Council to take charge of estates in Abbeyleix and Portlaoise

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


County Hall, Portlaoise.Picture: Alf Harvey/

Laois County Council is to seek the green light to take over responsibility for roads, public lights and other infrastructure at four housing estates.

The estates are: Vesci Close, Abbeyleix; Garden Village, Mountmellick Road, Portlaoise; Killeen Gardens, Maganey; Bellingham, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise.

The public can make objections or representations to Laois County Council on the  taking in charge process up to Wednesday February 1 next. 

Laois County Councillors will be asked to give the goahead to the process next year.