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Gardai investigating alleged theft of several mobile phones from Athlone shop

Gardai in Athlone are investigating the alleged theft of a number of mobile phones from a shop in the town on Sunday afternoon.Over a...

Public warned of overcrowding at Mullingar Hospital

The HSE is asking people not to visit the emergency department at the Regional Hospital Mullinger unless they are seriously ill as the unit...

Policing Commission chair to attend special ‘open evening’ meeting in Athlone tonight

People across the Shannonside region are being invited to attend a special event tonight to discuss the future of policing in Ireland.The first ever...

Mullingar firm ecstatic at Center Parcs contract

A Mullingar company is celebrating after being awarded the first non-construction contracts for the Center Parcs Longford Forest project in Ballymahon.Fagan Office Supplies has...

Asylum-seeker reveals anguish of Athlone direct provision

A resident of a direct provision centre in Athlone has admitted that fighting with depression and mental health issues was the biggest challenge while...

Free Wi-Fi available in two of the main public areas in Athlone

Visitors to the town of Athlone can avail of free Wi-Fi in two of the main public areas courtesy of the local authority.Members of...

Farmers lose young pheasants and turkeys to the pine marten

A Westmeath councillor is renewing his call for the protection of the Pine Marten to be assessed.Fine Gael Councillor Tom Farrell made his original...

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...

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...

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey)

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey).Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formally of Cootehall.Friday, January, 19th peacefully in the loving care of the wonderful staff...

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)Retreat Heights, AthloneFriday January 19th in her 97th year.Predeceased by her beloved husband Austin, late brother John L and Michael and...

Patrick (Pat) Moylan

Patrick (Pat) MoylanMain Street, Ballinlough, Co Roscommon.Friday January 19th peacefully in Ave Maria Nursing Home, Tooreen.Former member and chairman of Roscommon County Council.Reposing at...

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...