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Overcrowding

Two Shannonside hospitals suffering from overcrowding this afternoon

Serious overcrowding is being reported at two hospitals in the Shannonside region this afternoon.29 people are waiting for a hospital bed at the Midlands...
Garda

Man charged after cannabis seizure in Athlone

A man in his 30s has been charged following the seizure of cash and cannabis in Athlone.The man was arrested following a search of...
Pine marten

Minister asked by Athlone councillors to remove pine marten from protected species list

The Minister for Culture is to be asked to consider removing pine martens from the protected species list by councillors in Athlone in order...

Athlone flood walls won’t have a negative impact

Athlone MD Mayor Aengus O' Rourke says he believes flood walls which will be built along the banks of the Shannon will add to...
Athlone

Iona Park first area of Athlone to see flood relief works begin next month

Iona Park in Athone will be the first area in the town to see flood alleviation works begin this autumn.Westmeath County Council confirmed this...
Minister Zappone

Minister Zappone to visit child and youth projects in Athlone today

The Minister for Children Katherine Zappone is in Athlone this afternoon to examine a number of different childcare and youth services in the town.She...
Bank of Ireland

Local TD accuses Bank of Ireland of insulting customers with self-service changes

A Labour TD's accusing Bank of Ireland of giving the "two fingers" to citizens.Willie Penrose says financial institution is running amuck in its expansion...

Department of Education to carry out fire audits of up to 25 schools

The Department of Education is to carry out fire audits of up to 25 schools built in the last 20 years.It comes after safety...

Renewed appeal for information on missing Mullingar teen

The search for a missing teenager from Mullingar is now in its eleventh day.14 year old Ned Cash Connors was last seen in Dalton...
Gardai

Man due to appear in court following several alleged offences in Glasson

A man in his 20s will appear before a court in Dublin today charged with a string of offences that took place in County...

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...