Offaly Independent | News | Roundup Headlines Latest from the online edition en-gb Sat, 28 Nov 2015 04:01:28 +0000 Copyright (C) 2015 Celtic Media Group 77 Offaly Independent | News | Roundup Headlines Edenderry WW1 book launches this week A reference book detailing information on over 300 people from north Offaly who took part in World War One is to be launched next Wednesday in Edenderry.

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Geashill locals are 'Supporting Shirley' Wheelchair bound since last October, a local campaign - ‘Supporting Shirley’ - is hoping to raise enough money to provide 40-year-old mother-of-one Shirley Feery from Geashill with the space and facilities she so desperately needs.

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Brian Cowen speaks out on the occasion of the death of Albert Reynolds Brian Cowen has praised the "political bravery" and "wisdom" of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds, who has died.

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Tullamore now 6th in IBAL league Tullamore continued its waltz up the rankings of the Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) litter league this week.

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Edenderry councillor calls for Army patrols to help gardai An Edenderry councillor is looking for Army support for gardai.

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12 marathons, 12 counties and 12 days! Tullamore resident Denzil Jacobs begins his 12 marathons in 12 days challenge tomorrow.

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Data Protection Commissioner steps in as suspicion personal data unlawfully accessed The Data Protection Commissioner is investigating the activities of some private investigators, who are suspected of accessing personal data unlawfully and passing it on to credit unions.

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Offaly diver recovers Bronze Age sword from Shannon An Offaly scuba diver has recovered a 3,500-year-old Bronze Age sword from the Shannon.

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21-year-old Aisling is Tullamore's Young Farmer hope Tullamore's Aisling Molloy is the only woman in the running to win this year's Young Farmer of the Year competition.

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Missing man found safe and well A 39-year-old man who hadn't been seen since Monday morning in Banagher has been found safe and well.

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1,000 Offaly students to get Leaving Cert results today Just over 1,000 students who sat Leaving Cert exams in Offaly earlier this summer will find out the results of their efforts today.

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Gardai seek help in tracing missing Athlone man 39-year-old last seen on Monday morning in Banagher

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Missing man last seen in Banagher Gardai appeal for help to find 39-year-old Liam Murray.

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Tullamore College win SAGE World Cup in Moscow Tullamore College students are winners on the world stage.

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No overcrowding at Tullamore hospital today There are no patients on trolleys in the emergency department of the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore today.

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Edenderry arts initiative closes its doors for the last time The hugely popular Public Access Arts in Edenderry has closed.

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Competition: Calling all kids to Lough Boora Battle of Giants Children across Offaly and beyond are been called upon to take part in one of the most exciting family events of the summer in Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co. Offaly on Sunday August 24th from 12-5pm. 

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Body of missing Carmel Tynan located The body of missing 54-year-old Portarlington woman Carmel Tynan has been located.

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Funeral details for Liam Lyons announced Five-year-old Liam Lyons, who died tragically in a farm accident in Ferbane on Monday, will be laid to rest tomorrow morning (Thursday).

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Help sought to find 54-year-old Carmel Tynan Public help is being sought in a bid to find a woman last seen in Portarlington on Sunday morning.

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Ferbane farm accident claims life of 5-year-old boy A farm accident in Ferbane has claimed the life of a five-year-old boy.

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Rath native dies in Ferbane farm accident The community of Rath is in mourning today, following the death of five-year-old Liam Lyons in a farm accident yesterday (Monday).

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Lucky escape for pilot after helicopter crashes in Kinnitty Helicopter crashes this afternoon

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Visiting the grave of a heroic relative Tullamore man to visit relative's grave 100 years on from start of WW1.

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Birr Theatre to capture film on returning diaspora If you've come home from overseas for Birr Vintage Week, Birr Theatre wants to talk to you.

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