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Offaly teenager pleads guilty to manslaughter of man in “domestic incident”

A teenager has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a man in Co. Offaly.Alexander Whelan of Green Road, Lumville, Edenderry was remanded in custody...

Athlone’s Air-Ambulance will be withdrawn for 16 days over the next 4 months

An Air Ambulance service in the midlands is to be withdrawn for 16 days over the next four months because of staffing shortages.The Emergency...

Reports that deal is close for Golden Island shopping Centre Athlone

It's being reported that the Golden island Shopping Centre in Athlone is in line to be bought for just over €35 million euro.The property...

Lough Ree RNLI takes delivery of new lifeboat

Lough Ree RNLI are operating with a new lifeboat this week after receiving an Atlantic 85 class vessel at the Coosan Point lifeboat station...

Quinn Holdings director says they won’t feel safe until paymaster is stopped

A Director at Quinn Industrial Holdings says they are not necessarily feeling safer with increased Gardai resources now involved in their case.Newtowngore's John McCartin...
puppy theft

Westmeath SPCA urges vigilance after attempted puppy theft

Westmeath SPCA is urging people in the Shannonside region to be vigilant after an attempted puppy theft in the area.A member of the public...

Teenage boy missing in Co Westmeath

Gardai are appealing for help in finding a missing teenage boy in Co Westmeath.16 year-old David Marshall was last seen at College Street, Mullingar...
homeless

Accommodation for Athlone’s homeless expected to cost €750,000 per year

Westmeath County Council are expecting to spend almost three-quarters-of a million euro this year, or almost €14,000 per week, on providing emergency accommodation for...

Irish Rail asked to consider developing light rail system to link Athlone to Mullingar

Irish Rail is to be asked to consider developing a light rail system that would link Athlone to Mullingar.Councillor Tom Farrell believes that with...

Missing Athlone teenager found safe and well

A boy missing from Athlone last week has been located. 14-year-old Ronan Quinn, 14 went missing on Sunday 27th October.Gardai had understood that...

International Returns For 2020 And 2022

The AFL and the GAA have today confirmed that two, two-test International Rules Series will be played in both Ireland and Australia.The first series...

Buccaneers 20 UL Bohemian 15

Buccaneers recorded their third win in four matches with a 20-15 victory over UL Bohemian in their Energia All-Ireland League Division 2A encounter at...

Roscommon Club Results Weekending November 17

Roscommon club results weekending November 17.Friday November 15AFL5 FinalOran (Football) 3-9 St Croan's 0-12 - BallyforanKing and Moffatt Building Services Junior B FC...

Agnes O’Connor (née Lynch).

Agnes O’Connor (née Lynch). Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly Ballyfarnon, and Derryherk, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, November 19th, in her 100th year. Peacefully,...

Anna Mulrennan (nee Smith).

Anna Mulrennan (nee Smith). Cloonakilla, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, 19th November. Peacefully in her 90th year. Surrounded by her family at Mullingar General Hospital. Beloved wife of the recently...

James (Seamus) Allen

James (Seamus) Allen. Crofton Court, Moate, and formerly of Drumraney, Athlone, and late of Westmeath Co. Co. Monday, 18th November. Reposing at Flynn’s Funeral Home Moate...

Podcast: Gardaí warning of scam calls in the run up to Christmas

Gardaí are warning of the dangers of scams in the run-up to Christmas.There has been a rise in scam calls in the Northern Sound...

PODCAST: Martin Kenny and Adrian Smith

On this morning's Joe Finnegan show...Adrian Smith of the Ballinamore Community Group, and TD Martin Kenny, spoke on this morning's Joe Finnegan Show:  

JF Show Panel Discussion

The Joe Finnegan Show every Friday discusses the stories of the week.On the panel this week- Sean McKiernan, Laurence Fallon and Christina McHugh.Take a...