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Just 37.4% of ambulances at Mullingar hospital achieved 30 minute turnaround in September

 New figures have shown that just 37.4% of ambulances attending Mullingar hospital in September managed to achieve the HSE's turnaround target of 30 minutes.The...

Athlone pharmacy beat out 700 others to win Pharmacy of the Year

An Athone pharmacy has been named as the National Pharmacy Store of the Year at the Retail Excellence Awards.Cunningham's Pharmacy in Monksland beat out...

Three Athlone men appear in court charged with recording abusive social media messages

Three men have appeared in court in Mullingar charged with making threats on social media and possession of knives.The men were arrested on Thursday...
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Four men remain in Garda custody in connection with Lunney abduction

Four men remain in Garda custody this morning in connection with the abduction and torture of Kevin Lunney.The men, two of whom are 38,...
feuding

Men due in court after alleged social media threats

The three men arrested by Gardaí in Athlone this morning in relation to the ongoing investigation into the threats to kill and cause serious...
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HIQA finds improvements must be made in Sligo University Hospital

A Hiqa report has found that improvements need to be made in the decontamination of equipment used on patients on certain wards at Sligo...
feuding

Three men arrested in Athlone after investigation into death threat videos

Three men from Athlone have been arrested after a Garda investigation into death threat videos circling online over the past few days.Athlone Gardai are liaising...
newcomer of the year

Mullingar-based author wins Newcomer of the Year at Irish Book Awards

Mulingar-based author Anne Griffin has won Newcomer of the Year at the Irish Book Awards for her debut 'When All Is Said'.Vicky Phelan, Andrea...

Former AIT technology lecturer believes government could have done NBP differently

A former lecturer in technology and communications at AIT doesn't believe there is any need for the government to be spending so much on...
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Athlone councillor “gutted” as anti-social behaviour closes Family Resource Centre

A local councillor and chairperson of the Athlone Family Resource Centre has said he's "gutted" after rising anti-social behaviour forced its closure.The centre provides...

Cross Country Success For Ireland

Athletics Ireland's had its most successful European Cross-Country Championships. Four medals were won in Lisbon.The senior women's side took a silver medal for their combined...
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Mayo Bring McDonald to Backroom Team

Mayo GAA have confirmed that James Horan has added Ciaran McDonald to his senior football backroom team. McDonald played senior county football with Mayo between 1994 and...

Longford defeat Kildare in round 1 of the O’Byrne Cup

A goal each in each half proved the difference as Longford beat Kildare by 2-14 to 0-14 in round one of the O’Byrne Cup writes Michael...

Una Murphy (nee O’Keeffe).

Una Murphy (nee O’Keeffe). Renefarna, Rooskey, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, December 7th. peacefully, after a short illness. Sadly missed by her husband Pa, sons Michael, Pauric,...

Bridie Murphy.

Bridie Murphy. 29 Holborn Hill, Belturbet, Co. Cavan and late of Micknaugh, Killoe, Co. Longford. Suddenly at her residence. Friday, 6th December. Deeply...

Maureen Tiernan (née Crawford)

Maureen Tiernan (née Crawford) Cloone Village, Cloone, Co. Leitrim Saturday, December 7th, peacefully at Lough Erril Private Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husband Séan and...

Podcast: Book Review 2019

Marina Lynch from Eason's Cavan and Orlagh Kelly from the Reading room in Carrick on Shannon joined Joe Finnegan in studio to review the...

Podcast: The Drugs Problem in the Region

Frankie Keena a member of the Athlone Drugs Awareness group and Packie Kelly from Teach Na Daoine in Monaghan spoke to Joe Finnegan on...

Podcast: IT WAS AS IT WAS

Ballymore native Tony Hughes has written a memoir called ‘It was as it was’Tony Joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Tuesday mornings show.Take a...