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Carberry Chartered Surveyors joins Power & Associates Chartered Surveyors and Commercial Property Consultants

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Carberry Chartered Surveyors is changing. The Athlone-based property firm founded and managed by Andrew Carberry, which has established itself as one of the leading commercial property specialists in the Midlands, is to become part of Power & Associates, a Power Property Group company. The acquisition will see Power & Associates expand its coverage into the Midlands region and will provide the group’s third regional office in addition to Limerick and Galway.

Coyne Tyres, a family run business

The Coyne family name is synonymous with the tyre industry in Ireland. For four generations the Coyne family have been serving their customers. The Coyne family first started in the tyre business in Kilkelly in 1947 when John Coyne opened his garage. His son Pat Coyne snr went on from there to work for Fit Kilkenny Remould as a representative on the road selling tyres to the same garages.

Learning the lessons from teaching job hunt

Q: I qualified as a primary school teacher last year. I’ve spent the last few months sending out CVs, but to no avail. Some of my friends are saying I should call into schools, rather than sending on CVs, but I think that might only make a nuisance of me to the principals. I’ve only got a few days subbing along the way. Even though I have applied for about eight longer-term positions (maternity leaves, mainly), I have only got called for one interview, and I didn’t get the job. I’m beginning to despair. Any tips? (DR, email)

Mayo man shortlisted for innovation award

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Crossmolina man, Dr Eoin Syron was this week shortlisted for the Irish Times Inter Trade Ireland Innovation Awards. Syron and his colleagues in OxyMem, who are based in Athlone, picked up the nomination. OxyMem is a breakthrough technology for wastewater aeration. Up to now the aeration process has relied on forced, or bubble aeration to deliver oxygen to the bacteria that break down the wastewater. OxyMem doesn’t rely on a bubble to deliver oxygen; instead use a gas permeable membrane to deliver oxygen directly to the micro-organisms. This allows OxyMem to deliver oxygen far more efficiently than conventional technologies. OxyMem is typically four times more energy efficient than best in class solution available today.

John McCormack souvenir coins nearly sold out on first day

A limited edition run of commemorative silver coins in honour of Athlone tenor John Count McCormack is almost sold out.

O’Rourke apprehensive over future of Junior Cert

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Athlone councillor Aengus O’Rourke said he is concerned about the Government’s approach to reform of the Junior Cert. According to the town councillor Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has cited cost as a major factor for abolishing independent State assessment.

Westmeath bitte! Germans targeted at holiday fair in Stuttgart

Fourteen tourism enterprises from Ireland - including Waveline Cruises which is based in Athlone - travelled to Stuttgart recently, to join Tourism Ireland for this year’s CMT (Caravan, Motor, and Tourism) Fair. At the fair, the busy Tourism Ireland stand took first prize for best stand, beating off stiff competition from 2,000 other exhibitors.

Employment law guidance for local businesses

CIPD Midlands Region and Collins McNicholas will host a major employment law breakfast briefing on Wednesday January 22 in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel.

Water shortages experienced after mains accident

A large swathe of eastern Athlone experienced an unplanned breakdown in its water supply yesterday (January 16) after an accidental breach in a mains pipe close to Garrycastle bridge, but most had supply returned by 7pm.

Coyne Tyres, a family run business

The Coyne family name is synonymous with the tyre industry in Ireland. For four generations the Coyne family have been serving their customers. The Coyne family first started in the tyre business in Kilkelly in 1947 when John Coyne opened his garage. His son Pat Coyne snr went on from there to work for Fit Kilkenny Remould as a representative on the road selling tyres to the same garages.

 

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