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Finance minister claims Hidden Heartlands tourism brand will negate effect of VAT rise

Promotions like the Hidden Heartlands campaign will help offset any negative impact on tourism in the region as a result of the recent increase...

Finance Minister addresses confidence and supply agreement during Athlone visit

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says the talks on the confidence and supply agreement for the government need to begin quickly.Speaking in Athlone today...

Junior Defence Minister faces pressure in Athlone over pay

Former army personnel and relatives of the defence forces gathered at Custume Barracks Athlone this morning calling on Minister Paul Kehoe to restore pay...
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Defence Minister to open special centre for ex-service personnel in Athlone today

The Minister with responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe will visit Custume Barracks in Athlone this morning to officially open a new centre and sign...

Gardai seek help in finding missing Athlone woman and her daughter

Gardai are seeking help in finding a missing 36-year-old woman and her infant daughter in County Cork.Susan Greene and 17-month-old Sinetta are missing from...

Athlone Gardai investigating alleged assault of woman in her home

Gardaí in Athlone are appealing for the public's help after a woman was assaulted in her home by two men yesterday evening.The incident happened...

Man due charged in connection with alleged theft at Athlone Direct Provision Centre

A man is due to appear in court this Wednesday in relation to theft at the Lissywoolen Asylum Seekers Direct Provision Centre on the...

Thieves raid phone shop in Athlone

Gardaí believe a number of people were involved in a major burglary in Athlone this morning.At about 4am, a phone shop in Church...

Thirty patients are waiting on trolleys for admission to Mullingar hospital

Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation this morning show there are 30 people waiting to be admitted to Mullingar hospital today.20 of...

Athlone club distraught at treasured member’s death

Tributes are being paid to a former chairman and volunteer with the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club, who has passed away.Don Carr was well known...

Leinster Call On Tomane For Toulouse

Leo Cullen has handed Joe Tomane his first European Start for Leinster for Sunday’s difficult Heineken Champions Cup trip to Toulouse.Cullen has kept faith...

Blade Captains Connacht For Sale Encounter

Scrum-half Caolin Blade is set to captain Connacht for the first time as his side take on Sale in the European Challenge Cup on...

Column: Another Bad Cop For The Chop

Martin O’Neill attempts to draw on past experience for positives, but the bad cop, bad bad cop routine is at an end writes Dave...

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...

Laurence Dolan

Laurence Dolan Garryfliuch, Derradda, ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Laurence Dolan, Garryfliugh, Derradda, Corraleehan, Co. Leitrim Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Thursday 18th October He will...

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley.Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Co. Cavan. Wednesday, October, 17th surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at...

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...