Public Asked To Avoid Tullamore Hospital

Overcrowding at Tullamore Hospital is continuing into the night. The HSE’s Escalation Policy has been activated due to the high numbers of patients requiring admission. … Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Portlaoise Cancelled

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in Portlaoise is not going ahead. The committee of volunteers who plan the event say they haven’t enough funds … Read More

Scammers Taking Advantage Using Top-Up Cards

Gardaí are warning shop staff in the Midlands of a scam involving top-up cards. The latest known incident occurred at a store in Portlaoise when … Read More

Information Day On West Offaly Power Station

An information day is being held on ESB’s plans to burn biomass instead of peat at the West Offaly Power Station. Members of the public … Read More

Man Arrested After Knife Used In Botched Portlarlington Robbery

Gardaí are questioning a man in Laois following an attempted armed robbery. At around 11.30am yesterday, a worker at a shop on the Link Road … Read More

Govt Can’t Be Complacent On Online Safety – Naughten

The Communications Minister says the Government can never be complacent on the issue of online safety. Roscommon Galway Independent TD Denis Naughten made the comments … Read More

Inquest Into Deaths Of Athlone Couple Killed In Tunisia

An inquest opens today at Dublin Coroner’s Court into the deaths of an Athlone couple in a Tunisian terror attack. Larry and Martina Hayes were among … Read More

Two Men For Court Over Robbery Of Offaly Bookies

Two men are to appear in court today charged with the robbery of an Offaly bookies. The incident happened at Eclipse on JKL Street in … Read More

8 Waiting For More Than 24 Hours At Tullamore Hospital

Serious overcrowding continues to affect Tullamore Hospital today. According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, 45 patients are on trolleys in the emergency department … Read More

Cold Spell To Continue For The Next Couple Of Days

The current cold spell is expected to stay around the country for the next couple of days. A status yellow low temperature warning remains in … Read More

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