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.


Councillors approve proposal to limit night time windfarm noise

Leszek Sychulec has been found guilty of the 2014 murder of Patryk Krupa. 
Photo: molloyphotography
A variation to the County Development Plan which would place certain limits on windfarm development in Westmeath has been unanimously approved by councillors. ...

The Week

It’s all country at the Shearwater Ballinasloe

Pictured at the launch of the exhibition are: Aedin McGinn; Hugh O’Reilly, Mayor Tom Farrell; Pat Keating; artist Paul Woods; Proinsias O’Rathaille, grandson of The O’Rahille; James Connolly Heron, great grandson of James Connolly; and Carmel Duffy
The Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe in association with Seamus Gallagher is inviting you to join them for ‘Country and Social Dancing’, a line-up of weekend events featuring the who’s who of the Irish country music scene, taking place ...


Cost of construction major impediment to solving housing crisis - CIF

A group of policy-makers has heard that the housing crisis will not be resolved until there is a reduction in the cost of Government levies and taxation, estimated to be 36 per cent of the value of a new home at a forum hosted by the Construction ...


Audi pursues research into electric mobility

Audi’s engineers say that they have gained a wealth of experience from the 1.4 million kilometres covered as part of the Electric Mobility Showcase. ...


NCC report a reminder of need for vigilance on economy and competitiveness – Bruton

The five young Buccaneers players (l-r) Danny Qualter, Jack Carty, Robbie Henshaw, Eoghan O’Reilly, and Saba Meunargia with Yvonne O’Shea, at the unveiling of the picture by Chris Flicker.
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, says the NCC’s Cost of Doing Business Report provides a reminder of the need for vigilance and action on competitiveness if we are to support the strong economy and society that ...


Buccs lose out to Ballynahinch after positive start

Eoghan O’Reilly makes one of his many breaks for Buccaneers against Ballynahinch
Despite a splendid hat-trick of tries by Eoghan O’Reilly, Ballynahinch again proved Buccaneers’ nemesis when they defeated the Midlanders 41-19 in their Ulster Bank League promotion play-off at sunny Ballymacarn Park on Saturday. ...


The Baby Market comes to Ballinasloe

The Baby Market is coming to the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe on Sunday, June 19 from 12-2pm. ...


Polls, debates, rows – It’s almost over!

The end is near! By the time you read this on Thursday some of you will have voted. Some will be getting ready to do so. Whatever the case, February 26 is the end of all the polls, the debates, the noise, the rows. The day belongs to you, the voters. ...


Plenty of history and heritage on show at Fore

Albert Reynolds 1932-2014
This Saturday, August 23, Fore is springing to life with a fantastic fun event for Heritage Week. ...


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