Temperatures Set To Soar This Weekend

Temperatures are set to reach 25 degrees in some parts of the country this weekend. The east and northeast will have the hottest weather, but … Read More

Midlands Man Dies Tragically In The US

Tributes are being paid to the Midlands man who died in the US after appearing to fall from a height. At midnight on Tuesday, 22-year-old … Read More

Gardaí Investigating Armed Robbery

Gardaí in Athboy are looking for witnesses to an armed robbery in the town last night. A Toyota Hilux vehicle reversed at force into the … Read More

Garda Reforms Dividing Opinion Amongst Local Politicians

New reforms by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris have divided opinion in political circles. The restructuring of the Gardai will see the Laois/Offaly division merge with … Read More

Swans Rescued From Shannon Oil Spill Have Finished Treatment

The four swans rescued from an oil spill in the River Shannon and brought to the Kildare Response Foundation are finished their treatment. The now … Read More

World Renowned Offaly Actor Bringing Story Of Midlands Soldiers To The Big Screen

A world-famous Offaly actor is bringing soldiers from the Midlands to the screen. Sam Keeley starred in The Siege of Jadotville – a film that … Read More

Maura Higgins In Line For Late Late Appearance This Autumn

It’s hoped Longford’s Love Island star Maura Higgins will be among the first guests when The Late Late Show returns in September. Host Ryan Tubridy … Read More

Downtown Portlaoise Creating Festival Atmosphere Ahead Of EP

Downtown Portlaoise is creating a festival spirit in the town ahead of Electric Picnic. The group is using recycled items, including an old VW Beetle … Read More

People Urged To Keep This Year’s Drownings To Record Low

Irish Water Safety is warning the public to stay safe when swimming this weekend as temperatures rise. The organisation says there have been 51 drownings … Read More

Offaly Leads The Way For Forestry In The Midlands

Offaly has almost double the amount of trees compared to Westmeath. The county has 5.8 million trees, while Westmeath has just slightly over 3 million. … Read More

Westmeath Guidance Counsellor Encouraging People To Think Carefully Before Today’s CAO Deadline

People have until 5.15 this evening to accept or reject their first round CAO offer. More than 51,000 places were offered to those wishing to go … Read More

€11,000 Drugs Bust In Offaly

Gardaí have uncovered €11,000 worth of drugs in County Offaly. They made the find following a number of searches in the Birr area, having received … Read More

Garda Reforms Should Be Delayed To Allow More Consultation – Laois TD

Fianna Fail is calling on the Government to delay the reforms within the Gardai because of the potential adverse affect to rural policing. Garda Comissioner … Read More

Justice Minister Says Changes To How Garda Force Operates Will Lead To A More Responsive Service

Justice Minister and Laois Fine Gael TD, Charlie Flanagan, says major changes to how the Garda force operates will lead to a more agile and … Read More

Fianna Fail Says Government Must Do More To Help Fill Commercial Units Across Midlands

An Offaly councillor is urging the government to offer incentives to large businesses to locate in the Midlands to tackle the increasing number of empty … Read More

Missing Wicklow Teenager Has Been Found Safe and Well

A missing teenager who was believed to be in the Midlands has been found safe and well. Fifteen year old Chloe Fitzgerald went missing from … Read More

Major Power Outage For 2,000 ESB Customers In Offaly

A major power outage is affecting over two thousand ESB customers in County Offaly. Almost 500 homes and businesses in the Banagher area and over … Read More

Logo Representing Disability Should Be More Inclusive

A Westmeath woman is calling on the disability logo to be changed to include those who are not visibly affected by their condition. Maeve Kelly … Read More

Mystery Lotto Winner Scoops €11.2 Million

A lucky winner scooped €11.2 million in the Lotto last night. It’s the 15th largest jackpot in the history of the competition, and the highest … Read More

Major Changes To Garda Divisions Being Announced Today

Major changes to Garda divisions across the country will be announced today. Commissioner Drew Harris will reveal the new Operating Model, which will see changes … Read More

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