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Talking Politics Podcast: Sean Fleming on possible restrictions, his new job...

On the latest episode of the LaoisToday Talking Politics Podcast, we're joined by Laois Fianna Fáil TD Seán Fleming who was recently appointed as...

Minister Fleming calls on sporting organisations to cancel activity in Laois,...

Minister for State, Sean Fleming, has called on the GAA and all sporting organisations to cancel all matches and events in Laois, Kildare and...

Ready for business – new Supermac’s at Portlaoise Plaza to open...

The Portlaoise Plaza at Junction 17 on the M7 motorway at Togher is set to open this Friday, July 31, with 120 new jobs...

Profile: Steeped in Fianna Fáil, long-serving Laois TD appointed a Minister...

Long-serving Laois Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming has been appointed a Minister for State at the Department of Finance. Deputy Fleming’s elevation to the Junior...

Laois TD calls for Minister to ensure all childcare and creche...

Laois TD Sean Fleming says that Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Roderic O’Gorman must take a 'pro-active approach' to ensure that every childcare...

No Junior Minister for Laois as Fleming overlooked – but Agriculture...

Laois Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming hasn't been included among the party's Junior Ministers following the announcement of those roles today. A TD since 1997...

TD welcomes opening of new Post Office premises in Laois town

A Laois TD has welcomed the officially opening of a new post office premises in Rathdowney as 'good news'. Fianna Fail deputy Sean Fleming says...

‘Government does not represent change’ says Laois Sinn Fein TD

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says “the new Government led by Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil does not represent the change that people...

New Government cabinet announced – but no Laois involvement

Taoiseach Micheal Martin has unveiled his new Government cabinet, an historical appointment that sees six ministerial positions for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael and...

Certainty must be given to hairdressers, barbers and their customers, says...

Laois Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming has called on the Government to give certainty to hairdressers and barbers and their customers as to when...

Pandemic payment will count towards pension, assures Laois TD

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois-Offaly, Seán Fleming, says he has received clarification in Dáil Éireann that people in receipt of the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment...

Laois TD seeks clarification on tax issues surrounding Covid unemployment payment

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois-Offaly, Seán Fleming, has called on the Minister for Finance to confirm that the €350 Covid-19 pandemic unemployment payment is...

‘Fianna Fáil got no mandate to govern ‘ says elected Seán...

Seán Fleming believes that his party have no place in the next government following the results of the 2020 General Election. The Fianna Fáil TD,...

Seán Fleming returned to the Dáil for Fianna Fáil on final...

That Seán Fleming had to wait until the 11th and final count in Laois-Offaly to secure his seat in the 33rd Dáil is testament...

Sean Fleming – Looking for your Number 1 vote in this...

Sean Fleming, from the Swan in Laois, has been a TD since 1997. Educated in the Swan NS and Heywood College in Ballinakill, he did...

Election Memories from the 1990s – Gallagher rides the Labour wave...

The general elections of the 1990s were in sporting parlance, a game of two halves, with a major incident in the tunnel as the...

On the Canvass: For Seán Fleming’s campaign every day is a...

We’re in Clogh. Clogh, Ballacolla. This is farming country. Fields, cows and sheds everywhere you look. Seán is biding his time. A man in a big...

Health Minister’s letter on Portlaoise Hospital branded ‘cynical’ by Laois TD

Laois TD Sean Fleming has hit out at a letter on Portlaoise Hospital by Minister for Health Simon Harris. Back on Monday, Minister for Justice...

Election Memories: FF leave seat behind them as Sinn Féin make...

Although joined at the hip since the birth of the nation Laois-Offaly were separated for the first time for general election purposes in 2016. Previously,...

Brian Cowen’s influence still strong as Fianna Fáil launch Laois-Offaly campaign...

It may be 13 years since Brian Cowen last fought a General Election but the former Taoiseach's standing among the Fianna Fáil ranks in...

Fianna Fáil never agreed to RIC event amid mounting tensions says...

Fianna Fáil never agreed to next week’s event to commemorate the RIC insists Laois-Offaly TD, Seán Fleming who says “Fine Gael have gone off...

Show how Carbon Tax is paid, says Laois TD in aftermath...

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois, Seán Fleming, has responded to Budget 2020. He said the issue of carbon tax has been to the forefront...

Laois TD warns that Garda resources will be downgraded as new...

A Laois TD has said the new reforms announced for An Garda Síochana will result in the downgrading of Garda resources in Laois and...

1999 Election Memories: The count that ended up in court as...

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Good news for Laois commuters regarding Dublin-Limerick bus service

On Friday the news broke that the JJ Kavanagh's bus route from Dublin to Limerick serving Borris-in-Ossory, Mountrath and Castletown would no longer stop...

Laois TD reveals ‘New Year’s Resolution’ led him to Twitter

A Laois TD has joined Twitter following a 'New Year's Resolution'. While Fine Gael's Charlie Flanagan and Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley have been there since...

Fleming calls for ‘Rent Pressure Zone’ for Portlaoise town

Laois Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy to designate Portlaoise town as a Rent Pressure Zone...

Fleming perplexed as Laois fares badly in safety measure funding

Sean Fleming has called on Laois County Council to explain why Laois was the biggest loser in terms of funding under the School and...

Laois TD hits out at ‘Leonomics’, ‘soundbites’ and ‘lack of substance’

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming says An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar needs to be more honest and thoughtful regarding his new economic policies. Deputy...

Deeply unpopular but constituency changes means Laois will be boring no...

Charlie Flanagan says it is "cackhanded", "inexplicable" and "wholly unsatisfactory". Sean Fleming says it is "most unfair" and "unjustified". Brian Stanley says they've "made...