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LISTEN: Red Cross secretary says it is still committed to Athlone despite closing branch

The General Secretary of the Irish Red Cross is rejecting suggestions that the charity will not be able to garner support in the future...

Athlone Mayor slams decision to close local Red Cross branch

The Mayor of Athlone Municipal District is expressing his deep disappointment with the decision of the Irish Red Cross to close the Athlone Branch.A...

Westmeath council optimistic on ‘railway field’ saga

Westmeath County Council director of services Barry Kehoe says he's optimistic that real progress can be made on the longrunning 'railway field' issue in...

Official opening of Mullingar A and E postponed for second time

The official opening of the new Accident and Emergency Unit at Mullingar hospital has been postponed for a second time.The unit was to be...

Deputy Burke in new Fine Gael appointment

Longford-Westmeath deputy Peter Burke is the new chairman of the Fine Gael committee on finance.An accountant by profession, Deputy Burke is already a member...

Building work on new €9 million garda station in Athlone set to begin

Work on a major refurbishment project at Athlone garda station is set to start in the new year, and a dedicated state-of-the-art premises will...

Missing Athlone teenager found safe

A teenager who was reported missing from Athlone over the weekend, has been found safe and well in Armagh14 year old Tiffany McCarthy and...

Leader funding in Longford should be available from January next

Community groups and individuals in Longford should finally be able to access leader funding from January next year. That’s according to Fine Gael Councillor...

1916 Rising celebrations in Carrick-on-Shannon tonight

The centrepiece of Leitrim’s 1916 celebrations gets under way this evening. A special concert is taking place at the Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon tonight, while...

Podcast: Rock Nominated by Roscommon to Contest Presidency

Roscommon GAA has nominated Mick Rock to contest the election for the position of Uachtaran cumann Lutchleas Gael, 2020.The Elphin Clubman is Chairperson of...

New Handicap System Set for November 2020

The governing bodies of amateur golf in Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales have signed the licence for the new World Handicap System (WHS) which...

GAA Announce Championship Tier 2 Proposal

The GAA have outlined the two-tier Championship proposal they will put to a Special Congress next month.Provincial championships will continue in their current form,...

Annie Mc. Kenna (nee tully)

Annie Mc. Kenna (nee tully) Soran, Ballinalee, Co. Longford. Sunday, 15th September, at the General Hospital Mullingar. ...

Denise Ganley (nee Dowling)

Denise Ganley (nee Dowling) St. Ruth's Park and late of Parnell Square, Athlone. Suddenly on the 15th September 2019. She will be deeply missed by her Children...

Gerard Walsh

Gerard Walsh. Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone Co. Roscommon. Monda,y September 16th 2019. Peacefully after an illness bravely borne surrounded by his loving family at home....

The Longford Town Review September 16

Longford Town’s hope of a second placed finish all but disappeared after Saturday night’s 2-1 defeat to Bray Wanderers in City Calling Stadium.Town finished...

Podcast: JF Show Oscar Wilde’s Half-Sisters

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all”"I can resist everything...

Podcast: Downtown Abbey the Film Reviewed

Downtown Abbey is cultural phenenomon.  It was An Upstairs Downstairs period drama that ran for six seasons and captivated worldwide audiences.It moved from the...