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Draft Laois County Joint Policing Committee Strategic Plan

Draft Laois County Joint Policing Committee Strategic Plan   In accordance with Section 36 of An Garda Siochána Act 2005 and associated Guidelines (amended August 2014), Laois County Council proposes to make the Draft Laois County Joint Policing Committee Strategic Plan available for public consultation.   A copy of the […]


2022 Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Laois County Council announce details of the 2022 Town & Village Renewal Scheme. The Town & Village Renewal Scheme, funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, is part of a package of national and local support measures to rejuvenate rural towns and villages throughout Ireland.  Following the launch […]


Older Person’s Council Convention

The Older Person’s Council Convention was held in Trim, County Meath on 12th & 13th May.   Excellent presentations were given on assistive technology in the home and on crime prevention by Laois/ Offaly Garda division’s Graham Kavanagh.   Professor Rose Anne Kenny , founding Principal investigator on the experience […]


Draft Laois County Joint Policing Committee Strategic Plan

  Chomairle Chontae Laois Laois County Council   Draft Laois County Joint Policing Committee Strategic Plan In accordance with Section 36 of An Garda Siochána Act 2005 and associated Guidelines (amended August 2014), Laois County Council proposes to make the Draft Laois County Joint Policing Committee Strategic Plan available for […]


MINISTER FRANK FEIGHAN VISITS YOUTH WORK IRELAND LAOIS HQ

The Minister was introduced to the Regional Director of Youth Work Ireland, Laois, Mr Clive Davis and was taken on a tour of its headquarters in Portlaoise. The Minister was briefed by Mr Davis on the work being carried out in the community. “Youth Work Ireland Laois are delighted to […]


MINISTER FRANK FEIGHAN DISCUSSES SCHOOL SUPPORT PACK INITIATIVE

Minister Frank Feighan TD, Minister of State for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs Strategy was welcomed by the Healthy Ireland Action Partner – Laois Partnership where he had an opportunity to meet with the staff of Laois Partnership, who are an Action Partner collaborating with Healthy Laois . […]


Laois Community & Voluntary Awards 2021

On May 5th Laois County Council were delighted to celebrate the 2021 Community and Voluntary Awards in association with Laois Public Participation Network, Volunteer Laois and our media partner the Leinster Express. After the last 2 years, it is was an honor to be able to celebrate the awards presentation […]


Africa Day Launch

Africa Day Laois 2022 was launched at County Hall and the pictures capture only a splash of the colour and spectacle of the day itself, which takes place this year at Portlaoise Leisure Centre (R32 YP11) on the 28th May from 12-5pm. The event features  the tastes, sound, fashion & […]


MEN’S SHED UKELELE SESSION ENJOYED BY MINISTER FEIGHAN TD

Minister Frank Feighan TD, Minister of State for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs Strategy was welcomed to Laois Music Centre, Portlaoise, where he was welcomed by Mr Joe Cunningham, Chief Executive of Laois Offaly Education and Training Board and Ms Nuala kelly, Resource Worker, Music Generation Laois.   […]


MINISTER FRANK FEIGHAN ENJOYS SOME HEALTHY LAOIS INITIATIVES

Minister Frank Feighan, Minister of State for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs Strategy visited a number of Healthy Ireland funded initiatives in Laois on  Tuesday, 3rd  May, to view at first-hand various health partnership programmes and health and wellbeing initiatives being undertaken by Healthy Ireland Laois in the […]


Ireland’s 1st Fit Sticks Trail comes to Laois

Ireland’s 1st Fit Sticks Trail comes to Laois  The Derryounce Fit Sticks Trail funded by Healthy Ireland Laois and co-ordinated by Laois Sports Partnership has now opened and is the first of its kind in Ireland. Fit Stick Trails are designed to include a solid flat surface with a low […]


Second COVID-19 booster vaccine

People aged 65 years and over are now eligible for their second COVID-19 booster vaccine. Those with a weak immune system aged 12 and over can also get their second booster, when it is due. Those who are due their second COVID-19 booster vaccine can: Book a booster appointment online […]


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