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Water restrictions in force overnight in parts of Athlone

Despite a break in the weather today, parts of Athlone and the surrounding areas will experience water restrictions tonight. Full water restrictions are being enforced...

Athlone Gardai investigating after break-in to charity shop

Gardai in Athlone are investigating after a break-in at a charity shop in the town earlier this week. Employees at the NCBI shop discovered that...

Local meteorologist predicts cooling of summer heatwave this weekend

The intense summer heatwave could be coming to an end in the next few days. A meteorologist based in the Shannonside region is predicting rain...

Athlone praised by I.T company seeking to increase workforce by 200 new employees

Athlone has been praised as an ideal location to attract new employees by a company expanding its workforce by up to 200 people. Neueda Technologies has...

Warning issued over bogus callers in Athlone

Westmeath County Council is warning people in Athlone of bogus callers claiming to be from the local authority. The council says bogus tradesmen have been...

200 new jobs announced for Athlone

200 new jobs have been announced for Athlone. Neueda Technologies is to develop a software engineering hub in the town which will create up to...

More ATMs needed on the west side of Athlone

Westmeath senator, Gabrielle McFadden, is calling for more ATMs on the west side of Athlone, as part of a regeneration of the area. At present,...

PODCAST: AIT hosts International Wheelchair and Amputee Games

Athletes from around the world have gathered in Athlone in anticipation of the 2018 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Youth World Games. Professor...

HIQA report finds concerns over medication safety at Mullingar Hospital

The health watchdog has identified 'significant concerns' about medication safety in Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar. It claims the lack of clinical pharmacy services in...

New Longford-Westmeath Labour candidate admits retaining party seat a challenge

Labour's newly selected general election candidate for Longford/Westmeath says retaining the seat will be a major challenge. Former Westmeath fooballer Alan Mangan was selected last...

Mayo off to All-Ireland Ladies Flier

Depleted Mayo lay marker for All-Ireland campaign By Declan Rooney Mayo manager Peter Leahy was not one bit surprised to see his team sparkle against Cavan...

Kildare land ladies minor B final

Kildare 2-15 Roscommon 2-06 From Aisling Clery in Moate Kildare were singing in the rain as they were crowned All-Ireland minor B champions  in front of a...

Tyrone crushed Roscommon in Super-8 Opener

Roscommon 2-12 Tyrone 4-24 Roscommon’s opening game of the super-eight’s quickly turned into a nightmare as Tyrone won out by 18 points. Richie Donnelly, Niall Sluggan, Conor...

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan No. 4 Carrickmor, Boyle, Co.Roscommon, and formerly Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, Dublin 15. Peacefully at the Matter Private, Dublin surrounded by her loving family. Deeply...

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry Hampstead, London and late of Newtownforbes, Co. Longford Wednesday 11th July in London. Brother of the late Jim McGarry, Publican. ...

Margaret O’Hara

Margaret O’Hara. Lanna Aoibhinn, Townparks, Longford. Monday, 16th, July Pre-deceased by her father James. Margaret will be sadly missed and remembered with love by...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...

LISTEN: Outrage over antisocial behaviour in Bailieborough

After highlighting antisocial behaviour in Longford yesterday, today’s Joe Finnegan Show focused on the similar incidents in Bailieborough, Co Cavan. PJ Barry, the secretary of...

Londoner claims local tourism signage ‘outdated’

Londoner Christina has been holidaying in Cavan since she was a child and regularly visits the area with her husband and two young children. But...