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Planning approved for 32 new homes in Athlone

Westmeath County Council has granted planning permission for 32 houses to be built at a building site in Athlone.Salamisso Developments applied to remove...

Man appears at Athlone court after seizure of almost €4,000 of heroin

A man is appearing in court in Athlone following the seizure of almost €4,000 euro worth of heroin.Gardai made the arrest after a search...
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N55 re-opens at Glasson following earlier road crash

The N55 has re-opened at Glasson following a crash earlier this morning. Two cars were involved in the incident just before 9 o' clock.Gardai...

Plans lodged for new day-care unit for St Hilda’s in Athlone

Plans have been lodged for a new day-care service unit and drop-in centre in Athlone.St Hilda's Services is seeking to change the use...

Lengthy suspensions meted out over horrific ref attack

Three soccer players have been banned from the sport for 40 years following an assault on an amateur referee earlier this month.Daniel Sweeney suffered...

Defence Forces issue warning after drones reported close to Custume Barracks in Athlone

People using drones in or around Athlone are being urged to keep them away from Custume Barracks.The Defence Forces say there's been an increase...

Public meeting in Glasson tonight on N55 realignment options

A public meeting is to be held in Glasson tonight to allow people give reaction to the recently published options for the realignment of...

31 patients waiting on a bed in University Hospital Galway

University Hospital Galway is one of the most overcrowded hospitals in the country this afternoon with 31 patients waiting for a bed.According to the...

Discovery of woman’s body in Athlone is not being treated as suspicious

Gardaí have said the discovery of a woman's body at Grace Park Road, in Athone on Friday night is not suspicious.Winnie Mongan, who...

Gardai in Athlone investigating death of woman

Gardai in Athlone are investigating the death of a woman in the town last night.Gardai and ambulance services were called to a house on...

Podcast:Relive Mullinalaghta’s Leinster Triumph 2018

St Columba’s Mullinalaghta created history on the 9th of December 2018 by becoming the first Longford team to win the Leinster senior title.Mickey Grahams...

A Heroes Return; St Columba’s Mullinalaghta

St Columba's Mullinalaghta have returned home as heroes after claiming the Leinster Senior football title.The North Longford side saw off Kilmacud Crokes 1-08 to...

UK Based Conan Brady ‘Leeds’ The Way

It’s been a fairytale story for St Columba’s Mullinalaghta as the half-parish have claimed the Leinster Senior title with a 1-08 to 1-06 win...

Elizabeth (Lily) McWeeney (nee McWeeney)

Elizabeth (Lily) McWeeney (nee McWeeney) Dromore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.) Sunday, December, 9th peacefully in her 97th year at Abbey Haven, Nursing Home, Boyle. Pre-deceased...
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Damien Lynch

Damien Lynch. Gelsha, Ballinalee, Co. Longford and formerly of Gortinty, Aughamore, Co. Leitrim. Friday, December, 7th suddenly at his home in Gortinty, in his 25th year. Damien...

Mary Mc Dermott (nee Quinn)

Mary Mc Dermott (nee Quinn) 12 Hanly Ave, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Sunday, 9th December peacefully at the I.C.U department Sligo University Hospital. Deeply regretted by her...

RECIPE: Christmas Cookery with Gearóid Lynch & JF – Monday 3rd Dec 2018

The Christmas Cookery Corner was in full swing again today on the Joe Finnegan Show - you can listen back to the piece with...

PODCAST: Should Sinn Féin finally take its Westminster seats?

Sinn Féin is coming under pressure to take its seats in the House of Commons to help to get the Brexit vote through.But...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Brexit, the Castleblayney tragedy, the broadband saga and sex-offenders legislation: these were some of the topics discussed on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel.They...