“Parents Must Ensure Children Wear Hurling Helmets”

Parents are being urged to ensure their children get into the habit of wearing hurling helmets from a young age. A study carried out by … Read More

“Private Firms Can Offer Broadband Quicker Than Govt”

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee says by the time the National Broadband Plan is ready to be rolled out, the private sector will … Read More

Paramedics Strike “Completely Different To INMO Action”

Paramedics insists they will continue to protest and up their industrial action if they’re not listened to. Members of the PNA are on the picket … Read More

‘HSE Say No Room For More Unions’ – Paramedics

Ambulance personnel say the HSE has failed to engage with them to try to resolve their ongoing dispute. Over 500 workers have walked off the … Read More

Man Accused Of Growing €13k Of Cannabis

A man accused of growing at least €13,000 worth of cannabis in Offaly will face trial later this month. Konrad Wisnieski, with an address at … Read More

Midlands Bookies Forced To Close

A Longford Westmeath TD says a number of bookmakers in the Midlands have been forced to close due to an increase in betting tax. Finance … Read More

‘Kinnegad Realising Potential’ – Community Group

A community group in Kinnegad says the town is finally realising its potential. A start-up fund of €600,000 is being invested to build community facilities … Read More

Ribbon To Be Cut On Westmeath Social Homes

Nine new social homes are to be unveiled in Westmeath today. The apartments in Kilbeggan will include five two-bed and four one-bed units. The launch … Read More

Danger Of Modified Hurling Helmets Shown In Offaly

The dangers of modifying hurling helmets has been highlighted from a study carried out at Tullamore Hospital. The report on the Irish Medical Journal says … Read More

Funding Announced For Rural Projects In The Midlands

€62 million has been announced for rural regeneration projects across the country. It includes over €10 million for a mountain biking scheme across seven counties, … Read More

Minister “Never Heard Of Homeless Veterans”

The Minister of State with responsibility for Defence claims he’s never heard of any veteran sleeping on the streets. It follows a protest by O.N.E. … Read More

Supermacs Owner Gets Go Ahead To Expand Empire

The Supermacs owner is expanding his empire with a new service station. The local authority in Longford has approved plans for a food court, drive-thru … Read More

Two Removed From Westmeath Crash Via Air Ambulance

Two people have been removed by air ambulance following a crash in Westmeath. The incident occurred at 1pm this afternoon on the N55 near the … Read More

“Too Many Commercial Units In Edenderry From The Boom”

An auctioneer in Edenderry claims too many commercial units were constructed in the town during the Celtic Tiger. New research from GeoView shows it has … Read More

“National Broadband Plan May Now Be Redundant”

The National Broadband Plan may now be redundant according to the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee. It’s meeting with telecoms companies today to discuss … Read More

Crash On N55 In Westmeath

Gardaí are attending the scene of a crash on the Westmeath border. AA Roadwatch says the collision happened on the N55 at Tang. Motorists are … Read More

Two Arrested After Drugs Seizure In Westmeath

Two people have been arrested in Athlone following a huge drugs bust. Cocaine with a street value of €700,000 had been seized following a planned … Read More

Offaly Town Has Most Empty Commercial Units In Region

Edenderry has the highest rate of empty commercial units in Leinster. For the second year in a row the Offaly town has come out on … Read More

“Taoiseach Should Have Listened To GPs On Cervical Scandal”

A Laois GP believes the Taoiseach should have listened to health professionals before reacting to the Cervical Check scandal. It had been revealed yesterday that … Read More

Lonely Hearts Urged To Take Control Of Love Life

Lonely hearts in the Midlands are being urged to take control of their love life this Valentines Day. Matchsticks.ie is an online site which connects … Read More

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