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St Vincent’s refurbishment work nearly complete

The HSE is insisting that refurbishment works at St Vincent's Care Centre in Athlone are now virtually complete.In a statement to Shannonside FM, the...

Athlone man ‘critical’ after fall from balcony

A young Athlone man is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from a balcony.At about 3.15 yesterday morning, the man, aged in...

People travelling abroad advised to apply for passports now

Athlone based Senator Gabrielle Mc Fadden is advising anyone planning to travel abroad for holidays or business to apply now for their passports.The Fine...
Asylum

Figures released on direct provision payments

New figures published by the Department of Justice show that the company which provides direct provision services in Athlone and two other areas was...

Last day for sports grants applications

Today is the deadline for applications under the Sports Capital Grants scheme.The scheme which is being made available for the sixth year opened at...

TD launches Bill to allow courts consider impact of repossession

A Longford Westmeath TD has presented a new bill aimed at keeping people in their own homes to the Dáil.Working with legal experts, Deputy...

Athlone TD introduces bill to protect homeowners

A new bill aimed at keeping people in their own homes is being presented in the Dail today by Longford Westmeath Deputy Kevin Boxer...

Ericsson’s Athlone research hub expected to fetch €19million on property market

The Ericsson research and development facility in Athlone has been put on the property market for an estimated price of €19million.According to the Irish...

Closure of Athlone bus could hit Roscommon patients

It's being claimed the possible closure of the Athlone to Westport bus service would be a major blow to patients attending Roscommon University Hospital.It...

Major surge in patients on trolleys at Mullingar

The Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar has the second highest amount of people waiting on trolleys nationally today, just one day after the Minister...

Roscommon Top 3A After Tyrone Win

Roscommon recorded their third win in Allianz Hurling League Division 3A with a seven point win over Armagh 0-18 to 1-11 and are the...

Longford See Off Leitrm in Division 3B

Longford recorded their first win of their Division 3B campaign with a 2-18 to 16 points win over Leitrim at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.Ben...

Antrim Ladies Score Win Over Leitrim

Antrim recovered from their defeat against Fermanagh to record a 5-10 to 4-6 victory over Leitrim at The Dub on Saturday.Antrim were 3-6 to...

Catherine (Kate) Monaghan (nee Tiernan)

Catherine (Kate) Monaghan (nee Tiernan) Clonbonny, Athlone, Co Westmeath and formerly of The Derries, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co Roscommon. Saturday, February 16th, peacefully in her...

Bridie Gately (nee Cusack)

Bridie Gately (nee Cusack) Castletown, Curraghboy, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, February 16th, peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her...

Margaret Sweeney (nee Rudden)

Margaret Sweeney (nee Rudden) Tullyoscar, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Belturbet, Co. Cavan. Friday, February 15th, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Predeceased by her beloved husband...

Podcast: Side by Side 10th Feb 2019

Side by Side presented by Eamon O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.Patsy Lee Explores more on Laudato Si the letter from Pope Francis.So join...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 9th February 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 9th of February 2019.In...

Podcast: A Love Letter from Gurteen

Roses are Red, Violets are blue, we Will save our post office, with help from you! Damien Tansey, Centra owner in Gurteen talks to...