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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...

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...

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...

Slight increase in number of new houses built in Cavan and Monaghan

There's been a slight increase in the number of new houses built in the region this year.Figures from the CSO show 98 new dwellings...

Driver receives two month prison sentence following number of offences

A Driver has received a two month prison sentence following a number of offences committed on Saturday evening.The Cavan Roads policing Unit were patrolling...

Fianna Fail candidate for Europe backs party’s change to voting strategy

A Fianna Fail candidate for Europe says it's not unusual for a party to review its canvassing strategy close to polling day.Sitting Fianna Fail...

LE19: Last week of campaigning gets underway

In election news this Monday, Fianna Fáil candidate Francis McDermott says he has two main goals if elected to Cavan County Council.The Bailieborough-Cootehill candidate...

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...