Arts centre reports busiest year yet

Fri, Aug 22, 2014


2013 saw the highest ever number of events take place in Mullingar Arts Centre, with attendance also up on the previous number of years.

Some 127 separate events took place in the centre during 2013, up from 99 the previous year.


Be conscious of your social media image

It’s a simple mistake to make and one to which many have fallen victim. You create a winning CV that accurately matches your skills and talents to a particular job advertisement. You are called for interview.

Goal scorer Brendan Murtagh. Photo: Sportsfile


Wedding fair at Glasson Country House Hotel

If you are looking at wedding hotels in Athlone and the Midlands, then the four-star Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club could be the ideal wedding venue for you. This stunning lakeside property - ideal for those truly memorable wedding photos - is family-owned and managed, and has established a deserved reputation for delivering top quality food in a warm and welcoming environment. If you are looking for something that little bit different you would be strongly encouraged to pay a visit and see for yourselves.


All new Kia Sorento offers style and substance

Building on the success of the outgoing model with a unique blend of style, practicality, and technology, the all-new Kia Sorento went on sale recently with an entry level price of €38,995. The very impressive new SUV is smoother with a swept-back profile and more sculpted surfaces. The third-generation model delivers a premium look and feel, with more space in a much improved interior and numerous innovative features.


Government’s new tourism policy will benefit the Midlands - McFadden

Fine Gael TD for Longford/Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed the launch of the Government’s new tourism policy, ‘People, Place and Policy - Growing Tourism to 2025’, saying it will benefit tourism in the Midlands.

Members of Moate Children’s Choir


O’Rourke invites Athlone to book launch “party”

Former Minister and TD, Mary O’Rourke is hoping to use the launch of her memoir on Sunday to provide “a bit of a party for Athlone”.


Four-bedroom Coosan bungalow the perfect family home

Location: Lower Clonbrusk, Coosan West, Athlone, Co Westmeath


Hurlers qualify for League decider

Westmeath manager Michael Ryan was delighted the midlanders stayed cool under pressure to earn a place in the Division 2A Allianz Hurling League decider.

Niall O’Brien’s late point against Carlow guided Westmeath into the Division 2A Allianz Hurling League final. Photo: Sportsfile

The Week

First class weekend ahead at The Snug Bar

On Thursday renowned local musicians Jock and Dave are in The Snug from 9.30pm to play a wide range of songs to suit all musical tastes from the old classics to the current chart toppers.

Macey South


Plenty of history and heritage on show at Fore

This Saturday, August 23, Fore is springing to life with a fantastic fun event for Heritage Week.

Albert Reynolds 1932-2014

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