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Information Session – Abbeyleix Streetscape Scheme 2022

Applications are invited from within Abbeyleix town for funding of streetscape and shopfront enhancement projects under the 2022 Town and Village Streetscape Enhancement scheme. An information session will be held on Thursday 15th September 2022 from 10am – 12pm at Heritage House Abbeyleix and anyone interested in the scheme is […]


Salutem Insights Limited, who are supported by Local Enterprise Office Laois , were winners at this year’s National Enterprise Awards. The awards, which took place at the Mansion House in Dublin, are in their 23rd year and run annually by the Local Enterprise Offices. Laois Finalist, Salutem Insights Limited took home […]


Laois County Council is currently seeking expressions of interest from businesses located in Laois who are interested in being represented in the “Laois County Council” marquee at the National Ploughing Championships 2022. Laois County Council would like to hear from Laois companies who would like to showcase their products in […]

Portarlington Facade Enhancement Scheme

In accordance with the “Portarlington Regeneration Strategy 2030, Laois County Council is seeking to improve the streetscape and public realm of Portarlington Town. This scheme will assist owners of commercial & residential properties through the painting of the exterior of their properties. The eligible areas are highlighted on our map […]

Portlaoise Vacant Commercial Property Incentive Scheme

The vacant commercial property incentive scheme is being introduced to encourage the use of vacant commercial premises within the designated town centre of Portlaoise.  This scheme incentivises new businesses to occupy vacant premises by lowering entry costs in the form of a range of grants and mentoring opportunities. The scheme […]

Streetscape Enhancement Scheme 2021/2022

Applications are invited from within the following towns and villages for funding of streetscape and shopfront enhancement projects under the 2021/2022 Town and Village Streetscape Enhancement scheme: Mountrath Mountmellick Rathdowney Ballinakill Ballylinan Our Rural Future is the Government’s five-year strategy to revitalise rural Ireland and includes a commitment to upgrade […]

Town and Village Streetscape Enhancement Scheme 2021

In accordance with the Government’s five year strategy ” Our Rural Future” to revitalise rural Ireland, Laois County Council is seeking to improve the streetscape of the following 5 towns – Mountrath, Mountmellick, Rathdowney, Ballinakill and Ballylinan. The Business Support Unit are now accepting online applications only  for this scheme. […]

Laois TASTE Events Week 1

Today marks the 3rd of October which means Laois TASTE Month is about to begin. Here’s what you can expect during week 1 of Laois Taste Month! Location – Local Enterprise Office County, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co. Laois For those of you wishing to enhance your business and at […]

Food Futures 2030

Food Futures 2030 The Heritage Killenard, March 21st 2018   The first ever Food Futures 2030 event will take place in the Heritage Killenard on March 21st 2018.  The event is being run by Laois County Council in conjunction with Laois LEO and Laois Partnership, as part of the Connect 2 […]

Laois Commuter Survey 2018

Are you commuting outside Laois to work or do you know someone who is commuting? Laois County Council is inviting you to take a few minutes to complete our Laois Commuter Survey. The purpose of the survey is to help Laois County Council  gather useful information on the skills and educational  […]

Laois Commuter Survey 2018

Laois has one of the fastest growing population figures in the Country, results of the Census 2016 have confirmed. The population of County Laois is 84,697 according to the 2016 Census of Population, and this represents an increase of 5.1% percent since 2011. Census 2016 figures also reveal that while […]

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