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Ex-SF councillor jailed for false imprisonment of Athlone man

A former Sinn Féin Councillor and his father have been jailed for falsely imprisoning and threatening to kill a convicted fraudster. Jonathan and Patrick Dowdall...

RNLI to run this year’s Athlone River Festival

The Athlone River Festival will go ahead this year under the leadership of the RNLI. A flotilla sail past, raft races, yacht club demonstrations and...
Garda

Westmeath man jailed for false imprisonment of partner

A Shannonside man who kidnapped his former partner after she had left him at the end of a violent relationship has been jailed for...

Burke not expecting ministry with Varadkar as taoiseach

Longford-Westmeath deputy Peter Burke says he's not expecting to be offered any kind of position if Leo Varadkar becomes the next taoiseach. The Fine Gael...

Ten people rescued in Lough Ree

RNLI lifeboat crews on Lough Ree came to the assistance of ten people in two separate incidents as weekend weather conditions caused problems for...

Ministers to launch new rural strategy in Mullingar

Three cabinet ministers are due in the Shannonside region this afternoon to launch a new strategy aimed at revitalising rural Ireland. Minister for Social protection...

New report shows “systemic” failings in child protection

A new report shows 'systemic' failings in our child protection system. The audit of more than 54-hundred cases over the past eight years, looked at...
Post

Workers at Athlone mail centre in”real fear” for jobs

Fianna Fail TD Robert Troy claims workers at the mail distribution centre in Athlone have a 'real fear' for their jobs as talks about...
School

St. Hilda’s Special School granted permission for two new classrooms

St. Hilda's Special School on Grace Park Road, in Athlone, has been authorised to build two additional classrooms. The next stage is to seek...

Planning refused for change to retail units in Athlone

Westmeath County Council has refused planning permission for changes to be made to units at a retail park in Athlone. In February, Diskin Enterprises sought...

Guickan names Leitrim team for Roscommon semi-final

Benny Guickan has named the Leitrim team for Saturday’s Connacht senior semi-final against Roscommon. The game is live on Shannonside FM from 5.30pm with our...

Mohill to appeal to Connacht Council

Mohill chairman Padraig McLaughlin has revealed that Mohill will appeal to the Connacht council the result of last week’s league game against Ballinamore Sean...

Longford Town held by Shelbourne

Longford Town 1 Shelbourne 1 Report Compiled by Tony Ghee Dylan McGlade’s 61st minute strike ensured a share of the spoils between Longford Town and Shelbourne, the...

Seamus McIntyre

Seamus McIntyre Cornamuckla, Loch Gowna, Co. Cavan. Tuesday, May 22nd, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Reposing at Lakelands Funeral Home & Crematorium, Cavan tomorrow (Fri) from four...

Mary Goode (nee Ryan)

Mary Goode (nee Ryan) Who died in New York on March, 11th, 2018. Predeceased by her beloved husband Paddy, late of Monksland, Old Tuam...

Lucy McGivney

Lucy McGivney 48 Tower view, Mullingar, co. Westmeath and Leitrim, Coolarty, Co. Longford. Monday, May 21st, peacefully at home in the loving care of her family...

PODCAST: Cook County President visits Roscommon

The Mayor of Roscommon, Orla Leyden has hosted Toni Preckwinkle, the highest ranking public official of Cook county, in Roscommon town and the Hudson...

‘Guardians of the GAA’

 Guardians of the GAA’, is a history of the GAA from the perspective of Garda involvement. The book, written by Brian Willoughby and Noel Hynes,...

Referendum debate

This Friday 25th May, you will be asked to vote on a proposal to change the Constitution of Ireland. The proposed change to the...