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Graiguecullen candidates in the mix as Carlow set to vote in...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union As the country gets set to go to the polls this week in the European...

Nine candidates in the mix for six seats in Graiguecullen-Portarlington

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In keeping with the lower number of candidates this year putting themselves forward for election,...

Council candidates do battle with one eye on next general election...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union There is more at stake in Friday’s local elections than the Council seats in Tipperary...

Big changes across the border in this year’s Kildare Local Elections

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In the final week of the Local Elections campaign, we’re keeping an eye on what’s...

1991 Election Memories: Liam Hyland champion of rural Ireland; Cathy Honan’s...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union ‘Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose’, the more it changes, the more they...

Changes on the way in Offaly Local Elections – as women...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The political interests in Laois and Offaly have almost forever been intertwined, the two counties...

Row erupts between Fine Gael Local Election candidates over posters

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union A row over posters has erupted in the Graiguecullen-Portarlington area between two Fine Gael Local...

Moment in Time: Remembering Thomasina Connell’s 2016 General Election Campaign

The most recent time the country went to the polls for an election was in February 2016 for a General Election. Locally it saw the...

2009 Election Memories: End of the Bertie era, end of the...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union When Bertie Ahern won his hat-trick of general elections and was installed for his third...

Moment in Time: Remembering Mary Sweeney’s year as Cathaoirleach of Laois...

Ballyroan native Mary Sweeney was first elected to Laois County Council in 1999 - but as she gets set to contest a fifth election...

1999 Election Memories: The count that ended up in court as...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union If it’s nail-biting drama, excitement and intrigue you are looking for, forget about the Game...

2014 Election Memories: Carnage even before the off, FF and FG...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In the biggest blow to local government in forty years and the greatest damage inflicted...

1985 Election Memories: A Fianna Fáil landslide, first woman elected, some...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The local elections of 1985 in Laois were the most significant and dramatic in more...

2004 Election Memories: No TDs, some PDs, a Sinn Féin breakthrough...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union While the country was still basking in the warm afterglow of Bertie Ahern’s second term...

John Whelan: Don’t mind what they say, of course there’s an...

Remember 7 Days? Ok, Today Tonight then? Today Tonight Election Specials with Basil Chubb, Brian Farrell and John Bowman. Now there’s an A-Team of number...

MEP Deirdre Clune visits Laois as European Elections come into focus

It's not just for Local and General Elections that the constituencies have been re-drawn. The same is the case for the upcoming European Elections, with...

Fine Gael select their team for Europe as Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy missses...

Over 1,000 Fine Gael members gathered in the Minella Hotel in Clonmel on Sunday afternoon for the party's European Election convention for Ireland South...

Election Diary: Launches, big support and a call for help

It was a busy week of campaign launches - but it was really only the start of it. On Thursday night, Renua officially kick-started Dom...

Four candidates for three positions as Fine Gael to select team...

Fine Gael members from vast swathes of the southern half of the country will gather in the Minella Hotel in Clonmel on Sunday evening...

Election Diary: Dumping in Borris-in-Ossory and campaign launches

Election season is well and truly underway and the political stories are coming thick and fast here on LaoisToday. So we bring you the first...

Laois-Offaly Fine Gael TD to seek nomination for European Elections

Laois-Offaly Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy is seeking the party’s nomination to become an MEP in the Ireland South constituency. The European Elections take...

Well-known Laois man opts to run as Independent in Local Elections

One of the county’s most popular and best known community activists has thrown his hat in to the ring for the local elections. It’s no...

Fine Gael shape up to win back seats in Borris-Mountmellick Area

It may have been freezing cold and snowing outside but there was a clear spring in the step of the Fine Gael members who...

Five in the mix at final Fine Gael Local Election Selection...

The last Fine Gael selection convention ahead of May's Local Elections will take place Thursday night in St Fintan's Hall in Mountrath at 8.30pm. And...

New faces on the team as Fine Gael confirm candidates for...

Fine Gael will run three candidates in the Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal in this year's Local Elections. The party held their selection convention in the Gandon Inn...

Political rivalry, departed friends and a new perspective as Fine Gael...

The Fine Gael Local Election selection convention for the Portlaoise Municipal District was held in the Killeshin Hotel on Wednesday night - with the...

Last five years the most difficult says long-serving local councillor as...

Cllr Willie Aird has been a member of Laois County Council since 1979 but he says the last five years have been the most...

No contest needed as Fine Gael select their Portlaoise Local Election...

The late withdrawal of one of the candidates meant that there was no need for a vote at this evening's Fine Gael Local Election selection...

Third Fine Gael nomination hopeful in Graiguecullen/Portarlington named

Another new name has come up to contest the Fine Gael Local Election nomination in Graiguecullen/Portarlington for this year. Aisling Moran, who lives near Ballylinan, has...

Four Fine Gael candidates set to contest in Portlaoise in Local...

It looks like Fine Gael will run four candidates in the Portlaoise Municipal District in this year's Local Elections. The party are holding their selection...