Athlone Community College wins major architectural award

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Athlone Community College has scooped a top national award for the design of the new building at its Retreat Road site.

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) in its 2015 Irish Architecture Awards has announced that Athlone Community College is Ireland’s Best Educational Building.

The building was designed by McGarry Ní Éanaigh Architects and was one of 16 award winners.


Business

Footballers face Meath in Croke Park on Saturday

In the giddy aftermath of Westmeath’s blistering finish - which saw off Wexford in last week’s Leinster Senior Football Championship quarter final - manager Tom Cribbin classed this Sunday’s trip to Croke Park “as nearly being like an All Ireland final” for his young panel.

Speakers at the Russell Brennan Keane business event  were L to R: Fiona Murphy, Taxation Director, Russell Brennan Keane; Cathal Melia, Audit Partner, Russell Brennan Keane; Michael Lauhoff, Head of Business Banking Growth, Bank of Ireland and Catherine Sweeney, Corporate Compliance Manager, Russell Brennan Keane.
Photo:  Harrison Media

Lifestyle

Up to 70pc off during Burgess fashions and homeware summer sale

Burgess Summer Sale will offer up to 70 per cent off a selection of quality, popular fashion and homeware brands when it begins on Thursday, June 25 at 9.30am.


Motoring

New Garda power to arrest disqualified drivers

Gardai are able to arrest motorists caught driving while disqualified, under new rules that came into force this week. 


News

Thousands expected to attend Athlone Agri-Show in Moydrum on Sunday

Thousands of people are expected to descend on Moydrum, Athlone, for the 13th Athlone Agri-Show and Food Festival on Sunday.

Dermot Neary, who is the 28th president of the Rotary Club of Athlone, received the chain of office from outgoing president Tom Keady.

Opinion

A plethora of political parties

Hello to all the Advertiser readers in Athlone, Mayo, and Galway.


Property

Monksland home priced at €115,000

A three-bedroom semi-detached home in the Monksland area of Athlone has been offered for sale.


Sport

Minor hurlers beaten in Leinster semi-final

Westmeath’s thrilling Leinster minor hurling championship adventure ended with a 1-17 to 1-8 semi-final defeat against Dublin at Mullingar last Saturday.

Niall O’Brien got three or four points. Photo: Sportsfile

The Week

Seamus O’Rourke takes Indigestion on a tour of Roscommon

The ever-popular playwright and actor Seamus O’Rourke is certainly proving very popular with Roscommon audiences with planned performances of his new play Indigestion at both King House Boyle (July 10) and Roscommon Arts Centre (July 24) as part of his new tour.

The Retronauts

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