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GP fees vary wildly from county to county
PATIENTS who need to see a GP privately can pay between a 30 and a 65 per visit, depending on where they live.
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Miraculous escape for little girl (3) who crashed family car
A three year old managed to avoid injury after starting a car and crashing the vehicle into the back of a truck.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Force bishops to stand down, survivor of abuse urges Pope
Pope Francis watches as Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, shows him news on a tablet during a meeting at the Vatican ONE of the two Irish survivors of clerical abuse who met Pope Francis urged the pontiff to change the church's rules on clerical celibacy and let priests marry as well as ... (more)
Killenaule - Moyglass
Second annual pilgrimage to Knock celebrating Corpus Christi took place on Sunday June 22nd.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Stephen Roche urges cyclists to go loopy for charity
CYCLING legend Stephen Roche and GAA star Johnny Doyle are urging cyclists to get on their bikes next month to raise vital funds for breast cancer research.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Bank in new bid to establish whether Dunne and Killilea are still married
ULSTER Bank has joined a US bankruptcy official in questioning the marital status of bust developer Sean Dunne and socialite Gayle Killilea.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Manuscripts to undergo preservation
Four ancient manuscripts are to undergo special preservation work to be digitised and put on show beside the Book of Kells.
Consultants concerned over mental health service
A group of consultant psychiatrists in the Carlow-Kilkenny-South Tipperary Mental Health Services have withdrawn confidence in the clinical management of the service, which they believe is unsafe.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Mass will be held in St Clare's Church on Sunday 22 June at 11.30am. If anyone wishes to add a patch to our remembrance quilt this year please design the patch for your baby on a piece of cloth measuring 6 inches x 6 inches square.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Concrete firm gets 100-day reprieve to save 163 jobs
MORE than 160 jobs at major concrete company Dan Morrissey Ltd may be saved after it was granted 100 days to come up with a rescue plan.
Dan Morrissey Ireland Ltd in interim examinership
A court application was made because the directors believe it is possible for the business to continue as a going concern by restructuring the debt and pay it off by continuing to trade.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Predictable party lines in Laois/Offaly
If anything in politics is predictable, it's the Laois-Offaly constituency. The one time marginal has been pretty much secured by Fianna Fail since the 1977 election and this time they field their three outgoing TDs, Hyland, Connolly and Cowen, along with Laois County Council chairman Joe Dunne, to retain their three seats.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Dunne divorce 'curveball' stirs the interest of chattering class
'SO are they or aren't they? Who? Why Sean and Gayle of course. I mean didn't you see? Didn't you hear what was in The Irish Times the other day? If the paper of record is asking if the Dunnes are divorced, then there must be something in it."
Fri Jun 13, 2014
McGuinness stands over call for health duo to resign
A war of words has erupted between Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee over claims that two of the country's most senior health officials should resign.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Appeal lodged on Graigue car wash
The owner of a car wash in Graiguecullen has appealed to An Bord Pleanala a decision by Laois County Council to refuse him permission to expand his business.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Are they divorced? Gayle to set record straight with US court but only in private
SOCIALITE Gayle Killilea has agreed to provide a US court with details of family law proceedings she took against her husband, bust developer Sean Dunne - but only if she receives assurances the information will not be made public.