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Banks downsizing and squeezing human beings out of the bank system

Banks are downsizing and squeezing human beings out of the bank system.That's the view of Fianna Fail Deputy Niamh Smyth after it was announced...

People in Monaghan have one of the lowest disposable incomes in the country

People in Monaghan have one of the lowest disposable incomes in the country.The most recent CSO figures show, in 2014, Monaghan had the third...

LOCAL REACTION: Bosses at Bus Eireann are putting livelihoods at risk

Bus Eireann passengers will have to make other travel plans today as an-all out strike is underway.Buses stopped at midnight after drivers refused to...

Local people urged to join the Garda Reserve

Local people are being encouraged to consider joining the Garda Reserve.In the 'Give Something Back' recruitment drive that launched this week, Gardai are urging...

Wednesday’s attack in London claims fourth victim

Wednesday's attack in Westminster has claimed a fourth victim - after a 75 year old man died in hospital.Eight suspected accomplices of Khalid Masood...

Divers hope to gain access to Rescue 116 today

It's hoped today will be the day divers will gain access to Rescue 116.The helicopter has been sitting on the ocean floor 40 metres...

Fears that Ulster Bank closures will cause business loss locally

A local Deputy believes local towns affected by Ulster Bank closures will lose business in the future as a result.That's the view of Deputy Brendan...

Workers at Bus Eireann will go on strike from midnight

Workers at Bus Eireann will go on all out strike from midnight.Trade unions met earlier and decided to strike, saying cost cutting measures by...

Concern in Cavan and Monaghan over closure of Ulster Bank branches

There's concern locally after Ulster Bank announced it's closing three branches across Cavan and Monaghan.The Branches in Arva, Cootehill and Carrickmacross are set to...

Significant Garda and PSNI operation in Monaghan today

Gardaí in Monaghan carried out a significant joint operation with the PSNI in the Monaghan area today.It comes as a large number of burglaries...

Latest Sports

Consistency of winning squad major bonus for Monaghan in Division 1

Monaghan remain in the hunt for  a league final spot as they take on Donegal this Sunday in Ballyshannon.Malachy O Rourke has named an...

Cavan looking to dethrone the Kingdom

Kerry will provide the opposition to Cavan this Sunday in Kingspan Breffni park in the penultimate round of  the Division 1 league.The Breffni side...

A look back on Round 5: A great day for Cavan and Monaghan

Monaghan joined Dublin on 7 points last weekend after round five of the league with a controlled victory for Malachy ORourkes side winning on...

Recent Obituaries

Mary Flood

Mary Flood.Formerly Floods Florist, Bridge Street, Cavan.Friday March 24th peacefully at the Sheelin Nursing Home, Mountnugent.Predeceased by her brothers Jack and...

Derek Robert Johnston

Derek Robert Johnston.Drumrainduff, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh.Thursday, March, 23rd., Husband of the late Paula and brother of Willie, Dorothy, David, Isobel, Rene and the late...

Charlie mc Guirk

Charlie McGuirk.Oriel House, Monaghan and late of Coolkill, Swanns Cross, Co. Monaghan. Friday, March, 24th in his 95th year.Predeceased by his twin brother Tommy, brother,...

Latest Podcasts

Monaghan doctor working in Keyna says TB is still a massive killer

Today is World TB day.  A lot of people will know Tuberculosis as a disease that caused great suffering in Ireland in the days before...

Drivers and the public in County Monaghan give their view on the bus strike

Bus Éireann drivers around the country have mounted pickets this morning as an all out strike gets underway.The company says the action will worsen...

Castleblayney student and Polish native honoured at national volunteer awards

A teenager from Castleblayney will be honoured today at Ireland's Top Youth Volunteer Awards.The Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards is the only all-Ireland youth...