Missing Mullingar Teenager Found Safe and Well

Westmeath teenager Ryan McGuinness has been found safe and well following a search. The 14 year old was reported missing yesterday evening by his family. … Read More

Almost Two Thirds Of Midlands Court Fines Not Paid

Almost two thirds of fines issued by courts in the midlands in 2018 went unpaid. Figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act show that … Read More

Minister To Intervene In Beef Talks To Help Broker Agreement

Talks in the long running beef dispute reached an impasse last night, with the Agriculture Minister set to intervene today in an attempt to break … Read More

Laois The Biggest Spenders On Meals Out

AIB reveals its customers spending habits, as their mobile app celebrates one million users. The data shows that Laois are the biggest spender in the … Read More

Rental Prices In Midlands Continuing To Grow In Latest Figures

New rental figures from daft.ie show prices are continuing to rise across the Midlands, despite a slight increase in available properties. Laois and Westmeath have … Read More

Laois Councillor Calling For Review Of Relief Road Route

A Laois councillor believes the current plan for the Portarlington relief road is not feasible because of new housing developments in the area. The new … Read More

Lough Ree RNLI Warns People Of The Changeable Weather On The Water

Lough Ree RNLI had a busy weekend when their volunteer crew were called out twice to motor boats that had got into difficulty. On Saturday … Read More

Company Behind Structural Problems At Midlands Schools Building New Hospital Ward

The Health Minister says the construction of a new ward at University Hospital Limerick will be supervised. It’s emerged that the HSE awarded the contract … Read More

Athlone Councillor Welcomes Decision To Honour Retrofit Applications

The government has moved to reassure those impacted by the end of the SEAI Deep Retrofit Pilot Scheme. The Environment Minster’s announced applications submitted before … Read More

Growing Number Of Students Skipping Lectures To Work

The Union of Students in Ireland say they’re not surprised that students are skipping lectures to go to work. A new survey by the Irish … Read More

Joe Dolan Is Under Cover – But He Hasn’t Left Mullingar

The Joe Dolan statue in Mullingar is undercover – but hasn’t left town. The statue has been covered to facilitate enhancement works at the market … Read More

Beef Plan Hopeful Of Progress As Talks Resumes Underway

Talks between the parties involved in the ongoing beef dispute are getting back underway this morning. Members of the Beef Plan Movement, Meat Industry Ireland, … Read More

Westmeath Senator Welcoming Irish Water Decision In Athlone

A Westmeath senator is welcoming the decision from Irish Water not to build a new treatmeant plant in Athlone. After reviewing proposals for a new … Read More

Laois TD Wants Answers On Cancelled Medical Card Applications

More than 200,000 medical card applications have been cancelled by the HSE over the past three years. The cancellations are a result of the information … Read More

Offaly Man Feels Paperwork Means More To HSE Than Patients

A Offaly man says “the paper work counts, the patient doesn’t” when it comes to the HSE. Jim Loughman says he got an appointment for … Read More

Heritage Society Looking For 100 Facts Of County Laois

The Laois Heritage Society is putting together a book entitled 100 facts of County Laois. It aims to promote some of the little-known facts in … Read More

Man Walking Through The Midlands In Memory Of Daughter

A man – walking in memory of his late daughter – will be passing through the midlands this weekend. Eugene O’Leary taking on the challenge … Read More

Council Continues To Monitor River Shannon Oil Slick

Westmeath County Council is continuing to treat the River Shannon for an oil spill. Crews treated all contaminated areas of the rivers Shannon and Al … Read More

Unsettled Weather Forecast For The Weekend

People are being advised to take an umbrella with them, if heading out this weekend. An unsettled weather pattern is set to continue over the … Read More

Almost 3,000 People In The Midlands Approved For Senior Alerts Scheme

Over 2,800 people in the midlands have been approved for the Seniors Alerts Scheme since 2015. The Department of Rural and Community Development scheme supports … Read More

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