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Violent feuding “besmirched” name of Mullingar

“Nothing short of evil” is how Cllr Ruth Illingworth this week described the recent feuding-related violent incidents in Mullingar, which she said had served to further blacken the name of Mullingar.

Mullingar’s Springfield Tunnel reopened

The Springfield Tunnel, which had been closed to facilitate the construction of the Mullingar Sewerage Improvement Scheme, was reopened this week in the presence of councillors and members of the local community.

Mullingar mayor moves to avert ‘bins war’

Steps were taken at this week’s town council meeting to prevent the outbreak of a ‘bins war’ across the county, after Mullingar’s mayor raised concern over the question of the ownership of domestic bins.

Signage request ends in heated exchange

A motion to erect bilingual signage in Mullingar’s housing estates sparked a heated exchange of words at Tuesday’s town council meeting, after cathaoirleach Cllr Ruth Illingworth questioned the local relevance of the names of some housing estates on the west side of Mullingar.

Cllr calls local splinter provos “illiterate vermin”

The local representatives of Republican Sinn Fein (RSF) were described as “vermin” and “garbage” by the Cathaoirleach of the town council, historian Ruth Illingworth, after they sent in an anonymous protest letter to the council this week (February 18).

Joe Dolan returns home for a memorable night

Hundreds of emotional, excitable fans thronged the Mullingar Arts Centre last Wednesday night for the first home appearance of the Joe Dolan reunion tour.

Calls for further surface water investigation

Westmeath County Council's catchment management system has identified the need for further investigative monitoring at some surface water sites throughout the county, Mullingar town councillors were informed last week.

Mullingar St Patrick’s Festival in full swing

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The weather forecast is looking promising and it’s all systems go for Mullingar’s biggest and best St Patrick’s Day Festival yet.

Festival of Fires launched

Fires glowed on more than a dozen hilltops across the Midlands as Westmeath launched its newest festival on the legendary Hill of Uisneach to celebrate May 1 Bealtaine.

Celebrating 800 years of the Franciscans in Multyfarnham

2009 represents the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the Franciscan Order. In Multyfarnham, Co Westmeath, the Irish Franciscans have had a presence at the Franciscan Abbey since the 13th century.

 

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