Midlands News from Monday, February 22nd, 2021
Disqualified Driver Arrested In Laois
The man gave a false name to Gardaí when stopped.
Cost Of Pandemic Unemployment Payment Tops 6 Billion Euro
Over 22,000 people in the midlands remain receiving PUP.
Midlands Community Peatlands Projects Receive €50,000 In Funding
Five projects are being supported in the latest allocation.
44 Covid Patients In Midlands Hospitals Today
Offaly currently has the highest 14-day incidence rate of covid-19 in Ireland.
Offaly Man Donating To Charity For Every Kilo In Weight Loss Challenge
Some local companies are now sponsoring him along the way.
Fears Medical Card Holders Are Missing Out On Dental Care
The government is being warned of a shortage of dentists.
Calls For Action On Serious Case Of Dumping In Laois
Mattresses, furniture and drug paraphernalia are among the items discarded.
Man Appears In Court After €70,000 Drugs Seizure In Westmeath
The cannabis was discovered at a house on Saturday.
Coronavirus: 686 New Cases Of Covid-19; 1 Additional Death
National news updates on Monday 22nd February.
Midlands TD Defends Government's Messaging On Covid-19
He's says they've been upfront about previous mistakes.
Ten Inmates Contract Covid-19 At Midlands Prison
It follows the confirmation of three cases among prisoners last week.