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Staffing issues in the Athlone Emergency Air Ambulance service have been resolved

Staffing issues that led to the "standing down" of the Defence Force piloted Emergency Air Ambulance service in Athlone early this year have been...

It may not be a normal Christmas this year but Santa is already plotting...

It may not be a normal Christmas for many, but Santa is already plotting his route around the world.Luckily he's been given clearance from...
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An independent commission on the future of the Defence forces is being set up

It's hoped that discussions around the re-instatement of the western fourth brigade at Custume barracks will be included in a new Defence Forces commission.This...

PODCAST: Mullingar woman explains the science behind her role with Irish Water

Science Week continues across the Shannonside region until this Sunday with events online and resources available for people interested in learning a little...
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The Minister of Education has granted Athlone I.T with a large sum of money...

Over half-a-million euro (€583,000) has been allocated for capital works and upgrades at Athlone I.T.The Minister for Further and Higher education has granted the...

Development proposed for Baylough Athlone to be debated at Westmeath Council

A material contravention of the Athlone Town Development Plan at Baylough is to be discussed at this afternoons meeting of Westmeath County Council.The scheme...

150 new jobs announced for Athlone DPD hub

150 new jobs are to developed by parcel delivery company DPD at its base in Athlone.The company has announced 700 jobs are to...
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Pamela Scott to close 12 shops but Athlone and Mullingar stores unaffected

Pamela Scott is to close half of its stores with the loss of 104 jobs.The clothing chain is shutting 12 shops across the...
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Sinn Fein says budget housing policies are a failure

Sinn Féin has described the housing policies in the budget as a failure, as it emerges as one of the key talking points.The government...

Dog detects €38,000 worth of drugs in parcels at Athlone Mail Centre

Revenue officers at Athlone Mail Centre have seized seized 1.5kgs of various types of illegal drugs with an estimated value of €38,000.Detector dog Bailey...
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Can the GAA avoid bursting the “Covid” Bubble

Mid-January, 10 months into restrictions, lockdowns, opening up, locking down again, level 5 back to 2 up to 3 over to Level 5 plus...

3 match ban for Ebony Marinoff following Bríd Stack injury

Brid Stack has started the process of rehabilitation.The 11-time All Ireland winner with Cork suffered a fracture of the C-7 vertebra on her first...
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Andy Reid Steps Down As Ireland U18 Boss

Andy Reid has stepped down as Ireland Under-18’s head coach after taking up a full-time coaching role with the Nottingham Forest U23s.The Former Ireland...

Sally (Sarah) Murtagh (nee Tansey)

Sally (Sarah) Murtagh (nee Tansey) Granny, Ballinameen, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, 19th of January. Peacefully at her home.Sally will be greatly missed by her loving husband...

Bridie Geraghty (nee Mulleady)

Bridie Geraghty (nee Mulleady) Roscommon road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Monday, 18th January suddenly in the arms of her loving husband Frank at home.Surrounded by her...

Michael Egan

Michael Egan (electricial shop) Kenagh, Co Longford Monday, January 18th peacefully in Tullamore General Hospital.Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning in St Dominic’s Church Kenagh at 11...

Side By Side January 17th 2021

 Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.So join Eamonn and Tony as they play great music and talk about...
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Podcast: Veronica Barrett and the Ballad of Mary Spain

Veronica Barrett spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show about mother and baby homes and her song about them.Take a listen here: