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How Ireland lost thirty nine famous paintings

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The sinking of the Lusitania on May 7 1915, off the Cork coast, by a German submarine electrified Ireland, Britain and America. In Ireland, the fact that German submarines were lurking so close to the Irish shore, added fuel to the propaganda that Germany was planning to invade the country. It spurred recruitment into the armed forces. In Britain, the shameful practice of using passenger liners to carry munitions across the Atlantic without telling the passengers they were in effect travelling on a British war ship, was to come to an end.

End in sight as watermains to be completed by April


Great opportunity for those looking for a starter home

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Loaction: 17 Parnell Square, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Athlone students join Dublin protest march


Affordable family home in Parnell Square

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Location: Parnell Square, Athlone

South American escapees get nine months in Athlone

One thousand take part in Spiddal ‘Slán le Séan’ Irish language rights march

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More than 1,000 people took part in a three mile march last Sunday to highlight the Government’s failure to provide necessary services through the medium of Irish in the Gaeltacht.

John McCormack souvenir coins nearly sold out on first day

A limited edition run of commemorative silver coins in honour of Athlone tenor John Count McCormack is almost sold out.

Count McCormack coin to be launched this month

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The Central Bank is to launch a special €10 coin later this month commemorating Athlone’s John Count McCormack.

Despite rehab offer addict gets another eight months

An addict who re-started her thieving career just days after being released from jail was sent back for eight months this week (November 20) after a judge ran out of patience with her.


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