Local Elections, Referendum, European Elections 2019

The Local Elections 2019 will be held on Friday 24th May 2019 in conjunction with the European Elections and a Referendum.

Elections will be conducted on the basis of the areas set out in the 2018/2019 Ministerial orders which implement the recommendations of the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Reports 2018.

There are three Local Electoral Areas within County Laois and they are:

Local Electoral Area No. of Members
Borris In Ossory –   Mountmellick 6
Graiguecullen –   Portarlington 6
Portlaoise 7
Total 19

The following documents are available for downloading by clicking on the various links hereunder:


Should you have any further queries on the above, please contact Irene Delaney, Deputy Returning Officer, on (057) 8664095 or at localelections2019@laoiscoco.ie


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Local Elections 2019 Notice of Poll - Please follow the links below for the Notice of Poll for your Local Electoral Area:   Borris In Ossory Mountmellick Portlaoise Graiguecullen-Portarlington Should you have any further queries on the above, please contact Corporate Affairs at localelections2019@laoiscoco.ie   For further information on the Local Elections 2019, click here.   .... Read More
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Are you Registered to vote? - You can check the register at www.checktheregister.ie to see if you are registered to vote and check that your details are correct.   Please note: The closing date for the Supplement to the Register of Electors is Tuesday 7th May 2019. The closing date for the Supplement to the Postal Voters and Special Voters Lists is… .... Read More
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