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Time running out as barracks deputation comes up against brick wall

“Angry, frustrated, and embarrassed” Athlone councillors are still waiting to hear if their request to meet with the Taoiseach or Tánaiste over the barracks will be granted before the Dáil and the council break for their summer recess.

€275k improvements for Burgess Park

A running track, arboretum, and extra lighting are just some of the developments on the cards for Burgess Park in the coming year.

Athlone elects first Labour councillor in 40 years

Athlone’s new mayor says he is proud to be the first Labour Party mayor in the town in almost 40 years.

Castle to stay closed for another year - council

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Athlone’s major tourist attraction, the 800-year old castle, will now not be open for a second summer season in a row, Athlone Town Council was informed at its monthly meeting this week.

Athlone hospice is ready to open

Following several years of extensive fundraising and the negotiation of several stumbling blocks along the way, the South Westmeath Hospice facility in Athlone is preparing to open its doors to patients from September 6.

Cooney contests Neilan vacancy with schoolkids

With only a little over a week to go in his tenure as Mayor of Athlone before Cllr Sheila Buckley-Byrne takes over his seat, the title-hungry ambition of Cllr Mark Cooney knew no shame in Athlone District Court this week (June 23) when the local solicitor first made public his desire for the recently vacated position with the judiciary.

Out with the old, in with the new

As a difficult week for Fine Gael draws to a close, so too does the political year, with Westmeath County Council and Athlone and Mullingar town councils gearing up to elect new chairpersons.

CCTV on long finger for Willow Park

A disagreement over CCTV almost became a sticking point for the adoption of the Draft Improvement Plan for the Willow Park and Meadowbrook estates at this week’s town council meeting.

Athlone flood defences still have €1.8 million hole

Some of the worst affected areas in last November’s floods will have an indefinite wait for flood defences, Athlone Town Council learned this week, after the Office of Public Works (OPW) found the €1.8m price tag presently prohibitive.

Councillor apologises to residents

Cllr Sheila Buckley-Byrne offered her apologies to the residents of St Patrick’s Terrace in Irishtown after acknowledging a mistake of hers with regards to local geography at a prevous meeting.

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