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Locals urged to report sightings of van acting suspiciously

Gardaí are asking people to be alert for a van acting suspiciously in the region today.It's after reports of a silver Ford Transit with...

Council planning new walking and cycle trail in Cavan town

Cavan County Council has applied for permission for a new walking and cycling trail in the town.The 1km trail will run from Loreto Road...

LE19: Tuesday’s local election news

Bridget Boyle, who's running for Sinn Féin in the Bailieborough-Cootehill area says many families are struggling because of a lack of funding for homecare...

Crayfish population in Cavan and Monaghan under “increased threat”

Crayfish populations in Cavan and Monaghan are under increased threat from "crayfish plague".This week, the National Parks and Wildlife Services issued a "severe and...

Monaghan and Cavan divorces remain below national average

The number of couples seeking divorce in County Monaghan has increased since 2015.Despite this increase Monaghan still remains below the national average with a...

Clontibret O’Neill Pipe Band Launch Irish Sign Language Video in Leinster House

 The O'Neill Pipe Band from Clontibret have launched a Video Recording in Irish Sign Language at Leinster House today.The recording features the song 'Only...

88 die of drugs or alcohol poising in Cavan and Monaghan

88 people in the Northern Sound region died of alcohol or drugs poisoning between 2007 and 2016.Figures from the Irish National Drug-Related Deaths Index...

Local farmers call for factory-controlled feedlots to be excluded from beef package

Local farmers are calling for factory-controlled feedlots to be excluded from the €100 million beef package.Last week, a 50 million euro fund to support...

Monaghan inspired Active Wear Collection launching in Dunne Stores today

A Monaghan inspired Active Wear Collection is launching in Dunne Stores today.The fashion line has been designed by Emyvale artist and designer Helen Steele...

Cavan County Council seeking lands in Kingscourt and Bailieborough for new car parks

Cavan County Council has expressed an interest in buying land in Kingscourt and Bailieborough for new car parks in the town centres.It's after concerns...

Latest Death Notices

Br. Oliver Brady O.F.M Cap.

Br. Oliver Brady O.F.M Cap. (Capuchin Friary, Raheny, Dublin 5, and late of Banahoe, Carrickaboy, Co. Cavan). Monday, 20th May. 20th 2019, peacefully in...

Patrick Swift

Patrick Swift 9 Plantation Terrace, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan. Monday, 20th May. Peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Sadly missed by his brothers Peter James, Joey and Tom, sister Sheila,...

Sheila Lonergan (nee Battles)

Sheila Lonergan (nee Battles) Drumbreanlis, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim. Monday, May, 20th peacefully at Cavan General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, after a long illness bravely...