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Huge public support for hungerstrike art at council meeting

Around 80 people thronged Athlone’s Civic Offices to protest against Fine Gael councillor Mark Cooney’s motion that a state-owned artwork be removed from the Luan Gallery at this week’s Athlone Town Council meeting.

Traders furious over fears lights will stay out on Westside over Christmas

Shoppers and traders on the west side of Athlone will be left in darkness this Christmas as issues over broken street lights in the area continue.

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.

Athlone mayor to accept European Town of Sport award

Mayor of Athlone Cllr Jim Henson is to travel to Brussels in the coming weeks to formally accept the designation of Athlone as European Town of Sport for 2013.

Willow Park improvements a shining example of partnership

Improvements which have taken place in Willow Park show what can be done when different groups in the community work together.

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.

Promise to keep politics out of chamber is short-lived

Despite the best of intentions, political allegiances reared their heads in style at this week’s meeting of Westmeath County Council.

Councillors unhappy with pop up warehouse sales

Councillors expressed both anger and frustration this week at the high number of pop-up warehouse liquidation sales appearing in the town.

Council cuts budget for derelict sites

Local councillors are to receive a report on the town’s derelict sites at their next council meeting, after it emerged that the council is to reduce both its spend and its estimated income in that area for the coming year.

No change to town’s commercial rates despite Chamber pleas

In spite of a major campaign by Athlone Chamber of Commerce to persuade the council to reduce commercial rates by 5 per cent, and a late call from Cllr Sheila Buckley Byrne to consider a 2 per cent rate reduction, councillors voted against a change in rates at Wednesday’s Athlone Town Council budget meeting.


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