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.


Troy urges Midland communities to remain vigilant following latest robbery

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Hodson Bay Health and Leisure’s 10 year anniversary celebration in the new year

Pictured (l-r) are Ollie Lennon, Leisure Centre manager, TV star Kathryn Thomas and Leisure Centre team member Todor Tilev
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“Th’ whole worl’s in a terrible state o’ chassis”

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Attractive four-bedroom home in convenient location

1 Woodberry Grove
This attractive detached residence in Woodberry Grove, Athlone, is situated in an ideal location just off the Roscommon Road/N61. ...


St Loman’s lose out to Ballyboden St Enda’s in Leinster SFC semi-final

Bob Dwan, Ballyboden St Enda’s, in action against Paul Sharry, St Loman’s, in the AIB Leinster GAA Senior Club Football Championship Semi-Final in Cusack Park. Picture credit: Seb Daly/SPORTSFILE
To be playing in the Leinster SFC deep into November is an achievement, but St Loman’s of Mullingar were still disappointed with Sunday’s semi-final exit at Cusack Park. ...

The Week

Christmas parties and festive tunes at The Snug Bar

Looking for somewhere to go with friends or workmates during the festive season? Somewhere with great live music, a private area, and some nibbles? Then look no further than The Snug Bar, Main Street, Athlone.   ...


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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