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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 10,449 Views 61 Comments

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

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 37,176 Views 101 Comments

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

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 10,810 Views 19 Comments

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

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 16,338 Views 50 Comments

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

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 25,070 Views 50 Comments

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

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 32,749 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Gardaí have seized €400k worth of heroin

Jan 9th 2016, 12:56 PM 16,030 Views 12 Comments

Detectives were investigating drug trafficking in the midlands.

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 17,784 Views 14 Comments

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

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 8,835 Views 6 Comments

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

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 15,845 Views 3 Comments

75 cattle and 25 sheep were taken during the robbery.

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 38,915 Views 35 Comments

Dwyer lodged an appeal against his murder conviction on Monday.

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 21,133 Views 22 Comments

The chase ended at Goshen Cross.

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 12,691 Views 23 Comments

All seven people arrested are still in custody.

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 226,939 Views 96 Comments

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

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 38,698 Views 74 Comments

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

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 61,443 Views 46 Comments

Did you get anything off her?

Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in...
# Main St Ireland
# Main St Ireland

Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in...

Oct 5th 2014, 8:30 PM 20,923 Views 28 Comments

Some long-established businesses say there’s little optimism out there, but others say that things are finally beginning to look a little brighter.

Gardaí arrest nine in crackdown on Midlands heroin dealing
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí arrest nine in crackdown on Midlands heroin dealing

Sep 26th 2014, 5:45 PM 10,800 Views 0 Comments

More arrests are expected as part of the operation.

What to see in THE MIDLANDS on Culture Night
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

What to see in THE MIDLANDS on Culture Night

Sep 19th 2014, 5:48 PM 12,833 Views 9 Comments

It’s Culture Night on Friday – and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 20th 2014, 7:53 PM 16,832 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Rory McIlroy, Gaza, and the fate of MH17 victims.

Three arrested in investigation into organised prostitution in Roscommon and Longford
# Arrests
# Arrests

Three arrested in investigation into organised prostitution in Roscommon and Longford

Jun 19th 2014, 10:41 PM 20,855 Views 0 Comments

Two males and a female, all aged in their twenties, were released without charge this evening.

MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin

May 28th 2014, 7:57 AM 6,838 Views 34 Comments

Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallager of FF requested the recheck after finishing just 275 votes behind Harkin.

Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy
# Election 14
# Election 14

Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy

May 10th 2014, 5:30 PM 15,181 Views 37 Comments

TJ Fay, the oldest candidate in election, is running in the Midlands-North-West constituency.

Five counties received less than 1% of Enterprise Ireland funding last year
# Funding
# Funding

Five counties received less than 1% of Enterprise Ireland funding last year

May 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,419 Views 40 Comments

They received €2,769,721 out of a total of almost €90 million

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'

May 5th 2014, 6:30 PM 9,722 Views 56 Comments

The sitting MEP believes she will have to put up a fight to retain her seat in the upcoming election.

Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend?
# Out And About
From The42
# Out And About

Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend?

May 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 10,996 Views 26 Comments

Here’s a taster of what your options are between now and Monday.

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average
# POCKET MONEY
# POCKET MONEY

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average

Apr 23rd 2014, 1:23 PM 24,488 Views 54 Comments

CSO figures also found that the gap between the highest and lowest disposable incomes has widened.

Government accused of using 'spin' to take attention away from wind farm protests
# Protest Goes On
# Protest Goes On

Government accused of using 'spin' to take attention away from wind farm protests

Apr 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,755 Views 63 Comments

Campaigners claim that nothing has changed after the weekend’s announcement that a deal couldn’t reached with the UK on wind energy export.

It's official: The Government has cancelled its Midlands wind energy export plan
# Shelved
# Shelved

It's official: The Government has cancelled its Midlands wind energy export plan

Apr 13th 2014, 11:56 AM 20,010 Views 260 Comments

Ireland and the UK couldn’t agree on a final deal.

The distance from a wind turbine to a house should be 10 times its height says new bill
# Ratio
# Ratio

The distance from a wind turbine to a house should be 10 times its height says new bill

Apr 8th 2014, 4:06 PM 27,510 Views 224 Comments

Sinn Féin are set to table the bill today but insists that it doesn’t make them anti-wind energy.

Search teams in Lough Ree find missing fisherman's boat
# Midlands
# Midlands

Search teams in Lough Ree find missing fisherman's boat

Apr 1st 2014, 8:31 AM 7,515 Views 17 Comments

The search for missing Armagh man Darryl Burke has been ongoing for almost two weeks.

HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise
# Midlands
# Midlands

HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise

Mar 10th 2014, 8:58 PM 14,443 Views 23 Comments

It is the second death since the publication of a report into the standard of maternity care at the hospital.

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today
# Courts
# Courts

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 16,671 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old man has admitted to all charges against him, relating to sex offences against two young girls who were attending a birthday party in Athlone last September.

Location, location, location: Houseboat moorings costs between €1,250 to €3,500
# I'm On A Boat
# I'm On A Boat

Location, location, location: Houseboat moorings costs between €1,250 to €3,500

Feb 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 41,281 Views 25 Comments

Yearly mooring charges are set to change as living on a houseboat becomes popular, but some midlands politicians aren’t happy.

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry

Feb 4th 2014, 9:48 AM 3,019 Views 13 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly has ordered a HSE investigation, but there have been calls to have health watchdog HIQA brought in straight away

Athlone child rape case: DPP to accept guilty pleas
# Athlone
# Athlone

Athlone child rape case: DPP to accept guilty pleas

Dec 13th 2013, 6:10 PM 16,148 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old accused appeared at Harristown District Court today.

Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim
# Aughnasheelin
# Aughnasheelin

Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim

Sep 16th 2013, 5:42 PM 10,520 Views 6 Comments

It’s believed the man was crushed to death while he towed a trailer on a rural road.

Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries
# Leinster
# Leinster

Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries

Sep 11th 2013, 4:42 PM 6,415 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí arrested the men during planned searches in Leinster this morning.

'Constant and unacceptable level of overcrowding' at Cork prison
# Prison
# Prison

'Constant and unacceptable level of overcrowding' at Cork prison

Jun 7th 2013, 4:25 PM 4,777 Views 48 Comments

In a series of reports, one committee boasted about the lack of suicide attempts at one prison in Dublin.

Kerry unchanged for Munster semi-final clash with Waterford
# Line-ups
From The42
# Line-ups

Kerry unchanged for Munster semi-final clash with Waterford

May 30th 2013, 1:26 PM 1,970 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford and Westmeath sides have also been named for their games this weekend.