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Vital funds allocated to support fodder crisis

Over four million euro has been allocated to a new fodder import support measure, it has been announced by Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Deputy Peter Burke. This measure is being introduced to reduce the cost to farmers of imported forage (hay, silage, haylage, alfalfa) from outside the island of Ireland.

Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran visits site of the Papal Mass

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Ahead of the weekend visit to these shores by Pope Francis, Deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, TD, Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, visited the Phoenix Park to view the ongoing preparations.

Acting Garda Commissioner views station refurbishment progress

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The welcome refurbishment and enhancement of Athlone Garda Station continues apace with the aspiration that ongoing works at the building based on the town’s west side will be completed within the two year timeframe initially noted for the redevelopment project.

Greenway extension progress boost as funding is announced

As the town of Athlone continues to thrive from a development viewpoint, it has been announced that funding of €3 million has been made available from Government for the continuation of the Greenway from the White Gates on the Ballymahon Road to the Marina with the focal aim being the eventual traversing of the river Shannon with an iconic pedestrian bridge.

An Taibhdhearc, ninety years a’growing

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On December 3, 1927, a group of people met with the idea of setting up an Irish language theatre in Galway. The committee elected were Dr Séamus Ó Beirn, president; Seán Mac Giollarnáith, treasurer; Liam Ó Briain and Séamus Luibhéid, secretaries; An tAthair Pádraic Ó hEidhin, Liam Ó Buachalla, Síle Ní Chinnéide, Tomás Ó Raghallaigh, Mícheál Ó Droighneáin, Donal Ó Riordáin, and Tomás Ó Máille.

Athenry meeting hears of 'overwhelming support' for greenway

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It is "delusional" to believe the rail line from Athenry to Sligo will ever return according to Tuam area councillor Peter Roche, who made the statement after a public meeting took place in Athenry on Tuesday night to discuss proposals for a greenway.

Raised VAT rates in hotel sector to cost rural jobs

Any attempts by the government to raise the VAT rate on the hotel sector will cost numerous jobs in rural Ireland warns Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy.

Funding announced for key cancer care transport measures

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Details of funding towards mobility and cancer care transport measures have been announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Deputy Michael Ring.

Athlone’s status as a growth town continues to enhance

Progressive, notable and welcome developments on both sides of the River Shannon are in the pipeline as Athlone continues to enhance its status as a growth town.

Minister turns sod on commencement of GMIT iHub extension work

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD, last week turned the first sod on the site of the new extension to GMIT’s Innovation Hub (iHub) at the GMIT Galway campus.

 

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