Former Garda Commissioner Called On To Clarify Comments On McCabe During Meeting With PAC Chairman

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty says the former Garda Commissioner ‘has a responsibility’ to provide clarity on a meeting he had with the former chairperson of … Read More

Local Hospital Consultant Warns Of Major Recruitment Crisis In Health Service

Tullamore Hospital The President of the Irish Hospital Consultants’ Association is warning there is a ‘major recruitment crisis’ in the health service. Dr Gerard Crotty, … Read More

Minister Flanagan Announces €5m In Humanitarian Aid For Syria And Yemen

The Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has pledged a further €5m in humanitarian aid to the people of Syria and Yemen. The Laois Fine Gael TD … Read More

Corcoran-Kennedy Says New Government Should Be Given A Chance

  Offaly TD Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy says Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael should be given a chance to function as a government. Her comments come as … Read More

Dublin-Galway Motorway Reopened In Westmeath

The main Dublin-Galway motorway has reopened in both directions following a nine hour closure today. Westmeath County Council shut the M6 between Junction 2 Kinnegad … Read More

Willie Penrose Says Labour’s Work In Government Will Help Regain Support

The Labour Party’s chairman says the social changes the party made in government will help them regain popularity. Westmeath TD Willie Penrose made the comments … Read More

John Leahy Says Rebranded Renua Ireland Will Stay Focused On Rural Services

Offaly councillor John Leahy says rural Ireland will play a major part in the rebrand of Renua Ireland. He made the comments after the announcement … Read More

Missing Longford Man Believed To Be In Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing Longford man. Fifity-one year old Paul Morrissey from Longford Town hasn’t been seen since … Read More

Robert Troy Says New Senator Will Bring Mental Health To Government’s Attention

Longford-Westmeath TD Robert Troy says the government needs to address the mental health crisis and newly appointed Senator Joan Freeman will bring this to its … Read More

GSOC Investigating Fatal Meath Crash

The Garda Ombudsman is investigating a fatal crash in Co. Meath. A woman, who was in her twenties, died in a two car collision on … Read More

Mick Dollard Says He Would Have Chosen Seán Sherlock To Lead Labour

Westmeath County Councillor Mick Dollard says he’s disappointed ordinary members of Labour didn’t get to vote on the party leadership. The long serving public representative … Read More

Open Day For Young People With Cancer Being Held In Portlaoise

An open day for young adults with cancer is being held in Portlaoise this afternoon. YouCan Ireland is hosting a support day from 2pm until 5pm today at … Read More

M6 To Close Between Kinnegad And Rochfortbridge For Nine Hours Tomorrow

Picture Credit – Google Maps A section of the main Dublin-Galway motorway will be closed in both directions between 5am and 2pm tomorrow. Westmeath County … Read More

Municipal Chair Says HSE Should Fast-Track Plans For New Edenderry Ambulance Base

The Chair of Edenderry Municipal district is calling on the HSE and the National Ambulance Service to fast-track plans for a new Ambulance base in … Read More

Sean Fleming Calling On HSE Chief To Overrule Any Plan To Downgrade Portlaoise Hospital

Laois TD Sean Fleming is calling on the Chief Executive of the HSE to overrule any plans to downgrade Portlaoise Hospital. The Fianna Fáil deputy … Read More

Young Woman Dies In Two Car Crash In Meath

A young woman has died in road crash in Co. Meath. The 20 year old was a passenger in a car that collided with another … Read More

‘Boxer’ Moran Disappointed That Longford Won’t Have Dáil Or Seanad Representative

Independent Alliance TD Kevin Boxer Moran says he is disappointed that Longford will not have a representative from the county in the Dáil or Seanad. … Read More

€30,000 In Funding For Local Heritage Projects

The Heritage Council has announced funding of almost €30,000 for seven heritage projects in the Midlands. More than 170 projects nationwide are to receive cash … Read More

Westmeath Senator Says First Seanad Sitting Will Come As A Relief

Fianna Fáil Westmeath Senator Paul Daly says it will come as a relief when the first meeting of the new Seanad is held. Enda Kenny … Read More

50 New Jobs Being Created At Longford Steel Company

Kiernan Structural Steel has announced a €3.5m investment in its facility in Co. Longford. Fifty new jobs are to come on stream at the steel manufacturing … Read More

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