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Rural broadband an issue on the doorsteps

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.

Longford-Westmeath by-election expected to be called for May 23

The race to fill the late Nicky McFadden’s Dáil seat will begin in earnest on Wednesday (April 30) when the Government is expected to call a by-election for May 23 to elect the 40th TD to represent the Longford-Westmeath constituency.

Longford-Westmeath by-election expected to be called for May 23

The race to fill the late Nicky McFadden’s Dáil seat will begin in earnest on Wednesday (April 30) when the Government is expected to call a by-election for May 23 to elect the 40th TD to represent the Longford-Westmeath constituency.

Councillors to defy Minister again on windfarms

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Spurred on by the support of 5,600 people from across the county and beyond, Westmeath’s councillors are to once again defy Government recommendations on wind energy.

United we stand - retiring councillor Flanagan slams urban/rural divide in county

The urban/rural and north/south divides in Westmeath need to be tackled when the local government reforms come into effect in June.

Labour office may change hands but won’t close

Rumours in Mullingar that the Labour constituency office on Bishopgate Street was going to close were quickly snuffed out this week by one of its oldest professional residents.

Minister could overturn council’s wind energy policy

Westmeath’s newly formed policy on wind energy could be overturned by the Department of the Environment if it is found to be out of step with national policy, it emerged this week.

Westmeath is open for business - new forum proposed

Westmeath is to have a new economic forum starring the best and brightest entrepreneurs the county has to offer.

15 councillors vote to support abattoir in residential area

Continuing its vein of defiance from last week, Westmeath County Council voted to allow an abattoir be built in a residential area, contrary to the wishes of both the planning department and An Bord Pleanála.

15 councillors vote to support abattoir in residential area

Continuing its vein of defiance from last week, Westmeath County Council voted to allow an abattoir be built in a residential area, contrary to the wishes of both the planning department and An Bord Pleanála.

 

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