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Man arrested in Athlone allegedly trying to break-into cars

A man has been arrested by Gardai in Athlone after being disturbed while allegedly trying to break into a car last night. The man,...

Ploughing Championships to take place on Friday

The National Ploughing Championships will now go ahead on Friday to make up for today’s cancellation.The event in Screggan, Co Offaly had to be...

Ploughing Championship called off due to Storm Ali

The second day of the National Ploughing Championships has been cancelled due to Storm Ali.Organisers met this morning to assess the situation after delaying...
Crash

Traffic delays in Athlone after tree falls on car at White Gates

Gardai in Athlone are warning people of major traffic delays on the Ballymahon road into the town.A tree fell on a car at the...

Report highlights problems at Athlone direct-provision centre

A new report has identified a number of issues and fire-safety risks in the direct-provision centre in Athlone.The operator of the development claims all...

Mullingar woman pleads guilty to 25 charges of causing suffering to her pets

A Westmeath woman has pleaded guilty to 25 charges under the Animal Health and Welfare Act including causing unnecessary suffering to a number of...
Peter Burke

Burke abused for wanting to change alcohol bill

A Shannonside TD has claimed he received online abuse for wanting to table amendments to a controversial piece of legislation due back before the Oireachtas...

Concern over traffic congestion on Garrycastle road at Athlone IT

A Westmeath councillor is proposing that Athlone IT could allow buses onto campus to pick up and drop off students in order to alleviate...

Gardaí hunt suspect of Athlone burglary

A computer console has been stolen in a burglary near Athlone.On Saturday afternoon between 4 and 5 o'clock, a person went in an unlocked...

Hens available for adoption in the Shannonside region today

Shannonside animal lovers who might be interested in giving hens a new lease of life are being advised that special hen drops are taking...

Oran And Fuerty Play Out Draw

Fuerty 1-13 Oran 2-10Fuerty and Oran will have to do it all over again after they drew 1-13 to 2-10 in Dr. Hyde Park.The sides...

Fenagh Secure Leitrim Intermediate Title

Fenagh St. Cailins 3-12 Annaduff 0-13Goals made the difference as two Ryan O’Rourke goals and Donal Wrynn secured Fenagh St. Cailins the Smith Monumental Leitrim...

Carrick win Leitrim Hurling title 2018

Carrick 2-07 Manorhamilton 0-07Carrick Hurling have retained the Leitrim Senior hurling championship with a six points win over Manorhamilton.17 year old Stephen Goldrick struck both...

Jim Fahy

Jim FahyLate of Lissywoolen and Mardyke street Athlone formerly of Carhoon, Gort, Co. Galway.Saturday, October 20th, peacefully at Sonas nursing home, Cloghanboy....

Cecelia Mc Loughlin (née Mc Loughlin)

Cecelia Mc Loughlin (née Mc Loughlin)Seltinaveeney, Arigna, Co. Roscommon.Friday, October 19th, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her devoted family.Beloved wife of...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...