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Cycle lane could be added to old main Dublin Road at...

A proposal to add a cycle lane to the old main Dublin Road from the Kildare border outside Monasterevin to The Heath is being...

Tempers flare as proposal for a pedestrian crossing in Stradbally gets...

Whether it was the boredom of the past couple of months that was getting to them or the frustrations of lockdown, a right row...

Laois County Council keen to purchase five properties in Killeen for...

Laois County Council have made an offer to purchase five houses in the Bruach na hAbhainn estate in Killeen to us "use for housing...

Three new County Councillors elected as chairs of Municipal Districts

Three new chairs of the three Municipal Districts in Laois have been elected in the last day. Fianna Fail's Seamus McDonald and the Fine Gael...

New chairpersons elected to Municipal Districts – as Sinn Féin councillor...

Cllr Thomasina Connell and Cllr Aisling Moran have been elected the new chairpersons of their respective Municipal Districts, following the AGMs in Laois County...

Unresponsive contractors ‘should not receive council work’

Contractors who carry out work for Laois County Council - but don't engage or respond to complainants after they have finished should not get...

Portarlington footpaths, dangerous road and parking issues

The town of Portarlington is in line for a major upgrade of its footpaths but local councillor Aidan Mullins did raise some concerns about...

Quality of surfacing raised as ‘spending more and more money on...

The state of the county's roads and the never-ending issues of potholes was raised at the recent Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District meeting in Laois County...

Slow progress on facilities for Rock of Dunamaise

Having additional parking, toilet and information facilities at the Rock of Dunamaise has long been an issue with local county councillors in Laois and...

People reporting drug dealing should be ‘protected at all times’

People who wish to report drug dealing in their estates should have their identity protected at all costs was the strong view of Laois...

Box by Box: How the Graiguecullen-Portarlington area voted in the 2020...

The Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District in Laois voted overwhelmingly in favour of the three outgoing TDs from the county in last weekend's General Election as...

Councillor Aisling Moran makes it a clean sweep at her first...

Recently elected local councillor Aisling Moran saw a hattrick of her motions passed at her first ever Graiguecullen-Portarlington municipal district meeting as a sitting...

New wheelchair parking and stop sign for Stradbally

A new wheelchair parking bay and 'Stop' sign will be installed in Stradbally, as two motions requesting both were passed at the recently Graiguecullen-Portarlington...

Long-awaited repairs to Timahoe cemetery expected to be carried out late...

Work on the dangerous wall in Timahoe cemetery are expected to be carried out towards the end of 2019 or early 2020. The works are...

No functioning lights at pedestrian crossings a source of danger say...

Lights at pedestrian crossings not being turned on can cause road accidents, say local councillors. The discussion arose during yesterday's Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District meeting. Cllr Aidan...

Laois social housing adaption works 2019 funding slashed to two-thirds of...

It has been revealed that the 2019 allocation for adaption works to the social housing stock within the county is €242,000. This is a reduction...

Chairmen and vice-chairs elected at first Council meetings of local areas

Three new chairmen and vice-chairpersons have been elected this morning as the three local areas of Laois County Council met for the first time...

Box by box – how your area voted in the 2019...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Being strong on your home patch was very much apparent in Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District, where...

ELECTED: Padraig Fleming, Aidan Mullins and Tom Mulhall all elected on...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Padraig Fleming (Fianna Fáil), Aidan Mullins (Sinn Féin) and Tom Mulhall (Fine Gael) are the...

PROFILED: The full list of candidates running for Local Election in...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The people of Laois and Ireland will be asked to vote in the Local Elections this Friday. There...

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,...

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...

Glowing tributes paid to councillor John Moran at his last ever...

It was an emotional day at Laois County Council offices today as Cathaoirleach of Portlarington/Graiguecullen John Moran sat in the head seat for his...

Portlaoise has fourth highest national rate of women contesting in 2019...

As it stands, Portlaoise has one of the highest rates of declared female candidates of any local election area in the country. According to research...

The confirmed list of candidates in this year’s Local Elections

The people of Laois and Ireland will be asked to vote in the Local Elections this year. There’s just over three months to go to...

Labour Party convention selects two candidates for local elections in Laois

Last night's Labour Party selection convention saw two candidates selected for local elections in Laois. Current councillor Noel Tuohy was selected to contest the Portlaoise...

New Labour representative seeks nomination for Graiguecullen-Portarlington election

Graiguecullen-Portarlington have a new Labour representative running for this year's local elections. Eoin Barry has announced his intention to seek the Labour Party nomination for...

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...

Stradbally woman to contest Fine Gael Local Election nomination in Graiguecullen/Portarlington

Earlier this week the news broke that new candidate Conor Bergin was among nominees for the upcoming Fine Gael Local Election convention in Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick. He...

Stradbally ‘will not get any roundabouts’

Back in September, Fine Gael Cllr Tom Mulhall requested roundabouts for Stradbally as he said traffic calming measures were needed in the town to...