Saturday, October 21, 2017

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    The Wind That Blows with Martin Donohue

Westmeath

Public consultation into new Ballymahon to Athlone route

A public consultation event it to is held next week ahead of a plan to create an entirely new route linking Ballymahon to Athlone. Earlier...

PODCAST: Special on complaints at direct-provision centres

On Let's Talk on Wednesday, Nasc Ireland's communications and campaigns manager, Jennifer DeWan, spoke in depth about the direct-provision system in Ireland after scathing...

Immigrant body demands overhaul of local direct-provision centres

The Irish Immigrant Support Centre has claimed the current system for asylum-seekers is 'broken' and needs to be radically overhauled. That's after details were today...
Trolley

Tullamore Hospital reporting serious overcrowding this afternoon

The Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore has the joint second highest number of people awaiting admission at its A+E department this afternoon. Figures from the...
ESB

ESB say no major electricity faults in Shannonside region this morning

The ESB is not reporting any major electricity faults across the Shannonside region this morning. Nationally 100,000 people are still without power due to Storm...
Direct provision Athlone

EXCLUSIVE: Athlone asylum-seekers very critical of care at direct provision centre

Up to 175 asylum-seekers from the direct provision centre in Athlone have strongly complained about the care they're receiving. They've told the Department of Justice...

People in the midlands will be helped at Athlone Pieta House

A staff member with the new Pieta House service in Athlone says he believes the facility will be able to help many people in...
Aqua

Second body taken from River Shannon in recent days

Sub aqua divers in Athlone recovered a second body from the River Shannon today. Divers from Athlone and Roscommon sub aqua units carried out searches...
Garda

Athlone Gardai seeking help tracking down two Audi cars they believe were involved in...

Gardai in Athlone are asking the public to be on the lookout for two cars they suspect may have been involved in crimes in...
Aqua

Athlone Sub Aqua club thanks local voluntary groups for aiding in rescue mission

The Athlone Sub-Aqua Club is offering its thanks to several other local clubs which helped its volunteers during two operations last weekend in the...

Aughnasheelin Bow Out Of Connacht Intermediate Championship

St.John’s 3-12 Aughnasheelin 0-3 Aughnasheelin bowed out of the Connacht intermediate football championship following a one sided defeat to Sligo’s St. John’s. Aughnasheelin failed to register a...

Roscommon Set For Leitrim Connacht Semi-Final

Roscommon and Leitrim were paired with each other in a potential 2018 Connacht Senior Football championship semi-final. Brendan Guckian’s side face the potential banana skin...

St. Michael’s Moment In Time Wins Out

St. Michael’s GAA, Roscommon have won a Digital Clock and Scoreboard courtesy of EirGrid as part of the GAA Moments in Time Online Competition. “First...

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford. Saturday, October 21st, in his 83rd year Reposing at his home tomorrow (Sun) from three o’clock until nine o’clock. Removal on...

Denis Igoe

Denis Igoe Pearsonsbrook, Glasson, Athlone. Friday October 20th peacefully in Roscommon Hospital. Deeply regretted by his wife Betty, daughter Maura, sons Liam, Michael, Denis, John, Oliver and...

Gerry Callaghan

Gerry Callaghan Drinane, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Friday, October 20th. Beloved husband of Teresa, adored Dad of Olivia and Fiona, much loved son of Tom and the late...

Podcast:Michael Glaveys win Roscommon intermediate title

Michael Glaveys have won their fifth Roscommon Mulryan Construction intermediate final while Fuerty lost their third final in a row. Glaveys defeated Fuerty  by...

Podcast: James McClean is Ireland’s Number One!

James McClean is the man of the Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign! Martin O’Neill's side made the paly-off's for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on...

Podcast: Baseball a growing sport

Baseball is a minority sport in the country but that does not mean it hasn’t had its success  with the Comets team from Cavan are...