Gardaí Add Speed Cameras To Almost 30 New Locations In Midlands

There will be a large increase in the number of speed camera van zones on our roads from next week. An Garda Síochána have announced … Read More

Mullingar Hospital One Of Most Overcrowded In Country Today

The Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar is one of the most overcrowded facilities in the country this afternoon. INMO figures reveal there are currently 21 … Read More

Laois ASTI Rep Backs Union’s Refusal To Work Additional Hours

A Laois teacher and ASTI standing committee member says the Union’s refusal to work an additional 33 hours per year will have no impact on … Read More

‘Boxer’ Moran Doesn’t Believe Government Will Collapse Before He Can Take Up Junior Ministry

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran says he believes the Government will last long enough for him to take up a promised junior ministerial role. The Longford Westmeath … Read More

Sinn Féin’s Nolan Disappointed At Level Of Proposed Increase In Guidance Provision In Schools

Sinn Féin’s Education Spokesperson Carol Nolan says cuts to guidance counsellor services in secondary schools are putting students at a severe disadvantage as they consider … Read More

Howlin Expected To Become Labour Leader

Former minister Brendan Howlin is expected to be elected unopposed as leader of the Labour Party later today. With just hours remaining to the close … Read More

Offaly TD Corcoran Kennedy Gets Minister Of State Position

The Taoiseach has announced a number of new junior ministers in the Dáil. Offaly Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has been appointed Minister of … Read More

Labour’s Penrose Says Party Didn’t Get Enough Credit For Fighting To Keep Services In Public Ownership

The Labour Party have proposed changes to the constitution that would keep Irish Water and the ESB under public ownership. If the amendment was approved … Read More

Psychiatric Nurses In Laois And Offaly To Begin Work To Rule On May 26th

A work to rule by members of the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association in Laois Offaly is to commence on May 26th. The PNA says a general meeting … Read More

Offaly TD Nolan Wants Minister To Make Statement On School Funding Crisis

Sinn Féin’s Education Spokesperson and Offaly TD Carol Nolan is demanding an immediate statement from the Education Minister after warnings that some schools may close … Read More

LOFFA Holding Protest In Tullamore Over Lack Of Children’s Disability Services

Laois Offaly Families for Autism are staging a public protest in Tullamore over a lack of key services in the region. The organisation, which represents around … Read More

Shopping Centre In Athlone Up For Sale For €2.3m

Picture Credit – Google Maps The Shannon Retail Centre in Athlone is up for sale with an asking price of €2.3m. The complex off Sean … Read More

Taoiseach To Announce Junior Ministers

The Taoiseach is finally set to name his 12 junior ministers today. Enda Kenny is expected to promote 10 Fine Gael TDs with the two other positions … Read More

Roscommon Galway TD Fitzmaurice Leaves Independent Alliance

Picture Credit – www.michaelfitzmaurice.ie Michael Fitzmaurice has quit the Independent Alliance. The Roscommon Galway TD was the only member of the grouping not to vote … Read More

Moran Says Report Highlighting Slow Ambulance Response Times Backs Up Views Of Constituents

Independent Alliance TD Kevin Boxer Moran says the findings of a review into ambulance services backs up what he has heard on the doorsteps in … Read More

Attitude Of Insurance Companies To Flood Protection “Bordering On Ridiculous” – Minister Noonan

The Finance Minister says the attitude of insurance companies to flood protection measures is “bordering on the ridiculous. Michael Noonan’s faced questions in the Dáil … Read More

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming Not Included In Party Front Bench For 32nd Dáil

Fianna Fáil’s Sean Fleming has lost his place on the party’s front bench as Micheál Martin today announced his new Oireachtas team. The Laois TD … Read More

Athlone A Key Hub For Employment Growth – Jobs Minister

The new Jobs Minister says Athlone is seen as a key hub for job growth in the country. Mary Mitchell O’Connor visited the town this … Read More

Tánaiste Says Disciplinary Action May Arise Following Claims Of Malice Against Maurice McCabe

The Tánaiste and Justice Minister says disciplinary action may arise from accusations that Maurice McCabe was motivated by malice towards a senior colleague when making … Read More

Local Troops Arrive Home From Lebanon

51st Infantry Group at Cathal Brugha Barracks – Picture Credit – Irish Defence Forces There were tears and cheers in Dublin Airport this morning as … Read More

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