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.


Business

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

Lifestyle

JetPeel 3V - the needle-free alternative

A global hit, the revolutionary JetPeel 3V treatment is set to change the rules of anti-ageing again. JetPeel 3V is a super-hydrating jet-effect treatment that delivers younger, fresher, more radiating skin and acts as a substitute to anti-ageing injectables. The no-needle alternative delivers beautifully-glowing, dewy, radiant-looking skin that is incredibly effective in improving skin texture and tones, wrinkle reduction, and removal of unwanted pigmentation.


Motoring

Ford releases details of all-new Mondeo

The long awaited all-new Mondeo will go on sale here in Ireland in late November. It will be available in two series initially, Zetec and Titanium, and prices will start from €28,995. Body styles will include five-door and a wagon (estate) variant.


News

Three per cent cut to property tax will cost council €200,000

Westmeath county councillors have resolved to reduce the Local Property Tax (LPT) by 3 per cent in 2015.


Opinion

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”.


Property

Bungalow for sale in scenic rural area

Location: Curraghmore, Kiltoom, Co Roscommon


Sport

Improving Buccs hoping to build on excellent win

Buccaneers and Garryowen served up a six-try thriller in which the home side stayed cool to claim a deserved 25-22 Ulster Bank League Division 1B victory at sun-soaked Dubarry Park, Athlone on Saturday. The Pirates were worthy of the spoils for they were the more ambitious side holding on in a frenetic finish.

Richie Hickey presents the Audi Athlone Man of the Match award to Josh O’Rourke after Buccaneers’ win over Garryowen.

The Week

Athlone Little Theatre presents Witness for the Prosecution

Everyone loves a good thriller and there is none better than an Agatha Christie thriller.

Ian Munt as Leonard Vole in the witness box and Frank O’Brien as Mr Myers QC

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