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Athlone Boundary Review

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Athlone Boundary Review

On the 19th June2015, the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr. Alan Kelly, TD established the Athlone Boundary Committee under section 28 of the Local Government Act 1991.

 In accordance with sections 32 and 33 of the Local Government Act 1991, the Committee is required to-

Carry out a review of the boundary between County Westmeath and County Roscommon;

Make such recommendations with respect to that boundary, and any consequential recommendations with respect to the area of the Municipal District of Athlone, that it considers to be necessary in the interests of effective and convenient local government; and

Prepare and furnish to the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, a report in writing of that review and its recommendations.

 The following persons arre members of the committee:

  • Jack Keyes (Chair person)
  • Donal Enright
  • Ger Sheeran

A formal Public Notice was published 1st December 2015, inviting submissions with regard to the review. Submissions are to be received by 5pm Wednesday 27th of  January 2016 and can be made: