Cadamstown

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Kieran Byrne (58) died of head injuries in Beaumont Hospital

A man crushed by a bull at a Co Offaly farm died due to head injuries, an inquest heard. Kieran Byrne (58) from Cadamstown, Kinnity, Co Offaly was ta(...)

St Luna’s church in Cadamstown, Co Offaly, where the funeral Mass for Kieran Byrne took place on Sunday. Photograph: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage

Crowds lined the streets as the coffin of a hugely popular farmer was taken by tractor and trailer from his home to St Luna’s church in Cadamstown, Co(...)

Sightseers are also being warned to stay away from the Slieve Bloom mountains.  Photograph: Offaly Fire & Rescue Service/Facebook

Firefighters continue to battle a large forest fire along the Slieve Blooms on Thursday. Crews from Laois and Offaly returned to the mountainous are(...)

Rejoining  the Slieve Bloom Way, I encounter a stream known locally as Purcell’s Brook and  a beguiling little weir.

An economist is once reputed to have remarked, “I know this works in practice, but my worry is, will it work in theory?” He might have been referrin(...)