Naughten To Discuss Postage Stamp Price Increase At Cabinet Meeting

Communications Minister Denis Naughten is to raise the possibility of an increase to the price of a postage stamp at Cabinet. The Roscommon-Galway deputy will … Read More

Boxer O’Reilly Due Back In Court Over Public Order Offences

Portlaoise boxer Michael O’Reilly is due in court today in connection with three public order offences. The 23-year-old is charged with being intoxicated in a … Read More

Offaly GP Manslaughter Trial Hears Interviews Given After Arrest

A doctor accused of the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter said she did not make a conscious decision to take the 11-year-old ‘out of … Read More

Midlands Women Over 50 Among Worst In Ireland For Cervical Screening

Women over 50 in the Midlands are among the least likely in the country to get screened for cervical cancer. Figures revealed by put … Read More

GRA Votes To Accept Labour Court Pay Deal

Rank and file Gardaí have accepted a Labour Court deal to increase their pay. The Garda Representative Association had been voting on the 50 million … Read More

Significant Drop In Tullamore Hospital Overcrowding In Recent Days

Overcrowding has dropped significantly at Tullamore Hospital in recent days. Nine people await a proper bed at the hospital this afternoon according to the INMO, … Read More

Watchdog makes damning statement about Portlaoise Hospital

Intensive Care Unit still doesn’t meet minimum requirements Team still not assured that critical care services can continue Still not fully satisfied with maternity arrangements … Read More

ASTI Midlands Rep Believes Specific Pay Deal For Teachers Unlikely

The ASTI’s Midlands representatve believes any hope of a resolution to the teachers pay row is “fairly distant” outside of a new deal for all … Read More

Offaly GP Manslaughter Trial Resumes This Morning

The trial of an Offaly GP accused of the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter resumes this morning. 58 year old Bernadette Scully has pleaded … Read More

Burke Calls For Unification Of Westmeath Under One Constituency

Fine Gael’s Peter Burke is calling for the reunification of Westmeath under one voting constituency. The Longford-Westmeath TD has written to the Constituency Commission asking … Read More

Manslaughter Trial Hears Offaly GP’s Good Care Of Daughter Was Talked About

The trial of an Offaly GP charged with the manslaughter of her daughter has been told her care of the child was so good that … Read More

Overcrowding Increases By 40% At Midlands Hospitals In Last Year

The number of people who’ve had to wait for a proper bed at the Midlands Regional Hospitals has risen by 40 per cent in the … Read More

Judge Leading Garda Smear Inquiry Seeks More Time For Investigation

Justice Iarfhlaith O’Neill has asked for more time to investigate the treatment of whistleblowers in the Gardaí. It follows allegations that the Garda Commissioner was … Read More

Library Staff Vote For Industrial Action Due To Staffless Scheme

Library workers have voted in favour of industrial action due to the expansion of the ‘Open Library Scheme’. Around 1200 staff represented by trade union … Read More

Report Into Alleged McCabe Smear Campaign Expected Today

A report into an alleged ‘smear campaign’ against Mullingar based sergeant Maurice McCabe is due to be published today. Former High Court Judge Iarfhlaith O’Neil … Read More

FG TD O’Connell Confident Dáil Can Fix Cannabis Legislation

Fine Gael’s Kate O’Connell is confident the Dail can fix cannabis legislation designed to help people with specific medical needs. The Kilbeggan native is unsure … Read More

Tullamore Hospital At Full Capacity 230 Times So Far This Year

Measures to deal with full capacity at Tullamore Hospital have been introduced on over 230 separate days so far this year. Figures released by the … Read More

Manslaughter Trial Hears 999 Call Made By Tullamore GP’s Partner

The trial of a Tullamore GP, charged with the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter, has heard the 999 call made by her partner on … Read More

Westmeath Council Says Necessary Civil Defence Facilities Are Available

Westmeath County Council says the necessary facilities required to deliver the local Civil Defence Service are available. The local authority has been responding to criticism … Read More

Dense Fog Warning Issued For The Midlands

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for the midlands as last night’s fog persists in many parts. Dense fog is expected to continue, with … Read More

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