Roscommon Man Accused Of Killing His Mother Said He Thought She Was Going To Kill Him

The trial of a Roscommon man who has pleaded not guilty to murdering his mother by reason of insanity, has heard that the accused thought … Read More

INMO Says 44 Patients Awaiting Admission At Hospitals Across Midlands

Forty-four patients are awaiting admission across the region’s acute hospitals today according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar … Read More

Dog Owners Warned To Control Their Pets Following Sheep Kills In Offaly

Gardai in Tullamore are urging people to keep proper control of their dogs after a number of ‘sheep kills’ recently. The incidents have been reported … Read More

Appeal Over Two Burglaries In Athlone

Gardaí in Athlone are appealing for information after two burglaries in the town in the early hours of this morning. A quantity of cash was taken … Read More

Trial Hears Roscommon Man Told Friend ‘I’m Going To Butcher My Mother’

A Roscommon man stabbed his mother to death the month after a mental health tribunal decided he did not fulfil the criteria to be detained … Read More

Abbeyleix Hospital To Become ‘Intermediate Care Service’

Abbeyleix Hospital is to be developed into an intermediate care service designed to facilitate earlier discharges from Portlaoise Hospital and prevent acute hospital admissions. The … Read More

Warning Over Possible Charity Scam In Tullamore

Residents in Tullamore are being alerted to a possible scam involving Trocaire boxes. Many homeowners have been presented with the annual Trócaire envelopes by people … Read More

Bord na Móna Workers Vote In Favour Of Pay Deal Brokered By WRC

Workers in Bord na Móna have voted in favour of a pay deal brokered by the Workplace Relations Commission. The deal involves productivity measures in … Read More

Gardaí Say Three Women Involved In Theft At Ferbane Shop

Gardaí are appealing for information following a theft at a shop in Ferbane. At approximately 6pm yesterday evening, three females entered Spar on the Athlone … Read More

Laois County Council Cathaoirleach Calls On Locals To Use New Portarlington Library

The Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council is urging the people of Portarlington to avail of the new library. The state of the art facility was … Read More

Mass goers vehicles targeted by burglars in Birr

Gardaí in Birr are urging car owners to remain vigilant following thefts from a number of vehicles at the weekend. On Saturday evening, up to … Read More

200 year old map of Abbeyleix Manor to go under the hammer

A map of Abbeyleix Manor, believed to have been long-lost, has re-surfaced after almost 200 years. The document was recently discovered in the loft of … Read More

MSD Announces 200 Jobs For Carlow, Tipperary And Cork

MSD is to create 200 new jobs in Carlow, Tipperary and Cork. The healthcare company is taking on 110 people at its plant on the … Read More

Campaigners Want Clarity On Abbeyleix Hospital Ahead Of Election

Campaigners for Abbeyleix Hospital are urging the HSE to reveal plans for the future of the facility before the General Election. The plea comes following … Read More

Official Opening Of Portarlington Library Today

The newly refurbished Portarlington Library will be officially opened later this morning. The building, situated on Main Street, incorporates the original library premises along with … Read More

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

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