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€25,000’s worth of goods taken in Athlone burglaries

Gardai in Athlone are asking people to be on the alert after two burglaries yesterday in which thieves escaped with a total of 25,000...

Up to 200 people attend N55 public consultation event in Tang

Up to 200 people turned out at the N55 realignment consultation event in Tang yesterday.Organisers reported a steady flow from half past two yesterday...

N55 public consultation process begins today in Tang

Members of the public who could be affected by a possible re-alignment of the N55 from the Pigeons to Ballymahon will get a chance...

Athlone man’s three-year wait for eye operation

An Athlone man, who had to wait for three years for an operation on his eye, admits he fears for his vision unless he...
robbed

No new garda for Longford, Leitrim or Roscommon

None of the 149 probationer gardai who passed out at Templemore in recent days are being assigned to garda stations in Roscommon, Longford or...

Shannonside sports clubs encouraged to attend 2017 grants meeting

Local sports clubs are being encouraged to attend a special event on next Tuesday night, in Athlone.The workshop which is taking place at Athlone...

Major drugs seizure in Mullingar

Gardaí have seized €25,000’s worth of cannabis herb in Mullingar.The drug was discovered as part of a planned search of a premises at Ardleigh...

Spate of break-ins in Athlone yesterday

More than €1,300's worth of items were robbed during three burglaries in Athlone yesterday.A PlayStation and a television were among €780's worth of goods...

LISTEN: Athlone flood meeting hears from Minister and dredging expert

Over 150 people attended a meeting this week in Athlone organised by the Shannon System Flood Alliance at which Minister Sean Canney was one of...

Government urged to act soon to provide flooding insurance

The Irish National Flood Forum believe the government needs to act urgently to help homeowners previously affected by flooding to get home insurance...
Connacht-Rugby

Buccaneers Niall Murray Sign Full-Time For Connacht

Connacht have announced that six players have signed professional contracts having come through the Connacht Academy.Niall Murray, Colm Reilly, Seán Masterson, Conor Dean, Jordan...
Racing

UK Racing Returns At Newcastle On Monday

A ten race card at Newcastle marks the return of horse racing in the UK on Monday.The behind closed doors meeting will be the...
Premier-League

Anfield May Host Liverpool Title Victory

Liverpool could yet secure the Premier League title with a fixture at Anfield.Next month's derby between Liverpool and Everton may be moved to a...

J.J. McCormack

J.J. McCormack Cartron, Four-Mile-House, Roscommon Wednesday,June 3rd, 2020. Peacefully, at his home, surrounded by all his loving family, after a short illness bravely...

James (Seamus) Creegan

James (Seamus) Creegan, Crott, Moyne, Co. Longford. Monday, 1st June, in the loving care of the staff of Kilcolgan Nursing Home.He will be sadly...

Michael Madden

Michael Madden. Caggle, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, 2nd June, peacefully at Shannon Lodge Nursing Home, Rooskey, Co. RoscommonPredeceased by his sisters Phyllis, Mary Jo...
Italian

Podcast: Childcare

Laura Erskine fron Babydoc club and Linda a Westmeath mother spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about childcare. Take a listen here:

Podcast: MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan

MEP Luke 'Ming' Flanagan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about attending a zoom meeting for the European parliament wearing attire that became a...

Podcast: Gemma Fallon

Killoe woman Gemma Fallon   spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the go fund me campaign raising money for services who helped during and...