Jury To Begin Deliberations In Manslaughter Trial Tomorrow Morning

A jury will begin deliberating tomorrow morning in the trial of a doctor, charged with the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter by giving her too … Read More

Opening Of New Portlaoise Primary School Delayed Again

The opening of a new primary school in Portlaoise has been delayed by a further three months. The Holy Family Schools, incorporating Sacred Heart, Scoil … Read More

Over €2k Of Jewellery And Cash Taken In Westmeath Burglaries

Gardai in Athlone are appealing for witnesses after three separate house burglaries yesterday. In the Coosan area, jewellery worth around €1,600 was taken from one … Read More

Tullamore Gardai Want To Speak To Caller Who Rang Before Fatal Crash

Gardai in Tullamore want to speak to a caller who rang them before a fatal car crash in the early hours of this morning. A … Read More

RSA Award For Family Of Boy Killed By Drunk Driver In Laois

The family of a boy killed by a drunk driver in Laois have received a Road Safety Ambassador award. Four year old Ciarán Treacy died … Read More

Taoiseach Corrects Record On Gerry Adams’ Role In Stack Meeting

The Taoiseach’s corrected the Dáil record in relation comments he made about the Sinn Féin president. Enda Kenny recently told the house that Gerry Adams … Read More

Burke Wants Government Response To Civil Defence Facilities

Fine Gael’s Peter Burke is calling on the Government to intervene in a row about facilities for Westmeath Civil Defence. Addressing the Defence Minister, he’s … Read More

Tullamore Misses Out On 2018 Fleadh Cheoil

Tullamore has missed out on the opportunity to host the Fleadh Cheoil in 2018. Leinster delegates have instead put Drogheda forward as their preferred candidate. … Read More

Birr Road Safety Campaigner Delighted To Force Law Change

A road safety campaigner from Birr says the realisation that she’s forcing a law change is only now sinking in. Christina Donnelly’s son Brendan died … Read More

Columb Barracks To Be Sold Unless Study Produced By End Of March

The Defence Minister says the sale of Columb Barracks will proceed unless a feasability study is provided by the end of March. Paul Kehoe confirmed … Read More

McGuinness To Run For EP Vice Presidency

Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness says she will now seek a re-election as a vice president of the European Parliament. Last night, the Midlands North … Read More

Deliberations Expected To Begin In Trial Of Offaly GP

The judge in the Bernadette Scully manslaughter trial will continue summing up the evidence this morning before discharging the jury for deliberations. Closing arguments were … Read More

Minister To Discuss Edenderry Ambulance Base With TDs And Councillors

The Health Minister is meeting local councillors and TDs today to discuss the future of the Edenderry ambulance service. Staff have operated out of Tullamore … Read More

Judge Asks Jury In Manslaughter Trial To Leave Emotion Aside

The judge in the trial of an Offaly GP accused of killing her severely disabled daughter has asked the jury to leave all emotion to … Read More

Minister McGrath Wants Voices Of GPs Heard In Portlaoise Hospital Debate

Junior Health Minister Finian McGrath says the voices of local GPs must be heard in the debate about future services at Portlaoise Hospital. He’s been … Read More

Mountmellick Take-Away Building Sells For Almost Double Reserve Price

A takeaway building in Mountmellick has sold for almost double it’s reserve price at an online auction. The site of Chen’s Chinese Takeaway on Parnell … Read More

Review Into School Transport To Be Published This Week

A review into the school transport scheme will be published this week. A spokepserson for the Department of Education has confirmed that the long awaited … Read More

Prosecution Says Offaly GP Broke Her Own Rules In Use Of Sedative

The prosecutor in the trial of an Offaly GP accused of killing her disabled daughter says she “broke all her own rules” on the administration … Read More

Children As Young As Ten Abusing Prescription Drugs – Midlands Nurse

A local addiction nurse says children as young as 10 years old are buying the prescription drug Benzodiazepine on the streets. Marian Mulvaney’s comments come … Read More

McGuinness Tipped To Get Nod To Run For EP Presidency

Mairead McGuinness is being tipped to get the nod to contest the European Parliament’s presidential elections. The Midlands North West MEP, who is currently a … Read More

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