THE new Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed TD, must ensure swift and measurable action to review procedures, reduce red tape and encourage development of the indigenous Irish shellfish sector, a conference in Athlone heard recently.
THE HSE Community Games National Finals were held recently over two weekends in Athlone at which Bantry Community Games had 10 participants. At the swimming finals, Jack Coughlan of Durrus competed in the boy’s U14 backstroke and Una O’Sullivan of Bantry competed in the girl’s U14 breaststroke, both representing Cork very well, having qualified initially at the Bantry finals and then at the county finals.
The HSE Community Games National Finals were held recently over two weekends in Athlone at which Bantry Community Games had 10 participants.
THE Kilmeen Drama Group were crowned All Ireland Drama Champions for the second year in a row at a gala awards ceremony in Athlone’s RadissonBlu Hotel last Saturday, May 12th as the curtain came down on the 60th RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival.