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#Athlone

# 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 363 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 7,692 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 4,351 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 9,200 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 9,781 Views 19 Comments

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

'Malicious injury to a bicycle': Archive details 19th century crime in Ireland
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

'Malicious injury to a bicycle': Archive details 19th century crime in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:00 AM 4,010 Views 6 Comments

Over a million Irish Petty Session Records are now available to search online, providing a new resource for searching your family history.

# athlone - Monday 19 December, 2011

Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland

Dec 19th 2011, 1:15 PM 10,861 Views 25 Comments

Scores totted up from 6,000+ users on ratings website. Mind you, the same site spells second-placed town Schull as ‘Skull’.

# athlone - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Appeal for witnesses to assault on woman in Athlone
# Assault
# Assault

Appeal for witnesses to assault on woman in Athlone

Nov 22nd 2011, 2:28 PM 2,326 Views 0 Comments

A woman is believed to have been assaulted by four youths in Athlone last Tuesday.

# athlone - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare
# Good News
From The Daily Edge
# Good News

Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare

Oct 2nd 2011, 6:12 PM 1,023 Views 6 Comments

Donal Casey’s cartoons were stolen from the train at Newbridge, has he travelled to prepare for an exhibition. A good Samaritan came across the stolen items and returned them.

# athlone - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Covidien workers to meet management over Athlone jobs fears
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Covidien workers to meet management over Athlone jobs fears

Sep 29th 2011, 7:28 AM 1,412 Views 0 Comments

The medical devices company is to hold meetings with staff unions today, after committing to transfer some positions to Thailand.

# athlone - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Cartoonist asks for help recovering stolen festival works
# Cartoons
# Cartoons

Cartoonist asks for help recovering stolen festival works

Sep 21st 2011, 2:22 PM 1,000 Views 0 Comments

Donal Casey’s original cartoons were stolen from a train while he was bringing them to Athlone ahead of a literary festival.

# athlone - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike
# Train
# Train

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike

Sep 18th 2011, 12:59 PM 847 Views 14 Comments

The animal was hit by a train travelling between Athlone and Westport.

# athlone - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jul 19th 2011, 7:44 PM 1,848 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Ireland’s first female Chief Justice is named; News International heads face questioning over alleged phone hacking; and the Rubberbandits take New York…

Garda car chase in Athlone
# Garda
# Garda

Garda car chase in Athlone

Jul 19th 2011, 2:52 PM 891 Views 0 Comments

The car crashed and one man was arrested following the chase.

# athlone - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Crash kills woman after car seen driving wrong way up M6
# Crash
# Crash

Crash kills woman after car seen driving wrong way up M6

Jun 29th 2011, 10:58 AM 2,187 Views 5 Comments

The collision happened yesterday hours before another road user was killed in Cork.

# athlone - Monday 27 June, 2011

Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade
# Anger
# Anger

Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade

Jun 27th 2011, 8:42 PM 449 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Athlone nightclub is first to be prosecuted under bouncers' laws

Jun 22nd 2011, 5:51 PM 3,112 Views 6 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Ericsson leads new round of tech job creations

Jun 17th 2011, 10:37 AM 389 Views 2 Comments

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

# athlone - Monday 13 June, 2011

Hundreds gather at the removal of Brian Lenihan
# RIP
# RIP

Hundreds gather at the removal of Brian Lenihan

Jun 13th 2011, 7:02 PM 999 Views 14 Comments

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
# Tragic
# Tragic

Woman in her eighties dies in Westmeath house fire

Jun 6th 2011, 12:14 PM 382 Views 4 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Market research group to create 100 jobs in Athlone

May 13th 2011, 10:29 AM 717 Views 0 Comments

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
# Elan
# Elan

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

May 9th 2011, 8:56 AM 1,069 Views 0 Comments

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

Pedestrian hit by tractor in Athlone
# Roads
# Roads

Pedestrian hit by tractor in Athlone

Mar 16th 2011, 4:52 PM 720 Views 0 Comments

# athlone - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Man due in court over Greene murder after body recovered
# Marie Greene
# Marie Greene

Man due in court over Greene murder after body recovered

Feb 22nd 2011, 4:51 PM 3,370 Views 0 Comments

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

# athlone - Monday 21 February, 2011

House sealed off after disappearance of Athlone woman
# Marie Greene
# Marie Greene

House sealed off after disappearance of Athlone woman

Feb 21st 2011, 2:00 PM 5,078 Views 0 Comments

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

# athlone - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Forensic team in Athlone as fire still burns
# Athlone
# Athlone

Forensic team in Athlone as fire still burns

Dec 23rd 2010, 4:00 PM 668 Views 0 Comments

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
# Athlone

Fire in Athlone following suspected gas explosion [gallery]

Dec 22nd 2010, 5:51 PM 3,704 Views 0 Comments

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

# athlone - Saturday 28 August, 2010

Investigation launched into Athlone woman’s death
# Athlone Death
# Athlone Death

Investigation launched into Athlone woman’s death

Aug 28th 2010, 11:05 AM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

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