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Health Minister insists no changes to current pay agreements

The Health Minister has warned there's no consequence free way to give nurses a pay rise.Simon Harris has again insisted there can't be...

Chair of Westmeath County Council urges Irish Water to change Portaneena plans

The Chairman of Westmeath County Council has appealed to Irish water to find another location to extract water from Lough Ree in order to...

Mullingar Hospital MRI fundraising group call for no delays to planning for new unit

The fundraising committee for the new MRI scanner at the Regional Hospital in Mullingar is calling on the HSE not to delay in submitting...

Key progress in establishing new MRI facilities at Mullingar Regional Hospital

Hopes to provide a MRI service at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar have been given a major boost. Westmeath County Council has approved...

Resident threatens lawsuit over Athlone water plant

A resident objecting to plans by Irish Water to extract water from Killinure Lough and build a water-treatment plant at Portnaneena says local people...

Water restrictions from 10pm in east Athlone due to ongoing reservoir issues

Irish Water is warning customers in the Athlone area that despite supply being restored to many areas of the town today, restrictions will be...

Locals plan to continue opposition to Lough Ree water plans despite withdrawal of planning

Irish Water has withdrawn its planning application for the extraction of water from Killinure Lough.In a statement to Shannonside news, it says that since...

Irish Water to withdraw planning application for Lough Ree extraction plan

Irish Water has confirmed that it is withdrawing its current plan to extract water from Lough Ree.Locals in the wider Athlone and Glasson area...

AIT lecturer believes impact of Brexit could be more harmful than Central Bank prediction

A Shannonside-based financial expert believes a central bank report predicting a 4% drop in the Irish economy in the event of a no-deal Brexit...

Knife and axe allegedly used in Athlone incidents

Two young men are due in court today after allegedly using dangerous weapons in two separate incidents in Athlone.An 18-year-old has been charged...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

Last Gasp Armagh Try Downs Buccaneers

City of Armagh snatched a 32-27 victory over Buccaneers with a last agasp try in their All-Ireland League Division 1B game played in front...

Longford Start Leinster Minor Championship With Victory

Longford got their 2019 Leinster minor championship campaign off to a winning start with a four pointi victory over Laois.Laois were 3-4 to 2-5...

Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

Podcast; The This Week Show 17th February 2019

The This Week Show with Kevin McDermott is a look back on the week that was on Shannonside Northern Sound FM.On the Show this...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

RECIPE: Chef Sham from The Cottage, Jamestown on The JF Cookery Corner

  The Cookery Corner on The Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound has a new chef! Every two weeks, Chef Sham Hanifa from the...