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Westmeath

Residents thrilled as Athlone flood works begin

Residents in Athlone are welcoming the beginning of works to protect certain areas around the town from flooding in the future.The works have begun...
Garda

Four men due in court charged with Mullingar burglary

Four men are due in Court this morning in connection with a burglary in Mullingar in Westmeath.They were arrested in Lucan in Dublin on...
Athlone

Athlone flood defence works to begin this morning

The first stage of building flood defenses in Athlone gets underway this morning.Minister for the OPW Kevin boxer Moran will officially begin the launch...
Garda

Four men arrested following alleged robbery in Mullingar

Four men have been arrested following an operation targeting an organised criminal gang involved in burglaries.The men were arrested in Lucan Co. Dublin yesterday...
Cinema

Athlone cinema apologises for lack of subtitles on religious film

An Athlone cinema has apologized to customers after a religious film shown this week contained no English subtitles.Dozens of people were left disappointed when...

Hopes new footbridge over Shannon in Athlone will restart greenway project

It's hoped the development of a new footbridge over the river Shannon in Athlone can kickstart the final phase of a delayed greenway project...
Boxer moran

‘Boxer’ Moran thinks suggested penalties for unaccompanied learner drivers “too harsh”

A member of the Independent Alliance has described proposals by the Transport Minister to potentially jail people who allow learner drivers use their vehicles...

Westmeath Senator says women don’t need protecting in Leinster House

Westmeath Fine Gael Senator Gabrielle Mc Fadden is disagreeing with comments made by Minister Mary Mitchell o' Connor about whether or not there is...
John Dolan

John Dolan says if health scare had occurred at night he would not have...

Westmeath Fine Gael councillor John Dolan attended his first local authority meeting this week since being taken seriously ill last summer.Councillor Dolan says he...
Mullingar

Patients warned to expect severe delays at Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar

The Ireland East Hospital Group is warning people that the emergency department at Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar is very busy today.A lot of...

Roscommon Confirm Cunningham Backroom Team

Roscommon GAA have tonight confirmed Anthony Cunningham's backroom with Iain Daly (Michael Glavey’s) and Mark Dowd (Strokestown) as selectors.Daly has recently stepped down as...

Expect Schmidt To Stay – IRFU Officer

IRFU Committee member and former Connacht Rugby President Adrian Leddy believes Ireland Coach Joe Schmidt WILL stay with Ireland after the Rugby World Cup...

Seven Players Leave Irish Rugby Panel

Irish focus now turns from Saturday’s victory over New Zealand to the final Guinness series game of the season against the USA this Saturday.Sean...

Bridget Mollaghan

Bridget Mollaghan. Templemichael Glebe, Longford. Monday, 19th, November peacefully at home Surrounded by her loving family. Pre-deceased by her father Michael. Bridget will be sadly missed...

Kathleen (Katie) Daly (nee Owens)

Kathleen (Katie) Daly (nee Owens) Cloonfarries, Mountbellew, Co. Galway, Sunday, November, 18th peacefully at UCHG in the loving care of her family. Predeceased by...

John (John Joe) Tumulty

John (John Joe) Tumulty. The Jays, Tully, Baylin, Athlone. Sunday, 18th November Removal on (Wed) to the Carmelite church, Moate, arriving at 11.45, for funeral prayers....
White House Hotel

LISTEN: Sadness as west Roscommon hotel shuts

A west Roscommon hotel has closed.Padraic Whelan has run the White House Hotel at Ballinlough since May of last year. He was renting...

LISTEN: Interview with major local employer

One of the midlands’ biggest employers is Grant Engineering in Birr, Co Offaly. The company was established in 1977 and is one of the...

PODCAST: Phase two of Castlerea food hub begins

The tendering process is under way for the second phase of the food hub in Castlerea.A total of €500,000 of state funding has...