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I hope each of you in some way or another is enjoying this lovely weather. We are so lucky to live on an island, when we look at mainland Europe where the temperatures have soared to an almost unbearable level and there are deaths and forest fires and all such attendant ills from the very high temperatures there. Here, we are enjoying the dry, hot weather, which is just at those temperatures which are bearable but lovely, and I hope it is a foretaste of all of the summer to come.
Former tánaiste Michael McDowell recently described the European elections as a mad dash where household names strive to become household names. There is more than an element of truth to this; high profile politicians such as Gerry Collins, Jim Higgins, and Brian Hayes went largely off the radar after relocating to Brussels.
The traditional ‘turning of the sod’ ritual at a Westmeath County Council housing development in Arcadia, was performed by the Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Damien English TD, on Tuesday morning.
Michael Ryan stepped down as Westmeath manager following Saturday's 2-21 to 0-16 All Ireland SHC Preliminary Quarter-Final defeat against Wexford at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar.
It has been a hugely encouraging start for Westmeath in the Joe McDonagh Cup, but Michael Ryan's team will know another tough test awaits in Tralee next Sunday against Kerry, 3pm throw-in.
Saturday's Allianz Hurling League Division 2A final ended in disappointment for Westmeath, who were well beaten 2-19 to 2-12 by Carlow at O'Moore Park.
Westmeath's Allianz Football League Division Three campaign concluded with a 1-20 to 1-14 loss against Offaly at TEG Cusack Park last Sunday.
Sports clubs in Westmeath are to receive €1,115,567 in funding allocations through the 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme (SCP).
An Athlone maker who creates hand-made jewellery and framed art from reclaimed buttons will be in the spotlight at the Gifted Contemporary Craft and Design Fair in Dublin’s RDS from December 5 to 10.