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Pauline Madigan upbeat and determined to run for Fianna Fáil

To paraphrase the famous quote, rumours of her political demise have been greatly exaggerated. Fianna Fáil general election candidate, Pauline Madigan, has defiantly confirmed her...

General Election Overview: The state of play in Laois-Offaly

Over a month has passed since this year’s Local Elections and with county councils around the country now back to the business, attention will...

2018 Remembered – Long-serving Fianna Fail Laois TD to make political...

Mr Moloney announced to LaoisToday back in July his intention to re-enter political life for the first time since he lost his seat in...

No General Election in 2019 as Fianna Fáil to extend confidence...

News has just broke that Fianna Fáil are to extend the confidence and supply arrangement with Fine Gael for one more budget. It is expected...

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...

Cowen selected again in Offaly as Fianna Fail look towards General...

Fianna Fail members in Offaly have chosen Barry Cowen to represent the party once again in the next General Election following their Selection Convention...

Fine Gael pick their candidates in Laois-Offaly for the next General...

Charlie Flanagan, Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy and John Clendennen will represent Fine Gael at the next General Election following the party’s selection convention in Clonaslee this...

Fine Gael set convention date as General Election comes into focus

Fine Gael will hold their selection convention later this month as the party sets their sights on fighting the next General Election in 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...

Wired with Whelan: On the contrary, we do need an election!

How can we be lovers if we can't be friends? How can we start over when the fighting never ends? Baby, how can we make love...

Stanley up for the fight as he’s selected to contest General...

Sitting TD Brian Stanley was selected as the Sinn Féin candidate in the next general election at their election convention on Friday night in...

Fear of rural crime has people taking medication to help sleep,...

Renua Ireland leader John Leahy has claimed that rural people are now being medicated so they can sleep at night - such is the...

Flanagan selected to contest General Election in Laois once again

Charlie Flanagan has been selected by the Laois Fine Gael party to contest an eighth General Election this evening in Abbeyleix. The party held their...

Fine Gael call election convention in Laois at short notice

With the Government hanging by a thread and a General Election possibly on the cards for before Christmas, Fine Gael in Laois have arranged...

Hospital committee urged to put forward General Election candidate

With a snap General Election on the cards and services of Portlaoise Hospital in doubt, the Portlaoise Hospital Action Committee have been urged to...

Laois constituency to remain if General Election called

A snap election could put the reunification of the Laois/Offaly electoral constituency on hold. A spokesperson for the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government...

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...

Anger as new constituency to send almost 10,000 Laois voters to...

Almost 10,000 Laois voters are set to be moved to the Kildare South constituency following the recommendations of the Constituency Commission. Laois-Offaly is set to be...

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...

Laois Labour planning for next General Election

The Laois branch of the Labour Party are planning for the prospect of having to contest a General Election in the near future. Following a...