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Fianna Fáil launches new Bill to help tackle River Shannon flooding

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on OPW and Flood Relief, Deputy Eugene Murphy, has launched a Bill to help address flooding issues along the River Shannon.

Dredging Shannon would not have prevented flooding last year - OPW

Dredging the River Shannon may have provided “some relief” but would not have prevented the flooding event Athlone experienced at the end of last year, according to John Martyn, head of the Office of Public Works Flood Risk Assessment and Management Section.

Troy blasts Westmeath’s exclusion from new Lakelands tourism brand

Fianna Fáil Deputy and Spokesperson on Tourism, Robert Troy, has described Fáilte Ireland’s decision to exclude key counties from the development of a destination brand for ‘Ireland’s Lakelands’ as “nonsensical”.

A feast for foodies and families at Athlone River Festival & Food Village

Organisers of the Athlone River Festival and Food Village have revealed details of what people can look forward to during the upcoming event, set to take place from Friday, September 9 to Sunday, September 11.

Rio – Mayo – Tralee and more besides!

Well, where to begin under the above heading? Let’s begin with Rio where all of the excitement, not just of the Games but of all the other attendant investigations, has been going on.

National Heritage Week at Athlone Castle

Athlone Castle is gearing up for National Heritage Week, taking place from Saturday, August 20, to Sunday, August 28, this year.

Crowds expected for 11th TriAthlone event

 

Call for competitors in Athlone raft and soap box race events

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Two hotly contested events taking place during the Athlone River Festival and Food Village will be the raft and soap box races. Both events involve competitors designing, building, and racing their own raft or kart and promise to entice many competitive and ambitious entries. Both races will take place on Sunday, September 11, at 3pm and 6pm respectively.

Athlone welcomes TriAthlone this weekend

 

Galway East TD fears more broken promises over lake potential

A Galway East TD is calling for the tourism minister to ensure the progression of Ireland’s Lakelands programme, which aims to increase the number of tourists visiting the hinterland surrounding the River Shannon.

 

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