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Gardai hopeful of reuniting dozens of stolen power tools with owners

Gardai are advising businesses and homeowners in the Shannonside region who may have had power tools robbed in recent weeks to be patient as...

15% drop in Shannonside car sales in first nine months of 2017

New figures show that car sales have dropped in the Shannonside region by as much as 15pc during the first nine months of this...

Hopes for expansion at Athlone BioClin company

There are hopes for increased employment at the BioClin plant in Athlone following news that it's been bought in a multimillion euro deal.BioClin is...

Driver arrested after crash on M6 at Athlone

The driver of a car that crashed on the fast lane of the M6 near Athlone this afternoon has been arrested.The incident happened around...
Planning

Planning permission granted for new restaurant in Athlone

Planning permission has been granted for a new restaurant to be developed in Athlone.In April, Des Hennelly and Rory Currid asked Westmeath County Council...

Judgement reserved in appeal by two men convicted of Athlone murder

Judgement has been reserved in the case of two Polish men who sought to appeal their convictions today for the murder of a man...

Car burnt out in Athlone

A car was burnt out in Athlone in the early hours of this morning.At 5am, the 14-year-old vehicle was maliciously set on fire at...

‘Ringforts getting precedence over houses in N55 upgrade’

A resident living along the N55 between Ballymahon and Athlone says he's concerned ringforts may be given more priority than houses when it comes...
Pesticide

Shannonside MEP says glyphosate ban shows changed political mood in Europe

The ban on glyphosate for non-agricultural use by the EU has been described by a Shannonside MEP as a major political mood shift.Restrictions on...

Westmeath rape survivor “sick” at Humphries sentence

A Westmeath resident who is campaigning for harsher sentences for repeat sex offences says the Tom Humphries sentencing is disgusting.The former sports writer who...

World Championship Bronze For Shane Ryan

Shane Ryan has claimed 50m Backstroke bronze at the World Championship in China.Ryan swam 22.76 seconds to take bronze, just point one eight of...

Sexton Starts To Captain Leinster Against Bath

Johnny Sexton has passed his fitness test and will line out for Leinster against Bath in the Aviva Stadium for their Heineken Champions Cup...

Connacht Set For Perpignan Return Test

Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend has named Academy players Conor Fitzgerald and Kieran Joyce in his starting team for the trip to Perpignan in...

John Leonard

John Leonard, Kilmalaw, Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday, December 14th, in his 97th year.Reposing at The Sacred Heart funeral home, Kilconnell,...

James (Jimmy) Reilly

James (Jimmy) Reilly. Clonellan and 5 St. Mary’s Drumlish, Co. Longford, in his 81st year. Wednesday, 12th December peacefully at the Portiuncula Nursing Home, Multifarnham. Reposing at...
Teenager

Chriss McManus (nee Byrne)

Chriss McManus (nee Byrne) Curraghill, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Wednesday, December, 12th peacefully after a short illness. Pre-deceased by her husband Don, brothers Tommy, Jay...

LISTEN: It’s time to march for Rural Ireland, who’s with Mick?

Mick in Roscommon says it's time for Irish people to follow the French example and get the yellow vests out. He says he's fed...

LISTEN BACK: Shamrock 165 The Unknown Flight

On Tuesday, Evelyn Rooney and Peggy Lennon spoke to Joe Finnegan in studio to tell the story of their relative Evelyn Belton who died...

Podcast: Sportsbeat- Mullinalaghta Special

Mullinalaghta became the Leinster senior football champions on Sunday with a 1-08 to 1-06 victory over Kilmacud Crokes in Tullamore.On Sportsbeat presented by Kevin...