Plans emerge for repurpose of old Tech building in heart of Athlone

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Plans for the repurpose of the old Tech building on Northgate Street have been welcomed by Athlone Deputy Mayor, Cllr Aengus O’Rourke.

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AIT road renamed ‘University Road’ following unanimous council support

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

The road from the new Garrycastle Roundabout to Wash House Turn Roundabout in Athlone has been renamed University Road in anticipation of the Midlands’ first university opening its doors on Oct 1.

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Athlone swimming pair raise substantial funds for Lough Ree RNLI boathouse project

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Local open water swimmers, Serena Friel and Karen Reynolds, recently presented Lough Ree RNLI with a cheque for €11,300 following a fund raising swim on the lake last month.

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Athlone Access Awareness prepares for annual Make Way Day campaign

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Each corner of Ireland will be put to the test for basic access issues this Friday, September 24, when the Make Way Day campaign returns, with a testing twist!

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RBK Chartered Accountants announce appointment of six new directors

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

With a prominent location at RBK House, Irishtown, Athlone, RBK Chartered Accountants has announced six new director appointments.

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Athlone family to appear on popular RTE quiz show Home Advantage

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Opportunity awaits for the Plunkett family from Athlone who will take part in Home Advantage, the general knowledge television quiz show hosted by Jennifer Zamparelli, on Saturday, October 2.

With a chance to win €5000, Mike, Mary, Aimee and Keela Plunkett will hope for broadcast quiz supremacy as they contest for the top prize with three families.

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Roscommon Sinn Féin to host commemorative ceremony

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Roscommon Sinn Féin will hold a commemorative event this Sunday, September 26, from 1pm at the cemetery in Portrunny, Knockcroghery to mark 100 years since the death of IRA Volunteer Luke Killian.

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Buccaneers launch ‘SunBuccs’ initiative in Monksland

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Buccaneers Rugby Football Club’s mini club ‘SunBuccs’ in Cushla/Monksland began its journey on Sunday, September 19, on the superb astro turf facility. Over 60 boys and girls joined in the fun for an hour and ten minutes of activity on a beautiful sunny morning.

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New Regional Enterprise Plan for Midlands to be finalised

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

A new Regional Enterprise Plan for the Midlands region is expected to be finalised in the next month.

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Green Party Councillor stresses importance of LED public lighting schemes

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

At a recent sitting of Athlone-Moate Municipal District, Green Party Councillor, Louise Heavin, requested that the local authority ensure all new LED street lighting are designed and of a colour that minimise disruption on insects, birds and small mammals.

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Castledaly native formally appointed Commercial Manager at Bord na Mona

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Castledaly native, Brendan Kelly, has been appointed to the role of Commercial Manager at Bord na Móna.

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Athlone Chamber of Commerce seeking expressions of interest for Christmas market

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

With less than 100 days to Christmas, Athlone Chamber of Commerce are looking for expressions of interest from local retailers and producers who have a suitable product and wish to reserve a log cabin at this year’s Christmas market to take place from December 17-19 inclusive.

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