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News that Athlone Garda Station will not be afforded new recruits to bolster policing numbers in the community is disheartening, local Councillor, Aengus O’Rourke, has claimed.
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The restoration and refurbishment of the existing garda station and the former Social Protection building is a much needed project for Athlone, said Deputy Kevin “Boxer” Moran.
This very fine painting ‘Listed for the Connaught Rangers, recruiting in Ireland 1878’, was painted by Elizabeth S Thompson, but following her marriage to Lieutenant General Sir William Butler of Bansha Castle, Co Tipperary, is best known as Lady Butler. It is not only extremely unusual for a woman artist to have so successfully worked in the highly masculine field of military art, but Lady Butler was an exception in many ways. She was an innovator, particularly in her sensitive and humane depiction of the ordinary soldier. Detail was all important. She was a regular visitor to Chelsea Hospital, and other retirement homes for soldiers, to question survivors, sometimes getting them to re-enact a particular scene.
The Galway hurlers led Tipperary in the All-Ireland qualifier last Saturday in Semple Stadium by 4-12 to 1-15 after 52 minutes.
Set in the shadow of the Galtee Mountains, Ballykisteen Hotel & Golf Resort, Co Tipperary is adjacent to the renowned Tipperary Racecourse, Limerick Junction railway station, and the famous Rock of Cashel which the Queen recently visited on her trip to Tipperary.
Prosperous Dramatic Society will have the honour of opening the 60th RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival when the curtain rises at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone on Thursday May 3. With their production of Deadline by Robert Massey, the group hopes to follow on from their success at the event last year where they finished as runners-up.
A man who was fatally injured in a road traffic accident in Kilkenny this week has been named.