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Westmeath

High Court denies Athlone armed robber early release

An Athlone man jailed for ten years for his role in an armed robbery where a family was held hostage is not entitled to...
Garda

Man due in court in Athlone charged with alleged drugs offences

A man is due to appear in court in Athlone today after four people were arrested yesterday in an operation targeting alleged drug dealing...

Taoiseach told to investigate Athlone heroin allegations

The Taoiseach has been called on to investigate allegations made by an Athlone Garda whistleblower after the death of a young woman in the...
Church Street

Tender process for Athlone’s Church Street works opens

The tender process is underway for the enhancement works of Church Street in Athlone.Earlier this year, Westmeath County Council was given the go-ahead to...
Shannon

Minister Moran defends slow pace of dredging works on upper Shannon

Minister Kevin" Boxer" Moran has defended the fact that flood relief works on the upper Shannon isn't starting in this region just yet.The Independent...

Thieves raid businesses and houses in Athlone

Gardaí in Athlone are investigating a number of robberies from commercial and domestic properties over the weekend.Two commercial businesses were targeted in Church Street...
Q

Three Shannonside companies nominated for Q Mark awards

Three Shannonside companies have been nominated for the Q-mark Quality awards.Bridgestock in Roscommon has been nominated for Quality Management Systems while Ronney's supervalu in...
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...

BREAKING: Jose Mourinho leaves Manchester United

Manchester United has announced that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect.The club would like to thank Jose for his work...

Mullinalaghta To Face Dr.Crokes In Thurles

St.Columba’s Mullinalaghta AIB All-Ireland Club semi-final with Dr. Crokes has been set for Semple Stadium.Croke Park have set the All-Ireland club fixture for Saturday...

Davis Gives O’Byrne Cup Schedule Endorsement

New Longford boss Padraic Davis has given the pre-Christmas O’Byrne cup schedule the thumbs up.Longford saw off Meath by 0-9 to 1-5 on Saturday...

Eddie Fahy

Eddie Fahy, Dalkey, Co. Dublin and late of Ballinakill, Loughrea, Co. Galway. Saturday, December 15th, in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin...

Thomas McCormack

Thomas McCormack, Carrowkeel, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully, at home surrounded by his family.Reposing at Brady’s Funeral Home, Elphin on Wednesday evening from five...

Tony Keane

Tony Keane, Boyle Road, Carrick-on-Shannon, Roscommon / Leitrim. Peacefully after a long life, well lived, reunited with his beloved Peggy.Loving and much...

LISTEN: Paul Williams gives his take on the Strokestown repossession case

On this morning's Joe Finnegan Show, Ballinamore native and journalist Paul Williams spoke to Joe about the dangers of the "mob mentality" that can...

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...