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Seven jihadists jailed for killing 60 people, including an Athlone couple

Seven jihadists have been jailed for life in Tunisia for gun and grenade attacks which killed 60 people, including three Irish people.Larry and Martina...

Final traffic restrictions will be in place for Church Street in Athlone next week

The finishing touches to the newly re-vamped Church Street in Athlone will lead to some final traffic restrictions for the road next week.Traffic restrictions...

Mullingar Hospital advising public to stay away from Emergency Department due to “extreme pressures”

Management at the Regional Hospital in Mullingar is advising the public to stay away from their emergency department as the hospital is under what...

Former Justice Minister Paddy Cooney receives apology from Irish Times

The former Minister for Justice Paddy Cooney has settled a defamation action taken against the Irish Times.The ex- Longford-Westmeath TD received an apology, damages...

Water restrictions announced for Athlone from 10pm tonight

Water restrictions for large areas of Athlone and its surrounds have been announced for tonight.Irish Water has confirmed that due to an issue...

Two new soup kitchens to be set up in Athlone and Mullingar in coming...

A soup kitchen charity which already serves more than 2,500 meals a week is to set up two centres in this region to meet...

Longford-Westmeath Labour TD reveals his daughters received personal abuse while canvassing for him

Labour TD Willie Penrose has admitted that his family suffered shocking personal abuse while canvassing for him in recent years.The Longford-Westmeath representative is...

Athlone lock-gates re-open after vital maintenance works

Waterways Ireland is advising boat owners that essential maintenance work on the lock gates at Athlone have finished.The lock was de-watered and closed last...
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Hiqa: Children placed ‘at risk’ in midlands centre

The health watchdog has found children were placed at 'unnecessary risk' for three months in a children's residential centre in the midlands.It also...
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Athlone students protesting over lack of bus shelters near college

Students in Athlone are protesting on the Garrycastle road today to highlight the lack of shelters at the two bus stops at the college.Works...

Last Gasp Armagh Try Downs Buccaneers

City of Armagh snatched a 32-27 victory over Buccaneers with a last agasp try in their All-Ireland League Division 1B game played in front...

Longford Start Leinster Minor Championship With Victory

Longford got their 2019 Leinster minor championship campaign off to a winning start with a four pointi victory over Laois.Laois were 3-4 to 2-5...

Ballymore Represent Longford At Páidí Football Festival

Ballymore Ladies bowed out in the second round of the 30th Páidí Ó Sé Football Festival.The weather was predominantly wet and windy for the 44...

Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

RECIPE: Chef Sham from The Cottage, Jamestown on The JF Cookery Corner

  The Cookery Corner on The Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound has a new chef! Every two weeks, Chef Sham Hanifa from the...

Podcast: Side by Side 10th Feb 2019

Side by Side presented by Eamon O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.Patsy Lee Explores more on Laudato Si the letter from Pope Francis.So join...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 9th February 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 9th of February 2019.In...