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#Athlone

# 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 20,838 Views 40 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 18,176 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 8,701 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 4,777 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 35,202 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 1,544 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 24,873 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 36,213 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 15,708 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 7,374 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 8,953 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 17,236 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 21,166 Views 12 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 27,614 Views 7 Comments

The driver of the bus sustained minor injuries.

# athlone - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs

Oct 5th 2017, 6:37 PM 26,848 Views 14 Comments

The Swedish company is facing falling sales and tough competition.

# athlone - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Seamus Coleman makes Everton supporters' dream come true with incredible €2,000 donation
# Seamie For President
From The42
# Seamie For President

Seamus Coleman makes Everton supporters' dream come true with incredible €2,000 donation

Aug 20th 2017, 2:31 PM 16,335 Views 10 Comments

The man is simply a class act.

# athlone - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car
# Athlone
# Athlone

Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car

Aug 13th 2017, 6:50 PM 18,465 Views 6 Comments

The scene has been preserved for examination by the garda forensic collision investigators.

# athlone - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Young man killed in crash with three cars
# Athlone
# Athlone

Young man killed in crash with three cars

Jul 9th 2017, 8:09 AM 17,965 Views 1 Comment

The man was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

# athlone - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Man in his 40s killed in Athlone crash this afternoon
# Fatal
# Fatal

Man in his 40s killed in Athlone crash this afternoon

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:26 PM 20,766 Views 5 Comments

A female passenger has been removed to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

# athlone - Friday 12 May, 2017

'Every League of Ireland club is a couple of bad decisions away from going out of football'
# Athlone
From The42
# Athlone

'Every League of Ireland club is a couple of bad decisions away from going out of football'

May 12th 2017, 3:00 PM 12,764 Views 8 Comments

Athlone investigation turns the spotlight back on the league’s financial pressures, writes John O’Sullivan.

# athlone - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping

May 9th 2017, 9:45 PM 23,793 Views 19 Comments

Each family member will receive €1 million from the prize.

# athlone - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Athlone Town call on the Gardaí, Interpol and Uefa to open match-fixing investigations
# World Police
From The42
# World Police

Athlone Town call on the Gardaí, Interpol and Uefa to open match-fixing investigations

May 7th 2017, 9:24 PM 5,352 Views 2 Comments

“It is our strong opinion that no stone should be left unturned in relation to these very damaging claims.”

# athlone - Monday 2 January, 2017

Whatever happened to... A massive Chinese business centre in Westmeath?
# Athlone
# Athlone

Whatever happened to... A massive Chinese business centre in Westmeath?

Jan 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 31,749 Views 27 Comments

It was hoped that the huge €175m Athlone-China hub would create thousands of jobs.

# athlone - Monday 21 November, 2016

Government accused of "cloak and dagger tactics" on Roscommon boundary changes
# Redrawing The Map
# Redrawing The Map

Government accused of "cloak and dagger tactics" on Roscommon boundary changes

Nov 21st 2016, 2:45 PM 13,598 Views 18 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy accused the Government of “cloak and dagger tactics” on the issue.

# athlone - Friday 14 October, 2016

Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump
# Athlone
# Athlone

Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump

Oct 14th 2016, 5:53 PM 14,695 Views 19 Comments

The accident, which involved the male soldier making a ‘hard landing’, happened earlier this afternoon at Custume Barracks in Athlone.

# athlone - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning

Oct 12th 2016, 6:00 AM 12,490 Views 0 Comments

Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2016.

# athlone - Monday 19 September, 2016

"You do not want to f*** with me" - CEO threatened to ruin former company, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

"You do not want to f*** with me" - CEO threatened to ruin former company, court hears

Sep 19th 2016, 6:44 PM 46,303 Views 0 Comments

Former CEO of consultancy company Madcalm Sean McGrath allegedly threatened to “ruin” the firm if they did not pay him €135,000.

# athlone - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar
# Baylough
# Baylough

Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar

Sep 11th 2016, 12:30 PM 17,030 Views 31 Comments

The man threatened staff with a knife in the Athlone incident.

# athlone - Friday 22 July, 2016

Unstoppable! Limerick make it 17 wins from 18 in the First Division
# Going Up
From The42
# Going Up

Unstoppable! Limerick make it 17 wins from 18 in the First Division

Jul 22nd 2016, 10:06 PM 6,230 Views 8 Comments

Aaron Greene and Robbie Williams scored a goal in either half against Athlone.

# athlone - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns
# Athlone
# Athlone

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns

Jul 6th 2016, 2:18 PM 14,269 Views 8 Comments

The HSE made the decision after an electrical report highlighted a number of risks.

# athlone - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Three people charged after large amount of cash stolen from Athlone shop
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Three people charged after large amount of cash stolen from Athlone shop

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:19 AM 15,286 Views 0 Comments

Two men and a woman were arrested in Co Offaly.

# athlone - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search
# Tragic
# Tragic

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:59 AM 38,012 Views 7 Comments

The 74-year-old’s remains were found near a lake, gardaí say.

# athlone - Monday 20 June, 2016

Renewed appeal for Kathleen Reilly (74) missing from Athlone
# Search
# Search

Renewed appeal for Kathleen Reilly (74) missing from Athlone

Jun 20th 2016, 8:21 PM 10,953 Views 3 Comments

She was last seen on Thursday afternoon.

# athlone - Friday 17 June, 2016

Appeal for missing 74-year-old woman Kathleen Reilly
# Athlone
# Athlone

Appeal for missing 74-year-old woman Kathleen Reilly

Jun 17th 2016, 5:42 PM 13,091 Views 1 Comment

She was last seen in Athlone town at around 11am yesterday morning.

# athlone - Friday 3 June, 2016

Airtricity League condemn Athlone Town's late withdrawal from First Division fixture
# Unrest
From The42
# Unrest

Airtricity League condemn Athlone Town's late withdrawal from First Division fixture

Jun 3rd 2016, 6:27 PM 7,208 Views 7 Comments

Hosts Waterford United confirmed the game would not go ahead just two hours before kick-off.

# athlone - Thursday 2 June, 2016

The world's largest inflatable water slide is on a lake in Athlone right now
# Sliding Into Lough Ree
From The Daily Edge
# Sliding Into Lough Ree

The world's largest inflatable water slide is on a lake in Athlone right now

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:22 AM 14,677 Views 0 Comments

Class.

# athlone - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Their stories aren't new, but you're about to hear a lot more about these OTHER garda whistleblowers
# Keogh And Harrison
# Keogh And Harrison

Their stories aren't new, but you're about to hear a lot more about these OTHER garda whistleblowers

May 24th 2016, 6:05 AM 36,524 Views 73 Comments

The stories of gardaí Nicky Keogh and Keith Harrison are starting to get a lot more attention.

# athlone - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Woman missing from Athlone found
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Woman missing from Athlone found

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:00 PM 29,998 Views 2 Comments

Lisa Monaghan Shanley was last seen yesterday.

# athlone - Friday 19 February, 2016

11 tweets and Instagrams that sum up the madness of Rag Week
# Losing The Rag
From The Daily Edge
# Losing The Rag

11 tweets and Instagrams that sum up the madness of Rag Week

Feb 19th 2016, 12:20 PM 9,678 Views 0 Comments

When the students of this country lose their entire minds.

# athlone - Monday 4 January, 2016

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters

Jan 4th 2016, 7:21 PM 36,924 Views 253 Comments

“We’re going to leave it there, some shenanigans going on behind you there.”