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Westmeath

Gardai are asking people to come forward if they suspect suspicious behaviour around vehicles

Gardai are advising people to be on the alert for people acting suspiciously around vehicles parked in public places.Officers in Athlone have received reports...

AIT confirms plans to re-open on a phased basis in September

Athlone Institute of Technology has confirmed that students will be introduced back to its facilities on a phased basis in September.From 14th September,...
TD Robert Troy

PODCAST: TD reveals how his 85-year-old father chased men who robbed him at his...

Longford Westmeath TD Robert Troy believes it's unacceptable that older people have to become fearful of being robbed in broad daylight by people calling...

Local TD issues warning after elderly father robbed by man looking for directions

A local TD has issued a warning after his father was robbed by men in the Ballynacarrigy area on Monday afternoon.Robert Troy has revealed...

Further easing of maternity ward restrictions for partners at Mullingar hospital

Restrictions on partners attending maternity wards in the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar have been further eased.All birth partners can now attend the...

New Athlone mayor wants to see restoration of town councils feature in government formation...

Newly elected Athlone Mayor Councillor Aengus O'Rourke says he wants to see the restoration of town councils for larger towns discussed at the government...
Delvin

GSOC to investigate fatal Delvin road crash that killed 13-year-old boy

The Garda watchdog is investigating a crash in Co. Westmeath overnight, in which a 13 year old boy died.The single car crash happened at...
Delvin

GSOC investigation underway after death of 13 year old boy in Westmeath crash

A 13-year-old boy has been killed in a crash in county Westmeath.It happened in the Lisclougher Great area of Delvin at around 2:15 this...
tests

Athlone schools apologise after student racist videos emerge

Management at two schools in Athlone have issued apologies after online footage emerged featuring racist language by its students.The boards of management at Athlone...
NCT

Athlone the only local NCT centre reopening tomorrow

Motorists in the Shannonside Northern Sound region will have to wait a little longer for NCT centres in the region to re-open.Meanwhile, the Road...
GAA-Balls

Killoe Begin Championship With Win Over Clonguish

Killoe began their 2020 Longford senior football championship campaign with a controlled win over Clonguish in Monaduff on Friday night.Seven points from Mark Hughes...
flood levels

Funding approved for flood mitigation works on river in Ballyfarnon

Funding has been approved for flood mitigation works at the river Feorish in Ballyfarnon.Minister at the Department of Public Works Patrick O' Donovan has...
David-McGoldrick

McGoldrick Named FAI Player Of The Year

David McGoldrick has been named as the 2019 ‘Three’ FAI Senior Men’s International Player of the Year.In a year that saw the striker return...

PJ Slamen

PJ Slamen Ardeevin, Castleplunkett, Castlerea, Co Roscommon. August 7th 2020, peacefully with his loving family by his side and in the wonderful care of...

Sean Duignan,

Sean Duignan Finglas, Dublin and formerly of Grange, Hillstreet and Thatch Pub Bridgetown Carrick on Shannon. Wednesday, 5th August. Peacefully at his home. Loving husband to...

Mary Moroney (née Barry)

Mary Moroney (née Barry) Oxford, England and late of Drumheriff, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. July 17th 2020. Beloved wife of the late Patrick. She will be sadly missed...
Italian

Podcast: DJ’s and Musicians During the Pandemic

Mark Fay from DJBOX.IE and musician Luan Parle spoke to Kevin McGillicuddy on the Joe Finnegan Show about how people in the entertainment industry...
Italian

Podcast: The European Transplant and Dialysis Games

Two cocooners have it sewn up for pandemic celebrating 50 years of successful transplantation between themUndeterred by the cancellation of the 2020 European Transplant &...

Podcast: Pubs Not Reopening on August 10th

Pubs aren't reopening on the 10th of August after the move to the next phase was delayed-to discuss the matter Kevin McGillicuddy was joined...