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Westmeath

Planning Permission

Plans lodged for 18 apartments in Athlone

Planning permission is being sought for 18 apartments in Athlone.Gardarta Limited is seeking outline permission for the two-bedroom properties in a two and three-storey...

Announcement on River Shannon maintenance works imminent

A major announcement regarding maintenance works on the River Shannon is to be made in the next 24 hours.That's according to OPW and Flood...
Hospital beds

Overcrowding reported in Tullmore and Mullingar hospitals this afternoon

More than 300 people are on hospital trolleys across the country today.The latest report from the INMO shows 324 people are waiting in emergency...
Mullingar

Baby girl in stable condition after Westmeath crash

A baby girl is reported to be in a stable condition following a crash in County Westmeath yesterday afternoon.The accident happened on the the...
Gabrielle McFadden

Senator Gabrielle McFadden available to run for Dail

Fine Gael Senator Gabrielle McFadden has denied she would be a “sweeper” for the party in the next general election.The Senator who failed to...
Mullingar Hospital

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...

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...

O’Rourke Bows Out of World Boxing Championship

Aoife O’Rourke’s world women’s elite boxing campaign came to an end this morning as Welsh middleweight Lauren Price advanced to the last eight on...

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...