The Left Bank area of Athlone could see the addition of a new cycle hub, attracting thousands of tourists annually, if a proposed new cycle route gets the go-ahead.
Speaking at this week’s December meeting of Athlone Town Council project engineer Michael Kelly presented several routes through the town as part of the overall Dublin-Galway cycle route, acknowledging that the local authority had a preferred route.
A closure order was served on a Monksland food distribution business in November this year but was lifted after a week.
A report from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) revealed that a closure order was served on Mr Yu Hua Chen, proprietor of Heng Hui Foods in Monksland on November 13, but was lifted just over a week later on November 21.
The Moate Christmas lights are to be switched on by none other than Santa Claus himself this Sunday, December 8 at 7.30pm.
Moate Partnership Group held their Christmas lights fundraising social night in Eamon Coughlan’s Lounge on Saturday night to raise funds towards the cost of bulbs and electricity.