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Reigning champions Kilkenny begin back-to-back double bid in style
# Camogie Wrap
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# Camogie Wrap

Reigning champions Kilkenny begin back-to-back double bid in style

Jun 10th 2017, 5:59 PM 6,367 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for Dublin, Cork and Offaly.

Offaly GAA reveal identity of naming rights partner for 10-year O'Connor Park deal
# Give Peats A Chance
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# Give Peats A Chance

Offaly GAA reveal identity of naming rights partner for 10-year O'Connor Park deal

Jun 6th 2017, 4:30 PM 8,505 Views 15 Comments

The Tullamore venue will now be known as Bord na Móna O’Connor Park.

Man who posed as his late brother so he could buy a house jailed for two years
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Man who posed as his late brother so he could buy a house jailed for two years

Jun 1st 2017, 8:35 PM 25,048 Views 17 Comments

In August 2008 the house and flat burned down in a fire and Perry made a claim on the policies, which were issued to the false identity.

'You can't manage a Westmeath team like you'd manage the Waterford team'
# Different Challenge
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# Different Challenge

'You can't manage a Westmeath team like you'd manage the Waterford team'

May 27th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,035 Views 1 Comment

Michael Ryan will be patrolling the sidelines this evening as Westmeath take on Offaly in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship.

At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant
# Littleton
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# Littleton

At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant

May 4th 2017, 4:36 PM 10,266 Views 28 Comments

Unions have said that they will not accept the plant’s closure.

Wins for Laois and Wexford in Leinster MHC as they march on to semi-finals
# Hurling
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# Hurling

Wins for Laois and Wexford in Leinster MHC as they march on to semi-finals

Apr 29th 2017, 7:13 PM 6,671 Views 1 Comment

They will now face Dublin and Kilkenny respectively.

Motorcyclist dies after collision with 4x4 in Tipperary
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# Tipperary

Motorcyclist dies after collision with 4x4 in Tipperary

Apr 28th 2017, 3:53 PM 18,929 Views 6 Comments

The driver of the 4×4 was uninjured.

Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London
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# Joseph Kelly

Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London

Apr 24th 2017, 11:45 AM 30,640 Views 40 Comments

Joseph Kelly had been in an argument shortly before his death.

Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders

Apr 16th 2017, 8:33 PM 4,543 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary will meet Wexford in the Division 3 final while Longford and Wicklow will contest the Division 4 decider.

'No parent wants to see their child go before them': Living day-to-day with cystic fibrosis
# 65 Roses Day
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# 65 Roses Day

'No parent wants to see their child go before them': Living day-to-day with cystic fibrosis

Apr 13th 2017, 6:07 AM 7,787 Views 5 Comments

Cystic fibrosis can be a life-changing condition for entire families.

Two men and a woman arrested after knife and hammer shop robbery
# Tullamore
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# Tullamore

Two men and a woman arrested after knife and hammer shop robbery

Apr 5th 2017, 6:52 PM 12,319 Views 5 Comments

No one injured in the incident.

Farrell makes three changes to Dublin U21 side aiming for fourth successive Leinster crown
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# Team News

Farrell makes three changes to Dublin U21 side aiming for fourth successive Leinster crown

Mar 29th 2017, 4:13 PM 4,167 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Offaly have stuck with the same 15 players who saw off Laois in the semi-final.

A number of homes evacuated as bomb disposal team attend scene in Tullamore
# Suspect Device
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# Suspect Device

A number of homes evacuated as bomb disposal team attend scene in Tullamore

Mar 10th 2017, 8:42 PM 13,880 Views 6 Comments

The scene was declared safe at 5.20pm.

The great story behind *that* photo of a dog and an auld lad having a Guinness
# The Lads
# The Lads

The great story behind *that* photo of a dog and an auld lad having a Guinness

Mar 6th 2017, 8:00 AM 12,567 Views 4 Comments

Meet Ollie and Oscar.

App that encourages children with autism to make eye contact wins at BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp
# Early Intervention
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# Early Intervention

App that encourages children with autism to make eye contact wins at BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp

Mar 4th 2017, 8:30 AM 15,362 Views 12 Comments

The winners were selected by a judging panel of business professionals following an intensive four day workshop at NovaUCD.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man (30s) dies in single vehicle crash last night
# Offaly
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# Offaly

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man (30s) dies in single vehicle crash last night

Feb 13th 2017, 8:25 AM 14,878 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí said that a man in his 30s died after the car he was travelling in left the road and hit a tree.

This town has the highest rate of empty shops and offices in Ireland
# Unused
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# Unused

This town has the highest rate of empty shops and offices in Ireland

Feb 7th 2017, 3:00 PM 63,306 Views 40 Comments

Almost one-third of commercial property is lying unused in Edenderry, County Offaly.

Elderly man dies after car collides with bin truck in Tullamore
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# Road Death

Elderly man dies after car collides with bin truck in Tullamore

Feb 4th 2017, 10:58 AM 12,581 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly
# Operation Thor
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# Operation Thor

Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly

Jan 31st 2017, 7:29 AM 13,013 Views 0 Comments

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

Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her
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# Offaly

Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:30 PM 34,180 Views 0 Comments

The man apologised in court for not admitting to abusing his daughter when she was aged between 10-12 years old.

They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village?
# In Moneygall
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# In Moneygall

They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village?

Jan 19th 2017, 7:45 PM 29,706 Views 40 Comments

As the sun sets on the Obama presidency, we spend a day in Moneygall.

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

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

Jan 16th 2017, 1:03 PM 10,111 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
# Assault
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# Assault

Man critical after being stabbed multiple times in Offaly overnight

Jan 15th 2017, 2:19 PM 26,810 Views 8 Comments

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

Welcome to the jungle! 13 new managers getting set for the 2017 inter-county GAA season
# New Men In Charge
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# New Men In Charge

Welcome to the jungle! 13 new managers getting set for the 2017 inter-county GAA season

Jan 5th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,249 Views 6 Comments

We’ll have six new managers in football and seven in hurling.

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns
# Jobs Saved
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# Jobs Saved

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:03 PM 9,961 Views 33 Comments

Hundreds of jobs are safe, but concerns have been raised about the environmental impact of the Co Offaly plant.

A cafe in Tullamore is serving free dinner on Christmas Day for people who are struggling
# Christmas Dinner
# Christmas Dinner

A cafe in Tullamore is serving free dinner on Christmas Day for people who are struggling

Dec 16th 2016, 10:23 AM 25,753 Views 40 Comments

Hats off to The Bakehouse.

Gardaí want to speak to person who called them before pedestrian was killed
# Offaly
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# Offaly

Gardaí want to speak to person who called them before pedestrian was killed

Dec 14th 2016, 4:00 PM 36,813 Views 25 Comments

The 26-year-old was killed on the N52 at Durrow, Co Offaly.

Gardaí considered other possible causes of death in case of GP accused of killing daughter
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# Manslaughter

Gardaí considered other possible causes of death in case of GP accused of killing daughter

Dec 6th 2016, 5:51 PM 16,008 Views 0 Comments

Bernadette Scully is accused of the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter by giving her too much sedative.

'It's not going to happen': Rhode to be without Army duo for Leinster final
# Absentees
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# Absentees

'It's not going to happen': Rhode to be without Army duo for Leinster final

Dec 6th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,687 Views 0 Comments

Rhode tried to bring Anton Sullivan and Jake Kavanagh home for the decider, but captain Niall McNamee says it’s a non-runner.

Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley
# Midland Regional
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# Midland Regional

Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley

Dec 2nd 2016, 5:22 PM 10,413 Views 61 Comments

The woman, believed to be 103, finally got a bed this morning.

Bernadette Scully manslaughter trial hears her care of disabled child was "nothing short of superb"
# Courts
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# Courts

Bernadette Scully manslaughter trial hears her care of disabled child was "nothing short of superb"

Dec 2nd 2016, 4:44 PM 17,889 Views 0 Comments

The Offaly GP is accused of killing her daughter with anan excessive dose of chloral hydrate.

Partner of GP says daughter she is accused of killing was her 'number one priority'
# Manslaughter
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# Manslaughter

Partner of GP says daughter she is accused of killing was her 'number one priority'

Nov 30th 2016, 8:10 PM 17,013 Views 0 Comments

Andrius Kozlovskis told the trial of his horror at finding 11-year-old Emily cold in her bed.

Army tour to Lebanon will rob Leinster challengers Rhode of duo
# Jetting Off
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# Jetting Off

Army tour to Lebanon will rob Leinster challengers Rhode of duo

Nov 14th 2016, 1:56 PM 7,192 Views 0 Comments

Rhode boss Paschal Kellaghan confirmed Anton Sullivan and Jake Kavanagh are flying out with the Defence Forces on Thursday.

Here's what Offaly man Joe Troy makes of his epic Snapchat story going viral worldwide
# Mother Son Banter
# Mother Son Banter

Here's what Offaly man Joe Troy makes of his epic Snapchat story going viral worldwide

Oct 27th 2016, 8:51 AM 4,440 Views 1 Comment

“It just snowballed.”

This Offaly man's epic odyssey home from a night out made the best Snapchat story
# Long Road Home
# Long Road Home

This Offaly man's epic odyssey home from a night out made the best Snapchat story

Oct 23rd 2016, 3:47 PM 13,026 Views 1 Comment

Joe Troy’s 50km challenge.

Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building
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# Offaly

Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:27 PM 23,793 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened this morning at about 11.30am.

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'
# Anna May McHugh
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# Anna May McHugh

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

Sep 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 18,183 Views 10 Comments

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

Gardaí remove items of evidence from Philip Finnegan crime scene
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# Kildare

Gardaí remove items of evidence from Philip Finnegan crime scene

Sep 4th 2016, 2:38 PM 67,596 Views 37 Comments

Finnegan had been missing from his home in Dublin since last month.

11-year-old boy killed after bicycle crashed with car
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# Offaly

11-year-old boy killed after bicycle crashed with car

Sep 1st 2016, 11:20 AM 26,724 Views 58 Comments

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

'Some days I just cry and cry': Fiona Pender's mother on her daughter's disappearance
# 20 Years On
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# 20 Years On

'Some days I just cry and cry': Fiona Pender's mother on her daughter's disappearance

Aug 23rd 2016, 3:41 PM 16,997 Views 10 Comments

Fiona Pender (25) went missing on this day 20 years ago.