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Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: R-433 Ballacolla to Abbeyleix, Co. Laois - Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: R-433 Ballacolla to Abbeyleix, Co. Laois From a Point - Gully Bridge, Coolderry, Ballacolla, Co. Laois To a point: - 1km towards Ballacolla Village, Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 07/07/2020 08.00Hrs and 09/07/2020 18.00Hrs For… .... Read More
Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-56512 Dunmore Durrow, Co. Laois - Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-56512 Dunmore Durrow, Co. Laois From a point: Junction with L-5651 Dunmore Durrow, Co. Laois To a point: For a distance of 1.3km ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 06/07/2020 08.00Hrs and 06/07/2020 18.00Hrs For the purposes of… .... Read More
Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) At the following location: L38174 North West of Inch Cross Road: L38174 - Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) At the following location: L38174 North West of Inch Cross Road: L38174 From a point: Junction between L38174 & L39305 North West of Inch Cross To a point: Junction between L38174 & L39305 North West of Inch Cross ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 04/07/2020 08:00:00 and… .... Read More
Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) At the following location: R445 Ballybrittas Road: R445 - Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) At the following location: R445 Ballybrittas Road: R445 From a point: 100m North of the Junction between L7156 & R445 To a point: 100m North of the Junction between L7156 & R445 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 04/07/2020 08:00:00 and 04/07/2020 17:00:00 For the purposes of… .... Read More
Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) At the following location: Davitt Road, Mountmellick, Co Laois - Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) At the following location: Davitt Road, Mountmellick, Co Laois Road: Davitt Road From a point: 200m South of Mounmellick GAA Club To a point: 200m South of Mounmellick GAA Club ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 04/07/2020 08:00:00 and 04/07/2020 17:00:00 For the purposes of Public Lighting… .... Read More
Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) At the following location: L3170 200m South of the Railway Crossing. Road: L3170 - Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) At the following location: L3170 200m South of the Railway Crossing. Road: L3170 From a point: 200m South of the Railway Crossing To a point: 200m South of the Railway Crossing ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 04/07/2020 08:00:00 and 04/07/2020 17:00:00 For the purposes of Public… .... Read More
Of the intention & decision to close the following road at the following location Road: Junction 18 (Portlaoise) – M7 Slip roads and R445 (Wednesday 8th July) - Of the intention & decision to close the following road at the following location Road: Junction 18 (Portlaoise) - M7 Slip roads and R445 (Wednesday 8th July) Note: Friday the 10th July is provisionally booked to facilitate the works if delayed due to weather conditions ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 08/07/2020 21:00… .... Read More
Of the use of STOP & GO BOARDS At the following location: L7161 at chapel Cross Road: L7161 - Of the use of STOP & GO BOARDS At the following location: L7161 at chapel Cross Road: L7161 From a point: L7161 at chapel Cross To a point: L7161 at chapel Cross ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 04/07/2020 08:00:00 and 04/07/2020 17:00:00 For the purposes of Public Lighting works Please see attached… .... Read More
NEW APPOINTMENT BOOKING SYSTEM FOR HOUSING SERVICES - To facilitate the needs of customers and to comply with Public Health guidance, Laois County Council has introduced a new appointments system for Housing Services.  While the Council provided housing services online, by phone, email and post throughout the pandemic, public health measures required that our offices remained closed to the public since 27th March. Now,… .... Read More
Community Call Helpline - Throughout the #Covid19 pandemic our dedicated Community Call Helpline agents have been on hand to help ensure vulnerable and cocooning members of our county could get access to essential services and supports. Our helpline remains open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday. Call freephone: 1800 832 010 or  send us an email at covidsupport@laoiscoco.ie Visit… .... Read More
Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) Road: L6310 Meelick Road, Portlaoise - Of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) Road: L6310 Meelick Road, Portlaoise From a point: Junction with N77 Abbeyleix Rd, Portlaoise To a point: Junction with R426 Timahoe Road, Portlaoise ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 01/07/2020 12:30 and 01/07/2020 19:30 For the purposes of Emergency road repairs Any objections or observations shall be… .... Read More
Dynamic Purchasing System for Civil Engineering Materials (Supply Only) - The Local Government Operational Procurement Centre (LGOPC)has published a Dynamic Purchasing System for Public Service Bodies to procure Civil Engineering Materials. This Dynamic Purchasing System will replace the existing; Multi-Party Framework Agreement for Road Making Materials (Supply Only)for Local Authorities and the Multi-Party Framework Agreement for Supply Only of Ready-Mix Concrete to Local Authorities. When… .... Read More
Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: Togher Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. - Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: Togher Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois From a point: Togher To a point: Togher ON and BETWEEN the following dates & times ( daily) 02/07/2020 08:00 and 03/07/2020 18:00 For the purposes -To construct a new distributor road, located on the… .... Read More
Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-2120 Acragar, Mountmellick, Co. Laois - Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-2120 Acragar, Mountmellick, Co. Laois From a point: St Josephs Cemetery, Acragar, Mountmellick, Co. Laois To a point: 1.1km towards Kyletalesha, Portlaoise, Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 06/07/2020 18.00Hrs and 08/07/2020 08.00Hrs For the purposes… .... Read More
Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: R-433 Ballacolla to Abbeyleix, Co. Laois - Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: R-433 Ballacolla to Abbeyleix, Co. Laois From a Point: Gully Bridge, Coolderry, Ballacolla, Co. Laois To a point: 1km towards Ballacolla Village, Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 06/07/2020 08.00Hrs and 08/07/2020 18.00Hrs For the purposes… .... Read More
Temporary Road Closure – Main Street Portlaoise: Notice of Decision - LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL ROADS ACT, 1993 TEMPORARY CLOSING OF PUBLIC ROADS In accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993 and Section 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, Laois County Council hereby gives notice of its decision to temporarily close the following road for the period and the reasons specified below:- Road Subject of… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Road Closure – Derryduff, Coolrain. - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-50701 Derryduff Coolrain, Co. Laois From a point: Junction with L-5070, Derryduff Coolrain, Co. Laois, To a point: Bridge over Nore, Derryduff, Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 01/07/2020 08.00Hrs… .... Read More
Reintroduction of Paid Parking in Laois from 30th June 2020 - On Tuesday 30th June 2020, Laois County Council will re-introduce paid parking in Portlaoise, Portarlington and Mountmellick. As and from Tuesday 30th June, non-payment of appropriate parking fees may result in a fixed penalty notice. The reintroduction of paid parking will facilitate increased turnover of spaces in town centres, support local businesses and coincide with… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management – R445 Mountrath Road, Portlaoise. - Laois County Council wish to advise of the use of STOP/GO Boards at the following location: R445 Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois Road: R445 Mountrath Road From a point: Rockview Roundabout To a point: Bellingham Estate Roundabout ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 30/06/2020 09:00 until 01/07/2020 18:00:00 For the purposes of Line… .... Read More
Community Enhancement Programme 2020 - Applications are now being invited for  the Community Enhancement Programme 2020 The Community Enhancement Programme is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and will provide €58,297 of grant funding for capital works towards enhancing the facilities available to communities in County Laois.  30% will be reserved for grants of €1,000 or less.… .... Read More
Apply for Licences for Table and Chairs outside a hotel, restaurant, café, public house or other - Section 254 Licences [Schedule 12 Part 1(h)]  for Table and Chairs in public spaces outside a hotel, restaurant, café, public house or other If you own a café, restaurant, hotel, or bar, you can apply to Laois County Council to put tables and chairs within the Public Realm. This is known as a Section 254… .... Read More
New video series on Gardening for Biodiversity launched - A new series of videos on Gardening for Biodiversity has been launched by Laois Heritage Office. Based on the popular book Gardening for Biodiversity published by Laois County Council earlier this year, the series aims to give practical tips and guidelines to anyone who is interested in helping wildlife in their garden.   Following the… .... Read More
Notification of Extension of Temporary Road Closure – Acragar, Mountmellick - Laois County Council wish to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-2120 Acragar, Mountmellick, Co. Laois At point: South of Mountmellick GAA Club ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 30/06/2020 18.00Hrs and 13/07/2020 08.00Hrs For the purposes of Road Drainage Works Alternative routes… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Road Closure – L1620 Kilbricken Bridge to Castletown - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-1620 Kilbricken Bridge to Castletown, Co. Laois From a point: Junction with L-1652 Kilbricken, Mountrath, Co. Laois To a point: Railway Bridge Ballycleary, Castletown Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Road Closure – Togher Road, Portlaoise - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: Togher Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. From a point: Togher To a point: Clonminam Industrial Estate ON and BETWEEN the following dates & times ( daily) 29/06/2020 08:00 and 29/06/2020 18:00 For the purposes of… .... Read More
€548k in Restart Grants to Small Businesses to date - Restart Grant payments have been made to small businesses to help them with the costs associated with re-opening and re-employing workers following COVID-19 closures.  167 applications to a value of €548k have been approved to date.  Further details on how to apply for the grant are available HERE .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management – N80 North of Mountmellick - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) at the following location: Graigue, Mountmellick Road: N80 north of Mountmellick From a point: 53.133886, ­7.353553 To a point: 53.126811, ­7.343095 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 25/06/2020 08:00 and 25/06/2020 18:00:00 For the purposes of Road Surveying Please see attached… .... Read More
Notice of Temporary Road Closure – Moore’s Cross - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-38961 Moores Cross From a point: Junction with R-431 To a point: Junction with R-430 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 24/06/2020 08.00Hrs and 26/06/2020 18.00Hrs For the purposes of Road Repair… .... Read More
Notice of Temporary Road Closure – Ballacolla - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L1633, Cuffsborough, Ballacolla, Co. Laois At point: 4 Cross Roads at Cuffsborough, Ballacolla, Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 25/06/2020 08.00Hrs and 25/06/2020 18.00Hrs For the purposes of Road Surfacing… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management – Portlaoise - Laois County Council wishes to advise the use of Stop/Go Boards at the following location: Portlaoise Road: L-21209-0 Main Street, Portlaoise From a point: Junction with L-21208-0 Church Street To a point: Junction with N-80 Stradbally Road ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times Saturday 20/06/2020 From 06:00 to 11:00, & 18:00 – 22:00… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management – James Fintan Lawlor Avenue, Portlaoise - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the use of STOP-GO BOARD(s) at the following location: Portlaoise Road: N80 James Fintan Lawlor Avenue & a small section of Well Road From a point: Junction with N77 (53.032321, -7.301895) To a point: Junction with R445 (53.034191, -7.294149) ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 20/06/2020… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Traffic Management – R-434 Rick of Rushall - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the use of TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS At the following location: Road: R-434 Mannin Cross Roads to Derrin Cross Roads, Borris In Ossory Co. Laois At point: Ballytarsna, Pike of Rushall, Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 22/06/2020 8:00 and 24/06/2020 16:30 For the purposes… .... Read More
Expressions of Interest – Provision of Land and Houses - Laois County Council is seeking expressions of interest in respect of the provision of additional housing through the supply of new or refurbished housing. While the Council is interested in new housing on greenfield/brownfield sites, it would also welcome proposals in respect of the refurbishment of existing vacant house(s) in our town or villages. The… .... Read More
Updated Notification of Temporary Road Closure – R-433 Ballacolla to Abbeyleix - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: R-433 Ballacolla to Abbeyleix, Co. Laois At point: Coolderry, Ballacolla, Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 06/07/2020 08.00Hrs and 07/07/2020 18.00Hrs For the purposes of Road Surfacing Works Alternative routes… .... Read More
Notification of Temporary Road Closure – R-423 Mountrath to Mountmellick - Laois County Council wishes to advise of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: R-423 Mountrath to Mountmellick, Co. Laois At point: Derrylusk, Mountrath, Co. Laois ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 22/06/2020 08.00Hrs and 24/06/2020 18.00Hrs For the purposes of Road Surfacing Works Alternative routes… .... Read More
Portlaoise Leisure Centre – winding up of operations - Press Statement - June 16th 2020 Laois County Council on the winding up of operations by the Portlaoise Leisure Centre Company   Laois County Council notes with deep regret the decision of the Board of the Portlaoise Leisure Centre Company to put the company into liquidation.  The ongoing Covid 19 pandemic has had dire consequences… .... Read More
Proposed Temporary Closure of a Public Road – Main Street Portlaoise - Please see below statutory notice in relation to the proposed Temporary Road Closure of a portion of Main Street Portlaoise. In accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993 and Section 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that Laois County Council proposes to temporarily close the following road for the… .... Read More
Town & Village Renewal Scheme 2020 - Expressions of Interest are now invited for the 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme This is a great opportunity for any communities who may have a project in mind to develop/improve their area.   For further information, click on link below https://laois.ie/departments/community/2020-town-and-village-renewal-scheme/ .... Read More
Do you have a Food Waste Recycling Bin? - If you live within the speed limit zones of any of the following towns and villages you should have one.   Abbeyleix Ballylinan Ballyroan Borris-In-Ossory Clonaslee Durrow Graiguecullen Killenard Mountmellick Mountrath Portarlington Portlaoise Rathdowney Stradbally For more information - contact your Bin Supplier .... Read More
Image of recycling logo Opening hours for recycling centres in Laois - Portlaoise Recycling Centre is located at Kyletalesha Landfill. Opening hours are as follows: Monday – Friday: 8am to 3.30pm Saturday: 8am to 1pm Sundays/Bank/Public Holidays: Closed Portarlington Recycling Centre is located at Lea Road, Portarlington. Opening hours are as follows: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, from 8am to 3.30pm – Last entry is at 3.15pm. Saturday 8am… .... Read More
Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: Collier’s Lane, Portlaoise - Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: Collier's Lane, Portlaoise From a point: Junction with R445 Dublin Rd To a point: Junction with Borris Road ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 15/06/2020 08.00Hrs-18.00Hrs and 16/06/2020 08.00Hrs-18.00Hrs For the purposes of Road Surfacing Works Alternative routes… .... Read More
Community Call - Our Community Call Helpline is available 9AM to 5PM Monday to Saturday We are here to help those who are vulnerable or  cocooning and require help accessing essential services Call us at freephone 1800 832 010 or send us an email at covidsupport@laoiscoco.ie Visit us at https://laois.ie/covid-19-community-support-response-page .... Read More
Portlaoise Recycling Centre - Please note that hard plastics are no longer accepted at the Recycling Centre.  .... Read More
Of the use of TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS At the following location: Road: R423 Mountrath to Ballyfin - Of the use of TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS At the following location: Road: R423 Mountrath to Ballyfin At point: Leinster Woodcraft ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 08/06/2020 8:00 and 10/06/2020 16:30 For the purposes of Drainage and Road Works Please see attached map (below) R423 Leinster Woodcraft Mountrath Any objections or observations shall… .... Read More
Of the use of TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS At the following location: Ballyroan - Of the use of TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS At the following location: Ballyroan Road: L-6719 Rock Road / Ballinlough, Ballyroan From a point: Junction with R-425 Abbeyleix Rd Ballyroan To a point: On L-6719, To a point 600m south of the junction with R-425 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 08/06/2020 08:00 to 18:00… .... Read More
Phase 2 Reopening - Today is an important day as we reopen our County and Country - #Phase2. Find out more at https://bit.ly/374FPJg #StayLocal #InThisTogether .... Read More
Laois Libraries(selected) offering Call and Collect Services as part of Phase 2 - Laois County  Library Service will begin to  offer  more  library services to the public as outlined in Phase 2 of the Government’s Roadmap for re-opening society and  business from week commencing the 8th of June 2020 .   The first phase of these services will be a “Contact and Collect” service in some of the… .... Read More
Part VIII – Urban Regeneration Development at Railway Street, Portlaoise - The development will consist of the construction of a residential development of a total of 67 dwelling units, consisting of 30 houses and 37 apartments over 3 Blocks, at Railway Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois with a new access road from Railway Street at the existing entrance to Maryville House and a new pedestrian access path… .... Read More
Enforcement of Measures re Parking Bye Laws from 9th June 2020 - On Tuesday 9th June, Laois County Council will re-introduce enforcement measures for time limited parking in Portlaoise, Portarlington and Mountmellick. From Tuesday 9th June, where parking signs provide for time limited parking (in most cases 2hr time limits), vehicles parked in excess of the signed time limits will be at risk of fixed penalty notices.… .... Read More
Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-1756 Ballykealy, Durrow, Co. Laois - Of the intention & decision to close the following roads at the following location Road: L-1756 Ballykealy, Durrow, Co. Laois From a point: Junction with L-5755 To a point: Junction with L-5753 ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times 08/06/2020 08.00Hrs and 12/06/2020 18.00Hrs AND 15/06/2020 08.00Hrs and 16/06/2020 18.00Hrs For the purposes of… .... Read More