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DPD make charity cheque presentation

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DPD, whose hub base is in Athlone, Ireland recently presented their partner charity, with whom they have enjoyed a fruitful relationship since 1994, the Irish Wheelchair Association, with a cheque for €5,000. All proceeds were raised at the company's annual conference last month.

Irish Wheelchair Association of Athlone launch ‘Back in 5’ campaign

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.

Upsurge in able bodied motorists parking in city disabled parking spots

There has been an upsurge in the number of able bodied motorists parking in disabled parking bays in the city.

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Tea dance for Meals on Wheels

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Mayo engineering firm lands national award for Belmullet renewable energy project

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An innovative renewable energy contract in Belmullet has secured a major national award for a Mayo-based mechanical and electrical engineering contracting firm. Sean Horan Ltd, founded 40 years ago, has just been awarded the Plumbing & Heating Magazine renewable project of the year award for 2017.

Athlone woman wins the Irish Wheelchair Association’s big draw

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The winner of Irish Wheelchair Association’s (IWA) car draw, Kitty McKiernan, from Athlone collected her brand new Ford Fiesta from Kilmartin’s Garage, Ballinasloe, earlier this month.

Irish Wheelchair Association Table Quiz

The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) will be hosting a fundraising Table Quiz in Flannery’s Hotel on Wednesday February 22 at 8pm. Organisers would really appreciate your support and all are welcome. No bookings are required, the entry fee for a table of 4 will be €40 and there will be spot prizes and a raffle on the night.

The experience of independent living

The following piece is an extract from a speech made by chairperson of Independent People with Disabilities (IPwD), Mark Ahern, at the group’s recent AGM:

Knights of Columbanus to hold annual pub quiz for charity

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The Athlone branch of the Knights of Columbanus are delighted to announce their upcoming annual pub quiz, which will take place at The Bounty, Athlone on Thursday, October 6 from 8.30pm.

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