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Minister of Defence says future of Athlone’s aeromedical ambulance is “secure”

The Minister with Responsibility for Defence has reassured an Athlone senator that the future of the town's aeromedical ambulance is secure, despite ongoing staffing...
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Over a hundred people waiting for beds at Shannonside hospitals today

Over a hundred people are waiting for beds at hospitals in the Shannonside region today.Figures revealed by the INMO this morning show University Hospital...

President Higgins to celebrate 21st birthday of Mullingar Arts Centre later

President Michael D Higgins will attend a production at Mullingar Arts Centre for the 21st anniversary of the venue's opening.He will mark the...
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Offaly teenager pleads guilty to manslaughter of man in “domestic incident”

A teenager has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a man in Co. Offaly.Alexander Whelan of Green Road, Lumville, Edenderry was remanded in custody...

Athlone’s Air-Ambulance will be withdrawn for 16 days over the next 4 months

An Air Ambulance service in the midlands is to be withdrawn for 16 days over the next four months because of staffing shortages.The Emergency...

Reports that deal is close for Golden Island shopping Centre Athlone

It's being reported that the Golden island Shopping Centre in Athlone is in line to be bought for just over €35 million euro.The property...

Lough Ree RNLI takes delivery of new lifeboat

Lough Ree RNLI are operating with a new lifeboat this week after receiving an Atlantic 85 class vessel at the Coosan Point lifeboat station...

Quinn Holdings director says they won’t feel safe until paymaster is stopped

A Director at Quinn Industrial Holdings says they are not necessarily feeling safer with increased Gardai resources now involved in their case.Newtowngore's John McCartin...
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Westmeath SPCA urges vigilance after attempted puppy theft

Westmeath SPCA is urging people in the Shannonside region to be vigilant after an attempted puppy theft in the area.A member of the public...

Teenage boy missing in Co Westmeath

Gardai are appealing for help in finding a missing teenage boy in Co Westmeath.16 year-old David Marshall was last seen at College Street, Mullingar...

Cross Country Success For Ireland

Athletics Ireland's had its most successful European Cross-Country Championships. Four medals were won in Lisbon.The senior women's side took a silver medal for their combined...
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Mayo Bring McDonald to Backroom Team

Mayo GAA have confirmed that James Horan has added Ciaran McDonald to his senior football backroom team. McDonald played senior county football with Mayo between 1994 and...

Longford defeat Kildare in round 1 of the O’Byrne Cup

A goal each in each half proved the difference as Longford beat Kildare by 2-14 to 0-14 in round one of the O’Byrne Cup writes Michael...

Una Murphy (nee O’Keeffe).

Una Murphy (nee O’Keeffe). Renefarna, Rooskey, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, December 7th. peacefully, after a short illness. Sadly missed by her husband Pa, sons Michael, Pauric,...

Bridie Murphy.

Bridie Murphy. 29 Holborn Hill, Belturbet, Co. Cavan and late of Micknaugh, Killoe, Co. Longford. Suddenly at her residence. Friday, 6th December. Deeply...

Maureen Tiernan (née Crawford)

Maureen Tiernan (née Crawford) Cloone Village, Cloone, Co. Leitrim Saturday, December 7th, peacefully at Lough Erril Private Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husband Séan and...

Podcast: Book Review 2019

Marina Lynch from Eason's Cavan and Orlagh Kelly from the Reading room in Carrick on Shannon joined Joe Finnegan in studio to review the...

Podcast: The Drugs Problem in the Region

Frankie Keena a member of the Athlone Drugs Awareness group and Packie Kelly from Teach Na Daoine in Monaghan spoke to Joe Finnegan on...

Podcast: IT WAS AS IT WAS

Ballymore native Tony Hughes has written a memoir called ‘It was as it was’Tony Joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Tuesday mornings show.Take a...