle to Work scheme is taking tax payers for a ride,...

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming has said a process must be put in place to capture data related to the Government’s Cycle to Work Scheme...

Government lacks vital data in midst of housing crisis – Fleming

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming has accused the Government of not treating the housing crisis with the seriousness it deserves. Deputy Fleming made...

Fleming shocked at refusal to extend NTPF to mental health services

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming says he is shocked that the Government is refusing to even consider extending the National Treatment Purchase...

Contradictory messages surrounding Portlaoise Hospital – Fleming

Laois TD Sean Fleming has expressed his concerns at what he says are two contradictory messages given out by Ministers in relation to the future...

Laois to Kildare motorways will be left in the dark –...

According to one local TD, public lighting at many of the motorway junctions in Laois and in Kildare are to be switched off in...

Litter warning as record crowds flock to popular swimming spot

Visitors to the banks of the Nore in Castletown have been urged to bring their litter with them, as record crowds flock to the...

Local TD says ‘Red tape’ is preventing RTÉ from expanding services...

Laois TD and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Sean Fleming says the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten needs to abolishrules preventing RTÉ from...

Lights sought to improve safety at busy motorway junction

Public lights are being sought for Junction 18 off the M7 motorway at Mountrath to improve safety for motorists using that junction. Sean Fleming TD,...

Orthodontic waiting list now “totally out of control”

The waiting list for children who are in need of orthodontic treatment in the Laois/Offaly area is now totally out of control, according to...

Drink driving remains a challenge for gardaí in Laois

Despite a drop of almost 20 percent in drink driving offences in Laois, Chief Superintendent John Scanlon says there is still a way to...

Health, employment and recreation should be the three priorities for Portlaoise...

Laois TD Sean Fleming has spoken about the new Portlaoise Draft Local Area Plan which is currently being prepared by Laois County Council. Deputy Fleming...

Value of local business in Laois seen during storm – Deputy...

The recent ‘Beast from the East’ snowstorm has stressed the importance of local businesses to the community, according to a local TD. Deputy Sean Fleming...

Fleming hits out as motor tax no longer spent on road...

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming says motorists will be surprised to learn that the money they pay on motor tax is no...

Fianna Fail aiming to run two candidates in Laois confirms Michael...

Fianna Fail leader Michael Martin says that the party will more than likely run two Laois candidates in the next General Election. Speaking to LaoisToday...

‘We didn’t even get the crumbs off the table’, fumes TD...

The National Development Plan which outlines capital investment for the entire Country, announced by the Government last week, is a major set back for...

Laois on the IDA map at last says local TD

Laois TD Sean Fleming has said he is pleased that Laois is now on the IDA map as a location for future investment and...