9.1 C
County Laois
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Home Tags Ollie Clooney

Tag: Ollie Clooney

Bracken elected chairman of Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick district while hat-draw required for vice-chair

Fianna Fail Councillor Paddy Bracken has been elected as the new chairman of the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District. There are 19 Councillors in Laois County Council...

‘Support local media – support what’s good’ says Laois councillor

It's not often that the media come in for praise at a public meeting. More often than not they're being blamed for something. But at a...

Work needed on Cullohill Mountain and bridge in Durrow

The road at Cullohill Mountain is in bad need of a resurface according to local councillor for the area Ollie Clooney. Cllr Clooney had a...

Outrage over disgusting dumping in one of the most scenic parts...

There was outrage and anger expressed at a meeting in Laois County Council over dumping in one of our main tourist spots. Independent Councillor James...

Councillor pledges to ‘up my game’ in bid to bring ‘badly...

'All I am looking for is a small car park and I don't think that is too much to ask for'. That was the plea...

CCTV schemes vital as rural robberies ‘putting real fear’ into Laois...

The rolling out of CCTV schemes across the county have been described as 'vital' as the impact upon those who are the victims of...

Residents ‘terrified’ following ‘number of near misses involving HGVs’ on rural...

Residents along a rural Laois road are 'terrified' following a 'number of near misses involving HGVs', a meeting in Laois has heard. The matter was...

High praise for local Tidy Towns committee as Laois village in...

A Laois village is in pristine condition thanks to the work of its Tidy Towns and local County Councillor. You'd do well to find a...

‘Seeing children standing in the rain is sad’ – Councillor calls...

A Laois County Councillor has requested that a bus shelter be erected at Sean Doire in Durrow. At a recent meeting of the Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal...

‘We have to take a stand’ – Laois Councillors call for...

Two Councillors have called on Laois County Council to cut down dangerous trees that are on private land - and to bill the owners...

Calls for car park to be constructed in Laois village as...

A call has been made for Laois County Council to investigate the possibility of erecting a car park in a Laois village. Independent Cllr Ollie...

Ollie Clooney elected chairman of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick District for next 12...

Councillor Ollie Clooney has been elected as the chairperson of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal District for the next 12 months. Laois County Council is split up...

‘The only people who are happy about that road are the...

A Laois County Councillor has said that the only people who are happy about the state of a particular road in the county at...

‘Never give waste for disposal to unlicensed operator’

Donal Brennan, Director of Services at Laois County Council, has urged the public not to use unlicensed waste collectors. Mr Brennan was speaking at this...

War of words as councillors do battle over Camross roads

It's not unusual for a local council meeting to develop into a row over roads - but at this week's Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick District meeting the...

County Council agree €562,000 sale of Togher land for expansion of...

A fourth business is set to start operating from the Togher National Business Park in Portlaoise. The issue of the disposal of 3.04 hectares at...

Calls for Laois bridge to be repaired as works also required...

Laois County Council has been called upon to repair a bridge in Errill and also fix a hole in a wall near Ballacolla in...

Update: ESB say they are not liable for pole that has...

The ESB say they are not liable for a pole on a Laois road after a Laois County Councillor called on them to 'cop...

Calls for a number of Laois roads to be resurfaced –...

Laois County Councillors in the Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District have called for a number of smaller roads to be resurfaced. Speaking at Thursday's meeting of the...

Calls for repair works in Mountrath as noise of passing lorries...

The noise of passing lorries hitting a 'bad patch in the road' is keeping people awake at night - a meeting of the Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick...

Fence needs be erected following ‘serious incidents’ involving deer on busy...

Laois County Councillor John Joe Fennelly has called on Transport Infrastructure Ireland to erect a fence on the Abbeyleix/Durrow road following a number of...

Laois Councillor ‘scalded’ and running around like ‘Wee Willie Winkie’ over...

A Laois County Councillor has said he is being 'scalded' on the phone on a daily basis over the installation of new LED lights...

New car parking regime to be trialled in Laois town

A new car parking regime is to be trialled in a Laois town. Mountrath is to be subject to 'time limited' parking, rather than paid-parking,...

Calls to address the ‘worst bend in Laois’ before serious accident...

Calls for Laois County Council to address safety concerns at the 'worst bend in Laois' have been made. Fine Gael Cllr Conor Bergin raised the...

New candidates Bergin and Clooney in the mix in Borris-Mountmellick as...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Two new first-time candidates have put the cat among the pigeons in the Borris-Mountmellick Municipal...

Ground hurling, the GAA vote and the Rosenallis factor all in...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union One of the puzzling anomalies of Laois-Offaly politics is how villages like Ballacolla and Bracknagh...

Well-known Laois man opts to run as Independent in Local Elections

One of the county’s most popular and best known community activists has thrown his hat in to the ring for the local elections. It’s no...

Wired with Whelan: We need to cop on when it comes...

Lettuce pray … for a bit of cop on at dinner time Don’t panic. Don’t change channels. It’s only me, not Fr Paddy. But I am...