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As the newly elected Westmeath County Council meets for the first time later today, it looks likely that, for the first time in years, Fine Gael will be in control of all three local authorities in the county.
Last Thursday June 11, outgoing cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council, Cllr Joe Whelan officially opened the new county buildings in Mullingar.
Cllr Mark Cooney was unanimously elected as mayor of Athlone at the Town Council’s AGM this week.
Cllr Joe Whelan used the occasion of his last address as cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council to pay tribute to the former councillors who lost their seats in the local elections earlier this month.
Following representations by Cllr Joe Whelan regarding the water supply in the west of Moate, Westmeath County Council has assured him that it is safe and not contaminated.
The drainage problems which have plagued Athlone in recent years are soon to be a thing of the past, with the news this week that the Athlone Main Drainage Scheme has moved a step closer to completion.
The 2009 Higher Education Grants Scheme has just been announced by the Department of Education, and Westmeath County Council is currently sending out application forms and details to all those who requested same.
Mullingar has been chosen as the fourth location in the Lakelands and Inlands region to host an open day showcasing what is on offer in the area. Organised by Fáilte Ireland, Waterways Ireland, Westmeath County Council and a committee made up of local businesses, the open day will take place on Sunday September 27 from noon to 6pm and will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the tourism assets of the Mullingar region.
Demand for local authority housing rose by over 150 per cent in Athlone between 2005 and 2008, according to new statistics from the Department of the Environment.
Demand for local authority housing rose by over 42 per cent in Westmeath between 2005 and 2008, according to new statistics from the Department of the Environment.