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Councillors fear increase in county's commercial rates

There are fears that commercial rates will increase across the county after the local government reforms come into effect in June.

Mullingar to have only mayor in the county as Athlone loses out

Mullingar is to have a mayor from June 1 this year but Athlone will not.

Councillors warn that dangerous roads are putting children’s lives at risk

Lethally dangerous roads are putting the lives of children at risk in two Westmeath towns.

Generous garda saves man from longer sentence

A man who fought with four gardaí and had to be restrained with pepper spray after being stopped in an uninsured car was told he would have got “a much longer sentence” had his arresting garda not spoken up for him in court.

Six months for “scum” stalker

A man who terrorised his former partner despite her being the subject of a protection order, was described as being “no better than scum” as he was jailed for six months this week (February 19).

Restitiution efforts leads to pension fraud leniency

A man who defrauded the State out of more than €22,000 was ordered to pay a total of €1,135 in fines and costs this week (February 12) after the court heard how he had begun to make restitution.

Gardaí seek medical advice on dog shooter who wants his guns back

A man who shot his neighbour’s dog, yet didn’t kill it outright, has been ordered to get a psychiatric evaluation before a judge would consider returning his now confiscated weapons.

‘We’re a dirty filthy nation,’ says Cooney

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“A dirty filthy nation,” is how Cllr Mark Cooney described the Irish, saying the level of litter seen here isn’t seen in other countries.

Leave litter to build up on streets - councillor

A Westmeath councillor has suggested leaving rubbish to build up on the county’s streets for several weeks so people can see the damage done by littering.

Jail for shoplifting mother of two

A young mother of two from Moate who previously promised she would never rob again has been jailed for six months for shoplifting.


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