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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...

Fears that ‘cars could crash into houses’ near busy bridge outside...

Residents living near a busy bridge over the River Owenass are fearful that cars could crash into their homes. So says Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus...

No quick solution in sight for ongoing parking issues at popular...

There appears to be no quick solution in sight for the ongoing parking issues at one of Laois's most popular tourist destinations. Gardai have been...

Road repair in Ballyfin, tree trimming in Clonaslee and flooding in...

Road repair, tree trimming and flooding were three issues that arose at the recent meeting of the Borris-In-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus McDonald...

Laois County Councillors call for ‘Strategic Housing Developments’ to be abolished

Laois County Councillors have called on the Minister for Housing, Darragh O'Brien, to abolish Strategic Housing Developments (SHD) immediately. Normally applications for planning permission first...

Sadness as ‘larger than life personality’ Joe Wisely passes away

There is deep sadness in Rosenallis this week following the passing of Joe Wisely. Mr Wisely passed away on Saturday November 21 and he was...

Laois Councillors call for action to be taken on flooding issues...

"Nobody should have to live like this - to live in fear of flooding. When it rains, it is like monsoon season in China." These...

Suggestion that a ‘private car park’ could help solve problems at...

The idea that a private car park could be opened to alleviate some of the major issues with the lack of car parking facilities...

My Life in Politics: Seamus McDonald on early memories, busy life...

Seamus McDonald is Fianna Fáil’s longest-serving county councillor in Laois, the Rosenallis man first having been elected in 1985. Indeed only current Cathaoirleach Willie Aird of Fine...

Long-serving McDonald delighted to be back again as Bracken increases his...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Seamus McDonald is Fianna Fáil's longest-serving county councillor in Laois, the Rosenallis man first having...

ELECTED: Seamus McDonald takes third seat in Borris-Mountmellick

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Fianna Fail's Seamus McDonald has been elected in the Borris-Mountmellick area on the eight count...

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...

Calls for better signage to stop visitors getting lost in the...

A call has been made for Laois County Council to improve the sign posts around the Slieve Bloom mountains because 'several people are getting...

Fears that river in Clonaslee will become polluted with raw sewage

There is a strong chance that the river in Clonaslee will become polluted with human waste if action is not taken, a county Councillor...