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Bins needed for dog foul – or remove dispensers altogether argues...

The ongoing issue of dog fouling on public paths in Portlaoise was raised once again at the most recent meeting of the local Municipal...

Angry exchanges as no date given for reopening of Portlaoise Leisure...

The issue of when Portlaoise Leisure Centre will re-open was raised at a Municipal District meeting in Laois County Council today with councillors expressing...

Calls for cameras to be installed in Laois cemetery to stamp...

A call has been made for security cameras to be installed at a Laois cemetery. Fianna Fail Councillor Catherine Fitzgerald put down the motion in...

Laois Councillor calls for additional bins to be put up in...

Laois County Councillor Thomasina Connell has called for additional litter bins to be put up in Portlaoise town centre. The Fine Gael Councillor made the...

Calls for busy Portlaoise rural road to be resurfaced for dramatic...

Two Laois County Councillors have called for repairs to be carried out on a narrow Laois road that has become very busy. The road in...

Laois County Council create ‘bigger and better’ disability parking spaces to...

Laois County Council says that it has created three 'bigger and better' disability parking spaces in Portlaoise. There was upset on social media recently as...

Mary Sweeney elected Cathaoirleach of Portlaoise Municipal District for next 12...

Fine Gael County Councillor Mary Sweeney has been elected as the chairperson of the Portlaoise Municipal District for the next 12 months. Laois County Council...

Calls for a playground to be constructed in two Laois villages

Two Laois County Councillors have called for a playground to be constructed in two Laois villages. Raheen and Ballyroan were the subject of motions put...

Unkempt grass, damaged perimeter fence and no reopening date – frustrations...

Frustrations about the ongoing closure of Portlaoise Leisure Centre were expressed at today's meeting of the Portlaoise Municipal District. On June 7, Portarlington Leisure Centre...

Meeting called following harrowing details of thefts and cars driving over...

A meeting between Laois County Councillors, Council officials and members of the St Peter & Paul’s cemetery committee in Portlaoise has been called after...

Calls for a ‘retractable canopy’ to be erected on Main Street...

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that we have all had to adapt the way we live our lives - and one Laois County Councillor...

‘There will be a fatality and it will be said to...

The ongoing issue of wild deer on the main road between Abbeyleix and Durrow was raised once again at this week's Portlaoise Municipal District...

Council urged to improve maintenance of housing stock

Laois County Council need to prioritise a plan to improve their current housing stock, according to Portlaoise's Sinn Féin councillor Caroline Dwane-Stanley. She was speaking...

‘Solution needed now’ to unpleasant issue in Portlaoise housing estate

An immediate solution is needed to solve a serious sewage problem in the Hermitage estate in Portlaoise, a recent meeting of Laois County Councillors...

Calls made for improved parking and roads at hugely popular Togher...

One of the most popular amenities in Laois over the past year has been Togher Woods outside Portlaoise which has experience a huge surge...

Laois councillor suggests a museum and heritage centre to be developed...

Laois County Council should develop a museum/heritage centre in Portlaoise "to recognise the tremendous history of our town and county" according to Cllr Noel...

Update sought on Council plan on facilitation of public spaces for...

Laois County Councillor Mary Sweeney has sought an update from Laois County Council on how they plan for the facilitation of public spaces for...

In Pictures: ‘Three-pronged approach’ required to tackle ‘dumping crisis’ on Council...

Old couches, fridges, blankets, mattress, drugs paraphernalia and general rubbish are strewn across a field owned by Laois County Council in the middle of...

Car parking spaces to be re-marked outside Laois cemetery

Laois County Council are to re-mark the car parking spaces opposite St Peter and Paul's Cemetery in Portlaoise. That comes following a request by Labour...

‘Absolutely disgusting’ – outrage as dog fouling leads to wheelchair user...

Dog fouling has been described as 'absolutely disgusting and a huge problem' at this morning's meeting of the Portlaoise Municipal District. Fianna Fail Councillor Catherine...

Parking review of Portlaoise Town Centre to be carried out in...

A review of the current parking laws in Portlaoise town centre is to be carried out. Fine Gael Cllr Thomasina Connell requested that alternatives to...

Laois County Council to erect temporary salt/grit areas to help rural...

Laois County Council is to pilot two temporary salt/grit drop off points in rural areas of the Portlaoise Municipal District in a bid to...

Calls for safety works on busy Laois road following incident involving...

A Laois County Councillor has called for safety works to be carried out on a busy Laois road, highlighting a near miss between a...

Outstanding memberships at Portlaoise Leisure Centre to be honoured when facility...

Anyone who had paid their membership to Portlaoise Leisure Centre when it closed last year will have the remaining time honoured when the facility...

Calls for action to solve ‘ongoing anti-social behaviour’ problems at former...

A Laois County Councillor has called for action to be taken to solve what he says are 'ongoing anti-social behaviour' problems at the site...

Calls for indoor sports centre to built on lands Laois County...

Laois County Councillors in the Portlaoise Municipal District have called for a indoor sports facility to be built in the town. In 2019, Laois County...

Safety of cyclists a big issue at Portlaoise’s secondary schools

One of the features of lockdown life this year has been an increase in people out cycling and walking. But secondary school students cycling to...

Saturday free parking sought in Portlaoise for Christmas period

Free parking in Portlaoise for the three Saturdays leading up to Christmas has been sought by local Councillors. Fine Gael Councillor Mary Sweeney had initially...

Renewed calls for courthouse to be moved as Covid restrictions lead...

There have been renewed calls for the courthouse in Portlaoise to be moved off of Main Street as the Covid-19 restrictions on people in...

Resolution in sight for decade long dispute over rail crossing in...

Three years after declaring that his 'day will come' in relation to a Laois County Councillor's 14 year dispute with Iarnrod Eireann - his...