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Athlone rape survivor feels child abusers should never be removed from Sex Offenders Register

An Athlone woman who was raped by a family friend when she was just 11 years old doesn't believe any child sex abuser should...

€44million spent on hospital agency staff last year

Almost 44 million euro was spent on agency staff in Shannonside hospitals last year. Figures recently released by the HSE revealed that 43.7 million euro...

Athlone father to hold protest outside primary school over alleged treatment of ADHD son

An Athlone man, whose son has ADHD and ODD, is holding a protest outside a primary school morning to highlight what he alleges is...

Irish Water likely to re-introduce water restrictions in Athlone

Irish water has advised a risk of water rationing in a number of areas in the Midlands during the dry spell. Irish water's drought management...

Shannonside region gets ready for Cruinniu na nOg festival

Young people across the region are being encouraged to get creative tomorrow/today as part of Cruinniu na nÓg. As part of the Creative Ireland programme,...

PODCAST: Boxer and the Prince

Athlone Minister Kevin Boxer Moran was photographed sharing a joke with Prince Charles on his visit to Kerry last week. The Longford Westmeath TD explains...

Boxer tells Prince: ‘I’m King of the Midlands’

Minister of State Kevin 'Boxer' Moran says he found the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to be genuine and friendly. The Athlone...
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Robert Troy TD believes number of anti-social incidents on Irish Rail could be higher...

Fianna Fail transport spokesperson Robert Troy is renewing calls for a designated public transport police. The call comes in the light of figures which show...

Planning sought for huge school in Athlone

The planning process has begun for a new school building to be built for Coláiste Chiaráin in Athlone. Site notices have been erected on the...

More disruption to Athlone water supplies

Householders in the Athlone area are set for another night of disruption to their water supply. Water levels have dropped in the Annagh Reservoir in...

Longford ladies lose out to Laois

Laois 7-16 Longford 1-09 Longford will now enter into a relegation battle in the All-ireland intermediate championship after defeat to Leinster champions Laois in Clane. Michelle Farrell...

Longford Town Back In Promotion Mix

Longford Town 3 Wexford FC 0 Longford Town got their promotion push back on track with a comfortable three-nil victory over Wexford FC at the City...

Longford SFC Results – Saturday July 21

Peter Hanley Motors Senior Football Group One Rd 1. Mostrim 1-9 Ballymahon 0-12 Rd1. Abbeylara 0-17 Clonguish 1-14 Table Team P W D L Pts Abbeylara 1 0 1 0 1 Ballymahon 1 0 1 0 1 Clonguish 1 0 1 0 1 Mostrim 1 0 1 0 1   Group Two Rd1. Mullinalaghta 2-17 Colmcille 0-8 Rd1. Carrickedmond 2-6 St Mary's...

Brendan Porter.

Brendan Porter. Main Street, Killimor, Co. Galway. Saturday, July 21st. Reposing at St. Joseph’s Centre, Killimor tomorrow (Mon) from five o’clock until eight o’clock. Removal...

Joe Leonard

Joe Leonard Roscommon town and formerly of Cremully, Castlecoote, Co Roscommon. Sunday, July 22nd, peacefully at Roscommon University Hospital. He will be very sadly missed...

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly 18 Parnell Square Saturday, July 21st, peacefully. Sadly missed by his wife Louise, sons Ryan & Steven, grandchildren Jack & Marley, his parents Rose &...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...