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#Athlone

# athlone - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford
# Drugs
# Drugs

Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford

Dec 9th 2020, 11:46 AM 13,573 Views 5 Comments

The seizure was made after a search was carried out in Glebe this morning.

# athlone - Friday 30 October, 2020

Nearly €40,000 worth of drugs discovered in packages labelled as clothing items in Athlone
# Drugs Seized
# Drugs Seized

Nearly €40,000 worth of drugs discovered in packages labelled as clothing items in Athlone

Oct 30th 2020, 6:09 PM 31,988 Views 14 Comments

The drugs were seized by Revenue officers earlier today.

# athlone - Friday 28 August, 2020

15 goals across two games as Shelbourne and Athlone progress to FAI Cup last eight
# Magic Of The Cup
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# Magic Of The Cup

15 goals across two games as Shelbourne and Athlone progress to FAI Cup last eight

Aug 28th 2020, 11:16 PM 6,319 Views 0 Comments

Shels beat John Caulfield’s Galway United, and Athlone produced a stunning comeback against Wexford.

# athlone - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'For the love of God': Anger as shed to be used as Covid-19 isolation room at Athlone school
# Back To School
# Back To School

'For the love of God': Anger as shed to be used as Covid-19 isolation room at Athlone school

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 3:03 PM 56,510 Views 162 Comments

The school’s principal said the situation is “not ideal”.

# athlone - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

'These orders have us heartbroken': Protest planned against deportation of Athlone students
# Deportation
# Deportation

'These orders have us heartbroken': Protest planned against deportation of Athlone students

Aug 11th 2020, 4:36 PM 36,418 Views 40 Comments

The couple live in a direct provision centre in Athlone.

# athlone - Sunday 21 June, 2020

‘There was a lot of stuff that hit Kilkenny at once... It was sad to see them go’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘There was a lot of stuff that hit Kilkenny at once... It was sad to see them go’

Jun 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 7,858 Views 0 Comments

Bronagh Kane on seeing her team removed from the Women’s National League and a new start with Athlone.

# athlone - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Man (20s) arrested after gardaí seize €122k worth of cannabis from growhouse
# Athlone
# Athlone

Man (20s) arrested after gardaí seize €122k worth of cannabis from growhouse

Mar 31st 2020, 6:32 PM 37,085 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí said they seized 153 cannabis plants.

# athlone - Monday 24 February, 2020

Government urged to do more on flooding impact as Varadkar visits stricken areas
# Athlone
# Athlone

Government urged to do more on flooding impact as Varadkar visits stricken areas

Feb 24th 2020, 7:01 PM 21,476 Views 40 Comments

The Irish Farmers Association said the Taoiseach’s visit had an element of “trying to close the stable door after the horse had bolted”.

# athlone - Saturday 25 January, 2020

14-year-old missing from Athlone found safe and well
# Athlone
# Athlone

14-year-old missing from Athlone found safe and well

Jan 25th 2020, 1:10 PM 24,219 Views 2 Comments

Ronan Quinn has been located.

# athlone - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Woman due in court after gardaí seize €75k worth of cannabis in Westmeath
# Athlone
# Athlone

Woman due in court after gardaí seize €75k worth of cannabis in Westmeath

Updated Jan 19th 2020, 6:50 PM 29,372 Views 24 Comments

A 34-year-old woman was arrested.

# athlone - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Disclosures tribunal: 'Appalling' idea to hold investigating interviews in station both whistleblower and accused garda worked
# Garda Whistleblower
# Garda Whistleblower

Disclosures tribunal: 'Appalling' idea to hold investigating interviews in station both whistleblower and accused garda worked

Nov 28th 2019, 9:45 PM 13,665 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its fifth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of garda Nicholas Keogh.

# athlone - Friday 22 November, 2019

Men told to desist from posting social media videos in Mullingar court appearance
# Mullingar Court
# Mullingar Court

Men told to desist from posting social media videos in Mullingar court appearance

Nov 22nd 2019, 1:01 PM 19,477 Views 0 Comments

Judge Flann Brennan granted free legal aid to all three accused.

Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill
# Mullingar
# Mullingar

Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill

Nov 22nd 2019, 7:07 AM 11,105 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed the arrests are connected to a machete attack carried out last weekend.

# athlone - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Fermanagh machete attack: Gardaí make three arrests over social media 'threats to kill'
# Athlone
# Athlone

Fermanagh machete attack: Gardaí make three arrests over social media 'threats to kill'

Nov 21st 2019, 2:00 PM 18,796 Views 0 Comments

This morning, gardaí conducted a number of planned searches in the Athlone area.

# athlone - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

The Women's National League will welcome a new team for the 2020 season
# Newcomers
From The42
# Newcomers

The Women's National League will welcome a new team for the 2020 season

Nov 20th 2019, 2:41 PM 5,114 Views 1 Comment

Athlone Town AFC will bring the total number of clubs to nine.

# athlone - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Connacht man Carty's rise brings him a World Cup start for Ireland
# Pride Of Athlone
From The42
# Pride Of Athlone

Connacht man Carty's rise brings him a World Cup start for Ireland

Sep 26th 2019, 5:18 AM 12,037 Views 12 Comments

The 27-year-old Athlone man gets his chance to shine against Japan on Saturday.

# athlone - Sunday 18 August, 2019

How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone
# Statue
# Statue

How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone

Aug 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 29,716 Views 22 Comments

A proposed sculpture has fueled a debate about cultural misappropriation in Athlone.

# athlone - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Birds left 'caked' in oil after spill in Shannon tributary near Athlone
# Threat To Wildlife
# Threat To Wildlife

Birds left 'caked' in oil after spill in Shannon tributary near Athlone

Aug 13th 2019, 1:28 PM 19,124 Views 19 Comments

Five swans were found covered in oil by local volunteers.

# athlone - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'Jack is impossible to ruffle' - Connacht's Carty set for Ireland debut in Rome
# Marist Man
From The42
# Marist Man

'Jack is impossible to ruffle' - Connacht's Carty set for Ireland debut in Rome

Feb 23rd 2019, 1:50 PM 16,684 Views 6 Comments

The 26-year-old has been sublime for his province this season.

# athlone - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Gardaí arrest man and woman after €700k worth of cocaine discovered in Westmeath
# Athlone
# Athlone

Gardaí arrest man and woman after €700k worth of cocaine discovered in Westmeath

Feb 14th 2019, 3:22 PM 18,074 Views 14 Comments

Officers conducted an early morning raid of a house in Athlone.

# athlone - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Missing Dublin teen found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Missing Dublin teen found safe and well

Aug 21st 2018, 2:13 PM 20,572 Views 4 Comments

Another teenage girl who was reported missing to gardaí has also been located safe and well.

# athlone - Monday 20 August, 2018

Appeal for two missing teenagers believed to be in Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Appeal for two missing teenagers believed to be in Dublin

Aug 20th 2018, 2:08 PM 43,906 Views 7 Comments

Janelle Quinn and Hannah Hughes were reported missing to gardaí last Wednesday.

# athlone - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone
# On Fire
From The42
# On Fire

Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone

Aug 18th 2018, 4:50 PM 13,202 Views 7 Comments

Andy Friend’s men ran in seven tries in an impressive performance at Dubarry Park.

# athlone - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Aug 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,262 Views 10 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# athlone - Monday 6 August, 2018

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees
# Food Security
# Food Security

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees

Aug 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 12,148 Views 31 Comments

More than half of Ireland’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.

# athlone - Thursday 14 June, 2018

After two points from 16 games, struggling Athlone Town release 10 players
# Parting Ways
From The42
# Parting Ways

After two points from 16 games, struggling Athlone Town release 10 players

Jun 14th 2018, 9:17 PM 5,319 Views 2 Comments

The club currently sit bottom of the SSE Airtricity League First Division table with no wins so far this season.

# athlone - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'First of its kind' tractor-testing course launched
# Nct For Tractors
# Nct For Tractors

'First of its kind' tractor-testing course launched

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 20,780 Views 41 Comments

A new EU directive requires commercial tractors to undergo a special roadworthiness test.

# athlone - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Woman passes away after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Ree
# Athlone
# Athlone

Woman passes away after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Ree

May 26th 2018, 2:40 PM 18,067 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened on Wednesday.

# athlone - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Athlone roots, 14 seasons in England, 10 clubs and league promotion at last
# Leading With Luton
From The42
# Leading With Luton

Athlone roots, 14 seasons in England, 10 clubs and league promotion at last

May 3rd 2018, 7:14 PM 8,637 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a season to savour for Alan Sheehan at Luton Town.

# athlone - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Athlone native selected in League Two team of the year as Luton close in on promotion
# Star Man
From The42
# Star Man

Athlone native selected in League Two team of the year as Luton close in on promotion

Apr 17th 2018, 11:16 AM 4,745 Views 0 Comments

Alan Sheehan has been a regular at centre-half for promotion chasing Luton Town.

# athlone - Sunday 15 April, 2018

One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre

Apr 15th 2018, 9:15 AM 34,878 Views 32 Comments

Bennett Construction acquired the mostly disused Westmeath development late last year.

# athlone - Thursday 12 April, 2018

One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre
# Wild West
# Wild West

One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre

Apr 12th 2018, 2:40 PM 1,526 Views 1 Comment

Bennett Property acquired the mostly disused Westmeath development late last year.

# athlone - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Substantial amount of jewellery stolen from Westmeath store during Storm Emma
# Athlone
# Athlone

Substantial amount of jewellery stolen from Westmeath store during Storm Emma

Mar 6th 2018, 8:06 PM 24,854 Views 20 Comments

No arrests have been made to date in relation to the incident.

# athlone - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Watch: The Beast in the West - stunning Air Corps video taken over Galway
# Winter Came
# Winter Came

Watch: The Beast in the West - stunning Air Corps video taken over Galway

Mar 3rd 2018, 12:29 PM 36,188 Views 6 Comments

Emma and the Beast’s effects have been felt across the country.

# athlone - Monday 12 February, 2018

Henshaw blow will be felt but Ireland confident as they head for Athlone
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

Henshaw blow will be felt but Ireland confident as they head for Athlone

Feb 12th 2018, 9:00 PM 15,693 Views 29 Comments

Joe Schmidt has competition for places in key areas of the pitch and his squad has real belief.

# athlone - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction
# Sean's Bar
# Sean's Bar

Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction

Feb 7th 2018, 5:30 PM 7,082 Views 1 Comment

The pub dates back to 900 AD, thanks to an enterprising young man named Luain.

# athlone - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting
# Athlone Shooting
# Athlone Shooting

Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,695 Views 0 Comments

A man was injured in the incident last week.

# athlone - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Gardaí investigating after man shot in Athlone
# Retreat Road
# Retreat Road

Gardaí investigating after man shot in Athlone

Nov 19th 2017, 7:57 AM 17,211 Views 8 Comments

he incident occurred last night at about 9.40pm on Retreat Road.

# athlone - Monday 13 November, 2017

Garda probe after safe full of cash stolen from Westmeath filling station
# Athlone
# Athlone

Garda probe after safe full of cash stolen from Westmeath filling station

Nov 13th 2017, 8:03 PM 21,136 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened over the weekend.

# athlone - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Man in his 50s dies after car and bus collide in Roscommon
# Crash
# Crash

Man in his 50s dies after car and bus collide in Roscommon

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:50 PM 27,576 Views 7 Comments

The driver of the bus sustained minor injuries.

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