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Mullingar Hospital to close a ten-bed ward due to nursing vacancies

Mullingar Hospital is to close a ward of ten beds as dozens of nursing vacancies affect the facility.The INMO has revealed today that a...

INMO claims up to 12 beds to close at Tullamore hospital due to staff...

The INMO claims that 12 beds are to close in Tullamore Hospital over the next two weeks due to the worsening shortage of nurses.The...

Extinction Rebellion branch formed in Athlone

People from across the Shannonside region are being urged to put pressure on politicians to take action on climate change.A new branch of Extinction...

Catalytic converters stolen from two Toyota prius cars in Athlone area

Toyota prius owners are being warned to try to make sure their cars are parked in as secure as place as possible.The warning comes...
School

Athlone IT is appealing to homeowners to consider offering students accommodation

Athlone IT is appealing to homeowners to consider offering students accommodation due to a shortage.The new college term is just a few weeks away...

Athlone brewing company to compete for €100,000 prize tonight

An Athlone brewing company says it will be up against stiff competition tonight when it bids for a major investment package.The brewery has been...

Athlone and Sligo agriculture labs to benefit from €34 million euro investment

The Department of Agriculture laboratories at Athlone and Sligo are among a number around the country set to benefit from a ten year investment...

Calls for South Westmeath hospice to be made more accessible for respite care

The Chairperson of the South Westmeath hospice Committee says they want to see the existing unit in Athlone being made more accessible for respite...

Planning refused for second Lidl store in Athlone

Westmeath County Council has refused planning permission for a new Lidl store in Baylough in Athlone on four grounds.The German retailer has applied in...
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South Westmeath Hospice vows to maintain pressure campaign on HSE after beds plan shelved

The South Westmeath Hospice group has vowed to maintain its campaign for services in Athlone after a meeting with the Minister for Health on...

Ireland Team To Face Scotland Named

Robbie Henshaw has been left out of the Irish team to face Scotland in the opening game of the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama,...

Longford Town Wrap-Up League With Cobh Visit

Longford Town travel south for their final league game of the season against Cobh Ramblers at Saint Colman’s Park this Saturday evening kick-off is...

Ellen Murphy Signs For Gloucester-Hartpury Women

Dromard’s Ellen Murphy has made the move cross-channel and signed for English Premier Division side Gloucester-Hartpury women.Ireland international Murphy made her international debut in...

Sean Donohoe

Sean Donohoe Sydney Australia and formerly Bridge House, Gortamone, Carrigallen, Co.Leitrim. Thursday September 19th, following a short illness. Eldest Son of the late Frank and Pauline. Sean...

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan)

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan) Abbeyshrule, Co Longford. Thursday, 19th September 2019. Peacefully at her residence in the loving care of her son Peter....

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill.

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill. Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford N39 PT32 Late of Stragella, Co. Cavan. Friday, 20th September. Peacefully at home...

Podcast: Paul Fitzpatrick Chats about his Charlie Gallagher Biography

Cavan’s Charlie Gallagher was the George Best of Gaelic football in the swinging sixties — good looking, talented and worshipped by GAA fans all...

What Makes A Leader?

Michael Moriarity is a former General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland  and he has written his first book “Every leader’s reality guide”The...

Minister Creed Talks to the JF Show

Minister Michael Creed has said that he is aware of the complexity of the ongoing beef dispute, but that there is a real danger...