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A major refurbishment of the Athlone Government Offices which house the Revenue Commissioners on the town's west side, has been announced by Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.
Athlone Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, has thanked the Custume Barracks based Defence Forces for conducting a capability display which highlighted to local elected representatives how they could best assist local communities in major weather events or emergencies.
The €4.1m refurbishment and upgrading of the dining hall and cookhouse in Custume Barracks, Athlone, is a major vote of confidence in the barracks, Longford/Westmeath TD and Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has said this week.
Ongoing concern with regard to better pay and conditions for Defence Force personnel has been raised at Government level by Athlone Senator, Gabrielle McFadden.
The Band of the 2nd Brigade will perform in the courtyard of Athlone Castle on Sunday, May 13, at 2.30pm.
Athlone Castle and Custume Barracks are delighted offer this pilot scheme of guided tours to visitors.
Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, told the Seanad this week that careful consideration needs to be given on whether a full-time air ambulance based out of Custume Barracks is the best use of limited resources.
Funding to the value of €2 million has been earmarked for the enhancement of Custume Barracks.
A military ceremony and heritage event will take place on Tuesday, February 28, to mark the 95th anniversary of the takeover of Custume Barracks and Athlone Castle by Commandant General Séan MacEoin’s troops from British forces.