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Mental health watchdog finds serious staffing issues in Longford-Westmeath facilty

The mental health watchdog has found that there are serious staffing issues at a facility in the Longford/Westmeath service.The Mental Health Commission has made...

Athlone mayor calls for drug dealers to be evicted from council houses

The mayor of Athlone Municipal District is calling for those who misuse drugs and engage in illegal behaviour to be evicted from their homes.In...

Allegations of ‘constant drug activity’ in Athlone

There were several allegations of drug-dealing in over 50 complaints of antisocial behaviour in Athlone in the first nine months of 2016.There were also...

Impact assessment on new cycleway bridge in Athlone to be carried out

An Environmental Impact Assessment on the cycleway bridge across the Shannon in Athlone is to be lodged with An Bord Pleanála early this year.The...

Westmeath Council in the process of procurement for consultants to begin design work on...

Westmeath County Council is currently in the process of procurement for consultants to begin design work on the flood defence system for Athlone.The Athlone...

Portiuncula Hospital has highest number on trolleys locally today

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has the highest number of people on trolleys locally this afternoon.14 people are waiting for admission in the A&E or...

2,800 locally apply to have property tax payments deferred

Over 2,800 people have applied to have the property tax deferred due to income threshold in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.Figures released by the...

Cavan has highest number of bomb squad call outs in the region

Cavan recorded the highest number of call outs by the army's Explosive Ordinance Disposal team up to the middle of December out of all counties...

Final weeks for submissions on Athlone’s one way system

The closing date for public submissions on the new one-way traffic system on Church Street in Athlone is coming up on the 1st of...

A Christmas service is in operation for the Midoc helpline

The HSE is asking the public to be aware that a Christmas service is in operation for the Midoc helpline and that limited opening...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey)

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey).Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formally of Cootehall.Friday, January, 19th peacefully in the loving care of the wonderful staff...

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)Retreat Heights, AthloneFriday January 19th in her 97th year.Predeceased by her beloved husband Austin, late brother John L and Michael and...

Patrick (Pat) Moylan

Patrick (Pat) MoylanMain Street, Ballinlough, Co Roscommon.Friday January 19th peacefully in Ave Maria Nursing Home, Tooreen.Former member and chairman of Roscommon County Council.Reposing at...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

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...