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Athlone IT: Door still open for community games return

The president of Athlone IT remains hopeful the Community Games will return to the college in the future.The event was held in the venue...

Inquest hears Athlone couple shot dead on sunbeds in Tunisia terror attack

The inquest into the deaths of three Irish people in the Tunisia terror attack has heard the gunman was aiming ‘very carefully’ at tourists.Martina...
Tunisia

Husband of woman killed in Tunisia terror attack hid in hotel room for safety

The inquest is underway into the deaths of three Irish people who were killed in the 2015 Tunisia terror attack.The husband of one of...

Inquest into deaths of Athlone couple killed in Tunisia terror attack opens today

An Inquest into the deaths of an Athlone couple killed in a terrorist attack in Tunisia three years ago will open in Dublin this...

Two drivers arrested for alleged drink driving offences in Athlone over the weekend

Two people were arrested for suspected drink driving in Athlone over the weekend.Gardai made the arrests in the town at routine drug and alcohol...

Two STI clinics to reopen in Shannonside region

It's reported that two sexual health clinics in the Shannonside region are to begin accepting referrals again this week.Earlier this month it was confirmed...
Ree

Tributes paid to last man to live on Inchbofin Island on Lough Ree

Tributes have been paid to the last inhabitant of Inchbofin Island on Lough Ree who passed away this week.John Connell who had lived all...

Athlone best fit for midlands regional development centre – 2040 plan

The document announced today says Athlone best fulfils the role in the Midlands of providing an accessible centre of employment and services that can...

Athlone’s Church Street goes one-way from today

The one-way traffic system on Athlone's Church Street comes into operation today as part of a €3m revamp of the town centre.Under the system,...
Garda

Registration plates stolen from several cars in Athlone

Gardaí in Athlone are investigating the theft of tin front registration plates from several cars in the town over the last two days.The number...

International rugby returning to Dubarry Park

In 2016, Dubarry Park in Athlone ceased hosting Ireland’s under 20 Six Nations rugby home games. The games were relocated to Donnybrook.It’s expected that...

SAINT FRANCIS LADIES LINED OUT AT PÁIDÍÓ SÉ TOURNAMENT

Leitrim’s St. Francis Ladies lined out in the intermediate competition last at weekend’s Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2018, the famed club Gaelic football tournament and festival...

Current Roscommon side can emulate the four-in-a-row legends

‘The Current Roscommon senior team and reigning Connacht champions can emulate the Roscommon team that won four Connacht championships in a row from 1977...

Patrick (Paddy) McDonagh

Patrick (Paddy) McDonaghFardrum, Athlone.Wednesday February 21st peacefully.Sdly missed by his loving wife Betsy, sister Agnes, sons, daughters, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, in-laws, relatives...

Darren O’Donnell

Darren O'Donnell.Corry, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim.Wednesday, February, 21stReposing at his late residence tomorrow (Fri) from 11.00am until 11.00pm.House private at all other...

Henry Hamilton

Henry HamiltonCranleybeg, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford and North Circular Road, Dublin.Tuesday February 20th peacefully at the Mater Hospital, Dublin.Predeceased by his brother Willie....

”I hope no family ever has to endure such pain again”

Martina and Larry Hayes from Athlone and Lorna Carty from Meath were among 38 people killed when a lone gunman opened fire at a...

Should we fear vulture funds?

 Permanent TSB has revealed the majority of the mortgages it's selling belong to private homeowners.A statement issued by the bank claims that 14-thousand out...

The perfect cup of tea

We Irish love our tea.New figures from Euro monitor international show we as a country are the fifth highest consumer in the world –...