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People travelling abroad advised to apply for passports now

Athlone based Senator Gabrielle Mc Fadden is advising anyone planning to travel abroad for holidays or business to apply now for their passports.The Fine...
Asylum

Figures released on direct provision payments

New figures published by the Department of Justice show that the company which provides direct provision services in Athlone and two other areas was...

Last day for sports grants applications

Today is the deadline for applications under the Sports Capital Grants scheme.The scheme which is being made available for the sixth year opened at...

TD launches Bill to allow courts consider impact of repossession

A Longford Westmeath TD has presented a new bill aimed at keeping people in their own homes to the Dáil.Working with legal experts, Deputy...
energy

Athlone TD introduces bill to protect homeowners

A new bill aimed at keeping people in their own homes is being presented in the Dail today by Longford Westmeath Deputy Kevin Boxer...

Ericsson’s Athlone research hub expected to fetch €19million on property market

The Ericsson research and development facility in Athlone has been put on the property market for an estimated price of €19million.According to the Irish...

Closure of Athlone bus could hit Roscommon patients

It's being claimed the possible closure of the Athlone to Westport bus service would be a major blow to patients attending Roscommon University Hospital.It...
trolley

Major surge in patients on trolleys at Mullingar

The Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar has the second highest amount of people waiting on trolleys nationally today, just one day after the Minister...
admission

Mullingar hospital manager says 24/7 staff cover is needed

The general manager of Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar is calling on the Minister for Health to put in place 24/7 staff cover at...

Harris vows to solve local overcrowding crisis

The Minister for Health is promising to solve the overcrowding and ambulance problems in the Shannonside region.Speaking during a visit to the new emergency...
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...