No Capital Funding For Relocation Of Laois Courthouse - OPW

A site for the facility was acquired over two years ago.

A lack of Capital funding is behind an absence of progress on moving a Laois courthouse, according to the Office of Public Works.

The facility in Portlaoise is due to be moved to a new site in Kylekiproe, after Laois County Council acquired the land two years ago.

Concerns have frequently been raised with anti-social behaviour outside the existing courthouse.

The matter was raised during a Public Accounts Committee meeting with the OPW - it led to this exchange with PAC Chair, Laois Offaly Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley:

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