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‘8th amendment needs to change’ says Oireachtas Committee

The Oireachtas committee on the 8th amendment says the constitution needs to change. The group voted on the matter last night and will now discuss...

‘Those who disregarded Storm warning should be penalised’

A Monaghan Councillor believes people who ignored weather warnings during Storm Ophelia, which left three people dead, should be punished. The majority of people took...

Brexit Roadshow hits Cavan this morning

An event, which hopes to help businesses prepare for Brexit, is taking place this morning. The Bank of Ireland Prepare for Brexit Roadshow will see...

Doctor says those who don’t support legal abortions are supporting illegal ones

The Committee on the 8th Amendment has been told the amendment undoubtedly contributed to the death of Savita Halappanavar. The comment was made by Prof...

More bad weather on the way – Met Éireann issues yellow warning

Some households will be without electricity into next week, according to the ESB. 105,000 homes in the south of the country are still without power...

Warning of new phone scam hitting Ireland

ComReg has issued a warning to the public, after a spate of scam calls from interational numbers. The calls appear to be coming from Chad...

Leo says Government has lost patience over tracker mortgage scandal

The Taoiseach says the government has lost all patience with the major banks over the tracker mortgage scandal. Leo Varadkar made the comment as he...

Senator says Defence Forces hasn’t the ability to deal with emergencies in Cavan and...

The Minister for Defence has been accused of misleading the public about the Defence Forces' ability to help during an emergency in Cavan and...

Gardaí reissue appeal for information into Monaghan murder

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information on the murder of Paul Quinn in County Monaghan almost 10 years ago. He was attacked by a...

Cavan Gardaí investigate numerous burglaries

Gardaí in Cavan are investigating a number of recent burglaries.  They're appealing to anyone with information regarding the thefts to come forward. Between Monday night and...

Latest Sports

Monaghan Face Tyrone in Ulster Championship

Monaghan face Ulster Champions Tyrone in their opening fixture of the 2018 Ulster championship. Malachy O’Rourke’s side were the last team out of the hat...

Monaghan Motorclub awards night

With the majority of the motorsport action winding up for the year the attention now turns to the presentation nights with Monaghan Motor club...

GAA championship draw for 2018 on tonight

The championship draw for 2018 will take place tonight, Ulster remains the only open draw with the first teams out in the preliminary round...

Recent Obituaries

Christine Carville (nee Owen)

Christine Carville (nee Owen) 5 Church Hill Road, Annyart, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. Thursday, October, 19th peacefully at her residence. Reposing at her residence tomorrow...

Jackie Quinn

Jackie Quinn. 111 Tassagh, Co. Armagh Thursday, October, 19th suddenly. Beloved husband of Eileen and loving father of John, Ronan and Leona. Remains leaving his late...

John Brady.

John Brady. 1 Drumnaveil, Cootehill and formerly of Tullyard, Kill, Cootehill, Co. Cavan. Thursday, October, 19th peacefully at the Lisdarn care unit for the elderly. Reposing...

Latest Podcasts

Ireland’s strongest woman has her sights set on global stage!

Ireland's strongest woman will soon be heading off to compete on the global stage in the US! Sharon Williamson from Monaghan was crowned Ireland's Strongest...

HEAR MORE: Monaghan Councillor has concerns about Syrian refugees being housed in the County

Syrian refugees are to be housed in Monaghan. Monaghan County Council recently announced that 20 families were to be rehoused in the area in early...

Historical Irish Storms

As Storm Ophelia got ready to hit Ireland yesterday, Local historian Sinead O'Reilly looked back on some other Irish storms which have caused havoc...