New Cottage Market for Laois

20 Cottage Markets are set to open in towns across the country this year as a result of the ‘Cottage Market’ initiative unveiled by GIY and supported by Ulster Bank and The Ireland Funds.   Last month community groups from across the country were invited to apply to the initiative for funding in order to […]

Macra na Feirme Delegation Visits The European Parliament

Independent MEP Marian Harkin met with a delegation from Macra na Feirme who came and visited the European Parliament for a discussion with MEPs on current problems facing young farmers.

Port’s Vision 2020 Free Workshops

New Business Workshop Monday 20th June @ 2:00-4:00pm Portarlington Community Centre Have a good business idea but not sure where to start? or Just started a business? Whether you have just started a new business and need support or you have a good idea and want to see if you build a business around it—this […]

Daft.ie Rental Report, Q1 2011 – Rents rise by half a percent in early 2011

10th May, 2011 – Nationwide rents rose by half a percent (0.5%) on average in the first three months of 2011, according to the latest report published by the property website, Daft.ie. The average rent nationwide now stands at €825, 25% below the 2007 peak. Rents have been largely static since early 2010, however the […]

Laois Offaly General Election Results

Electorate 106,312; Turnout 70.7%; Spoiled Votes 979; Quota 12,373; Seats 5 Elected – 1. Charles Flanagan (FG)  2. Marcella Corcoran Kennedy (FG) 3. Barry Cowan(FF)  4. Brian Stanley (SF) 5. Sean Fleming (FF) ————————————————- Click here to see graph of how the votes and transfers went Eliminations – 1st Count Michael Cox, John Boland; 2nd […]

General Election 2011 Laois-Offaly Candidates

Update: Click here for Laois Offaly General Election 2011 results *  The information in this list of candidates is based on the information available as of 8th February 2011 and will be updated when new information becomes available. Name: Rotimi Adebari Party: Independent _________________________________________________________________________________ Name: Marcella Corcoran Kennedy Party: Fine Gael Website: corcorankennedy.ie Marcella is […]

The Laois Offaly Tatler is first in the Midlands to offer video links to people reading online

The Laois Offaly Tatler has become the first regional publication in those counties to offer people a free interactive online experience while reading the magazine. In the latest issue, people reading online can click on a photo on the front cover which takes them to a video related to the image. The video is of […]