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Brown Bin – Food Waste Collection areas in Laois

    Check this map to see if you live in area where your collector must provide a food waste collection service https://www.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=a2088b088cd74a9aa087435bbdcd2ef7&fbclid=IwAR28JwJSAv2aMaW1dN4LkBBEhouPTaTss_lHQYsOB0wzJr1vKHNnrlpq6pw

Draft Cemetery Bye-Laws 2022

    Local Government Act 2001 Laois County Council Draft Cemetery Bye-Laws In accordance with the above legislation Laois County Council proposes to make Cemetery Bye-Laws for the Regulation of Cemeteries…

Electric Picnic 2022

EP Republic has applied for a LICENCE APPLICATION under the terms of Part XVI of the Planning and Development Act 2000 to 2015 (as amended) for a Proposed Multi Stage Concert event…

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…

Arts Awards and Opportunities 2022

Laois County Council Arts Service invites applications for the following awards   and opportunities to individuals/groups and organisations in 2022  click the link  for application forms for Grants and Schemes…

Christmas Recycling Tips

Christmas Recycling   We all have more cardboard to dispose of this time of year. Good news its recyclable. Please put it in your recycle bin, if you have a…

R.S.V.P. Campaign

The R.S.V.P. that aims to empower people to assess the risk involved in different activities by providing practical information and guidance. R.S.V.P. encourages people to be risk aware, to think…

Pride in Laois is picking up !!!

Lets not make Christmas rubbish for someone else. Our Tidy Towns have worked hard and long all year round to keep the towns and villages looking great. Why not give…

CHRISTMAS CLOSING ARRANGEMENTS

CHRISTMAS CLOSING ARRANGEMENTS   Is mian le Comhairleoir, Concobhar Ó hAimhirgín, Cathaoirleach Comhairle Chontae Laoise, Comhaltaí de Comhairle Chontae Laoise agus an Bainistíocht agus Foirne, Nollaig agus Athbhliain Shona Sábháilte…

Someone is always there to listen

CLICK HERE: Someone is always there to listen to you – Emergency 24 Hours Services Listing The Resource Officers for Suicide Prevention in the HSE Midlands, Louth, Meath Community Healthcare…

Community Monuments Fund 2022

The Community Monuments Fund will have €5 million in 2022 to invest in archaeological heritage and help owners and custodians of archaeological monuments to safeguard them into the future for…

Funding for heritage conservation in 2022

Laois County Council in partnership with the Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage is inviting applications for grants for the conservation of architectural heritage and archaeological monuments in 2022…

Work at Laois County Council – Vacancies

You can now apply for the following jobs vacancies at Laois County Council: Library Assistant Qualifications Application Form Library Assistant Application Form I.S. Project Leader Qualifications I.S. Project Leader Application…

PFS Outdoor Trainer Course

Laois County Council have some places available on their upcoming PFS outdoor trainer course on Friday 10th December. Places are limited and will be offered on a first come basis….

PFS Outdoor Trainer Course

Laois County Council have some places available on their upcoming PFS outdoor trainer course on Friday 10th December. Places are limited and will be offered on a first come basis….

#PurpleLights21

Get your frame here https://bit.ly/3DtWOEg and add your photo or that of a colleague. Tell how you/they work towards a better future for people with disabilities.  

#PurpleLights21

#PurpleLights21 is all about the movers and shakers!   Every organisation and community has them. Those that step up, the leaders. Just as important are those that participate: as part…

Green Flag Award 2021

Green Flag Award 2021   The 2021 Green Flag Awards were announced today, Wednesday 17th of November 2021, by An Taisce Environmental Education, acknowledging Ireland’s best public parks and gardens. …

Register of Electors 2022/2023

DRAFT REGISTER OF ELECTORS 2022 /2023   The Draft Register of Electors 2022/2023 was published on 1st November, 2021 and is available for inspection at the Council Offices by appointment…

Work begins on Ronnie Mathews Archive

Laois County Library Service and Laois Heritage Office are delighted to announce that work is commencing on the Ronnie Mathews Archive Collection. The collection, acquired earlier this year by Laois…

DRAFT REGISTER OF ELECTORS 2022 /2023

DRAFT REGISTER OF ELECTORS 2022 /2023   The Draft Register of Electors 2022/2023 was published on 1st November, 2021 and is available for inspection at the Council Offices by appointment…

Leave a Light On

Sunday 24th October at 8pm – Leave a Light On will be lighting up the darkness of the autumn evenings, by exhibiting a gallery of unique window displays across Portlaoise town…

International Ewaste Day

International Ewaste Day #IEWD is a time when we think about what motivates us to recycle old devices beyond reuse or repair. These are all great reasons to get involved….

International Ewaste Day

International Ewaste Day #IEWD is a time when we think about what motivates us to recycle old devices beyond reuse or repair. These are all great reasons to get involved….

International Ewaste Day

International Ewaste Day #IEWD is a time when we think about what motivates us to recycle old devices beyond reuse or repair. These are all great reasons to get involved

International Ewaste Day

International Ewaste Day #IEWD is a time when we think about what motivates us to recycle old devices beyond reuse or repair. These are all great reasons to get involved….

Dog Fouling Hazard

  Dog dirt is a health hazard and someday your child might be affected by someone else’s failure to ‘do the right thing’. Failure to clean up your dog’s waste…

Responsible Dog Ownership

Please be considerate of other footpath users and clean up after your dog.   Dog faeces are dangerous. Dogs are known to be carriers of campylobacter and other bacteria which…

How to report dog fouling.

Most dog walkers are responsible. However, a few continue to spoil our paths and walkways for other users.   Any complaints concerning dog fouling in a public place should be…

We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Laois

As we have just launched our “We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Laois” initiative and today also marks the 1st day of Laois Connects Positive Mental Health Awareness Month for the month of…