Mountrath

16 results

Fire on Scar Mountain in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Wicklow Fire Service

A senior fire official has said he believes the major hill fire which swept through the Lough Dan area of Co Wicklow on Sunday was “started maliciousl(...)

 Judy Wall: Hospitable to all visitors, she loved banter, had a hearty laugh and was fond of music

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Claire Byrne: when she was 14 an inspiring teacher got her some work experience on a local newspaper. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

THE RTÉ PRESENTER GREW UP IN A FAMILY THAT HAD ‘BIG CONVERSATIONS ABOUT WHO TO VOTE FOR’. CHILDHOOD MENINGITIS PERMITTING, IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF (...)

A man who was arrested as a teenager for running an alleged explosives and firearm collection errand for a man since convicted over the murder of Gareth Hutch, wants the High Court to dismiss his prosecution due to a delay. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A man who was arrested as a teenager for running an alleged explosives and firearm collection errand for a man since convicted over the murder of Gare(...)

St Canice’s Credit Union in Kilkenny and Bagenalstown Credit Union in Carlow have passed special resolutions for a merger. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Two Leinster credit unions are eying up a merger that would create one of the country’s largest such lenders if the deal is given the green light by (...)

A Coillte helicopter takes water to a dam at the top of The Cut road in the Slieve Bloom mountains. Photograph: Laois Fire and Rescue/Twitter

People are again being asked to stay away from the Slieve Bloom mountains in counties Laois and Offaly as firefighting efforts continue on Saturday mo(...)

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(...)

The court heard Joseph Moore, with an address at Market Mews, Marlborough Village, Co Laois, answered ‘I am so sorry’ when charged with robbery of the filling station. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A 31-year-old man made a string of apologies when charged over a crime spree in Co Laois after a petrol station was raided, a woman’s life threatened,(...)

Occasional tantalising vistas open over the patchwork quilt of Ireland’s central lowlands

In past times, it seems, people rarely ventured into the Slieve Bloom Mountains. No heroic myths or tales of epic battles emanate from here. No great (...)

A man has been arrested following a armed robbery and hijacking in Laois overnight.

A man is being treated in hospital following a robbery and hijacking in Co Laois this morning. The incident began at the Emo filling station in Mount(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »