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#Midlands

From TheJournal.ie Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy Election 14

Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy

TJ Fay, the oldest candidate in election, is running in the Midlands-North-West constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Five counties received less than 1% of Enterprise Ireland funding last year Funding

Five counties received less than 1% of Enterprise Ireland funding last year

They received €2,769,721 out of a total of almost €90 million

From TheJournal.ie Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum' Election 2014

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'

The sitting MEP believes she will have to put up a fight to retain her seat in the upcoming election.

From The42 Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend? Out And About

Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend?

Here’s a taster of what your options are between now and Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average POCKET MONEY

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average

CSO figures also found that the gap between the highest and lowest disposable incomes has widened.

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of using 'spin' to take attention away from wind farm protests Protest Goes On

Government accused of using 'spin' to take attention away from wind farm protests

Campaigners claim that nothing has changed after the weekend’s announcement that a deal couldn’t reached with the UK on wind energy export.

From TheJournal.ie It's official: The Government has cancelled its Midlands wind energy export plan Shelved

It's official: The Government has cancelled its Midlands wind energy export plan

Ireland and the UK couldn’t agree on a final deal.

From TheJournal.ie The distance from a wind turbine to a house should be 10 times its height says new bill Ratio

The distance from a wind turbine to a house should be 10 times its height says new bill

Sinn Féin are set to table the bill today but insists that it doesn’t make them anti-wind energy.

From TheJournal.ie Search teams in Lough Ree find missing fisherman's boat Midlands

Search teams in Lough Ree find missing fisherman's boat

The search for missing Armagh man Darryl Burke has been ongoing for almost two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise Midlands

HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise

It is the second death since the publication of a report into the standard of maternity care at the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today Courts

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today

The 30-year-old man has admitted to all charges against him, relating to sex offences against two young girls who were attending a birthday party in Athlone last September.

From TheJournal.ie Location, location, location: Houseboat moorings costs between €1,250 to €3,500 I'm On A Boat

Location, location, location: Houseboat moorings costs between €1,250 to €3,500

Yearly mooring charges are set to change as living on a houseboat becomes popular, but some midlands politicians aren’t happy.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry Portlaoise

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry

Health Minister James Reilly has ordered a HSE investigation, but there have been calls to have health watchdog HIQA brought in straight away

From TheJournal.ie Athlone child rape case: DPP to accept guilty pleas Athlone

Athlone child rape case: DPP to accept guilty pleas

The 30-year-old accused appeared at Harristown District Court today.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim Aughnasheelin

Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim

It’s believed the man was crushed to death while he towed a trailer on a rural road.

From TheJournal.ie Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries Leinster

Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries

Gardaí arrested the men during planned searches in Leinster this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Constant and unacceptable level of overcrowding' at Cork prison Prison

'Constant and unacceptable level of overcrowding' at Cork prison

In a series of reports, one committee boasted about the lack of suicide attempts at one prison in Dublin.

From The42 Kerry unchanged for Munster semi-final clash with Waterford Line-ups

Kerry unchanged for Munster semi-final clash with Waterford

The Waterford and Westmeath sides have also been named for their games this weekend.

From The42 Villa punished by Odemwingie late show Premier League

Villa punished by Odemwingie late show

The Nigerian ensured a dramatic end to this Midlands derby.

9 people who know how important Mullingar is This post contains images

9 people who know how important Mullingar is

But have probably never been.

From TheJournal.ie 100 job losses at Ericsson Athlone after Ericsson Sweden makes 1,550 job cuts Jobswatch

100 job losses at Ericsson Athlone after Ericsson Sweden makes 1,550 job cuts

The telecommunications company hopes to reduce the workforce by February 2013.

From The42 Lambert calls for calm Villa heads ahead of derby Midlands

Lambert calls for calm Villa heads ahead of derby

“You will go in for challenge and think ‘why did you go for it’, when you’ve got no right to go for it.”

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies in Offaly house fire Fire

Woman dies in Offaly house fire

The 64-year-old woman was alone in the house at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Reverse-bid auction “our only chance to sell our home” Backwards Bid

Reverse-bid auction “our only chance to sell our home”

Following TheJournal.ie’s story on unusual house sale in Westmeath, another Midlands couple says negative equity has forced them to look at alternative. But will it work?

From TheJournal.ie Covidien workers to meet management over Athlone jobs fears Jobswatch

Covidien workers to meet management over Athlone jobs fears

The medical devices company is to hold meetings with staff unions today, after committing to transfer some positions to Thailand.

From TheJournal.ie Boost for Laois as SuperValu creates 70 new jobs Jobswatch

Boost for Laois as SuperValu creates 70 new jobs

Irish-owned supermarket, SuperValu, has opened a new store in Mountmellick creating 70 jobs for the area.