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Westmeath

AIT to roll-out new student sexual health service in early 2020

Athlone Institute of Technology hopes to roll out a new student sexual health service from January.The project, which received just over 52,000 euro from...
promise

Gardai promise thorough investigation into violent attack on Quinn Holdings director

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris says there will be close co-operation between An Garda Siochana and the PSNI in investigating last night's assault on Quinn...
Primary care

The HSE will establish a working group to move forward with hospice services at...

The HSE says it intends to establish a small working group made up of representatives of palliative care staff, members of South Westmeath Hospice,...

Concerns over future services for South Westmeath Hospice to be discussed at HSE forum 

The Regional Health Forum for Dublin and Mid Leinster will be asked today (Tuesday) to reject proposals to close the south Westmeath Hospice Unit...
troops

Troops bound for Syria reviewed today at Athlone Barracks

The minister with responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has reviewed troops at Custume Barracks in Athlone today ahead of their deployment to Syria next...
service

Longford-Westmeath TD welcomes Dublin to Mullingar train service

A Longford-Westmeath TD has welcomed the possibility of a new 8.45pm train service from Dublin to Mullingar.A petition made the rounds online earlier this...
disappointed

Westmeath Hospice Group “very disappointed” with HSE’s lack of engagement

The south Westmeath Hospice Group says they are very disappointed with the lack of engagement form the HSE after recent meetings about the future...

Government offices in Athlone will be refurbished over the coming months

Works are to commence next month on a €2.3m refurbishment of the Government offices in Athlone.The project will see extensive renovations and reconfiguration of...
Mullingar

Mullingar Hospital to close a ten-bed ward due to nursing vacancies

Mullingar Hospital is to close a ward of ten beds as dozens of nursing vacancies affect the facility.The INMO has revealed today that a...

INMO claims up to 12 beds to close at Tullamore hospital due to staff...

The INMO claims that 12 beds are to close in Tullamore Hospital over the next two weeks due to the worsening shortage of nurses.The...

Ellen Murphy Signs For Gloucester-Hartpury Women

Dromard’s Ellen Murphy has made the move cross-channel and signed for English Premier Division side Gloucester-Hartpury women.Ireland international Murphy made her international debut in...

Connacht Launch New Away And European Jersey

Connacht Rugby in partnership with BLK Sport have revealed their new Away and European jerseys for the 2019/20 season at an exclusive Season Ticket...
Rugby

Buccs Host Ballina In Final Connacht League Fixture

Buccaneers are home to Ballina in the final round of the Connacht Senior League. Kick off for this vital encounter at Dubarry Park is...
Anniversary mass

Annie Brennan (nee Gavin)

Annie Brennan (nee Gavin) Drum, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Thursday, 19th September. Reposing at St. Brigid’s Funeral Home, Brideswell tomorrow (Fri) from half past four until seven o’clock....

Bernard (Bernie) Mc’Niff

Bernard (Bernie) Mc’Niff. 2 Dowra road, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Moneen-Terriff, Dowra, Co. Cavan. Tuesday, 17th September peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. predeceased by...

Listen: JF Show Talks about Eating Disorders

The HSE reported that nearly 370 children were hospitalised with anorexia or bulimia over the past three years.The HSE says eating disorders can happen...

Podcast: JF Show Talks to Crime Journalist about the Kevin Lunney Assault

On Tuesday, Kevin Lunney, Director and COO of Quinn Industrial Holdings, was abducted close to his home in Fermanagh just before 7pm.Four masked men...

Podcast: full interview: Sean Quinn Speaks to the JF Show about “barbaric” attack on...

A prominent businessman has suffered life-changing injuries after being abducted and beaten up on Tuesday night.Kevin Lunney from Quinn Industrial Holdings was attacked near...