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Foxford man bought cannabis seeds online

A 28-year-old Foxford resident grew cannabis in rented accommodation and let his friends smoke it, at what Judge Mary Devins described as ‘drug parties’.

Athlone Toastmasters meet next Tuesday

The next meeting of the well-known public speaking club of Athlone will be on Tuesday February 25 at 8pm in The Prince of Wales hotel.

Edward VII in Galway, 1903

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At the beginning of the last century, the Prince of Wales would have been one of the most famous personalities known to most Irish people. He had been to County Galway on a few occasions hunting, but when it was announced he was going to make an official visit, it aroused very mixed emotions. There were a lot of objections locally, led by an umbrella group known as the National Council. They disrupted preparatory meetings by shouting and heckling. Nationalists were not impressed either and other objectors included Edward Martyn, WB Yeats, Maud Gonne, and George Moore.

Win tickets to Friday’s u20 Six Nations game

Ireland kick off a trio of Electric Ireland u20 Six Nations Championship home matches in Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Friday week, January 31 when they face Scotland. Wales arrive the following weekend, Friday February 7 with Italy the visitors for the final fixture on Friday March 7.

Avenging Toulouse too clinical for Connacht

Struck by a flu virus just 48 hours before kick-off, and then to be hit by a vengeful Toulouse, Connacht could not repeat their previous heroics in this second of the back-to-back on Saturday evening.

Christmas is all wrapped up at The Prince of Wales

Looking for the perfect venue for your Christmas party? Well look no further than The Prince of Wales, Athlone as all your Christmas needs are covered under the one roof!

Success for Mayo AC masters women athletes

Mayo AC's masters athletes competed on the Irish team in the 26th Annual British and Irish Masters International Cross Country at Bute Park, Cardiff, last Saturday.

Top 20 place for Galway athletes at cross county championships

Galway’s two leading competitors in Sunday’s National Inter County Cross Country Championships in Santry both finished in the top 20.

Streamlined maintenance contract will give council more staff

Westmeath County Council is no longer responsible for the maintenance of its 80km of motorway after the NRA centralised this task in June.

When we weren’t all in it together

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THE AVERAGE commentator on an Irish internet political discussion forum holds two opinions. First: that, unlike the French or the Greeks, the Irish will never stand up and say no.


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