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#Athlone

# athlone - Thursday 18 August, 2022

Accused in Athlone stag party assault death case is refused bail
# Court
# Court

Accused in Athlone stag party assault death case is refused bail

Aug 18th 2022, 7:28 PM 29,448 Views 0 Comments

Paul ‘Babs’ Connolly was injured in an incident on Saturday night while attending a stag party.

# athlone - Sunday 14 August, 2022

Two men charged with violent disorder and assault after death of man in Athlone
# Athlone
# Athlone

Two men charged with violent disorder and assault after death of man in Athlone

Aug 14th 2022, 11:13 PM 33,002 Views 0 Comments

The two men appeared at Mullingar District Court on Sunday evening.

# athlone - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Two men arrested after man in his 40s dies following assault in Athlone
# Fatal Assault
# Fatal Assault

Two men arrested after man in his 40s dies following assault in Athlone

Updated Aug 13th 2022, 4:04 PM 33,856 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred this morning at Church Street, Athlone.

# athlone - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Drugs worth €450,000 were 'destined for addresses around Ireland', says Revenue
# Seizure
# Seizure

Drugs worth €450,000 were 'destined for addresses around Ireland', says Revenue

Jun 22nd 2022, 5:36 PM 25,481 Views 13 Comments

The drugs were seized this week.

# athlone - Friday 4 March, 2022

Revenue seizes ecstasy pills worth €93,000 in parcels labelled as 'children's toys'
# Athlone
# Athlone

Revenue seizes ecstasy pills worth €93,000 in parcels labelled as 'children's toys'

Mar 4th 2022, 2:06 PM 8,025 Views 2 Comments

Alcohol was seized in Co Wexford worth an estimated €55,000 yesterday.

# athlone - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

‘A cold lesson for farmers’: Panelists say agriculture must lower emissions but sector needs support
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

‘A cold lesson for farmers’: Panelists say agriculture must lower emissions but sector needs support

Nov 2nd 2021, 9:16 PM 14,055 Views 31 Comments

The Journal hosted a panel in Athlone this evening to discuss COP26 and Ireland’s role in climate action.

# athlone - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to serious assault on woman in Athlone
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to serious assault on woman in Athlone

Sep 8th 2021, 2:11 PM 17,008 Views 0 Comments

The assault occurred between 12am and 12:30am on Saturday beside Athlone Castle near the River Shannon.

# athlone - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Paul Doolin named new Athlone Town manager
# The Town
From The42
# The Town

Paul Doolin named new Athlone Town manager

Aug 18th 2021, 11:06 AM 3,723 Views 3 Comments

The former Drogheda United and Cork City boss agreed a deal late last night.

# athlone - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Henshaw the pride of Athlone as he readies himself for Boks backlash
# Buccaneer
From The42
# Buccaneer

Henshaw the pride of Athlone as he readies himself for Boks backlash

Jul 31st 2021, 12:01 AM 4,862 Views 1 Comment

The 28-year-old was cheered on by a big crowd back home last weekend.

# athlone - Thursday 8 July, 2021

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'
# Buccaneer
From The42
# Buccaneer

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 22,545 Views 1 Comment

23-year-old Athlone man Luke Carty made his debut for the US last weekend.

# athlone - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

HSE says Athlone outbreak is 'probably' Delta variant as Tánaiste says there is reason for 'concern', but not panic
# Covid Cluster
# Covid Cluster

HSE says Athlone outbreak is 'probably' Delta variant as Tánaiste says there is reason for 'concern', but not panic

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 12:31 PM 45,035 Views 76 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the country is “still on track to ease restrictions further” on 5 July.

# athlone - Monday 21 June, 2021

HSE investigates suspected Delta variant outbreaks in Athlone
# Investigations
# Investigations

HSE investigates suspected Delta variant outbreaks in Athlone

Jun 21st 2021, 9:24 PM 70,621 Views 59 Comments

The cases have not yet been officially confirmed by Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS).

# athlone - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Teenager missing from Roscommon found safe and well
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Teenager missing from Roscommon found safe and well

Jun 15th 2021, 5:25 PM 28,142 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old girl had been missing from her home in Athlone.

# athlone - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Gardaí seize €160,000 in cash after stopping car in Athlone
# Seizure
# Seizure

Gardaí seize €160,000 in cash after stopping car in Athlone

Apr 3rd 2021, 7:42 PM 34,270 Views 13 Comments

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

# athlone - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Three people arrested as gardaí seize cash and cannabis during searches of car and house
# Cork And Westmeath
# Cork And Westmeath

Three people arrested as gardaí seize cash and cannabis during searches of car and house

Mar 4th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,652 Views 39 Comments

Two of the three people arrested have since been released.

# 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 14,053 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 32,259 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
From The42
# 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 6,378 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 56,689 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 36,634 Views 41 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 7,965 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 37,208 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 21,665 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 24,327 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 29,506 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 13,783 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 19,609 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 11,231 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 18,819 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 5,202 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 12,117 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 30,298 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 19,212 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 16,714 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 18,779 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 20,593 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 43,957 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 13,246 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 15,695 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 12,194 Views 31 Comments

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

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