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Irish Rural Link is calling for the rollout of the National Broadband Plan to...

Irish Rural Link is calling for the rollout of the National Broadband Plan to push ahead and be delivered as a matter of urgency.The...

Four Shannonside schools to take part in energy efficency pilot programme

Several schools in the Shannonside region are to take part in an energy efficiency upgrade pilot programmeThe €7million government retrofit scheme is aimed...

GSOC to investigate death of man who was arrested at Mullingar hospital

The Garda watchdog is examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a man after an incident at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.It's understood...

Athlone animal charity takes over management of Kerry-based welfare group

An Athlone animal charity is to take over management of another animal welfare group which has been forced to close.Athlone SPCA will run Animal...

Two local TDs hosting climate change conference in Athlone tonight

Two local TDs are hosting a major conference on climate change this evening.Roscommon/Galway Deputy Eugene Murphy claims that Ireland is now "bottom of...

Body cam footage to capture angry ‘parkers’ in Athlone

People annoyed over parking issues in Westmeath are being advised that they may be recorded.Westmeath County Council is among the first local authorities in...

Man recovering after Athlone river rescue

A young man had a miraculous escape after jumping into the Shannon in Athlone yesterday morning.He leaped off the bridge shortly after 2am and...

Athlone Mayor describes rise in River Shannon water levels as “frightening”

The Mayor of Athlone has described as "frightening " the rapid rise in water level of the River Shannon in the last week.Several...

Gardaí at the scene of multi-vehicle crash in Co Westmeath

There has been a serious crash on the M6 motorway in Co Westmeath.At least five vehicles were involved in the crash and the motorway...

Westmeath mother and child face homelessness

A Westmeath single mother says she and her three-year-old child face homelessness.Danielle Donlon has been living in Mullingar for the past two and a...

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...