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Broadband bidder says Denis Naughten as “good man” just “trying to do his job”

David McCourt has described Denis Naughten as a "good man" who was just "trying to do his job" - a week after the former...

Road works on N55 at Glasson to continue into next week

The N55 between Ballykeeran outside Athlone and the village of Glasson won't re-open until Wednesday next after bad weather caused a slight delay.The lengthy...

Farmers fear night time revenge attacks from raiders

Farmers fear that if they get tough with criminals trespassing on their lands, they will return at night and inflict terror on them.IFA Deputy...

INMO reveal major shortage of nurses and midwives in GUH

The INMO has revealed there's a shortage of 30 nurses and midwives at Galway University Hospital.The revelation comes days after the hospital recorded the...
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Social Protection Department to hire extra staff to deal with illness benefit tech issues

The Department of Social Protection is moving to reassure people who have not received illness benefit payments that they will be paid all outstanding...

700% rise in outpatient waiting times at Portiuncula Hospital – NTPF

One Shannonside hospital has recorded a 700% increase in the number of people waiting 18 months or longer for an outpatient appointment.As of last...

Work on Custume Barracks Dining Hall and Cookhouse to start in a fortnight’s time

Work on a major refurbishment of the Dining Hall and Cookhouse at Custume Barracks in Athlone is set to begin in the next two...
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Longford Councillor hopes new wind farm guidelines will be published before Derryadd planning is...

A Longford councillor is calling for new energy guidelines to be published immediately in light of the controversial plans for a wind farm at...

Pat Breen says he did nothing wrong in passing McCourt invite to Denis Naughten

The Junior Minister for Business has claimed that he did nothing wrong in passing on an invite for dinner from businessman David McCourt to...

Shannonside Gardai urging caution for all drivers as foggy conditions persist

Gardai are urging motorists to take extreme care on roads in the region this morning as foggy conditions persist.Drivers are asked to turn on...

A Huge weekend of Ladies Football Action

ON a packed weekend of Ladies Club Football activity, the Munster, Leinster and Ulster senior championship Final pairings were decided, as All-Ireland senior champions...

Oran And Fuerty Play Out Draw

Fuerty 1-13 Oran 2-10Fuerty and Oran will have to do it all over again after they drew 1-13 to 2-10 in Dr. Hyde Park.The sides...

Fenagh Secure Leitrim Intermediate Title

Fenagh St. Cailins 3-12 Annaduff 0-13Goals made the difference as two Ryan O’Rourke goals and Donal Wrynn secured Fenagh St. Cailins the Smith Monumental Leitrim...

Jim Fahy

Jim FahyLate of Lissywoolen and Mardyke street Athlone formerly of Carhoon, Gort, Co. Galway.Saturday, October 20th, peacefully at Sonas nursing home, Cloghanboy....

Cecelia Mc Loughlin (née Mc Loughlin)

Cecelia Mc Loughlin (née Mc Loughlin)Seltinaveeney, Arigna, Co. Roscommon.Friday, October 19th, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her devoted family.Beloved wife of...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...