River Levels Rising In Portarlington But Falling In Mountmellick

Fears of further flooding in Mountmellick appear to be easing somewhat. According to data from the OPW, water levels on the River Owenass are stabilising … Read More

Major Works On Water Mains In Portarlington

Major works to Portarlington’s water supply are due to begin today. Irish Water along with Laois County Council will replace 162 metres of mains pipes … Read More

Former Commissioner Due At Disclosures Tribunal

The former Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan is due to appear before the Disclosures Tribunal today. She will be asked about the legal strategy used to … Read More

Sandbags Distributed Amid Laois Flood Concerns

The River Owenass in Mountmellick is being monitored amid concerns about flooding. Thousands of sandbags have been distributed to homes and businesses after heavy rain … Read More

Men Arrested In Westmeath To Appear In Court

Three men arrested in Westmeath in relation to the activities of a burglary gang have been charged. Gardaí with the assistance from the air support … Read More

Graduate Employment Level At AIT Higher Than Universities

Employment for Institute of Technology graduates in the Midlands is as likely as University graduates. 63% of those who leave Athlone Institute of Technology with … Read More

Homeless Figures Not An Accurate Description Say Children’s Charity

A children’s charity say that homeless figures at this time of year may not be accurate. Across Offaly, Laois, Westmeath and Longford 40 children were … Read More

Environment Minister Warns Of More Extreme Weather Events

Future flood events will cost the state more than €1bn in damages. That’s the warning from the Government who have announced a plan to try and … Read More

People Should Be Informed On 8th Amendment – McGuinness

A Midlands North West MEP is urging people to be informed on the issues surrounding repealing the 8th amendment. Fine Gael’s Mairead McGuinness has been … Read More

Appeal For Information On Offaly Burglary

Gardaí in Offaly are looking for information following a burglary in Edenderry. The break-in happened at a house on Assumption Road between 2pm on Monday … Read More

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