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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Athlone

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# Missing
Missing Dublin teen found safe and well
Another teenage girl who was reported missing to gardaí has also been located safe and well.
# Missing
Appeal for two missing teenagers believed to be in Dublin
Janelle Quinn and Hannah Hughes were reported missing to gardaí last Wednesday.
# on fire
Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone
Andy Friend’s men ran in seven tries in an impressive performance at Dubarry Park.
# heritage hotspots
Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.
# Food security
Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees
More than half of Ireland’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.
# Parting ways
After two points from 16 games, struggling Athlone Town release 10 players
The club currently sit bottom of the SSE Airtricity League First Division table with no wins so far this season.
# nct for tractors
'First of its kind' tractor-testing course launched
A new EU directive requires commercial tractors to undergo a special roadworthiness test.
# Athlone
Woman passes away after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Ree
The incident happened on Wednesday.
# Leading With Luton
Athlone roots, 14 seasons in England, 10 clubs and league promotion at last
It’s been a season to savour for Alan Sheehan at Luton Town.
# Star Man
Athlone native selected in League Two team of the year as Luton close in on promotion
Alan Sheehan has been a regular at centre-half for promotion chasing Luton Town.
# Westmeath
One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre
Bennett Construction acquired the mostly disused Westmeath development late last year.
# Wild West
One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre
Bennett Property acquired the mostly disused Westmeath development late last year.
# Athlone
Substantial amount of jewellery stolen from Westmeath store during Storm Emma
No arrests have been made to date in relation to the incident.
# winter came
Watch: The Beast in the West - stunning Air Corps video taken over Galway
Emma and the Beast’s effects have been felt across the country.
# Moving On
Henshaw blow will be felt but Ireland confident as they head for Athlone
Joe Schmidt has competition for places in key areas of the pitch and his squad has real belief.
# sean's bar
Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction
The pub dates back to 900 AD, thanks to an enterprising young man named Luain.
# athlone shooting
Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting
A man was injured in the incident last week.
# retreat road
Gardaí investigating after man shot in Athlone
he incident occurred last night at about 9.40pm on Retreat Road.
# Athlone
Garda probe after safe full of cash stolen from Westmeath filling station
The incident happened over the weekend.
# Crash
Man in his 50s dies after car and bus collide in Roscommon
The driver of the bus sustained minor injuries.
# Cutbacks
Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs
The Swedish company is facing falling sales and tough competition.
# seamie for president
Seamus Coleman makes Everton supporters' dream come true with incredible €2,000 donation
The man is simply a class act.
# Athlone
Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car
The scene has been preserved for examination by the garda forensic collision investigators.
# Athlone
Young man killed in crash with three cars
The man was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.
# Fatal
Man in his 40s killed in Athlone crash this afternoon
A female passenger has been removed to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
# Athlone
'Every League of Ireland club is a couple of bad decisions away from going out of football'
Athlone investigation turns the spotlight back on the league’s financial pressures, writes John O’Sullivan.
# gun control
Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping
Each family member will receive €1 million from the prize.
# world police
Athlone Town call on the Gardaí, Interpol and Uefa to open match-fixing investigations
“It is our strong opinion that no stone should be left unturned in relation to these very damaging claims.”
# Athlone
Whatever happened to... A massive Chinese business centre in Westmeath?
It was hoped that the huge €175m Athlone-China hub would create thousands of jobs.
# redrawing the map
Government accused of "cloak and dagger tactics" on Roscommon boundary changes
Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy accused the Government of “cloak and dagger tactics” on the issue.
# Athlone
Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump
The accident, which involved the male soldier making a ‘hard landing’, happened earlier this afternoon at Custume Barracks in Athlone.
# Fingers crossed
The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning
Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2016.
# Courts
"You do not want to f*** with me" - CEO threatened to ruin former company, court hears
Former CEO of consultancy company Madcalm Sean McGrath allegedly threatened to “ruin” the firm if they did not pay him €135,000.
# baylough
Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar
The man threatened staff with a knife in the Athlone incident.
# Going Up
Unstoppable! Limerick make it 17 wins from 18 in the First Division
Aaron Greene and Robbie Williams scored a goal in either half against Athlone.
# Athlone
Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns
The HSE made the decision after an electrical report highlighted a number of risks.
# Westmeath
Three people charged after large amount of cash stolen from Athlone shop
Two men and a woman were arrested in Co Offaly.
# Tragic
Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search
The 74-year-old’s remains were found near a lake, gardaí say.
# Search
Renewed appeal for Kathleen Reilly (74) missing from Athlone
She was last seen on Thursday afternoon.
# Athlone
Appeal for missing 74-year-old woman Kathleen Reilly
She was last seen in Athlone town at around 11am yesterday morning.