Blow for AIT as merger requirement retained in Bill

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Athlone Institute of Technology’s aims to achieve university status received a crushing blow this week.

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Building memories, building the future

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Well, the lazy, lovely days of July are upon us and we have had a sweet spell of it recently. Sunshine, no rain, great warmth - it was heavenly. I hope you got a chance to be out and about and to so enjoy it.

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Athlone Town board slam FAI investigation as ‘deeply flawed’

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

The board of Athlone Town FC say the investigation into alleged match fixing has turned into a “witch hunt” rather than a probe to establish the truth.

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Government should implement Free Travel Scheme for students

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has renewed his call for the Government to introduce free travel for third level students ahead of the new college year in September, as costs for students continue to rise.

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Lough Ree RNLI rescue two sailors from sinking Fireball dinghy

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Lough Ree RNLI were called to assist two sailors when their 17ft Fireball dinghy was holed and began to sink on Lough Ree on Saturday, July 15.

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Progress for O’Brien’s tourist train proposal

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Westmeath County Council has lodged an application for funding for a hop-on hop-off tourist train under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, originally raised a motion in November 2016, for the provision of the service via the old rail track between Athlone and Moate.

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Extra funding for childcare services in Westmeath

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Childcare services in Westmeath

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New Bus Éireann services connecting Midlands and Ireland West Airport

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Bus Éireann has introduced a new and enhanced route 440 bus timetable connecting Athlone and towns and villages in Roscommon with Ireland West Airport Knock.

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Lower VAT rate must be retained - Deputy Troy

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Robert Troy, has warned that the tourism industry faces significant challenges as a result of Brexit and has called for the retention of the 9 per cent VAT rate to help overcome these difficulties.

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Refusal to give time line for broadband leaves rural Ireland in limbo - Murphy

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, says Minister Denis Naughten’s refusal to provide a time line for the National Broadband Plan leaves rural Ireland “to wilt away in limbo”.

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Westmeath clubs in running for cash prizes with Topaz

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

A total of 83 clubs from Westmeath are taking part in Topaz ‘Cash for Clubs’, which is giving clubs of all types and sizes across the country the opportunity to win up to €10,000 in cash prizes.

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Applications for Westmeath Heritage Forum sought

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Westmeath County Council is inviting interested individuals and organisations to participate in the formation and implementation of the County Westmeath Heritage Plan 2018 – 2023 by applying for membership of the County Westmeath Heritage Forum.

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