Tuesday, June 27, 2017

On-Air Now

  • Photo: Michelle Ghee. www.gphotos.ie
    Let's Talk with Anne Norris

Westmeath

Athlone Sinn Fein councillor alleges he was victim of bullying from party members

A Westmeath Sinn Fein Councillor has alleged he was subject to intense bullying from party members over the 18 months. Councillor Paul Hogan claims he...

Man dies at Body and Soul festival

A man has died at the Body and Soul festival in county Westmeath. The 31 year old collapsed and was treated at the festival's medical...
Boxer Moran

‘Boxer’ proposes free entry to all OPW sites for under 12s

Independent Longford-Westmeath TD Kevin Boxer is proposing to make all OPW sites free to children under 12 in order to drive tourist numbers. The Minister...

Information day on one-way Athlone system

People will face some inconvenience during work on the new one-way system in Athlone, but they will be delighted with the improvement in the...

Burke defends gender-balance in Cabinet

Longford-Westmeath deputy Peter Burke is defending the new Taoiseach's gender balance in the senior and junior ministerial ranks. The Mullingar-based TD says criticism of the...

Planning go-ahead for Athlone 50-jobs plant

A new pharmaceutical plant in Athlone is well on track to employ 50 people, with planning permission granted this week. Westmeath County Council has given...

Labour hosts branch AGM in Mullingar

The Longford/Westmeath branch of the Labour party will hold its AGM tonight. The meeting takes place in the Greville Arms in Mullingar at 8 o'clock. Labour's...

Oil giant takes stake in Athlone based Oxymem

A wastewater treatment business co-founded by a Lanesboro native has secured the backing of the world's largest oil company. Athlone based Oxymem which employs 22...

TriAthlone receives major cash boost from local council

One of the region's biggest sporting events has been given a cash boost of €8,000 by councilllors in Athlone. TriAthlone which is one of the...

Relic of Mother Teresa to arrive in Athlone this weekend

A first class relic of St Teresa of Calcutta is to arrive in Athlone tomorrow. Mother Teresa, who was canonised by Pope Francis last year,...

Leitrim drawn against Carlow in the Football Qualifiers

The GAA All-Ireland Championship Round 2B Football Draw and Round 1 Hurling Draws took place earlier this morning. In the Football draw Leitrim will take...

Michael Glaveys, Kilglass Gaels & Castlerea enjoy Championship wins

In Roscommon GAA circles over the weekend the Junior “A” Football championship dominated proceedings. Kilglass Gaels defeated St Ronan’s while Michael Glaveys had five...

Leitrim GAA Club Round Up

The Leitrim football team will find out shortly who they will be facing in the All Ireland football qualifiers. Over the course of the weekend...

Mary Kate Fox (nee Reilly)

Mary Kate Fox (nee Reilly). Lisnanagh, Edgewortstown, Co Longford. Monday, June, 26th peacefully in St Vincent’s Care Centre, South West Hospice, Athlone. Sadly missed by her husband...

Catherine (Kate) McCaffrey

Catherine (Kate) McCaffrey. Lisalway, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, June, 24th suddenly. Sadly missed by her mother Mary, father Patsy, sisters Helen, Fiona and Florence, brother...

Sheila O’Donoghue (Nee Walsh) 

Sheila O'Donoghue (Nee Walsh) formally of Donoghue's Hardware, Main Street, Granard, Co Longford, Monday 26th June peacefully surrounded by her family at St Francis Hospice, Raheny. Predeceased by...

PODCAST: Eurona Ireland launch new broadband product

Barry Wilson General Manager of Eurona Arden Broadband Ireland; John O’Hare – CEO of Azotel Technology; and Matt Mangriotis – Director of Product Management,...

PODCAST: FF TD Eugene Murphy calls out Leo Varadkar in tweet

It was all politics this morning on the Joe Finnegan Show, where Joe spoke to Roscommon Galway Fianna Fáil Deputy Eugene Murphy to find...

PODCAST: Do you know someone who needs a pet sitter so they can go...

The Heads & Tails Pet Care Service is a pet care service with a difference that has been launched at Vita House in Roscommon....