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With the local elections less than five months away, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke notes that four major national issues continue to dominate the public mindset, similar to those that prevailed on the canvass in 2014.
Making vast strides with regards to the cleanliness of the town, Athlone has been recognised for its due efforts in this regard, achieving second place in the Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) report, the rankings for which have been released.
With news that Athlone Regional Sports Centre is to be significantly enhanced next year with the development of an outdoor fitness park and the resurfacing of the existing astro turf pitch, reaction to the facility investment has been extremely positive amongst the town’s elected representatives.
RTÉ journalist and broadcaster Sean O’Rourke has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Journalism at NUI Galway.
Addressing the monthly meeting of the Municipal District, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke called on his elected representative colleagues and administration to allocate relevant funding in support of a national schools debating competion to take place next year.
A litter free Athlone within three to five years, ensuring the town is the best possible urban area in which to live, work and recreate is the ultimate goal of a unified steering group, comprising the Municipal District, Athlone Business Champions initiative and the Tidy Towns committee.
Local Fianna Fáil Councillor Aengus O’Rourke has said that Ireland’s competitiveness is under attack by rising energy costs.
Construction progress with regard to the Athlone Flood Alleviation Scheme is to continue apace following approval of the planning process for works at Deerpark, on the town’s west side.