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Over 6.7 million euro spent on agency staff at Mullingar hospital last year

Over 6.7 million euro was spent on employing agency staff at Mullingar Regional hospital last year.The figure was revealed following a query by Councillor...
abuse

Hiqa calls for further improvements at refurbished St Vincent’s in Athlone

The health watchdog has called for further improvements to be made to St Vincent's Care Centre in Athlone - despite the significant refurbishment work...
Circuit

Athlone man jailed for role in armed burglary challenges decision not to grant him...

An Athlone man, jailed for 10 years for his role in an armed burglary where a family was held hostage and robbed has brought...
Retail

Well-known Athlone retail park for sale

A retail park and neighbourhood centre on the outskirts of Athlone is for sale with an asking price of less than €5 million euro.The...

End in sight to ‘railway field’ saga in Athlone

It's hoped Bus Éireann will complete another key aspect of the 'railway field' project in Athlone later this month.The latest meeting of the town's...
Burglaries

Athlone Gardai investigating tool theft from shed

Gardai in Athlone are investigating the theft of tools from a shed in Garnafailagh at the weekend.It's understood the shed was broken into sometime...
Ericsson

New Athlone I.T research partnership with Ericsson to be worth up to €3million

A new partnership between Athlone Institute of Technology and technology company giant Ericsson is set to be worth an estimated €3million over the next...
Garda

Two men due in court following chase in Athlone

Two men are due to appear in Longford court today after being arrested after a chase near the regional sports complex in Athlone yesterday.The...
Garda

Teenager reported missing in Mullingar has been located safe and well

A teenager who had been reported missing from Mullingar has been located safe and well.Thea McLean, 16, was missing since September 5th.Gardaí have thanked...

Coroner appeals against vandalism of lifebuoys following Athlone drowning

A coroner has appealed against the vandalism of lifesaving equipment following the death of a teen who drowned in the River Shannon in Athlone...

Carrick win Leitrim Hurling title 2018

Carrick 2-07 Manorhamilton 0-07Carrick Hurling have retained the Leitrim Senior hurling championship with a six points win over Manorhamilton.17 year old Stephen Goldrick struck both...

Leinster Call On Tomane For Toulouse

Leo Cullen has handed Joe Tomane his first European Start for Leinster for Sunday’s difficult Heineken Champions Cup trip to Toulouse.Cullen has kept faith...

Blade Captains Connacht For Sale Encounter

Scrum-half Caolin Blade is set to captain Connacht for the first time as his side take on Sale in the European Challenge Cup on...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

Laurence Dolan

Laurence Dolan Garryfliuch, Derradda, ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Laurence Dolan, Garryfliugh, Derradda, Corraleehan, Co. Leitrim Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Thursday 18th October He will...

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley.Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Co. Cavan. Wednesday, October, 17th surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...