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23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
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# Irish Abroad

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Feb 26th 2021, 8:07 AM 14,246 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

Clare All-Ireland winner appointed as manager of Offaly's Birr
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# Banner Boss

Clare All-Ireland winner appointed as manager of Offaly's Birr

Dec 28th 2020, 10:33 PM 18,234 Views 1 Comment

Brendan Bugler takes over Birr, while former Dublin ladies S&C coach Ken Robinson has been added to the Westmeath football set-up.

Search stood down for man missing from Co Offaly
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Search stood down for man missing from Co Offaly

Nov 23rd 2020, 10:48 PM 27,747 Views 0 Comments

The search for Pat Walsh has been stood down.

Tributes paid after passing of well-known hurling figures in Limerick and Offaly
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Tributes paid after passing of well-known hurling figures in Limerick and Offaly

Nov 7th 2020, 10:14 PM 38,325 Views 6 Comments

Patrickswell paid tribute to county winner Paul Carey while the Birr club are mourning the passing of Adrian Cahill.

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things
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Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things

Oct 31st 2020, 8:45 AM 10,786 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old loosehead was in excellent form last season before the lockdown.

Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by car in Offaly
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Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by car in Offaly

Oct 12th 2020, 6:59 AM 19,842 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Three men arrested after €100,000 cannabis seizure in Co Offaly
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Three men arrested after €100,000 cannabis seizure in Co Offaly

May 11th 2020, 7:46 PM 21,257 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search at a house in Birr, Co Offaly today, where the seizure was made.

85-year-old man killed in road traffic collision in Offaly
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85-year-old man killed in road traffic collision in Offaly

Jan 2nd 2020, 11:08 PM 17,345 Views 2 Comments

The collision happened at about 6pm this evening.

Cyclist (70s) dies following collision with van in Co Offaly
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Cyclist (70s) dies following collision with van in Co Offaly

Oct 10th 2019, 4:33 PM 11,814 Views 1 Comment

The man was pronounced dead on Wednesday as a result of his injuries.

Gardaí investigate after man (35) dies in single vehicle collision
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Gardaí investigate after man (35) dies in single vehicle collision

Feb 1st 2019, 7:24 PM 25,255 Views 8 Comments

It’s understood the car was travelling from Lusmagh towards Victoria Lough when it left the road and struck a wall.

Hit-and-run driver jailed for 8 years for killing Irish banjo player
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Hit-and-run driver jailed for 8 years for killing Irish banjo player

Oct 12th 2018, 5:20 PM 17,067 Views 17 Comments

Carl Lawrence said he thought he had hit a dog when his car struck father-of-five, William Corrigan.

'I have a brother and I don't want him getting the farm either!'
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# Del Boy

'I have a brother and I don't want him getting the farm either!'

Jul 28th 2018, 7:15 AM 33,413 Views 7 Comments

Connacht hooker Shane Delahunt is still balancing farming and professional rugby.

Leonard stars in 16-point win as Connacht champions hit the ground running
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# Landslide

Leonard stars in 16-point win as Connacht champions hit the ground running

Jul 21st 2018, 7:26 PM 4,929 Views 1 Comment

Roisin Leonard starred as Galway booked their place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals in Birr on Saturday.

Gardaí appeal for public's assistance in finding teenage girl missing since yesterday
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Gardaí appeal for public's assistance in finding teenage girl missing since yesterday

Jun 10th 2018, 2:40 PM 25,223 Views 5 Comments

Victoria Jul was last seen was last seen at about 2pm near her home on Hillside Drive.

Murray bags 3-5 as Wexford atone for last year's heartache to claim Division 3 honours
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# GLORY AT LAST

Murray bags 3-5 as Wexford atone for last year's heartache to claim Division 3 honours

May 7th 2018, 6:14 PM 5,240 Views 0 Comments

Wexford suffered final heartbreak against Tipperary after a replay in the Division 3 final last year.

Investigation in Offaly after body of newborn found in boot of car
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Investigation in Offaly after body of newborn found in boot of car

Apr 17th 2018, 8:03 AM 55,136 Views 11 Comments

A post-mortem concluded the baby died of natural causes.

Man (70) dies after being hit by lorry in Offaly
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Man (70) dies after being hit by lorry in Offaly

Jan 2nd 2018, 4:28 PM 19,110 Views 1 Comment

The man was pronounced dead at Tullamore hospital.

Gardaí suspect blaze at Birr Workhouse may have been started maliciously
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Gardaí suspect blaze at Birr Workhouse may have been started maliciously

Aug 2nd 2017, 1:05 PM 13,877 Views 13 Comments

The fire broke out at around 2.30pm yesterday afternoon.

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection
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Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection

Jul 14th 2017, 9:14 AM 10,792 Views 39 Comments

A full investigation is being carried out into the cause of the outbreak.

Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly
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Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly

Jan 31st 2017, 7:29 AM 13,009 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí carried out a number of planned searches at residential properties in the Birr area yesterday.

Man (21) to appear in court over serious assault in Offaly
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Man (21) to appear in court over serious assault in Offaly

Jan 16th 2017, 1:03 PM 10,107 Views 0 Comments

A man, aged in his mid 20s, suffered apparent stab wounds during the incident.

Man critical after being stabbed multiple times in Offaly overnight
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Man critical after being stabbed multiple times in Offaly overnight

Jan 15th 2017, 2:19 PM 26,797 Views 8 Comments

That assault happened in Birr and a man has been arrested.

Woman knocked down by lorry as she crossed a road in Birr
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Woman knocked down by lorry as she crossed a road in Birr

Dec 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 10,229 Views 2 Comments

She remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash
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Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash

Sep 24th 2014, 1:55 PM 10,727 Views 2 Comments

The man’s car struck a ditch this morning and he was fatally injured.

Teenager due in court over assault on man in 50s
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Teenager due in court over assault on man in 50s

Feb 12th 2014, 8:40 AM 8,321 Views 4 Comments

The man was left with serious head injuries, and was airlifted to Beaumont Hospital’s specialist unit for further treatment.

Another grow house uncovered by gardaí, over €200k of cannabis seized
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Another grow house uncovered by gardaí, over €200k of cannabis seized

Nov 11th 2013, 10:46 PM 14,000 Views 31 Comments

The discovery was made at a premises in Birr Co. Offaly today with a 20-year-old man arrested at the scene.

Kilcormac-Killoughey retain Offaly senior hurling crown
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Kilcormac-Killoughey retain Offaly senior hurling crown

Oct 6th 2013, 6:29 PM 1,570 Views 0 Comments

Last March’s beaten All-Ireland club finalists defeated Birr this afternoon.

Teen charged over blinding female emigrant with glass bottle in Birr
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# The Gathering

Teen charged over blinding female emigrant with glass bottle in Birr

Aug 16th 2013, 8:55 AM 18,483 Views 0 Comments

Marie Gauvin, a Birr native was visiting Ireland from Canada for The Gathering when she was hit by a glass, leaving her blind.

Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant
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Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant

Jul 3rd 2013, 4:43 PM 6,791 Views 31 Comments

The workers are looking for an increase in pay rates as well as the reintroduction of overtime rates and a premium rate for shift workers.

My club's greatest day...
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My club's greatest day...

Mar 17th 2013, 11:22 AM 3,018 Views 0 Comments

Daithi Regan, Mick O’Keeffe and Darren Frehill recall when their club claimed All-Ireland senior glory.

Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be buried tomorrow
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Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be buried tomorrow

Jan 2nd 2013, 10:55 AM 7,736 Views 8 Comments

The 37-year-old Offaly native went missing in Wales last October. A man has since been charged with her murder.

Report into Birr plane crash found ‘no technical defect’
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Report into Birr plane crash found ‘no technical defect’

Dec 14th 2012, 5:58 PM 5,363 Views 4 Comments

Flying instructor Niall Doherty and trainee Damien Deegan died in the crash last month.

Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence
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Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence

Nov 5th 2012, 4:51 PM 29,433 Views 24 Comments

The Portarlington teenager’s remains were recovered from a river in Ferbane this afternoon.

Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared
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Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared

Oct 19th 2012, 7:46 AM 14,013 Views 1 Comment

Police are said to be examining mobile phone records as part of their search for the missing Offaly woman.

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
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The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Oct 17th 2012, 8:01 PM 8,986 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Motorcyclist who collided with bus dies
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Motorcyclist who collided with bus dies

Sep 3rd 2012, 7:15 PM 10,529 Views 7 Comments

The man in his 30s was seriously injured when the bike he was on collided with a bus at the weekend.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with bus in Birr
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Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with bus in Birr

Sep 1st 2012, 7:07 PM 5,257 Views 4 Comments

The collision happened on the R439 at around 2.30pm this afternoon.

Ladies SFC: Kerry keep lacklustre Dublin at bay
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# Ladies SFC 2012

Ladies SFC: Kerry keep lacklustre Dublin at bay

Aug 19th 2012, 12:51 PM 626 Views 0 Comments

Kerry held off a late rally from Dublin to win by a single point in St Brendan’s Park, Birr.

Two adults hospitalised after schoolbus crash in Co Offaly
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Two adults hospitalised after schoolbus crash in Co Offaly

Jan 19th 2012, 5:08 PM 2,785 Views 1 Comment

The drivers of a schoolbus and a van are hospitalised with minor injuries after their two vehicles collided this afternoon.

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