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Looking for a new opportunity in 2018?

Are you looking for a new opportunity in 2018?  Exciting times ahead!  Murphs Restaurant at The Derragarra Inn Butlersbridge Cavan are looking for an...

Local

Check your tickets! Euromillions winning ticket sold in Cavan

Lee's Gala in Ballyhaise is calling on everybody to check their lotto tickets after half a million euro was won in the Euromillions last night. The ticket, which was sold...

Local politicians welcome new online system for applying for medical cards

A new online system for applying for a medical card has been welcomed locally. The new service by the HSE enables people to apply online using a user friendly step...

Scottish book launch to take place today for the story of John McGeogh

A book on an influential sports figure from Castleblayney is to have its Scottish launch today. “The Runner McGeogh The Untold Story” tells of John McGeogh, who moved to Scotland...

National

Fianna Fáil leader reveals his stance on abortion

Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin may face a backlash from his party after revealing his stance on abortion. He told the Dáil last night he was in favour of repealing...

The Fianna Fáil leader has backed repealing the 8th amendment

The Fianna Fáil leader has backed repealing the 8th amendment. Micheal Martin also backed the Oireachtas committee recommendation of abortion without restriction for up to 12 weeks. In the Dáil...

Transport Minister denies his drink driving legislation is ‘an attack on rural Ireland’

The Transport minister Shane Ross has denied allegations from some TDs that his drink driving legislation is 'an attack on rural Ireland'. The Road Traffic Bill came under fire from...

Latest Sports

Podcast: Stephen Gollogly reflects on his career

Monaghans Stephen Gollogly recently retired from intercounty football after 14 seasons. He picked up two Ulster titles along the way. Stephen spoke to Sean McCaffrey...

Kiernan set for Portugal & 2018 challenge

Leanne Kiernan is looking to get 2018 off to a flying start for the Irish women’s international team as they face a friendly double...

Only January but a busy couple of weeks so far for Motorsport

It is the start of another year on the motorsport front and already there has been plenty of talk on both an administrative and...

Recent Obituaries

Mary Theresa O’Reilly (nee Farrelly)

Mary Theresa O’Reilly (nee Farrelly).  18 Derryolam Court, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. Saturday, January, 20th peacefully at Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda surrounded by her devoted family. Predeceased by...

Frank Duffy (known as Scobie)

Frank Duffy (known as Scobie) Drummuck, Stranooden, Monaghan and formerly Clare Oghill, Doohamlet. Friday January 19th peacefully at Drumbear lodge Nursing Home. Sadly missed by his brother...

Very Rev William (Billy) Hughes PE

Very Rev William (Billy) Hughes PE Retired Parish Preist of Aughamullen East, Thursday January 18th peacefully at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin. Served in the parishes...

Latest Podcasts

Podcast: Stephen Gollogly reflects on his career

Monaghans Stephen Gollogly recently retired from intercounty football after 14 seasons. He picked up two Ulster titles along the way. Stephen spoke to Sean McCaffrey...

HEAR MORE: Protests over proposed Scientology linked rehab centre close to Cavan border

Locals are protesting over plans for a rehabilitation centre run by a group linked with Scientology, which would be based close to the Cavan-Meath...

Making waves – Cootehill’s Ruairí McKiernan

Cootehill native Ruairí McKiernan established the youth media organisation group Spun Out.ie in 2006 and it now reaches over one million people every year. In...