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Disclosures Tribunal to examine claims by Garda formerly based in Athlone

The Disclosures Tribunal is to look into claims by a Garda whistleblower that he was discredited in the knowledge of senior officers after making...

Sinn Fein leader slams local hospital overcrowding

The Sinn Fein President claims the government is out of touch regarding hospital overcrowding in the Shannonside region and nationally,.Earlier this week the midlands...

Public urged to avoid Mullingar Emergency Department if possible

Management at Regional Hospital Mullingar are advising prospective patients that it has no capacity at its Emergency Department this evening.It says the unit and...

Mother of three claims landlords refusing HAP is the reason she now lives in...

A mother of three is claiming she's been forced to live in a campervan in a forest in Glasson as she struggles to find...

Three Athlone students win prize for research into food allergies

Three Athlone secondary school students have been recognised for their innovative research into food allergies.The teenagers from Athlone Community College found that nearly 10%...

Former Sinn Fein Councillor says he has not changed politics to suit ‘Boxer’ Moran’s...

Councillor Paul Hogan claims he has not changed his politics to suit the Boxer Independent grouping for the next local elections.At a launch last...

Water restrictions for Athlone from 2pm as mechanical failure affects treatment plant

A mechanical failure at the water treatment plant in Athlone is set to result in outages for large areas of the town this afternoon...

Former Sinn Féin councillor joins Boxer’s Athlone team

Former Sinn Féin councillor Paul Hogan has teamed with Junior Minister Kevin 'Boxer' Moran's team for the forthcoming local elections.He quit the party last...

Athlone March 17th committee chair to resign after personal abuse backlash over parade change

The chairperson of the Athlone St Patricks' Parade committee has revealed that the decision to move the town's parade to March 16th this year...

Kevin Boxer Moran accused of behaving “unministerially”

Athlone based OPW Minister Kevin Boxer Moran has been accused of behaving "unminsterially" during a debate in the Dail yesterday with Labour TD Joan...

Longford GAA Fixtures – Weekending April 29

Tuesday 23rd April 23Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship Rd. 1Glennon Brothers Pearse Park: Longford V Westmeath 7pmWednesday, 24th April 2019Reserve Football League 1...

Maureen Owens and Gerard McKenna Memorial Singles Tournament Report

Martin Heneghan landed the open section of the 20th Maureen Owens and Gerard McKenna Memorial Singles Darts Tournament in Drumkeerin on Easter Sunday.Heneghan beat...

Podcast: Last Amateurs-Ulster 1999 European Champions

It was a Heineken Champions Cup weekend and the world is enjoying a feast of Rugby.It’s remarkable to think that twenty years ago Ulster...

Barney (Bernard) Lynch.

Barney (Bernard) Lynch. Curraughmore, Keenagh, Co. Longford. Monday 22nd April. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Costello's Nursing Home, Ballyleague and Portiuncula...

Deirdre Russell (nee Kenny)

Deirdre Russell (nee Kenny) Larchfield House, Ballinalone, Drumraney, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Friday, 19th April suddenly at her residence. Removal tomorrow (Wed) to St. Mary’s church, Moate for...

Maura Mc’Cormack (nee Glynn)

Maura Mc’Cormack (nee Glynn) Palmerstown, Dublin 20 and formerly of Crannaghmore, Athlone. Monday, April, 22nd Reposing at her residence in Palmerstown on (Thurs) from four...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 20th April 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 20th of April 2019.So...

Side By Side 21st April 2019

Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.Patsy Lee Joins Eamonn and Tony as they reflect on how it is...

Podcast: Last Amateurs-Ulster 1999 European Champions

It was a Heineken Champions Cup weekend and the world is enjoying a feast of Rugby.It’s remarkable to think that twenty years ago Ulster...