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Plans to help flood affected farmers build homes

Sons and daughters of farmers on flood affected lands could soon be given special exemptions to build their homes within a specified catchment area. OPW...

Minister Moran launches next stage of flood prevention works in Athlone

The Minister for the OPW says today is a huge day for Athlone as the next stage of flood prevention works gets underway in...

Next stage of €10m Athlone flood works begins

The next phase of the €10-million flood alleviation works in Athlone is set to begin today. The works at The Quay and Brick Island mark...

150 jobs on the way to Athlone

A Westmeath construction company is hoping to reopen a major shopping centre in Athlone, creating 150 jobs. The Shannon Retail Centre, known as the Texas...

Flu victims urged to stay away from very busy Midlands Hospital Mullingar

The management of the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar is asking the public to attend GPs rather than the hospital as 26 people are...

17 dog-control complaints in Athlone during February

New figures show Westmeath County Council received 17 dog-control complaints in the Athlone region in a single month. In total, the local authority received 35...

Elliot sisters will be remembered in Athlone with renaming part of Grace Road

A ceremony took place yesterday to rename part of a road in Athlone in honour of two local sisters' contributions to the Easter Rising. Eilish...
Trains

Hour long delay to Sligo-Dublin train after ‘anti-social’ incident in Mullingar

Commuters on a train from Sligo to Dublin experienced an hour delay this afternoon after reports of anti-social behaviour on the 1pm train. Irish Rail...

Athlone micro-brewery to create 15 jobs

Fifteen jobs could be created in Athlone in the next three years in a new brewery. Dead Centre Brewing is seeking planning permission to change...

More than 100 patients on trolleys in Shannonside hospitals

More than a hundred patients are on trolleys in hospitals across the Shannonside region today. According to the INMO, the Midland Regional Hospial in Tullamore...

Longford looking to finish season with cup win

Longford Rugby club will take on Naas in the Provincial Towns plate final in Edenderry at 3pm on Sunday. Longford have finished third in Division...

Renewed confidence in camp ahead of Finn Harps encounter

Longford Town knocked out  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers out of the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night with a one...

Leddy salutes Muldoon’s contribution to the Connacht cause

After 327 games for Connacht their captain John Muldoon will be retiring after Saturday’s game with Leinster. The former International flanker will now join the...

Bernard (Benny) Browne

Bernard (Benny) Browne St Anne’s Terrace, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Stella Maris Nursing Home Chapel today (Fri) from six o’clock with Removal at...

Joe Berrigan

Joe Berrigan Clonark, Cornafulla, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Retreat Nursing Home Chapel tomorrow evening (Fri) from five o’clock until seven o’clock. Mass of the Resurrection on...

Bernadette Fallon

Bernadette Fallon. Forest View, Ballygar, Co. Galway and formerly of Gowla, Ballinamore-Bridge. Wednesday, April, 25th, 2018. Reposing at Moran’s Funeral Home, Ballygar tomorrow evening...

Fancy a cup of nettle tea?

Most of us would think of nettles simply as 'stinging weeds' However, before you throw it out of your garden and into your bin, take...

Is the Pope coming to the West?

  ''I have no confirmation..but it's not to say it mightn't happen'' Fr Richard Gibbons who is the Parish Priest in Knock spoke to us on...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 2304

Sportsbeat is on every Monday evening between 8 and 9. A look back on the Monaghan Stages Rally with Sean McCaffrey, as well interviews conducted by...