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Work will begin again on Church Street in Athlone in January

Work will begin again on Church Street in Athlone around the 7th of January following a break to allow for Christmas trade.Preparatory work began...

Home owners along the N55 to know by March if they will be affected...

House owners and land owners along the N55 between Ballymahon and Athlone should know by March 2018 if they will be affected by a...

Patients urged to avoid ‘very busy’ Mullingar ED

The management of Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar is warning people its emergency department is very busy today.It says a lot of patients with...

Urgent appeal as man missing from Mullingar

Gardaí in Mullingar are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 51-year-old Seán Bond.Sean is missing from his home in...

Athlone’s air ambulance responded to almost 550 call outs this year

The air ambulance based at Custume Barracks in Athlone has responded to almost 550 call outs in the past year and has visited almost...
Dolan

Walking tours of Mullingar to take place to celebrate the late Joe Dolan

Two walking tours of Mullingar will take place on Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th of December to celebrate the 10th anniversary of...

People reminded help is at hand over the holiday period

People living in the midlands are being reminded that help is on hand via Pieta House if it's necessary over the holiday period.The charity...
Gardai

Man due in court charged in connection with Athlone shooting

An adult male is due before Mullingar District court later charged in connection with a shooting in the town last month.The man, who was...

Plans outlined for 650 homes in Athlone

Westmeath County Council is seeking an economic operator to build 650 housing units in Athlone.Nearly 200 of them will be used for social housing. In...

INMO: Severe overcrowding continuously at Mullingar hospital

Mullingar hospital is severely overcrowded and under continuous pressure, according to a top official with the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.In recent days, the...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran)

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran).Ballincullen, Drumlion, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon.Wednesday, January, 17th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.Kathleen, relict of Mick.Deeply regretted...

John Clarke

John Clarke. Claris, Newtowncashel, Co Longford.Tuesday, January, 16th in the loving care of the staff at the Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Reposing at Farrell’s Funeral Home,...

James (Jimmy) Fahy

James (Jimmy) Fahy(Ex-Principal of Tarmon National School)Highfield Road, Knockroe, Castlerea and formerly of Tarmon, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, 18th, January, Peacefully at Mayo...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...