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Year on year, for the past thirty years, the Athlone Boat Club celebrates their ‘fun’ row on St. Stephen’s Day. It is a day that celebrates past and present members. This year, men, women and children all came together and rowed against each other in an eight, on a day which was filled with a lot of fun with just a pinch of competition.
With the aim of keeping Athlone clean, Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr. John Dolan, welcomed members of Irish Water to Athlone to take part in a litter pick. The Irish Water representatives were members of the technical advisors service team who took a break from their national meeting to help a local community group.
(Written in December 2 2004, when Bewley’s cafe, Grafton Street, Dublin, closed for an indefinite period for refurbishment. Its future was uncertain. But I am glad to report that it is up and flourishing for some time, warm and glorious, its sticky buns as good as ever.)
Property: The Harbour Masters House, Shannon Harbour, Banagher,
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has welcomed the recent announcement by the Minister of State Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran in relation to alleviating the risk of flooding in the River Shannon region. However he noted that it was imperative that such works proceed as quickly as possible as the time for continuous reports had come to an end.
A 5km looped walk on the west side of Athlone would add to the amenity that already exists for locals and would provide an additional product to sell to tourists, according to Senator Gabrielle McFadden.
The countdown on, the line-up is confirmed, the excitement is building and the weather forecast is good! What more could you need for a great weekend of fun?
The Athlone Springs Hotel is the perfect location for you to enjoy a fun-filled holiday or a relaxing breakaway. Their friendly staff, 68 modern bedrooms, state of the art leisure facilities with swimming pool, treatment rooms, cocktail bar, and restaurant; all just five minutes away from lively Athlone Town; will leave you spoiled for choice.
Athlone is set for an early autumnal economic boost with large numbers set to descend on the town for the two day Shannon Feastival on September 8 and 9.