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Athlone GAA rocked by passing of David Allen

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.

Go ‘Fort young men

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The 2011 Leinster and All Ireland Championship has been a historic one for Danesfort GAA Club, with an unprecedented three players from the club playing in all three championship matches to date.

The Parting Glass

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DERMOT BOLGER’S acclaimed recent play, The Parting Glass comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday May 31 and Wednesday June 1. This one-man play, performed by Ray Yeates, about a returned emigrant’s experience of contemporary Ireland in the boom to bust years, has been a hit in Dublin and New York, and now embarks on a tour of Ireland.

Mullingar man to attend Oscars next month

Fresh from receiving his Art Director’s Guild award for his work on the recent blockbuster, Sherlock Holmes, Mullingar man Niall Moroney will attend his second Oscar ceremony next weekend after his department was nominated in the Best Achievement in Art Direction category.

Foster and Allen line up Ballina show

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Foster and Allen are the only Irish artists to have had an album in the UK Album Charts every single year for 16 years from 1983 to 1999 and again for six years from 2002 to 2007. This amazing achievement is recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. In December 1993 they beat Take That and Diana Ross to the number one spot in the British Pop Video Charts. Take That were number two and Diana Ross was number three. They have won numerous awards over the years and were honoured alongside Bono in the Hall of Fame. Foster and Allen were among a number of entertainers honoured at a special reception by Irish President Mary MacAleese. Foster and Allen have sales in excess of 19 million worldwide to date.

Foster and Allen to hit the Marble City

Foster and Allen embark on a nationwide tour from September 27 - October 24.

Big Maggie at Athlone Little Theatre

Rehearsals are well advanced for the Athlone Little Theatre production of Big Maggie, one of John B Keane’s most popular plays. Paddy Martin has assembled a sterling cast for this show, which runs at the Little Theatre from November 1 to 7. His direction is particularly well rewarded with the work of stalwart Anne Hoey who plays Maggie, thundering out her words with precision and ease.

An exhausting weekend sees little changes

It was an exhausting weekend for anyone with an interest in politics. In Westmeath the two count centres at Mullingar and Athlone played host to many candidates and party members, as they dashed from north to south to ensure everything was running smoothly in county and town.

An exhausting weekend sees little changes

It was an exhausting weekend for anyone with an interest in politics. In Westmeath the two count centres at Mullingar and Athlone played host to many candidates and party members, as they dashed from north to south to ensure everything was running smoothly in county and town.

 

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