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Westmeath

Athlone Sports centre

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran welcomes significant funding for Athlone Sports centre

Longford/Westmeath Deputy and OPW Minister Kevin Boxer Moran is welcoming significant funding for the Athlone Regional Sports Centre.The centre is being allocated €780,000 under...
Overcrowding

30 patients on trolleys at Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar

Staff at the Midland regional hospital in Mullingar are dealing with a high level of patient overcrowding again today.30 people are waiting for treatment...
Credit Union

Athlone Credit Union defeats no-confidence motion

The Board of Athone Credit union defeated a motion of no-confidence in it an a special meeting of members last night by what has...
Mullingar Hospital

Mullingar hospital manager hopes to recruit more staff for ED

The General Manager of Mullingar Hospital says the Emergency Department has lost some staff recently but they hope to be able to recruit more...

Thieves raid garden sheds in Athlone

Athlone gardaí are warning people to be vigilant after a spate of thefts from garden sheds recently.Lawnmowers, bicycles and strimmers have all been taken...

ICSA confirms Westmeath farmer as James Reynolds’ replacement as Treasurer

The ICSA has confirmed that it has replaced James Reynolds as its National Treasurer with a farmer from Westmeath.The Longford man last month lost a...

HSE audit critical of Athlone intellectual disability facility

An internal HSE audit has made more than 50 negative findings about a service for people with intellectual disabilities in Athlone.A previously unpublished audit,...
Moyvore meeting

Moyvore whiskey distillery plans come in for criticism at public meeting

Proposals to build a whiskey storage facility outside Moyvore village near the Longford/Westmeath border came in for some strong criticism at a public meeting...

August date for hearing on proposed Athlone bridge

An Bord Pleanala is to set aside two days for an oral hearing into proposals to build a new cycleway and pedestrian bridge across...

Midland regional hospital Mullingar deals with patient overcrowding

The Midland regional hospital in Mullingar is one of the most overcrowded facilities in the country today.21 patients are waiting to be admitted for...

Fenn Vowing to Stay Town Boss

Longford Town’s season came to a close on Saturday evening as they failed to gain a promotion place in the SSE Airtricity League first...

€3,000 to Each Roscommon Club Thanks J.P

Roscommon GAA Clubs will benefit up to €3,000 each thanks to J.P McManus donation to GAA clubs across the country.Businessman and racehourse owner JP...

Longford Town FC Underage News

ResultsSSE Airtricity Under-19 National LeagueLongford Town 1 Bohemians 2SSE Airtricity Under-17 National LeagueBohemians 7 Longford Town 0SSE Airtricity Under 15 National Shield Group...

Patrick Masterson

Patrick MastersonAntfield House, Aughamore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.Monday 24th September, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. May he rest in peace. Reposing at St Patrick's Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon on...

TIGHE MICHAEL (Mick)

TIGHE MICHAEL (Mick)Mile Road, Bedford, EnglandSurrounded by family he passed away peacefully on Friday 14th September2018 at St Johns Hospice, Moggerhanger, Bedford aged 62...

John (Sonny) Moore

John (Sonny) Moore.Cleenrath, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Monday, 24th September peacefully at Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, surrounded by his loving family.Reposing at the family home today...

Listen: Presidential hopeful Gemma O’Doherty appeals to local Independents

With deadline for the receipt of nominations only hours away, Gemma O'Doherty appeals to local independent Oireachtas members on The Joe Finnegan Show to support...

LISTEN: Interview with new owner of iconic Carrick premises

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

PODCAST: Focus on Carrick coffee roastery

One of the many businesses based in Leitrim’s technology enterprise centre, called the Hive in Carrick-on-Shannon, is a successful coffee roastery.Art of Coffee was...