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Woman threatened with knife in Athlone break-in

A woman was threatened with a knife during a burglary in Athlone last night.Shortly after 11 o’clock, a man entered a house in Brawny...

Weather warning as car overturns at Ballynacarrigy

Gardaí are dealing with an overturned car on the Mullingar/Ballynacarrigy road, just outside Ballynacarrigy itself.The news comes as motorists are being warned to be...

Adams admits to ‘acrimonious relationships’ in Sinn Féin in Longford-Westmeath

The president of Sinn Féin says he regrets the deterioration in relationships within the party in Longford-Westmeath recently after bullying allegations made by one...

Fianna Fáil slammed over one-candidate strategy in Westmeath

An Athlone Fianna Fáil councillor believes the party may have made a mistake by not selecting a third candidate to run for the party...

‘Boxer’ defends rise in compulsory-retirement age

The OPW Minister has denied the government is 'slave driving' public servants to work until they are 70 under new pension rules.The compulsory retirement age...

LISTEN: Sinn Féin chooses next general election candidate for Longford Westmeath

Westmeath Sinn Fein Councillor Sorca Clarke has been chosen to represent the party in the Longford Westmeath constituency in the next general election .Her...

Church Street night time works to continue for next fortnight

Night time works on Church Street in Athlone are expected to continue for the next fortnight.That's according to officials at Athlone Municipal District who...
Mullingar

Burke rejects leaked report’s claims of Shannonside maternity services moving to Tullamore

A proposal contained in a leaked document to centralise all maternity services in the Shannonside region in Tullamore has been dismissed by a local...
Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein Councillor admits allegations of bullying have damaged relationships within party locally

Sinn Fein's general election candidate for Longford Westmeath has admitted that recent allegations over bullying in the party has strained relationships among colleagues.Mullingar's Sorca...

Planning granted for new restaurant in Athlone

Westmeath County Council has granted planning permission for a new restaurant to be developed in Athlone.In September, Gusto Grub asked for the go-ahead to...

Leitrim GAA chairman vows to fine clubs €1,000 for ref abuse

At Monday night’s Leitrim GAA convention, county board chairman Terence Boyle vowed to get tough on clubs whose players abuse referees in 2018.In a...

Roscommon County board treasurer pledges to build Dermot Earley centre of excellence

The Roscommon GAA Convention took place this evening in the Abbey Hotel. Shannonside FM's Roscommon Commentator Willie Hegarty reports on what happened at the...

Podcast: Ireland’s fascination with the Cheltenham festival

Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and surprising stories are detailed...

Margaret Cahill (better known as Peg)

Margaret Cahill (better known as Peg)Mount Druid, Ballinagare, and Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon.Monday December 11th peacefully in her 92nd year.Deeply mourned by her nephews,...

Mary Ann Gildea (Cissy) (Nee Geoghegan)

Mary Ann Gildea (Nee Geoghegan) better known as cissie.Corlasko, Kilnagross, Carrick on shannon and formerly of Annaghselhenry, Kilnagross,Sunday, December, 10th peacefully at...

Maisie Doogue (née Reilly)

Maisie Doogue (née Reilly).Crieve, Killoe, Co Longford.Saturday, December, 9th.Reposing at Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown tomorrow (Mon) from five o’clock until half past seven....

Podcast: Ireland’s fascination with the Cheltenham festival

Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and surprising stories are detailed...

Curran and O’Carroll join Dolan at Brigid’s

St.Brigid’s Club executive committee have appointed a new internal senior management team for 2018 in Frankie Dolan, Mark O’Carroll and Shane Curran.Frankie Dolan will be heading...

”Today is a good news day” Tanaiste Simon Coveney

 The Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney told the Joe Finnegan Show ''today is a good news day'' following agreement with the EU and the...