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Gardai investigating alleged assault at Athlone hotel

Gardai in Athlone are investigating an alleged assault which occurred at a hotel in Athlone last night. It has been confirmed to Shannonside FM that...

Irish Water to replace 1.5km of water mains in Ballinlough

Irish Water says it will take up to two months before they can begin the work of replacing concrete pipes in Ballinlough. The utility has...

Mohill mart to re-open this morning with new safety measures in place

Mohill mart is due to re-open today with a number of new safety rules in place. The mart closed earlier this month after a bull...

Leitrim County Council scrap plans to develop social housing in Carrick-on-Shannon

Leitrim County Council has scrapped plans for a controversial social-housing development in Carrick-on-Shannon. The government allocated the local authority €3.75 million to build 24 houses...

Leitrim JPC chair urges young people to share their views on policing

The chair of Leitrim's Joint Policing Committee is asking anyone concerned about crime against young people or youth issues to get in touch ahead...
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Man with Athlone address told no room for him at Central Mental Hospital

A court has released on bail a man who is mentally unfit for trial after hearing evidence there is no place for him in...

Three candidates to go forward at Sligo-Leitrim Fianna Fail convention

The Fianna Fail selection convention for the Sligo-Leitrim constituency has been confirmed for this Friday night. There are not likely to be many surprises on...

Way cleared for Irish Times to buy company which publishes Roscommon Herald

The Irish Times is a step closer to buying the company that publishes the Irish Examiner. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has cleared the...

Major funding boost for Mayo-Roscommon Hospice

The Mayo-Roscommon Hospice have been given a huge financial boost after being named one of the GAA's designated charities for 2018. The voluntary group earlier...

Leitrim company hopes to produce high end electric car

A Leitrim-based company is hopeful of producing a high end electric car for the Irish market in the next 18 months. Fintos Electric cars are...

Longford looking to finish season with cup win

Longford Rugby club will take on Naas in the Provincial Towns plate final in Edenderry at 3pm on Sunday. Longford have finished third in Division...

Renewed confidence in camp ahead of Finn Harps encounter

Longford Town knocked out  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers out of the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night with a one...

Leddy salutes Muldoon’s contribution to the Connacht cause

After 327 games for Connacht their captain John Muldoon will be retiring after Saturday’s game with Leinster. The former International flanker will now join the...

Bernard (Benny) Browne

Bernard (Benny) Browne St Anne’s Terrace, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Stella Maris Nursing Home Chapel today (Fri) from six o’clock with Removal at...

Joe Berrigan

Joe Berrigan Clonark, Cornafulla, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Retreat Nursing Home Chapel tomorrow evening (Fri) from five o’clock until seven o’clock. Mass of the Resurrection on...

Bernadette Fallon

Bernadette Fallon. Forest View, Ballygar, Co. Galway and formerly of Gowla, Ballinamore-Bridge. Wednesday, April, 25th, 2018. Reposing at Moran’s Funeral Home, Ballygar tomorrow evening...

Fancy a cup of nettle tea?

Most of us would think of nettles simply as 'stinging weeds' However, before you throw it out of your garden and into your bin, take...

Is the Pope coming to the West?

  ''I have no confirmation..but it's not to say it mightn't happen'' Fr Richard Gibbons who is the Parish Priest in Knock spoke to us on...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 2304

Sportsbeat is on every Monday evening between 8 and 9. A look back on the Monaghan Stages Rally with Sean McCaffrey, as well interviews conducted by...