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Apartments along the River Shannon. Athlone, Leinster,County Westmeath, Ireland,Republic of Ireland
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Athlone, which in Irish means «Luain ford», occupies a strategic position, controlling a crossing over the Shannon, south of Lake Ree. Because of its position in the centre of Ireland, this county town of Westmeath was proposed as Capital of the new republic at the beginning of the century.

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