Midlands County Councils In line For Increased Local Property Tax Funding

Local authorities in Laois, Westmeath, and Offaly will see millions of euro more in funding.

Additional funding for local authorities will be a "huge help."

That's according to Cathaoirleach of Offaly County Council, Eddie Fitzpatrick, as the local authority has been allocated an extra €3.5m in LPT funding.

Laois County Council will receive €3m, and Westmeath will be allocated an extra €1.5m.
Nationally, the Department of Local Government is providing an increase of €75m.

The Fianna Fáil rep says there are loads of projects that could use the funding:

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