Collaboration key in Athlone’s bid for city status

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

A new city in the Midlands will create a distinct region where boundaries are blurred, borders are crossed, and collaboration is fundamental to its success.

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Class of 2017 receive Leaving Cert results

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

A total of almost 58,550 candidates received their Leaving Cert results yesterday (Wednesday), including one outstanding Marist College student who gained top honours.

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Local representatives show support for city status

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Local representatives have come out strongly in support of Athlone’s bid for regional city status.

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City status submission trumpets all Athlone has to offer

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Destination Athlone’s submission to the National Planning Framework, aimed at achieving city status for Athlone, has laid out all the locality and its environs have to offer.

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Appeal for information on fatal road traffic collision

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Gardaí at Clonark, County Roscommon, are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision involving a motorcyclist at Summerhill, Athlone.

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Local Deputies slam Irish Rail for overcrowded carriages

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Overcrowding on Irish Rail train services has become an issue of contention in the last week.

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No higher rate of tax for workers until they earn €40k - O’Brien

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has called on the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, to increase the standard rate tax band to €40,000 ahead of the 2018 budget, rather than reducing the higher rate of tax.

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More than 100 people with disabilities on social housing waiting list

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The Government needs to take urgent action to address new figures which reveal at least 116 people with disabilities are on social housing waiting lists in Westmeath, according to one of the country’s largest charities, Rehab.

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Birr Castle’s epic game fair bursts with family fun

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Ireland’s leading game fair, at Birr Castle on August 26 and 27, is bursting with thrilling entertainment, spectacular displays, fun, fashion, food and a plethora of country sports.

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County plans for windfarm variations can be overruled - Murphy

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, has warned local councils that he could use his powers under Section 31 of the Planning and Development Act to overrule any variations they make to County Development Plans regarding windfarms.

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Moate teen attends international youth leadership conference

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Two teens from Westmeath, Euan McDonnell from Mullingar and Adam Costelloe from Moate, attended the Foróige International Youth Leadership Conference in Maynooth last week.

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Green-fingered TD gives gardening demos as part of ‘Heroes of Hope’

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, rolled up his sleeves at the East Galway & Midlands Cancer Support Centre in Ballinasloe for the launch of the 'Heroes of Hope' men's health garden, sponsored by the Marie Keating Foundation.

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