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Athlones Kate Derwin part of European Pony Championship winning team in Hungary

An incredible performance from the GAIN Irish Pony (U16) Show Jumping team has seen them crowned the new European Champions tonight (Friday), after they...

Resignation of Tom Cribbin as Westmeath Senior Football Manager

Tom Cribbin announced his resignation as Westmeath Senior Football Manager. At a press briefing this afternoon in Mullingar, the Kildare native decided to call...

Athlone Town hit back at the FAI

Athlone Town have expressed their "anger and disappointment" at how the club have been treated in the wake of match fixing allegations. In a...

3 time European champion Moate’s Joe Ward Commits to 2020 Olympic games

Joe Ward has committed himself to boxing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.  The three-time European champion has rebuffed interest from the professional...

FAI and Athlone Town have released Statements on ongoing investigation

 The FAI have brought charges against members of Athlone Town following theirinvestigation into the club - on the back of a UEFA report about...

Robbie Henshaw hoping to return within 12 weeks

Athlone's Robbie Henshaw is hoping to be back on the rugby field within 12-weeks.  The Ireland and Leinster centre had his Lions Tour cut...

CLAASEN AND McCARTHY TEAM UP TO COACH BUCCANEERS

Darin Claasen and Mike McCarthy have been unveiled as the coaching duo in charge of Buccaneers as the Athlone club gears up for life...

Dolan stands over his Sunday Game comments

The former Westmeath inter county footballer, Dessie Dolan is standing over the comments he made last weekend about how Pat Spillane handled the Diarmuid...

Robbie Henshaws Lions tour looks to be over

Buccaneers man Robbie Henshaw had a scan on his shoulder injury in Wellington today and although the Lions are waiting on the final results...

Westmeath’s Dessie Dolan will be inducted into the Leinster GAA Hall of Fame at...

 The Garrycastle hero will be presented with a special award by Leinster GAA Chairman JimBolger, at half time in this weekend's Westmeath — Dublin...

Co. Leitrim is home to the most affordable houses in the country

House prices have increased by an average of 9 per cent across the country in the past year.The Irish Independent property price survey reveals...

Former Roscommon council chairman passes away

The death has taken place of a former chairman of Roscommon County Council.Paddy Moylan, from Ballinlough, died today in Ava Maria Nursing Home at...

Roscommon group: Driving-driving laws to cause isolation

A Roscommon man whose group is opposing the new drink-driving legislation claims it will cause loneliness and isolation among elderly people.Yesterday, the second-stage of...

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey)

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey).Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formally of Cootehall.Friday, January, 19th peacefully in the loving care of the wonderful staff...

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)Retreat Heights, AthloneFriday January 19th in her 97th year.Predeceased by her beloved husband Austin, late brother John L and Michael and...

Patrick (Pat) Moylan

Patrick (Pat) MoylanMain Street, Ballinlough, Co Roscommon.Friday January 19th peacefully in Ave Maria Nursing Home, Tooreen.Former member and chairman of Roscommon County Council.Reposing at...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...