Motorcyclist Killed In Laois Crash

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in a crash in Laois yesterday evening. The man, in his late 20s, was seriously … Read More

HSE’s Escalation Policy In Place At Tullamore Hospital For Third Day Running

Members of the public are being advised to attend their GP or Midoc service where possible as staff at Tullamore Hospital deal with a high … Read More

Offaly FF Deputy Cowen Says Party Is ‘Not Interested’ In Possible Coalition Approach By Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen says the party want to ‘remain true to their mandate’ and NOT go into government alongside Fine Gael. The party now … Read More

Planning Decision For Edenderry Power Plant Delayed For Second Time

A decision on an application to extend the operations at Edenderry Power Plant in Co. Offaly has been delayed for a second time. Bord na … Read More

Trolley Numbers Still High At Local Hospitals

The number of patients awaiting admission to acute hospitals across the region remains high. According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, 32 patients are on … Read More

Woman Arrested Following Cocaine Seizure In Portlaoise

A woman arrested in connection with a cocaine seizure in Portlaoise has been released without charge. Five hundred grams of the drug, worth an estimated … Read More

Teacher To Replace Kevin Boxer Moran On Westmeath County Council

Kevin Boxer Moran has announced that Deputy Principal of St. Mary’s National School in Athlone Ailish McManus is to take his place on Westmeath County Council. … Read More

Tipperary Councillor Killed In Portlaoise Crash To Be Laid To Rest On Thursday

The funeral arrangements have been announced for Tipperary County Councillor Willie Kennedy The 64 year old from Glastrigan, Borrisoleigh died after he was struck by … Read More

Primary Teachers Vote For Industrial Action Over Promotion Ban

Primary teachers have voted for industrial action over a ban on promotions in schools and an increasing workload for teachers. Members of the INTO overwhelmingly … Read More

Gardaí Appeal For Help In Finding Tipperary Man Missing For Over Two Months

Gardaí are appealing for the public’s help in locating a Tipperary man missing for over two months. Daniel Gerrard was last seen on January 1st … Read More

Pedestrian Killed in Portlaoise Crash Named As Tipperary Councillor Willie Kennedy

The Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council is paying tribute to Willie Kennedy who died after being hit by a car in Portlaoise. The Independent councillor … Read More

Offaly Student Among 2016 ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Winners

Nicole Tighe from Gallen Community School, Ferbane, has been named as the winner of the Group-4 category in this year’s ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition. The … Read More

Flood Plan Meetings Being Held In Portarlington And Daingean

Locals in Portarlington and Daingean are being asked to give their views on flood risk management options for both towns today. Separate public consultation events … Read More

Independent Alliance’s Ross Not Saying Who He Wants To Become Taoiseach

Shane Ross with Kevin Boxer Moran and Independent Alliance supporters at the Longford Westmeath count centre in Keenagh, Co. Longford The founder of the Independent … Read More

Pedestrian Killed In Portlaoise Crash

A 64 year old man has died after being struck by a car in Portlaoise. The collision happened at 8:30pm yesterday on the N80 at Dysart. He … Read More

ODVSS Encourages Victims of Domestic Violence To Come Forward On International Women’s Day

Offaly Domestic Violence Support Service is encouraging those in need to contact their service on ‘International Women’s Day’. The group is holding its annual brunch … Read More

Thomas Horan Murder Accused Blames Panic Attacks For Guilty Plea

A Dublin man who’s trying to withdraw his guilty murder plea, claims he just wanted to get out of court because he was having panic … Read More

Body Found During Search Of Shannon In Athlone For Missing Man

A body has been recovered from the Shannon in Athlone. It follows a major search operation for a missing man in his twenties who entered … Read More

IFA’s Bergin Calls For End To Below-Cost Selling

The IFA National Chairman says the below-cost selling of Irish vegetables undermines the financial viability of our specialist growers. Laois man Jer Bergin says some … Read More

Garda Underwater Unit Searching Shannon In Athlone For Missing Man

Members of the Garda underwater unit are searching the River Shannon in Athlone for a young man. The 23 year old is believed to have … Read More

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