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The old adage ‘two out of three ain’t bad’ proved true for Willow Park at the weekend as double success was garnered for the club’s Over 35s squad and CCFL team in their respective cup competitions. However, the DPD Park based first team bowed out of the Metropolitan Cup in the first round as opponents, Newtown Rangers, overcame a three goal half time deficit to advance to next stage of the competition.
"I BECAME a basketmaker because I was attracted to the idea of growing my own willow and being involved in the whole process from harvesting willow through to making a basket."
The big game in Athlone at the weekend saw Cushla Park host a local derby between Monksland United and Willow Park.
A green area located behind Willow Park estate is to be transformed into a parkland consisting of walkways and a play area for children.
Willow Park housing estate in Athlone has been nominated by Westmeath County Council to participate in the All Island Competition Pride of Place.
Farrelly Bros, based in Kells, Co Meath, have launched their 2009/10 promotional campaign for the growing of willow. They see willow as a crop that can help supply their growing needs for high quality woodchip for the commercial and industrial sectors. Woodchip is still less than half the price of oil and the demand that these sectors have for a renewable and carbon neutral fuel like willow, is such that Farrelly Bros could plant over 1,000 acres each year and still not meet the demand. In short, demand exceeds supply – a rare thing in modern agriculture.