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Gardaí launch fresh appeal following fatal hit and run in Monaghan 6 years ago

Gardaí have launched a fresh appeal for information following a fatal hit and run in County Monaghan over 6 years ago. 20 year old Fintan...

Belgian authorities treating incident at Brussels Central Station as terrorist act

Belgian authorities are treating an incident at Brussels Central Station as a terrorist act. A suspected suicide bomber was shot by soldiers patrolling the building...

DUP’s talks with British PM haven’t went as expected

Democratic Unionist Party sources say negotiations with the British prime minister "haven't proceeded in the way they would have expected". It's understood the DUP wants...

Varadkar promises no future controversial appointments again

The Taoiseach says new legislation on judicial appointments will be prioritised so no appointment results in controversy again. Leo Varadkar's again insisted the appointment of...

Local MEP criticises Fianna Fáil’s support of CETA and TTIP trade deals

A Sinn Finn MEP has criticised Fianna Fáil's support for both CETA and TTIP trade deals. Matt Carthy slammed the party for refusing to engage...

Broadband, roads and housing to be tackled this year by newest Cathaoirleach

Broadband, roads and housing are the three main priorities for County Monaghan's new Cathaoirleach. Sinn Féin Councillor Cathy Bennett was elected to the position on...

Hot weather warning issued for high temperatures tomorrow

The mercury is set to soar to 28 degrees tomorrow as Met Éireann issues a weather warning. The forecaster says Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Wicklow and...

Seamus Coyle elected as Cathaoirleach of Ballybay/Clones Municipal District

Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus Coyle has been elected as Cathaoirleach of Ballybay/Clones Municipal District. Councillor Coyle was nominated by Independent Councillor Hugh McElvaney and seconded...

Plan launched to reduce suicides in Cavan/Monaghan

It's hoped that a new plan for Cavan and Monaghan will reduce the rate of suicide locally.  The HSE's Suicide Prevention Action Plan was...

Multiple investigations into suspected fraud at the Garda Training College are underway

Multiple investigations into suspected fraud at the Garda Training College are underway. It's after it emerged a Dublin bank account contained funds from the European...

Latest Sports

Cavan Golfer continues the winning trend.

Eddie Mc Cormack continued his fine form of late by adding the Leinster Mid Amateur championship to the Connacht mid amateur title with a...

Feile, Provincial semi final, Qualifiers – Full diary of GAA action

The countdown is already on to a busy weekend of GAA action with both provincial semi finals and qualifiers to look forward to from...

Lions happy with Chiefs win

Rory Best says the Lions are happy with their performance in their 34-6 win over the Chiefs in Hamilton. Jared Payne scoring a try in...

Recent Obituaries

Bertie Graham

Bertie Graham Griggy, Monaghan, Co Monaghan Thursday June 22nd peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Resting at home this evening (Thur) from nine o’clock until Removal on (Sat)...

Helen Patricia Blemings

Helen Patricia Blemings.  Blackrock, Co Dublin. Wednesday, June, 21st peacefully at the Blackrock Clinic.  Predeceased by her brother Jim. Sadly missed by her sister Margaret and sister-in-law Betty. Funeral...

Murray Convery

Murray Convery 47 Riverrun, Belturbet, Co Cavan and formerly Portsoy, Scotland. Tuesday June 20th suddenly at Cavan General Hospital. Sadly missed by his wife Anna, daughters; Lisa...

Latest Podcasts

PODCAST: From Emyvale to South Sudan – The work of Noeleen Loughran

Noeleen Loughran speaks to Joe about her upcoming project in South Sudan and her work as a volunteer in East Africa. Noeleen is pictured...

PODCAST: Man in 80s living in his car for eight months in Monaghan

This elderly man has been living in his car in county Monaghan for eight months and has lost contact with any of his remaining family...

Podcast: Saturday Connection

Monaghan Poets and Songwriters were guests on the Saturday Connection for Music and poetry about Monaghans upcoming Canada day. Jessamine OConnor and Helen Grehan were...