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Considerable improvement of footpaths and cycle lanes planned for Portlaoise

Laois County Council is planning to considerably improve footpaths and cycle lanes in Portlaoise town next year, as well as develop a cycle network...

Survey underway as ‘dangerous’ pedestrian crossings left in the dark

Laois County Council plans to carry out a lighting survey of all pedestrian crossings in Portlaoise. This comes following concerns that some are dangerous due...

Strict approach to ‘dumping’ at bottle banks taken by Laois County...

Should Laois County Council show some leniency towards people who mistakenly dump boxes at bottle banks in the county, or should it be the...

Portlaoise County Councillor slams Supermac’s boss for ‘slagging off workers’

Frontline workers and retail staff deserve recognition for all their hard work instead of being insulted by a multimillionaire whose fortune was made by...

End of an era as Ballyroan’s Mary Sweeney retires from elected office

Heartfelt tributes were paid at Laois County Hall today, as Mary Sweeney retired from her role as a county councillor with the Portlaoise Municipal...

Council urged to take the lead on historic Portlaoise graveyard

Laois County Council should oversee maintenance on the historic Ridge graveyard in Portlaoise and not leave it to volunteers. Cllr Thomasina Connell proposed at the...

Free parking in Portlaoise on Saturdays ahead of Christmas rush

People shopping in the centre of Portlaoise will be able to avail of free parking on the three Saturdays in December in the lead...

Importance of road infrastructure around new Portlaoise secondary school highlighted

In the coming years, Dunamase College will move into a new build secondary school on the Timahoe Road in Portlaoise, close to the old...

Calls for bollards to be erected near Laois secondary schools to...

A Laois County Councillor has called for bollards to be erected on cycling lanes near two Laois secondary schools to prevent cars from parking...

Meeting demanded with Cluid as major housing project in Laois continues...

A meeting with the housing body Cluid has been demanded in a bid to find out why a major housing development in Laois has...

Renewed calls for Columbarium Wall and crematorium as Councillors estimate Portlaoise...

There have been renewed calls for the construction of a Columbarium Wall and crematorium in Portlaoise. This comes after Cllr Catherine Fitzgerald put down a...

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...