HSE Admits To ‘HR And Legal Complexities’ In Portlaoise Hospital Probe

The HSE says a ‘number of HR and legal complexities’ have emerged in the probe into managerial failures linked to baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital. … Read More

Inquest Into Death Of Baby Darragh Byrne At Coombe Adjourned

The inquest into the death of Baby Darragh Byrne has been adjourned for a month following unexpected evidence by the pathologist who carried out his … Read More

Mullingar Hospital Second Most Overcrowded In Country Today

Mullingar Hospital is one of the most overcrowded in the country today according to figures from the INMO. Forty-two people are on trolleys in the … Read More

Coombe Pathologist Says Baby Darragh Byrne Died Due To Lack Of Oxygen

A pathologist at the Coombe hospital says Baby Darragh Byrne died as a result of multi-organ failure due to hypoxia, or a lack of oxygen. … Read More

Garda Commissioner To Discuss Escalating Gangland Violence With Minister

The Garda Commissioner and Justice Minister will meet today to discuss the recent escalation in gangland violence. Eddie Hutch Senior, a brother of Gerry ‘The … Read More

Sixteen HSE Staff Under Investigation Over Portlaoise Hospital Failures

Sixteen HSE staff are reportedly under investigation for managerial failures linked to a series of baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital. The Irish Times says the … Read More

Mullingar Councillors Want Change To Eligibility Criteria For Special Rate Of Student Grant

Mullingar Municipal District councillors are calling for a change to the eligibility criteria for the special rate of maintenance grant for disadvantaged students. Under the … Read More

Midlands 103 Nominated For Five Love Radio Awards

Midlands 103 is shortlisted eight times across five categories in the Love Radio Awards 2016 The annual event honours the very best of creativity, innovation and … Read More

Thirty Homes Without Power In Finea As Storm Imogen Hits

Motorists are being warned of dangerous driving conditions as a result of Storm Imogen. AA Roadwatch says that wind blown debris is likely to be a … Read More

Laois County Council Strongly Against Carlow Boundary Change

Laois County Council says changing the county boundary with Carlow could result in it losing over €50m euro in revenue and capital income. The local … Read More

Three Hospitalised After Crash On Birr To Roscrea Road

The Birr to Roscrea Road has reopened at Drumakeenan following a serious two car crash. Gardai say three females have been taken to hospital. One … Read More

Possible Industrial Action By Ed Nurses Averted

Possible industrial action by emergency department nurses has been averted. Members of the INMO have accepted revised proposals to tackle overcrowding and staffing at EDs. … Read More

IHCA Urges Those At Risk To Get Flu Vaccine

People with underlying health problems and pregnant women are being being advised to get the flu vaccine. It comes after the HSE says up to … Read More

Unofficial Security Force Continue To Ward Off Alleged Crime In Portlaoise

A Garda presence is being maintained near Portlaoise Post Office as an unofficial security force attempts to ward off alleged crime against the elderly. Around … Read More

Owner of Menarys Premises In Tullamore Has ‘Every Sympathy For The Staff’ Over Closure

The owner of the Menarys premises in Tullamore say it is confident it will find a long term partner to take up the lease when … Read More

Award To Mullingar Native Following Sexual Assault Overturned By Court Of Appeal

A €493,000 award to a woman, who claimed she was repeatedly sexually assaulted as a child by a relative, has been overturned by the Court of Appeal … Read More

Two Juveniles Due In Court Following Burglaries In Athlone

Two teenagers are due in court later charged in connection with recent burglaries in Athlone. Six juveniles were arrested during a targeted operation between Wednesday … Read More

One Charged and Four Released Following Operation Thor Arrests In Portlaoise, Kilkenny And Waterford

Four men are still being questioned this morning in relation to Operation Thor. They were arrested yesterday as part of an investigation into recent burglaries … Read More

Sigmoid Pharma Buys Tullamore Business Freund Pharmatec

Sigmoid Pharma has agreed to buy the Irish business of Japanese pharmaceutical equipment group Freund Pharmatec The move will see the Dublin-based company acquire a … Read More

Taoiseach Says Garda Numbers Will Increase Significantly If FG Is Returned To Government

The Taoiseach expects the number of Gardai to increase significantly if Fine Gael is reelected to the next Government. Enda Kenny, who is canvassing in … Read More

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