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Athlone parish priest feels new rules around church numbers are impractical

The parish priest of the Athlone area says accommodating just fifty people in church services is impractical and poses great difficulties.Father John Deignan has...

Drugs with an estimated value of over 33,000 euros seized at Athlone mail centre

Investigations are ongoing after a seizure of drugs was made at the Athlone mail centre this week.The drugs, with an estimated value of...

Athlone Green party councillor confirms vote in favour for programme for government

Votes will be counted today to see whether the programme for government has been backed by Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Greens.The most...

OPW discover coins, muskets balls and buckles in excavation work for new Athlone Garda...

The OPW has revealed a number of historical objects from the 17th century have been revealed as part of excavations at the new Athlone...

Gardai are asking people to come forward if they suspect suspicious behaviour around vehicles

Gardai are advising people to be on the alert for people acting suspiciously around vehicles parked in public places.Officers in Athlone have received reports...

AIT confirms plans to re-open on a phased basis in September

Athlone Institute of Technology has confirmed that students will be introduced back to its facilities on a phased basis in September.From 14th September,...
TD Robert Troy

PODCAST: TD reveals how his 85-year-old father chased men who robbed him at his...

Longford Westmeath TD Robert Troy believes it's unacceptable that older people have to become fearful of being robbed in broad daylight by people calling...

Local TD issues warning after elderly father robbed by man looking for directions

A local TD has issued a warning after his father was robbed by men in the Ballynacarrigy area on Monday afternoon.Robert Troy has revealed...

Further easing of maternity ward restrictions for partners at Mullingar hospital

Restrictions on partners attending maternity wards in the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar have been further eased.All birth partners can now attend the...

New Athlone mayor wants to see restoration of town councils feature in government formation...

Newly elected Athlone Mayor Councillor Aengus O'Rourke says he wants to see the restoration of town councils for larger towns discussed at the government...
Eamonn-Collins

Eamonn Collins Elected New Buccaneers RFC President

Roscommon man Eamonn Collins was elected the new President of Buccaneers Rugby Football Club at the club’s recent AGM.A native of Ballintubber, he is...
St. Brigids

St. Brigids Club Notes Weekending July 5th

St Brigid's Club Notes week-ending July 5thReturn to playThe club was delighted that all our teams from adult to underage have now resumed training...
Horse

Irish Trainers Claim 1-2-3 At Prix-De-Diane

Donnacha O'Brien has won the Prix de Diane at Chantilly with Fancy Blue.Jessica Harrington's Alpine Star was second and Aidan O'Brien's Peaceful was third...

Esther Regan (née Campbell)

Esther Regan (née Campbell) Ballymackenny Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Wednesday, 8th July. Peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family and in the tender care of...

Josephine (Josie) Mannion (nee Byrne)

Josephine (Josie) Mannion (nee Byrne) Roselawn Drive, Ballygar, Co. Galway. Tuesday, July 7th, peacefully at P.U.H. Ballinasloe, Predeceased by her sister Mary, dearly loved...

Peggy McGlynn (nee Sheeran)

Peggy McGlynn (nee Sheeran) Briskill, Newtownforbes, Longford. Monday, 6th July. Peacefully in the care of the staff of St. Joseph's Care Centre, Longford. Predeceased by her husband Larry,...

8th July: Paul from The 11 to 1 Show tries out playing the guitar!

This week Paul from The 11 to 1 Show tries out playing the guitar and here he is trying to play "Love Me Tender"!  

8th July: Staying Local this Summer

Kathleen Campbell from the Townhouse in Elphin talks to Joe about the tourist attractions in the  Elphin area.Take a listen here:
Italian

Podcast: Garda Morley and Garda Byrne Remembered

Tuesday was the 40th anniversary of the killing of two gardai- Garda John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne in Shannons Crosss -Dr Greg Kelly...