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Planning approved for houses in Athlone and Moate

Westmeath county council has given the go ahead for the development of 15 houses in the Baylough Bogganfin area of Athlone on the Galway...
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Tributes paid on death of former Oldcastle TD and Senator

Tributes have been paid to the former TD, Senator and county councillor Michael Lynch from Oldcastle who died this week.Mr Lynch, who was 84,...

HSE needs to seek tender for Mullingar MRI scanner – Friends of Mullingar Hospital

The Friends of the Regional Hospital in Mullingar say the HSE needs to seek tenders very soon for the new MRI unit at the...

Jury in Kriegel murder trial begin watching video of garda interviews with Boy B

The jury in the Ana Kriegel trial has begun watching video footage of Garda interviews conducted with the second of two boys accused of...

Fianna Fail’s EU candidate claims new beef fund government ‘election politics’

Fianna Fail MEP candidate Brendan Smith feels that the Government's decision to provide a top-up for beef farmers affected by Brexit is election politics.The...

Appeal for missing Mullingar teenager

Gardaí in Store Street have renewed an appeal to the public in seeking assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 13 year old Chantelle Doyle...

Arrested gardai released without charge

All three members of the Gardaí arrested yesterday on suspicion of corruption, have been released without charge.A Superintendent was arrested on suspicion of disclosing...

Failte Ireland in Athlone today to hear about impact of Hidden Heartlands first year

Fáilte Ireland's is hosting its board meeting in Athlone today for the first time.As part of the meeting, local tourism providers will have an...

Mullingar hospital at full capacity again today

A full capacity warning has been issued for the third time in a matter of weeks about Mullingar hospital.A statement from the Ireland East...

MEP candidate Peter Casey claims national broadband plan “worst deal you can imagine”

Midlands North-West independent European candidate Peter Casey has described the government national broadband plan as the "worst deal you could imagine".The Donegal businessman is...

Longford Town 3 Athlone Town 1

Dean Byrne’s double helped Longford Town move second place in the SSE Airtricty League table after 3-1 midland’s derby victory over Athlone Town.Longford the...

Historic Roscommon Send Mayo Packing

Anthony Cunningham’s Roscommon rewrote the history books as they dumped Mayo out of the Connacht championship with a magnificent victory in Elvery’s McHale Park.Two...

Leitrim Bow Out Of Connacht Junior Championship

Mayo booked their place in the Connacht junior football final after scoring a 2-15 to 1-14 victory over Leitrim in Castlebar this evening.Keith Hopkins...

David Norris

David Norris Rathmore, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford. Thursday, May 23rd, as a result of a tragic accident. Sadly missed by his brothers Bill, Richard, Doreen, Joe, nieces, nephews...

Mary MacGuigan (née McDevitt)

Mary MacGuigan (née McDevitt) ‘Letteree’, Sleaveen, Roscommon. Former President and Lady Captain of Roscommon Golf Club and former Chairperson of the I.L.G.U. Western District....

Margaret (May) Sheridan (nee McKeever)

Margaret (May) Sheridan (nee McKeever) Holly Bank, Arva, Co. Cavan. Friday, May 24th, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving mother of...

PODCAST: Concern over Longford portrayal in Prime Time migration segment

Longford resident Parvez Butt spoke to The Joe Finnegan Show on Monday morning to express his concern over how Longford had been portrayed -...

LISTEN: Agri Minister says no factories will benefit from €100m Beef Aid

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed claimed this morning that no factories will be in line to benefit from the €100m beef aid package that has...

PODCAST: EU Election Candidate Interview Cavan Monaghan TD Brendan Smith

Cavan Monaghan Fianna Fáil Deputy and former Minister Brendan Smith joined Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his bid for a seat in Europe in...