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Chairman of the Mullingar Area committee Cllr Ken Glynn has expressed anger at Minister for Defence Alan Shatter’s refusal to meet with members to discuss the future of the military museum.
The council is to ask the Gardaí to monitor traffic at Green Bridge, after receiving several complaints from councillors about the number of near misses and “persistent breaking of traffic lights” on the bridge.
In the hope of attracting some positive publicity for Mullingar, a local councillor is proposing the introduction of an annual award to honour a person from Mullingar or its environs who has achieved national or international success.
There are still hopes that a new home might be found in Mullingar for some items from the Columb Barracks military museum, in spite of reports that the collection is to be moved to Athlone.
Owners of derelict sites should be prepared to go to court as Westmeath County Council will be taking cases when people don’t meet the legal obligations associated with managing their sites.
The council chamber enjoyed a rare laugh this week when unreformed smoker Cllr Fintan Cooney bristled at a suggestion for banning smoking from the town park playground, saying such a move would “eliminate grandparents”.
The National Roads Authority came in for some heavy criticism this week from Mullingar councillors after it removed the picture of a caravan from a roadsign outside Tyrrellspass.
A new postbox is to be provided for Mullingar residents near the Spar shop in Ardleigh on the C-Link Road.
Mullingar councillors are being asked to come up with a potential location for a skatepark in the town.
Mullingar Town Council is getting behind the National Shop for Ireland Day, due to take place on Saturday September 24.