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Laois County Council to develop tourism hub at former pre-school in...

Laois County Council have announced they are to develop a tourism hub at the former Ha'Penny Babies School at Chapel Street in Portlaoise. The location...

Laois County Council praised as almost 350 social homes brought back...

A total of 349 vacant social homes were brought back into active use in Laois between 2014-2023 according to figures released by the Department...

Laois County Council agree to sell four sites in Ballyroan for...

The January meeting of Laois County Council saw the sale of eleven Council sites across the county, delivered under Section 183 of the Local...

Houses and a filling station potentially on the way to Durrow...

The January meeting of Laois County Council saw the sale of eleven Council sites across the county, delivered under Section 183 of the Local...

‘I was out in Heywood in Ballinakill, and to be honest,...

The Laois Climate Action Plan 2024 - 2029, which was drafted last year, was formally adopted by Laois County Council earlier this week at the...

Government are “treating local communities with disrespect and disdain” with current...

Laois County Council will write to the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth of Ireland, to request that an agreed strategy is...

Laois County Councillors call for Israeli and Russian products to be...

A call has come from Laois County Council for the Government to put in place measures that would require businesses selling products from Israel...

‘We’re going to smother our villages again and our small towns’...

A local County Councillor has urged for a reduction in toll charges for heavy goods vehicles using the Toll Plaza at Fatharnagh, Mountrath, Portlaoise...

‘From the point of view of the Council, nothing is required...

Laois County Council has no intentions of making alterations to the elevator in the New Library in Portlaoise. That is according to Council Chief Executive...

Housing development in Portlaoise estate put out for re-tender by Laois...

Laois County Council staff have informed the Portlaoise Municipal District that the housing development in Radharc Darach, Hepburn Court will be put out for...

Safety works demanded to deal with ‘deadly dangerous’ junction near Laois...

A Laois County Councillor has demanded that safety works are carried out at what he described as a 'deadly dangerous' junction at a Laois...

Pleas heard to clean Laois river which has become ‘one big...

Independent Laois County Councillor Ollie Clooney has pleaded with the Council to clean the River Erkina. The Durrow based Councillor says that the river, which...

“The village looks super, it is thriving – but we have...

A Laois County Councillor has called for improvement works to be carried out on a footpath in the village of Clough. Fine Gael Councillor Conor...

Large attendance for Rathdowney Town Team’s launch of new Town Centre...

A large group of over 60 people attended the launch of the Rathdowney Town Centre First Plan recently in the Marian Community Centre in...

‘The traffic in Portlaoise is absolutely unreal now – it’s bumper...

Laois County Council were this week called upon by Councillors to press Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan TD on the urgent need for the...

Laois County Council’s first Local Authority Affordable Purchase Scheme has 16...

Chief Executive of Laois County Council, Mr John Mulholland has urged people in a position to purchase a home to begin preparing their finances,...

Laois County Councillor calls on Minister to introduce National Wills Register...

A Laois County Councillor has called Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD, seeking the introduction of a National Wills Register in Ireland Fine Gael Cllr...

Laois County Council unveil their Indicative Capital Program for 2024, 2025...

Laois County Council have unveiled their Indicative Capital Program 24 - 26 which sets out a list of projects proposed to be undertaken over...

Council may need to take over building of one and two...

Laois County Council may need to take over the building of one and two bedroom homes in the County. That is the view of Sinn...

Uncomfortable standoff in Laois Country Council regarding ongoing Palestinian crisis

There was an uncomfortable moment in Laois County Council Chambers this week, when the ongoing Palestinian crisis was brought up unexpectedly. An attack by Hamas...

Problematic Portlaoise footpaths could be in line for an upgrade if...

The state of the County's footpaths was a major talking point at the monthly meeting of the Portlaoise Municipal Council last week. Several County Cllrs...

Councillor calls for maintenance person to be reinstated for elderly and...

A Laois County Councillor has said there is a serious issue with the treatment of elderly and disabled tenants living in Council houses across...

Community Climate Action Project in Laois ‘sparks momentum for change’

The Council Chamber was alight with inspiration and dedication as community leaders and climate enthusiasts gathered for the Community Climate Action Fund project workshop. Hosted...

Astro Pitch at Portlaoise Leisure Centre ‘in dire need of repair...

The Astro Pitch at Portlaoise Leisure is in dire need of repair and will soon become unplayable Laois County Council has heard. This is the...

More lighting and footpaths needed around Togher to deal with ‘huge’...

The area from Junction 17 Portlaoise Plaza towards Portlaoise Rugby Club and on to Togher Woods is in urgent need of new lighting and...

Considerable frustration over delay to Ballyfin playground and unexpected bill of...

Laois councillors have expressed their frustration over a delay to the new playground in Ballyfin - and an unexpected bill of €1,500 handed down...

Vacant, derelict houses ‘causing a lot of problems’ in Knockmay, Laois...

A local Cllr has called for Laois County Council be given an update as to when the six vacant houses in Knockmay will be...

Local Councillor seeks to make driving conditions easier for Laois road...

Laois County Council are being called upon to improve the safety of county's roads and make driving conditions easier for Laois road users. Cllr Barry...

Laois County Council called on to re-pave and landscape Ballinakill Square

A local County Councillor has called on Laois County council to put a plan in place to re-pave and landscape the Square in Ballinakill. Cllr John...

Social Enterprises provide ‘significant social and economic value’ to communities

Laois County Council has been urged to consider the "significant social and economic value" of Social Enterprises for communities across the County. Cllr Thomasina Connell...