Local News from Cathal's Work in County Laois​

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Reminder to check passports

Lots of people have been in touch with me in recent weeks about passport renewal applications and as the summer approaches, it’s important to ensure your passport is in date if you intend to travel. Here are the current turnaround times when applying online - 🟢First Time Online Application ➡️20 ...

Portarlington Redessan Twinning

It was a pleasure to visit Redessan last week with a group from Portarlington. Last year we welcomed the French Ambassador, Vincent Guérend and French delegates to Portarlington for the official signing of the twinning agreement between Portarlington and Redessan. The twinning will have a ...

Christmas has arrived in Portarlington!

Christmas has arrived in Portarlington! Fantastic to see the town lit up and looking so bright and joyful! A big thank you to the Christmas Street Lights committee, Laois County Council and all the amazing local businesses in the town who spend so much time and effort each year to make the ...

The French Connection

Delighted to be welcoming the French Ambassador, H.E Vincent Guérend, the Mayor of Redessan, Mme. Fabienne Richard-Trinquier and the accompanying Redessan delegation to Portalington this weekend. We are looking forward to officially twinning Portarlington and Redessan in the South of France. We ...