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Laois turf cutters ‘can’t be left in the cold’ says Sinn...

Laois turf cutters cannot 'be left in the cold' this year - Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says. The Laois TD says that they are...

New bill aims to dramatically improve the lives of carers

A Laois TD Is calling for his constituency colleagues to back a Sinn Fein bill which sets out four ways to improve the lives...

Laois TD launches ‘Community Wealth Building Proposal’ aimed at assisting rural...

TD Brian Stanley has launched Sinn Féin’s proposals for 'Community Wealth Building' in Laois and Offaly. According to Mr Stanley, this is a 'powerful model'...

Laois TD calls on fellow elected officials to back bill on...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has called on his colleagues in Laois, Offaly and around the country to back a bill on adoptive rights. This...

Legislation on the way to tackle scourge of illegal dumping

Legislation aimed that tackling illegal dumping is on the way - so says Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley. There have been countless examples of dumping...

Laois TD calls on the government to ‘ramp up’ vaccination programme

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to ramp up the Covid-19 vaccination programme. The latest figures show that 226,291 people have received...

Almost 1,500 people waiting for a driving test date in Portlaoise

Almost 1,500 people are waiting to receive a date for their driving test in Portlaoise. So says Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley as he called...

‘I’m a normal working person … while politics is my passion,...

In every General Election there are countless stories from the hundreds of candidates all over the country. One that really caught the attention in the...

‘We’re always on an election footing … at some point there...

A little over a year ago Laois native Patricia Ryan topped the poll and took the first seat in the Kildare South constituency in...

“We need to crush this virus” – Laois TD calls for...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to introduce mandatory two-week quarantine for all people who enter the country. At present, people from...

LaoisToday Podcast: Sinn Féin poll topper one year on from General...

On this week’s episode of the LaoisToday Podcast, we're delighted to be joined by Sinn Féin TD Patricia Ryan.  Patricia represents the Kildare South constituency...

Housing, sports facility and sustainability feature in masterplan for 25-acre Council...

A Laois County Councillor and TD have submitted a detailed masterplan for how they believe Laois County Council should use a sizeable portion of...

Calls for mass Covid-19 vaccination centre to be established in Laois

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says that mass vaccination centres need to be regionalised so that they can be accessible for everyone in the...

Laois TD Brian Stanley addresses Dail following Twitter controversy

Laois TD Brian Stanley has made a speech in the Dail this afternoon following the controversy surrounding his Twitter activity. Deputy Stanley has found himself...

Laois TD apologises for ‘inappropriate’ Tweet as DUP leader Foster hits...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has issued an apology over a Tweet he posted - which he has since deleted. On Saturday, the Sinn Fein Deputy...

New bill seeks to allow workers carry over annual leave into...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley is hoping to receive cross party support for a bill that would enable workers to carry over unused annual...

Calls for post-Brexit trade deal for Laois

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called for a strong trade deal for Laois to ensure the county is not negatively affected by Brexit. The...

Second phase of Abbeyleix Hospital refurbishment works to commence

The second phase of refurbishment works in Abbeyleix Hospital is due to be carried out in the coming weeks - Sinn Dein TD Brian...

‘Ban’ on pheasant shooting season due to Level 5 restrictions is...

The government's decision to not allow the pheasant shooting season to commence due to Level 5 restrictions has been described as 'completely over the...

‘I don’t regret it for a minute’ – Carol Nolan on...

Laois-Offaly Independent TD Carol Nolan says she has absolutely no regrets over how she left the Sinn Féin party in 2018 over her stance...

Weekend Read: First election success and media relations – Brian Stanley...

In the middle of 2010, the Sinn Féin party knew a General Election was going to come sooner rather than later and as Fianna...

‘We need to be wide awake to this’ – Portlaoise Hospital...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is appealing for a concrete plan to be put in place to secure the services in Portlaoise Hospital,...

Talking Politics Podcast: Brian Stanley on early influences, Gerry Adams and...

In our latest Talking Politics Podcast, we're joined by Laois-Offaly Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley to discuss his life and times. We talk about his...

Sinn Fein economic strategy to ‘put Midlands at heart of Ireland’s...

Sinn Féin Laois-Offaly T.D Brian Stanley and Chair of the Public Accounts Committee has launched Sinn Féin’s proposals for 'Regenerating the Economy in Laois...

Laois Sinn Féin TD calls on students to ‘tell their story’

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling for third level education to be made accessible and affordable for everyone irrespective of their age, geography...

Lack of medical card cover for workers raised by Brian Stanley...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has has said that "some simple changes to the current system will make a major difference to people's...

‘Chaotic’ start to Government says Mary Lou McDonald on visit to...

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has described the new Government as "chaotic" since they have taken power. Speaking after she visited Portlaoise yesterday to...

Brian Stanley set to chair high-profile Public Accounts Committee

Laois TD Brian Stanley may not have been appointed as a Sinn Féin front bench spokesperson but he has been appointed as the chairman...

No place for Stanley as Sinn Fein announce new frontbench

Despite topping the poll with a surplus of more than 5,000 votes, Brian Stanley has lost his position on the Sinn Fein frontbench. The Laois...

‘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...