Mystery Lotto Winner Scoops €11.2 Million

A lucky winner scooped €11.2 million in the Lotto last night. It’s the 15th largest jackpot in the history of the competition, and the highest … Read More

Major Changes To Garda Divisions Being Announced Today

Major changes to Garda divisions across the country will be announced today. Commissioner Drew Harris will reveal the new Operating Model, which will see changes … Read More

Missing Offaly Woman’s Car Located In Clare

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for assistance in tracing a missing Offaly woman. 54 year old Pauline Walsh went missing from Tullamore on Tuesday August … Read More

Twin Trees Heywood Festival Kicks Off In Laois

The inaugural Twin Trees festival gets underway today in the Heywood Gardens in Ballinakill, Co. Laois. The event will mark the 150th birthday of Sir … Read More

Almost 20% Of Rural Pubs Closed In Last 13 Years

Almost 20% of rural pubs have closed in the last thirteen years, compared to only 1% in Dublin. A new survey from Drinks Industry Ireland … Read More

Temperatures Set To Rise In The Midlands This Weekend

Weather conditions are expected to brighten up as this evening goes on. Temperatures throughout the Midlands are expected to climb into the mid-twenties over the … Read More

Offaly Charity Worker Is Walking 350 Kilometres From Waterford To Galway

An Offaly charity worker is walking from Waterford to Galway. Clara’s Ronan Scully is taking on the ‘Bay to Bay’ challenge in aid of Self … Read More

Westmeath Councillor Says Government Must Incentivise Businesses to Reduce Plastic

The Government needs to do more to incentive local businesses to meet EU targets on plastic reduction. Green Party’s Hazel Smyth also says that supermarkets … Read More

Rehab Says Minister Needs To Reconsider Decision on Training Allowance

The Rehab Group says it’s optimistic it can get the Health Minister to overturn the decision to cut Rehabilitative Training allowance. The payment of €€31.80 … Read More

Midlands Mushroom Farmers Worried Over Brexit

Mushroom farmers in the midlands are worried of the impact of Brexit. Reilly Mushrooms Limited in Walderstown, County Westmeath is celebrating 30 years in business. … Read More

Only Two In-Home Childminders In The Midlands

There are only two in-home childminders registered with Tusla in the midlands. Offaly has none at all on the list, while Laois and Westmeath have … Read More

Westmeath Mum Praises Crumlin Hospital For Care Given To Her Son

A Westmeath mother is asking for donations for Crumlin Hospital. Clodagh O’Neill’s son Albie was diagnosed with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, a congenital heart condition, … Read More

Westmeath Beef Plan Says Talks Missed “Golden Opportunity”

The chairman of the Westmeath branch of the Beef Plan Movement says a “golden opportunity” to improve prices for farmers has been missed. Talks in … Read More

Construction Work Forces Laois School To Delay Opening

A Laois primary school will not re-open on time due to ongoing construction remedial work. The Department of Education has informed the board of management … Read More

Westmeath Actor Makes Fair City Debut

Westmeath actor Tina Kellegher made her debut in Carrigstown last night. The Snapper star has landed a role in Fair City, as the fiery, long-lost … Read More

Westmeath TD Says Opening Broadband To ESB Would Cause Years Of Delays

A Longford-Westmeath TD says anyone who advocates opening up negotiations with the ESB is saying to rural Ireland that broadband won’t happen in the near … Read More

Cycle From Mizen To Malin In Aid Of The Offaly Hospice Foundation

A group from the midlands is cycling from ‘Mizen 2 Malin’ in aid of the Offaly Hospice Foundation. The organisation supports patients and their families … Read More

Laois TD Says National Broadband Plan Is Failing The Taxpayer

A Laois TD says the National Broadband Plan needs to remain in public ownership. Sinn Féin’s Brian Stanley is on the Oireachtas Communications Committee that … Read More

Midlands Barrister Says New Speeding Penalties Will Not Work

A midlands barrister says the Transport Minister’s proposal for graduated speeding penalties is not the best approach. Minister Shane Ross is considering introducing higher fines … Read More

Accommodation Needed “Far And Wide” As Fleadh Returns To Mullingar

Mullingar’s Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann committee says accommodation will be needed “far and wide” across Westmeath. The event is expected to bring over 500,000 people … Read More

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