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Planning permission sought for unmanned petrol station in Athlone

Planning permission is being sought for an unmanned petrol station to be developed in Athlone town.Pat Lynch has asked Westmeath County Council allow him...

Flood relocation scheme homes should be demolished

The property of people who might be successful in applying for the flood relocation scheme should be demolished.That's according to the Mayor of Athlone...

10,000 Shannonside homes without power

There are more than 10,000 properties in Shannonside region without electricity this morning.There are 6,410 homes in Athlone without power, due to a large line fault...

Relocation scheme to be limited – Boxer

Independent Alliance deputy Kevin Boxer Moran says a memo to be brought to Cabinet tomorrow about a voluntary relocation scheme for flood victims will...

Funding for major works at Athlone school

The Department of Education has granted funding approval for refurbishment and conversion works at Coláiste Chiaráin, the new secondary school in Summerhill, Athlone.The allocation...

Children’s Minister under fire from Castlepollard Mother and Baby home group

The group representing the Mother and Baby home in Castlepollard is hitting out at the Minister for Children for not acting upon calls for...

‘Society must examine itself over mother-and-baby revelations’

A spokesperson for the survivors of the Mother and Baby home in Castlepollard believes society itself needs to be examined in light of recent...

Castlepollard mother and baby home survivors release details of infant deaths

Survivors from a mother and baby home in Co Westmeath have released a list of everyone known to have died at the facility.The Castlepollard...

Ceremony in Athlone to mark Jadotville Day

A special ceremony is to be held in John McCormack Square in Athlone on October 21 to celebrate the first annual Jadotville Day.The Siege...

€5m new school building for Athlone

The principal of Coosan National School has admitted there has been excitement in the community this week, with the news a new primary school...

Buccaneers U20’s in next round of Purcell Cup

Just like the Seniors the Buccaneers U-20’s travelled Naas as the clubs squared up to each other in the Purcell Cup at sun-basked Dubarry...

Ladies lead the way in Roscommon

The Roscommon ladies put in a storming second half to see off a determined home side on a glorious Sunday afternoon last in the...

PIRATES CAPTURE TITLE

 BUCCANEERS 30 NAAS 23BUCCANEERS are Ulster Bank League Division 1B champions following their 30-23 victory over Naas in a thrilling and intensely competitive top...

Josephine Amooty (nee Darcy)

Josephine Amooty (nee Darcy)London and formerly of Ferbane, Co Offaly. Friday, March, 17th peacefully in the Whittington Hospital, London. Sadly missed by her husband...

Darren O’Neill

Darren O’Neill.Late of Assumption Road, Athlone.Saturday, March, 25th unexpectedly.Reposing at the residence of his sister Eileen and brother-in-law, P.J. Craughwell, at Clonbigney, Taughmaconnell today...

Mary Finnerty (nee Mc Manus)

Mary Finnerty (nee Mc Manus)Tanvey, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and Ballinasloe, Galway.Sunday, March, 26th peacefully surrounded by her family. Sadly missed by her husband...

PODCAST: Could cycling be dangerous for our health?

Blue skies, longer evenings and warmer temperatures all mean that more of us are out and about trying to lose weight, keep healthy, or...

PODCAST: Daffodil nurse Dympna talks about end of life care

Tomorrow marks the 30th annual Daffodil Day in Ireland when money is raised to support the Irish Cancer Society and the people they work...

PODCAST: Rahara National School’s One Good Idea

Sixth class students from Rahara National School have made it to the last 20 of the SEAI's One Good Idea competition. Their project helps...