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Westmeath

Buccs Travel To Ballynahinch

Buccaneers head north for the second successive away fixture with a trip to Ballymacarn Park on Saturday to face Ballynahinch at 2.30 p.m.Ballyhinch are...

Maiden League Victory For Buccaneers

Final score: Buccaneers 41 - Old Wesley 14 By Michael SilkeBuccaneers secured their opening All-Ireland league victory of the season with a 41-14 win...

Westmeath’s Joe McDonagh Cup Fixtures Revealed

Westmeath will have to wait until round two of the Joe McDonagh Cup to get their campaign underway.Joe Quaid’s first championship match will see...

Buccaneers Heading Up to Down

Buccaneers lost for the first time this season when going down 36-13 to Naas in the opening round of the All-Ireland League Division 1B...

Buccaneers Lose Opening AIL Fixture

Buccaneers 13 Naas 36By Michael SilkeBuccaneers lost for the first time this season, going down 36-13 to Naas in the opening round of the All-Ireland...

Mullingar Shamrock’s and St.Lomans Setup Westmeath final

Mullingar Shamrocks will meet St.Lomans, Mullingar in this year’s Westmeath senior football finalDefending champions St.Lomans scored a 2-10 to 12 point victory over Garrycastle...

Buccaneers Coach All Set for New Season

Buccaneers will take on Naas in their opening game in Division 1B of the AIL league on Saturday afternoon.The Athlone side won the Connacht...

Buccaneers Kick-Off AIL At Home to Naas

Connacht League champions begin at AIL campaing at home to NaasBy Michael SilkeBuccaneers kick off their All-Ireland League campaign with an intriguing home fixture...

Irish Under-20’s Not Returning to Dubarry Park

Buccanneer’s attempts to return 6 Nations rugby to Dubarry Park have been unsuccessful as Musgrave Park will host the Irish Under-20 team.The Athlone club...

Sutton Swoops for Last Gasp Buccaneers Winner

Last gasp try secures Buccaneers clean sweep Connacht senior league victoriesBy Michael SilkeCorinthians 25Buccaneers 28A last gasp John Sutton try saw Buccaneers complete a...

Athlone lock shuts for major upgrade

Athlone Lock is closing this week to allow for a substantial project to be carried out over the next six weeks.The lock was built...

Campaign to halt Derryadd wind farm intensifies

A group opposing the erection of massive wind turbines at Derryadd outside Lanesboro says it's gathering good evidence that it hope will help its...

May appoints new Brexit Secretary

Stephen Barclay has been appointed as Britain's new Brexit Secretary.He replaces Dominic Raab, who was among a number of high-profile resignations from Theresa May's...

John Gaffey

John Gaffey, Birchgrove, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, November 15th , peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of University Hospital, Galway and...

Simon McGuinness

Simon McGuinness, Church Street, Roscommon and late of McGuinness’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Roscommon. Friday, November 16th peacefully in the loving care of the staff...

Helen O’Rourke (nee Carroll)

Helen O'Rourke (nee Carroll) Carrickport, Drumcong and Drumkeen, Aughnasheelin Co. Leitrim. Monday, November 12th, at Sligo University Hospital.Reposing at the Chapel at St. Patrick's Hospital,...
White House Hotel

LISTEN: Sadness as west Roscommon hotel shuts

A west Roscommon hotel has closed.Padraic Whelan has run the White House Hotel at Ballinlough since May of last year. He was renting...

LISTEN: Interview with major local employer

One of the midlands’ biggest employers is Grant Engineering in Birr, Co Offaly.The company was established in 1977 and is one of the...

PODCAST: Phase two of Castlerea food hub begins

The tendering process is under way for the second phase of the food hub in Castlerea.A total of €500,000 of state funding has...