Update – Controlled Agricultural Burning

  The exemption for agricultural green waste burning ended on the 30th November 2023.   Final dates for the burning of cut and other agricultural green waste The Waste Management (Prohibition of Waste Disposal by Burning) Regulations 2009 makes it an offence to dispose of waste by burning. An initial […]

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Local Authority Affordable Purchase is Coming. Are YOU Mortgage Ready??

LAAPS Coming Soon – Get Mortgage Ready Are you Mortgage Ready? Local Authority Affordable Purchase Scheme coming soon to Portlaoise!! Visit our website on by clicking the link…/ for info on what YOU can do to get ready to apply! Click…/affordable-purchase-survey… to complete our survey if you haven’t already!

Christmas Parking Arrangements – Portlaoise, Mountmellick & Portarlington

Laois County Council is pleased to announce FREE PARKING in the Bye Law Areas of Portlaoise, Mountmellick and Portarlington  on the Saturdays in the run up to Christmas. Free Parking – Saturday 9th December, Saturday 16th December & Saturday 23rd December 2023. To ensure a regular turnover of spaces for […]

Tabhair Dídean, Tabhair Dóchas

An bhfuil teach, árasán, teach saoire, nó seomra agat nach bhfuil in úsáid faoi láthair? Smaoinigh le do thoil é a thairiscint dóibh siúd atá ag teitheadh cogadh san Úcráin. Tá íocaíocht mhíosúil €800 saor ó cháin ar fáil. Téigh chuig chun tairiscint a dhéanamh nó chun tuilleadh eolais a fháil. […]

Offer A Home, Offer Hope

Do you have a house, apartment, holiday home or room not in use? Please consider offering it for those fleeing Ukraine. A monthly €800 tax-free payment is available. Go to to make an offer or for more information. #OfferAHome  

All Ireland Pride of Place Awards

All Island Pride of Place Competition Annual Awards Ceremony 2023 Ireland’s most prestigious community awards takes place in Armagh tonight, Friday 10th November, 2023, when Armagh, Banbridge, and Craigavon Borough Council will proudly host the All Island Pride of Place awards 2023 at the Armagh City Hotel. Organised by peacebuilding […]

New Railway Street Car Park, Portlaoise – NOW OPEN

PRESS RELEASE: Laois County Council is delighted to announce the opening of a new Car Park and Transport Hub located at Railway Street, Portlaoise. The Car Park and Transport Hub are owned and operated by Laois County Council and will open for public use from Thursday 9th November, 2022. The […]

Clerical Officer Grade III

Laois County Council wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified person for inclusion on a panel which is being established to fill the vacancy for the following position;   Clerical Officer – Grade III Closing Date: 4pm Monday 27th November 2023 Further details can be found here:

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Christmas Plaza Market & Fun Fair – Expression of Interest 2023

  We invite you to express your interest in becoming a vendor at the upcoming 2023 Christmas Plaza Market & Fun Fair, a festive and family-friendly event that promises to be a highlight of the holiday season. This event brings together a delightful mix of live music, a fun fair, […]


Laois County Council wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified person for inclusion on a panel which is being established to fill the vacancy for the following positions; Assistant Planner Assistant Planner Application Form Assistant Planner Nov 2023 – qualifications Executive Librarian Executive Librarian Application Form Executive Librarian Qualifiactions Nov […]

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