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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.


Athlone Regional Sports Centre primed to unveil activity laden outdoor fitness park

Benny Dunne, Tom McCarth, John McWeeney, Colm Mulvihill, Brendan McEnroe, John McGeehan, Sean Flynn (coach), Bart Flanagan (cox) and Frank Farrell

Further enhancing the stellar suite of options presently available within Athlone Regional Sports Centre, an outdoor fitness park encompassing a wealth of family laden activity choices, will be unveiled to the public on Monday (September 21). ...

The Week

Athlone premiere for hilarious new radio comedy play

John David Washington is The Protagonist in Tenet.

It is true to say there is not a lot of fun around these days, what with COVID-19 and all the other goings on. ...


Homeowners urged to check heating system to attract buyers

With property prices rising by 4.3 percent as the nation exits out of lockdown, homeowners with an itch to sell are now getting a chance to get their house in order and on the market. ...


Nissan and AIB aim to put more EVs on Irish roads

Pictured with the new Nissan Leaf are Yvonne Holmes, chief sustainability officer at AIB, and James McCarthy, CEO Nissan Ireland.

Nissan and AIB have joined forces in an ambitious initiative to put more electric vehicle drivers onto Irish roads and help support the transition to a low-carbon economy. ...


The employment power of introverts

Q: I’m a young professional. I would describe myself as an introvert. My reserved nature seems to clash with the apparently mandatory skill of ‘excellent communication skills’ that I so often see in job specs. I feel I am at a ...


Athlone rue semi-final opportunity as Tyrrellspass seal narrow win

Aspirations of Flanagan Cup success came to a halt for Athlone on Sunday afternoon as they were defeated by Tyrrellspass in the semi-final of the Westmeath SFC

The wait for a return to the showpiece fixture of Westmeath club football continues for Athlone following a narrow defeat to Tyrrellspass in the semi-final of this year’s prized competition in TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar, on Sunday afternoon. ...


Virtual confidence building course for visually impaired launched

NTT Living with Sight Loss Monaghan in the Four Seasons Hotel Monaghan.

Sight loss charity, Fighting Blindness, is opening up their popular confidence building course, Living with Sight Loss, to visually impaired people living in Westmeath and across Ireland. ...


Machinations of Brexit persist as former President of Ireland to publish a memoir

The things we want to talk about this week are mostly the same as those of last week, because they keep re-occurring and they keep being interesting and demanding attention and discussion. ...


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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