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# midlands - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Convicted drug dealer suspected of running dognapping ring as gardaí urge families to be vigilant
# Dognapping
# Dognapping

Convicted drug dealer suspected of running dognapping ring as gardaí urge families to be vigilant

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 102,901 Views 58 Comments

The number of dog thefts has increased over the past year.

# midlands - Monday 12 October, 2020

Gardaí seize alcohol, beer taps, kegs and spirit dispensers during raids of three suspected shebeens
# Midlands
# Midlands

Gardaí seize alcohol, beer taps, kegs and spirit dispensers during raids of three suspected shebeens

Oct 12th 2020, 7:25 PM 80,920 Views 55 Comments

The seizures were made at three premises in Laois, Meath and Westmeath.

# midlands - Friday 7 August, 2020

New Covid-19 restrictions for Kildare, Laois and Offaly to kick in from midnight
# Regional Restrictions
# Regional Restrictions

New Covid-19 restrictions for Kildare, Laois and Offaly to kick in from midnight

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 6:23 PM 398,008 Views 291 Comments

The Government announced the measures on the back of NPHET advice following a spike in cases in recent days.

# midlands - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Gardaí believe men arrested in small Offaly town were South American 'hit team'
# Armed Gang
# Armed Gang

Gardaí believe men arrested in small Offaly town were South American 'hit team'

May 27th 2020, 6:47 PM 133,439 Views 4 Comments

The men, arrested in Clara today, are understood to be Brazilian.

# midlands - Monday 23 March, 2020

Three men arrested as part of dissident republican activity investigation released
# Midlands
# Midlands

Three men arrested as part of dissident republican activity investigation released

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:58 PM 16,887 Views 8 Comments

The men were arrested by members of the Special Detective Unit in the midlands yesterday.

# midlands - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain
# Springfield
# Springfield

'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain

Feb 24th 2020, 9:59 AM 22,272 Views 41 Comments

13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# midlands - Monday 30 December, 2019

Gardaí and Birmingham police working together to take down the last remnants of the Kinahan cartel
# Downfall
# Downfall

Gardaí and Birmingham police working together to take down the last remnants of the Kinahan cartel

Dec 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 69,416 Views 25 Comments

A number of senior members of the cartel had fled to the Midlands city in a bid to rebuild their crumbling empire.

# midlands - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Care worker who allegedly told service user that she'd 'kill her' loses unfair dismissal action
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Care worker who allegedly told service user that she'd 'kill her' loses unfair dismissal action

Feb 21st 2019, 5:15 PM 18,797 Views 0 Comments

The patient’s grand-daughter alleged that on 26 April 2018 the care-worker had verbally threatened her grandmother.

# midlands - Saturday 5 January, 2019

How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking
# Tubber
# Tubber

How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking

Jan 5th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,320 Views 11 Comments

The proposal suffered a setback during the recession, but recent developments have bought the project back into local conversation.

# midlands - Friday 9 November, 2018

Inside the new Violence Reduction Unit at the Midlands Prison - designed for the nation's most violent criminals
# Violence Reduction
# Violence Reduction

Inside the new Violence Reduction Unit at the Midlands Prison - designed for the nation's most violent criminals

Nov 9th 2018, 5:40 PM 22,657 Views 48 Comments

The unit has the ability to house nine criminals.

# midlands - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

An airport in Tubber? There's 5,200 jobs promised for the midlands if the plan goes ahead
# Offaly Ambitious
# Offaly Ambitious

An airport in Tubber? There's 5,200 jobs promised for the midlands if the plan goes ahead

Oct 24th 2018, 9:20 PM 35,991 Views 48 Comments

Midlands Airport development has now signed a memorandum of understanding with InSite Bavaria.

Bord na Móna announces up to 430 redundancies
# Redundancy
# Redundancy

Bord na Móna announces up to 430 redundancies

Oct 24th 2018, 1:37 PM 17,420 Views 46 Comments

The announcement comes as the company shifts from peat usage to fast-track renewable energy.

# midlands - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs
# Midlands
# Midlands

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:08 PM 16,067 Views 41 Comments

A restructuring of the company to decarbonise its business over ten years is expected to be announced tomorrow.

# midlands - Thursday 12 April, 2018

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands

Apr 12th 2018, 12:33 PM 22,486 Views 50 Comments

The campaign wants to entice visitors to experience the region’s nature and food.

# midlands - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

New video emerges online showing 'garda' having sex with woman on motorway
# Pornography
# Pornography

New video emerges online showing 'garda' having sex with woman on motorway

Feb 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 212,027 Views 125 Comments

Gardaí said they would not be commenting.

# midlands - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'Students can't travel to Dublin or Galway for an STI test'
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

'Students can't travel to Dublin or Galway for an STI test'

Feb 17th 2018, 6:00 PM 21,322 Views 38 Comments

There is no clinic within an hour of the Midlands.

# midlands - Friday 16 February, 2018

'The problem has advanced significantly': Mullingar man waits 9 years for orthodontic treatment
# Midlands
# Midlands

'The problem has advanced significantly': Mullingar man waits 9 years for orthodontic treatment

Feb 16th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,790 Views 19 Comments

Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said that prompt treatment was critical in terms of young adults’ body image.

# midlands - Monday 22 January, 2018

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains
# Impassable
# Impassable

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:13 AM 18,349 Views 15 Comments

The midlands was hardest hit over the weekend and some areas are still flooded.

# midlands - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'It's not sustainable': Offaly's only emergency homeless shelter risks closure over funding
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'It's not sustainable': Offaly's only emergency homeless shelter risks closure over funding

Nov 29th 2017, 12:22 PM 7,571 Views 14 Comments

Midlands Simon Community’s emergency shelters are running at a deficit of €176,000 a year.

# midlands - Monday 13 November, 2017

Garda probe after safe full of cash stolen from Westmeath filling station
# Athlone
# Athlone

Garda probe after safe full of cash stolen from Westmeath filling station

Nov 13th 2017, 8:03 PM 21,135 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened over the weekend.

# midlands - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Head shavings at gunpoint and sexual assaults - Violence against women during the Irish Revolution
# History
# History

Head shavings at gunpoint and sexual assaults - Violence against women during the Irish Revolution

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:00 PM 49,274 Views 71 Comments

A Maynooth professor has said history may be downplaying the level of violence directed towards women during the conflict.

# midlands - Thursday 27 April, 2017

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes
# Going Green
# Going Green

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes

Apr 27th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,171 Views 41 Comments

Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.

# midlands - Friday 3 March, 2017

Five males arrested in midlands over alleged sexual assault
# Investigation
# Investigation

Five males arrested in midlands over alleged sexual assault

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:43 PM 28,053 Views 11 Comments

The alleged assault happened in a midlands town on 27 December.

# midlands - Monday 23 January, 2017

Irish prisons paid €3 million in 'pocket money' to inmates last year
# Jailhouse Dosh
# Jailhouse Dosh

Irish prisons paid €3 million in 'pocket money' to inmates last year

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:33 AM 16,153 Views 50 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has paid out over €27 million in pocket money to prisoners since 2009.

# midlands - Friday 2 December, 2016

Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley
# Midland Regional
# Midland Regional

Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley

Dec 2nd 2016, 5:22 PM 10,401 Views 61 Comments

The woman, believed to be 103, finally got a bed this morning.

# midlands - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

This is the route Irish Water wants its Shannon to Dublin pipeline to take
# Midlands And East
# Midlands And East

This is the route Irish Water wants its Shannon to Dublin pipeline to take

Nov 8th 2016, 8:34 AM 36,879 Views 101 Comments

The scheme will provide water for 40% of the country’s population up to 2050.

# midlands - Monday 17 October, 2016

Midlands children in foster care can go months without seeing their siblings or birth families
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Midlands children in foster care can go months without seeing their siblings or birth families

Oct 17th 2016, 11:06 AM 10,716 Views 19 Comments

A new report has identified serious shortcomings in foster care in the region.

# midlands - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:15 AM 16,148 Views 50 Comments

Criticisms are contained in a report into the death of a 65-year-old man at the prison last year.

# midlands - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Four gardaí injured arresting men suspected of running burglary ring
# Midlands
# Midlands

Four gardaí injured arresting men suspected of running burglary ring

Jul 12th 2016, 2:26 PM 24,984 Views 45 Comments

The men were in a 4×4 which rammed a Garda car.

# midlands - Friday 19 February, 2016

Woman who accidentally bought two EuroMillions tickets wins two prizes worth over €20,000 each
# EuroMillions
# EuroMillions

Woman who accidentally bought two EuroMillions tickets wins two prizes worth over €20,000 each

Feb 19th 2016, 8:19 PM 32,691 Views 45 Comments

She bought the second ticket, with the exact same numbers, after forgetting that she already bought a ticket three days earlier.

# midlands - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Gardaí have seized €400k worth of heroin
# Arrests
# Arrests

Gardaí have seized €400k worth of heroin

Jan 9th 2016, 12:56 PM 15,955 Views 12 Comments

Detectives were investigating drug trafficking in the midlands.

# midlands - Friday 18 December, 2015

Major end-of-year property auction pulls in €35 million
# Property
# Property

Major end-of-year property auction pulls in €35 million

Dec 18th 2015, 12:04 PM 17,756 Views 14 Comments

Allsops has noted a number of vacant residential properties being bought in Dublin.

# midlands - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth

Nov 24th 2015, 1:42 PM 8,806 Views 6 Comments

Roisin Conroy has cerebral palsy as a result of her birth at the hospital in Portlaoise in 2001.

# midlands - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Man arrested after dozens of cow and sheep stolen
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man arrested after dozens of cow and sheep stolen

Oct 1st 2015, 4:20 PM 15,681 Views 3 Comments

75 cattle and 25 sheep were taken during the robbery.

# midlands - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Graham Dwyer moved after death threat from another prisoner
# Altercation
# Altercation

Graham Dwyer moved after death threat from another prisoner

May 14th 2015, 2:13 PM 38,883 Views 35 Comments

Dwyer lodged an appeal against his murder conviction on Monday.

# midlands - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Three arrests after late night Longford car chase that ended in crash
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Three arrests after late night Longford car chase that ended in crash

Jan 18th 2015, 1:51 PM 21,103 Views 22 Comments

The chase ended at Goshen Cross.

# midlands - Monday 12 January, 2015

Firearms seized and seven arrested over feud-related violence
# Moate
# Moate

Firearms seized and seven arrested over feud-related violence

Jan 12th 2015, 8:11 AM 12,639 Views 23 Comments

All seven people arrested are still in custody.

# midlands - Friday 12 December, 2014

Doctors told pregnant woman her baby had died. Two days later they found a heartbeat
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Doctors told pregnant woman her baby had died. Two days later they found a heartbeat

Dec 12th 2014, 7:15 AM 208,897 Views 96 Comments

The HSE has apologised and said a full review of the case is under way.

# midlands - Monday 17 November, 2014

Separated man awarded €4,000 after being told not to attend his daughter's sports day
# Family
# Family

Separated man awarded €4,000 after being told not to attend his daughter's sports day

Nov 17th 2014, 5:30 PM 38,662 Views 67 Comments

The man’s wife had enrolled her in a school without his knowledge.

# midlands - Sunday 19 October, 2014

12 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the Midlands
# Feek
From The Daily Edge
# Feek

12 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the Midlands

Oct 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 59,267 Views 46 Comments

Did you get anything off her?

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