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# birr - Friday 26 February, 2021

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Fri 8:07 AM 13,629 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

# birr - Monday 28 December, 2020

Clare All-Ireland winner appointed as manager of Offaly's Birr
# Banner Boss
From The42
# Banner Boss

Clare All-Ireland winner appointed as manager of Offaly's Birr

Dec 28th 2020, 10:33 PM 18,137 Views 1 Comment

Brendan Bugler takes over Birr, while former Dublin ladies S&C coach Ken Robinson has been added to the Westmeath football set-up.

# birr - Monday 23 November, 2020

Search stood down for man missing from Co Offaly
# Pat Walsh
# Pat Walsh

Search stood down for man missing from Co Offaly

Nov 23rd 2020, 10:48 PM 27,688 Views 0 Comments

The search for Pat Walsh has been stood down.

# birr - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Tributes paid after passing of well-known hurling figures in Limerick and Offaly
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Tributes paid after passing of well-known hurling figures in Limerick and Offaly

Nov 7th 2020, 10:14 PM 38,280 Views 6 Comments

Patrickswell paid tribute to county winner Paul Carey while the Birr club are mourning the passing of Adrian Cahill.

# birr - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things

Oct 31st 2020, 8:45 AM 10,634 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old loosehead was in excellent form last season before the lockdown.

# birr - Monday 12 October, 2020

Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by car in Offaly
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by car in Offaly

Oct 12th 2020, 6:59 AM 19,785 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# birr - Monday 11 May, 2020

Three men arrested after €100,000 cannabis seizure in Co Offaly
# Birr
# Birr

Three men arrested after €100,000 cannabis seizure in Co Offaly

May 11th 2020, 7:46 PM 21,195 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search at a house in Birr, Co Offaly today, where the seizure was made.

# birr - Thursday 2 January, 2020

85-year-old man killed in road traffic collision in Offaly
# Birr
# Birr

85-year-old man killed in road traffic collision in Offaly

Jan 2nd 2020, 11:08 PM 17,323 Views 2 Comments

The collision happened at about 6pm this evening.

# birr - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Cyclist (70s) dies following collision with van in Co Offaly
# Roscrea
# Roscrea

Cyclist (70s) dies following collision with van in Co Offaly

Oct 10th 2019, 4:33 PM 11,799 Views 1 Comment

The man was pronounced dead on Wednesday as a result of his injuries.

# birr - Friday 1 February, 2019

Gardaí investigate after man (35) dies in single vehicle collision
# Offaly
# Offaly

Gardaí investigate after man (35) dies in single vehicle collision

Feb 1st 2019, 7:24 PM 25,242 Views 8 Comments

It’s understood the car was travelling from Lusmagh towards Victoria Lough when it left the road and struck a wall.

# birr - Friday 12 October, 2018

Hit-and-run driver jailed for 8 years for killing Irish banjo player
# Luton Crown Court
# Luton Crown Court

Hit-and-run driver jailed for 8 years for killing Irish banjo player

Oct 12th 2018, 5:20 PM 17,053 Views 17 Comments

Carl Lawrence said he thought he had hit a dog when his car struck father-of-five, William Corrigan.

# birr - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'I have a brother and I don't want him getting the farm either!'
# Del Boy
From The42
# Del Boy

'I have a brother and I don't want him getting the farm either!'

Jul 28th 2018, 7:15 AM 33,333 Views 7 Comments

Connacht hooker Shane Delahunt is still balancing farming and professional rugby.

# birr - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Leonard stars in 16-point win as Connacht champions hit the ground running
# Landslide
From The42
# Landslide

Leonard stars in 16-point win as Connacht champions hit the ground running

Jul 21st 2018, 7:26 PM 4,929 Views 1 Comment

Roisin Leonard starred as Galway booked their place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals in Birr on Saturday.

# birr - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Gardaí appeal for public's assistance in finding teenage girl missing since yesterday
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for public's assistance in finding teenage girl missing since yesterday

Jun 10th 2018, 2:40 PM 25,210 Views 5 Comments

Victoria Jul was last seen was last seen at about 2pm near her home on Hillside Drive.

# birr - Monday 7 May, 2018

Murray bags 3-5 as Wexford atone for last year's heartache to claim Division 3 honours
# GLORY AT LAST
From The42
# GLORY AT LAST

Murray bags 3-5 as Wexford atone for last year's heartache to claim Division 3 honours

May 7th 2018, 6:14 PM 5,237 Views 0 Comments

Wexford suffered final heartbreak against Tipperary after a replay in the Division 3 final last year.

# birr - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Investigation in Offaly after body of newborn found in boot of car
# Birr
# Birr

Investigation in Offaly after body of newborn found in boot of car

Apr 17th 2018, 8:03 AM 55,114 Views 11 Comments

A post-mortem concluded the baby died of natural causes.

# birr - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Man (70) dies after being hit by lorry in Offaly
# Ferbane
# Ferbane

Man (70) dies after being hit by lorry in Offaly

Jan 2nd 2018, 4:28 PM 19,104 Views 0 Comments

The man was pronounced dead at Tullamore hospital.

# birr - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Gardaí suspect blaze at Birr Workhouse may have been started maliciously
# Offaly
# Offaly

Gardaí suspect blaze at Birr Workhouse may have been started maliciously

Aug 2nd 2017, 1:05 PM 13,839 Views 13 Comments

The fire broke out at around 2.30pm yesterday afternoon.

# birr - Friday 14 July, 2017

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection
# Offaly
# Offaly

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection

Jul 14th 2017, 9:14 AM 10,784 Views 39 Comments

A full investigation is being carried out into the cause of the outbreak.

# birr - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly

Jan 31st 2017, 7:29 AM 12,995 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí carried out a number of planned searches at residential properties in the Birr area yesterday.

# birr - Monday 16 January, 2017

Man (21) to appear in court over serious assault in Offaly
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Man (21) to appear in court over serious assault in Offaly

Jan 16th 2017, 1:03 PM 10,096 Views 0 Comments

A man, aged in his mid 20s, suffered apparent stab wounds during the incident.

# birr - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Man critical after being stabbed multiple times in Offaly overnight
# Assault
# Assault

Man critical after being stabbed multiple times in Offaly overnight

Jan 15th 2017, 2:19 PM 26,780 Views 8 Comments

That assault happened in Birr and a man has been arrested.

# birr - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Woman knocked down by lorry as she crossed a road in Birr
# Tullamore Road
# Tullamore Road

Woman knocked down by lorry as she crossed a road in Birr

Dec 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 10,206 Views 2 Comments

She remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# birr - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash
# Road Death
# Road Death

Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash

Sep 24th 2014, 1:55 PM 10,720 Views 2 Comments

The man’s car struck a ditch this morning and he was fatally injured.

# birr - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Teenager due in court over assault on man in 50s
# Birr
# Birr

Teenager due in court over assault on man in 50s

Feb 12th 2014, 8:40 AM 8,314 Views 4 Comments

The man was left with serious head injuries, and was airlifted to Beaumont Hospital’s specialist unit for further treatment.

# birr - Monday 11 November, 2013

Another grow house uncovered by gardaí, over €200k of cannabis seized
# Drugs
# Drugs

Another grow house uncovered by gardaí, over €200k of cannabis seized

Nov 11th 2013, 10:46 PM 13,986 Views 31 Comments

The discovery was made at a premises in Birr Co. Offaly today with a 20-year-old man arrested at the scene.

# birr - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Kilcormac-Killoughey retain Offaly senior hurling crown
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Kilcormac-Killoughey retain Offaly senior hurling crown

Oct 6th 2013, 6:29 PM 1,568 Views 0 Comments

Last March’s beaten All-Ireland club finalists defeated Birr this afternoon.

# birr - Friday 16 August, 2013

Teen charged over blinding female emigrant with glass bottle in Birr
# The Gathering
# The Gathering

Teen charged over blinding female emigrant with glass bottle in Birr

Aug 16th 2013, 8:55 AM 18,472 Views 0 Comments

Marie Gauvin, a Birr native was visiting Ireland from Canada for The Gathering when she was hit by a glass, leaving her blind.

# birr - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant
# Strike
# Strike

Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant

Jul 3rd 2013, 4:43 PM 6,783 Views 31 Comments

The workers are looking for an increase in pay rates as well as the reintroduction of overtime rates and a premium rate for shift workers.

# birr - Sunday 17 March, 2013

My club's greatest day...
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

My club's greatest day...

Mar 17th 2013, 11:22 AM 3,000 Views 0 Comments

Daithi Regan, Mick O’Keeffe and Darren Frehill recall when their club claimed All-Ireland senior glory.

# birr - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be buried tomorrow
# RIP
# RIP

Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be buried tomorrow

Jan 2nd 2013, 10:55 AM 7,712 Views 8 Comments

The 37-year-old Offaly native went missing in Wales last October. A man has since been charged with her murder.

# birr - Friday 14 December, 2012

Report into Birr plane crash found ‘no technical defect’
# Air Crash
# Air Crash

Report into Birr plane crash found ‘no technical defect’

Dec 14th 2012, 5:58 PM 5,344 Views 4 Comments

Flying instructor Niall Doherty and trainee Damien Deegan died in the crash last month.

# birr - Monday 12 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nov 12th 2012, 8:30 AM 10,050 Views 11 Comments

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know today.

# birr - Monday 5 November, 2012

Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence

Nov 5th 2012, 4:51 PM 29,414 Views 24 Comments

The Portarlington teenager’s remains were recovered from a river in Ferbane this afternoon.

# birr - Friday 19 October, 2012

Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared
# Disappearance
# Disappearance

Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared

Oct 19th 2012, 7:46 AM 14,002 Views 1 Comment

Police are said to be examining mobile phone records as part of their search for the missing Offaly woman.

# birr - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Oct 17th 2012, 8:01 PM 8,984 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# birr - Monday 3 September, 2012

Motorcyclist who collided with bus dies
# Road Death
# Road Death

Motorcyclist who collided with bus dies

Sep 3rd 2012, 7:15 PM 10,524 Views 7 Comments

The man in his 30s was seriously injured when the bike he was on collided with a bus at the weekend.

# birr - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with bus in Birr
# Roads
# Roads

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with bus in Birr

Sep 1st 2012, 7:07 PM 5,249 Views 4 Comments

The collision happened on the R439 at around 2.30pm this afternoon.

# birr - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Ladies SFC: Kerry keep lacklustre Dublin at bay
# Ladies SFC 2012
From The42
# Ladies SFC 2012

Ladies SFC: Kerry keep lacklustre Dublin at bay

Aug 19th 2012, 12:51 PM 625 Views 0 Comments

Kerry held off a late rally from Dublin to win by a single point in St Brendan’s Park, Birr.

# birr - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Two adults hospitalised after schoolbus crash in Co Offaly
# Roads
# Roads

Two adults hospitalised after schoolbus crash in Co Offaly

Jan 19th 2012, 5:08 PM 2,775 Views 1 Comment

The drivers of a schoolbus and a van are hospitalised with minor injuries after their two vehicles collided this afternoon.

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