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A further section of the Royal Canal cycleway, as far as the Meath county boundary, was officially opened this week.
Organiser of this week’s canal restoration public meeting, Cllr Aengus O’Rourke, has called for a committed community effort in order to make the project a success.
Preparations are in full swing for the sixth year of the Waterways Ireland triAthlone, and registration is now open for the event happening on July 2.
News that it will be at least five years before any major investment is made in flood defence measures in the Athlone area was met with dismay by Athlone town councillors this week.
Mullingar is well on its way to becoming a top quality cycle hub following the launch this week of the Mullingar Cycle Network project and the opening of three of the eight cycle routes planned for the town.
Westmeath County Council marked further progress this week in the development of cycleways around Mullingar when it opened the newest phase of the town’s cycleways on the Royal Canal between Harbour Bridge and the Dublin Bridge. The ceremony was performed on Friday June 4 by Cllr Fintan Cooney, cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council as part of the Active Travel Mullingar Project.
A meeting with Waterways Ireland is to be sought by council members before they make a decision on how best to proceed with the local area plan for Glasson.
Representatives of 24 different sports were in attendance in the council atrium on Monday to help launch “Destination Sport - Mullingar”, a week long celebration of sport planned for June 12-20 around the town.
Athlone has been chosen as the first location in the Lakelands and Inlands region to host an open day, on Sunday October 5, showcasing what is on offer in the area.