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.


Boundary change should not affect religious or sporting bodies - Council

President of Athlone Institute of Technology, Professor Ciarán Ó Catháin presented with an honorary doctorate in Management from Management and Science University (MSU) President, Professor Shukri
Westmeath County Council says it is up to religious and sporting bodies to organise themselves "whatever way they deem appropriate" and that any boundary change in the Athlone area is an administrative matter. ...

The Week

Football, soccer, and singing at The Snug Bar this weekend

Book your seat at the bar this weekend to catch the best of the soccer and GAA action, and celebrate or commiserate afterwards to the sound of the top local bands. ...


Quiet country living near Hodson Bay

Property: Woodberry Grove, Roscommon Road, Athlone ...


Volvo XC90 named safest car on sale at What Car awards

The Volvo XC90 has won the respected What Car magazine’s safety award, beating competition from Audi, BMW, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz to claim the coveted award. ...


Pádraig O’Connor: The road to success in business can be paved with failure

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.
It is a general misconception that successful people do everything right and have experienced nothing but success along the way. ...


Buccaneers look to build momentum against Ballymena this Saturday

Athlone Town manager Alan Mathews. Photo: Matt Browne/SPORTSFILE
Buccaneers make the long journey north to face Ballymena in the Ulster Bank League Division 1B at Eaton Park on Saturday, with kick off 2.30pm. ...


Slimming World gives new lease of life back to local woman

Local Athlone woman, Carol Sylvester from Arcadia, has been given a new lease of life after losing weight and winning back her health. ...


Fine Gael in full flight!

Never let it be said that I only follow the Ard Fheis of one Party. Last Saturday night, having spent the morning and early afternoon in Dun Laoghaire with Fianna Fáil, I sat down at home to look at Enda Kenny’s speech at the Fine Gael ...


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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