You Can Still Be Over Limit The Next Day Says Laois-Offaly Inspector

Laois Offaly’s Divisional Traffic Inspector is this weekend warning motorists to remember that they may be over the limit to drive even the day after … Read More

Rural Broadband Could Take Up To Five Years Says Denis Naughten

The Minister for Communications says it will take between three and five years for broadband to reach every rural home and business in the country. … Read More

Donegal Man Claims Ninth Irish Sheep Shearing Title In Westmeath

Donegal man Ivan Scott was crowned Irish sheep shearing champion for the ninth time last night. The All-Ireland and All-Nations Sheep Shearing championships are into … Read More

Further €300,000 Provided To Repair Westmeath’s Flood-Damaged Roads

The Cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council says a further €300,000 has been allocated to the council for repairs to roads damaged by flooding. The sum … Read More

Hundreds Of Competitors Battle It Out At Sheep Shearing Championships In Westmeath

The All-Ireland and All-Nations Sheep Shearing championships are taking place today in Westmeath. More than 200 competitors will shear around two thousand two hundred sheep … Read More

Investment To Rural Broadband Can Boost Midlands Tourism Says Westmeath Councillor

Westmeath County Councillor Una Darcy says investment should be made in rural Ireland’s broadband to boost tourism in the midlands. The Sinn Féin representative believes … Read More

Carruth Pays Tribute To Muhammad Ali After Boxing Legend Dies

Tributes are being paid to American boxing legend Muhammad Ali from across the globe this morning. The former heavyweight champion died overnight after being hospitalised … Read More

Laois-Offaly Gardaí To Crack Down On Drink Driving Over Bank Holiday

The Divisional Traffic Inspector for Laois Offaly is this weekend reminding motorists of the consequences of drink driving. Garda Inspector Maria Conway is making the … Read More

Mortgage To Rent Scheme Failing To Provide Safety Net Says Cowen

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen says the Mortgage to Rent Scheme is not fit for purpose. The party Spokesperson on Housing, Planning and Local Government says … Read More

Briefing Document For Minister Warns Of Potential For Significant Job Losses If Edenderry Power Plant Closes

The Climate Change Minister has been warned of the threat of significant job losses if Edenderry Power Plant were to close. Officials from Denis Naughten’s … Read More

Escalation Policy In Place At Portlaoise Hospital Due To Overcrowding

The HSE’s escalation policy is in place at Portlaoise Hospital due to overcrowding. According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, 24 patients are on trolleys … Read More

Industrial Action By PNA Members In Laois Offaly Further Deferred

Psychiatric Nurses Association members in Laois Offaly have further deferred industrial action following a meeting with the HSE on understaffing. A commitment was given by the … Read More

Man Arrested Following Cannabis Seizure In Carlow Town

One man has been arrested following the seizure of cannabis herb worth an estimated 100,000 euro in Carlow. As part of an ongoing operation targeting … Read More

Jobs Minister To Attend Official Launch Of Biopharma Business In Tullamore

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor is in Tullamore today for official opening of Nexvet’s Biopharma’s new facility. The company announced in September 2015 that up to 30 … Read More

Appeal Over Teenage Girl Missing From Meath Since Tuesday

Gardaí say they are concerned for the welfare of a missing teenage girl from Co. Meath. Fourteen year old Karla O’Reilly was last seen in … Read More

Official Opening Of Tullamore Biomanufacturing Facility

Barry Heavey, Head of Life Sciences, IDA Ireland, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD, Minister Damien English TD, Mark Heffernan CEO Nextvet – and “Duffer” the dog. … Read More

Fleming Warns Minister Of Dangers Of Closing Portlaoise Hospital ED

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming is warning the Health Minister that it’s ‘a dangerous approach by the HSE to try and curtail services’ at Portlaoise Hospital. … Read More

Portlaoise Based Farming Group ICSA Wants Action On Farm Evictions

The Rural Development Chairman of the Portlaoise based Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association says their main objective is to stop ‘ horrendous act of farm … Read More

Fine Gael’s Burke Wants Course Opportunities For Those Wishing To Work In Center Parcs Holiday Village

Fine Gael TD Peter Burke is calling for new courses to provide training for those wishing to work in the Center Parcs Holiday Village in … Read More

€115,000 For Six Projects In The Midlands Under ‘Structures At Risk Fund 2016’

Six heritage projects in the Midlands are to benefit to the tune of over 115,000 Euro in funding. The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the … Read More

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