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Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called on the Tánaiste, Deputy Micheal Martin, to designate Custume Barracks in Athlone as the location for the proposed new Defence Forces headquarters, as recommended by the Commission on the Defence Forces.
On 20 January 1923, six months into the civil war, four anti-treaty IRA Volunteers from Galway – Martin J. Burke (25), Hubert Collins (23), Stephen Joyce (29), and Michael Walsh (26) – were executed at Athlone Barracks, having been found guilty by a Free State Military Court of the unlawful possession of arms and ammunition.
Westmeath County Council, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, welcomes a new exhibition of photos from the Irish Civil War.
Officer Commanding 6 Inf Bn and Custume Barracks, together with the serving members of Custume Barracks, will host an Open Day on Sunday, September 18, for the families of all members of Custume Barracks, with members of the general public also welcome to attend.
Amid the centenary year of the Defence Forces, 27 recruits from the 34th Two-Three Star Platoon completed their military training prior to their formal passing out parade which took place within the surrounds of Custume Barracks in the heart of Athlone.
An announcement by Irish Water this week confirming the commencement of works to upgrade the Athlone Water Treatment Plant enabling the safeguard of water supply to homes and businesses in Athlone and surrounding areas and providing for social and economic growth has been formally welcomed by the Town Mayor, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke.
The restoration of the 4th Western Brigade and the re-establishment of its headquarters to Custume Barracks in Athlone was a pertinent issue for discussion at the virtually hosted Athlone Moate Municipal District meeting in recent times.
Irish Water, working in partnership with Westmeath County Council, is progressing with the second phase of water main improvement works in Bullet Road, Athlone, to improve the security of supply and reduce high levels of leakage.
An auspicious occasion unfolded within the surrounds of Custume Barracks, Athlone in recent times when a formal passing out parade was hosted for members of the 3rd Three Star Training Platoon to celebrate the completion of their induction training.