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An abundance of artistic talent from Westmeath features in the latest edition of the twice-yearly Midlands Arts and Culture Magazine.
The Hill of Uisneach in Loughnavalley is already deemed to be the mythological and sacred centre of Ireland, and now it’s in the running to become a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) world heritage site.
A military museum in Mullingar would be a major tourist attraction for the town, according to councillors.
Market House should be used as a town museum or cultural centre after the town council is abolished next month.
Mullingar councillors are calling for a monument to be erected in the town in memory of the 300-plus soldiers from the locality who lost their lives during World War I.
The late Nicky McFadden will be remembered for her warmth, her common touch, and the genuine care she had for her Westmeath constituents.
Members of Mullingar Town Council who have never been mayor may still get the opportunity to don the mayoral chain of office before the council is disbanded in May.
A local councillor has criticised the Government’s policy of continued recentralisation and called it an “absolute joke”.
The first shock in the race for next year’s council elections came to light yesterday (Thursday) with the news that Fine Gael’s Ruth Illingworth is to step away from Mullingar politics for good.
The lack of a heritage officer in Westmeath is a regrettable loss to the county, says a prominent local historian.