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Custume Barracks soldiers reviewed by Minister before trip to Lebannon

More than 300 members of the defence forces will be lining out this morning in Athlone's Custume Barracks before heading out to the Lebanon. The...

Vacant Athlone site to feature in Alsopp commercial auction

A vacant site in the centre of Athlone town is among seven local properties listed for the next online Allsop auction on the 18th...

New 50-jobs plant in Athlone to open next month

A new pharmaceutical plant in Athlone, with 50 employees, is on track to open next month. Most of the management team for the multimillion euro...

Match-fixing body had suspicions about Athlone match

A director of a European gaming organisation claims there was a pattern of unusual betting activity on the outcome of the Athlone-Longford town game...

‘Boxer’ confirms he’ll be a Minister by end of May

Longford-Westmeath TD Kevin 'Boxer' Moran has confirmed he will take over as junior Minister with responsibility for the OPW at the end of this...

Planning wanted for 69 Athlone homes

Planning permission is being sought for 69 homes to be developed in Athlone. Ardent Lakeside Property, with an address at Fry Place in Athlone, wants...
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Man charged with alleged assault of woman in Athlone

A man in his 20's has been charged following the alleged assault of a woman in Athlone. The incident took place last Saturday night at...

Man allegedly assaults two women in Athlone

A man is due to appear in court today charged with assaulting two women in Athlone on Saturday night. At 10 o'clock, it's alleged the...

Local hospitals yield €900k in car park income

Three hospitals that serve the Shannonside region received nearly €870,000 in car park income from car parks last year. Details released to Independent Clare TD...

Seven people stranded on boat in Athlone

Emergency services came to the aid of a motor-cruiser, with seven people on board, that got into difficulty near Athlone this morning. The 37-foot boat...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Thomas Keary

Thomas Keary. Wallaceburg, Canada and formerly of Clonkeen, Streete, Co. Westmeath, suddenly in Canada. Predeceased by his companion Dorris Foster. Thomas will be sadly missed by his...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...