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Westmeath County Council has appointed PD Contractors Ltd to construct a 1.1km section of the Dublin to Galway Greenway in Athlone.
The provision of significant funding afforded to the construction of a new bridge to cross the River Shannon in the heart of Athlone is a welcome boost towards the continuance of the national cycleway route from Dublin to Galway.
Athlone Town Mayor, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke, has lauded the cohesive work of Destination Athlone as a noticeable influx of Irish visitors descend upon the Midlands growth town to enjoy a staycation experience in the heart of Ireland.
As Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, prepares to pass on his chain of office at the forthcoming meeting of Athlone Moate Municipal District, he spoke with the Athlone Advertiser this week to reflect upon what he described as an “unprecedented” year in the role.
A proposal to conduct a feasibility study pertaining to the introduction of a light rail system on the old railway line from Moate to Athlone to include Mullingar at a later date was afforded diligent thought during the monthly meeting of Athlone Moate Municipal District.
Cathaoirleach John Dolan had a very important job on his final day in office as Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, presenting the first Green Dog Walker’s Champion award to Moate native, Luke Lynam.
Local Independent Councillor, Michael O’Brien, has called for the provision of dog waste bins along the Old Rail Trail.
Schools and community groups from the Athlone environs are being encouraged to get involved in biodiversity project along the Old Rail Trail.