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The art of hurling

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In the year 1527, it was decreed in one of the Galway Statutes that “At no time to use ne occupy ye hurling of ye little balle with the hookie sticks or staves, nor use no hand balle to play without the walls, but only the great foot balle”. It seems the authorities of the day were trying to limit the playing of hurling, but they might as well have tried to hold back the tide.

One-way system to be introduced next Thursday

Robert Grace

Collaboration key in Athlone’s bid for city status

 

Cometh the hour, cometh Joe, to set up a date with destiny

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Heroes wear capes for a reason, so that people will know who to go to in the event of an an emergency. There’d be no point in Superman or Spiderman having their own movies if they weren’t going to pop up in the end and save the day.

Cometh the hour, cometh Joe to set up a date with destiny in September

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Heroes wear capes for a reason, so that people will know who to go to in the event of an an emergency. There’d be no point in Superman or Spiderman having their own movies if they weren’t going to pop up in the end and save the day.

Athlone Food and Craft Fair takes place this weekend

There will be plenty to entertain in Athlone this weekend, as the Food and Craft Fair takes place this Sunday, July 2, to coincide with the Athlone RNLI River Festival.

Major housing development planned for Athlone

Ardent Lakeside, part of the Ardent Group, has submitted a planning application for 69 high-quality homes on a disused site near The Bower in Athlone.

Hurlers aim to bridge seven-year gap when they take on Tipperary

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Galway will be hoping to continue their winning form when they face All-Ireland champions Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday (3.30pm) in the league final.

Athlone Big Clean Up on Good Friday

The annual Athlone 'Big Clean Up', taking place on April 14 from 11am to 2pm, was launched on Wednesday this week by Mayor of Athlone, John Dolan, and Gerry Johnson of Athlone Tidy Towns.

Still time to enter the Athlone Business Awards

Nominations for the Athlone Business Awards are currently being sought. These awards, supported by Athlone Chamber of Commerce, will highlight the success of businesses across a wide range of sectors.

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