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Albert Niland for the Passionfruit

Possibly best known for his haunting rendition of Kate Bush’s ‘Wuthering Heights’, Irish singer-songwriter Albert Niland comes to the Passionfruit Theatre on Saturday January 30 at 8.30pm.

Local designers and craftspeople showcase to the world

Several of Westmeath’s most talented designers and craftmakers are gearing up to take part in Showcase, Ireland’s creative expo, which takes place in the RDS from January 24 to 27.

Arthur seeks explanation to water shortages in Kilbeggan

Local councillor Colm Arthur has expressed his concern over water shortages and burst pipes in Kilbeggan due to freezing temperatures over the last couple of weeks.

Water rationing continues as Athlone prepares for thaw

Water shortages in Athlone show no sign of abating this week, with overnight water outages continuing in a bid to maintain reservoir levels.

Air Corps to the rescue at Lough Ree

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A Westmeath farmer was delighted last Sunday when members of the Air Corps dropped in to his island home to deliver essential bales of hay to feed his animals during the cold spell.

Outrage as locals face fourth week without water

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Residents in some of Mullingar’s housing estates are facing into their fourth week without running water as it emerged that several homes have had no water supply since Christmas.

Mayo artist to design sculpture for Mullingar

Ballintubber artist Cathal McCarthy has been picked to design the newest piece of public art for Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

Bannon walk-out in protest at flood failure

Local Fine Gael TD James Bannon walked out of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Environment, Heritage & Local Government on Tuesday, in protest at the Government’s failure to set up a river Shannon authority to ensure that flooding will not devastate housing, farming, business, and tourism in the Midlands again.

Council to phase out water rationing

There was long-awaited good news for Athlone’s residents in recent days, with the announcement that water rationing and overnight outages should be on the way out.

Local projects shortlisted for Better Ireland programme

AIB’s Better Ireland Programme has announced details of the six Westmeath children’s projects shortlisted for the current 2009/2010 programme.


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