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This Friday February 24, over 100 students will gather in Golden Island Shopping Centre, Athlone to participate in the Student Enterprise Awards co-ordinated by Westmeath County Enterprise Board.
Athlone GAA club and the wider Westmeath GAA community are coming to terms with the untimely passing last week of club stalwart David Allen (43), following a relatively short illness. Davy won medals at every grade including senior medals in 1988 and 1998 with his beloved Athlone. He made his senior debut in 1985 and provided cover as sub-goalie as recently as last summer.
Students across the county are putting the finishing touches to their exhibits in preparation for the 2012 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, which kicks off next week.
A host of proud local principals have paid tribute to their “outstanding” and “extraordinary” students who received Leaving Certificate results this week, with Athlone students bucking the much-discussed national trends and scoring well in both maths and science.
Former Retreat Road resident and Marist past pupil Brian Lenihan, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer last Friday after an 18-month battle while carrying out his duties as Minister for Finance, was buried this week at St David’s cemetery in Kilsallaghan, north county Dublin, amid a tsunami of tributes from a grateful nation.
The Marist College and Golden Island Shopping Centre in Athlone have a fantastic record of supporting groups who are working to improve the local community.
Connacht coach Eric Elwood will be hoping to continue the momentum set in last month’s final round of Challenge Cup games when they host the Scarlets on Saturday (7.35pm).
Looking back over last year and Christmas in particular it would have to be said that the year turned out to be as challenging as had been expected, with a few extra unforeseen difficulties handed out by the weather, both early and late in the year. As with all challenges we believe that they can be overcome.
From horse hair and hazelnuts to ballet and biofuels, Westmeath students have been busy investigating some of the more unusual scientific questions, and will learn of their success later this evening [Friday] as the winners of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition are announced.
A - Athlone GAA Club celebrated their 125th year in existence. It was an honour for me to be captain 50 years on from the first of the famous six-in-a-row wins. Unfortunately we added no silverware at senior level. Making the knockout stages was progress and hopes are high that we can build on that in 2011. Our u14s won the Feile and u16s won the county title indicating a bright future for the club.