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Westmeath

Body cam footage to capture angry ‘parkers’ in Athlone

People annoyed over parking issues in Westmeath are being advised that they may be recorded.Westmeath County Council is among the first local authorities in...

Man recovering after Athlone river rescue

A young man had a miraculous escape after jumping into the Shannon in Athlone yesterday morning.He leaped off the bridge shortly after 2am and...

Athlone Mayor describes rise in River Shannon water levels as “frightening”

The Mayor of Athlone has described as "frightening " the rapid rise in water level of the River Shannon in the last week.Several...

Gardaí at the scene of multi-vehicle crash in Co Westmeath

There has been a serious crash on the M6 motorway in Co Westmeath.At least five vehicles were involved in the crash and the motorway...

Westmeath mother and child face homelessness

A Westmeath single mother says she and her three-year-old child face homelessness.Danielle Donlon has been living in Mullingar for the past two and a...

N55 upgrade not affecting many planning applications

Westmeath County Council's project engineer for the N55 realignment between Athlone and Ballymahon says relatively few planning applications in the area have been affected...

Shannonside shop owners warned by Gardai to be alert after theft from Moate store

Gardaí are warning shop owners in the midlands to be on their guard following the theft of a large sum of cash from a...

Athlone councillor wants election count centres to be accessible to general public

An Athlone councillor is calling for the counting of votes in Westmeath this May to be opened up to members of the general public.Under...

Athlone Regional Sports Centre set for significant expansion

Tenders are being sought a significant expansion of Athlone Regional Sports Centre.Westmeath County Council is looking for people to apply for the construction...

Mullingar set to host Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann next year

Mullingar in Co Westmeath is set to host Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann next year.The town's been chosen by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann to hold the...

Jonathan Walters Retires from International Team

Jonathan Walters has announced his retirement from football.The 54-times capped Republic of Ireland international has been forced to call time on his career due...

Creggs Looking to End 26 Year Wait

Creggs Rugby club play Connemara in the Connacht Junior Cup Final this Sunday at 3pm in the Sportsgrounds in Galway.Creggs will be hoping to...

Midland Moto Rally: Preview

The Admore Air Conditioning Corp Midland Moto Rally features a strong entry including reigning and several former national rally champions for Sunday’s nine stage...

Alex McHutcheon

Alex McHutcheon, Fallon Avenue, Roscommon and formerly of The Kilbride Inn, Tully, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, March 21st at Mullingar General Hospital. Predeceased by his...

Louise Kelly (nee Crowe)

Louise Kelly (nee Crowe) 14 Cartron Breac, Longford Town, and formerly of Granard, Co. Longford. Wednesday, March, 20th suddenly at her home Predeceased by her father...

Ena Cox (née Mc Dermott)

Ena Cox (née Mc Dermott) Abbeytown, Boyle, County Roscommon. Thursday, March, 21st in her 96th year, peacefully surrounded by her family in the loving care of...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Today's weekly panel discussion on the Joe Finnegan Show involved Sheila Reilly, the head of digital with Iconic Media, along with well-known broadcaster Noel...

LISTEN BACK: Rooskey Reacts as Minister caves on Direct Provision Centre

After the news team on Shannonside Northern Sound broke the story this morning that the Direct Provision Centre planned for Rooskey would not now...