Councillors were shocked to hear that the preferred cycle route through Athlone which was put to the public in December has come back to them dramatically changed.
The controversial new plan sees a change in the preferred route of the cycleway which is part of a national initiative which will see the cycle route bring users from Dublin to Galway, travelling through Athlone.
Westmeath might have suffered seven Allianz Football League Division One losses on the spin, but manager Paul Bealin is adamant the Midlanders can make an impact in the Leinster Senior Football Championship.
After 12 weeks of rehersals, Clara Musical Society’s production of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar opened to huge acclaim earlier this week.
As much as €1.25 billion is available to the Government under the EU Horizon 2020 programme so that key research projects can be carried out over the next seven years presenting “great opportunities” for third level colleges, including Athlone Institute of Technology, and businesses in the Midlands, according to MEP for Midlands-North West Pat The Cope Gallagher.
Ford has developed a “Drink Driving Suit”, that impairs visibility, co-ordination and balance at a time when more than half of young drivers in Europe report either driving while drunk or have seen friends drink and drive.