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Athlone a viable option for new Defence Forces headquarters - Tánaiste

On a recent visit to County Westmeath, Tánaiste, Micheál Martin, stated the possibility of Athlone being selected as the new headquarters of the Irish Army.

No guarantee new Defence Forces headquarters will be established at Custume Barracks

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called on the Tánaiste, Deputy Micheal Martin, to designate Custume Barracks in Athlone as the location for the proposed new Defence Forces headquarters, as recommended by the Commission on the Defence Forces.

Recruits from 34th Platoon complete military training at Custume Barracks Athlone

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Amid the centenary year of the Defence Forces, 27 recruits from the 34th Two-Three Star Platoon completed their military training prior to their formal passing out parade which took place within the surrounds of Custume Barracks in the heart of Athlone.

Submission proposed for restoration of 4th Western Brigade at Custume Barracks

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The restoration of the 4th Western Brigade and the re-establishment of its headquarters to Custume Barracks in Athlone was a pertinent issue for discussion at the virtually hosted Athlone Moate Municipal District meeting in recent times.

Custume Barracks Athlone hosts auspicious passing out parade

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An auspicious occasion unfolded within the surrounds of Custume Barracks, Athlone in recent times when a formal passing out parade was hosted for members of the 3rd Three Star Training Platoon to celebrate the completion of their induction training.

Athlone Senator raises her Defence Forces concerns at Government level

Ongoing concern with regard to better pay and conditions for Defence Force personnel has been raised at Government level by Athlone Senator, Gabrielle McFadden.

Band of the 2nd Brigade at Athlone Castle

The Band of the 2nd Brigade will perform in the courtyard of Athlone Castle on Sunday, May 13, at 2.30pm.

Summer guided tours of Athlone Castle and Custume Barracks

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Athlone Castle and Custume Barracks are delighted offer this pilot scheme of guided tours to visitors.

Military museum at Custume Barracks to open to the public


Special event to mark takeover of Custume Barracks and Athlone Castle

A military ceremony and heritage event will take place on Tuesday, February 28, to mark the 95th anniversary of the takeover of Custume Barracks and Athlone Castle by Commandant General Séan MacEoin’s troops from British forces.

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