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Man arrested in Athlone allegedly trying to break-into cars

A man has been arrested by Gardai in Athlone after being disturbed while allegedly trying to break into a car last night. The man,...

Ploughing Championships to take place on Friday

The National Ploughing Championships will now go ahead on Friday to make up for today’s cancellation.The event in Screggan, Co Offaly had to be...

Ploughing Championship called off due to Storm Ali

The second day of the National Ploughing Championships has been cancelled due to Storm Ali.Organisers met this morning to assess the situation after delaying...
Crash

Traffic delays in Athlone after tree falls on car at White Gates

Gardai in Athlone are warning people of major traffic delays on the Ballymahon road into the town.A tree fell on a car at the...

Report highlights problems at Athlone direct-provision centre

A new report has identified a number of issues and fire-safety risks in the direct-provision centre in Athlone.The operator of the development claims all...

Mullingar woman pleads guilty to 25 charges of causing suffering to her pets

A Westmeath woman has pleaded guilty to 25 charges under the Animal Health and Welfare Act including causing unnecessary suffering to a number of...
Peter Burke

Burke abused for wanting to change alcohol bill

A Shannonside TD has claimed he received online abuse for wanting to table amendments to a controversial piece of legislation due back before the Oireachtas...

Concern over traffic congestion on Garrycastle road at Athlone IT

A Westmeath councillor is proposing that Athlone IT could allow buses onto campus to pick up and drop off students in order to alleviate...

Gardaí hunt suspect of Athlone burglary

A computer console has been stolen in a burglary near Athlone.On Saturday afternoon between 4 and 5 o'clock, a person went in an unlocked...

Hens available for adoption in the Shannonside region today

Shannonside animal lovers who might be interested in giving hens a new lease of life are being advised that special hen drops are taking...

Longford Town Miss Out On Play-Off Place

LONGFORD TOWN 2UCD 2Longford Town’s season has ended and Neale Fenn’s side have missed out on a place in the SSE Airtricity League first...

Leitrim GAA Results

Saturday 22th September2018 Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior Football ChampionshipQuarter-final replayBallinamore-Sean O'Heslin's 1-6 Glencar-Manorhamilton 1-21Relegation play-offAughnasheelin 0-13 Dromahair-St Patrick's 2-42018 Pyramid Bookmakers Leitrim Junior A Football...

Ballinamore Sean O’Heslins Out of Championship

Glencar/Manorhamilton 1-21Ballinamore Sean O’Heslins 1-06Ballinamore Sean O’Heslin’s are out of the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship with a 15 points defeat to Glencar/Manorhamilton.The...

Marie Burke (nee Scott)

The death has occurred of Marie Burke(nee Scott), 23 Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon peacefully at her home on the 21st of September 2018.Deeply...

Thomas Ward

Thomas Ward                                        St Raphaels, Baylough, Athlone, 23rd September.Reposing at his residence tomorrow (Mon) from half past four until eight o’clock.                 Removal on Tuesday...

Gregory (Greg) Tiernan

Gregory (Greg) TiernanMain Street Castlerea Co. Roscommon, peacefully at the Mayo University Hospital 23rd September 2018.Reposing at McDonagh's Funeral Home Castlerea on Monday evening from...

LISTEN: Interview with new owner of iconic Carrick premises

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

PODCAST: Focus on Carrick coffee roastery

One of the many businesses based in Leitrim’s technology enterprise centre, called the Hive in Carrick-on-Shannon, is a successful coffee roastery.Art of Coffee was...

PODCAST: Special focus on adult literacy

September is National Adult Literacy Month and the National Adult Literacy Agency has launched an information campaign called 'Take the First Step'.To find out...