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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...
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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...
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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...
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Irish Trainers Claim 1-2-3 At Prix-De-Diane

Donnacha O'Brien has won the Prix de Diane at Chantilly with Fancy Blue.Jessica Harrington's Alpine Star was second and Aidan O'Brien's Peaceful was third...
Horse-Racing

Serpentine Shocks For O’Brien’s Eighth Derby Win

Trainer Aidan O' Brien has made history by saddling his eighth winner of the Derby at Epsom.In the big shock of the afternoon it...
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Athlone Town’s Women’s National League Campaign To Begin In August

Athlone Town are set to get their debut season in the Women’s National league underway from August eighth.The 10th season of the Women's National...

Finola Deane (née Flynn)

FINOLA DEANE (née Flynn) Boyle Road, Frenchpark and formerly of Main Street, Elphin, Co. Roscommon – (Peacefully) Pre-deceased by her husband Austin, daughter Derry, grandson...

Thomas (Tom) Browne

Thomas (Tom) Browne Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon Thursday, 2nd July. Peacefully after a short illness in the presence of his loving family with excellent care from...

Joseph (Joe) Clarke

Joseph (Joe) Clarke. 17 Crozen Downes, Sligo, formerly Carrowlustia, Calry, Co, Sligo and late of Fortland, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at St...

28th June: Sing Along

Sing Along with Junior Walker every Sunday just after 1pm.  Requests and dedications are always welcome.Section 1 - Section 2 -

3rd July: Enjoying a return to GAA action. Click for more

With sporting clubs now back up and running, people across the Shannonside region are enjoying a return to GAA action with training underway and...

Podcast: Dr Harry Barry chats about Dr Tony Holohan

Dr Harry Barry chats to the Joe Finnegan Show about Dr Tony Holohan's announcement about stepping back from his role at the moment and...