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.


International Triple P Practice Excellence Award 2015

Karen Heavey, Triple P co-ordinator for Midland Area Parenting Partnership (MAPP) is the 2015 recipient of the Triple P Practice Award which was judged by an international panel

Professor Matt Sanders, founder of Triple P Programme presenting Triple P Practice Excellence Award to Karen Heavey


Hotel Meyrick - the perfect destination for a spring break

The four-star Hotel Meyrick has a range of excellent short breaks and packages on offer, designed for those in need of a break away this spring/summer.


Dacia reveals Signature Prime special editions

Dacia Ireland has announced pricing and specification for their new top-of-the-range Signature Prime special edition versions of the Sandero, Duster, and Logan MCV.


Councillors push to reduce late night noise pollution caused by boy racers

Councillors from Athlone Municipal District are hoping that the executive and Gardaí can work together to solve issues surrounding late night noise pollution caused by ‘boy racers’.

Willie Brady (chairperson, St Hilda’s Services), Sheila Buckley Byrne (CEO, St Hilda’s Services), Fergal Loonam, Robbie Henshaw (Connacht and Ireland rugby), Enda Fitzgerald, Anna Walsh (Lady Captain, Athlone Golf Club) at the launch of the St Hilda’s Golf Classic which takes place in Athlone Golf Club on May 22.


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”.


Unique opportunity to buy in Coosan Point

Location: Four Winds, Coosan Point, Coosan, Athlone, Co Westmeath


Buccs beaten in Connacht under u20 decider

A physically stronger and more cohesive NUIG-Corinthians defeated Buccaneers 35-15 in the final of the Connacht u20 Cup at the Sportsground on Sunday.

Thomas Finucane powers to the NUIG-Corinthians line to score Buccaneers’ second try.

The Week

Over 40 fringe events for 63rd drama festival

The 2015 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival will see the most extensive fringe festival in Athlone in the 63 years since the national event began.

Toxic Twins


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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