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Ericsson announce the loss of 100 jobs at Blyry site by next February

One of the main employers in the town, Ericsson, has announced the loss of 100 jobs from its Blyry site.

Moate gets €500k in funding towards new park

Almost half a million euro has been released to develop a town park in Moate, it was revealed this week (October 22).

IO Systems announces 30 jobs for Athlone

There has been widespread welcome this week to the news that IO Systems is to create 30 new jobs in Athlone.

Dolan returns to council chamber for second spell

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For the second time in his political career John Dolan from Castledaly will sit on Westmeath County Council without being directly elected, after the 43-year-old farmer was co-opted onto the council by Fine Gael on Friday night (September 21).

Race to replace Whelan hots up with two more names

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The anticipated re-elevation of John Dolan to the county council chamber will no longer be the rubber-stamped formality he might have hoped for with the news this week that at least two more candidates are to contest the vacant seat - including one from his home base of Castledaly.

Former Fine Gael councillor puts name forward for Whelan seat

Former councillor John Dolan, a farmer from Ballinahown, is the only confirmed candidate to date to replace Cllr Joe Whelan, who this week (July 30) became the second councillor this year to resign from Westmeath County Council due to professional pressures.

Time running out as barracks deputation comes up against brick wall

“Angry, frustrated, and embarrassed” Athlone councillors are still waiting to hear if their request to meet with the Taoiseach or Tánaiste over the barracks will be granted before the Dáil and the council break for their summer recess.

McFadden promotes Springboard higher education opportunities

Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden is encouraging those who are unemployed and interested in higher education to look into the opportunities on offer through the Springboard scheme.

Mullingar just one of five towns for dormant money

A decision on where the €88,000 of dormant fund money allocated to RAPID projects in Mullingar will be spent, is to be decided “within two weeks”, it was revealed this week.

Promise to keep politics out of chamber is short-lived

Despite the best of intentions, political allegiances reared their heads in style at this week’s meeting of Westmeath County Council.


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