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Rotating Taoiseach isn’t Sinn Féin red line issue, says Matt Carthy

Newly elected TD for Cavan-Monaghan Matt Carty doesn't believe the issue over who would be Taoiseach if Fianna Fail were to do a deal...
Mental Health

Event promoting health among rural population and farmers next week in Athlone

The biggest challenges facing modern farmers are mostly out of their control which adds to their stress levels and results in mental health challenges.That's...
admission

Mullingar Hospital to open special ‘Sensory Room’ for people with autism

Mullingar hospital is becoming one of the first in the country to have a specially designed Sensory Room for children with autism today.The aim...

St Patrick’s Day parade in Athlone is back on

 There's a call out for businesses, community and cultural groups to get involved in Athlone's St Patrick's Day parade.It's back on after some doubt,...
admission policy

South Westmeath Hospice Committee calls for admission policy review

The South Westmeath Hospice Committee is calling for a full review of the local admission policy to the hospice unit in consultation with their...

Richard Boyd Barrett predicts General Election earthquake for traditional parties

The head of Solidarity People Before Profit says the country is seeing a historical earthquake in terms of its voting patterns.Latest opinions polls show...

Man taken from River Shannon in Athlone dies in hospital

A man who was recovered from the River Shannon in Athlone earlier this week has died in hospital.The man, who was in his late...
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Athlone drunk driver sent to jail after original sentence deemed too lenient

A drunken driver from Athlone, who narrowly missed six oncoming cars before crashing into a nurse on Christmas Eve in south Roscommon, has been...

Man critical but stable after Shannon incident yesterday

A man who was taken from the River Shannon in Athlone yesterday is reported to be in a critical but stable condition in hospital.The...
missing

Missing Athlone teen found safe and well

Gardai in Athlone are thanking the public for their assistance in locating a missing 14 year old boy.Ronan Quinn had been missing from his...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...