Leinster Express Quotes of the Week

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threatening letters

threatening letters

“Considering the cost imposed on the council, it would be a lot cheaper to ask people to come in, sit down and discuss it. It can be very frightening and upsets people, who haven’t got the wherewithal to pay it.”

Cllr Willie Aird, lambasting Laois County Council for sending out legal letters over small amounts of money.

Boil water notice in Camross

“The council hadn’t the courtesy to tell me, I can’t understand it. I was responsible for putting those houses there. I am very unhappy with this situation. These are quiet country people, I can understand them not complaining,”

Fine Gael Cllr Michael Lalor

€50,000 grant for youth café in Rathdowney

“For young boys and girls not into sport, there is nothing. This will give them an opportunity to form friendships and develop as young people. I have no doubt it will be put to good use, it is badly needed,”

Cllr John King


“Being on stage is my first love”

Comedian Neil Delamere, Edenderry native, on his stand up comedy career