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A major investment package, announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Deputy Michael Ring TD, for digital services and facilities will benefit public libraries in Athlone and Moate as well as the wider library network.
New car registrations in county Westmeath for July have experienced a decrease 7.21 percent on the same period last year. There were 1,622 new registrations compared to 1,748 in July 2017. This is according to the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) who issued the official 182 new vehicle registration figures for the month along with their second quarterly motor industry review of 2018.
Reigning champions St. Lomans had to allow for extra reserves as they saw off the stern challenge provided by Athlone in Hogan Park, Moate on Sunday evening. Reduced to 14 players midway through the second half, Luke Dempsey's charges could have succumbed to intense Athlone pressure at this time and when Ryan Gaffey pointed to put the Shannonsiders in front, it seemed that St. Lomans were facing a rare Westmeath senior football championship loss.
In a welcome and positive development for the football club, Athlone Town AFC have confirmed that works will begin on a new astro turf playing facility at Lissywollen.
Another interesting weekend beckons in the Westmeath Senior Football Championship with the Sunday evening meeting between holders St Loman’s and Athlone promising to be an interesting encounter.
Men’s Sheds dotted throughout Westmeath are being encouraged to apply to a national funding pot of €500,000 to support their good work, Longford/Westmeath Deputy Peter Burke TD has outlined.
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Deputy Denis Naughten TD, has launched the first ‘call for applications’ under the Government’s new €500million Climate Action Fund.
A group of individuals from Athlone, Moate and north Westmeath are presently representing Ireland at the European People’s Festival in Lithuania from Saturday 21 to Saturday 28 July.
Holders St Loman’s, aiming for a four in a row of titles, proved too strong for The Downs on Sunday evening emerging 3-17 to 0-17 victors. TJ Cox, Ken Casey, and Paddy Dowdall all blasted goals for Luke Dempsey’s charges, who made an assured opening. The Downs, trailing by 0-12 to 0-6 at the interval, showed some improvement in the third quarter with Luke Loughlin a threat, but Loman’s responded with three goals.
Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has called for ATM machines to be installed on the west side of the town.