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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Gardai investigating alleged assault at Athlone hotel

Gardai in Athlone are investigating an alleged assault which occurred at a hotel in Athlone last night. It has been confirmed to Shannonside FM that...
Court

Man with Athlone address told no room for him at Central Mental Hospital

A court has released on bail a man who is mentally unfit for trial after hearing evidence there is no place for him in...

INMO expresses concern over plans to reduce staffing levels at St Vincent’s in Athlone

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says it has serious concerns over plans by the HSE to lower the ratio of nurses to health...

Midlands benefits from €1.3b water-investment plan

Irish Water is going ahead with plans to bring water from the Shannon to Dublin and the midlands. The €1.3-billion pipeline will supply 40 per cent...

€30,000’s worth of drugs seized in Athlone

A foreign national is due in court today in connection a large drugs seizure in Athlone. On Saturday night at 10.30, gardaí stopped a motorbike...

St Ciaran’s NS in Baylin has been given go ahead for extension

Staff and pupils at St Ciaran's NS in Baylin are celebrating this weekend after a major extension to their school was given the go...

Sligo firm secures €8m contract for Athlone Garda station

The contract for the €8.3-million revamp of Athlone Garda station has been awarded to Sligo firm Kilcawley Construction. Speaking in Athlone this morning, Justice Minister...

Fishermen rescued as boat sinks on Lough Ree

Two fishermen have been rescued on Lough Ree after their boat got into difficulty in choppy waters. On Wednesday afternoon, their boat started taking in...

Athlone school wins Junk Kouture national final

A group from Our Lady’s Bower in Athlone won the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture final last night. A total of 86 student models performed...

‘Boxer’ pleased he’ll continue as junior minister until next election

The controversy over the OPW junior ministry has been resolved, with confirmation Kevin 'Boxer' Moran will continue in the role for the remainder of...

Longford looking to finish season with cup win

Longford Rugby club will take on Naas in the Provincial Towns plate final in Edenderry at 3pm on Sunday. Longford have finished third in Division...

Renewed confidence in camp ahead of Finn Harps encounter

Longford Town knocked out  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers out of the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night with a one...

Leddy salutes Muldoon’s contribution to the Connacht cause

After 327 games for Connacht their captain John Muldoon will be retiring after Saturday’s game with Leinster. The former International flanker will now join the...

Joe Berrigan

Joe Berrigan Clonark, Cornafulla, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Retreat Nursing Home Chapel tomorrow evening (Fri) from five o’clock until seven o’clock. Mass of the Resurrection on...

Bernadette Fallon

Bernadette Fallon. Forest View, Ballygar, Co. Galway and formerly of Gowla, Ballinamore-Bridge. Wednesday, April, 25th, 2018. Reposing at Moran’s Funeral Home, Ballygar tomorrow evening...

Anne Brennan (nee Egan)

Anne Brennan (nee Egan) Corskeagh, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, April, 26th at the Galway Clinic. Sadly missed by her husband Eugene, mother Mary, brother Paddy, sisters Celia...

Fancy a cup of nettle tea?

Most of us would think of nettles simply as 'stinging weeds' However, before you throw it out of your garden and into your bin, take...

Is the Pope coming to the West?

  ''I have no confirmation..but it's not to say it mightn't happen'' Fr Richard Gibbons who is the Parish Priest in Knock spoke to us on...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 2304

Sportsbeat is on every Monday evening between 8 and 9. A look back on the Monaghan Stages Rally with Sean McCaffrey, as well interviews conducted by...