Sugar Beet Plant Could Benefit Midlands Farmers

An Offaly Councillor believes the establishment of a sugar beet factory on the Kildare-Carlow border will be an opportunity for Midlands farmers. Plans for the … Read More

Meeting In Laois Over CCTV Controversy

A meeting is to be held in Laois to address the local authority’s concern about CCTV data. Woodenbridge Community Alert tried to avail of a … Read More

Tóibín New Party To Hold Meeting In Mullingar

Peadar Tóibín says seven elected representatives – at different levels – are considering joining his new political party. The Meath West TD will be in … Read More

Man In Custody After Woman’s Death Near Offaly Border

A man has been arrested following the death of a woman on farmland near the Offaly-Galway border earlier this year. The victim in her mid-70s … Read More

Midlands Home Cost Up 14%

The cost of owning a home in the Midlands has risen by over 14%. Figures released by the Central Statistics Office shows the price of … Read More

Over 70 Wait At Midlands Hospitals

Over 70 people are without a proper bed at Midland Hospitals. According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation the most overcrowded locally is Tullamore … Read More

“Pensioners Not Worse Off From Budget 2019”

A finance broker firm in Athlone claims pensioners aren’t worse off from Budget 2019, despite claims in the papers this morning which state otherwise. An … Read More

Delays At Tullamore Hospital

Tullamore Hospital has had to implement the HSEs Escalation policy . Patients are being urged to expect delays as there is currently 22 patients awaiting … Read More

Portlaoise Hospital Not Ready For Abortions In January

Portlaoise Hospital has indicated it won’t be ready to provide abortion services next month. Yesterday, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar suggested the services would be phased in … Read More

“Justice Minister Must Help Farmers Protect Land”

The Renua Ireland leader is calling on the Justice Minister to introduce legislation to help farmers protect their land. John Leahy says the last thing … Read More

TD Bringing Those Needing Cataract Surgery To Belfast

A Longford Westmeath TD is organising people who need cataract surgery to travel to Belfast for the procedure. Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy says the current … Read More

€220,000 Allocated To Midlands Sports Groups

Over €220,000 has been allocated for sport and physical activity agencies across the Midlands. Under the Department of Sports’ Dormant Accounts Funding – the money … Read More

Planning Authority Overturns Decision On Tullamore Site

An Bord Pleanala has overturned a decision by the local authority to allow a housing development in Tullamore. The 20 home project had been brought … Read More

Water Restrictions In Athlone

Water restrictions will impact around 8,000 customers in parts of Athlone this evening. Irish Water say the planned outage is to help conserve the supply … Read More

Delvin Business Closes Over Poor Hygiene Concerns

A Westmeath business is among 13 forced to close due to poor hygiene standards. A Food Safety Authority of Ireland officer discovered rodent droppings on … Read More

Investigation Into Assault And Burglary At Home

Athlone Gardaí are investigating a break-in and assault over the weekend. Shortly after 10pm on Saturday, a man broke into a home and hit the … Read More

Laois Man Urges Others To Speak Of OCD And Anxiety

A Laois man who suffers with anxiety and OCD is urging others like him to share their experiences. Anthony Culleton from Camross has recently been … Read More

“Don’t Hope For No Brexit At All”

The European Court of Justice has ruled the UK can cancel Brexit without permission from the other EU countries. It’s followed the opinion of a … Read More

Laois Family Through To Final Of Ireland’s Fittest Family

A Laois family has made it to the final of Ireland’s Fittest family. Four McDonalds from Ballyroan are hoping to win the €15,000 prize. They’re … Read More

“Donate Selection Box To Children Santa Won’t Visit”

People in the Midlands are being called on to donate selection boxes to children who may not get a visit from Santa. The Ken Smollen … Read More

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