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Gardai investigating fatal Athlone crash issue appeal to driver of white truck to come...

Gardai in Athlone, investigating a fatal road crash in the town this week, are appealing for the driver of a white truck seen in...

Tributes paid to founder of Athlone’s pharmaceutical industry

Businessman Donald Panoz has been remembered as a man who almost single handedly developed the Shannonside region's pharmaceutical industry.The Elan founder passed away this...

Homeless family accommodated in Ballinasloe hospital

A family of 12 were accommodated in a Shannonside hospital last week because they were without a home.At 10.30pm on Wednesday, September 5th, a Romanian...

AIT President leads tributes to student killed in Athlone road crash

The young man killed in a road crash near Athlone I.T on Tuesday morning has been named as Tullamore native Jordan Murphy.The 18-year-old suffered...

18-year-old man dies following Athlone road crash

A 18 year old Co Offaly youth has died after being hit by a van in Athlone this morning.The young man was out walking...
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Road closed and young man injured after crash in Athlone this morning

A young man has been taken to hospital after a road traffic collision in Athlone this morning. A van is understood to have...

Growth in children seeking suicide intervention services in Athlone

Pieta House services in the Midlands are supporting children as young as six years of age presenting with suicide ideation.Today is World Suicide Prevention...

LISTEN: Mixed views from Athlone locals as Church Street works enter final months

Locals in Athlone town centre have expressed mixed views on the new Church Street works in the heart of the town.The multi-million euro facelift is...

Sharp drop in numbers waiting for a bed in Shannonside hospitals

Overcrowding at two Shannonside hospitals which peaked this week has lessened significantly today.Tullamore Hospital recorded the highest number of patients nationwide on trolleys yesterday...

World Canals Conference attracts hundreds to Athlone

More than 300 people from around the world will meet in Athlone over the coming days for the World Canals Conference.The event will involve...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Morrison Calls for Change in Coaching Methods

Former Leitrim joint-manager John Morrison says modern day coaching is not helpful to the modern day player.In recent seasons, Gaelic football has been criticised...

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)Aughagreagh, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Tuesday, 18th September peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Loving wife of Peter and sister...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...