Local TD Aims To Stop State Making Profit From Tobacco Companies

A local TD is labelling as “immoral” the way in which the State makes a profit on the sale of cigarettes. Fianna Fail deputy Sean … Read More

Inquest Hears UK Government Criticised Security Ahead Of Tunisia Attack

An inquest into a Tunisian terror attack 18 months ago has heard that the UK Government criticised security at hotels months beforehand. Athlone couple Lonnie … Read More

Offaly Traveller Movement Concerned At Cuts To Education Supports

Offaly Traveller Movement says the findings of an ESRI report on education come as no surprise. Researchers have found that only 8 per cent of … Read More

Midlands Needs A City – Irish Rural Link

A lobby group for rural areas says the Midlands needs a city to keep its young people. Moate based Irish Rural Link says the development … Read More

Man Arrested Over Botched Tullamore Shooting

Gardaí investigating an attempted shooting in Tullamore almost four years ago have arrested a man. The 33 year old was detained in the town this … Read More

Local Hospitals Hit By Further Overcrowding

Almost 100 patients are without a proper bed across the region’s acute hospitals. According to the INMO, 34 people are on trolleys in the emergency … Read More

ASTI Warns Of Industrial Action Over Threat Of Redundancies In Athlone

The ASTI says industrial action will be considered if teachers outside the public sector pay deal are made redundant. According to the Irish Independent, twelve … Read More

Kilbeggan Community Group Wants More Gardaí In Town

A community group in Kilbeggan is calling for an increased Garda presence in the town. There was criticism at the conference of North Westmeath Joint … Read More

1,700 Procedures Cancelled At Hospitals In Midlands Last Year

Over 1,700 operations or hospital procedures were cancelled at the three Midlands Regional Hospitals last year. HSE figures show that nearly two thirds of those … Read More

Flanagan Urges Northern Parties To Be Responsible During Election

The Foreign Affairs Minister is calling on all parties in Northern Ireland to act responsibly during the upcoming election. It follows the announcement that the … Read More

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