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Athlone lock shuts for major upgrade

Athlone Lock is closing this week to allow for a substantial project to be carried out over the next six weeks.The lock was built...

Sub-aqua club rescues woman in Athlone

A woman was rescued from the Shannon in Athlone this morning by a member of Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.The woman was spotted in the water...

Outbreak of deadly plague in local Athlone river

Water-users along the Shannon are being urged to adopt a disinfection protocol after confirmation of an outbreak of crayfish plague on a stretch of...

Water restrictions planned for Athlone from 10pm tonight

Water restrictions are planned for Athlone town and its surrounding areas tonight after a burst water main was reported. Irish Water has reported...

Irish Water says ‘pause’ in Athlone drainage procurement will not effect proposed delivery

Irish Water says the pause in procurement process for the Athlone Main Drainage project will not effect the delivery of the project or its...

Concern over tender process for new Athlone drainage scheme

There's concern in Athlone that the tendering process for the town's new drainage scheme has been paused.Up to €27 million euro has been earmarked...

Tullamore hospital badly affected by overcrowding today

Tullamore hospital is one of the worst affected by overcrowding in the country today with a total of 38 people there waiting to be...

Mullingar man jailed for ten years for rape of daughter

A 61-year-old man from the Midlands has been jailed for 10 years for the repeated rape and sexual assault of his daughter over the...
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Trial date set for women charged in connection with Ballinasloe fatal crash

Two women are to go forward for trial at Galway Circuit Court in connection with a fatal collision in Ballinasloe earlier this year.Twenty two...

Planning lodged for major extension at AIT Innovation Centre

Athlone Institute of Technology is lodging planning permission for a major new extension at its site.The development will involve a 3 storey extension to...

Podcast:Relive Mullinalaghta’s Leinster Triumph 2018

St Columba’s Mullinalaghta created history on the 9th of December 2018 by becoming the first Longford team to win the Leinster senior title.Mickey Grahams...

A Heroes Return; St Columba’s Mullinalaghta

St Columba's Mullinalaghta have returned home as heroes after claiming the Leinster Senior football title.The North Longford side saw off Kilmacud Crokes 1-08 to...

UK Based Conan Brady ‘Leeds’ The Way

It’s been a fairytale story for St Columba’s Mullinalaghta as the half-parish have claimed the Leinster Senior title with a 1-08 to 1-06 win...

Elizabeth (Lily) McWeeney (nee McWeeney)

Elizabeth (Lily) McWeeney (nee McWeeney) Dromore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.) Sunday, December, 9th peacefully in her 97th year at Abbey Haven, Nursing Home, Boyle. Pre-deceased...
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Damien Lynch

Damien Lynch. Gelsha, Ballinalee, Co. Longford and formerly of Gortinty, Aughamore, Co. Leitrim. Friday, December, 7th suddenly at his home in Gortinty, in his 25th year. Damien...

Mary Mc Dermott (nee Quinn)

Mary Mc Dermott (nee Quinn) 12 Hanly Ave, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Sunday, 9th December peacefully at the I.C.U department Sligo University Hospital. Deeply regretted by her...

RECIPE: Christmas Cookery with Gearóid Lynch & JF – Monday 3rd Dec 2018

The Christmas Cookery Corner was in full swing again today on the Joe Finnegan Show - you can listen back to the piece with...

PODCAST: Should Sinn Féin finally take its Westminster seats?

Sinn Féin is coming under pressure to take its seats in the House of Commons to help to get the Brexit vote through.But...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Brexit, the Castleblayney tragedy, the broadband saga and sex-offenders legislation: these were some of the topics discussed on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel.They...