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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store Longford

HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store

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

From TheJournal.ie Second man dies after wall collapse in Longford DIY store Longford

Second man dies after wall collapse in Longford DIY store

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

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

Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo

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

From The42 In pictures: Impressive new Athlone facility hosts Athletics Ireland Indoor Games Athletics This post contains images

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

Who wants to see Rob Heffernan’s six pack?

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested in human trafficking investigation Human Trafficking

Three arrested in human trafficking investigation

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

From TheJournal.ie No vote taken on motion to remove Athlone's Republican art What Is Art?

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

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

From TheJournal.ie IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish? THE Rankings

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?

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

From TheJournal.ie Councillor wants republican artwork pulled from local exhibit What Is Art? This post contains a poll

Councillor wants republican artwork pulled from local exhibit

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested in Athlone after heroin found in car search Drugs

Two arrested in Athlone after heroin found in car search

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

From TheJournal.ie Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions Emergency

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions

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

From TheJournal.ie Extract: ‘China looks forward to growth, while the West teeters on the brink’ Read Me

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "We want to remove the stigma", says founder of new soup kitchens Soup Kitchen

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Calls for judge to resign over 'Neanderthal' comment on Travellers Courts

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Young Irish man dies in Mallorca Death

Young Irish man dies in Mallorca

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

From TheJournal.ie More than 500 volunteers to be honoured for their work with No Name Club Good Deeds

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

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

From TheJournal.ie HSE and Air Corps' new air ambulance makes first call Pilot Programme

HSE and Air Corps' new air ambulance makes first call

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Video, audio: Kenny tells protester 'You could do with a day's work, I'd say' Protesters This post contains videos

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

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

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

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’…

From TheJournal.ie An Bord Pleanála gives go-ahead for Chinese trading hub in Athlone Athlone

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two-year-old dies after being found in water on unfinished housing estate Investigation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Malicious injury to a bicycle': Archive details 19th century crime in Ireland Crime And Punishment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland Quality Of Life

Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for witnesses to assault on woman in Athlone Assault

Appeal for witnesses to assault on woman in Athlone

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

Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare

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.

From TheJournal.ie Covidien workers to meet management over Athlone jobs fears Jobswatch

Covidien workers to meet management over Athlone jobs fears

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

From TheJournal.ie Cartoonist asks for help recovering stolen festival works Cartoons

Cartoonist asks for help recovering stolen festival works

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

From TheJournal.ie Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike Train

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike

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

From TheJournal.ie Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Tuesday

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…

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock.

From TheJournal.ie Garda car chase in Athlone Garda

Garda car chase in Athlone

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

From TheJournal.ie Crash kills woman after car seen driving wrong way up M6 Crash

Crash kills woman after car seen driving wrong way up M6

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

From TheJournal.ie Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade Anger

Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade

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

From TheJournal.ie Athlone nightclub is first to be prosecuted under bouncers' laws Courts

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ericsson leads new round of tech job creations Jobswatch

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

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?

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds gather at the removal of Brian Lenihan RIP

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.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her eighties dies in Westmeath house fire Tragic

Woman in her eighties dies in Westmeath house fire

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

From TheJournal.ie Market research group to create 100 jobs in Athlone Jobswatch

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.