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The dreary weather cannot dampen our spirits

Well, I had a lovely event last Saturday night. Ray D’Arcy had invited me on to his chat show and I really enjoyed the chat with him and with so many of the audience I met afterwards.

Sport and education - the recipe for success

I am always going on and on about rugby and, this week, I am going to begin with a nice spot of good GAA news for County Westmeath.

The Saga of the Tailor and Antsy

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“A Star Danced And Under That Was I Born

Farewell to 2017 - and welcome 2018

Hello and a Happy New Year to all the readers of the Athlone Advertiser.

Membership of PESCO will keep us safe, says McFadden

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed Ireland’s joining of the Pesco defence pact, which will allow member states to co-operate in developing military capabilities, to invest in shared projects and to enhance their respective armed forces.

GMIT report due to be released before Christmas

The long-awaited report from the GMIT working group on the Mayo campus is to be published in the coming days.

Get school buses sorted out, then worry about North Korea says Conway-Walsh

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Minister Halligan would be better served sorting out school transport problems in Mayo than arranging trips to North Korea says Sinn Fein Seantor Rose Conway-Walsh. Senator Walsh has requested Minister John Halligan to come into the Seanad to deal with the continuing problems in school transport provision in Mayo.

Scandal in Ireland and terrible tragedy in the US

“Oh! What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive” - Sir Walter Scott

The illusion of 'extra funding’ is not sufficient to address lack of investment in rural Ireland says Conway-Walsh

Speaking in the Seanad recently, Mayo Sinn Féin Senator Rose Conway-Walsh has accused Minister Ring of trying to create the illusion of new funding for rural Ireland while robbing Peter to pay Paul.

McFadden wants more rights for those hospitalised with mental health issues

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has spoken out in support of the Mental Health Amendment Bill 2017, on the basis that it includes changes that fundamentally strengthen the rights of people when they are in hospital for mental health care.

 

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