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Call for clarity on jobs at Athlone mail centre

Athlone-based Fine Gael Senator Gabrielle McFadden is calling for clarity on the security of jobs at the Mail Centre in the town. Her call comes...

Athlone businesswoman opposed to one-way hopes council plan will work

Athlone business woman Rosie Boles says she hopes Westmeath County Council will be proved right on the one-way system for Church Street in the...

Mayor of Athlone welcomes decision on Church Street one-way plan

The Mayor of Athlone has welcomed a decision to proceed with a €3million euro plan to make Church Street one-way from later on this...

Green light for one-way system on Church Street in Athlone

Westmeath County Council has voted to introduce a new one-way system on Church Street in Athlone. The proposal had, however, been strongly opposed by several...

Athlone plebiscite should decide Church Street’s future – McFadden

A call has been made for the people of Athlone be allowed to decide themselves if Church Street in the town should be made...

Rare Irish Victorian Erotica piece in Oldcastle auction

An auctioneers in Oldcastle has become the focus of world wide media interest this week due to one unusual lot which has caught the...

Soldiers’ familes to protest at Custume Barracks over pay and conditions

Up to 30 families of Defence Forces soldiers based at Custume Barracks in Athlone are to hold a protest today over soldier's pay and...

Men to re-appear today in court in connection with violent Athlone disturbance

Two people are due to appear in court in Athlone today in connection with serious disorder in the town over the Easter Bank holiday...

Submissions on Church Street in Athlone examined

Meetings on the proposed one way system for Church Street in Athlone are continuing this week ahead of next Mondays Westmeath Council meeting. The report...

Garda Regional Support called to Athlone

Members of the Garda Regional Support Unit had to be called to Athlone at the weekend after a serious row broke out on the...

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:...