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Move to regulate casual trading with new bylaws

Draft bylaws on casual trading in the St Peter’s Square, St Mary’s Square, and the Civic Square in Athlone are to be presented to councillors at their November meeting, according to town clerk John Walsh.

Ardnaree and Kiltimagh look to move up

If you go by tradition alone then Kiltimagh will go into Sunday’s county junior final as hot favourites, but that won’t bother Ardnaree. If you follow that logic then Ardnaree have it all to gain and nothing to loose, but somehow you can’t imagine that they see that they have nothing to lose. The prize of a place in next year’s intermediate championship and the chance to winter the junior crown in their town is something that will make sure both sides leave everything on the field in McHale Park on Sunday.

Athlone still to decide as county bin collection scrapped

Athlone’s town councillors are to make a decision at their November meeting on the future of the council’s involvement in the bin collection business, following the decision at county level to axe the service.

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Tourist office to move to Civic Centre

After a number of years lobbying Bord Failte to move the tourist office from its inaccessible site in Athlone Castle, the town council was able to announce some measure of success this week when it was revealed the office would spend “the entirety of 2010” on the ground floor of the Civic Centre.

Na Fianna take to a bigger stage in talent show

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Na Fianna are the latest act that has come out of the south-east to go on to bigger, brighter things.

Sporting gifts this Christmas

•The Adventures of Championship & Other Cruciate Stories, a humorous GAA CD.If you love Gaelic games, you’ll love this, says RTE broadcaster Des Cahill. “Real on-the-button GAA humour that gets to the heart of what the GAA is all about. The CD features a collection of 18 radio essays first broadcast on RTE Drivetime Sports over the past three summers. The collection, by journalist Liam Horan, includes the character, Championship Man, which was first created by Horan in the summer of 2007 and became a favourite on the Drivetime Sports programme. The CD (€15) can be purchased on or email: [email protected]

Pyrotechnix bow out of All-Ireland talent show while Na Fianna remain in the running

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After a great run, Kilkenny band Pyrotechnix were disappointed to not be chosen to proceed in RTE’s All-Ireland Talent Show competition that took place on screen on Sunday last.


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