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Water restrictions planned for Athlone from 10pm tonight

Water restrictions are planned for Athlone town and its surrounding areas tonight after a burst water main was reported. Irish Water has reported...

Irish Water says ‘pause’ in Athlone drainage procurement will not effect proposed delivery

Irish Water says the pause in procurement process for the Athlone Main Drainage project will not effect the delivery of the project or its...

Concern over tender process for new Athlone drainage scheme

There's concern in Athlone that the tendering process for the town's new drainage scheme has been paused.Up to €27 million euro has been earmarked...

Tullamore hospital badly affected by overcrowding today

Tullamore hospital is one of the worst affected by overcrowding in the country today with a total of 38 people there waiting to be...

Mullingar man jailed for ten years for rape of daughter

A 61-year-old man from the Midlands has been jailed for 10 years for the repeated rape and sexual assault of his daughter over the...
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Trial date set for women charged in connection with Ballinasloe fatal crash

Two women are to go forward for trial at Galway Circuit Court in connection with a fatal collision in Ballinasloe earlier this year.Twenty two...

Planning lodged for major extension at AIT Innovation Centre

Athlone Institute of Technology is lodging planning permission for a major new extension at its site.The development will involve a 3 storey extension to...

Appeal for better awareness after baby girl dies from cold sore virus

The Coroners Court has recorded a verdict of "death due to a healthcare acquired infection" after a baby girl died from the common cold...

Mother and baby with family connections in Athlone found safe

A missing mother and her infant daughter who have family connections in Athlone have been found safe. Family members reported Susan Greene and her...

Shannonside animal owners urged to take extra precautions over Halloween

Pet owners and farmers in the Shannonside region have been urged to take extra precautions as Halloween fireworks can be like "a warzone" for...

Podcast: Roscommon Ladies Football: Plan To Fruition

Roscommon ladies football are on the crest of a wave culminating in the senior intercounty team managed by Michael Finneran being crowned Connacht Intermediate...

Proposed Rule Changes Finalised Ahead of Discussion

The proposed football rule changes to be discussed by Central Council this weekend have been finalised.Modifications have been made to two of the five...

Carrick Await Semi-Final Opponent

Connacht junior champions Carrick will face Monaghan or Birmingham opposition in the All-Ireland Junior Club Semi-Finals in January.Carrick saw off Galway champions Ballygar in...

Kathleen Farrell

Kathleen Farrell (nee Lennon), Cloonlyon, Ballygar, Co. Galway. Wednesday, November 14th, peacefully at P.U.H., Ballinasloe.Dearly loved wife of Jimmy.Reposing at...

Brendan Morgan

Brendan Morgan, Churchview, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath and late of Fore, Castlepollard. Tuesday November 13th, suddenly at St. James Hospital, Dublin.Sadly missed by his...

John Healy

John Healy, Carrowreagh, Athleague, Co Roscommon. Tuesday, November 13th, Suddenly.Pre-deceased by his sister Mary (Raftery) and brother Jimmy. He will be very sadly...

PODCAST: Ref-abuse not confined to soccer

With the outcry continuing into the assault on referee Daniel Sweeney in a match at Horseleap, on the Offaly/Westmeath border, last weekend, today we...

LISTEN: Will the RSA issue free breathalyzers to prevent unintentional drink driving?

Following a piece with Noel Gibbons, Road Safety Officer with Mayo County Council where The Joe Finnegan Show highlighted the need for people to...

LISTEN: Cannabis campaigners forced to go to government with “begging bowl” again

Martin who is based in Monaghan is living with Parkinsons while Edel in Roscommon is living with MS. They both have found benefits from...