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#Athlone

# athlone - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

# athlone - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Taoiseach extends sympathy on a ‘very sad day’ for Athlone
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach extends sympathy on a ‘very sad day’ for Athlone

Oct 1st 2013, 11:05 PM 20,222 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny said that politicians in Leinster House were ‘absolutely united’ in their condemnation of the alleged sexual assault in Westmeath at the weekend.

Man remanded in custody over alleged sexual assault of two girls in Athlone
# Court Appearance
# Court Appearance

Man remanded in custody over alleged sexual assault of two girls in Athlone

Oct 1st 2013, 12:00 PM 41,172 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old is due to appear again in court on Friday.

# athlone - Monday 30 September, 2013

Athlone incident reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to child safety, says RCNI
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Athlone incident reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to child safety, says RCNI

Sep 30th 2013, 2:12 PM 24,402 Views 78 Comments

The Rape Crisis Network of Ireland (RCNI) has urged anyone concerned about a neighbour to work with gardaí.

Pics: Crowds at Athlone courthouse as one still held in sexual assault investigation
# Athlone
# Athlone

Pics: Crowds at Athlone courthouse as one still held in sexual assault investigation

Sep 30th 2013, 1:06 PM 54,427 Views 0 Comments

It has been reported that the two girls, aged six and nine, were lured away from a party in the town before being assaulted.

Gardaí seek help tracing 16-year-old missing since 11 September
# Athlone Town
# Athlone Town

Gardaí seek help tracing 16-year-old missing since 11 September

Sep 30th 2013, 11:00 AM 11,101 Views 24 Comments

Cian Quinn was last seen in the Athlone area.

# athlone - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Three men held over alleged sexual assault of children in Athlone
# Athlone Town
# Athlone Town

Three men held over alleged sexual assault of children in Athlone

Sep 29th 2013, 8:57 PM 63,252 Views 0 Comments

The alleged assaults happened at around 4pm yesterday. The men detained are in their 30s and 40s.

Here’s what happened today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Sunday

Sep 29th 2013, 8:11 PM 17,036 Views 4 Comments

Arrests for child sexual assault in Athlone, votes for Irish emigrants and Melbourne remembers Jill Meagher.

# athlone - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone
# River Shannon
# River Shannon

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone

Sep 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 24,054 Views 19 Comments

The man’s body was recovered from the River Shannon.

# athlone - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Athlone IT will continue audiology degree
# Saved
# Saved

Athlone IT will continue audiology degree

Aug 21st 2013, 3:27 PM 7,306 Views 19 Comments

The previously cancelled course, the only one of its kind, will be continued after the HSE agreed to provide 12 placements.

# athlone - Thursday 1 August, 2013

"We've wasted over €5,000 and a year of our lives."
# Hearing Loss
# Hearing Loss

"We've wasted over €5,000 and a year of our lives."

Aug 1st 2013, 2:30 PM 24,878 Views 41 Comments

Twenty-one students at Athlone IT have been put in limbo after the college cancelled their course a year in.

# athlone - Saturday 27 July, 2013

JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"
# Athlone
# Athlone

JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"

Jul 27th 2013, 2:26 PM 30,838 Views 184 Comments

The Department of Education has said that schools can participate in the scheme – but not use it to displace staff or fill a current vacancy.

# athlone - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Man released from custody after Hogan's car windscreen smashed
# Athlone
# Athlone

Man released from custody after Hogan's car windscreen smashed

Jun 8th 2013, 1:18 PM 8,660 Views 117 Comments

A spokesperson for the minister described the incident as “thuggery”.

# athlone - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Six people rescued from sinking cruiser on Lough Ree
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Six people rescued from sinking cruiser on Lough Ree

May 28th 2013, 7:13 PM 16,643 Views 35 Comments

The vessel struck an object under the waterline and was taking on water when lifeboats arrived.

# athlone - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

130 jobs to go in Alkermes' Athlone facility
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

130 jobs to go in Alkermes' Athlone facility

Apr 9th 2013, 5:21 PM 6,511 Views 26 Comments

The company said the decision was made following a reduction in demand for certain pharmaceutical products.

# athlone - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms
# Athlone
# Athlone

B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms

Apr 2nd 2013, 3:23 PM 8,276 Views 23 Comments

The store currently employs 45 people and will remain open subject to a successful outcome to examinership.

# athlone - Friday 22 February, 2013

Sigerson Cup: Conor Cox points the way as UCC claim spot in decider
# Sigerson
From The42
# Sigerson

Sigerson Cup: Conor Cox points the way as UCC claim spot in decider

Feb 22nd 2013, 3:55 PM 2,707 Views 0 Comments

The Kerry player hit 0-10 as UCC proved too strong for hosts Athlone IT in this afternoon’s semi-final.

# athlone - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store
# Longford
# Longford

HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store

Jan 30th 2013, 9:19 AM 4,729 Views 6 Comments

The two men were killed and four others were injured when a wall collapsed at the store.

# athlone - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Second man dies after wall collapse in Longford DIY store
# Longford
# Longford

Second man dies after wall collapse in Longford DIY store

Jan 29th 2013, 7:50 PM 52,249 Views 52 Comments

The head of Connacht Gold said the company is cooperating fully into investigations into the cause of the fatal accident.

# athlone - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo

Jan 27th 2013, 3:59 PM 5,120 Views 5 Comments

It was a first FBD crown for Leitrim with a battling effort at Markievicz Park.

In pictures: Impressive new Athlone facility hosts Athletics Ireland Indoor Games
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

In pictures: Impressive new Athlone facility hosts Athletics Ireland Indoor Games

Jan 27th 2013, 3:35 PM 3,432 Views 5 Comments

Who wants to see Rob Heffernan’s six pack?

# athlone - Friday 25 January, 2013

Three arrested in human trafficking investigation
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Three arrested in human trafficking investigation

Jan 25th 2013, 11:08 AM 5,833 Views 0 Comments

The arrests were part of Operation Quest, and came during planned searches in Dublin, Dundalk and Athlone.

# athlone - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

No vote taken on motion to remove Athlone's Republican art
# What Is Art?
# What Is Art?

No vote taken on motion to remove Athlone's Republican art

Jan 8th 2013, 1:50 PM 4,415 Views 27 Comments

Athlone Town Council referred a motion seeking the removal of a Hunger Striker-themed installation to gallery directors.

# athlone - Monday 7 January, 2013

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?
# THE Rankings
# THE Rankings

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?

Jan 7th 2013, 4:07 PM 18,313 Views 45 Comments

Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?

Councillor wants republican artwork pulled from local exhibit
# What Is Art?
# What Is Art?

Councillor wants republican artwork pulled from local exhibit

Jan 7th 2013, 9:57 AM 6,557 Views 74 Comments

Fine Gael councillor Mark Cooney has proposed that Shane Cullen’s ‘Fragments sur les Institutions Républicaines IV’ be removed from a council-owned art gallery in Athlone.

# athlone - Friday 21 December, 2012

Two arrested in Athlone after heroin found in car search
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two arrested in Athlone after heroin found in car search

Dec 21st 2012, 4:08 PM 6,608 Views 8 Comments

A 25-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man were arrested after the heroin was discovered this morning.

# athlone - Friday 14 December, 2012

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions
# Emergency
# Emergency

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions

Dec 14th 2012, 6:04 PM 7,235 Views 34 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten said today that there is a need for the establishment of a national helicopter emergency service.

# athlone - Friday 9 November, 2012

Extract: ‘China looks forward to growth, while the West teeters on the brink’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: ‘China looks forward to growth, while the West teeters on the brink’

Nov 9th 2012, 8:30 PM 27 Views 32 Comments

Martin Jacques says China’s ascendancy and impact is something that people should pay heed to.

# athlone - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

"We want to remove the stigma", says founder of new soup kitchens
# Soup Kitchen
# Soup Kitchen

"We want to remove the stigma", says founder of new soup kitchens

Nov 6th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,140 Views 18 Comments

Oliver Williams wanted to ‘give back’ after receiving help as a teenager in London – now he has opened two Twist soup kitchens in Ireland.

# athlone - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Calls for judge to resign over 'Neanderthal' comment on Travellers
# Courts
# Courts

Calls for judge to resign over 'Neanderthal' comment on Travellers

Sep 12th 2012, 9:04 AM 18,756 Views 199 Comments

Pavee Point says it would be difficult for Travellers to have confidence that they could get a fair trial under the judge after his comments.

# athlone - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Young Irish man dies in Mallorca
# Death
# Death

Young Irish man dies in Mallorca

Jul 3rd 2012, 9:04 AM 10,267 Views 11 Comments

Daniel Kenny, 24, died from injuries after a suspected accident in Santa Ponsa.

# athlone - Saturday 23 June, 2012

More than 500 volunteers to be honoured for their work with No Name Club
# Good Deeds
# Good Deeds

More than 500 volunteers to be honoured for their work with No Name Club

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 3,687 Views 5 Comments

Sean Gallagher and John Lonergan will speak at a ceremony for the clubs, which have around 10,000 members around the country.

# athlone - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

HSE and Air Corps' new air ambulance makes first call
# Pilot Programme
# Pilot Programme

HSE and Air Corps' new air ambulance makes first call

Jun 5th 2012, 1:24 PM 5,242 Views 20 Comments

The Emergency Aeromedical Service is a joint project between the HSE National Ambulance Service and the Irish Air Corps.

# athlone - Friday 25 May, 2012

FAI Cup round-up: Rovers win, as Cork hit Athlone for six
# Review
From The42
# Review

FAI Cup round-up: Rovers win, as Cork hit Athlone for six

May 25th 2012, 10:51 PM 351 Views 1 Comment

Sligo Rovers also suffered a surprise 3-1 defeat against Monaghan.

# athlone - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Video, audio: Kenny tells protester 'You could do with a day's work, I'd say'
# Protesters
# Protesters

Video, audio: Kenny tells protester 'You could do with a day's work, I'd say'

May 15th 2012, 8:22 AM 7,652 Views 143 Comments

Enda Kenny was met with anger from protesters on a visit to a shopping centre in Westmeath yesterday.

# athlone - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Here's the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here's the week's news... skewed

May 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,339 Views 6 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…

# athlone - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

An Bord Pleanála gives go-ahead for Chinese trading hub in Athlone
# Athlone
# Athlone

An Bord Pleanála gives go-ahead for Chinese trading hub in Athlone

May 1st 2012, 11:20 AM 9,167 Views 101 Comments

Phase-one of a five stage project has been given the go-ahead with a trading hub that would span across one million square metres eventually set to be constructed.

# athlone - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Two-year-old dies after being found in water on unfinished housing estate
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two-year-old dies after being found in water on unfinished housing estate

Feb 23rd 2012, 8:42 PM 9,771 Views 19 Comments

The young child went missing around noon, before being discovered in water a short time later.