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Westmeath

Stars to align for Athlone astronomy event

A major astronomy event is set to be held in Athlone this weekend.Star-gazers from across the country are set to flock to COSMOS which...

Recruitment event in Custume Barracks today

Members of the public interested in a career in the Defence Forces are being invited to attend a special event in Custume Barracks this...

Councillor claims HSE ‘dropped the ball’ over St Vincent’s re-opening

An Athlone Councillor has described the HSE as 'dropping the ball' in relation to the full re-opening of St Vincent's care centre.Reports today suggest...

Athlone set for major building boom after €1.8million funding boost

The government has allocated more than €1.8 million to developing infrastructure in Athlone that could lead to 670 houses being built.The money comes under...

Athlone traders urge public to enter debate on proposed one-way system

Athlone business people who claim a proposed one way traffic system will prove an economic disaster for the town are urging the public to...
Anglers

Plaques to be erected for anglers killed in Coosan tragedy

Two anglers who lost their lives on Lough Ree three years ago are being rememberd today.27 year David Warnock and Daryl Burke who was...

Bus strike under way countrywide

Bus-users across the Shannonside region are being forced into making alternative arrangements today as Bus Éireann drivers are staging an all-out strike.The action was...

Planning permission sought for unmanned petrol station in Athlone

Planning permission is being sought for an unmanned petrol station to be developed in Athlone town.Pat Lynch has asked Westmeath County Council allow him...

Flood relocation scheme homes should be demolished

The property of people who might be successful in applying for the flood relocation scheme should be demolished.That's according to the Mayor of Athlone...

10,000 Shannonside homes without power

There are more than 10,000 properties in Shannonside region without electricity this morning.There are 6,410 homes in Athlone without power, due to a large line fault...

Cabinteely 2 Longford Town 0

Longford Town’s away woes continued with a disappointing two-nil defeat away to Cabinteely at Stradbrook on Friday evening writes Andrew Dempsey.After a bright...

Abbeylara Begin Senior Championship With Victory

Abbeylara came back from behind to get their Peter Hanley Motors Longford SFC challenge off to a winning start.The opening game of the senior...

Mayo Make Three Changes For Meath

Mayo have made three changes to the team which lost to Kerry for Sunday’s Super-8s meeting Meath in Croke Park.Eoin O'Donoghue, Seamus O'Shea and...

Daniel John Bohan

Daniel John Bohan Shannon View, Rossy, Keshcarrigan, Co. Leitrim. Unexpectedly, whilst in the U.K. Youngest son of Michael and Judith, brother to Emma and Michael. Sadly missed by...

James (Jim) O’Leary

James (Jim) O’Leary Farneykelly, Castlecoote, Co. Roscommon. Friday, July 19th, peacefully after a long illness bravely borne, in the loving care of the staff at Roscommon...

Michael (Mick) Martin.

Michael (Mick) Martin. 31 Beechlawn Drive, Monksland, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone. Wednesday July 17th, suddenly at home. Predeceased by...