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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...
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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...

Mullingar hospital manager says 24/7 staff cover is needed

The general manager of Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar is calling on the Minister for Health to put in place 24/7 staff cover at...

Harris vows to solve local overcrowding crisis

The Minister for Health is promising to solve the overcrowding and ambulance problems in the Shannonside region.Speaking during a visit to the new emergency...

Creggs win Connacht Club Of The Year

Creggs RFC has been named as Connacht Club of the Year at the Connacht Rugby 2018-19 AwardsCreggs was shortlisted with senior clubs Sligo RFC...

Ramblers Boss Looks Forward To Longford Tie

Cobh Ramblers complete their first series of fixtures in the SSE Airtricity league first division when hosting Longford Town at seven o’clock on Saturday...

Best Retiring From Profesional Rugby-Season’s End

Ulster and Ireland captain Rory Best has confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby when his current contract expires after the Rugby World...

Deirdre Fitzgerald

Deirdre Fitzgerald, Chapel Street, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. Wednesday, April 17th, suddenly aged 20 years at University Hospital Galway, In the arms of her loving...

Esther Greenan (nee Crosbie)

Esther Greenan (nee Crosbie) Corraphort, Foxfield, Fenagh, Co. Leitrim. Thursday, 18th, April peacefully at her daughter Bernadette's home. Reposing at Esther’s home today (Good Friday)...

John Patsy McKenna

John Patsy McKenna Ohill, Killoe, Co. Longford. Thursday, April 18th, at his residence in the loving care of his family. Reposing in Connell’s Funeral Home, Longford tomorrow...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 13th April 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 13th of April 2019.So...

Side By Side 14th April 2019

Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.Patsy Lee brings a Musical Quiz with number 1 hits from the past.So...

Listen – Renua Candidate Micheal O’Dowd

Listen to the interview Micheal O'Dowd had with Joe Finnegan on the show this morning the 18th April 2019.