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Athlone among Ireland’s cleanest towns as Roscommon and Longford also show litter improvement

Athlone has been reported as one of the cleanest towns in Ireland.A new litter league survey reveals that the town on the Shannon...

People are being asked not to attend the Emergency Department of Mullingar Hospital after...

The public is being asked not to attend the Emergency Department of Mullingar Hospital after an electrical fire overnight.The incident occurred in an electrical...

New garda Superintendent takes up role at Athlone garda station

Superintendent David Nolan is taking over at Athlone Garda Station today following the announcement of appointments and allocations of senior personnel within the force.The...

Public asked to pay respects to late St Bernard Lynch in safe manner

Gardaí in Athlone say they hope everyone who wants to pay their last respects to Sr Bernard Lynch will be able to do so...
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Five million announced to help Athlone and Limerick IT’s get Technological University status

Five million euro is being allocated to progress the development of the new Technological University between Athlone and Limerick.Athlone IT and Limerick IT are...

Tender for long-awaited MRI building at Mullingar Hospital to be published this month

It's hoped the building to house the new MRI scanner at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar will be operational by October next year.The...
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27 people waiting at Mullingar ED as hospital urges public to stay away again...

Mullingar hospital is reported to be very busy again today with a total of 27 people waiting on trolleys in the emergency department for...

Sean’s Bar, Athlone forms part of test case on insurance compensation for Covid 19...

The High Court is being asked to settle a dispute between four pubs and their insurer in what will have a huge knock-on effect...

Tributes paid to late Sr Bernard Lynch following Athlone incident

Tributes are being paid to the woman who died in a crash in Athlone town yesterday afternoon.She has been named locally as Sr Bernard...
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Elderly woman dies after road crash in Athlone town centre

A woman in her 90s has died following a road crash in Athlone town centre this afternoon.The car the woman was driving was...
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Limerick Dominate Hurling All-Star Nominations

All Ireland champions Limerick dominate this year's Hurling P-W-C All-Stars shortlist.14 of John Kiely's side are among a total list of 45 with beaten...

Brennan Aims For Sligo Ladies Improvement

Let there be no debate: Sligo Ladies were the most fortunate team in football in 2020.TG4 Intermediate Semi-finalists in the previous four years, Sligo...

Can the GAA avoid bursting the “Covid” Bubble

Mid-January, 10 months into restrictions, lockdowns, opening up, locking down again, level 5 back to 2 up to 3 over to Level 5 plus...

Patricia (Pat) Mcdonnell (nee Blake)

Patricia (Pat) Mcdonnell (nee Blake) 1 Curraghrua, Lanesboro, Co Longford and formerly of Summerhill, Co. Meath.Friday, January 15th, peacefully surrounded by her family.Funeral mass...

John Kilcommons

John Kilcommons Cornamuckla, Ballymoe, Castlerea, Co. Galway. Friday, January 15th, in his 90th year, peacefully at University College Hospital, Roscommon.Predeceased by his beloved wife...

Emily Perry (née McMaster)

Emily Perry (née McMaster) Carrick Road, Boyle, Co. RoscommonFriday, January 15th. Former Principal of Boyle Parochial N.S.Removal tomorrow (Sun) from her home to...
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Podcast: JF Show Panel 15th January

On the JF Show Panel this week, Senator Eugene Murphy, Luke Casserly from the Irish Secondary School students Union and Anglo Celt Editor Linda...
Italian

Podcast: Mary Garavan

Mary Garavan-A retired member of staff at Esker House Refuge Centre in Athlone talks to Joe about her work in the Centre after JF...
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Podcast: Streaming services and how they are changing our viewing habits

Irish Daily Star Entertainment editor Rachel Beresford and Milton C Hardcastle spoke about streaming services and how they've changed our viewing habits.Take a listen...