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Inaugural Meeting of Athlone Schools Tidy Towns

Posted ago by shay

The inaugural meeting of the Schools Tidy Towns took place in The Bower on 25th October. The full committee has representatives from four out of the five secondary schools in addition to Lorainne Derwin WCC Community Warden and Athlone Tidy …

1916 Community Garden of Remembrance and St. Mary’s N.S

Posted ago by shay

Following on from the planting of the flower beds by 8 of the local national schools St. Mary’s NS have agreed to maintain these flower beds over the next 12 months. This work began on Wednesday 5th October with the …

A Big Thank You to all who contributed to the 1916 Community Garden of Remembrance

Posted ago by shay

Landscaping and open Spaces Project : Athlone Tidy Towns to create a 1916 community Garden of Remembrance (Oct 2015—–May 2016) Financial Contributions Athlone Tidy Towns 40% of the cost Grant from Dept. Arts Heritage and Gaeltacht/ WCC 33% of cost …

Litter Pick next Wednesday 15th June

Posted ago by Peggy

Athlone Tidy Towns Committee are planning a litter pick and general tidy up in all areas and on approach roads to the town on ​Wednesday evening 15th June from 7pm to 9pm. ​Coordinators will provide bags and gloves and information on assembly points.  …

Information Evening Invasive Species 14th June 2016

Posted ago by shay

Westmeath County Council is hosting an Invasive Species Information Evening 14th June 2016 in the Aidan Heavey Public Library. Start at 6.30pm Guest Speaker: Kieran Cummins. For more information contact or telephone 044 93 32125 InvasiveSpecies_InfoEve

St.Aloysius College raises their Green Flag for Water

Posted ago by shay

On 27th May committee members of Athlone Tidy Towns , Lorainne Derwin of WCC and St. Aloysius College celebrated the raising of their third green flag – the water flag. “It was great having the members of the Athlone Tidy …

Bat Walk /Talk in Shamrock Lodge hotel 31st May at 8:30 pm

Posted ago by shay

Bat Walk /Talk in Shamrock Lodge hotel 31st May at 8:30 pm BatWalkTalk-Athlone

Athlone Secondary Schools unite to tackle litter

Posted ago by shay

Athlone Secondary Schools unite to tackle litter The five secondary schools in Athlone – The Marist, The Community College, Summerhill, St. Aloysius & The Bower joined forces with Athlone Tidy Towns to tackle the litter problem in their schools. Their …

Our Birdcam up and running for 2016

Posted ago by shay

See below images of our Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus)

Water School of the Year Award- St. Aloysius College

Posted ago by shay

Congratulations to all in St. Aloysius College from Athlone Tidy Towns. The College has just been awarded ” The Eastern Midlands Region Water School of the Year.” The school is one of only four secondary schools chosen nationwide. Representatives from …