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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.

Has Westmeath got talent?

The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI), in conjunction with Smithwick’s, is giving the Westmeath public the chance to showcase their talent in the ‘Stars of our Bars’ pub talent competition, kicking off this month at a pub near you.

Young Westmeath scientists clean up at awards

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Months of hard work paid off for several young Athlone scientists on Friday last, when they scooped awards at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

€2.3m parking and EU money to improve Mullingar in 2010

Allocations for the €1.13m collected from parking in Mullingar last year were shown to councillors this week (January 18), at the monthly meeting of the area committee, as well as as a €1.2m EU grant to promote cycling around the town.

Council to phase out water rationing

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

 

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