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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Birr

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# 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.
# RIP
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.
# GLORY AT LAST
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.
# RIP
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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