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#Athlone

# athlone - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs

Oct 5th 2017, 6:37 PM 26,759 Views 14 Comments

The Swedish company is facing falling sales and tough competition.

# athlone - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Seamus Coleman makes Everton supporters' dream come true with incredible €2,000 donation
# Seamie For President
From The42
# Seamie For President

Seamus Coleman makes Everton supporters' dream come true with incredible €2,000 donation

Aug 20th 2017, 2:31 PM 16,295 Views 10 Comments

The man is simply a class act.

# athlone - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car
# Athlone
# Athlone

Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car

Aug 13th 2017, 6:50 PM 18,414 Views 6 Comments

The scene has been preserved for examination by the garda forensic collision investigators.

# athlone - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Young man killed in crash with three cars
# Athlone
# Athlone

Young man killed in crash with three cars

Jul 9th 2017, 8:09 AM 17,949 Views 1 Comment

The man was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

# athlone - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Man in his 40s killed in Athlone crash this afternoon
# Fatal
# Fatal

Man in his 40s killed in Athlone crash this afternoon

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:26 PM 20,722 Views 4 Comments

A female passenger has been removed to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

# athlone - Friday 12 May, 2017

'Every League of Ireland club is a couple of bad decisions away from going out of football'
# Athlone
From The42
# Athlone

'Every League of Ireland club is a couple of bad decisions away from going out of football'

May 12th 2017, 3:00 PM 12,719 Views 8 Comments

Athlone investigation turns the spotlight back on the league’s financial pressures, writes John O’Sullivan.

# athlone - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping

May 9th 2017, 9:45 PM 23,768 Views 19 Comments

Each family member will receive €1 million from the prize.

# athlone - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Athlone Town call on the Gardaí, Interpol and Uefa to open match-fixing investigations
# World Police
From The42
# World Police

Athlone Town call on the Gardaí, Interpol and Uefa to open match-fixing investigations

May 7th 2017, 9:24 PM 5,331 Views 2 Comments

“It is our strong opinion that no stone should be left unturned in relation to these very damaging claims.”

# athlone - Monday 2 January, 2017

Whatever happened to... A massive Chinese business centre in Westmeath?
# Athlone
# Athlone

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 31,342 Views 27 Comments

It was hoped that the huge €175m Athlone-China hub would create thousands of jobs.

# athlone - Monday 21 November, 2016

Government accused of "cloak and dagger tactics" on Roscommon boundary changes
# Redrawing The Map
# Redrawing The Map

Government accused of "cloak and dagger tactics" on Roscommon boundary changes

Nov 21st 2016, 2:45 PM 13,570 Views 18 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy accused the Government of “cloak and dagger tactics” on the issue.

# athlone - Friday 14 October, 2016

Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump
# Athlone
# Athlone

Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump

Oct 14th 2016, 5:53 PM 14,643 Views 19 Comments

The accident, which involved the male soldier making a ‘hard landing’, happened earlier this afternoon at Custume Barracks in Athlone.

# athlone - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning

Oct 12th 2016, 6:00 AM 12,470 Views 0 Comments

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

# athlone - Monday 19 September, 2016

"You do not want to f*** with me" - CEO threatened to ruin former company, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

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

Sep 19th 2016, 6:44 PM 46,256 Views 0 Comments

Former CEO of consultancy company Madcalm Sean McGrath allegedly threatened to “ruin” the firm if they did not pay him €135,000.

# athlone - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar
# Baylough
# Baylough

Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar

Sep 11th 2016, 12:30 PM 16,948 Views 31 Comments

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

# athlone - Friday 22 July, 2016

Unstoppable! Limerick make it 17 wins from 18 in the First Division
# Going Up
From The42
# Going Up

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 10:06 PM 6,206 Views 8 Comments

Aaron Greene and Robbie Williams scored a goal in either half against Athlone.

# athlone - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns
# Athlone
# Athlone

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns

Jul 6th 2016, 2:18 PM 14,241 Views 8 Comments

The HSE made the decision after an electrical report highlighted a number of risks.

# athlone - Thursday 23 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:19 AM 15,203 Views 0 Comments

Two men and a woman were arrested in Co Offaly.

# athlone - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search
# Tragic
# Tragic

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:59 AM 37,995 Views 8 Comments

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

# athlone - Monday 20 June, 2016

Renewed appeal for Kathleen Reilly (74) missing from Athlone
# Search
# Search

Renewed appeal for Kathleen Reilly (74) missing from Athlone

Jun 20th 2016, 8:21 PM 10,937 Views 3 Comments

She was last seen on Thursday afternoon.

# athlone - Friday 17 June, 2016

Appeal for missing 74-year-old woman Kathleen Reilly
# Athlone
# Athlone

Appeal for missing 74-year-old woman Kathleen Reilly

Jun 17th 2016, 5:42 PM 13,039 Views 1 Comment

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

# athlone - Friday 3 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 3rd 2016, 6:27 PM 7,169 Views 7 Comments

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

# athlone - Thursday 2 June, 2016

The world's largest inflatable water slide is on a lake in Athlone right now
# Sliding Into Lough Ree
From The Daily Edge
# Sliding Into Lough Ree

The world's largest inflatable water slide is on a lake in Athlone right now

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:22 AM 13,987 Views 0 Comments

Class.

# athlone - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

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

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

May 24th 2016, 6:05 AM 36,445 Views 73 Comments

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

# athlone - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Woman missing from Athlone found
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Woman missing from Athlone found

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:00 PM 29,982 Views 3 Comments

Lisa Monaghan Shanley was last seen yesterday.

# athlone - Friday 19 February, 2016

11 tweets and Instagrams that sum up the madness of Rag Week
# Losing The Rag
From The Daily Edge
# Losing The Rag

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

Feb 19th 2016, 12:20 PM 9,394 Views 0 Comments

When the students of this country lose their entire minds.

# athlone - Monday 4 January, 2016

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters

Jan 4th 2016, 7:21 PM 36,880 Views 253 Comments

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

# athlone - Monday 21 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 21st 2015, 10:40 AM 22,566 Views 38 Comments

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

# athlone - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 15th 2015, 5:25 PM 213 Views 78 Comments

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

# athlone - Monday 14 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 14th 2015, 8:14 AM 18,597 Views 29 Comments

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

# athlone - Thursday 10 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 10th 2015, 6:04 PM 16,101 Views 0 Comments

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

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets
# Rising Waters
# Rising Waters

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets

Dec 10th 2015, 3:55 PM 29,683 Views 61 Comments

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

# athlone - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

An Irish Water water treatment plant is underwater
# Floody Hell
# Floody Hell

An Irish Water water treatment plant is underwater

Dec 9th 2015, 8:52 PM 30,788 Views 52 Comments

More rain is expected tonight.

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond
# Power Of Nature
# Power Of Nature

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond

Dec 9th 2015, 10:03 AM 18,475 Views 5 Comments

Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…

# athlone - Friday 13 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 13th 2015, 3:07 PM 24,186 Views 46 Comments

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

# athlone - Monday 2 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 4:36 PM 19,843 Views 0 Comments

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

# athlone - Thursday 29 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 29th 2015, 8:10 PM 17,802 Views 9 Comments

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

# athlone - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 30th 2015, 9:30 AM 16,055 Views 23 Comments

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

# athlone - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Why this man is going to be motivating politicians today
# Politics Baby!
# Politics Baby!

Why this man is going to be motivating politicians today

Sep 19th 2015, 7:05 AM 8,005 Views 18 Comments

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

# athlone - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy
# Athlone
# Athlone

Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy

Aug 5th 2015, 11:56 PM 15,058 Views 4 Comments

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

Three teens arrested after two elderly men hospitalised in separate attacks
# Athlone
# Athlone

Three teens arrested after two elderly men hospitalised in separate attacks

Aug 5th 2015, 10:45 PM 24,222 Views 35 Comments

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