Search Results for 'Cllr Kieran Molloy'

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Athlone Town Council’s budget is agreed for the last time

Athlone Town Council’s final budget heralded sentiment and emotion from councillors and executive members who are sorry to see the end of the local authority.

Councillors to make submission on plans for Monksland

Athlone is in a very unique position spanning two counties, and town councillors are to make a submission to Minister Phil Hogan regarding the proposed Local Government Reform which would do away with Athlone Town Council.

Council request meeting with Taoiseach over brigade disbandment

Athlone Town Council are looking to meet with An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, as well as the Táiniste, Eamon Gilmore, as questions remain over the decision to downgrade Custume Barracks.

Business grant could clean up “depressed” Church Street

An Athlone councillor is suggesting the introduction of a small grants scheme for the renewal of unoccupied shop fronts in the town centre.

John Walsh resigns after 28 years as town clerk

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There was shock and praise in equal measures at the end of Monday’s meeting of Athlone Town Council when town clerk John Walsh announced he had presided over his final council meeting.

Flood fears allow pragmatism trump progress

A fear of water combined with the Tiger’s demise has seen the adoption of a plan prepared for the southerly expansion of Athlone between Burgess Park and Willow Park postponed for at least four years until the ongoing study on Shannon flooding is published in 2014.

Athlone estate must wait to see who pays for its speed ramps

Plans of the local authority to take Cloghanboy estate in charge were adjourned for at least a month after a councillor raised a question about whether the developers had promised to install speed ramps.

Southerly growth plans for Athlone put on hold

A €22m relief road, deemed “a pivotal and strategic route” for the future of Athlone, will have to wait for development levies from future businesses to fund it, this week’s meeting of the town council heard.

Councillors fight for increase in adult education funding

Westmeath County Council is calling on Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe to ensure funding is made available for the upskilling of the county’s adults.

€1.45m funding prompts clash over art gallery plans

News that funding of €1.45 million has been awarded to the town council towards the conversion of the Fr Matthew Hall into an art gallery sparked fresh debate this week on the merits of the project.

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