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Drug driving incidents on the increase local Sergeant confirms

There has been a noted increase in drug driving incidents in recent times, it has been confirmed to the Athlone Advertiser this week.

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Custume Barracks Athlone hosts auspicious passing out parade

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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.

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Commemorating the Connaught Rangers mutiny - a century on

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ON SUNDAY June 27 1920, a small group of Connaught Rangers, from C Company of the 1st Battalion, based at Wellington Barracks, Jalandhar, the Punjab, announced they were refusing to obey orders.

Defence Forces Gala Concert launched

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The Defence Forces Gala Concert in aid of South Westmeath Hospice and ONE Fuchsia appeal will take place in the Radisson Blu Athlone next Thursday, August 22, at 7pm. The concert will feature performances by the Band 2 Brigade, renowned singer Raphaela Mangan, and Athlone A Capella Choir.

New IT support specialist course at the GRETB Training Centre

This September, the GRETB Training Centre launches its new traineeship – IT support specialist for those wishing to enter the IT support field.

Government urged to further enhance Defence Forces conditions

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Independent Councillor welcomes update on Defence Forces issue

Local election candidate, Independent Councillor Paul Hogan, has welcomed the update from Minister Paschal Donoghue in relation to issues concerning remuneration, recruiting and retaining personnel in the Defence Forces.

Galway and the Great War 1914-1918

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On August 4 1914, Lt Col Henry Jourdain, Commander of the Connaught Rangers in Renmore Barracks, Galway, received mobilisation orders which changed the lives of thousands of families throughout the city and county. Urgent appeals for recruits were sent out. Hundreds of young men began arriving from all over Connacht. Temporary military camps were set up outside the barracks to cater for the recruits.

 

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