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Landmark moment for public transport locally as all-electric bus service launched

Thu, Jan 26, 2023

ronan fagan

A landmark occasion for public transport in Athlone, Minister for the Environment, Deputy Eamon Ryan, visited the town on Friday last to launch the country’s inaugural all-electric bus service.

Athlone has the honour of being the chosen town for the initial roll out of the all electric bus service and its implementation within the community will benefit the town from an environmental perspective in the times to come.


Athlone Credit Union offering a mortgage home loan to suit your needs

Pictured at the launch of TUS Athlone Campus Quiet Spaces were, back row, l-r, Lisa Hanlon Disability Officer, Natalia Miecznik EDI Officer-Midlands, Senator Micheál Carrigy, Chair, Oireachtas Committee on Autism, Frances O’Connell, Vice President, Student Education and Experience, Sarah La Cumbre, Student Resource Centre Manager, Midlands Campus. Front row,  Anoushka Davies

Whether building, buying or trading up Athlone Credit Union has the mortgage home loan to suit your needs. ...

The Week

Tar - icy cold and smoking hot

Cate Blanchett in TAR

Tar is the third film from director Todd Field and his first in 13 years, its also the first film he wrote entirely. ...


Mercedes lights up the new year with introduction of the AMG SL Roadster

Mercedes-Benz has got their new year off to a sparkling start with the introduction here of their new Mercedes-AMG SL Roadster – first of what will be a series of new model arrivals planned for the year ahead. ...


Ibec report shows role of Belfast/Good Friday Agreement in delivering prosperity

Pictured at the INTO retirement function in Athlone last week were: Back Row (L to R) Carmel Browne, INTO CEC Rep District 7, Heather McCullagh, Cloonakilla NS, Patty Naughton, Castlesampson NS, Helen O’Toole, Branch Secretary Athlone/Moate. Front Row: Joan Conway, Cornafulla NS, Eimear Cronally, Chairperson Athlone/Moate Branch, and Geraldine McGrane, St Paul’s NS.

As the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (BGFA) nears its 25th anniversary, Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today published a new report that spotlights the significant economic and social prosperity that the landmark agreement has ...


Rare AIL Division 1B defeat for Buccaneers as Banbridge on target at Rifle Park

Pictured are the Buccaneer’s Under 15 playing squad who defeated Galwegians in the Connacht League at the weekend

High-flying Buccaneers were shot down at Rifle Park on Saturday when revitalised Banbridge were in rampant mood as they outgunned Buccaneers 43-15 in their Energia All-Ireland League Division 1B game. ...


Drinkaware calls on HSE to do more to curb underage drinking

Aoife Ni Eochaidh

On the back of the latest findings regarding the prevalence of binge drinking from the Healthy Ireland Survey 2022, the national charity, Drinkaware, calls for more action to combat underage drinking. ...


Uncertainty of omicron variant a concern as Carty plays pivotal role in Connacht rugby victory

Hello to all the Advertiser readers.
As I am compiling this piece on Tuesday, we still do not know what the mysterious Omicron variant is capable of, or the details of it. ...


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