Athlone to welcome 7,500 Community Games participants

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Bressie is pictured with Hannah Connaughton and Mollie Connaughton, both from Mount Temple Baylin, at the recent launch of the HSE Community Games 2014 National Festival at Athlone Castle. Photo: Sportsfile

Athlone is to open its arms to 7,500 athletes, singers, debaters, chess players, and artists from across the country due to participate in this weekend’s Community Games Festival.

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Fun day in aid of Friends of Conor D

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Five-year-old Conor Dufficy from Moate had his leg amputated following a tragic accident, and Conor and his family face many challenges in living as normal a life as possible.

In response to the countless offers of assistance to Kieran, Niamh, and Conor, and because Kieran and Niamh’s time is consumed with Conor’s rehabilitation, a committee, Friends of Conor D, has been set up to harness the goodwill offered to the Dufficy family.

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AIT Students Union seeks accommodation for students

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

The Students Union at Athlone Institute of Technology is seeking local landlords to supply accommodation for students, as demand is currently exceeding supply.

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Midlands children’s outreach nursing service to benefit from fundraising

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

The Midlands children’s outreach nursing service based at the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar will benefit from the huge success of National Pyjama Day.

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Moate Agricultural Show - a great family day out

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

On Saturday August 23 Moate will play host to its 173rd annual agricultural show.

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Westmeath and Longford last in line for Lottery health funding

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Westmeath has been at the bottom of the heap when it comes to the allocation of National Lottery grants, it emerged this week.

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Westmeath Rose Katie Murphy wins Kilbeggan style stakes

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Westmeath Rose Katie Murphy from Mullingar who won the best dressed lady at Kilbeggan Races on Saturday. Photo: Thomas Gibbons

With her elegant 50s-inspired ensemble, Westmeath Rose Katie Murphy from Mullingar turned heads at last Saturday’s Kilbeggan Races, picking up the Best Dressed title.

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Dolan calls for greater awareness of farm safety

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Local Fine Gael councillor John Dolan has called upon farmers, and those who reside in rural areas, to try to be as vigilant as possible and take whatever steps are necessary to make both farms and the surrounding areas as safe as possible, particularly for children.

“2014 is becoming a very dark year for farm deaths in Ireland, with 17 people losing their lives in farm accidents so far this year- one more than in the whole year of 2013. The August bank holiday weekend was particularly sad with two children losing their lives in farm-related accidents,” said Cllr Dolan.

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Great Taste honours Westmeath producers

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Great Taste, the largest blind-tasted food awards scheme announced results showing some of the three-star winners for 2014. Included in the prestigious list are some local producers, proving that the Midlands can produce great food.

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Can’t drink the water? We won’t pay the charges!

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Independent candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim by-election, Emmett Corcoran, is calling on the people of Roscommon to boycott the payment of water charges until all water is drinkable.

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Lough Boora Battle of Giants encounter

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

The Lough Boora Battle of Giants, in association with Barretstown calls on children from across the country to take part in one of the most exciting family events of the summer in Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co Offaly on Sunday August 24.

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Closure of Roscommon A&E a factor in Mullingar overcrowding

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

The closure of Roscommon A&E is having a significant impact on overcrowding in the emergency department of Mullingar Hospital, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

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