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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Birr

Last year
# Offaly
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist is seriously injured in crash
A male motorcyclist, aged in his late 20s, was injured in the crash in Offaly.
# sunshine and showers
McLaughlin lands 0-7 as Donegal earn hard-fought win over Waterford
Geraldine McLaughlin scored 0-7 in Birr.
# Ladies Football
Birr to host All-Ireland club final as TG4's bumper spring schedule confirmed
There’s a few big weeks of ladies football action ahead.
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# Birr
Teen arrested after car mounted pavement and hit pedestrians in Offaly
The driver, a male juvenile aged in his late teens, was arrested at the scene.
# Irish Abroad
23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.
# banner boss
Clare All-Ireland winner appointed as manager of Offaly's Birr
Brendan Bugler takes over Birr, while former Dublin ladies S&C coach Ken Robinson has been added to the Westmeath football set-up.
# pat walsh
Search stood down for man missing from Co Offaly
The search for Pat Walsh has been stood down.
Tributes paid after passing of well-known hurling figures in Limerick and Offaly
Patrickswell paid tribute to county winner Paul Carey while the Birr club are mourning the passing of Adrian Cahill.
# Homegrown
Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things
The 26-year-old loosehead was in excellent form last season before the lockdown.
# Witness appeal
Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by car in Offaly
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
# Birr
Three men arrested after €100,000 cannabis seizure in Co Offaly
Gardaí carried out a search at a house in Birr, Co Offaly today, where the seizure was made.
# Birr
85-year-old man killed in road traffic collision in Offaly
The collision happened at about 6pm this evening.
# Roscrea
Cyclist (70s) dies following collision with van in Co Offaly
The man was pronounced dead on Wednesday as a result of his injuries.
# Offaly
Gardaí investigate after man (35) dies in single vehicle collision
It’s understood the car was travelling from Lusmagh towards Victoria Lough when it left the road and struck a wall.
# luton crown court
Hit-and-run driver jailed for 8 years for killing Irish banjo player
Carl Lawrence said he thought he had hit a dog when his car struck father-of-five, William Corrigan.
# Del Boy
'I have a brother and I don't want him getting the farm either!'
Connacht hooker Shane Delahunt is still balancing farming and professional rugby.
# Landslide
Leonard stars in 16-point win as Connacht champions hit the ground running
Roisin Leonard starred as Galway booked their place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals in Birr on Saturday.
# Missing
Gardaí appeal for public's assistance in finding teenage girl missing since yesterday
Victoria Jul was last seen was last seen at about 2pm near her home on Hillside Drive.
Murray bags 3-5 as Wexford atone for last year's heartache to claim Division 3 honours
Wexford suffered final heartbreak against Tipperary after a replay in the Division 3 final last year.
# Birr
Investigation in Offaly after body of newborn found in boot of car
A post-mortem concluded the baby died of natural causes.
# Ferbane
Man (70) dies after being hit by lorry in Offaly
The man was pronounced dead at Tullamore hospital.
# Offaly
Gardaí suspect blaze at Birr Workhouse may have been started maliciously
The fire broke out at around 2.30pm yesterday afternoon.
# Offaly
Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection
A full investigation is being carried out into the cause of the outbreak.
# Operation Thor
Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly
Gardaí carried out a number of planned searches at residential properties in the Birr area yesterday.
# Stabbing
Man (21) to appear in court over serious assault in Offaly
A man, aged in his mid 20s, suffered apparent stab wounds during the incident.
# Assault
Man critical after being stabbed multiple times in Offaly overnight
That assault happened in Birr and a man has been arrested.
# Tullamore Road
Woman knocked down by lorry as she crossed a road in Birr
She remains in a critical condition in hospital.
# Road Death
Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash
The man’s car struck a ditch this morning and he was fatally injured.
# Birr
Teenager due in court over assault on man in 50s
The man was left with serious head injuries, and was airlifted to Beaumont Hospital’s specialist unit for further treatment.
# Drugs
Another grow house uncovered by gardaí, over €200k of cannabis seized
The discovery was made at a premises in Birr Co. Offaly today with a 20-year-old man arrested at the scene.
# Champions
Kilcormac-Killoughey retain Offaly senior hurling crown
Last March’s beaten All-Ireland club finalists defeated Birr this afternoon.
# the gathering
Teen charged over blinding female emigrant with glass bottle in Birr
Marie Gauvin, a Birr native was visiting Ireland from Canada for The Gathering when she was hit by a glass, leaving her blind.
# Strike
Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant
The workers are looking for an increase in pay rates as well as the reintroduction of overtime rates and a premium rate for shift workers.
# Memories
My club's greatest day...
Daithi Regan, Mick O’Keeffe and Darren Frehill recall when their club claimed All-Ireland senior glory.
Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be buried tomorrow
The 37-year-old Offaly native went missing in Wales last October. A man has since been charged with her murder.
# Air Crash
Report into Birr plane crash found ‘no technical defect’
Flying instructor Niall Doherty and trainee Damien Deegan died in the crash last month.
# Missing
Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence
The Portarlington teenager’s remains were recovered from a river in Ferbane this afternoon.
# Disappearance
Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared
Police are said to be examining mobile phone records as part of their search for the missing Offaly woman.
# need to know
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