Draft Local Area Plans Published

Draft Local Area Plans have been prepared for Portlaoise, Mountmellick and Portarlington (with Offaly County Council). The Draft Plans are on Public Display between 21st March and 8th May 2018, and submissions are invited during this time.


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Make Your Own Fairytale Forest

Portarlington Library :Join storyteller Simone Schuemmelfeder in this magical craft session and listen to her stories of thorny woods and mysterious creatures. She grew up in Germany near the old Fairy Tale Road where the Brothers Grimm collected tales … Read the rest

New Launch date of Exhibition at Laois Arthouse


To celebrate the launch of Bliain na Gaeilge and Seachtain na Gaeilge, the Laois Arthouse, Stradbally, Co Laois, will host Portráidí Óir agus Portraidí eile by Pádraig Ó Flannabhra from the Wednesday 21st March at … Read the rest

Reports of Fallen Trees – Abbeyleix

Please be advised that Laois County Council has received a report of fallen trees at the following locations:

  • Heywood to Abbeyleix Road
  • Tonduff Cross Road – Abbeyleix to Portlaoise Road

Emergency services are en route.


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