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Justice Committee to examine Garda Commissioner response to 28 detailed questions

The Justice committee will discuss later the response of the Garda Commissioner to a list of questions it sent her for answers. Noirín O'Sullivan was...

Monaghan to celebrate 201st birthday of Charles Gavan Duffy today

Monaghan will celebrate the 201st birthday of Charles Gavan Duffy today. Sir Charles Gavan Duffy was a poet, author, barrister, publisher and politician, born in...

Government publish draft terms of reference for Commission to carry out a review of...

The Government has published the draft terms of reference for the Commission which will carry out a review of the Garda force. It says concerns...

HSE reach deal on provision of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi

A deal's been done between the makers of the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi and two other drugs and the Health Service Executive. Health Minister Simon...

Cavan County Council will launch their Diaspora Strategy in Dublin next month

Cavan County Council will launch their Diaspora Strategy in Dublin next month. The local authority are holding the launch in Dublin on Tuesday May the...

Local MEP says issue of ‘fake news’ will not be resolved easily

The issue of how to control hate speech and fake news, particularly on social media outlets, has been grabbing the attention of MEPs. The European...

National Concert Hall’s programme for 2017/18 launched by Minister Humphreys

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs will launch the National Concert Hall's programme for 2017/2018 this evening. The National Concert Hall...

County Monaghan ranks 10th nationwide for suicides per population

County Monaghan ranks 10th nationwide for suicides per population and ranks well ahead of major cities like Dublin and Cork. That's according to a presentation...

Bus Éireann dispute moves to Labour Court after talks break down

Stakeholders in the Bus Éireann dispute will appear before the Labour Court in around an hours time. It's after no deal was reached during talks...

Lawyer for Water Committee changes advice on charges

The lawyer advising the water committee has changed his advice on the final report. In a new two page opinion the senior counsel says the...

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...