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Main Street in Portarlington to be closed to traffic on Sunday...

Main Street in Portarlington is set to be closed to traffic on Sunday so the ESB can carry out essential works. So confirmed Sinn Fein...

Frustrations grows as ESB fail to return to Laois town to...

A Laois County Councillor has hit out at the ESB over their failure to complete cabling works - almost a year after they left...

Laois Councillors call on the government to halt standing charge increases...

Laois County Councillors have called on the government to 'stop the standing charge increase on electricity and gas bills'. The standing charge is a fixed...

ESB called out as Councillors fume over delays to underground cabling...

Officials at the ESB have been called to meet with Laois County Councillors over delays to underground the overhead electricity cables on Main Street...

Local Laois group once again call for ESB/Eirgrid to withdraw substation...

A community group in Ratheniska that have been campaigning for 12 years have once again called for Eirgrid and ESB to apologise to their...

Update: ESB say they are not liable for pole that has...

The ESB say they are not liable for a pole on a Laois road after a Laois County Councillor called on them to 'cop...

Weekend Read: EirGrid, ESB and community group remain at loggerheads over...

EirGrid, the ESB and a local community action group remain at loggerheads over a long-running plan to build an electricity substation in Laois. The substation...

Additional car charging facilities sought for Abbeyleix

Only one electric car charging point in Abbeyleix isn't nearly enough and a request should be made to the ESB to instal additional points...

Lucky escape for Laois farmer after machine brings down overhead ESB...

A Laois farmer had a very lucky escape on Tuesday when the machine he was operating got caught in the staywire of an ESB...

In Pictures: Laois school wow at ESB Science Blast

Steps, shuffles, jigs and reels were to the forefront at ESB 'Science Blast' recently, as children, adults and even the judges strutted their stuff...

Engineering organisations in Laois encouraged to celebrate achievements and skill

Engineers Ireland is calling on engineering organisations in Laois to showcase their achievements and skill by submitting an entry to the 2019 Engineers Ireland...

Large areas of Laois without power as ESB report major electricity...

A large area of the county is in darkness tonight following a severe power outage. According to ESB Networks, parts of Stradbally, Timahoe, Portlaoise and...

Portlaoise housing estate left in ‘complete darkness’ by overgrown trees

One side of St. Brigid’s estate in Portlaoise is completely in the dark at night as the street lights are overgrown by trees. The Council...

ESB pole danger in Timahoe

A new request to remove ESB pole blocking the sightline of drivers at a Timahoe corner for years has been sent into Laois County...

Man electrocuted in Mountmellick recovering in hospital

Gardaí say that a man who was electrocuted in Mountmellick last night is recovering in hospital today. He sustained injuries after he was involved in...

Houses in Laois enduring electricity cuts today

Over 100 houses remain without electricity in Laois this morning due to what is described by ESB as essential maintenance works. A statement from ESB...

Gardai on the scene at crash in Portlaoise

Gardaí are on the scene this morning following an accident in Portlaoise. The incident occurred a short time ago opposite the ESB training centre on the...

Yellow warning issued as Storm Doris batters the country

Met Eireann has issued a status yellow warning for Laois as Storm Doris continues to batter us today. The wind alert is valid until around...