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Westmeath County Council has confirmed it is to host a triumphal homecoming for both Mullingar Olympians - John Joe Nevin and Joseph Murphy - on Monday evening (August 13).
After helping his country to fifth place in the Olympics with two superb clear rounds in the final showjumping phase on Monday, Westmeath’s Joseph Murphy returned to Ireland on Tuesday (July 31) with a lifetime’s worth of memories.
Mullingar is to formally say thank you to its “outstanding” Olympic ambassador John Joe Nevin this autumn after a unanimous vote at this week’s meeting of the town council.
Landlord’ is a word with grim associations in Ireland and both the native Irish and British politicians in the 19th century viewed them as a major problem.
Not so long ago December 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, a day when schools were closed, was the start of Christmas for most people. There were not the long gruelling hours of late-night shopping that are par for the course today. Perhaps in the final days before Christmas, most shops would open late; but generally in the weeks leading up to December 25, it was the normal week’s opening times. Believe it or not, everyone got their shopping done.