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#Athlone

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

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of "cloak and dagger tactics" on Roscommon boundary changes 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.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump 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.

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning Fingers Crossed

The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar Baylough

Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar

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

From The42 Unstoppable! Limerick make it 17 wins from 18 in the First Division 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.

From TheJournal.ie Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns 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.

From TheJournal.ie Three people charged after large amount of cash stolen from Athlone shop Westmeath

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

Two men and a woman were arrested in Co Offaly.

From TheJournal.ie Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search Tragic

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search

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

From TheJournal.ie Renewed appeal for Kathleen Reilly (74) missing from Athlone Search

Renewed appeal for Kathleen Reilly (74) missing from Athlone

She was last seen on Thursday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for missing 74-year-old woman Kathleen Reilly Athlone

Appeal for missing 74-year-old woman Kathleen Reilly

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman missing from Athlone found Westmeath

Woman missing from Athlone found

Lisa Monaghan Shanley was last seen yesterday.

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

When the students of this country lose their entire minds.

From TheJournal.ie Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters Making A Splash

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The darkest of cases': Man who raped two children in Athlone has his appeal dismissed Courts

'The darkest of cases': Man who raped two children in Athlone has his appeal dismissed

The 32-year-old man had appealed against the life sentence which was handed down last year.

From TheJournal.ie The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we? Opinion

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a job in Galway or Westmeath? You may be in luck... Jobswatch

Looking for a job in Galway or Westmeath? You may be in luck...

The jobs are being created by Irish courier company DPD and a German medical devices company.

From TheJournal.ie The curious tale of the Westmeath family and Queen Victoria's salad bowl Courts

The curious tale of the Westmeath family and Queen Victoria's salad bowl

After Ms Carroll returned to Ireland, the bowl was regularly used for salads at her home.

From TheJournal.ie Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets Rising Waters

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets

Locals residents have been working non-stop to prepare for more flooding

From TheJournal.ie An Irish Water water treatment plant is underwater Floody Hell

An Irish Water water treatment plant is underwater

More rain is expected tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond Power Of Nature This post contains videos

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond

Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped two young girls in Athlone moves to appeal 'excessive' life sentence Courts

Man who raped two young girls in Athlone moves to appeal 'excessive' life sentence

The 32-year-old man is looking to appeal his sentence, arguing that he co-operated fully with the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Court hears how sex worker killed by ex-soldier was a 'loving carer' to her mother Marie Greene

Court hears how sex worker killed by ex-soldier was a 'loving carer' to her mother

Jimmy Devaney is set to be sentenced in two week’s time.

From TheJournal.ie OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a stay for two at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Athlone Competition

OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a stay for two at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Athlone

TheJournal.ie is five years old this month so we’re giving readers the chance to win some great prizes.

From TheJournal.ie The Late Late is venturing out of Dublin 4 to find future Toy Show stars To The Country

The Late Late is venturing out of Dublin 4 to find future Toy Show stars

The programme will be holding auditions around the country ahead of the Late Late Toy Show.

From TheJournal.ie Why this man is going to be motivating politicians today Politics Baby!

Why this man is going to be motivating politicians today

Eamon Dunphy will be addressing a meeting of the Independent Alliance in Athlone today.

From TheJournal.ie Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy Athlone

Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy

Details of the report into the tragic accident have been released.

From TheJournal.ie Three teens arrested after two elderly men hospitalised in separate attacks Athlone

Three teens arrested after two elderly men hospitalised in separate attacks

One man was a taxi driver, the other was a shop keeper.

From TheJournal.ie "The violence is now at our door - it invades our town in two coffins" DEVASTATING

"The violence is now at our door - it invades our town in two coffins"

The funeral mass for Larry and Martina Hayes, killed in last week’s terrorist attack in Tunisia, has taken place in Athlone.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident Athlone

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident

The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Two guns have been found and a man and woman arrested - at houses in Athlone Firearms

Two guns have been found and a man and woman arrested - at houses in Athlone

Two firearms were recovered in the search of two houses.

From TheJournal.ie An Athlone company is helping solve a big problem for the world's growing population Dirty Water

An Athlone company is helping solve a big problem for the world's growing population

Oxymem has overhauled waste-treatment processes which have barely changed in a century.

From TheJournal.ie Armed gardaí deployed, roads closed and checkpoints in place for Barney McGinley funeral Barney Mcginley

Armed gardaí deployed, roads closed and checkpoints in place for Barney McGinley funeral

The 63-year-old father of nine was shot dead at a wedding last week.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged in connection with murder of Polish man found in the River Shannon River Shannon

Man charged in connection with murder of Polish man found in the River Shannon

Patryk Krupa’s body was found in the River Shannon near Athlone last June.

From TheJournal.ie Firearms seized and seven arrested over feud-related violence Moate

Firearms seized and seven arrested over feud-related violence

All seven people arrested are still in custody.

From TheJournal.ie Missing teenager Daniel Kane is found Located

Missing teenager Daniel Kane is found

Daniel was missing since 7 January.