Water quality probe finds contamination across the region

A study of water quality tests has revealed a catalogue of incidents of contaminated supplies across The Avondhu region. In our investigation we examined water...

Environmentalist lashes council for Blackwater move

An environmental group has lashed out at Avondhu region councillors who criticised a ruling blocking development on the River Blackwater. As revealed by...

‘Community Connect’ programme answers the call

Covid-19 has presented challenges to local communities on a scale which they have never encountered before. As a result of this, the importance of...

Facing up to the great mask debate

It's generally accepted, we're benefiting from very sound advice in our efforts to beat the worst effects of Covid-19 and, as a result, the...

Great to be back say local golfers

With the reopening of our golf courses this week, the focus is firmly on the domestic market and our indigenous golfers - the bulk...

Lightning strike devastates Mitchelstown house

A Mitchelstown couple had a lucky escape as a lightning bolt blasted their home near the golf course last weekend.  The incident happened shortly after...

Cocooners taking exercise have to dodge other walkers

With Government restrictions gradually beginning to ease, people aged over 70, who have been cocooning for almost six weeks, are now being permitted to...

Watergrasshill company produce one millionth bottle of hand sanitiser

Mervue Laboratories, based in Watergrasshill, produced its millionth bottle of hand sanitiser for the HSE this week. Reaching the milestone figure took...

Local gospel choir hit all the right notes during lockdown

A catchy tune called ‘Zoom Boom Baby,’ has popped up in recent days on social media and on radio, and it’s hard to get...

Meat processing plants under the spotlight

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine announced to the Dáil on Thursday, 30 April, that six clusters of Covid-19 cases had been...

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