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Councillors have adopted a biodiversity plan to protect and develop the county’s unique plant and animal life up to 2020. The Westmeath Biodiversity Action Plan 2014-2020 identifies the unique natural heritage that exists in the county, and sets out an ambitious framework to protect and enhance the wide range of habitats, plants, and animals in Westmeath.
Delvin, Oliver Plunkett’s, and Castletowngeoghegan were the big winners in the three important hurling games last weekend. Delvin edged out Crookedwood by the narrowest of margins, 2-8 to 1-10 to retain their senior status for 2014 and in doing so consigned The Wood to intermediate hurling for next year.
Lough Lene Gaels and Clonkill have booked their place in the semi-finals of this year’s Slevins Coaches senior hurling championship. The Gaels helped themselves to a 2-14 to 1-8 win over a disappointing Raharney while the reigning champions edged out Castletown Geoghegan in a thriller.
Westmeath citizens are to get their annual chance to comment on the county’s public bathing locations over the next three weeks, in line with an EU Directive on water standards.
In an effort to preserve water levels in Lough Owel because of the very dry spring, Waterways Ireland has closed the Royal Canal for navigation for the immediate future.
Two freshwater beaches in Westmeath have dropped in water quality over the past year, with one being granted ‘poor’ status.