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Gardai net €1.2 million in drug seizures within six months of expanding task force

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Since being expanded last December, the Divisional Drugs Taskforce from the Mayo Garda Division has seized €1.2 million worth of suspected drugs, along with €30,000 worth of counterfeit currency and €12,500 in cash in the county.

Time for renewed optimism as roadmap to recovery journey formally commences

RONAN FAGAN

Athlone Credit Union donates PPE to frontline medical staff

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With a strong ‘together’ message to the fore, Athlone Credit Union have donated PPE towards the ‘local heroes’ frontline medical staff COVID-19 cause.

Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa, a brief history

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In 1852, the British war department bought lands at Renmore with the idea of building a new military barracks to replace the existing ones in the city, the Shambles and the Castle Barracks. These two building complexes were getting old and deteriorating and needed to be replaced. In 1880, the new barracks were built at Renmore. They were occupied by the Royal Irish Fusiliers and later by the Connaught Rangers.

Lenaboy Avenue, c1890

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This photograph was taken from the top of Dalysfort Road (which seems to have been little more than a track at the time) and shows Lenaboy Avenue at the bottom of the hill and part of the main Salthill Road in the distance. Most of the buildings in the avenue were part of the Whaley Estate. Many of the occupants were fishermen and many of them had seaweed rights which were quite valuable at the time. The avenue was a main pathway to the shore for people living inland at the time.

Landmark day as local An Garda Siochana set to make station move

 

Motorcyclist hospitalised following motorway incident

Gardai are continuing their investigations into an accident which occurred on the M6 motorway westbound between Moate and Athlone at 12.15am on Monday morning.

Home and cyber security public meeting

A public meeting, covering personal security, home security, internet security, and cyber security will take place in the SCCUL enterprises building café, Ballybane, on Tuesday April 23 at 7.30pm.

Athlone Garda Station refurbishment project on schedule for 2020 opening

The refurbishment and enhancement of Athlone Garda Station continues with the aspiration that ongoing works at the building based on the town’s west side will be completed within the two year time frame initially noted for the redevelopment project.

Friends in strange places.

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Our friend ‘Captain H’ who had ingeniously planted a dictaphone in the confessional under the stairs in the Town Hall prison, was up to his old tricks again. Somehow he had managed to plant a ‘friendly’ Sergeant Gates who chatted and smiled, and was a friend to all, and dangerously caught numerous snatches of conversation from the hundreds of prisoners within. These were reported to Captain H.

 

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