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# athlone - Monday 27 June, 2011

Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade

The Taoiseach has confirmed that the hospital’s emergency department will no longer be 24/7.

# athlone - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Athlone nightclub is first to be prosecuted under bouncers' laws

The Private Security Authority secures a conviction against Q Nite Club of Athlone over unlicensed security staff.

# athlone - Friday 17 June, 2011

Ericsson leads new round of tech job creations

The mobile devices manufacturer will create 100 software engineering roles in Athlone, while MPA Mobile also expands.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Mixed messages on burning the bondholders, Ericsson creates 100 new jobs in Athlone, and is today really the ‘happiest’ day of 2011?

# athlone - Monday 13 June, 2011

Hundreds gather at the removal of Brian Lenihan

President Mary McAleese was among those who joined the former Minister’s family for the removal in Dublin this evening.

# athlone - Monday 6 June, 2011

Woman in her eighties dies in Westmeath house fire

The woman’s husband has been treated in hospital for smoke inhalation.

# athlone - Friday 13 May, 2011

Market research group to create 100 jobs in Athlone

The NPD group will set up an operation at the IDA’s park in Garrycastle, creating 100 jobs at the old Teleflex plant.

# athlone - Monday 9 May, 2011

Elan's Athlone unit to get $1bn in merger deal

Pharmaceutical company announces multi-million deal with US drug firm Alkermes, which will then base its European headquarters in Athlone.

# athlone - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

A PEDESTRIAN HAS been struck by a tractor in Athlone town. Gardaí have confirmed that the pedestrian was male, but have not commented on his condition as yet.

# athlone - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Man due in court over Greene murder after body recovered

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Marie Greene, 37, from Athlone, found a body in a bog area outside the town.

Take 5: Tuesday

Five things you need to know: Gaddafi tries to cling on in Libya, how New Zealand’s earthquake was ‘waiting to happen’, and the closure of the Sunday Tribune.

# athlone - Monday 21 February, 2011

Take 5: Monday

Five things you need to know: Newstalk, Fine Gael and Fianna Fail release confusing statements over Enda interview, a new peak in the price of oil, and is Twitter really about to set up in Ireland?

House sealed off after disappearance of Athlone woman

Gardaí are questioning a man in Athlone today on suspicion of murder and have sealed off a house as the search for missing woman Marie Greene continues.

# athlone - Saturday 25 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

What you need to know: 300 passengers trapped on board a cancelled flight for seven hours, a false alarm at the Embassy in Rome, and the visit of a certain man in red.

# athlone - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Forensic team in Athlone as fire still burns

A Garda forensic team are due at the scene of yesterday’s suspected gas explosion, where fires continue to smoulder.

# athlone - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Fire in Athlone following suspected gas explosion [gallery] Athlone This post contains images

Fire in Athlone following suspected gas explosion [gallery]

A bar and an auctioneers in the Co Westmeath side of the town are engulfed by a fire; the area has been evacuated.

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# athlone - Saturday 28 August, 2010

A GARDA INVESTIGATION HAS been launched in to the death of a woman in Athlone. The woman, who was in her early 50s, was found at her home on the Moydrum Road by a relative yesterday evening at about 7pm. The scene has been sealed off by gardaí. A post-mortem will be carried out by the state pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy later today.

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