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Westmeath

Positive news on midlands tourism brand

The Minister for Tourism claims the midlands has huge 'untapped potential' that he hopes a new Lakelands brand can unlock. Shane Ross made his comments...
Athlone

Major power outage reported in Athlone

There is a major power outage reported in the Athlone area this morning. The ESB are reporting up to 860 homes are without electricity after...

Investment firm buys Ericsson’s Athlone research centre

An international investment firm has purchased Ericsson's Athlone research centre. According to the Irish Times the property, which is currently let on a lease to...

Athlone research centre sells for 19 million euro

An international investment firm has purchased Ericsson's Athlone research centre. According to the Irish Times, the property, which is currently let on a lease to...

Question over suitability of 24 hour air ambulance service

The risks associated with night-time helicopter flying could result in the air ambulance service based at Custume Barracks not being extended to 24 hours. The...
Garda

Gardaí investigate break-ins at Athlone businesses

Gardaí are investigating a number of burglaries at businesses in Athlone. (26JUNE) Two properties were broken into in the early hours of yesterday morning and...
Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein rejects allegations made against party by Athlone Councillor

Sinn Fein has rejected a number of allegations made against the party by Athlone councillor Paul Hogan. The Westmeath County Council member earlier today claimed in...
Convention

Athlone Sinn Fein councillor alleges he was victim of bullying from party members

A Westmeath Sinn Fein Councillor has alleged he was subject to intense bullying from party members over the 18 months. Councillor Paul Hogan claims he...

Man dies at Body and Soul festival

A man has died at the Body and Soul festival in county Westmeath. The 31 year old collapsed and was treated at the festival's medical...
Boxer Moran

‘Boxer’ proposes free entry to all OPW sites for under 12s

Independent Longford-Westmeath TD Kevin Boxer is proposing to make all OPW sites free to children under 12 in order to drive tourist numbers. The Minister...

O’Hanlon Claims Fourth Longford Marathon Crown

Gary O’Hanlon made landed his fourth Longford Marathon on Sunday August 19 in a new course record of 2:21.00. O’Hanlon the reigning Irish national marathon...

Longford Senior Football Results W/E August 19

Peter Hanley Longford Senior football championship Clonguish 1-20 Ballymahon 1-7 Mostrim 1-12 Abbeylara 1-11 Group Two Carrickedmond 1-8 Mullinalaghta 1-21 Granard 1-9 Colmcille 1-17. Group Three Killoe 0-12 Dromard 1-10. Peter...

Roscommon Club Championship Results W/E 19 August

Roscommon Senior, Intermediate and Junior results week-ending August 19. Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon Senior Football Championship results Section A Sunday August 19, Strokestown 2-10 Clan na...

Annie Macken (nee Gavin)

Annie Macken (nee Gavin) Battery Heights, Athlone and formerly of Derrylahan. Monday 20th August. Reposing at the Strand Funeral home on Wednesday from half past five until...

John Roche

John Roche Kidlawn House, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August. Reposing at Grenham’s Funeral Home, Ballinasloe, Tuesday from six o’clock until eight o’clock.  Private removal on Wednesday...

Mary Mulligan

Mary Mulligan Lisnagabara, Four Roads, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August, Suddenly in her 93rd year, at the residence of her sister Bridie. Reposing at Dempsey’s...

A rhyme for all – exam results

  Congrats to all you students, that are in this frenzy zone Whether your results were high or low, you will not be on your own I...

RECIPE : TRADITIONAL IRISH STEW

I think it's fair to say that we here on the Joe Finnegan Show could do with any help we can get in the...

Social Welfare, Northern Ireland and the banks

It's Friday, and that can only mean one thing - the Joe Finnegan Show panel. Every week, we invite a panel of guests on to...