Midlands News from Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
150,000 Jobs Lost If Construction Sites Are Forced To Close
All non-essential work places were ordered to close overnight.
Westmeath Ponies Collected By ISPCA Due To Welfare Concerns
Sarah Mason from the Westmeath SPCA says the kindess of local people is a big help to them
Laois Councillor Urging Farmers To Be Aware Of Powerlines
Fine Gael Cllr Tom Mulhall says the Emo man was very lucky not to be injured in the incident
Midlands Surrogate Hopes New Documentary Will Educate Older Generations
The Westmeath woman says going through the journey is a unique experience.
Offaly Couple Stranded In OZ After Cancelled Flight Cost €5,000
He set up a Facebook group in an attempt to find others in a similar situation.
IFA Welcomes Decision To Close Marts
Five marts in the midlands will close.
Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Centre Opening In Offaly
It's in addition to clinics in Mullingar, Athlone and Longford.
Gardai Investigating Reports Of Man Coughing In The Face Of An Elderly Kildare Couple
There's been numerous reports of intimidating behaviour around the country.
Builders Can Still Work If They Adhere To Social Distancing
It comes as 42 new cases in the midlands of coronavirus were announced last night.
Government Should Pay Farmers To Grow More Diverse Crops
Green Party Senator Pippa Hackett is making the call.
Fianna Fail Want Central Bank To Tackle Insurance Issue During Covid-19
Some firms are using technicalities to avoid honouring policies.