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Co hosted by the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland and Waterways Ireland with the support of Conference Partners, Athlone was the chosen destination for the 20th World Canals Conference.
Construction progress with regard to the Athlone Flood Alleviation Scheme is to continue apace following approval of the planning process for works at Deerpark, on the town’s west side.
Ongoing concern with regard to better pay and conditions for Defence Force personnel has been raised at Government level by Athlone Senator, Gabrielle McFadden.
The World Canals Conference took place this week in Athlone and brought together canal and waterway enthusiasts, professionals and academics from around the world.
The Waters and Communities Office recently collaborated with the Annagh Residents Group and friends of the Breensford River to celebrate all that is good with the waterway and look at ways of bringing the river and the Annagh community closer together.
The postmasters at two local post offices have opted to retire their posts under the agreement concluded between An Post and the Irish Postmasters’ Union and the relevant business incorporated within both branches will transfer to alternative locations.
Key to the development of the Orange Loop traffic system in the town, work on the Railway Field which has been acquired by Westmeath County Council from CIE, will commence towards the latter end of 2019.
Golden Island Shopping Centre was a hive of activity on Friday morning last as the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) rolled out their 'Back in 5' campaign. Aimed at bringing awareness to those who pay scant regard to wheelchair parking bays on a daily basis, the event was attended by Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran TD, Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr. John Dolan, Athlone access awareness and NCBI personnel, along with staff and service Users from IWA and IWA Sunshine Club.
A feasibility study pertaining to the possible reopening of the Athlone canal for navigation purposes was proposed at the Municipal District meeting recently.
On Saturday last in Dublin, Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena laid a wreath at the National Memorial in Merrion Square, during the annual changing of the guard ceremony.