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County’s sole Minister calls for Westmeath to be united for election purposes

Local Fine Gael Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, has called for sections of County Westmeath currently in the Meath West constituency to be returned to the Longford/Westmeath electoral area prior to a future general election.

Special event highlights the low numbers of women in Westmeath County Council

On Monday of last week the 20 elected seats of Westmeath County Council were filled for a meeting, but not all by elected representatives.

End of an era as Naughten decides to step away from national politics

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has confirmed that he will not contest the next General Election, due to take place in 2025.

Westmeath County Council removed 30 tents for homeless people In 2022

Westmeath County Council removed 30 tents and sleeping bags given to homeless people by Midlands Simon last year.

Minister Burke urges young County Westmeath people to consider a career in the EU

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Local Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, Minister for European Affairs, has urged young people and graduates from Athlone and wider Westmeath to consider the varied job opportunities available across the EU.

Naughten calls on Taoiseach to intervene over capacity at Portiuncula University Hospital

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten has requested that the Taoiseach intervene as a matter of urgency to ensure plans for a new emergency department as well as additional bed capacity at Portiuncula University Hospital proceed without further delay.

Fine Gael Councillor Dolan welcomes new Local Improvement Scheme for 2023

Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has welcomed confirmation from Westmeath County Council that the local authority is seeking for expressions of interest in funding for the upgrade of private roads under the Local Improvement Scheme.

Dáil support sought for frontline workers with long Covid-19 symptoms – Naughten

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has sought Dáil support to designate long Covid-19 as an occupational illness for frontline workers who contracted the virus due to their employment.

Naughten welcomes grant of up to €50,000 for empty homes

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Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has welcomed the announcement that families can now apply for a grant of €30,000 to refurbish a home that has been vacant for two years, with an additional top-up grant of up to €20,000 if the property is derelict.

New training programmes to tackle issue of women in Westmeath local politics

With only four women currently elected to Westmeath County Council out of 20 councillors, Women for Election has launched its new training calendar to help attract and support more women to enter and succeed into local politics in advance of the next local elections in 2024.


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