Taoiseach on the canvas in Portlaoise

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny visits Portlaoise today, Friday, May 25, to campaign for a yes vote in the EU Fiscal Treaty Referendum.

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny visits Portlaoise today, Friday, May 25, to campaign for a yes vote in the EU Fiscal Treaty Referendum.

Mr Kenny is due in the Portlaoise Shopping Centre from 6.30 pm where he will do a walkabout canvas of local voters.

The Taoiseach will be greeted by Laois Offaly TD Charlie Flanagan at his Portlaoise office before hitting the campaign trail.

A strong no campaign is underway in Laois led by Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley who is Portlaoise-based. The United Left Alliance has also being campaigning hard against the treaty.