Parking Tag launched in Portlaoise, Portarlington and Mountmellick

Laois County Council is pleased to announce the launch of Parking Tag in Portlaoise, Portarlington and Mountmellick. Parking Tag is the fast and convenient way to pay for parking. Parking Tag will allow customers to pay for parking using the Park by Text facility or the parking app provided by […]


Christmas Fire Safety Tips

Laois County Council Fire Service wish everyone a safe and Happy Christmas. Here are some Fire Safety Tips that not only apply at Christmas, but also all year round. Install a smoke alarm and check it weekly. NEVER remove batteries for toys. When going to bed at night, close all […]


Christmas Parking in Mountmellick

Laois County Council are pleased to announce that customers can avail of their first hour in Mountmellick as free parking each day for the month of December. Merry Christmas from Laois County Council.


Christmas Parking in Portarlington

Laois County Council are pleased to announce that customers can avail of their first hour in Portarlington as free parking each day for the month of December. Merry Christmas from Laois County Council.


Christmas Parking in Portlaoise

Laois County Council are pleased to announce that customers can avail of their first hour in Portlaoise as free parking each day for the month of December. Merry Christmas from Laois County Council.  


Hilary Creedon of Fáilte Ireland, and Roisin Burke, Abarta Heritage with Cllr. John King at Donaghmore Workhouse Museum for the launch of the new Laois Heritage Trails audioguides and smartphone app. Picture: Alf Harvey

New Laois Heritage Trails app launched

A new multi-lingual app to the heritage sites of Laois has been launched, as part of the Ireland’s Ancient East programme. The app contains audio-guides to the sites of the Laois Heritage Trail and Laois Monastic Trail in English, Irish, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin, and is free to […]


Community and Voluntary Awards 2016

Laois Community and Voluntary Awards 2016 The heroes of local communities across the County were celebrated by Laois County Council in association with Laois Public Participation Network on Wednesday 11th May when over 230 people gathered in the The Heritage Hotel in Killenard for the 7th Annual Community and Voluntary […]


Laois Age Friendly

LAOIS AIMS TO BE AN AGE FRIENDLY COUNTY The Laois Age Friendly County Strategy 2016-2021 is an initiative designed to create a county where older people are valued and respected. It seeks to improve the quality of lives of people over the age of 55 in County Laois. This strategy […]


The Community & Voluntary Project Fund

The Community & Voluntary Project Fund gives Laois County Council an opportunity to support the many varied and diverse projects throughout Laois, acknowledging the voluntary efforts made within our community, also assisting those groups that wouldn’t ordinarily be supported by major national/international structures, to achieve at a high level both […]