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Teenager reported missing from Moate

Gardaí are seeking the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of a teenager missing from Moate in Westmeath.Devin Quinn has been reported missing since...

Waterways Ireland applying for permission to improve access to the Shannon

Waterways Ireland is applying for permission to improve access to the Shannon at Grace road in Athlone for water sports enthusiasts.The development would involve...

Labour Party chair says calls for Howlin to step down unnecessary

The Chair of the Labour party says calls from Alan Kelly for the leader of the party to stand down are an unnecessary distraction.Earlier...

Students advised to try digs option in Athlone

Accommodation for students in Athlone is a major issue again this year, and many will now have to take up the option of living...

REPORT: Increase in number of local people treated for problem alcohol issues

A new report reveals the number of people treated for problem-alcohol use rose in Shannonside region in a recent one-year period.The Health Research Board...
Traffic

N55 re-opens at Glasson after earlier crash

The N55 at Glasson village has re-opened in the last few minutes following an earlier crash in the village.Gardai and emergency vehicles attended the...

Work on Athlone garda station yields archaeological artefacts

Work on a major redevelopment project at Athlone garda station and the old social protection offices next door has already yielded a number of...

Local victim: ‘Sex-abuse apology could destroy Church’

A survivor of a mother-and-baby home based in the Shannonside region says the Church is afraid an apology for clerical-sex abuse could destroy the...
Taxi

HSE spends almost €50,000 on taxis to and from Mullingar Hospital so far this...

The HSE has spent almost €50,000 so far this year on transporting patients to and from the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar.On average, the...

Wineport Lodge granted planning permission, despite concerns for wildlife

Planning permission has been granted for the expansion of a hotel near Athlone - despite concerns raised about the impact it could have on...

Dubarry Park Hosts Connacht Eagles and Ospreys

Connacht Eagles take on their Ospreys counterparts in Round three of the Celtic Cup under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night.There has been...

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...

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...