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Six local schools competing for crown of BT Young Scientist

Six schools from the Northern Sound Region are gearing up for this year's BT Young Scientist exhibition.The exhibition - which takes place this week...

Cavan author’s book chosen as Dublin UNESCO Citywide Read

A Cavan author is behind a major initiative to get children reading.Bawnboy native David Rudden's book 'Knights of the Borrowed Dark' has been chosen...

There were no awards for Irish nominees at the Golden Globes last night

There were no awards for Irish nominees at the Golden Globes last night, despite a number of nominations.Monaghan's Caitriona Balfe was nominated for her...

More than €7.5 million spent by the government on events commemorating the 1916 rising

More than 7.5 million euro was spent by the government on events commemorating the 1916 rising.The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht says...

‘Major problems forecast for relocation of 80 refugees in Roscommon’

An Independent TD for Roscommon has warned of major problems unless the Justice Department has a clear plan for the relocation of 80 refugees...

Oireachtas Delegation fly to Egypt to raise case of Ibrahim Halawa

A delegation from the Oireachtas is to raise the case of Irish man Ibrahim Halawa during a four day visit to Egypt.The group, led...

Monaghan Co Co to hold special meeting today over Eirgrid’s Interconnector

Monaghan County Council is holding a special meeting today to discuss the North-South Interconnector.An Bord Pleanala approved the project before Christmas, however it's been...

More beds to open today at Virginia Health Care

Additional beds at the nursing unit in Virginia are to start opening today.The HSE has said staff have been recruited for the facility and...

‘Brexit is a mess’ says EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan

Brexit has been branded 'a mess' by EU Commissioner Phil Hogan, and he says 'it's getting messier'.The former Fine Gael Government minister's been speaking...

Castleblayney woman killed in road tragedy

The woman in her 50's who died after she was hit by a car near Castleblayney, in Co.Monaghan, yesterday has been named as Mona...

Latest Sports

New Handicap System Set for November 2020

The governing bodies of amateur golf in Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales have signed the licence for the new World Handicap System (WHS) which...

GAA Announce Championship Tier 2 Proposal

The GAA have outlined the two-tier Championship proposal they will put to a Special Congress next month.Provincial championships will continue in their current form,...

Cathal Mc Shane (Tyrone) picks up Monthly Merit Award

Tyrone’s Cathal Mc Shane was the recipient of the Quinn Building Products Ulster GAA Writers monthly merit award for August and in particular for...

Recent Obituaries

Kathleen Lynch (Nee McGorman).

Kathleen Lynch (Nee McGorman). 10 William Alexander Park, Belfast, (BT10 0LW) and formerly of Latlurcan Monaghan. Peacefully at N.I. Hospice surrounded by her...

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill.

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill. Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford N39 PT32 Late of Stragella, Co. Cavan. Friday, 20th September. Peacefully at home...

Latest Podcasts

Podcast: Paul Fitzpatrick Chats about his Charlie Gallagher Biography

Cavan’s Charlie Gallagher was the George Best of Gaelic football in the swinging sixties — good looking, talented and worshipped by GAA fans all...

What Makes A Leader?

Michael Moriarity is a former General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland  and he has written his first book “Every leader’s reality guide”The...

Minister Creed Talks to the JF Show

Minister Michael Creed has said that he is aware of the complexity of the ongoing beef dispute, but that there is a real danger...