Laois County Council Offices are closed to members of the public in compliance with COVID-19 restrictions under Level 5. Access is strictly by appointment only. For further information please click here
The Council phone line 057 866 4000 is open Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), between the hours of 9am to 5pm, for the Laois County Council Community Response Support Helpline to facilitate the most appropriate community response to the needs of vulnerable people living in the community where their usual sources of support have become unavailable due to COVID19 and to deal with normal Council queries.
Click HERE to visit our Community Response Support page and to find out more about the Vaccine Rollout Programme
This is National Biodiversity Week. Every day we depend on biodiversity. Biodiversity or nature is all about us. Everything we rely on is provided by nature. Biodiversity is the variety of life on the planet, how it interacts with the natural water cycles and climate to create ecosystems that […]
REMINDER – HEDGE CUTTING SEASON CLOSED Wildlife Acts 1976 to 2018 Restrictions on the Destruction of Hedgerows and the Destruction of Vegetation on Uncultivated land In Ireland, where there is a low cover of native woodland, hedges are of exceptional importance in providing habitats and corridors for maintaining wildlife diversity, […]
National Campaign launched to get people connected with nature The Local Authority Heritage Officer Network has launched a campaign to get people connected with nature, as part of the Government’s “Keep Well” Campaign. A free booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” has been produced and is available from all Local Authority Heritage […]
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New guide shows how to look after wildlife in your garden A new booklet to assist everyone to help wildlife in their gardens, no matter how big or small, has been launched. The brainchild of Juanita Browne, the booklet was produced by Laois County Council with the assistance of Local […]