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Up to 1,000 tug-of-war competitors and their fans are in Breaffy Sports Arena this weekend for the world indoor championships.
Some 800 tug-of-war champions and their supporters from 16 countries around the world are descending on Breaffy in February, bringing a unique event and an economic boost to the locality.
“You must be a brave man to be stepping into politics, but it’s brave men we need,” was the dubious welcome extended to Westmeath’s newest councillor Peter Keaney at his first county council meeting on Monday.
In the lee of the Penrose resignation storm, his nine elected colleagues in Westmeath have chosen to stay within the party fold after an emergency meeting in Mullingar on Wednesday night (November 16).
Westmeath’s councillors have pledged to do all they can to support the local farming community, after receiving a presentation from the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) on some of the challenges facing the county’s farmers.
There are 28 sites currently listed as derelict in Westmeath, with 156 more under investigation, it emerged this week.
Cllr Peter Burke became the latest cathaoirlach of the Mullingar area committee of Westmeath County Council, after his uncontested elevation at its annual meeting on Monday.
Mick Dollard, poll-topping Labour councillor for the Mullingar East ward and 25-year veteran of local politics, was elected unopposed to the position of cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council for the second time in his career at its AGM this week (June 21).
After 25 years of debate and negotiation, the improvement of the final stretch of the troublesome and dangerous Delvin road (N52) was given the green light by the county council this week; however, it is expected the €5m project could take another two years to complete.
A Nigerian junior doctor who was hired by St Luke’s Hospital was found to have not been registered with the medical council and his references were not checked prior to his employment.