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Aldi have applied for permission for a store in Monaghan town

German supermarket Aldi have applied for permission for a store in Monaghan town.This is the second time that Aldi have applied for permission to...

7,000 homes are without power this morning in Cavan and Monaghan

Over 20,000 properties are without power this morning as Storm Doris batters Ireland.Gusts of up to 120 km per hour are expected in parts...

Supreme Court refuses to hear Guerin murder appeal

The Supreme Court has refused to hear Brian Meehan's appeal over a failed attempt to overturn his conviction for Veronica Guerin's murder.The 47-year-old, who's...

Bomb underneath police officer’s car explodes in Derry

A bomb planted underneath a police officer's car in Derry has exploded as Army disposal experts were approaching it.No-one was injured when the device...

Part of Cavan high street could be yours for just €3m

Part of Cavan's high street is up for sale for just over €3m (€3,250,000).A site of 2.42 acres in the town centre including ten...

Statue of Sir Charles Gavan Duffy could be erected in Monaghan town

A bronze statue of Sir Charles Gavan Duffy could be erected in Monaghan town.Sir Gavan Duffy was born in 1816 in Monaghan - and...

Mandate claim Tesco in Monaghan are threatening to fire staff on strike

Mandate Trade Union are claiming that management at the Tesco store in Monaghan are threatening to fire staff if they continue their strike.Its day...

Monaghan Garda still off work following ramming incident in December

A Garda in Monaghan is still off work following a ramming incident which took place in December.On December 18th, Gardaí in Castleblayney and the...

The Foreign Affairs Minister hits out at coverage of Fine Gael’s leadership

The Foreign Affairs Minister has hit out at the media coverage of Fine Gael's leadership.Charlie Flanagan denied it was getting in the way of...

Post mortem to be carried out on body found at Cork truck stop

A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out on the body of a man found at a truck stop in Fermoy, County Cork.It's...

Latest Sports

Election of Uachtarain Tofa and recognition of CPA on GAA congress agenda

It is set to be a busy weekend of GAA action not only on the field but off it, as the annual congress gets underway...

Antrim hurler named as Ulster GAA writers association Monthly merit award winner.

Hurling doesn't often figure often in the Ulster GAA writers association Monthly Merit Awards but it does this time.Antrim goalkeeper Chris O'Connell made camán fans...

Mixed fortunes for Northern Sound ladies in Lidl League

In Division 2 Cavan staged a magnificent 2nd half performance to claim the points against Kildare at Hawkfield yesterday (Sunday).The Breffni side found themselves...

Recent Obituaries

Elizabeth (Eilis) Mc Cahey

Elizabeth (Eilis) Mc Cahey.Moys, Castleshane, Co. Monaghan and Rathgar, Dublin. Wednesday, February, 22nd in her 100th year peacefully in Elm Hall nursing Home, Celbridge.Reposing at...

Patrick (Pat) Cusack

Patrick (Pat) Cusack.Corbeagh, Cootehill, Co. Cavan.Wednesday, February, 22nd peacefully at home surrounded by family. Sadly missed by his sisters, Eileen, Marie and Frances.Reposing at...

Colin Mc Elvaney

Colin Mc Elvaney.Lyanmore, Ardagh, Co. Longford.Wednesday, February, 22ndSadly missed by his wife Padrena, daughter Ava, parents Margaret and Michael, siblings Jenny, Michael and Terry...

Latest Podcasts

PODCAST: Bertie Ahern warns of Brexit impact locally

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is warning that a physical border of any kind between the north and south of Ireland in the wake of...

Podcast: Allianz football leagu: Analysis on the Story so far

Former Leitrim footballer Derek Kelliher, Former Longford selector Pauric Davis and Former Dublin,Roscommon and Cavan manager Tom Carr joined John Lynch on Saturday Sport...

Is there a future for newspapers in Ireland?

The unstable situation and the unpredictable future of newspapers and in particular local papers was one of the main messages at an Oireachtas Committee...