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Laois TD’s Dail vote to end state funding of Greyhound racing...

Laois/Offaly TD Brian Stanley called a vote in the Dáil yesterday afternoon to oppose horse racing and greyhound racing being given €86m of taxpayers’...

Differing opinions on Government’s Broadband deal for rural Ireland and taxpayers

Laois TD, Brian Stanley, has described the Government’s Broadband deal as the 'worst of all options' following the announcement that the contract is to...

Abbeyleix Hospital: No funding, no progress, and now further delays says...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has spoken out over the lack of attention and the neglect of the Abbeyleix hospital. Deputy Stanley said: “Eight years...

Laois TD Stanley introduces beef transparency bill in the Dail

Laois-Offaly TD Brian Stanley has introduced Sinn Féin’s Beef Price Transparency Bill into the Dáil. As things stand meat processors do not have to share...

Gap between top and bottom earners must be closed – Brian...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called for the introduction of a Living Wage of €12.30 an hour. The Laois-Offaly TD was speaking in the...

‘Sinn Féin’s Alternative Budget offers clear, solutions to the rip-off costs...

Laois-Offaly Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said his party’s Alternative Budget 2020 is aimed at ending the rip-off and giving families and workers...

Laois TD demands an end to ‘beef processors cartel-like behaviour’

Sinn Féin Agriculture spokesperson Brian Stanley TD has called for an end to the cartel-like behaviour by the beef processors who have refused to...

Sinn Féin scrap over make-up of Council committees

There was a right good verbal spat at the Council over the make-up of the local authority Special Policy Committees (SPCs) for the next...

TV License Fee proposals are not the way forward, argues Laois...

The move by the Government to privatise the collection of TV licences is not the way forward, according to Laois Sinn Féin TD, Brian...

Laois woman speaks on being elected to new Kildare area –...

The seventh count of the new Kildare area in the recent Local Elections saw Patricia Ryan being elected to Kildare County Council. This is significant...

Box by box – how your area voted in the 2019...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Being strong on your home patch was very much apparent in Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District, where...

ELECTED: Caroline Dwane Stanley takes the third Portlaoise seat

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Sinn Fein's Caroline Dwane-Stanley has retained her seat in the Portlaoise Municipal District. She polled 1,210...

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...

PROFILED: The full list of candidates running for Local Election in...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The people of Laois and Ireland will be asked to vote in the Local Elections this Friday. There...

Graiguecullen candidates in the mix as Carlow set to vote in...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union As the country gets set to go to the polls this week in the European...

Nine candidates in the mix for six seats in Graiguecullen-Portarlington

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In keeping with the lower number of candidates this year putting themselves forward for election,...

Council candidates do battle with one eye on next general election...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union There is more at stake in Friday’s local elections than the Council seats in Tipperary...

Big changes across the border in this year’s Kildare Local Elections

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In the final week of the Local Elections campaign, we’re keeping an eye on what’s...

1991 Election Memories: Liam Hyland champion of rural Ireland; Cathy Honan’s...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union ‘Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose’, the more it changes, the more they...

Changes on the way in Offaly Local Elections – as women...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The political interests in Laois and Offaly have almost forever been intertwined, the two counties...

2009 Election Memories: End of the Bertie era, end of the...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union When Bertie Ahern won his hat-trick of general elections and was installed for his third...

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

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union If it’s nail-biting drama, excitement and intrigue you are looking for, forget about the Game...

Sinn Féin aiming to take four seats on Laois County Council...

Sinn Féin are aiming to double their representation on Laois County Council by putting forward four candidates for a seat in the local electionson...

2014 Election Memories: Carnage even before the off, FF and FG...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In the biggest blow to local government in forty years and the greatest damage inflicted...

2004 Election Memories: No TDs, some PDs, a Sinn Féin breakthrough...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union While the country was still basking in the warm afterglow of Bertie Ahern’s second term...

John Whelan: Don’t mind what they say, of course there’s an...

Remember 7 Days? Ok, Today Tonight then? Today Tonight Election Specials with Basil Chubb, Brian Farrell and John Bowman. Now there’s an A-Team of number...

Sinn Fein selects Cllr Aidan Mullins to run for May Elections

Sinn Fein have chosen their final candidate to run in the upcoming Local Elections in May. Cllr Aidan Mullins was ratified at a Convention last...

Sinn Fein select three candidates to contest 2019 Local Elections

Sinn Fein has selected three of their four candidates to contest the elections next May to Laois County Council. TD Brian Stanley confirmed the news...

Laois TD says it is ‘shocking’ almost 600 await home support...

Brian Stanley TD has said “that it is shocking over 578 of the most vulnerable people are waiting for home support services across Laois...

Sinn Fein aiming to run four candidates for next Laois County...

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald arrived in Laois as part of a constituency tour yesterday, Wednesday August 29. Laois TD Brian Stanley accompanied Ms...