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New MRI scanner announced for Mullingar Hospital

The Minister for Health has announced that a new MRI scanner is to be provided to Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar in the coming...

Leitrim ratepayers urged to attend valuations meeting tonight

Ratepayers in Leitrim concerned about their revised valuations are being urged to attend a meeting with the valuation service tonight.Head of Valuations Declan Lavelle...

Leitrim celebrates a new Lotto millionaire

The hunt is on to find Leitrim's newest Millionaire after a winning ticket was sold in the north of the county last Friday.The Lotto...

Bertie Ahern hits out at Teresa May’s hardline stance on Brexit

'Teresa May has taken the hardest road possible in terms of Brexit'.That's the call of former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern speaking about the potentially devastating...

Peter Burke calls time-up on Enda Kenny as Fine Gael leader

Simon Harris says telling funny jokes is clearly not one of the Minister for Foreign Affairs' attributes.It's after a leaked Whatsapp message from Charlie...
Burglaries

Athlone Gardai investigating number of domestic burglaries

Gardai in Athlone are investigating a number of attempted burglaries in the town.€500 worth of damage was done to the front door of a...
Minister for Health

Last-minute invite to Mullingar Hospital opening extended to Longford councillors

It's been claimed that Longford councillors have been snubbed as Minister Simon Harris is set to officially open the revamped Emergency Department at the...
Whatsapp

Fine Gael Party meeting to discuss Whatsapp leaks

This week's Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting will discuss the leadership and a series of leaks which emerged at the weekend.Whatsapp messages from within...

Sexton calls on Minister to make funds available to re-open McEoin Park

A Longford councillor is calling on Minister Katherine Zappone to make more funds available for the re-opening of McEoin Park childcare centre.The centre closed...

Numerous stag party complaints on Dublin-Sligo rail line

There have been calls for security personnel to be employed to clamp down on a 'major problem' with antisocial behaviour on the Dublin-Sligo railway...

Carrick Fight Back To Lift Leitrim Hurling Title

Carrick Hurling retained the Leitrim senior hurling title but had to fight back to see of Manor Hamilton at Avantcard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada.Extra-time was...

Clonguish book Leinster Hurling Quarter-Final Spot

Clonguish Gaels marched into the quarter-finals of the Longford junior hurling championship when they beat Wicklow's Barndarrig 5-11 to 2-6 at Glennon Brothers Pearse...

GAA Introduce Tier 2 Football Championship

The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship will have two tiers from next summer.Three quarters of delegates backed a Central Council motion at Congress to introduce...

Anne Cullen (nee Moran)

Anne Cullen (nee Moran) Clonbrusk, Coosan Point Road, Athlone. Saturday, October 19th, peacefully. Predeceased by her beloved brother Mattie. Sadly missed by her loving husband Charles, her...

Mary Kilmartin (nee Feeney)

Mary Kilmartin (nee Feeney) Silver Quay, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Friday, October 18th, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her Mam Bridie and Dad...

Bernard (Bernie) McGann

Bernard (Bernie) McGann Frenchlawn, Ballintubber, Co.Roscommon. Friday, October 18th, peacefully at Roscommon University Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Therese. Deeply regretted by...

PODCAST: Lively debate on the JF show Friday panel

It was another case of lively debate in the Shannonside studios today when Joe Finnegan was joined by Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh, Sinn...

PODCAST: “…Mouth like a Lough Erne pike” – the region’s favourite Irish sayings

The Joe Finnegan show decided to talk about our favourite  Irish sayings this week following on from a recent Irish Times article by Journalist...

Sportsbeat – Monday October 14

On a busy weekend for Sports weekend get all the reaction from the County finals in the region.Reaction from Glencar Manor Hamilton’s win over...