Missing Offaly Woman Safe And Well

A woman reported missing from Offaly has been found safe and well. Concern had been expressed for the welfare of 45 year old Muriel Hughes … Read More

New Book To Be Launch About Westmeath Men Who Died For Irish Freedom

A new book telling the stories of Westmeath men who died fighting for Irish freedom is to be launched tonight. It will be taking place … Read More

Pair Appear In Court After Theft In Church

A man and woman appeared in court today charged with the theft of a bag containing cash at a church. The incident occurred yesterday afternoon … Read More

Gardaí Investigate Death Of Man In Kildare

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in his 40s in Co. Kildare His remains were discovered at a house in Athy at … Read More

Two Arrested In Dublin Over Aggravated Offaly Burglary

Two men are being questioned following an aggravated burglary in Offaly. At around 12:30pm last Sunday, the owners of a house in Banagher returned home … Read More

Westmeath Environmentalist Says Climate Plan Is Step In The Right Direction

A local environmental consultant says that the Government’s Mitigation Strategy is a step in the right direction. Jack O’Sullivan was reacting to the report, which … Read More

Local Dentist Says People Shouldn’t Try Procedures At Home

A local dentist is warning people not to try DIY dentistry. The Dental Complaints Resolution Service received 10 complaints about such practices in 2016, an … Read More

Inquest Held Into Tragic Drowning Of Westmeath Soldier

Donegal Coroner Dr Denis McCauley has recommended that clear warning signs be erected at Tullan Strand, Bundoran to prevent further tragedies. The coroner was speaking … Read More

Public Accusing Ordinary Gardaí Of Corruption – Westmeath Senator

A Westmeath senator claims ordinary Gardaí are facing an onslaught of corruption accusations. Fianna Fáil’s Aidan Davitt says that morale among the force and respect … Read More

Cabinet Discusses Possibility Of New Midlands City

The prospect of a new city in the Midlands has been discussed by the cabinet. Communications Minister Denis Naughten says the future of the region … Read More

Senator Claims Fáilte Ireland Is Neglecting Midlands

A Roscommon Fine Gael senator claims the Midlands has been “neglected and forgotten about” by the state’s tourism agency. Maura Hopkins is strongly criticising Fáilte … Read More

Hearing To Be Held On Proposed Bridge Over Shannon In Athlone

An Bord Pleanála is to hold an oral hearing on plans for a new bridge over the Shannon in Athlone. Westmeath County Council is seeking … Read More

Flanagan Says Bill On Sale Of Alcohol Is “Not Gathering Dust”

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan says new legislation on the sale of alcohol is not gathering dust. The proposals aim to reform the sale, supply and … Read More

Public Meeting To Be Held In Moyvore To Discuss Major Project

A public meeting is to be held tonight for the proposed whiskey maturation project in Moyvore. The €138m venture includes plans to build 12 warehouses on … Read More

Westmeath Senator Calls For More Support For Those Being Bullied

A Westmeath senator is speaking out about the need to offer support to those being bullied. Fine Gael’s Gabrielle McFadden has praised the ‘I’m A … Read More

Tributes To Popular Longford Teen After Drowning Tragedy

A secondary school in Longford is paying tribute to one of its students who drowned in the River Shannon yesterday. Templemichael College says Damola Adetoye … Read More

Laois Jeep Theft Prompts Early Morning Garda Chase

A man has been charged after a high speed chase by Gardaí pursuing a stolen jeep in Laois. The vehicle was taken from Munny Cross last … Read More

Midlands To Get €330,000 Invested In Water Treatment

Irish Water say over €330,000 will be invested in Midlands water treatment services. Westmeath will get the largest allocation with over €189,000 in sampling equipment … Read More

Wet Weather Causes Numerous Collisions In Laois & Offaly

Gardai are warning motorists to be more cautious as wet weather has caused a number of collisions already today. A number of minor crashes have … Read More

Publican Says People Driving After One Pint Need To Be Stood Up For

A midlands publican says there’s a need to stand up for people driving after a single pint. Chair of Offaly Vintners, John Clendennen, wants to … Read More

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