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Westmeath

Church Street night time works to continue for next fortnight

Night time works on Church Street in Athlone are expected to continue for the next fortnight.That's according to officials at Athlone Municipal District who...
Mullingar

Burke rejects leaked report’s claims of Shannonside maternity services moving to Tullamore

A proposal contained in a leaked document to centralise all maternity services in the Shannonside region in Tullamore has been dismissed by a local...
Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein Councillor admits allegations of bullying have damaged relationships within party locally

Sinn Fein's general election candidate for Longford Westmeath has admitted that recent allegations over bullying in the party has strained relationships among colleagues.Mullingar's Sorca...

Planning granted for new restaurant in Athlone

Westmeath County Council has granted planning permission for a new restaurant to be developed in Athlone.In September, Gusto Grub asked for the go-ahead to...

Mullingar Councillor confirmed as Sinn Fein candidate for Longford-Westmeath

An Athlone Fine Gael senator has claimed she is fed up of Sinn Fein Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald's “sneering” attitude in the Dail.Sinn...

Local Jadotville veterans to end 56-year-wait for recognition from Irish government today

Veterans of the Siege of Jadotville in the Congo in 1961 will be presented with specially commissioned medals at a ceremony in Athlone this...

Athlone Gardai investigate hit and run incident on M6 motorway

Gardai in Athlone are asking for the public's help in trying to resolve a hit and run incident on the motorway outside the town...
Convention

Athlone Sinn Fein Councillor refuses to allow name go forward to convention

Sinn Fein Councillor Paul Hogan has reportedly refused to allow his name to go forward to the party's convention for the Longford-Westmeath constituency tomorrow...
Barracks

Jadotville veterans to receive special medals at Custume Barracks ceremony

Veterans of the Jadotville siege in the Congo in 1961 will gather with their families at Custume Barracks in Athlone tomorrow for a special...

Fine Gael TD supports concern over gender quota

Longford Westmeath Deputy Peter Burke is supporting a call for the gender quota legislation to be revisited as a matter of urgency.The legislation requiring...

The O’Byrne Cup game that made history

It was a historic day in Pairc Tailteann, Navan on Sunday as the first ever free taking competition in inter-county football decided the Bord Ná...

Longford Town preparing for pre-season friendly opener with Shamrock Rovers

Longford Town have returned to pre-season training and will continue their build up to the new season with a match against Shamrock Rovers next...
Rugby

Longford move to second in Leinster League 1B

Longford 36Coolmines 10Longford are now just six points behind leaders Suttonians after dispatching of Coolmines at CPL Park on Sunday.The bonus point win pushed...

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)Breffni Cresent, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Boheroe, Elphin,Co. Roscommon.Sunday 14th January peacefully at the North/West Hospice, Sligo.Beloved wife...

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)Beech Park West, Athlone Co. Westmeath and formerly of Cournaglea, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, 14th, January, peacefully. Sadly missed by...

Tom Greene

Tom Greene.Coolcam, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon, peacefully at home. Reposing at his residence tomorrow evening (Tues) from five o’clock until eight o’clock.Funeral Mass in...

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...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...