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Eileen Crughwell (nee O’Neill)

Eileen Crughwell (nee O’Neill)
Clonbigney, Taughmaconnell, Ballinasloe.
Friday, October 20th.
Reposing at her residence this evening (Sun) from five o’clock until nine o’clock.
Remains arriving to St Ronan’s Church, Taughmaconnell, tomorrow (Mon) for t…

Mary Searson (nee Feighery)

obits_image_8Mary Searson (nee Feighery) Lusmagh, Banagher, Co. Offaly. Saturday, October 21st, peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and friends, following a bravely borne illness. Reposing at Lusmagh Parish hall today (Sun) from three o’clock until seven o’clock. Funeral mass tomorrow (Mon) at twelve noon in St Cronan’s, Lusmagh, followed by burial in Kilmachunna […]

Aughnasheelin Bow Out Of Connacht Intermediate Championship

gaa-300x300St.John’s 3-12 Aughnasheelin 0-3 Aughnasheelin bowed out of the Connacht intermediate football championship following a one sided defeat to Sligo’s St. John’s. Aughnasheelin failed to register a score in the opening period having played into a gaelforce breeze and trailed at half-time 2-9 to no score. Things didn’t improve in the second half, although Aughnasheelin […]

Bishop Kevin Doran warns that the role of doctors and nurses is to heal and care for patients

bishop-kevin-doranThe Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran, has warned that the role of doctors and nurses is to heal and care for patients, and not to bring about their death through procedures such as abortion. He also said it would be helpful if the healthcare sector explored the difference between accepting death and and causing it. […]

Gardaí in Boyle are investigating two incidents of criminal damage over the past 24 hours

GardaGardaí in Boyle are investigating two incidents of criminal damage over the past 24 hours. At 2pm yesterday, damage was caused to the Bank of Ireland ATM in the town. On Friday night/Saturday morning, sheds were broken into at the Wooden Bridge, Deepark, Boyle and padlocks were broken. However, it’s not yet known if anything […]

An Bord Pleanála overturned a decision by Westmeath County Council to refuse planning permission for a commercial development

PlanningAn Bord Pleanála has overturned a decision by Westmeath County Council to refuse planning permission for a commercial development in Athlone. The local authority claimed it would harm the vitality and vibrancy of the town, but An Bord Pleanála has disagreed and given the plans the go-ahead.   Diskin Enterprises wants to subdivide an existing […]

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn
Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford.
Saturday, October 21st, in his 83rd year
Reposing at his home tomorrow (Sun) from three o’clock until nine o’clock.
Removal on (Mon) to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Newtownforbes, for twelv…

Special plaque to remember the men who fought and served during the Siege of Jadotville will be unveiled today

siege-of-jadotvilleA special plaque to remember the men who fought and served during the Siege of Jadotville will be unveiled in Athlone this afternoon. The plaque, in John Count McCormack Square, is being unveiled at 3.30pm by the mayor of Athlone Aengus O’Rourke to remember the dozens of Irish men caught up in one of the […]

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