Me auld China
• Is it fate that FF is not in power and John O'Donoghue is not still Ceann Comhairle? With this proposed enormous trading hub in Athlone, can you imagine "the Bull in a China shop"?
Tramore, Co Waterford
• After reading an article in your newspaper about the Chinese plans for Athlone, I would just like to inform you that similar plans were started in Sweden a few years ago in a town called Kalmar, and the council lost millions of euro.