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Long-serving Fianna Fail official steps down as community project overlooked for...

A long-serving Fianna Fail official has stepped down from his role as chairperson of his local cumann following the decision not to award funding...

Three candidates in the mix ahead of Fianna Fail selection convention

Three candidates will contest for a place on the Fianna Fail General Election ticket in Laois-Offaly at the party’s selection convention later this month. Fianna Fail...

‘Recovery has not reached Laois’ says TD

Fianna Fáil TD for South Kildare, Fiona O’Loughlin says the latest report from Geo-Directory sites on commercial vacancy rates is further evidence that the...

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...

Long-serving Fianna Fail Laois TD to make political comeback with General...

Former Laois Fianna Fail TD John Moloney has confirmed that he will seek the party's nomination to run in the next General Election. Speaking to...

Row brewing in Fianna Fail as Madigan prepares to take seat

As Laois's newest councillor Pauline Madigan gets set to take her seat in the Council chamber, a major row is brewing in the local...

Fianna Fail choose successor for vacant Portlaoise seat following death of...

Fianna Fail have selected Pauline Madigan to fill the vacant Laois County Council seat left vacant following the death of the long-serving Jerry Lodge...

Vacant Council seat to be filled in July while one candidate...

The seat left vacant by the sad passing of Jerry Lodge earlier this year will be filled next month, LaoisToday understands. Eight people put themselves...

Two more candidates in the mix as Fianna Fail HQ to...

The battle within Fianna Fail to take the Laois County Council seat left vacant since the sad passing of Jerry Lodge is to be...

REVEALED: Three more candidates come forward to replace late Cllr Jerry...

Last week, we brought you the news that three men had put themselves forward to take the County Council seat of the late Portlaoise Cllr...

REVEALED: Three men in the running to replace the late Cllr...

Three men are in the running to take the County Council seat of the late Portlaoise Cllr Jerry Lodge, LaoisToday can reveal. There was widespread...

Fianna Fail leader Martin hits out at Minister Harris’ handling of...

Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has hit out at Minister for Health Simon Harris over his handling of Portlaoise Hospital. Martin is on a tour...

Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin due in Laois tomorrow

The leader of the Fianna Fáil party will visit Laois tomorrow. Micheal Martin will join Laois TD Seán Fleming as part of his 'leader's tour'...

Sadness and shock at the passing of veteran local politician

There is deep sadness in local political circles and beyond this morning with the news of the death of current Laois County Councillor Jerry...

Laois group honoured at Fianna Fail Youth Conference

The Laois branch of Ógra Fianna Fáil were presented with an award recently. Laois Ógra picked up the prestigious Gobnait O Connell Award at the...

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...

New Laois Fianna Fail chairman looking forward to busy spell as...

Fianna Fail in Laois have a new chairman with Mountmellick man Joe Dunne elected the role at the party's recent AGM in the county. Continuing...

Minister should support the hospital and ‘end this uncertainty for all...

At the recent AGM of Laois Fianna Fail on Friday, November 17, there was strong support from members for the retention and indeed upgrading...

Official objection to be lodged against Portarlington’s Kildare South move

An objection is to be officially lodged against Portarlington’s move into the Kildare South constituency, although a public meeting heard on Monday night that...

Deeply unpopular but constituency changes means Laois will be boring no...

Charlie Flanagan says it is "cackhanded", "inexplicable" and "wholly unsatisfactory". Sean Fleming says it is "most unfair" and "unjustified". Brian Stanley says they've "made...

The Sunday Interview: Steeped in political history, Padraig Fleming is set...

Cllr Padraig Fleming will reach the pinnacle of local politics when he is elected chairman of Laois County Council on Monday. With his own Fianna...

Controversy as Cllr Moran elected municipal chair

There was controversy at this afternoon's Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District meeting following the election of Cllr John Moran as chairman for the next year. At the...

Fianna Fail members invited to ‘sing along’ after Golf Classic

Laois Fianna Fail are holding a big fundraising Golf Classic this Friday - and it looks like it could be a great day out...

Anger as Cllr King’s reign in municipal chair continues

A war of words erupted this morning when it emerged that Cllr John King is to serve a second term as chairman of the...

Calls for HSE not to discontinue physiotherapy in Graiguecullen

The discontinuement of physiotherapy treatment at the health centre in Graiguecullen will cause 'great difficulties' for the people in South Laois who avail of...

Door left open for future water charges – Stanley

Domestic water charges could be reintroduced at a later stage due to the wording of the latest proposals, according to the local Sinn Féin...

Fianna Fail ready for election – and for power again –...

Portlaoise Hospital, the housing crisis, employment in the Laois region, a swipe at Fine Gael and a declaration that Fianna Fail are ready for a...

‘A lot of energy from last general election … target now...

Fianna Fail leader Michael Martin has told the Laois members of the party to target a second seat in the county in the next...

In pictures: The Fianna Fáil faithful turned out in force to...

A crowd of almost 250 people attended the Fianna Fáil dinner dance in the Castle Arms Hotel in Durrow on Friday night. Fianna Fáil party...

Laois Fianna Fail stalwarts praised by Michael Martin

Laois County Councillor Jerry Lodge - who will this year celebrate 50 years as an elected representative - was singled out for special praise...