Witness Tells Christy Daly Murder Trial That He Saw Men Hanging Around Victim’s Property

A witness in an Offaly murder trial says he saw a few men hanging around the laneway near the victim’’s home on the day he … Read More

CFRAM Flood Prevention Steering Group Didn’t Meet For Four Years

A steering group set up to oversee the CFRAM flood prevention scheme did not meet for four years prior to November 2014. The Comptroller and … Read More

Coalition Options Are ‘Narrowing’- Charlie Flanagan

Fine Gael’s Charlie Flanagan believes coalition choices are ‘narrowing’ and that ‘one of those options is a return to the polls’. The Laois deputy says … Read More

Mullingar Teenager’s Wait For Spinal Surgery Enters Second Year

A Mullingar mother says she feels like her family is “getting nowhere” as her daughter waits over a year for spinal surgery. Mary Connell’s 14 … Read More

Two Biggest Parties Must Talk To Make Coalition Progress- Naughten

Denis Naughten says real progress on the formation of a minority government won’t be made until Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil hold ‘real and genuine … Read More

Portlaoise Prison Officers To Receive €1m In Danger Back-Pay

Portlaoise prison officers are to receive a total of almost one million euro in back pay for dealing with dangerous criminals. The Irish Independent reports … Read More

Midlands Paramedics Vote For Strike Action

Photo: Heggyhomolit Paramedics in the midlands have voted to strike over plans to introduce a new rostering system. The National Ambulance Service Representative Association says … Read More

Foreign Affairs Minister Flanagan In London For ‘Brexit’ Talks

The possibility of a ‘Brexit’ will top talks between the acting Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan and his UK counterpart today. The Laois TD is … Read More

Trial Hears Man Shot Dead In Offaly After Discovering Drugs Stash

Two men have gone on trial accused of murdering Christy Daly in Co. Offaly. His body was found in a drain near his caravan on … Read More

Gardaí Make Two Arrests Following Recovery Of Stolen Vehicle In Portlaoise

Gardaí have made two arrests and recovered a stolen vehicle following a targeted operation in Portlaoise. A male and female were detained in the Fairgeen … Read More

Banagher Gardaí Appeal For Information Following Livestock Theft

Gardaí in Banagher are appealing for information following a substantial livestock theft. A heard of sixteen cattle, which included twelve Cull and four Bullock, were … Read More

Boxer Says Independent Alliance To Make Decision Tomorrow On Who To Back For Taoiseach

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran says the Independent Alliance will make a collective decision tomorrow on who they will back for Taoiseach. The Longford Westmeath TD’s comments … Read More

Athlone Teen Charged With Breaking Windows And Drunken Behaviour

A 19 year old man from Athlone has been charged with breaking two windows and public drunken behaviour over the weekend. Local Gardai arrested the … Read More

Shannonside Cycling Club Pay Tribute To Member Who Died Suddenly In Belguim

The Athlone based Shannonside Cycling Club is paying tribute to one of its members who died suddenly while in Belgium. Fifty-six year old Pat Coyle … Read More

Two Men Charged With Murder of Christy Daly In Offaly Listed For Trial

Two men charged with the murder of Christy Daly in Co. Offaly more than two years ago are listed for trial today. Twenty-two year old … Read More

Banagher Nursing Home Provider Pleased With Service Offered Despite HIQA Findings

The registered provider of a nursing home in Banagher says he’s happy with the service offered, after a recent HIQA report found room for improvement. … Read More

Troy Says FF & FG Leader Should Now Discuss Programme For Government

Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy says the time for talking is over and Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny should now put forward a clear programme … Read More

Missing Woman Lisa Monaghan Shanely Found Safe And Well

Gardaí say that Lisa Monaghan Shanley has been found safe and well. Concern had been expresed for the 37-year-old after she was last seen driving her … Read More

Athlone Gardaí Appeal For Public’s Help Over Missing Woman

Gardaí in Athlone are appealing to the public for help in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 37-year-old woman. Lisa Monaghan Shanley was last seen driving … Read More

Mullingar Hospital The Third Most Overcrowded In The Country Today

Fifty-six patients are awaiting admission across the region’s acute hospitals this afternoon. Thirty of those affected are at the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar, which is … Read More

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