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Drop in the number of Ghost Estates in Cavan and Monaghan

There's been a substantial drop in the number of so-called "ghost estates" locally.Figures from the Department of Housing show 18 unfinished housing developments were...

Construction to begin on Mullagh social housing

Cavan County Council has announced that construction on a social housing project will begin next week.8 new social housing units are to be developed...

2018 will be a defining year for farming here in Ireland

2018 will be a defining year for farming here in Ireland.That's the view of the President of the Irish Farmers Association who claims never...

Junior Health Minister cancels visit to Monaghan Hospital

The Junior Health Minister has cancelled his planned visit to Monaghan General Hospital.Jim Daly agreed to the visit on March 27th after he was...

SIPTU say its disappointing Business Minister did not meet with Kerry Foods staff

'It's disappointing that Business Minister and local TD Heather Humphreys did not meet with staff protesting at Kerry Foods'.That's according to SIPTU's Jim McVeigh...

Monaghan has second highest proportion of female solicitors in the country

Monaghan has one of the highest proportions of female practising solicitors in the country.It is one of nine counties that sees the number of...

Kerry Foods staff claim they have no other choice but to protest

Staff at Kerry Foods in Carrickmacross feel they are being treated unfairly and have no other choice but to protest.Staff are on the first...

MEP says Brexit is dividing communities in Northern Ireland

A local MEP says that the discussion over the Northern Irish border is splitting communities.MEP for Midlands North-West Mairead McGuiness was speaking after the...

Monaghan plane crash had potential to be a “more serious accident”

The report into a plane crash in Monaghan in 2016 says the incident had the potential to lead to a "more serious accident".The Piper...

Local MEP could become President of European Parliament

A local MEP could be in line to take over as president of the European Parliament. Fine Gael MEP for Midlands North-West Mairead McGuinness...

Latest Death Notices

Dessie Gumley

Dessie Gumley Drumliffe, Redhills & formerly Drumalee, Cavan. Thursday, August 13th. Peacefully at Cavan General Hospital, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of...

Shane O’Rourke

Shane O'Rourke, Pullareagh, Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan, passed away peacefully at home in the care of his loving family on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020. Beloved...

Patrick (Packie) McGeough,

Patrick (Packie) McGeough, Killnageer, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan, Wednesday, 12th August, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved husband of Bernadette (nee Courtney),...