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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...

Latest section of Athlone cycleway provides important connection

The recently finished extension of the Mullingar to Athlone cycleway almost into Athlone town centre is bringing an important link back between two local...

Stars set for Athlone IT athletics meet

Top-class international athletics returns to Athlone Institute of Technology this February.The 2017 AIT International Grand Prix will see competitors from around the world come...

Planning for new IDA units in Athlone

Planning permission has been granted for two advance technology units at the IDA Business and Technology Park at Garrycastle in Athlone.The two-storey units cover...

Shannonside groups receive funding to train ‘non-liners’ in digital skills

Roscommon Integrated Development Company has been allocated €595,000 to provide basic digital skills to training to 7,000 people.Meanwhile, Irish Rural Link received €105,000 to...

LISTEN: Red Cross secretary says it is still committed to Athlone despite closing branch

The General Secretary of the Irish Red Cross is rejecting suggestions that the charity will not be able to garner support in the future...

International rugby returning to Dubarry Park

In 2016, Dubarry Park in Athlone ceased hosting Ireland’s under 20 Six Nations rugby home games. The games were relocated to Donnybrook.It’s expected that...

SAINT FRANCIS LADIES LINED OUT AT PÁIDÍÓ SÉ TOURNAMENT

Leitrim’s St. Francis Ladies lined out in the intermediate competition last at weekend’s Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2018, the famed club Gaelic football tournament and festival...

Current Roscommon side can emulate the four-in-a-row legends

‘The Current Roscommon senior team and reigning Connacht champions can emulate the Roscommon team that won four Connacht championships in a row from 1977...

Henry Hamilton

Henry HamiltonCranleybeg, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford and North Circular Road, Dublin.Tuesday February 20th peacefully at the Mater Hospital, Dublin.Predeceased by his brother Willie....

Bridgie Connelly

Bridgie Connelly.Newtown, Glinsk, Via Castlerea, Co. Galway.Wednesday, 21st February, peacefully at University College Hospital Galway. Reposing at Divilly's Funeral Home Glenamaddy,  tomorrow evening...

Eddie Boland

Eddie Boland.Bradford, England and formerly of Ashbrook, Scramogue, Co. Roscommon.Who died on January, 22nd in Bradford.Funeral Mass was celebrated on 1st February in Bradford,...

Should we fear vulture funds?

 Permanent TSB has revealed the majority of the mortgages it's selling belong to private homeowners.A statement issued by the bank claims that 14-thousand out...

The perfect cup of tea

We Irish love our tea.New figures from Euro monitor international show we as a country are the fifth highest consumer in the world –...
Rugby

Podcast: rugby and imagination

There is hours of entertainment in a book.Kevin McDermott on Sportsbeat spoke with book author Gerard Siggins Initially a sports journalist, he worked for...