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‘Boy racers’ wrecking Laois roundabouts claim councillors

Following the tearing up of roundabouts around the M7 in Emo, some Councillors have called for the installation of CCTV cameras to deter the...

Action sought as raw sewage within 50 feet of Portarlington houses

Some residents in Portarlington are living within 50 feet of where raw sewage is overflowing onto the ground, leading to local councillor Aidan Mullins...

CCTV sought for Portarlington playground to deter ‘louts’

Following a number of recent incidents at Portarlington playground, a local councillor has called for CCTC cameras to be installed and public lighting to...

Calls for lights in Ballylinan following assault near playground

A man was assaulted near the playground in Ballylinan, ending up in hospital with a broken ankle and a fracture over his eye, leading...

Serious issues highlighted over proposed Portarlington relief road

Portarlington-based Laois County Councillor Aidan Mullins says "there are enough things in Portarlington screaming out for funding" without having €1million ring-fenced for a relief...

‘War zone’ Stradbally housing estate to be completed by Christmas

An unfinished housing estate, described as a 'war zone', is set to be completed by Christmas. Cill Beg Manor in Stradbally was originally constructed around...

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...

Appeal to HSE to reverse decision to end physio services in...

An appeal has been made for the HSE to reverse their decision to end physiotherapy services in Graiguecullen. Speaking at a recent meeting of the...

Calls for Laois County Council to purchase old Avon factory

A local Councillor has called on the Laois County Council to enquire about the possibility of buying the site of the former Avon factory...

Parts of Portarlington like ‘a third world country’

Parts of Portarlington have been described as being like 'a third world country' by a County Councillor. Sinn Féin Councillor Aidan Mullins made the claim...

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...

Footpaths in Portarlington like ‘something you’d see in Syria’

The footpaths in Portarlington have deteriorated to such a bad state, they are like something from a war thorn region a county Councillor has...

Six-year lease on Stradbally Allotments ‘will not be renewed’

A new six-year lease will not be granted to the Stradbally Community Allotment Association after the current one expires, it has been revealed. The committee...

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after disabled Graiguecullen man mugged

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a disabled Graiguecullen man was robbed in broad daylight in a park in Carlow on Sunday afternoon. Wheelchair-bound Eoin...

Council committee decision on Nicole Turner reception branded a ‘disgrace’

The decision to host a municipal authority reception rather that a full-blown County Council one for Nicole Turner has been labelled “disgraceful” by an...