Drama Teacher To Appeal Conviction For Raping Girl In Offaly School

A drama teacher who raped a student when she was around seven years old is to launch an appeal against his conviction because a juror … Read More

200 Anti-Wind Energy Groups Join Forces Ahead Of General Election

A new coalition of anti-wind energy groups is urging election candidates to pay attention to the concerns of the over 100,000 voters it claims to … Read More

Student Nurses On Placement To Receive Pay Increases

The amount that student nurses are paid is going back up. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says it, along with other nursing unions, have … Read More

Mullingar Hospital Most Overcrowded Outside Dublin Today

Figures from the INMO reveal that Mullingar Hospital is the most overcrowded in the country today outside of Dublin. According to the nurses and midwives … Read More

Athlone Businessman Claims ‘Brexit’ Is Bigger Political Decision Than Election

The Chief Executive an Athlone business which relies heavily on exports says Britain’s possible exit from the EU is a more important political decision than … Read More

Roscommon Mother Critical Of Criteria Which Excludes Son From Medical Trial

A Roscommon mother is criticising the constantly changing criteria for a clinical trial which could help her children, who are diagnosed with a terminal illness. … Read More

Son Of Portlaoise Prison Chief Brian Stack Wants Adams To Suspend Duo

The son of murdered Portlaoise Prison chief Brian Stack says he has not provided Gerry Adams with the names of people allegedly linked to his … Read More

Witnesses Sought After Fatal Crash Near Border of Kildare and Offaly

Gardaí are appealing for information after a fatal crash on the border of Kildare and Offaly yesterday. An 18 year old man died after the car he … Read More

Midlands Woman Wins Double On EuroMillions After Accidentally Playing Same Numbers Twice

A Midlands woman has won on the double after playing the same numbers twice in one EuroMillions draw. The lucky winner forget that she had … Read More

4,000 TUI Members Vote In Favour Of Industrial Action At Institutes Of Technology

The Teachers Union of Ireland could be set to go on strike at Institutes of Technology. The 4,000 members of the union who work at … Read More

Councils In Midlands Receive Over €6m To Repair Flood Damaged Roads

Funding of €85m is being made available immediately to local authorities to repair roads damaged by recent flooding. Westmeath County Council is being allocated €3m, … Read More

Appeal Over Refusal Of Permission For Major Monksland Development Rejected

An Bord Pleanála has rejected an appeal against Roscommon County Council’s decision to refuse permission for a major retail, office and residential development in Monksland. … Read More

IFA Calls On Farmers To Attend Flooding Rally In Athlone

The IFA’s Flood Project Chairman is calling on the next government to ensure that those who have been affected by the recent flooding are not … Read More

Concern Growing For 60 Jobs At Cameron In Longford

Concern is growing for 60 jobs at the Cameron plant in Longford Town. All 270 staff were called into a meeting yesterday and told the … Read More

Judge Says Roscommon Man Not Guilty Of Murder By Reason Of Insanity Not To Be Treated As Criminal Person

A Roscommon man who stabbed his mother to death and was found not guilty of her murder by reason of insanity, has been committed to … Read More

Four Charged Following Local Operation Thor Searches

Four men questioned as part of an Operation Thor crackdown on burglaries have been charged and released from Garda custody to appear in court at … Read More

Sniffer Dog Finds Contraband Tobacco Worth Over €7,000 At Portlaoise Mail Centre

Revenue officers have seized 15kgs of contraband tobacco at Portlaoise Mail Centre. The tobacco was discovered, following routine profiling, when Revenue’s sniffer dog ‘Max’ gave … Read More

IFA’s Bergin Wants Farm Incomes Brought In Line With Average Industrial Wage

IFA National Chairman and Laois farmer Jer Bergin is calling for the next Government to bring farm incomes in line with the average industrial wage. … Read More

Herbal Cannabis Worth €80,000 Discovered At Portlaoise Mail Centre

Herbal cannabis valued at €80,000 has been found at Portlaoise Mail Centre. Four kilos of the drug was found when a sniffer dog Stella reacted … Read More

€80,000 Pilot Rural CCTV Scheme Launched In Durrow Co. Laois

A Pilot CCTV Scheme has been launched today in Durrow Co. Laois. The initiative involves up to forty camera’s spread across various locations in the … Read More

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