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‘It’s not likely that insurance premiums will rise following storm’

'It's not likely that insurance premiums will go up following the large amount of claims expected in the wake of Storm Ophelia.' That's according to...

Potential new jobs as Kingspan plan to expand in Cavan

Jobs could be coming down the line as Kingspan plan an expansion to the Cavan facility. Kingspan have applied for planning permission for the...

Keys to brand new Dún an Rí College will be handed over to staff...

The keys to the brand new Dún an Rí College in Kingscourt will be handed over to staff this afternoon. Over 160 pupils will move...

Fine Gael holding Ard Fheis in Ballyconnell next month

Fine Gael is to hold its Ard Fhéis in Ballyconnell next month. Thousands of party members are expected to attend the event in the Slieve...

Council continue to carry out road repairs today

Cavan County Council are still working on road repairs in the county following Storm Ophelia. The Killyfassy-Granard Rd R194 in the townland of Turin in...

Man due in court charged with the manslaughter of Natasha Carruthers

A 27 year old will appear in court today charged with the manslaughter of Fermanagh woman Natasha Carruthers. The man who was arrested on Monday...

Deprivation levels in Clones and Ballybay well above national average

Levels of deprivation in Clones and Ballybay are the highest in the county. According to information provided to a special meeting of Oireachtas members and...

Cabinet meets for 4th time in 8 days to discuss Budget18

The Cabinet will meet this morning for the 4th time in 8 days.  The Taoiseach and his Ministers are to discuss the Finance Bill, essential...

Family of woman missing since 1985 appeal for information

The family of a Galway woman who disappeared 32 years ago has appealed for people with information to come forward.  Mother of seven Barbara Walsh...

Power restored to almost all houses in the region

Power has been restored to almost all houses in Cavan and Monaghan following Storm Ophelia. On Monday at the peak of the storm, over 5,000...

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...