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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Laois County Council

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# livestreaming
FG councillor taking legal advice as she claims council is 'blocking' broadcasting meetings
A vote taken in 2021 saw Laois County Council approve providing finances for livestreaming its meetings.
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# tent talks
Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers
The Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee met today to discuss the next steps in the easing of restrictions.
# Laois County Council
Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home
The couple claimed there were no problems before the Council laid a culvert near their home in 2007.
# Race for the Áras
Norris fails to secure South Dublin County Council support for Áras run
The independent senator still needs the support of two local authorities in order to get on the ballot paper. Dana Rosemary Scallon also needs to support of two more councils.
# Race for the Áras
Focus turns to councils as McGrath deals blow to Norris hopes
Independent TD Mattie McGrath says he won’t be signing David Norris’s nomination papers, as four councils prepare to meet.
# Race for the Cllrs
Norris and Dana's presidential hopes boosted as councils to meet next week
Both now appear likely to receive enough support from local authorities to ensure they get on the ballot paper when nominations close next Wednesday.
# Roads
Final stage of new M7 motorway opens at last
The government’s goal of having its network of regional motorways open before Christmas is achieved.
# Roads
'Unpaid' workers blockade final section of new motorway
40 workers block the final stretch of the M7 Dublin to Limerick motorway, saying they haven’t been paid for six weeks.