Burke: Decision On Inquiry Into NAMA Loan Sale Should Be Made Carefully

Longford-Westmeath TD Peter Burke says a decision on a public inquiry into the sale of NAMA’s northern loan book should be made carefully to avoid … Read More

Farmers Hold Tullamore Protest Against Beef Price Cuts

Livestock farmers are staging a protest at Aldi in Tullamore today over what they claim are excessive and unjustified beef price cuts They are accusing retailers … Read More

Over €40,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized From Car In Westmeath

Gardai in Westmeath have seized €42,000 worth of drugs during the search of a car. The cannabis herb was discovered when the car was stopped … Read More

Flanagan Says Hard Border With North Could Damage Trade And Relationships

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan says a return to a hard border with the north could damage trade and relationships. The Laois Fine Gael TD … Read More

Corcoran Kennedy Rejects Suggestions That TDs Want Kenny To Go

Offaly TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy says she rejects any suggestion that a large number of TDs are questioning the Taoiseach’s leadership. The Fine Gael deputy … Read More

Troy Calls For Return To ‘Normal’ Car Insurance Market

Longford Westmeath TD Robert Troy says a normal car insurance market must be restored. The Competition Commission is investigating whether senior insurance industry players may … Read More

3,500 Students To Get Junior Cert Results In Midlands

Almost 3,500 pupils across the Midlands are due to receive their Junior Cert results today. The grades will be available in schools this morning or … Read More

Banagher Takeaway Building Sells For Double Its Reserve Price

A former takeaway building in Banagher has sold for double it’s reserve price at an online auction. The ‘Hobs’ takeaway building on Main Street, which … Read More

Man Released From Questioning Into Car Parts Discovery In Birr

A man has been released from questioning in connection with the discovery of stolen car parts in Birr. €6,500 worth of items were discovered during … Read More

30 Jobs To Go With Closure Of Portarlingon Mushroom Factory

Thirty jobs are to be lost with the closure of Gorman Mushrooms at Garryhinch, Portarlington. Workers at the plant were informed of plans to wind … Read More

Birr Gardaí Make Cannabis Seizures Across A Number Of Properties

Gardai in Birr say investigations are ongoing following cannabis seizures across a number of properties. Plants and herb worth €3,000 were uncovered along with cultivation … Read More

Woman In Her 60s Seriously Injured In Westmeath Road Collision

Gardaí in Mullingar are appealing for witnesses after a woman in her 60s was seriously injured after being hit by a car while out walking … Read More

‘Boxer’ Moran Insists Relationship With Halligan Couldn’t Be Stronger

Independent Alliance deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran insists his relationship with colleague John Halligan couldn’t be stronger. The Longford-Westmeath TD has been responding to comments by … Read More

Costa Coffee Creating 15 New Jobs In Mullingar

Up to 15 jobs are being created at a new Costa Coffee in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. The coffee chain is opening a store in the Fairgreen … Read More

Naughten Confident Of Meeting Broadband Deadline

Communications minister Denis Naughten says he will not not fail to meet his five-year deadline to deliver high-speed broadband to every premises in the country. … Read More

Nine Local Properties For Sale In Allsop Auction

Nine properties in the Midlands will go under the hammer in today’s Allsop online auction. Included in the local lots up for grabs are three … Read More

Laois Councillors Vote To Keep Property Tax At Same Rate For Next Year

Property tax will stay at the same rate in Laois this year, after the councillors unanimously decided against any increase or decrease for 2017. The … Read More

Dead Body Found On The Shannon In Athlone

Gardai are treating the discovery of a dead body on the river Shannon in Athlone as a ‘tragic incident’. The body of a man in … Read More

IFA Says 600,000 Tonnes Of Crops Could Be Lost Due To Rain

The Irish Farmers Association says up to 600,000 tonnes of crops could be lost this year because of heavy rain. The organisation says it has … Read More

Flood Maps Shouldn’t Be Used As Excuse To Refuse Insurance – Minister Canney

The Flood Relief Minister is says insurance companies are using flood risk maps as a means to refuse homeowners insurance. Galway East TD Seán Canney … Read More

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