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Clowns to the right, voters to the left

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Half of the 27 candidates who have declared for the Midlands-North-West European Parliament constituency set out their stalls at two similar events this week with very different outcomes.

Students receive awards at Graduate.ie online citizenship programme ceremony

A prizegiving ceremony for transition year students who participated in the Graduate.ie Online Citizenship Programme was recently hosted in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel.

Athlone student Ryan Dolan a winner in Rotary Youth Leadership competition

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Athlone student Ryan Dolan was one of just 24 teenagers from all over the island of Ireland to be presented with a Rotary Youth Leadership Development certificate at the European Parliament’s offices in Dublin recently.

The heads above the parapet

In a hundred days from now, most of us will go to the polls to elect new city and county councillors and new MEPs. The race for the European seat used to be a lot more interesting when the constituency was merely the West...now it goes from Rossaveal to somewhere near the Mull of Kintyre. There is never any shortage of candidates for the European gig...as political posts go, they are the most desired. If I ever come back in the next life as a politician, you’ll find me in Brussels or Strasbourg, eating starters instead of main courses to keep the pounds down.

Our young people are in crisis and the EU must respond – MEP Maria Walsh

The young people of Ireland could greatly benefit from the introduction of an EU-wide strategy specifically focused on providing assistance with the cost of living and housing crisis - this, the view of Midlands-North West MEP Maria Walsh, who is calling for the introduction of a strategy to increase funding for affordable housing and to promote private sector investment in housing construction.

Ireland must be more proactive in protecting and providing for our children – MEP Maria Walsh

Ireland must be more proactive when it comes to protecting our children and young people, according to Midlands-North West MEP Maria Walsh.

Croí advocates for cardiovascular health on dual fronts

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Croí, the Heart and Stroke Charity, made a significant impact by actively participating in two pivotal events simultaneously, addressing cardiovascular health issues on both the European and Irish fronts.

Moate Community School student wins in Rotary Youth Leadership competition

Moate student Eimear Keenan was one of just 24 teenagers from all over the island of Ireland to be presented with a Rotary Youth Leadership Development certificate at the European Parliament’s offices in Dublin recently.

Local Minister of State makes initial foray into European political sphere

Local Fine Gael Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, travelled to Brussels twice in recent times, his first foray into European politics.

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.

 

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