Search Results for 'Cllr Frankie Keena'

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Shop local spirit a most prevalent theme of Athlone Christmas market

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With a prevalent festive atmosphere very much to the fore, the Athlone Christmas market will be a focal point within the town’s Civic Square with cabins open for shop local trade from Friday, December 18 to Sunday, December 20, inclusive.

Athlone Community College students embrace historic realm of space

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EI1ISS (Echo India One India Sierra Sierra) do you copy, Athlone Community College calling, over

Heritage Council award for local Mount Temple community group

A notable success has been achieved in recent times by the Mount Temple Holy Trinity Graveyard Group as it was announced as the winner of the Heritage Council’s award for County Westmeath, its production of Hatton's Forge in Baylin giving just cause for the attaining of the accolade.

Conservation works formally commence at No. 1 Gun Battery

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For anyone walking along the canal in recent weeks, a hive of activity is most noticeable with the clearance of heavy scrub and vegetation.

Keena welcomes major land acquisition by IDA

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Cllr Frankie Keena has warmly welcomed the news that the IDA has recently purchased c22.74 hectares (56.2 acres) of undeveloped lands in Athlone for future industry. The acquisition forms part of the organisation’s objective to fund the development of property and infrastructure in the region which supports the requirements of mobile Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Cllr Keena stated.

Funding announced for active travel and climate change projects in Westmeath

Funding totalling €1.6 million has been announced this week for a number of active travel projects in Longford Westmeath. The grants, part of a €33 million tranche of funding nationwide, will go towards improving footpaths, cycleways, and accessibility to transport facilities.

Local Residents’ Association voice their strategic housing development concerns

Unified in thought, the residents of Church Hills Estate, have voiced their objection to a pertinent issue pertaining to the proposed planning application for in excess of four hundred new homes within the townlands of Cornamagh, Clonbrusk and Coosan.

Public representatives back Orchard residents at public meeting

Westmeath based members of the Oireachtas along with members of Westmeath County Council have given their unanimous support to residents of The Orchard at a public meeting.

Cherishing those precious family moments as local election date looms on the horizon

Here we were last week, extolling the marvellous spring weather, birds singing, sun shining, everyone in good humour, and this week, as I compile this column, snow is actually falling outside. Now, of course it’s dissolving into rain as it hits the ground, but imagine, such changes in temperature. Last week one day it was 17.5 degrees when I was out in the car, and today, in the same car going to the same place, it is 4.5 degrees. If it’s variety you want in your weather, we’ve got it in here in Ireland in spades. I expect that this harsh weather will not last for long, at least I hope it won’t. But what a contrast! The old wives tale says ‘Ne’er cast a clout till May be out’, and it seems those wise saws were right.

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