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Local Elections: Fine Gael look to increase council seats in Laois...

There was a little bit of everything at the Fine Gael Local Elections launch in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel last night. A nod to their...

62% of LaoisToday respondents favour early General Election as Fine Gael...

Over 62% of respondents in a LaoisToday poll have said that they would like to see a General Election called in the wake of...

Death occurs of Tom Mulhall, former councillor and Cathaoirleach of Laois...

The death has occurred of Tom Mulhall from Emo, a former Cathaoirleach of Laois County County Council and a Fine Gael councillor from 2009-2021. Mr...

In Pictures: Minister Simon Harris present as Laois Local Election candidate...

Minister Simon Harris was in attendance at Dick Dunne's Lounge, Stradbally, on Saturday last, to launch the election campaign of Vivienne Phelan. Phelan is a...

Aird fully focused on Local Elections in June amid rumours of...

Fine Gael Councillor Willie Aird says he is solely focused on retaining his seat in the Laois County Council in June. Rumours had been circulating...

Charlie Flanagan retires: What happens next and what does it mean...

Late on Monday evening, the news broke that the long-serving Laois TD Charlie Flanagan would not be standing in the next election. The next General...

End of a political era as Charlie Flanagan announces decision not...

Long-serving Laois-Offaly Fine Gael TD Charlie Flanagan has announced that he will not contest the next General Election, thus bringing an end to his...

‘Being elected a TD is a great privilege and I am...

Long-serving Fine Gael TD Charlie Flanagan has said it has been a 'great privilege' to represent Laois-Offaly for more than 30 years - and...

Local TDs react to election boundary change with a feeling of...

Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon and Fianna Fail's Sean Fleming both believe that the redrawing of the electoral boundaries is a positive thing. The pair...

Fine Gael candidates line up as nominations close ahead of 2024...

We are about nine months out from the 2024 Local Elections and the various political parties are beginning to get their teams in order. Fianna...

Shock and sadness at death of former Laois county councillor and...

The death has occurred of former Laois county councillor, Cathaoirleach and General Election candidate John Moran. Mr Moran, who was a Fine Gael councillor in...

Fine Gael set to select their team to contest 2024 Local...

Fine Gael are set to select their candidates to run for the party in the Portlaoise area in next year’s Local Elections.  The party currently...

‘Housing measures will get more homes in Laois and Offaly built...

Extra measures agreed by Cabinet under the Housing for All plan will speed up home building and drive down building costs across Laois and...

Stradbally woman selected as Fine Gael Local Area Representative

Fine Gael has formally ratified Vivienne Phelan as a new Local Area Representative for the Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District. Vivienne, a veterinary surgeon by profession, is...

From the Archives – 1985 Election Memories: A Fianna Fáil landslide,...

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday on April 22 2019. The local elections of 1985 in Laois were the most significant and dramatic in more...

2022 Remembered: Flanagan intends to contest next General Election, though uncertainty...

In April, experienced Laois TD, Charlie Flanagan announced his intentions to contest the next general election and extend his more than three decades as...

Laois Cathaoirleach is the first councillor in Ireland to benefit from...

Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council Thomasina Connell will be the first Councillor in Ireland to benefit from the new measures set out in the...

Thomasina Connell: ‘We’re due to have a General Election in 2025...

Thomasina Connell, the current Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council, says she would "relish" the opportunity to be a candidate for Fine Gael at the...

Sadness at death of Loretta Moran, well-known in political and business...

The death has occurred of Loretta Moran, from Ballinagar, Ballylinan, wife of former long-serving Laois Fine Gael county councillor John Moran and mother of...

Laois County Council elect new chairperson as Thomasina Connell takes over...

Laois County Council has elected a new chairperson to lead the council for the next 12 months. At today’s AGM, Fine Gael’s Thomasina Connell took...

Flanagan intends to contest next General Election, though uncertainty abounds over...

Long-serving Laois Fine Gael TD Charlie Flanagan says he intends to contest the next General Election, whenever that may be. Deputy Flanagan, who celebrated his...

Laois’s newest County Councillor sets out hopes for the future as...

Laois's newest County Council was officially co-opted into into his seat following a meeting this morning. Ballyroan native Barry Walsh will feel the seat left...

New Laois County Councillor appointed following selection at online convention

Laois County Council are set to have their newest member after he was officially selected to fill a vacant seat. Ballyroan native Barry Walsh will...

Leading candidate emerges to fill Laois County Council seat left vacant...

Ballyroan native Barry Walsh looks set to be co-opted to the Laois County Council seat left vacant following the retirement of long-serving councillor Mary...

Fine Gael lay out the process for filling council seat left...

Fine Gael members in the Portlaoise Municipal District will decide at an online convention early next month who will fill the Laois County Council...

Laois TD hits out at Green Party following MEP’s ‘request to...

A Laois TD has called on the Green Party to answer questions regarding its views on agricultural investment in light of MEP Ciarán Cuffe’s...

Long-serving Laois county councillor announces retirement after 22-year local political career

Long-serving Laois County Councillor Mary Sweeney has announced her retirement from politics. Her decision to call time brings to an end a distinguished local political...

Laois residents invited to submit their ideas on how to make...

Residents across the Laois are being offered the chance to have their voice heard and contribute to national policymaking. This is being offered, according to...

Conor Bergin excited for Cathaoirleach role – but General Election ambitions...

Last week Conor Bergin, the Fine Gael councillor from Borris-in-Ossory, became the youngest Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council. At 27, he is one of the...

Laois County Council elects youngest ever chair as Conor Bergin takes...

Laois County Council has elected its youngest ever chairperson as Conor Bergin took the role this afternoon. The 27-year-old Borris-In-Ossory native becomes the youngest since...