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Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: N80 Mountmellick - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards At the following location: N80 Mountmellick Road: N80 Mountmellick , Co Laois From a point: N80 Townparks Mountmellick Co Laois To a point: N80 Graigue Mountmellick Co Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Road Closure at the following location – Road: L3154 Killimy, Emo - Notification of Temporary Road Closure Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following road at the following location Road: L3154 Killimy, Emo between the R419 (53.093705, -7.218415) and Killimy Road (53.095184, -7.213567) ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 26/11/2020 08:00 and 04/12/2020 18:00 For the purposes… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: Boughlone Way, Mountrath Rd, Portlaoise, Co. Laois - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise that the Road Narrows At the following location: Boughlone Way, Mountrath Rd, Portlaoise, Co. Laois Road: R445 Mountrath Road From a point: 100 m south of Boghlone Roundabout (53.031302, -7.330730) To a point: Boghlone Roundabout ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location Church St., Portlaoise - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards At the following location: Church St., Portlaoise Road: Church Street From a point: 53.035516, -7.298888 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 25/11/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00 26/11/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00 For the purposes of Footpath/Pedestrian… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location At the following location: Road N80 Mountmellick Road, Portlaoise (near Fairgreen Roundabout/junction) - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards and the Road Narrows At the following location: Mountmellick Road, Gorteen, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Road: N80 (Mountmellick Road) From a point: North of Fairgreen Roundabout/junction with R945 (53.051602, -7.321228) To a point: 300 m North of… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location Road: N80 Stradbally Road, Portlaoise - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards and the Road Narrows At the following location: Portlaoise Road: N80 Stradbally Road From a point: West of roundabout junction with R425 (53.031433, -7.260737) ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 24/11/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location Road: N77 Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the that the Road Narrows At the following location: Road: N77 Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise From a point: Opposite entrance to the Midway Services (53.015944, -7.301997) ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 24/11/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00 25/11/2020 08:00:00 -18:00:00 26/11/2020 08:00:00 -… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: Road: R445 Dublin Road, Portlaoise - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards and the Road Narrows At the following location: Portlaoise Road: R445 Dublin Road, Portlaoise From a point: Junction with the L6769-0 (53.044202, -7.257635) To a point: 400 m East of the L61391 (53.045734, -7.249246) ON and/or… .... Read More
Government launches ‘Be Winter Ready’ campaign - The campaign information is contained on a dedicated website, www.winterready.ie, where advice is categorised under a number of different headings including: the Home, Business Sector, Older People, Road Safety and Health. The ‘Be Winter Ready’ campaign, which is in its 10th year, is intended to raise awareness about the particular challenges that winter can present… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management arrangements at the following location Road N78 – Main Street, Ballylynan - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management arrangements  Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop-Go-Boards at following location Road N78 - Main Street, Ballylynan From a point: Road N78 - Main Street, Ballylynan @ Pedestrian Lights Crossing To a point: N78 Ballylynan Street, Anne’s Church Junction ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: N77 Colt - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards At the following location: N77 Colt Road: N77 Colt From a point: Junction L2681 to Raheen To a point: Junction L26812 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times (daily) Tuesday 24th November 2020 9am -… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location Road: N77 Coolcorberry, Durrow - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards At the following location:  Road: N77 Coolcorberry, Durrow From a point: Junction L5735 To a point: Junction L5651 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times (daily) Tuesday 24th November 2020 9am - 6pm and Wednesday… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location N80 Coote Street, Portlaoise - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise that the Roads Narrows At the following location: Portlaoise Road: N80 (Coote Street) From a point: Station Road To a point: Market Square ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 23/11/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00 24/11/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00 25/11/2020 08:00:00 -18:00:00 26/11/2020… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location – Road: R945 Southern Circular Road - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements At the following location - Road: R945 Southern Circular Road From a point: New roundabouts along road ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times: On 21/11/2020 from 08:00- 18:00 For the purposes of Sign Installation Works Please see attached map (below) Any objections or observations shall be emailed to:… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards and Temporary Traffic Lights At the following location: Ballickmoyler Road: R430 From a point: Junction with L7894 (52.859855, -7.041938) ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times: 23/11/2020 08:00- 18:00:00 24/11/2020 08:00 -18:00:00 25/11/2020 08:00 -18:00:00… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management arrangements at the following location: Main Street, Ballylynan - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management arrangements  Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop-Go-Boards at following location Road N78 - Main Street, Ballylynan From a point: Road N78 - Main Street, Ballylynan @ Pedestrian Lights Crossing To a point: N78 Ballylynan Street, Anne’s Church Junction ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management arrangements at the following location: Church Street, Portlaoise - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management arrangements  Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop-Go-Boards at following location Road: Church Street, Portlaoise ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 23/11/2020 08.00 - 18.00 24/11/2020 08.00 - 18.00 For the purposes of Footpath/Pedestrian Cross Works See the attached map (below) Any objections or observations… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: Rath Gailine, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co.Laois - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise that the Roads Narrows At the following location: Rath Gailine, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co.Laois Road: L-81021-3, Rath Gailine From a point: Junction with the L-81021-2. (53.041276, -7.276059) To a point: Various locations within estate. (53.041255, -7.276072) ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates &… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location R435 and L1598 - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Temporary Traffic Lights At the following location: Donaghmore, Co. Laois Road: R435 and L1598 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times: 23/11/2020 08:00 and 24/11/02020 18:00:00 For the purposes of Kerb Laying and Path Construction Please see attached map… .... Read More
Funding for historic buildings announced - Minister of State for Heritage Malcolm Noonan has launched the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund for 2021. With €6m in funding across both schemes, they represent a significant boost to the conservation of Ireland’s built heritage. It is expected the schemes will support hundreds of projects while also creating over 30,000 days of employment.… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Road Closure – Portlaoise Market Square & Main Street - Laois County Council wish to advise of the intention & decision to close the following road at the following location Road: L-21208-0 Market Square and L-21209-0, Main Street, Portlaoise. From a point: Junction with N80 Coote Street (53.033731, -7.302511) To a point: Junction with L-63101-0 Church Avenue. (53.034160, -7.297147) ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates… .... Read More
LGBTI+ Groups Laois Offaly Nov. 2020 - Youth work Ireland Laois supports two LGBTI+ groups and one transgender/non binary/gender fluid specific support group once a week. The LGBTI+ groups currently are catering to a younger 15-18 age group and an older 18-24 age group. They meet every week and use the time to have a safe space, discuss issues they face, plan… .... Read More
IPB Pride of Place 2020 Awards - Why not join Marty on Saturday 21st November at 7 pm for the IPB Pride of Place 2020 Awards, in association with Co-Operation Ireland. Live streamed at www.prideofplace.ie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYqceo5KUg8 .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: Road R433, Middlemount, Co. Laois - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Temporary Traffic Lights At the following location: Middlemount, Co. Laois Road: R433 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times: 18/11/2020 08:00 and 18/11/02020 18:00:00 19/11/2020 08:00 and 18/11/02020 18:00:00 20/11/2020 08:00 and 20/11/02020 18:00:00 For the purposes of Safety… .... Read More
Laois County Council support for LGBTI+ Stand Up Awareness Week. - Laois County Council support for LGBTI+ Stand Up Awareness Week. The community of Laois has come together to support LGBTI+ awareness week from 16th -20th November which will culminate in the raising of the LGBTI+ flag for the first time at Áras an Chontae with Cathaoirleach Catherine Fitzgerald and young people. Through the work of… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: Ballickmoyler - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop and Go Boards At the following location: Ballickmoyler Road: R430 From a point: Junction with L7894 (52.859855, -7.041938) ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times: 14/11/2020 08:00 and 14/11/02020 18:00:00 18/11/2020 08:00 and 18/11/02020 18:00:00 19/11/2020 08:00 and… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location: Road N80 - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Temporary Traffic Lights At the following location: Road: N80 From a point: 3km north of Arles village junction with L3978 To a point: 1km north of Arles village (start of N80 Maidenhead Realignment Scheme) L79791 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates… .... Read More
Taking in Charge of Various Housing Estates in County Laois - Roads Act, 1993 Taking in Charge of Various Housing Estates in County Laois In accordance with the provisions of Section 11 of the Roads Act 1993, Laois County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to consider the making of a declaration regarding the taking in charge of the following estates • Aghnaharna Drive (No.’s… .... Read More
Portarlington Regeneration Strategy - Laois County Council invites you to make submissions or observations to the pre-draft stage of the Portarlington Regeneration Strategy. The aim of the strategy is to create a vision for Portarlington's public realm, including the suitable re-use of Market House and Square. The aim of the Strategy will be to identify key urban spaces designated… .... Read More
Midlands Science Festival to profile Local Heroes of Climate Action in Abbeyleix - Science Week runs from November 8th to 15th this year and there are lots of events happening across the midlands, including three evening events focusing on climate action in Abbeyleix and the surrounding area. Science Communicator Dr Niamh Shaw has recently been appointed to work with the community in Abbeyleix in a project which is… .... Read More
Delivering Books to those Cocooning - Are you cocooning and looking for books or reading material or do you know someone who is elderly or vulnerable who is cocooning at home ? You can request a selection of library books, audio books, magazines and DVDs directly from Laois County Council Library Services. Volunteers will then make arrangements with you to deliver… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements at the following location Road: N80 (Coote Street) - Notification of Temporary Traffic Management Arrangements Laois County Council wishes to advise that the Road Narrows at the following location: Portlaoise Road: N80 (Coote Street) From a point: Station Road To a point: Market Square ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 27/10/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00 28/10/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00 29/10/2020 08:00:00 - 18:00:00… .... Read More
Motor Tax /Cash Office Revised Opening Hours - Due to Covid 19 restrictions, our public counters are currently closed. Cash office payments may be made by post and over the phone (057 8674308): this number will continue to be attended from 09.30 to 15:30 Monday to Friday. Motor tax applications and renewals will continue to be processed by post Alternative options include: Online… .... Read More
The importance of shopping locally and supporting local businesses – Cllr Catherine Fitzgerald - Did you know that every €10 spent locally generates €24 in benefit to the local community. Now more than ever local businesses need our support. Laois County Council Cathaoirleach Cllr Catherine Fitzgerald encourages us all to support our local towns and villages by shopping local         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3I6Zk0VD94   .... Read More
National Transboundary EIA Public Consultation re Proposed Nuclear Power Station, Sizewell C, Suffolk, UK - The deadline for the receipt of written submissions or observations by the planning authority under this transboundary consultation process is close of business on Wednesday 28 October 2020 at the latest. Submissions or observations will not be individually acknowledged or responded to by the planning authority. The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government will… .... Read More
Kyletalesha Landfill & Recycling Centre – Opening Hours - The Landfill Site and Recycling Centre at Kyletalesha will continue to operate as normal for the moment. Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 3.30 pm. Saturday: 8.00 am to 1.00 pm, Sunday and Bank Holidays: Closed. To top up your keyfob please visit www.laois.ie or card payments can be made at the Landfill Weighbridge Office. .... Read More
INVITATION TO TENDER TO FACILITATE LAOIS COMHAIRLE NA nÓG - LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL INVITATION TO TENDER TO FACILITATE LAOIS COMHAIRLE NA nÓG Laois County Council is inviting tenders from suitably qualified locally based individuals/organisations to tender to facilitate and support the development of Laois Comhairle na nÓg as a strong inclusive structure for the participation of young people in local decision making and informing policy,… .... Read More
Work Matters at your Library - Work Matters is a national initiative which aims to support small businesses and employment online and at your local library.  The library is a place to explore, learn and connect. Work Matters is a partnership between Libraries Ireland, Intreo, Citizens Information, Employment Training Boards and Local Enterprise Offices  If you are a looking for a… .... Read More
Laois Community and Voluntary Awards 2020 -   LAOIS COMMUNITY & VOLUNTARY AWARDS 2020 Laois County Council in partnership with Laois Public Participation Network will celebrate the 11th Anniversary of the Laois Community and Voluntary Awards at a Virtual Event that will be a celebration of all Volunteers in County Laois The purpose of the awards is to acknowledge groups and individuals… .... Read More
County Laois Joint Policing Committee – Annual Public Meeting - County Laois Joint Policing Committee – Annual Public Meeting A public meeting of Laois County Joint Policing Committee will be held in the Dunamaise Arts Centre, Church Street, Portlaoise on: Monday, 16th November 2020 at 3.30pm.  For more information click   here .... Read More
Protected Disclosures Act 2014 - Laois County Council wishes to advise that no disclosures were received by the Designated Officer for Protected Disclosures during the period 1st July 2019 to 30th June 2020. .... Read More
Laois Connects Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 -     Laois Connects 2020 Brochure of Events The annual Laois Connects week takes place this year from 10th -17th October. The promotion of emotional wellbeing and mental health and increasing our awareness of the importance of this aspect of our lives is the aim of the week.   A packed programme of diverse events, both online… .... Read More
Community Mental Health Fund – Small Grants Scheme - Laois County Council – in association with Healthy Ireland – Small Grants Scheme for projects with a Mental Health Theme.  “The Community Mental Health Fund, supported by the Department of Health” Laois County Council has recently secured €30,000 from The Department of Health’s Mental Health Unit under the Healthy Ireland Fund 2019 – 2021 to deliver… .... Read More
€3.3 million for Social Housing Retrofitting - Retrofit of homes in County Laois to make them warmer, healthier and more comfortable. Homes will emit less carbon dioxide emissions. Works to be funded by the Carbon Tax. The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has allocated €3.3 million to Laois County Council for the retrofitting of 160 local authority-owned… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Road Closure at the following location Road: L3158 Canal Road, Portarlington - Notification of Temporary Road Closure Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L3158 Canal Road, Portarlington From a point: L3170 Station Road To a point: L3157 Ballymorris Road ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 01/10/2020 7pm And 02/10/2020 6am… .... Read More
Hazardous Household Waste Collection - Laois County Council regrets any inconvenience caused to members of the public, if they were unable to gain access to the Free Hazardous Household Waste event on Saturday last.  Unfortunately, Council staff and the contractor, Enva were unable to deal with the unexpected volume of waste that came to the site.  Members of the public… .... Read More
Paints, waste oil, aerosols and car batteries will be accepted at Kyletalesha Recycling Centre on Monday - NOTICE: Paints, waste oil, aerosols and car batteries will be accepted at Kyletalesha Recycling Centre on Monday of next week. If you have additional items for recycling the gate fee of €4 will apply. Please note, 50 litre limit applies to waste oil .... Read More
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Now Closed - Regrettably the Household Hazardous Waste Collection has closed early due to the large volumes received since opening this morning. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. .... Read More
Culture Night 2020 - On Friday 18th of September,  Laois celebrated in style with a number of live events  and online events taking place in the County, throughout the day and night. Highlights included an exhibition at The Gallery Laois Arthouse, Stradbally featuring beautiful work by members of the Laois Arthouse Collective and work by the community from a… .... Read More
Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day - Laois County Council Wish to announce a Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection is to be provided as detailed below: Venue: Old Mart, Timahoe Road, Portlaoise, Laois Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Date: 19th September 2020   List of accepted products: Adhesives         Aerosols            Antifreeze Herbicides        Paints                 Household Detergents Oil filters … .... Read More