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Local TD Denis Naughten is encouraging all those who are interested in a career in the Defence Forces to apply online as soon as possible.
Daily searches have continuing following the disapearance of Private Ben Garrett in the Galway last week. Private Garrett, who is originally from Castlebar, has now been missing for nine days. He was last seen leaving Carbon nightclub on Eglinton Street in in the early hours of last Thursday morning. At the time of going to print the searches were continuing.
ontinuing following the disapearance of Private Ben Garrett in the city last week. Private Garrett, who is originally from Castlebar, has now been missing for eight days. He was last seen leaving Carbon nightclub on Eglinton Street in in the early hours of last Thursday morning.
I have not spoken with you since the terrible events in Brussels when evil stalked that lovely city in the two dreadful events at the airport and the metro.
Fianna Fáil has pledged to increase Defences Forces personnel and to restore a three-brigade structure. General Election candidate in Roscommon-Galway Shane Curran has secured a commitment in the party’s manifesto that €22m will be spent on increasing the force over the next five years and to restoring the 4th Western Brigade at Custume Barracks in Athlone.
Westmeath County Council is to write to Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to request that Red Cross aid for flood victims be extended to assist those who have put flood defences in place at their own expense.
Brigadier General Peter O’Halloran, a resident of Athlone, has been appointed Assistant Chief of Staff of Óglaigh na hÉireann.
Despite the crucial role many women played in the 1916 Rising, very few were given the credit they deserved. In fact some were refused a pension for many years because they were not ‘men’. In at least one case, the valiant role played by Nurse Elizabeth O’Farrell was simply airbrushed out of history.
Well there is really only one topic in Athlone at the moment, and that is the floods.