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Match-fixing body had suspicions about Athlone match

A director of a European gaming organisation claims there was a pattern of unusual betting activity on the outcome of the Athlone-Longford town game...

‘Boxer’ confirms he’ll be a Minister by end of May

Longford-Westmeath TD Kevin 'Boxer' Moran has confirmed he will take over as junior Minister with responsibility for the OPW at the end of this...

Planning wanted for 69 Athlone homes

Planning permission is being sought for 69 homes to be developed in Athlone.Ardent Lakeside Property, with an address at Fry Place in Athlone, wants...
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Man charged with alleged assault of woman in Athlone

A man in his 20's has been charged following the alleged assault of a woman in Athlone.The incident took place last Saturday night at...

Man allegedly assaults two women in Athlone

A man is due to appear in court today charged with assaulting two women in Athlone on Saturday night.At 10 o'clock, it's alleged the...

Local hospitals yield €900k in car park income

Three hospitals that serve the Shannonside region received nearly €870,000 in car park income from car parks last year.Details released to Independent Clare TD...

Seven people stranded on boat in Athlone

Emergency services came to the aid of a motor-cruiser, with seven people on board, that got into difficulty near Athlone this morning.The 37-foot boat...

Call for clarity on jobs at Athlone mail centre

Athlone-based Fine Gael Senator Gabrielle McFadden is calling for clarity on the security of jobs at the Mail Centre in the town.Her call comes...

Athlone businesswoman opposed to one-way hopes council plan will work

Athlone business woman Rosie Boles says she hopes Westmeath County Council will be proved right on the one-way system for Church Street in the...

Mayor of Athlone welcomes decision on Church Street one-way plan

The Mayor of Athlone has welcomed a decision to proceed with a €3million euro plan to make Church Street one-way from later on this...

Roscommon GAA Record Balance Sheet Increase

Roscommon GAA have recorded a marked upswing in their financial performance showing an increase in income from €1.6m in 2018 to €2.8m in 2019.Costs...

Podcast: David Harte Speaks to Sunday Sport

David Harte a two time world hockey goalkeeper of the year is seeking election to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission at Tokyo...

Cross Country Success For Ireland

Athletics Ireland's had its most successful European Cross-Country Championships. Four medals were won in Lisbon.The senior women's side took a silver medal for their combined...

Mary Finnerty.

Mary Finnerty. Milltown, Dublin and formerly of Pollalaher, Brideswell, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, December 12th. Peacefully in the tender and loving care of the Management...

Rosaleen Casey (nee Geoghegan)

Rosaleen Casey (nee Geoghegan) Athlone Road, Moate and late of Elfeet, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford and Cornaher, Tyrellspass, Co. Westmeath. Wednesday, December 11th Reposing at...

Patrick (Pat) Begley

Patrick (Pat) Begley. Retreat Park, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Thursday, 12th December peacefully. Retired Irish Army. Predeceased by his beloved wife Kathleen and son Padraig. Sadly...

Podcast: GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock

GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock from Elphin in Roscommon joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Thursday morning.Take a listen to their wide-ranging conversation here:

Podcast: Catherine Corless

The Children's Minister says it could be late next year before excavation work can begin at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home.The government...

Podcast; Old Moore’s Almanac

Famous for its predictions of future events, Old Moore’s Almanac is now 256 years old and remains a popular annual stocking filler.In recent years...