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Planning for the next General Election but Labour Party ‘have to...

Labour Party Senator Mark Wall says he hopes to contest the next General Election, whenever that may be - but he says the party...

LaoisToday Podcast: Senator Mark Wall on early political memories, his father’s...

Labour Senator Mark Wall is our latest guest on the LaoisToday Podcast. From Castlemitchell outside Athy, he was elected to the Senate earlier this year...

‘It can’t be either farming or nature, it has to be...

There has rarely been a political career that has been so meteoric. A couple of years ago, Pippa Hackett wasn't even a member of a...

Martin Heydon on dealing with social media attention and the importance...

They say a politician is rarely off duty and the explosion in social media use over the past ten years has made that even...

Weekend Read: How a freak sports injury sent Martin Heydon off...

Shortly before Martin Heydon did his Leaving Cert in the Cross and Passion school in Kilcullen, he got injured playing football in school. The rib...

‘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...

Talking Politics Politics: Martin Heydon on his Laois links, introduction to...

Martin Heydon, a Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister for State at the Department of Agriculture, is our latest guest on the LaoisToday...

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...

Talking Politics Podcast: Carol Nolan on her political rise, Sinn Féin...

This week's guest on the LaoisToday Talking Politics Podcast is Laois-Offaly Independent TD Carol Nolan. From Cadamstown in Offaly, just across the Laois border, she...

‘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...

‘Public health and safety is the first priority – the second...

Getting people back to work "is ten times more important" than worrying how the country repays the debt brought on to fund the extensive...

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...

Talking Politics: Road trip to the Dail, Independents Day & where...

And so it goes on. Another week of talks, discussions and we're still no real closer to a new Government. LaoisToday made a trip to Leinster...

Talking Politics: Observations on Laois-Offaly, Kildare South & a replayed election?

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel A week on from the country going to the polls in the 2020 General Election, there's...

Talking Politics: Brian Stanley wins the day while Fine Gael and...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel There have been big election results before - but this one is like never before. The people...

Talking Politics: Kildare South, borders and the battle of Birr

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel And we're nearly there!! The 2020 General Election takes place this Saturday, February 8, in the 39...

LISTEN: LaoisToday Talking Politics Podcast profiles all 15 candidates in the...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel With just a week to go to the 2020 General Election we return with our latest...

LISTEN: John Drennan and John Whelan join us in the latest...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel With just two weeks to go until polling day in the 2020 General Election, we sat...

Last Laois-Offaly seat between John Leahy and Pippa Hackett says long-serving...

The fifth seat in the Laois-Offaly constituency in the General Election will come down between independent candidate John Leahy and the Green Party's Pippa...

LISTEN: John Whelan joins us on the Talking Politics Podcast to...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel With the General Election now called and the date set for Saturday, February 8, we take...

Talking Politics: Fianna Fail TD Fiona O’Loughlin on constituency changes, her...

Brought to you in association with Midlands Park Hotel In the latest LaoisToday Talking Politics episode - brought to you in association with The Midlands...

LISTEN: LaoisToday Talking Politics Podcast with Minister Charlie Flanagan

Brought to you in association with the Midlands Park Hotel 'May you live in interesting times,' is an old proverb that could be easily applied...

LISTEN: Talking Politics podcast with Laois’s youngest councillor Conor Bergin

Brought to you in association with the Midlands Park Hotel Laois's youngest county councillor Conor Bergin is the first guest on the new LaoisToday Talking...