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Call for Castlepollard home to be investigated

The report findings at the Tuam mother and baby home is leading to renewed calls for more investigations at the Manor House in Castlepollard.Previous...
trolley

70 people on trolleys or chairs in Shannonside hospitals today

Almost 70 people were reportedly on trolleys or chairs at hospitals across the Shannonside region today.According to the INMO's trollywatch, 26 people were accommodated...

Athlone man fights for life after fall

A young Athlone man is still fighting for his life after falling from a balcony.At about 3.15 on Monday morning, the man, aged in...

Council must prepare for Athlone refugees – O’Rourke

A local councillor is calling on Westmeath County Council to ensure it is properly prepared for the arrival of 50 Syrian refugees to Athlone...

Fifty Syrian refugees reportedly bound for Athlone

It's reported this morning that about 50 Syrian refugees will be resettled in Athlone this December.According to the Westmeath Independent, the refugees will come...

Protest in Athlone against possible close of vet lab

The ICSA are set to host a protest at the possible closure of the Athlone Veterinary Lab this morning.The protest follows a previous demonstration...
Custume

Commemoration of Athlone barracks and castle takeover

Special ceremonies and exhibitions are taking place in Athlone today to mark the 95th takeover of Custume Barracks and Athlone Castle.The installations were taken...

Athlone-Westport bus to end in April

Rural Ireland is a casualty in the ongoing row between managment and unions at Bus Éireann.That's the view of the CEO Irish Rural Link,...

St Vincent’s refurbishment work nearly complete

The HSE is insisting that refurbishment works at St Vincent's Care Centre in Athlone are now virtually complete.In a statement to Shannonside FM, the...

Athlone man ‘critical’ after fall from balcony

A young Athlone man is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from a balcony.At about 3.15 yesterday morning, the man, aged in...
Marian-McGuinness

Armagh’s McGuinness Tests Positive For Covid-19

In an ideal world, former Armagh All-Ireland winner Marian McGuinness would have been jetting off on the 2020 TG4 All-Star tour last Wednesday morning.Instead,...
Sexton

Sexton Only Captain For Six Nations

Johnny Sexton has revealed he will only captain of Ireland for the duration of the 2020 Guinnness Six Nations.The Leinster number 10 has revealed...

2020 Irish Open Postponed

The Dubai Duty Free Irish open is the latest sporting causality of the coronavirus with the European tour postponing May’s event.The tournament was scheduled...

Nancy Kelly (nee Murray)

Nancy Kelly (nee Murray) Cloontuskert, Lanesboro, Roscommon. Thursday, 2nd April. peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Thomas (Tommy John), son...

Elizabeth (Lily) Carthy (nee Clarke).

Elizabeth (Lily) Carthy (nee Clarke). Lisryan, Longford. Wednesday, 1st April. predeceased by her husband Jack and her brother Patsy. Deeply regretted by her children Pat, Sean, Mel, Declan,...

Austin Reilly

Austin Reilly Kilsallagh, Edgeworthstown, Longford. Tuesday, 31st March, in his 95th year. Depply regretted by his beloved wife Mae, daughter Mary rances (Galway), sons Michael (Aughnaclliffe), John...
Italian

Podcast: An Antidote to Boredom

Partywizz an an online entertainment booking platform, that has launched an antidote to boredom video series for children and families.The series includes free daily...
Italian

Podcast: Fundraising for Personal supllies for frontline workers

Howard Simpson from Ballymoe in Roscommon  and Ollie Brady from Redhills in Cavan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about fundraising to buy personal...

Podcast: Niall Roche

Niall Roche an Environmental Health expert and adjunct assistant professor in Global health in Trinity College Dublin Environmental Health expert spoke to the Joe...