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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...

Mary Lou McDonald set to visit Laois this week

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald will take to Laois this week on a constituency tour that will also she her visit Offaly as...

The Granny Grant is ‘Unrealistic and Unworkable’ claims Laois TD

A Laois TD has labelled the proposed Granny Grant as "unrealistic and unworkable". Sinn Féin’s Brian Stanley has said a proposal by Minister Shane Ross...

Plans to tackle waiting list crisis in Laois

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has said “There isn't a family in the State that has not been affected by the current crisis of...

Laois TD labels Government Homeless Funding in the Midlands as ‘pathetic’

Laois Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has labelled the funding provided by the Government to battle homelessness as pathetic. He made the comment after receiving...

Stack family caused further ‘pain’ by Sinn Fein senator apology

The son of a murdered Portlaoise Prison Officer has said that his family have been caused further pain by Máire Devine’s apology. Speaking in the...

Son of murdered Portlaoise prison officer calls for Sinn Fein senator...

The son of a murdered Portlaoise Prison Officer has called for a Sinn Fein senator to 'take the honourable action and resign' following a...

Proposed wind turbine bill to involve community

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is putting forward a Wind Turbine Regulation Bill this week for debate in the Dáil which has provision for...

New development levies must allow sustainable development in Laois – Sinn...

Sinn Féin says New Development Levies Scheme must encourage and facilitate sustainable development throughout County Laois. A number of proposals have been submitted by their...

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...

Works to begin on vacant social housing scheme in Mountrath

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says that works on a vacant social housing scheme in Mountrath will begin shortly. He has announced that the contract has...

Sinn Fein TD says private rental market in Laois ‘like Wild...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to tackle the issues in the private rental market. The Laois politician made the call...

TD calls for Home Help Services to be expanded in Laois

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called for Home Help Services in Laois to be urgently expanded as demand continues to grow. The Laois-Offaly TD...

Stanley hits out at Flanagan over ‘misleading the public’

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has hit out at Fine Gael Minister Charlie Flanagan over comments he made about Sinn Féin’s position on water charges. Deputy...

General election called for at Camross commemoration

A local Sinn Féin TD has called for a General Election at an Easter Sunday commemoration for a Laois man killed during the Civil...

Tributes being paid as Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

Martin McGuinness - one of the most influential Irish politicians of recent times - has passed away early this morning in his native Derry. McGuinness...