Arts centre reports busiest year yet


2013 saw the highest ever number of events take place in Mullingar Arts Centre, with attendance also up on the previous number of years.

Some 127 separate events took place in the centre during 2013, up from 99 the previous year.


Search is on for ten seasonal workers at Argos in Athlone this Christmas

Leading high street retailer Argos is looking for 10 seasonal workers in Athlone to join existing store teams in the run-up to the peak Christmas shopping season. Argos is recruiting 500 seasonal workers in total across the Republic of Ireland for the Christmas period.

Model Alice wearing Betty Barclay at the announcement that Burgess Department Store will host a charity fashion show in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel on Thursday October 8. 
Photo: Ken Byrne


‘For every illness, a herb grows nearby’

The Rub is an old herbal remedy that was in Dorrie Killeen’s grandmother’s family for generations. Dorrie’s grandmother used to say, “For every illness, a herb grows nearby”.


New Kia Sorento makes Euro debut in Paris

The all-new third generation Kia Sorento made its European premiere at the Paris Motor Show this week.


O’Rourke invites Athlone to book launch “party”

Former Minister and TD, Mary O’Rourke is hoping to use the launch of her memoir on Sunday to provide “a bit of a party for Athlone”.


Modern home in popular Coosan

Location: Meehanquarter, Coosan, Athlone, Co Westmeath


Long hopes Athlone can avoid the drop

Two rounds of SSE Airtricity League Premier Division action remain so Athlone Town’s margin for error has reduced significantly.

Stephen O’Donnell, Dundalk, in action against Derek Prendergast, Athlone Town last weekend. Photo: Sportsfile

The Week

Film Club goes Swedish next Tuesday

Athlone Film Club will screen We Are the Best! next Tuesday October 21 at 8pm in the Dean Crowe Theatre.

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