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Train to Dublin for Offaly clash

A special train will run to Dublin on Sunday for Galway’s joust with Offaly at Croke Park.

Clonmacnoise on new list for World Heritage status

Despite dramatic opposition last year to proposals to designate Clonmacnoise a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the monastic site has appeared on a “tentative list” of nominees for the honour.

Two-thirds decline in planning for new dwellings

Further evidence of the rapid slowdown in local building activity emerged this week with the news that the number of planning permissions granted for new houses in the county has dropped by almost two thirds in the past year.

Young Kittens get their claws ready for league battles

This weekend sees the Kilkenny intermediates face Offaly in round 4 of the Bord Gais Energy ladies football national league and with both sides in search of their first win the stakes are high.

250 jobs to come on stream as PPD opens

Up to 250 positions will be created for PhD level students, laboratory staff, and other clinical development professionals in the coming years, with the opening of PPD’s research and testing facility in Athlone this week.

Midlands Regional Youth Service shortlisted for Better Ireland programme

The Midlands Regional Youth Service (Athlone) has been shortlisted as one of the recipients of the AIB Better Ireland Programme in Athlone for 2010.

Eleven months for 17 thefts

A 23-year-old Mullingar woman has received an 11 month sentence after being convicted of 17 thefts.

Mid Ireland region promoted to keen Northern Ireland market

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Mid Ireland Tourism recently carried out a Northern Ireland marketing campaign to highlight the activities, attractions, accommodation, festivals events, and special deals on offer in the Mid Ireland region.

Castlecomer golf results

Results from the three person open team event are as follows. 1 Peter Donnelly, Eddie Kenny, Pat Comerford 94 points; 2 E Deegan Rathdowney, Liam Leydon, Anthony Cleere Kilkenny 92 points; 3 John Dooley, Tom Dooley, Shane Dooley 91 points.

Third Offaly Good Vibration set to be a success as a futuristic fleadh

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An Offaly Good Vibration will once again be bringing international talent to the good people of the Midlands next Thursday August 14 while also giving serious local lyricists the platform to showcase their talent to an attentive audience.


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