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Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 13:15
'Treasure' by American pop star Bruno Mars is the song which will be performed by Athlone's Jay Boland in the semi finals of The Voice of Ireland on RTÉ One this weekend.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 13:31
Athlone’s new €3.6m Garrycastle Bridge has opened to traffic today.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 12:36
There's an impressive line-up in place for a Teen Aware concert - strictly for the 12 to 19 age group - which takes place in Kilbeggan tomorrow (Friday).
Last updated: 16 Apr 2014 16:51
Labour European election candidate in the Midlands-Northwest, Lorraine Higgins, has called for a rethink of national laws which ban the complete selling of alcohol on Good Friday.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2014 13:40
Athlone native Gráinne O’Neill has been appointed a District Court Judge.
At its meeting yesterday, the Government nominated solicitors Marian O’Leary and Gráinne O’Neill for appointment by the President to the District Court.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2014 11:54
Our bumper 96-page paper is jammers this week with all of the best news, sport, lifestyle and top-class photos from local events across the region.
Some of this week’s top stories include:
Last updated: 15 Apr 2014 16:24
THERE were 124 drink driving arrests during Easter 2013 and as thousands prepare to travel on Irish roads over this Easter bank holiday weekend, drinkaware.ie is encouraging people, if socialising with alcohol, to remember the morning after.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2014 13:43
Operation Transformation’s Fitness Expert, Karl Henry has officially launched the Irish Cancer Society’s marathon and running programme Run4Life in Westmeath this week.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2014 12:56
Athlone singing star Jay Boland has earned a place in the semi finals of RTE One talent contest 'The Voice of Ireland'.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2014 12:13
The export of green energy from the Irish midlands to the UK will not now take place by 2020.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2014 08:50
MOATE native and respected racing pundit, the late Colm Murray, will be honoured during the upcoming National Hunt card at the Punchestown Festival.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 15:51
Work has begun to upgrade the water treatment plant at Killeglan Springs, which when complete, will enable the lifting of the boil water notice in South Roscommon.
Last updated: 9 Apr 2014 15:41
Survey finds that complimentary breakfast is a real winner with hotel guests
Last updated: 9 Apr 2014 14:01
Minister launches new project to commemorate the Great Irish Famine
Last updated: 9 Apr 2014 13:02
Check out our bumper 112-page edition out now
Last updated: 8 Apr 2014 13:41
The well-known student bar at Athlone IT - Scribes - closed its doors on Friday last.
Last updated: 7 Apr 2014 08:46
Late Daryl Burke found on 17th day of search
Last updated: 2 Apr 2014 16:43
Today (Wednesday, April 2) is World Autism Day. The Irish Guide Dogs association announced that it has had to close its waiting list for its Assistance Dog Programme due to the massive level of demand for this service.
Last updated: 2 Apr 2014 13:09
This week’s edition is now on the shelves and is packed with 96 pages of the best local news and sports coverage.
Last updated: 2 Apr 2014 11:27
The search on Lough Ree for missing Portadown angler Daryl Burke is now in its 13th day.