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One Mullingar secretary has to sit on the bonnet of a car in Forest Park to get internet coverage, and a father who is studying online has to stay two hours late in work because he has no broadband at home - these were the stories told at this week’s April meeting of Westmeath County Council.
Following her appearance on the Late Late Show, RTÉ broadcaster and author Evelyn O’Rourke is set to speak in the Greville Arms Hotel on Friday May 2, accompanied by Mullingar native and acclaimed Irish Times journalist Kathy Sheridan and Dr Patricia Heavey, AIT, for an evening of celebration, inspiration, and enjoyment.
Fianna Fáil Local Election candidate for Mullingar-Kilbeggan, Cllr Avril Whitney, has called on the Government to immediately reverse the decision to close over 100 rural Garda stations across the country.
Local Election pressure was eveident this week after a first-time candidate criticised his outgoing competitors following a vote to maintain the zoning status on a parcel of land in direct contravention of expert advice.
Westmeath’s Community and Voluntary Forum presented a wish-list of proposals to the Mullingar Area Committee earlier this week, detailing their requests for improvements in a variety of areas.
Westmeath County Council’s cul-de-sac policy is effectively heading down a cul-de-sac of its own because councillors believe it is not fit for purpose.
Westmeath County Council has no funding to carry out repairs on cul de sacs, in spite of a number of pleas from councillors this week.
‘It’s good to talk’ is the message being promoted by a new low cost counselling service being launched in Mullingar.
There was a common refrain of dismay voiced this week with the news that private house grants issued by Westmeath County Council are to be cut by over a half.