Icy Road Conditions In Midlands As Weather Warning In Place

Road users are being warned of icy conditions across the Midlands this morning. A status yellow weather warning is to remain place until midday with … Read More

Witnesses Sought As Woman Killed And Four Injured In Westmeath Crash

The Garda Ombudsman is appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Co. Westmeath in the early hours of this morning. Fifty-one year old Jacqueline … Read More

General Election 2016 – Meath West Constituency

Meath West Constituency    Ray Butler, Fine Gael Since being elected as the TD for Meath West in February 2011, Ray has a proven track … Read More

General Election 2016 – Longford-Westmeath Constituency

Longford-Westmeath Constituency    James Bannon, Fine Gael James Bannon TD is a Fine Gael TD for the Longford-Westmeath constituency. He was first elected to the … Read More

General Election 2016 – Offaly Constituency

Offaly Constituency   Kate Bopp, Independent Kate is a Wexford born mother of 5 living in Rathcabbin, Co Tipperary together with her husband Evert. In … Read More

General Election 2016 – Laois Constituency

 Laois Constituency     Thomasina Connell, Fine Gael “Thomasina Connell is a Solicitor and a native of Ballybrittas.  She was educated at Scoil Mhuire, Portarlington, … Read More

GE 2016 – Five years on and the future of Abbeyleix Hospital still remains unclear

Five years since the HSE first announced that it would be closing Abbeyleix Hospital, the future of the facility still remains unclear. Campaigners for the … Read More

GE 2016 – Unpaid carers in this country save the State around 4 billion euro per year

Unpaid carers in this country save the State around 4 billion euro per year, according to the ‘Family Carers Ireland’ organisation. The group represents almost … Read More

Hospital Group ‘Committed To Securing And Further Developing’ Portlaoise Hospital

The Dublin Midlands Hospital Group says it is ‘committed to securing and further developing’ Portlaoise Hospital. It says work is continuing on a draft plan … Read More

GE 2016 – Rural Crime – Is enough been done to ease the fears of of rural residents?

Crime in rural communities has become a hot topic in the last six months, and it will be to the forefront of many people’s minds … Read More

€66m EuroMillions Ticket Sold At Easons In Carlow Town

The National Lottery has just revealed who sold the winning €66m EuroMillions ticket. It has emerged this morning that the ticket holder who has already … Read More

Campaigners Likely To Appeal Result Of High Court Challenge To Offaly Wind Farm

The chairman of Rhode Parish Wind Turbine Action Group Stephen Carroll says they are very likely to appeal an unsuccessful High Court challenge to a … Read More

Offaly Centre For Independent Living Wants Personal Assistant Hours Protected

The Offaly Centre for Independent Living say it fears personal assistant hours will be cut by the next government. The organisation, which provides services allowing those with … Read More

NUJ’s Seamus Dooley Condemns Threats To Journalists

The Irish Secretary of the NUJ says gang bosses are afraid of what journalists will expose. The comments from Ferbane native Seamus Dooley come as Independent … Read More

175 New Jobs For Loughrea

A total of 175 new jobs have been announced for Co. Galway this lunchtime. The jobs are to be created in Loughrea over the next … Read More

Man Released Without Charge In Kenneth O’Brien Murder Probe

A man in his 30s arrested in connection with the murder of Kenneth O’ Brien in Co. Kildare has been released without charge. A file will … Read More

Adams Says Not Much Evidence Of Recovery In Longford-Westmeath

Gerry Adams says there has been little evidence of the much vaunted recovery in Longford Westmeath. Speaking on the campaign trail in Mullingar today, the … Read More

Consultation Day On Flood Plan Being Held In Athlone Later

Residents, business owners and farmers in Athlone are being asked to give their views on flood risk management options for the town. A second public … Read More

Offaly Domestic Violence Support Services Want Next Government To Restore Funding

The Development Manager of Offaly Domestic Violence Support Services is urging the next government to reverse funding cuts to its service. Anne Clarke says she’s … Read More

Offaly Cheapest County To Get Married In

A new study has found that Offaly is the cheapest county in the country to tie the knot. According to www.weddingSocial.io, the average cost for … Read More

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