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Athlone Church Street works to begin in October

Westmeath County Council hopes to begin construction work on making Church Street in Athlone a one-way system by this October.This month's Municipal District meeting...

O’Rourke wants councils to have more power

New Athlone mayor Aengus O'Rourke says the issue of restoring power to local authorities in urban areas is something he'll be pushing during his...

Deal finally struck for purchase of Railway Field in Athlone

A deal has finally been struck for the purchase of the Railway Field in Athlone town after years of delays.Members of Athlone Municipal District...

Planning granted for research lab at old Imperial Tobacco site

Mullingar could be set for a major jobs boost after Westmeath County Council granted planning permission for a development on the site of the...

Aengus O’Rourke to take over as Mayor of Athlone

Aengus O'Rourke is expected to be elected as the new Mayor of Athlone Municipal district afternoon at its annual general meeting.The Fianna Fail councilor...

Gardaí issue alert to older people in isolated areas

Gardaí have issued a warning to people living in isolated areas in the Shannonside Region to be on the alert for any person purporting...

Parish priest leaves Athlone after 16 years

It has been announced that Canon Liam Devine is to leave his position as parish priest of Athlone after 16 years.The well-known local priest,...

Penrose coy on future election plans

Longford-Westmeath Labour TD Willie Penrose is refusing to be drawn on whether or not he will contest the next election.The Ballynacargy-based TD had not...
Penalty

Man arrested after Mullingar drugs bust

A man has been arrested following a drugs seizure in Mullingar in County Westmeath.€ 130,000 euro worth of herbal cannabis was found during an...

Helen McEntee to visit Shannonside heath units this afternoon

The Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People is to visit a number of facilities in Westmeath today.Helen McEntee is due to...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...