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Bord na Mona ‘very open to proposals’ for tourists attractions in...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has led a Sinn Féin party delegation in a meeting with the senior management team of Bord Na...

Sinn Fein Local Election team reduced as announced candidate confirms withdrawal

Sinn Fein's team to contest the Local Elections in Laois this summer has been reduced by the withdrawal of a candidate who had been...

Sinn Fein adds third candidate to contest Local Elections in Portlaoise...

Sinn Fein has selected a third candidate to run for the party in the Portlaoise Area at the Local Elections in June. Jason Phelan, who...

Stanley calls on Laois-Offaly TDs to back Sinn Féin bill to...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is appealing to TDs in his constituency to 'support emergency action to stem the tide of rising homelessness'. The...

Sinn Fein and The Green Party launch Local Election candidates ahead...

Sinn Fein and The Green Party recently held events to launch their candidates that will contest the Local Elections in Laois in 2024. As reported...

Laois TD calls on government to introduce an ’emergency three-year ban...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has urged the Government to immediately introduce an emergency three-year ban on rent increases for existing and new...

Sinn Féin set to run record number of candidates in 2024...

Sinn Féin are set to run a record number of candidates in next summer's Local Elections in Laois, with a possibility that they could...

Laois TD launches scathing attack on Sinn Fein ahead of Dail...

A Laois TD has launched a scathing attack on Sinn Fein ahead of tonight's No Confidence motion in Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Charlie Flanagan...

‘Chronic understaffing’ in Laois Health Services raised in Dáil Éireann

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian recently spoke in Dáil Éireann about the Sinn Féin proposals to address vacancies in the Health Services. Deputy Stanley told...

Dangerous conditions in Laois hosing estate ‘an absolute nightmare for residents’

The street lights in the Crossneen Manor housing estate in Graiguecullen have not worked for several months now. The situation has been described by an...

Warning that insurance premiums have jumped by almost 22% in the...

The Consumers’ Association of Ireland has warned that insurance premiums have jumped by almost 22% in the last year. A remarkable figure. Many homeowners in...

The week that was: Our most read stories of the past...

1 - The Laois woman who used her GAA coaching skills Sinéad Brennan is just back from East Africa, where she was coaching Gaelic football in...

Sinn Fein select second candidate to contest Local Elections in Portlaoise...

Sinn Fein have selected a second candidate to run for them in the Local Election which will take place in May 2024. Maria McCormack, of...

Laois TD calls on Minister to prioritise investment into Child and...

Laois TD, Brian Stanley has called on Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly to prioritise investment in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). The Sinn...

Laois TD calls for eviction ban to be extended in the...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley told the Minister for Housing in the Dáil this week that the eviction ban must be extended until...

Change of government needed, not Lanigan’s Ball says Laois Sinn Féin...

Sinn Féin TD for Laois-Offaly Brian Stanley has said “that rather than a change of Taoiseach, the country needs a change of Government’’. Ahead of...

‘Riverside Estate in Portarlington highlights need for effective building controls’ –...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has spoken in the Dáil this week about issues surrounding an apartment complex in Portarlington. Speaking on a Sinn...

Sinn Féin TD welcomes ‘long overdue’ changes to social/council housing threshold

Laois-Offaly Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says the announcement to be made by the Minister for Housing Darragh O'Brien for an increase in the...

Children returning to oversized classes in the new academic year is...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says that figures obtained by his party, underline the need for increased investment in the education system in...

Laois TD welcomes promised reforms of An Bord Pleanála after ‘reputation...

Sinn Féin TD and Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee, Brian Stanley, has welcomed the promised reforms of An Bord Pleanála. The Laois TD's comments...

Local TD labels government’s rejection of Sinn Fein emergency budget as...

A local TD has labelled the government's decision to vote down a Sinn Fein proposal for an emergency budget as 'disappointing'. Brian Stanley made the...

‘More local production and local jobs would help to offset inflation...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley claims that producing a greater quality of our food locally would go some way to countering inflationary pressures. Speaking...

Peat on Laois bogs has to be moved ‘for environmental reasons’...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says that attempts to prevent the movement of harvested peat off three Laois bogs 'is illogical and will damage...

From the Archives: On the Canvass – Cold night but warm...

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday on January 30 ahead of the 2020 General Election.  It's a bitterly cold Tuesday evening in Portlaoise but...

No day care services available in Laois as all three are...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley raised the issue of a lack of day care services throughout Laois in the Dail recently. Deputy Stanley explained how...

‘Laois School Dental Scheme is broken’ says Laois TD as more...

The HSE is failing children by not providing them with their statutory entitlement of routine dental screening in schools, says a Laois TD. According to...

Closure of Laois and Offaly employment services described as ‘bad decision’...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has stated that the closure of local employment services in Portlaoise, Tullamore, Portarlington and Birr is a bad decision...

Laois households ‘will be hit hardest with carbon tax increases’ says...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says that Laois households will be hit hardest with carbon tax increases in the upcoming Budget. The 2022 Budget will...

Laois TD blasts government housing plan and says ‘not one affordable...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has blasted the government's housing plan and says it has not delivered one affordable home in our county in almost...

Hospital waiting lists surge as Laois TD calls for urgent action

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called for urgent action to tackle the hospital waiting list in Laois. According to the Sinn Fein deputy, the number...