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Laois County Council: New appointment booking system for Housing Services

Laois County Council: Public Notice – New appointment booking system for Housing Services July 6, 2020 To facilitate the needs of customers and to comply with Public...

Portlaoise councillors push for extended pedestrianisation of Main Street

It's not very often that all seven elected Laois County Councillors for the Portlaoise area (or any area for that matter) will agree on...

Laois County Councillor calls for a commercial airport to be constructed...

A Laois County Councillor has suggested that a commercial airport should be constructed in Laois. Fine Gael Councillor Aisling Moran says that Laois is ideally...

New Cathaoirleach elected to lead Laois County Council for the next...

Catherine Fitzgerald has been elected as the new Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council. The Fianna Fáil councillor was elected at today’s monthly meeting of the...

‘Portlaoise Leisure Centre will not be privatised’ hears Laois County Council...

Laois County Council have confirmed that Portlaoise Leisure Centre will not be privatised. Chief Executive John Mulholland told this morning’s monthly meeting of elected members...

Appeal for bottle banks to be installed on Mountmellick Road side...

With the pubs closed for the last couple of months, there has been an understandable increase in the number of people opting to have...

Laois County Council unveils completion of two new housing developments

Laois County Council has welcomed the completion of two new housing developments in Portarlington and Stradbally over the last two weeks. These homes are a...

Laois County Council announce resumption of parking charges in three towns

After more than three months of a moratorium, parking charges are set to be re-introduced next week in Laois. Laois County Council has confirmed that...

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...

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...

Councillors kick up as middle section of Main Street in Portlaoise...

A section of Main Street in Portlaoise is set to be pedestrianised for the months of July and August, but a number of concerns...

Portlaoise Leisure Centre would have needed at least €300,000 to stay...

Portlaoise Leisure Centre would have needed at least €300,000 just to stay open until Christmas - and the voluntary board of directors could have...

Laois playgrounds to re-open around the county from tomorrow, Thursday, June...

Parents and children alike will greet this decision with delight. Laois County Council are starting to re-open the playgrounds under that are under their...

Laois County Council set to move next monthly meeting out of...

The June meeting of Laois County Council will not take place in the chamber in Portlaoise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, it would not be possible...

Roadmap to recovery for Laois – as new Business Recovery Group...

A new group has been set up to drive the economic recovery of Laois following the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic. Led by Laois...

County Council and Gardai dealing with ‘groups gathering’ in houses throughout...

Laois County Council and Gardai are trying to deal with groups of people who continue to gather in large groups despite the current social...

€500,000 from Failte Ireland scheme received by Laois County Council

Laois County Council have received €500,000 from Failte Ireland in a bid to enhance tourism in Portlaoise. Chief Executive John Mulholland confirmed the news at...

HSE considering closing Laois Coronavirus Assessment Hub due to ‘low demand’

The HSE are considering closing the Laois Coronavirus Assessment Hub due to exceptionally low demand it has been revealed. Laois County Council Chief Executive John...

Turf war as councillors clash over bog access

A number of Laois County Councillors have spoken out about the current situation where people are unable to access Bord na Móna bogs to...

Councillors hit out at new fast-track planning system as ‘further erosion...

Laois County Councillors have questioned a new fast-track planning system, that allows An Bord Pleanála grant permission to large residential building projects. The Strategic Housing...

Laois County Council urged to think differently to help businesses in...

Laois County Council have been urged to think differently in a bid to help businesses as Government begin to re-open the country and lift...

Laois County Council could be at the loss of millions due...

The loss of rates payment by businesses to Laois County Council could end up costing them millions in lost income, it has been revealed. Sinn...

Laois County Council, An Garda Siochana and the HSE urge people...

Ahead of the May Bank Holiday weekend, representatives of An Garda Síochána, the HSE and Laois County Council are appealing to everyone in Laois...

Laois County Council make decision on rates during Coronavirus pandemic

Laois County Council have decided not to issue any commercial rates bills to businesses for the foreseeable future due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The decision...

Laois County Council launch Community Support Covid-19 free helpline

Laois County Council have launched a new Community Support helpline to help people during the Covid-19 pandemic. This helpline will operate seven days per week...

‘Discipline in the community is so necessary … we can play...

John Mulholland, the CEO of Laois County Council, has said that the people of Laois can play their part in limiting the spread of...

Laois County Council takes the lead to assist citizens during Covid-19

A dedicated community support helpline will be established in Laois County Councilto assist at risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports...

Laois County Council to take monthly meeting online amid Coronavirus outbreak

For the first time in their history, Laois County Council will hold their monthly meeting via conference call on Monday in a bid to...

Laois County Council: Public notice in relation to controlled burning

Laois County Council: Public Notice - Services to the Public March 27th, 2020 In the lead up to the vegetation fire season (i.e. fires on grasslands,...

Message from Chief Executive of Laois County Council: STAY AWAY from...

The Chief Executive of Laois County Council is urging people to stay away from public amenities as the country attempts to limit the spread...