Ross calls in TII to advance Athlone to Galway greenway

Thu, Apr 19, 2018


Tourism Minister Shane Ross has directed Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) to advance the Dublin to Galway greenway.

The project was halted in late 2015 after its proposed route west of the Shannon caused anger among farmers, whose lands would be seriously impacted.


Reflecting on events from at home and abroad

Back row: Fred Carney, Cllr John Naughton, Geraldine Parker of the Tony Parker foundation, Tim Dolan, chairman of the Monksland town team, Shona Parker, Tony Parker Foundation, and Joe Harney. Front row: Tom Harrison, Patricia Greene, Caroline Reid and Kelly Marie Neary
Since France, US and UK have joined forces to bomb the deadly chemical facilities in Syria. ...


Urgent need to attract workers to construction

The construction sector must work to attract more than 112,000 workers into the industry up to 2020, to ensure that Ireland can deliver on its housing and infrastructure targets. ...


New Jaguar models show their pace in New York

Jaguar I-Pace
Jaguar Land Rover showed three new vehicles at the New York Motor Show recently, alongside the widest range in the history of the company. ...


Consumers are planning to save more this year

Anne Walsh, Mary Carty, Evelyn O’Toole, Chanelle McCoy, Tracy Piggott, Breege O’Donoghue, Maria Staunton and Hannah Kiely. Photo: Andrew Downes/Xposure
KBC Bank Ireland has released new research showing how consumer savings patterns and priorities have changed in the period 2014 to 2018. ...


Health screening open day at Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone with medical herbalist Patrick Murphy

After hugely successful open days in Galway & Mayo, Medical herbalist Patrick Murphy will be hosting his health screening open day at Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone on Saturday 14th October from 9am-6pm using the Supertronic health screening device. ...


‘The whole world is in a terrible state of chassis’

This week, I feel very much like a character in Juno and the Paycock, the famous play by Sean O’Casey. ...


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