Offaly Man Avoids Jail For Hacking The Sun Website

A former hacker turned online security adviser has avoided a jail term for interfering with The Sun Newspaper website to mislead readers into thinking that … Read More

Snow And Ice Cause Treacherous Road Conditions In Midlands

Roads are treacherous in parts of the Midlands this morning due to snow and ice. Gardaí say the Windy Gap in Stradbally is now passable … Read More

Offaly TD To ‘Fight Tooth And Nail’ To Keep Briquette Factories Open

An Offaly TD says he will fight “tooth and nail” to keep Bord na Móna briquette factories open. Barry Cowen’s comments come after the firm … Read More

Cabinet Fails To Pass Voluntary Flood Relocation Scheme

The cabinet has failed to sign off on a scheme for the voluntary relocation of people living in flood-prone areas. It’s after Independent Minister Denis … Read More

County Council Votes For No Further Wind Developments In Laois

A Laois councillor says they’re doing what’s “best for the county” after the council voted not to allow any further areas be zoned for wind … Read More

Concern For 130 Jobs At Briquette Factories In Offaly And Tipperary

Bord na Móna says no decision has been made on the future of its briquette factories. Fears are growing for the future of 130 jobs … Read More

Low Temperature Weather Warning Issued

Motorists are being warned that roads may become treacherous once again tonight. A new weather warning has been issued for the entire country with temperatures … Read More

Heritage Council To Help Conserve 16th Century Church In Portlaoise

Portlaoise is to be given a helping hand to conserve the Old St Peter’s Church. The 16th century building is one of seven sites that … Read More

Offaly Mother Makes Desperate Appeal For Donor To Save Son’s Life

An Offaly mother is appealing for a liver donor to come forward before time runs out for her seriously ill son. Helen Lynch says eight-year-old … Read More

McGuinness Embraced ‘Politics Of Peace’ – Minister Flanagan

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan says Martin McGuinness embraced the “politics of peace”. The Laois Fine Gael TD is among those paying tribute to the … Read More

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