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Healthy Laois Workshop -24th November 2022

Healthy Laois Workshop -24th November 2022   On Thursday, the 24th November, the Healthy Laois Unit of Laois County Council, led by Ms Emma O’Connor, Healthy Laois County Co-ordinator, held a Consultation Workshop in the LOETB Centre of Excellence, O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. The workshop brought together a broad cross section […]


Laois Age Friendly & HSE event

Laois Age Friendly are holding a social event in the Parish Centre , Portlaoise on Tuesday the 6th of December.The HSE will be joining us  as they are designing a booklet and are seeking a focus group to complete a poll to inform them. This poll should take approximately 1 […]


Age Friendly Laois launch I.C.E. card initiative

1 / 2 Age Friendly Laois launch I.C.E. card initiative Age Friendly Laois launched a new initiative on Tuesday the 22nd November 2022. It is the I.C.E. ( In Case of Emergency) card . Designed to be carried on the person, in a wallet or purse, the card was conceived as […]


County Laois Joint Policing Committee – Annual Public Meeting

A public meeting of Laois County Joint Policing Committee will be held in the Council Chambers, Laois County Council, JFL Avenue, Portlaoise on: Monday, 21st November 2022 at 3.30pm The function of a Joint Policing Committee is to serve as a forum for consultations, discussions and recommendations on matters affecting […]


Laois Community & Voluntary Awards Night

Tonight , the 28th of October saw us return to an in person Community & Voluntary awards ceremony, which was held in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise.   These awards saw 57 nominees , across 7 categories, which were.. Arts, Culture & Heritage Award Winners: Port Art Collective   Sports […]


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 Council Chambers, Laois County Council, JFL Avenue, Portlaoise on: Monday, 21st November 2022 at 3.30pm The function of a Joint Policing Committee is to serve as a […]


Comhairle na n-ÓG

Members of Laois Comhairle na nÓg and Steering Committee  at their Steering Committee meeting in the Youth Café, Portlaoise held on 5th October 2022.


Food Waste

Today is International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. Reducing your food waste is one of the most effective actions you can take to help fight climate change. Surprisingly the best way to prevent food waste is planning before you shop. Stop Food Waste recommend the following Five Ways […]


Positive Aging Week 2022

Age Friendly Laois  launches “Reframing Aging” Campaign Positive Ageing Week 2022 (PAW) runs from 25th September to the 1st October, 2022 and celebrates ageing and the contribution and agency of older people. The theme of PAW 2022 is Challenging Ageism -Reframing How We Think, Feel and Act about older age. […]


Laois Connects 2022 Launch

This year, the Laois Connects Programme, co-ordinated by Laois County Council will take place from the 1st October to the 31st of October 2022. Events are spread throughout the county and there should be something for everyone in the schedule of events. Laois Connects organising Committee represents Laois County Council, […]


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